Gujarat

Crashing garlic prices cause discontent among MP farmers

Crashing garlic prices cause discontent among MP farmers

The agitated farmers in Malwa, the largest garlic producing region in the State, are also blaming the demonetisation and the Goods and Services Tax (GST) for their plight. Garlic farmers in Madhya Pradesh are on a protest path, saying they are being forced to throw away the produce instead of selling it …

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Will build global acceptance for khadi: Suresh Prabhu

Will build global acceptance for khadi: Suresh Prabhu

AHMEDABAD: Union minister of commerce and industries, Suresh Prabhu, said that the government is making efforts to promote khadi as a globally accepted fabric. Prabhu was in Ahmedabad on Friday to inaugurate ‘Farm to Fashion – Indian Textile Global Summit 2018’, organized by Gujarat Chamber of Commerce and Industries and Maskati Cloth Market Mahajan …

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Business partner of victim emerges as mastermind

Ahmedabad: Gujarat CID crime achieved a major breakthrough in the kidnapping and multi-crore bitcoin extortion case on Friday and arrested Kirit Paladiya, the business partner of complainant Shailesh Bhatt. Paladiya was marked as the mastermind behind the kidnapping of Shailesh Bhatt and himself on February 11. CID crime officials claim …

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Mercury crosses 42 degree celsius in eight towns of Gujarat

Mercury crosses 42 degree celsius in eight towns of Gujarat

AHMEDABAD: The mercury soared past the 42°C mark in eight towns of the state on Monday. According to the India Meteorological Department(IMD), there is no respite in store from the scorching heat for at least the next two days. Ahmedabad was also sweltering on Monday with a maximum temperature of 43°C, …

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Ahmedabad municipal to scoop out parking spaces from gardens

Ahmedabad municipal to scoop out parking spaces from gardens

AHMEDABAD: The civic body has decided to create vehicle parking areas within public gardens. The space requirement of 1,200 to 1,700 square metres for such parking areas will be made available in municipal gardens close to major roads. The municipal corporation believes this will ease traffic congestion by providing a …

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15 from Gujarat in JEE Mains Top 200

15 from Gujarat in JEE Mains Top 200

AHMEDABAD: At least 15 students from Gujarat have made it to the top 200 in the JEE Main examination, whose result was announced on Monday by the Central Board of Secondary Education (CBSE). Two students have made it to the top 50 in the country with Shreyansh Nagori, the state …

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JEE Main Results: CBSE JEE Main result 2018 to be declared shortly

JEE Main Results: CBSE JEE Main result 2018 to be declared shortly

AHMEDABAD : The Central Board for Secondary Educationwill on Monday announce the results of the Joint Entrance Exam (JEE) Main 2018. The IIT-JEE Main 2018 result will be declared on the official result portal: results.nic.in. The JEE Main exam offline mode was conducted on April 8 while the exams for online mode …

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Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls PM Modi and BR Ambedkar ‘Brahmins’

Gujarat Assembly Speaker calls PM Modi and BR Ambedkar 'Brahmins'

GANDHINAGAR: Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi on Sunday described BR Ambedkar as a ‘Brahmin’, contending that there was nothing wrong in calling a learned person a Brahmin. In his address at the ‘Mega Brahmin Business Summit’ in Gandhinagar, Trivedi said, “I have no hesitation in saying that BR Ambedkar is a Brahmin. There is nothing wrong with …

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Asaram Bapu facing rape trial also in Gandhinagar

Asaram Bapu facing rape trial also in Gandhinagar

AHMEDABAD: Asumal Harpalani alias Asaram, who was sentenced by a Jodhpur court on Wednesday to life imprisonment for raping a minor, faces another charge of rape in Gujarat. He is accused of raping a former follower who lived at his ashram in Motera, Ahmedabad, between 1996 and 2007. The complaint was …

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Asaram ‘Bapuji’ framed to malign saints DG Vanzara

Asaram 'Bapuji' framed to malign saints DG Vanzara

AHMEDABAD: Controversial former IPS officer DG Vanzarasays the Jodhpur court convicting and awarding life term to godman Asaram for raping a minor girl is not the final verdict, and believes ‘Bapuji’ will be cleared of all charges by the high court.  I appeal to my countrymen and people of Gujarat that this isn’t …

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