Tag: Ahmedabad

  • Tribals protest in Ahmedabad demanding implementation of FRA, MNREGA

    Tribals protest in Ahmedabad demanding implementation of FRA, MNREGA

      Ahmedabad : Hundreds of tribals from six districts of Gujarat gathered here at the Sabarmati riverfront and took out a rally demanding implementation of Forest Rights Act (FRA), Food Security Act (FSA) and MNREGA.   They handed over a memorandum to the Ahmedabad collector, seeking land ownership under Forest Rights Act (FRA), 2006. Leading…

  • Gujarat CM for renaming Ahmedabad as Karnavati

    Gujarat CM for renaming Ahmedabad as Karnavati

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani has re-opened the issue of renaming Ahmedabad as ‘Karnavati’, days after his Uttar Pradesh counterpart Yogi Adityanath renamed Allahabad as Prayagraj and mooted the idea of changing Faizabad to Ayodhya. Soon after offering ‘darshan’ at the Bhadkrakali Temple on the Hindu new year on Thursday, Rupani said his…

  • Ishrat Jahan case: Hearing in discharge plea of Vanzara ends

    Ishrat Jahan case: Hearing in discharge plea of Vanzara ends

    Ahmedabad : Hearing in a discharge petition filed by former Gujarat IPS official D.G. Vanzara, who is a key accused in the sensational 2004 Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case, concluded at a Special CBI Court here on Saturday. In June 2004, Mumbai-based 19-year-old Ishrat Jahan and three others — her friend Javed alias Pranesh,…

  • Gujarat HC rejects Zakia’s plea against SIT clean chit to Modi

    Gujarat HC rejects Zakia’s plea against SIT clean chit to Modi

    Ahmedabad : The Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected the plea of Zakia Jafri, the wife of slain former MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a clean chit by the Special Investigation Team to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and other top officials in the 2002 Gujarat riots. The court rejected Zakia Jafri’s plea on allegations of…

  • RBI moves on banks’ bad loans in right direction: IMF chief

    RBI moves on banks’ bad loans in right direction: IMF chief

    New Delhi : (IANS) The RBI efforts to deal with the state-run banks’ huge non-performing assets (NPAs) or distressed loans are steps in the right direction, International Monetary Fund (IMF) managing director Christine Lagarde said on Sunday. “The (move of) Reserve Bank of India governor (Dr Raghuram Rajan) addressing bank balance sheets is absolutely right,”…

  • Patidar Agitation:  Maharally  tomorrow in Ahmedabad

    Patidar Agitation: Maharally tomorrow in Ahmedabad

    By   Abdul hafiz Lakhani    Ahmedabad The battle lines are drawn. Gujarat CM Anandiben patel clearly told that there would not be reservation for patidars, On the other hand Patel  community’s Maharally will be held tomorrow in Ahmedabad, which will decide the political future and dynamics of BJP government. About more than 5 lakh people are…