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  • Ahmed Patel’s son, daughter don’t wish to join politics 30 Nov 2020 23:48 Faisal with his sister Mumtaz in Piraman on MondaySurat/Bharuch: The son and daughter of deceased Congress stalwart Ahmed Patel on Monday dismissed suggestions of joining active politics and emphasized that they will continue to carry forward the …
  • 49 per cent of November Covid deaths in 8 days 30 Nov 2020 04:44 123 patients succumb to Covid-19 between Nov 22 and 29, of which 16 were on Sunday; daily cases dip with 1,564 persons testing positive for the infection in 24 hours; Ahmedabad reports 345 cases, its overall tally likely to cross 50k mark today Daily cases …
  • In a first in Surat, Tameta gang booked under GujCTOC 29 Nov 2020 02:10 Surat: In a first offence of its kind registered in the city, Surat police booked 14 members Asif Tameta and Ajju Tameta gang under the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GujCTOC) Act on Friday. Police investigation so far revealed that the …
  • After Ahmed Patel: Can the Gandhis pull Congress out of the mess? 28 Nov 2020 18:39 Amid the observations that the passing of Congress leader Ahmed Patel was an irreparable loss to the party, it was forgotten how its fortunes had taken a U-turn in barely three years. In August 2017, the “irreplaceable comrade” acted more like an …
  • After Ahmed Patel's demise, Congress appoints former MP Pawan Kumar Bansal as treasurer 28 Nov 2020 14:24 Congress accuses RR Nagar BJP candidate Munirathna for 'resorting to goondaism' Three days after the death of veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel, party chief Sonia Gandhi on Saturday gave the role of party's treasurer to former Railway …
  • Covid cases peak in Guj for third straight day 28 Nov 2020 03:04 Case tally rises to 2.05 lakh, death toll at 3,938 so far; A'bad reported 353 cases, Surat 299, Vadodara 167, Rajkot, 139; as cases rise further, daily testing drops again, with less than 70k tests across Guj on Friday For the third straight day, cases …
  • Tests drop but cases peak in Gujarat 27 Nov 2020 03:55 From highest-ever 91.4k Covid tests on Wednesday, daily testing dropped to 70.8k on Thursday; 361cases in A’bad Covid-19 cases in Gujarat hit a fresh peak for the second consecutive day, with 1,560 persons testing positive in 24 hours. Ironically, a total …
  • Cops seize 500 bogus marksheets 27 Nov 2020 02:03 Vadodara: Investigations into the bogus marksheet racket that surfaced in the city have revealed that the gang had a country-wide network. The prevention of crime branch (PCB) made three more arrests in the racket after the kingpin Dilip Mohite was nabbed …
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Contract signed with L&T for alignment works 26 Nov 2020 21:04 The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) on Thursday signed an agreement for the country's biggest infrastructure contract for design and construction of 47 percent alignment for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. The contract …
  • Ahmed Patel laid to rest in ancestral village; top Congress leaders present 26 Nov 2020 20:55 Written by Kamal Saiyed | Piraman (bharuch District) | Updated: November 27, 2020 1:24:58 am Relatives and supporters gather during the funeral procession of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who passed away on Wednesday, at Piraman in Bharuch district, …
  • Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project: Contract signed with L&T for alignment works 26 Nov 2020 20:51 The National High Speed Rail Corporation Limited (NHSRCL) on Thursday signed an agreement for the country's biggest infrastructure contract for design and construction of 47 percent alignment for the Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train project. The contract …
  • Ahmed Patel laid to rest in his ancestral village in Gujarat; Rahul Gandhi attends funeral 26 Nov 2020 17:45 Image Source : PTI Senior Congress leader Rahul Gandhi along with Mumtaz Patel, daughter of late party leader Ahmed Patel and his son Faisel Patel during his last rites, in Vadodara. Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel was laid to rest at his native village …
  • Congress loses its master strategist 26 Nov 2020 17:25 █ AHMED PATEL : AUGUST 21, 1949 TO NOVEMBER 25, 2020 Hand-picked by Indira Gandhi, Ahmed Patel rose to political heights by cementing relationships and fostering bonds across party lines Ahmed Patel, who was known as the Congress’s master strategist and …
  • Hundreds pay tribute as Ahmed Patel laid to rest 26 Nov 2020 17:06 Written by Kamal Saiyed | Bharuch, Piraman | Updated: November 26, 2020 9:04:50 pm Relatives and supporters gather during the funeral procession of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who passed away on Wednesday, at Piraman in Bharuch district, Thursday, …
