Monday, 28 November, 2022

Topic: Ahmedabad

PM Modi to visit to poll-bound Gujarat on Sunday to launch projects worth over Rs 14,600 cr

On the 3-day-visit, he will declare Modhera as India’s first 24×7 solar-powered village & lay the foundation stone of projects worth Rs 1,300 cr at Ahmedabad's Civil Hospital.

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt arrested, taken to Ahmedabad in Gujarat riots case

Ahmedabad police’s crime branch arrested Bhatt based on a case filed on 24 June after the Supreme Court gave a clean chit to then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in 2002 riots case.

Lotus, hand, broom – Ahmedabad walls are at war. Residents unhappy

It all started with BJP launching a state-wide drive to paint the lotus on the walls in March. With the Congress and AAP following suit, now it's a mad race.

PM Modi writes blog on mother’s 100th birthday, calls her ‘extraordinary’

In his blog, PM Modi further highlighted her mother's sacrifices and the various aspects of her life which shaped his mind, personality, and self-confidence.

India marks 1,000th ODI with convincing 6-wicket win over West Indies in Ahmedabad

With Sunday's victory set up by captain Rohit Sharma and spinners Yuzvendra Chahal and Washington Sundar, India became the first cricket team in the world to play 1,000 Men's ODIs.

Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad to probe murder of man killed over Facebook post, three arrested

Police arrest Saba Chopda, Imtu Pathan for killing Kishan Bharwad and Maulana Mohammed Zavaravala for providing weapons. Alleged link with Pakistani cleric’s videos being probed.

Viral photo of plastic-choked Mithi river in Mumbai is fake, is a 2008 image from Manila

The image was shared by BJP leader Priti Gandhi, along with the photo of Sabarmati Riverfront, with the hashtags #TaleOfTwoCities and #ModiHaiToMumkinHai.

‘We’ll fall sick among family’: Migrant workers in Ahmedabad flock to catch trains back home

With Gujarat crippled by the Covid second wave, hundreds of migrant workers have gathered to return home to Bihar, UP, West Bengal & Chhattisgarh.

In Ahmedabad, wait for last rites gets longer as bodies pile up at crematoriums

For families of deceased Covid patients, it's a long wait — from queuing up outside morgues to get bodies of their loved ones to finding a place for cremation.

Govt to send 25 doctors, 75 paramedics from central police forces to Ahmedabad Covid facility

Gujarat reported 8,920 fresh coronavirus cases Friday, taking the state's tally to 3,84,688, while a record 94 patients died due to the infection.

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Representational image of workers at a construction site | ANI

GDP data this week will indicate FY23 outlook. But analysis shows growth still below pre-Covid yrs

Analysis of industrial & consumer data not included in usual ‘high-frequency indicators’ shows although demand seems to have recovered from pandemic, it remains weak.


Illustration: Soham Sen | The Print

Modi govt moves with Arunachal Frontier Highway, among India’s ‘toughest’ projects yet, China in mind

The 2,000 km-long highway will be of strategic importance to military. Same equipment used on other side of LAC being deployed to carry out work on tough terrain, say officials.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.