Ahmedabad: News

29 May 2023


Bimal Hasmukh Patel: Architect behind new Parliament, Central Vista

What do the new Parliament complex—the heart of Central Vista—inaugurated by Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday, Varanasi's Kashi Vishwanath Dham, Ahmedabad's Sabarmati Riverfront Development, and the revamping of Puri's Jagannath Temple have in common?

17 May 2023

Akasa Air

Man arrested for smoking 'beedi' on Akasa Air's Ahmedabad-Bengaluru flight

A 56-year-old man was arrested after being caught smoking a beedi on an Akasa Air flight from Ahmedabad to Bengaluru.

12 May 2023


Ahmedabad: 3-story residential building collapses, 26 rescued

A three-story residential building collapsed in the Vejalpur area of Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Thursday, reported ANI.

03 May 2023

Amit Shah

Naroda Gam riots: Special court questions SIT over contradictory evidence

A special court in Ahmedabad, which acquitted 67 accused in the 2002 Naroda Gam post-Godhra riots case last month, condemned the investigation undertaken by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT).

21 Apr 2023

Kapil Sibal

Celebrate or despair: Kapil Sibal on Naroda Gam case verdict 

Rajya Sabha MP and senior lawyer Kapil Sibal criticized the Ahmedabad court's decision on Friday to acquit all the 67 accused in the two-decade-old Naroda Gam case.

31 Mar 2023


Gujarat: 8 arrested for posters against PM Modi in Ahmedabad

Eight individuals have been arrested for putting Modi Hatao, Desh Bachao (remove Narendra Modi, save the country) posters in different parts of Ahmedabad in Gujarat, according to news agency ANI.

27 Mar 2023

Uttar Pradesh Police

Jailed gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmed's convoy reaches MP amid 'murder' apprehensions

Jailed former MP Atiq Ahmed, who is being brought to Uttar Pradesh's Prayagraj from Gujarat's Sabarmati Jail for a court hearing, reached Madhya Pradesh's Shivpuri on Monday.

10 Feb 2023


Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train to get 3-floor station 24m below surface

Work on the bullet train has accelerated in Maharashtra following support from the Bombay High Court, News18 reported. On Thursday, the court gave the project the go-ahead, deeming it "nationally significant."

07 Jan 2023


Gujarat's International Kite Festival 2023 begins Sunday: Details here

Love flying kites? Then make your way to this festival!

31 Dec 2022


Gujarat: Driver suffers heart attack, bus hits SUV killing 9 

At least nine people died and 32 others injured after a bus rammed into a Toyota Fortuner car in Gujarat's Navsari district on Saturday, India Today reported.

30 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

Gandhinagar: Heeraben cremated; PM Modi performs last rites

Prime Minister Narendra Modi's mother Heeraben was cremated by her sons at Sector 30 of Gujarat's Gandhinagar on Friday morning in the presence of other family members.

30 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi's mother Heeraben passes away aged 99

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, passed away aged 99 at the UN Mehta Institute of Cardiology and Research Centre in Gujarat's Ahmedabad on Friday.

28 Dec 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi reaches Ahmedabad to meet mother Heeraben in hospital  

Heeraben Modi, the mother of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, has been hospitalized in Ahmadabad, Gujarat after her health deteriorated on Tuesday night, NDTV reported.

13 Dec 2022

Bilkis Bano

SC: Hearing of Bilkis Bano's plea against convicts' release adjourned

Bilkis Bano's petition contesting the early release of 11 men—convicted for her gang rape and murder of her seven family members—was adjourned after one of the Supreme Court judges on the bench recused from hearing the case.

29 Sep 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi inaugurates projects worth Rs. 3,400 crore in Surat

PM Narendra Modi inaugurated projects worth Rs. 3,400 crore in Surat, Gujarat by laying the foundation stone on Thursday.

08 Sep 2022


5 things to bring back home from your Gujarat trip

Popularly known for its stunning beaches, historical monuments, temple towns, hill resorts, and beautiful wildlife sanctuaries, Gujarat is one of the perfect places to visit on your next vacation.

27 Aug 2022

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate pedestrian-only Atal Bridge over Sabarmati river

The Atal Bridge built over the Sabarmati river in Ahmedabad, Gujarat is set to be inaugurated by PM Narendra Modi on Saturday evening.

Bilkis Bano rapists Brahmins, have good sanskar: BJP Godhra MLA

The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) legislator from Godhra in Gujarat, CK Raulji sparked a fresh outrage by supporting the 11 men convicted for the rape of Bilkis Bano and released by the Gujarat government after 15 years in prison.

07 Aug 2022


Akasa Air's first flight takes off from Mumbai to Ahmedabad

The first flight of Akasa Air between Mumbai and Ahmedabad took off on Sunday, as it was officially launched by the Union Minister for Civil Aviation Jyotiraditya Scindia, and Minister of State General Vijay Kumar Singh (Retd.).

