Gujarat Income Tax Raids 25 Locations Of Ceramic Brand Qutone 

August 9, 2022 8:31 pm

The investigation wing of the Income Tax department of Gujarat has raided over 25 locations of popular ceramic brand Qutone. The search and seizure operation– led by the Rajkot Income Tax department–began on Tuesday morning. Over 200 I-T officials were deployed at various locations of the company’s head offices and residencies in Ahmedabad, Morbi and […]

Broken Causeway in Chhota Udepur Causes Lots of Trouble

July 30, 2022 1:51 pm

The villagers of Chhota Udepur district are facing a lot of trouble as the drain connecting Gaman Faliya at Sadhali has been in a damaged condition for years. School-going children are forced to cross the river through the water, risking their lives.The cove over the ravine broke within about 2-3 years of its construction. Sadhali […]

Gujarat: Tesla Rival Triton EV to Manufacture Hydrogen Powered Two & Three-wheelers

July 25, 2022 6:26 pm

Triton Electric Vehicle plans to expand into the hydrogen-powered two- and three-wheeler markets. At its Bhuj facility in Gujarat, it will produce hydrogen-powered two-wheelers and three-wheelers, and it intends to begin making electric trucks this year. In order to establish a fully-equipped EV car production plant in India with all the latest technology and cutting-edge […]

Gujarat: Godrej & Boyce to Invest Rs 300 Crore in Dahej

July 25, 2022 6:12 pm

Godrej & Boyce announced on Monday that it is increasing its investment by Rs 300 crore at its facility in Dahej, Gujarat, in order to increase the process equipment arm’s income by FY25. In order to deliver specialised and massive equipment, Godrej Process Equipment (GPE) is investing Rs 300 crore to increase its footprint in […]

Income Tax Officials Raid 40 Locations Linked to Chiripal Group

July 21, 2022 9:32 am

The Income Tax Department has confirmed that on July 20, they conducted a search and seizure operation at Ahmedabad-based Chiripal Group of Industries for possible tax evasion. The department has seized Rs 10 crore unaccounted cash from one of the locations. According to Income tax department sources the quantum of tax sought from the Ahmedabad-based group […]

Marvelous Monsoon Has a Majestic Look for Gira Waterfalls

July 20, 2022 1:33 pm

A pleasant sight to the eyes, the Gira waterfalls in Gujarat is overflowing with water after incessant rainfall. It is located amid lush green forests, and looks enchantingly beautiful during monsoons. A 30 metre drop into the Ambica river, Gira waterfalls lies in Saputara, in Dang district, which is about 6km away from Waghai town. […]

Gujarat Police Busts Child Pornography Racket  

July 20, 2022 9:56 am

Deputy Superintendent of Police, Jayveersinh Zala says they were successful in unraveling a racket. It happened when one of their men, Vicky Zala, was conducting browser analysis and, through it, he discovered a link which led him to a Whatsapp group that shared pornography videos and photos.Upon searching for IP addresses to track from where […]

587 NSG Commandos Get Diplomas From Rashtriya Raksha University

July 19, 2022 2:31 pm

In all, 587 Commandos of the National Security Guard were granted diplomas in “Commando Conversion Course in Counter Terrorism” by Gandhinagar situated Rashtriya Raksha University. The diplomas were awarded by Ajay Mishra, Minister of the State, under RRU-NSG Educational MoU of 2021. The ceremony of the commandos was held at Manesar near Delhi on Sunday. […]

From WaghBakri to Symphony: A Look at How Gujarat’s Famous Brands Got Their Names

July 18, 2022 3:35 pm

At the WaghBakri headquarters in Ahmedabad, one wall of the conference room is taken up by the reproduction of a “certificate” given to the group’s founder by Mahatma Gandhi. The handwriting and unmistakable signature attest to the fact that the Mahatma “knows Narandas Desai to be an honest and experienced tea estate owner in South […]

Employees at GIL Arrested for Fraud 

July 18, 2022 1:12 pm

Two employees of Gujarat Informatics Limited (GIL) have been arrested by the Gandhinagar local crime branch (LCB) after an audit of the company’s books showed that there were irregularities worth Rs28.31 crore. The two people arrested are Ruchi Bhavsar and Vikrant Kansara.Both of them were shown before the court and were sentenced to police custody […]

