In Gujarat’s Poll Dance, 9 Held For Morbi Tragedy Go Unheard

December 4, 2022 2:39 pm

The winter sun is in a hurry to disappear in Gujarat where the heavyweights of Indian politics are pulling out all the stops to get the people to vote for them in the Assembly elections. The glitzy roadshows, teary-eyed appeals from loudspeakers, and promises of free electricity and world class schools have created an unprecedented […]

Poll Duty Mightier Than Heart Disease: Ailing City Taxman Gets Arrest Warrant

December 3, 2022 11:10 am

When it comes to election duty in Gujarat, a heart ailment can wait. Or let us put it this way: if you are eligible for election duty and you fall sick, you can be arrested. This is exactly what happened to the Ahmedabad-based Income-Tax officer Umesh Pathak, who along with seven others was issued arrest […]

‘Nautanki wallah’ Kejri Needs Diaper Around His Face: Paresh Rawal

December 1, 2022 2:46 pm

Actor Paresh Rawal, a long-time Narendra Modi fan and a former BJP Member of Parliament, brought out his entire arsenal of histrionics while slamming the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) and Arvind Kejriwal at a rally in Valsad today. Rawal addressed Kejriwal as “nautanki wallah” and said, “He (Kejriwal) lands in Gujarat in a chartered plane […]

This Is My Last Election: Congress MLA Vikram Maadam

November 28, 2022 3:55 pm

Khambhalia, Dwarka: Vikram Maadam was talking to a group of Muslim women in his office in Khambhalia. It was an informal meeting, if there’s anything informal for a politician who will be contesting an Assembly election in a few days. Over the years, 64-year-old Congress leader Vikram Arjan Maadam has built a reputation of being […]

Gujarat Govt Is All About Criminalisation, Corruption & Commission: Congress Leader Digvijay Singh 

November 17, 2022 6:03 pm

Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Thursday visited Ahmedabad and raised some serious questions on the absence of governance in Gujarat. He accused the government of promoting criminalisation, corruption and commissions in the State.  He is one of the star campaigners of Congress and he is here to appeal to people just before Gujarat elections. From […]

Who Knows The Next Gujarat CM Could Be Jay Shah: Kanhaiya Kumar 

November 15, 2022 9:21 pm

Congress leader Kanhaiya Kumar was in Ahmedabad today to campaign for the party before the Gujarat elections. He said that Gujarat is the place where revolutions begin, and the State’s history can vouch for it. This time again, Gujarat should vote for parivartan, a revolution. The problem can be solved from the place where it […]

Income Tax Dept Detects Over 400 Crores Of Unaccounted Income From Anant Tanna’s Khavda Group 

November 15, 2022 3:23 pm

Gujarat Income Tax department conducted search and seizure operation on more than 32 locations of Khavda Group of Companies. The operation began on  November 11 and it was concluded after four days of investigation.  The income tax department has seized 18.3 crore cash from “secret” offices of the owners. Apart from this, 50 lakhs of jewellery […]

Gujarat Woman Accuses AAP Leader Gulab Singh Yadav of Sexual Exploitation

November 13, 2022 7:53 pm

A senior Aam Aadmi Party leader has been accussed of sexual exploitation by a woman in Gujarat who has openly come out with her story which she says is to “make people of Gujarat aware of the third rated leader”. The woman from Surat has claimed that senior AAP leader and Gujarat Incharge Gulabsingh Yadav […]

Stale Rotis, Rude Staff: Amdavadis Slam ITC Narmada

November 13, 2022 3:36 pm

ITC Hotels identify themselves as luxury personified. The chain of hotels is especially known for its quality food and services. When ITC Narmada was inaugurated in Ahmedabad in August 2022–Amdavadis were looking forward to getting the luxury experience but it seems like people are disappointed especially with the food and services of the newly-opened hotel.  […]

Gujarat: Income Tax Dept Organises Outreach Programme To Condone Delay In Filing Form 10A

November 11, 2022 9:22 pm

The Central Board of Direct Taxes (CBDT) has condoned the delay in filing of Form 10A, up to November 25, in respect of certain provisions of Sections 12A/10(23C)/80G/35 of the Income Tax Act, 1961. In this regard, the Exemption wing of  Income Tax Department, Vejalpur, Gujarat on Friday conducted an outreach programme with members of […]