  • Ahmed Patel to be buried in his native village Piraman on Thursday 26 Nov 2020 07:11 Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) The funeral of the septuagenarian Congress veteran, Ahmed Patel, who died on Wednesday morning, will be held on Thursday at 10 am in his native village Piraman. Former All India Congress Committee (AICC) president Rahul Gandhi …
  • Sanjay Raut condoles demise of Ahmed Patel 25 Nov 2020 23:23 Mumbai (Maharashtra) [India], November 25 (ANI): Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut on Wednesday condoled the demise of senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel and said that a pillar of Congress fell today. "A pillar of Congress fell today. All workers in …
  • Village recalls: Ahmed Patel never expected anything for getting work done 25 Nov 2020 22:36 Written by Kamal Saiyed | Piraman Village (bharuch) | Updated: November 26, 2020 4:03:50 am Ahmed Patel with Congress colleagues Ghulam Nabi Azad and Meira Kumar. He was an eight-time MP. (Express archive)A five-minute walk from his ancestral home, a grave …
  • Ahmed Patel: Congress loses chief crisis manager, Gandhis their pillar in the backroom 25 Nov 2020 22:34 Written by Coomi Kapoor | New Delhi | November 26, 2020 4:00:58 am Veteran Congress leader Ahmed PatelSonia Gandhi described Ahmed Patel as an “irreplaceable companion” but, surprisingly, Rahul, who was often not on the same page as him, summed up the loss …
  • With Ahmed Patel's death, Gujarat Congress has lost a mentor and friend 25 Nov 2020 13:37 For Congress leaders in Gujarat, pre-dawn phone calls on Wednesday brought in the shocking news that their mentor and friend Ahmed Patel passed away from Covid-19 complications at a hospital in Gurugram. The septuagenarian leader played a powerful, pivotal …
  • Senior Congress Leader Ahmed Patel Passes Away 25 Nov 2020 13:32 WhatsApp Facebook Twitter Email 3Shares New Delhi- Senior Congress leader and the party’s top strategist Ahmed Patel died in a Gurugram hospital on Wednesday due to multi-organ failure. He was suffering from complications related to COVID-19. Patel (71), …
  • Ahmed Patel: Congress’s Go-To Man, Main Troubleshooter And A Formidable Negotiator 25 Nov 2020 10:19 To say that the demise of Ahmed Patel (71) is a loss to the Congress party would be an inexcusable understatement. In a political career spanning over four decades that began with his Lok Sabha win from Gujarat’s Bharuch in the watershed post-Emergency …
  • Cong Leader Ahmed Patel To Be Laid To Rest At Native Place In Gujarat 25 Nov 2020 10:18 Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel, who died at a hospital in Gurugram on Wednesday, will be laid to rest at his native village Piraman in Gujarat's Bharuch district, an aide of the leader said. After getting the news of Patel's demise, some …
  • Ahmed 25 Nov 2020 07:52 As a cub reporter at The Statesman, I had got a political story about the Congress. This was 1992. I did not know a single politician at that time. Using the directory, I called lots of Congress leaders. Only one called back - Ahmed Patel. I did my story …
  • A Gandhi family loyalist, Ahmed Patel was the go-to man in Congress 25 Nov 2020 07:12 A staunch loyalist of Nehru-Gandhi family, Ahmed Patel was the go-to man in the Congress who kept a low profile but quietly wielded power and meticulously executed decisions of the leadership. The veteran Congress leader breathed his last at the wee hours …
  • Senior Congress leader Ahmed Patel passes away at 71 25 Nov 2020 07:10 New Delhi: Senior Congress leader and the party's top strategist Ahmed Patel died in a Gurugram hospital on Wednesday due to multi-organ failure. He was suffering from complications related to COVID-19. Patel (71), who was critical for a few days, was …
  • Man kills teen for raping his five-year-old daughter 22 Nov 2020 00:32 Surat/Bharuch: A 19-year-old man, who allegedly raped a five-year-old girl living near his house, was bludgeoned to death by the minor’s father, in a village near Ankleshwar town of Bharuch district. The victim, Lalu Raju, had allegedly lured the girl …
  • Theft accused flees Covid ward of Bharuch civil hospital 22 Nov 2020 00:31 Surat: A man accused of vehicle theft, undergoing Covid-19 treatment, escaped from isolation ward of the Bharuch civil hospital early Saturday morning. Santosh Rupram Chaudhary (25), a resident of Bharuch was arrested in connection with a vehicle theft …
  • Gujarat sees highest daily tally of Covid cases, at 1,420 20 Nov 2020 18:08 As Ahmedabad and some other cities of the state went under night curfew, Gujarat on Friday saw the highest daily spike of coronavirus cases, at 1,420, taking its tally to 1,94,402, while the death toll rose to 3,837 as seven more succumbed. The rising …