Gujarat court rejects Teesta Setalvad, RB Sreekumar's bail pleas

An Ahmedabad sessions court denied bail to activist Teesta Setalvad and ex-Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar in a case of evidence fabrication linked to the Gujarat riots on Saturday.

25 Jul 2022


Gujarat: Man kills drug addict son, grinds body parts; arrested

A 62-year-old man was arrested for reportedly killing his 21-year-old drug addict son, grinding his body parts, and disposing of them in two locations in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, the Gujarat Police said on Sunday.

12 Jul 2022


Monsoon mayhem: 14 killed in Gujarat, MP; alert in states

As heavy rains lashed parts of west and central India on Monday, 14 people were killed in rain-related incidents in Gujarat and Madhya Pradesh.

Gujarat: SIT to probe conspiracy allegations against Teesta, two others

A Special Investigation Team (SIT) will investigate the allegations of forgery and conspiracy against former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar, former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, and activist Teesta Setalvad.

06 May 2022

Travel And Tourism

5 offbeat tourist destinations near Ahmedabad

Located in the vibrant state of Gujarat, Ahmedabad has beautifully preserved its rich history and heritage and reflects its glorious past through ancient temples, fascinating museums, and magnificent mosques.

18 Feb 2022


38 awarded death sentence in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case

A special court on Friday (February 18) pronounced death sentence for 38 convicts in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bombings case.

11 Sep 2021

Narendra Modi

India's human values can bring lasting solution to tragedies: Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday said that the world has now realized that a permanent solution to tragedies, like the 9/11 terror attack, would be found through India's human values.

03 Sep 2021


Trial in Ahmedabad serial blasts case concludes after 13 years

Thirteen years after 56 people were killed in a series of bomb blasts in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, a special court has concluded the trial against 77 accused, while reserving its verdict in the matter.

23 Aug 2021


Over 15,000 jewelers in Gujarat join nationwide strike against HUID

Over 15,000 jewelers across Gujarat kept their businesses shut on Monday as they joined the nationwide strike against the implementation of Hallmarking Unique ID (HUID) system, industry stakeholders claimed.

16 Jul 2021

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate major development projects in Gujarat today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is set to virtually inaugurate several railway and development projects in Gujarat today.

29 Jun 2021

Gujarat Police

Speeding car runs over family asleep on footpath in Ahmedabad

A woman was killed while her husband and two children were injured after a speeding car ran over them when they were sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad, Gujarat in the wee hours of Tuesday, police said.

04 Jun 2021


Gujarat: Man jailed for hurling sandals at HC judge

A magisterial court in Ahmedabad sentenced a tea vendor from Gujarat's Rajkot district to 18 months in jail for hurling his sandals at a High Court judge in 2012.

31 May 2021


Gujarat: COVID-19 survivor ends life over fear of mucormycosis

An 80-year-old man from Ahmedabad who had recovered from coronavirus allegedly killed himself out of fear of contracting the mucormycosis infection, police said on Monday.

27 Apr 2021

Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi's aunt dies during COVID-19 treatment

Narmadaben Modi, the aunt of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, died of COVID-19 while undergoing treatment for the viral disease in Ahmedabad, Gujarat. She was 80 years old.

14 Apr 2021


Long wait at crematoriums in Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge

Relatives of COVID-19 victims as well as those who died of other ailments are forced to wait for hours for performing the last rites as many crematoriums in Gujarat are witnessing a huge rush since the last week.

09 Apr 2021


Fire engulfs school building in Ahmedabad; three workers rescued

Three workers were rescued by the fire brigade after a major blaze engulfed a six-story school building in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city on Friday, officials said.

08 Apr 2021


Lockdown fear: Migrants leaving Gujarat amid COVID-19 surge

Fearing another lockdown in the wake of a sudden spike in COVID-19 cases in Gujarat, migrant workers and their families have started leaving Surat and Ahmedabad, two of the state's most severely affected cities.

Motera cricket ground, world's largest, renamed Narendra Modi Stadium

The newly-refurbished Motera Stadium has been renamed the Narendra Modi Stadium after the Prime Minister.

18 Jan 2021

Narendra Modi

Work underway on over 1,000 kilometer metro network: PM Modi

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday said work is in progress on over 1,000 km long metro rail network in 27 cities in India.

05 Jan 2021


Gujarat: Sabarmati Ashram reopens for visitors after nine months

The historic Sabarmati Ashram, on Monday, reopened its doors for visitors, with social distancing and other COVID-19 protocols in place, after remaining closed for over nine months due to the coronavirus outbreak.

26 Dec 2020


AMC starts online facility for COVID-19 vaccine registration

The civic body in Gujarat's Ahmedabad city has launched an online facility for people from priority groups to register for the COVID-19 vaccine, an official said on Saturday.

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