Gujarat: Anant Tanna’s Khavda Group Under Income Tax Radar

November 12, 2022 4:30 pm

Gujarat Income Tax department on Friday conducted search and seizure operation on more than 30 locations of Khavda Group of Companies. Offices and residences of directors in Gandhidham, Anjar and Bhuj are under the radar of the investigation wing of the I-T department. More than 200 officials are carrying out the operation spearheaded by the […]

Government Is Trying To Shelter Oreva Company: P Chidambaram On Morbi Bridge Tragedy 

November 8, 2022 3:56 pm

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram visited Ahmedabad on Tuesday to campaign for his party before Gujarat elections. He raised several questions on the  Morbi bridge collapse tragedy which claimed 135 lives. Chidambaram said, “As per my knowledge nobody has apologised or resigned for such a big tragedy. This is due to the BJP’s arrogance. If […]

Watch | Gujarat Builders On Parking Issues & Its Solution

November 3, 2022 5:28 pm

Parking in residential societies has become a major problem. With limited space and members having more than one vehicle, finding a place for an additional vehicle becomes difficult. Ahmedabad has a total parking capacity of 32, 031 vehicles–5,453 cars and 26,578 two-wheelers. Research says that more than 44% of drivers find parking a stressful experience […]

All About Oreva, The Firm That Rebuilt Morbi Bridge

October 31, 2022 1:24 pm

Gujarat witnessed one of its biggest tragedies on Sunday night, when more than 130 people lost their lives when 140-year-old cable suspension bridge collapsed over Machhu River in Morbi. Shockingly, the bridge was refurbished and reopened less than a week ago. It was called an “engineering marvel” when first constructed at the turn of the 19th […]

PM Modi is Deliberately Delaying Elections in Gujarat: Congress leader Raghu Sharma 

October 21, 2022 10:26 am

Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh are having elections this season. We already know the vote counting dates of both the states. Votes are going to be counted on December 8. We also know the election dates of Himachal Pradesh. However, we don’t know the election dates for Gujarat. This is because Prime Minister Narendra Modi is […]

K Kailashnathan  Runs Gujarat, Not Bhupendrabhai: Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot

October 18, 2022 6:24 pm

In a biting commentary on how Gujarat is run, Congress’ State Election incharge and Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot alleged that retired bureaucrat and Narendra Modi confidant K. Kailashnathan ran the State. “In Gujarat it is not Chief Minister Bhupendra Patel but K Kailashnathan who runs the State “, Gehlot said. Gehlot is a senior […]

10,000 Gujarat Doctors Demand NPA Benefits Payment

October 17, 2022 8:26 pm

Over 10,000 retired doctors of Gujarat are still deprived of Non-Practicing Allowance (NPA) as per the 7th Pay Commission recommendations.  Government doctors are entitled to NPA as compensation for sacrificing private practices. Many Gujarat doctors who retired after January 1, 2016 and June 1, 2019 are facing this issue.  Retired joint director of health services, […]

Popular Gujarati Singer Aditya Gadhvi’s Canada Show Cancelled Amid Fracas

October 11, 2022 6:33 pm

Gujarati singer Aditya Gadhvi’s show in Toronto, Canada, had to be cancelled due to mismanagement and chaos, allegedly caused by overbooking of tickets. The show was scheduled last Saturday (October 8). Those who attended the event, organised by Ontario-based Maa Ambe Entertainment, said that people had queued up in biting cold (it was around 7 degrees Celsius in […]

Gujarat CREDAI Presents Town Planning Scheme To Govt; Targets Shilaj & Vaishodevi

October 9, 2022 2:44 pm

Think Ahmedabad and you’d imagine swanky malls, high-end cars, good roads, the riverfront… But what does the Confederation of Real Estate Developers’ Associations of India (CREDAI) members think about this city? “Ahmedabad is not a smart city,” is how CREDAI members began their presentation on a town planning scheme. National-level town planners Keshav Varma, the 1976 […]

Gujarat Tops Misuse of Agriculture Land Laws To Procure Benami Property

October 3, 2022 7:07 pm

With vast tracts of land still available in Gujarat, alongside co-exists an equally big economy of organised money laundering. According to highly placed sources in the Income Tax Department, Benami property now tops the choice to “absorb” black money. Builders strike a deal with farmers to procure agricultural land. The poor farmer gets a commission. […]