Ahmedabad: News

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.

22 Dec 2020


Gujarat government issues advisory on mucormycosis fungal infection

The Gujarat health department has issued an advisory to doctors and health officials after some COVID-19 patients were recently found infected with Mucormycosis, saying it is a serious but rare fungal infection and has an overall "mortality rate of 50 percent".

28 Nov 2020

Narendra Modi

Modi embarks on 3-city tour to view COVID-19 vaccine development

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Saturday embarked on a three-city tour to review the development of COVID-19 vaccines.

21 Nov 2020

Vijay Rupani

Coronavirus: Night curfew in Gujarat cities. Will Delhi follow suit?

The worrying rise in coronavirus cases forced the Gujarat government to impose a night curfew in Surat, Vadodara, and Rajkot starting today. This means the areas will be locked down from 9 pm till 6 am.

07 Nov 2020


Maharashtra: Kolhapur vendor caught mixing toilet water in pani puris

A street vendor serving fast food was caught on camera mixing toilet water with 'pani puris' in Kolhapur, Maharashtra.

05 Nov 2020

Ather Energy

Ather 450X e-scooter to be launched in these six cities

Ather Energy will launch its flagship 450X electric scooter in Bengaluru, Hyderabad, Mumbai, Chennai, Ahmedabad, and Pune on November 7. The deliveries will commence by the month-end.

03 Nov 2020


Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad passes away at age 49

Filmmaker and actor Ashish Kakkad, considered one of the most progressive artistes in the Gujarati film industry, has passed away at the age of 49.

17 Sep 2020


Actor's picture shared as doctor who died of COVID-19

A young woman's picture is being widely circulated across social media platforms, with the claim that she is one Dr. Vidhi, a medical professional from Ahmedabad, who died due to COVID-19.

20 Aug 2020


Indore emerges India's cleanest city for the fourth consecutive time

In a moment of pride for Indore, it has emerged as India's cleanest city for the fourth time in a row, according to the Swachh Survekshan Survey 2020.

06 Aug 2020

Narendra Modi

Ahmedabad: Fire breaks out at COVID hospital, eight dead

In a terrible piece of news, eight people, including five men and three women, died at a coronavirus-dedicated hospital in Ahmedabad due to a fire early this morning.

04 Jul 2020

West Bengal

Kolkata temporarily bans flights from 6 cities starting July 6

The Kolkata airport, also called the Netaji Subhash Chandra Bose International Airport, has banned flights from six cities for three weeks starting July 6.

01 Jun 2020


200 trains resume services today: Check full list here

From today, June 1, the Indian Railways will be running 200 special trains (100 pairs), with more than 1.45 lakh passengers traveling on the first day itself.

28 May 2020


Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

23 May 2020


Gujarat: 3 employees of Cadila Pharmaceuticals die due to COVID-19

Three employees of the Gujarat-based pharma major Cadila Pharmaceuticals died due to the coronavirus disease on Friday, the company said.

17 May 2020


These 30 cities will face 'maximum restrictions' during lockdown 4.0

As India is set to enter the fourth phase of the coronavirus lockdown, 30 municipal areas that account for 80% of all cases in India will reportedly face maximum restrictions.

13 May 2020

Himachal Pradesh

Himachal: Corona+ man infects others, booked for attempt to murder

A man in Himachal Pradesh was charged with attempt to murder on Tuesday after he infected four other people, including his two-year-old daughter, with coronavirus.

12 May 2020


Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

07 May 2020


'The Song We Sang' trailer: A happy escape for women

As a society, our people and our cinema have long struggled to do justice to our women.

15 Apr 2020


Gujarat CM self-isolates after meeting MLA who tested coronavirus positive

On Wednesday, Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani decided to self-isolate himself after meeting a Congress MLA who tested positive for the novel coronavirus on Tuesday.

31 Mar 2020


As coronavirus cases spike, government identifies ten hotspots

To deal with COVID-19, which has infected 1,251 and killed 32 across India, the government has identified ten hotspots, two of which are Dilshad Garden and Nizamuddin, a report in Indian Express said on Tuesday.

24 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

In Sabarmati Ashram's visitor's book, Trump doesn't mention Mahatma Gandhi

Donald Trump's first stop after he landed in Ahmedabad was Sabarmati Ashram, the place where father of the nation, Mahatma Gandhi spent many years.

24 Feb 2020

Narendra Modi

#NamasteTrump: US President and First Lady land in Ahmedabad

Donald Trump, the President of the United States, has landed in Ahmedabad for his two-day trip to India, the first one since he was elected to office four years ago.

23 Feb 2020


Decked up Ahmedabad awaits Trump, Modi says it's an honor

Ahmedabad residents are seeing their city readied like never before. Roads have been leveled, street lights fixed, and huge hoardings are dotting the skyline.

23 Feb 2020


Gujarat: Temporary gate, meant to welcome Modi and Trump, collapses

Ahmedabad, Delhi, and Agra, the three cities that US President Donald Trump will visit on his maiden trip to India, have been decked up.

21 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Delhi: Trump will stay at suite costing Rs. 8 lakh/night

With US President Donald Trump and his family members arriving in India next week, the ITC Maurya in Chanakyapuri, New Delhi, has made elaborate arrangements for the esteemed guests.

21 Feb 2020

Donald Trump

Numbers matter: Trump says 10 million people will welcome him

Donald Trump is looking forward to his maiden trip to India as the US President, but more than seeing the Taj Mahal or inking the trade deal, he is excited about the crowd that will welcome him in Ahmedabad.