Articles about Surat
20 Nov 2021
Indore bags India's cleanest city title again; Chhattisgarh cleanest state
Indore has once again been named the cleanest city in India.
18 Oct 2021
Gujarat: Fire at Surat factory kills 2; over 100 rescued
A fire broke out at a packaging factory in Gujarat's Surat district in the early hours of Monday, news agency ANI reported.
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.
28 May 2021
Cyclist slapped with challan for riding on wrong side
In what can be seen as a mix-up or a stringent action, 47-year-old Rajbahadur Yadav was slapped with a challan or court memo under the Motor Vehicles (MV) Act for allegedly riding his bicycle on the wrong side of the road in Surat city of Gujarat.
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.
23 Mar 2021
In Surat, 34 autorickshaw drivers found infected in single day
At least 34 autorickshaw drivers have tested positive for coronavirus in a single day during a special drive in Gujarat's Surat to identify potential super-spreaders, an official said on Tuesday.
19 Jan 2021
Software engineer dupes 22,000 people through shopping website, arrested
The Mumbai Police has arrested a software engineer-turned-cloth merchant from Gujarat's Surat for allegedly duping nearly 22,000 people, mostly women, through his shopping website.
21 Oct 2020
Maharashtra: Five dead, 34 injured as bus falls into gorge
At least five people have died and 34 others were injured in a bus accident in Maharashtra's Nandurbar district on Wednesday morning.
28 Jul 2020
Two Indian girls just discovered a 'near-Earth' asteroid: Details here
In a major development, two Indian schoolgirls, hailing from the city of Surat, have discovered an asteroid.
04 May 2020
Surat: Migrant workers' protest turns violent; police lob teargas shells
A clash broke out between migrant workers and police officials in Gujarat's Surat on Monday.
09 Apr 2020
Two Safdarjung doctors, out on grocery shopping, assaulted; man arrested
At a time when doctors are risking their lives to battle the coronavirus pandemic, a man in Delhi assaulted two of them on Wednesday night, accusing them of spreading the deadly virus.
21 Jan 2020
Surat: Massive fire breaks out at market, 57 tenders rushed
In the early hours of Tuesday, a massive fire broke out at the Raghuvir textile market in the Saroli area of Gujarat's Surat.
16 Nov 2019
4-month-old dies on SpiceJet flight; cause of death unknown
In a tragic incident, a four-month-old girl died during a Surat-Mumbai flight on Friday.
10 Oct 2019
For calling Modis "thieves", Rahul pleads not guilty in court
Former Congress President Rahul Gandhi returned to India from his trip to Cambodia on Thursday, and his first stop was a court in Surat where he appeared in connection to a defamation case.
19 Jul 2019
This Chartered Accountant runs 'Super-45' for CA aspirants: Details here
Just like how mathematician Anand Kumar runs 'Super 30' for underprivileged IIT aspirants in Patna, Surat-based Chartered Accountant Ravi Chhawchharia has been helping economically backward students prepare for CA exams through the 'Super 45' or 'CA Stars Program'.
08 Jun 2019
Faridabad: 3 members of family die as fire engulfs school
In a heartbreaking incident, three people, including two children died after a fire broke out at a private school in Faridabad, near Delhi. All the deceased belonged to the same family.
02 Jun 2019
Gujarat: Train hawker, who mocks politicians, arrested
If you have been active on social media, you must have come across a video featuring a train hawker.
25 May 2019
These heroes saved students' lives in devastating Surat fire
In a tragic incident on Friday, a massive blaze engulfed the Takshashila Complex in Surat, leaving 23 students dead and several injured.
24 May 2019
Surat: 18 students dead in coaching center fire
At least 18 students were killed as a major fire broke out at the Takshashila Complex in Surat, Gujarat, on Friday afternoon.
17 May 2019
No birthday bumps, cake smearing: Gujarat bans public birthday celebrations
If you are in Gujarat and your friend's birthday is coming up, you might want to steer clear of making the celebrations a public spectacle. If you won't, you might just land up in jail.
30 Apr 2019
Asaram's son, rape convict Narayan Sai, sentenced to life imprisonment
A Sessions Court in Gujarat's Surat has sentenced Narayan Sai, the son of self-proclaimed godman Asaram, to life imprisonment on Tuesday. He was found guilty in a rape case.