  • Ex-employee mastermind of Rs 3cr armed robbery at gold loan firm 20 Nov 2020 00:51 CCTV grab of the armed loot at the Vapi branch of the gold loan firmSurat/Bharuch: Four persons were arrested on Wednesday from Surat for their alleged involvement in the sensational daylight robbery of gold jewellery and cash worth Rs 3.33 crore from …
  • Two held for murder, taking body till Gujarat in train 19 Nov 2020 06:06 According to the accused, they argued after he told her that he would tie the knot only after his elder brother gets married. A 46-year-old businessman was allegedly killed by his girlfriend’s fiancé and her mother after he objected to her wedding. The …
  • 46-year-old businessman killed by girlfriend's fiance for objecting to wedding in Delhi, arrested 18 Nov 2020 18:10 By PTI NEW DELHI: A 46-year-old businessman, who was in an extramarital relationship with an employee, was stabbed to death allegedly by the fiance of the woman who then stuffed the body in a suitcase, boarded a train and disposed it in Gujarat's …
  • Surat: 4 involved in loot of gold, cash nabbed 18 Nov 2020 06:16 Representative imageSURAT: Bharuch police have nabbed four accused from Surat involved in the daylight loot of gold jewellery worth Rs 3.39 crore and cash of Rs 1.79 lakh from the office of India Infoline Finance Limited (IIFL) at Ankleshwar town on …
  • Gujarat records 1,125 more coronavirus cases, 7 deaths 17 Nov 2020 17:07 Gujarat on Tuesday recorded 1,125 new coronavirus cases, taking its tally to 1,90,361, while the death toll climbed to 3,815 with seven more succumbing. In November so far, the state has added 17,417 cases at a daily average of 1,024. A total of 1,116 …
  • Teenager’s app makes e-learning easy for Gujarati medium students 16 Nov 2020 00:50 Surat: While many mobile applications and portals offering online education did brisk business during the Covid-19 pandemic, these are both exorbitantly costly and available in only select languages. But what if you were told that such a mobile application …
  • Gujarat Reports 25 Burn Cases On Diwali Night 15 Nov 2020 17:54 A total of 25 burn cases were reported in different districts of Gujarat on Diwali night, the Emergency Management and Research Institute (EMRI) said on Sunday. Laxmi Pujan, the main day of Diwali festival, was celebrated on Saturday. Many people celebrate …
  • 1,152 new cases take Gujarat’s Covid tally to 1,86,116 15 Nov 2020 03:21 Gujarat on Friday reported 1,152 new Covid-19 cases out of the 53,967 samples tested, taking its coronavirus tally to 1,86,116, while six deaths in the past 24 hours took the state’s Covid death toll to 3,791. Continuing the trend, Ahmedabad reported the …
  • Toxic froth floats on Mahisagar river, GPCB begins probe 14 Nov 2020 22:57 A thick layer of yellowish-white froth has been floating on both banks of the river on outskirts of Vadodara cityVadodara: Froth floating on the surface of Mahisagar river for several kms on the outskirts of the city has raised serious concerns. On …
  • Amarnath Yatra begins amid tight security 01 Jul 2019 02:32 It’s been exactly two years since Sheikh Saleem Gafoor, the 40-year-old bus driver from Valsad in Gujrat whose alertness saved lives of 52 Amarnath Yatra pilgrims in 2017, visited the Kashmir Valley. The annual pilgrimage is set to begin from July 1 and …
  • No place for 'middlemen' in my govt, every paisa reaches poor: Modi 23 Aug 2018 18:43 Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said every paisa of every rupee released by his government reaches the poor as there is no place for middlemen and asserted that his endeavour is to provide every Indian family a home of its own by 2022. IMAGE: …
  • Bullet Train project faces another hurdle as farmers protest in Surat 20 Jun 2018 08:13 Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi (R) and Japan's Prime Minister Shinzo Abe pose in front of a Shinkansen bullet train before heading for Hyogo prefecture at Tokyo Station, Japan November 12, 2016, in this photo taken by Kyodo. [ Representational …
  • Cyclone Ockhi LIVE: Poll campaigns hit as storm nears Surat, NDRF teams deployed 05 Dec 2017 13:32 After leaving behind a trail of destruction in Tamil Nadu, Kerala and Lakshwadeep, Cyclone Ockhi on Tuesday moved closer to the southern coast near Surat in Gujarat and is expected to make a landfall in the state around midnight, said officials. According …
  • GP Petroleums Limited updates on discontinuation of sales tax exemption 30 Sep 2017 02:36 The central sales tax exemption available for production and sales from Daman has been discontinued after implementation of GST with effect from 1st July 2017. Further, the lease period of the Daman plant is getting expired on 15th Dec 2017. Hence, it has …
  • Mumbai doctors diagnose stroke, epilepsy in Gujarat's tribal hamlets 03 May 2017 00:36 Dinesh Keshur's left hand hovers over a lime-green pen. He furrows his brow. His fingers clench but grasp only air. He concentrates even harder. Slowly, he grips the pen's cylindrical surface. It's an awkward gesture resembling an automated …