Opposition Congress Smells Rat In Award Of Rs 184 Cr AMC Project To A Single Bidder

July 14, 2022 7:38 pm

A decision of the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation’s Standing Committee to hand over an economically weaker section (EWS) housing project to a single builder at a price that stretches up to Rs 180 crore has run into controversy with the opposition Congress party smelling a rat in the entire deal. The AMC is learnt to have […]

Ahmedabad Lady Police Officer Helps Stuck Passenger Get Out 

July 14, 2022 2:08 pm

Mandakini Parmar, a Woman Constable aided a passenger come out of the gap between railway station and a train according to Ahmedabad railway station’s CCTV video. The entire scenario took place when the woman was trying to board  the already running train. The video soon went viral on social media. In the video it is […]

Resident of Nadhuna Village Arrested For Murder

July 14, 2022 2:18 pm

Local Crime Branch of Gandhinagar police have arrested an advocate, who was wanted in an murder case in Jamnagar. The accused was arrested from the high security area of New Secretariat in Gandhinagar on Tuesday.  Sanjaysingh Keshur, who is a resident of Nadhuna village in Jamnagar arrived for a notary position’s interview in the secretariat […]

675 out of 1655 Cheating Students Allowed to Pass

July 14, 2022 1:10 pm

Students at two Gujarat exam centers, Pipero and Dasa were a part of a mass copying episode in which all 1655 of them took the same essay as their topic. Astonishingly, 675 of these 1655 were allowed to pass. 980, on the other hand, have been reported for copying their answers. A resource says that 980 students had copied […]

Ahmedabad University’s Students Stand Proud  

July 13, 2022 1:56 pm

Ahmedabad University stands proud as three undergraduate students from the Amrut Mody School of Management get accepted into this year’s Study of the US Institutes(SUSI), a programme which has been organized by the US Department of State for talented youth.  The three selected, Shalvi Shah, Honey Aditya and Kairave Dave have been selected on record […]

State Records Highest Amount of Rainfall Ever Seen Since 2013

July 13, 2022 1:14 pm

Though Gujarat had received only 9.4% of its average rainfall of 850 mm, that is 80 m by June 30; this record saw a substantial change 11 days into July, where it went as far as to get 42.7% of the annual rainfall, a solid 363 mm. Records say that the state received 20% of […]

State’s 207 Dams All Together Are 40.27% Full

July 13, 2022 12:49 pm

The rain flow in the state has led to a spike in water volume in the state`s dams by 1,271 million cubic meters (MCM). It has been noted that 13 dams are already 90% full. Speaking about the Sardar Sarovar dam, it is 45.37% full, with 4,292.39 MCM of water. In total, 207 dams are […]

Gujarat CGST Is Still Not Through With Scrutiny Of FY’18 GST Filings. Here’s Why.

July 13, 2022 9:20 am

The Central Goods And Services Tax (CGST), which came into force in 2017, empowers its officers to scrutinize a return furnished by registered people to verify its correctness. But it seems Gujarat’s CGST department is still struggling with procedural wrangles or is simply lethargic. Highly placed sources disclosed to Vibes of India that lethargy in scrutinizing CGST filings […]

Inflation Converts Manufacturing Hub Gujarat Into Trading Zone?

July 8, 2022 9:26 am

With its countless petro-chemical units, drug labs, cement plants, iron ore processing units, cotton mills and diamond cutting and polishing enterprises, Gujarat has a traditional manufacturing history. However, recent data seems to suggest a shift to trading companies as the nerve centre of commercial activity.  According to official data released by Ministry of Corporate Affairs, […]

States’ Startup Ranking: Gujarat, Karnataka, Meghalaya Best Performers

July 4, 2022 5:08 pm

The States’ Startup Ranking 2021 has named Gujarat and Karnataka as the “best performers” in Category A, while Meghalaya has been named the “best performer” in Category B. Two categories, Category A and Category B, were used to categorise the states and union territories (UTs). States and UTs with populations exceeding one million falls into […]