26 Apr 2019
Asaram's son convicted in rape case, sentencing on April 30
On Friday, a Surat District Court convicted Narayan Sai, the son of self-styled Godman Asaram, in a rape case. The quantum of punishment will be announced on April 30.
18 Mar 2019
Mehul Choksi's namesake just submitted thesis on PM Modi
A student from Surat has submitted his doctorate thesis on Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Just like the subject of his research, the name of the student is equally interesting- Mehul Choksi.
16 Feb 2019
Businessman cancels daughter's wedding-reception, donates Rs. 11L to martyrs' families
Teaching all of us a thing or two about standing with countrymen in this hour of grief, a businessman from Surat canceled his daughter's wedding reception and donated Rs. 11 lakh to families of Pulwama martyrs.
29 Jan 2019
PM's gifts go under hammer to fund 'Namami Gange' project
The auctioning of the gifts received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi from heads of state and dignitaries over the years began yesterday at the National Gallery of Modern Art in New Delhi.
25 Oct 2018
Savji Dholakia strikes again; gives away 600 cars to employees
Surat-based diamond merchant Savji Dholakia, known for his extravagant generosity, has struck again!
28 Sep 2018
Surat diamond merchant gifts Rs. 3cr Mercedes-Benz SUVs to employees
Diamond merchant Savji Dholakia, the owner of Hari Krishna Exports, has gifted three senior employees three SUVs worth a total of Rs. 3cr.
09 Sep 2018
This is how Surat is fighting menace of stray cattle
To curb the menace of stray cattle, mostly cows, the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has developed a system of ear-tagging such animals and linking it with the cattle owners' Aadhaar numbers.
05 Sep 2018
Gujarati author-journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma passes away at 84
Author and journalist Bhagwatikumar Sharma died at his residence in Surat city of Gujarat today morning, family sources said. He was 84 years old.
18 Aug 2018
Gujarat: Rs. 3.36 crore in demonetized notes seized; 3 arrested
Three persons were arrested today and demonetized notes with a face value of Rs. 3.36 crore was seized from them in Khatodara locality of Gujarat's Surat district.
16 Aug 2018
Gujarat: Aadhaar center employees quizzed in data breach case
Delhi Police have recorded statements of employees of an Aadhaar center, which is running from the Surat Collector's office in Gujarat, in connection to the alleged Aadhaar data breach case.
08 May 2018
Surat-Bengaluru daily flights from June, courtesy AirAsia
In a first, AirAsia will start a daily flight connecting Bengaluru with Surat from June 1 this year, the same month it completes 4 years in the business.
30 Apr 2018
Surat railway station to be developed as a world-class facility
Surat railway station will be the third in India and second in Gujarat after Gandhinagar to be developed as a world-class facility under Railway Ministry's station redevelopment program.
22 Apr 2018
Bihar: 13-year-old commits suicide after father rapes her; man arrested
A 13-year-old girl hung herself to death at her home in Bihar's West Champaran district on Thursday after being allegedly raped by her father.
21 Apr 2018
Surat rape case: Prime suspect and 2 others arrested
In a major breakthrough in the rape and murder of 11-year-old girl in Surat, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch arrested the prime suspect Harsh Sai Gurjar on Friday.
21 Apr 2018
Death penalty for child rapists: Modi Cabinet approves Ordinance
The Cabinet on Saturday cleared the ordinance seeking death penalty for those raping children under 12.
20 Apr 2018
Meet the 12-year-old who renounced everything to become Jain monk
A 12-year-old boy in Surat, the son of a diamond merchant, gave up all material comforts and worldly happiness on Thursday to become a Jain monk.
18 Apr 2018
Another minor raped and murdered, this time in UP's Etah
As India continues to simmer in the wake of the horrific rape-and-murders of minors in Kathua and Surat, another girl, 7 years old, was brutally raped and killed during a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Etah on Tuesday.
18 Apr 2018
Andhra couple claims Surat rape victim was their daughter
A couple from Andhra Pradesh has claimed to be the parents of the Surat rape victim, Gujarat police said on Tuesday.
17 Apr 2018
Surat: Married-man chops girlfriend's body into 11 pieces, nabbed red-handed
Surat Police caught a man red-handed as he was trying to dispose of the chopped body parts of his girlfriend Monday night, whom he had allegedly strangled to death.