Vadodara: News

Chaos on Delhi-Vadodara Air India flight after 'bomb' scare

A wave of panic swept through a Delhi-Vadodara Air India flight on Wednesday evening when a note containing the word "bomb" was found in the aircraft's lavatory.

18 Jan 2024

Gujarat

Boat capsizes in Gujarat lake, 14 feared dead

At least 12 students and two teachers from New Sunrise School died after their boat capsized in Harni Lake in Gujarat's Vadodara on Thursday, India Today reported.

02 Oct 2023

Narendra Modi

PM Modi to inaugurate Delhi-Mumbai Expressway second stretch today

Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the second stretch of the Delhi-Mumbai Expressway up to Gujarat on Monday, reducing the road travel time between the national capital and Vadodara to 10 hours.

07 Sep 2023

Travel And Tourism

When in Vadodara, you must visit these places 

Featuring several architectural wonders and natural splendors, Vadodara is a vibrant and culturally rich city that is known for its museums, temples, ancient palaces, and delicious Gujarati cuisine.

31 Mar 2023

Ram Navami

Communal violence engulfs country on Ram Navami

Ram Navami celebrations on Thursday saw communal violence break out in several states. Scores of people were injured in clashes, while the police arrested hundreds to restore law and order.

09 Feb 2023

Bharti Airtel

Airtel 5G launched in more cities across Gujarat, Odisha

Bharti Airtel has launched its 5G services across more cities in Gujarat and Odisha, including Surat, Vadodara, Rajkot, Sambalpur, and Balasore.

14 Nov 2022

Gujarat Elections

Gujarat: 6-time MLA rebels after being denied BJP ticket

Madhubhai Shrivastav—a six-time MLA from Waghodia in Vadodara, Gujarat, who won on a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) ticket in the previous Assembly elections—has rebelled after the ruling party declined to re-nominate him.

04 Oct 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat: 40 arrested after communal clashes in Vadodara

Forty people were arrested after communal clashes broke out in Gujarat's Vadodara on Monday.

16 Sep 2022

Bengaluru

8 years into marriage, woman learns husband underwent sex-change operation

A woman (40) from Vadodara in Gujarat filed a case against her husband for cheating and unnatural sex when, eight years into the marriage, she found that her husband had undergone a sex reassignment surgery (SRS) and was previously a woman.

30 Aug 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat: Clashes erupt in Vadodara during Ganesh procession, 13 detained

In a minor communal incident, the members of two communities clashed and threw stones at each other in Vadodara, Gujarat, on Monday.

05 Aug 2022

Gujarat

This Gujarat tea-stall offers tea in edible chocolate cups!

Calling all chai lovers in the city. Here is a "TEAsing" piece of news pouring in straight from Gujarat.

28 Jun 2022

Gujarat

Vadodara girl adopts zoo leopard after losing her pet dog

Garima Malvanker, a resident of Vadodara, sank in grief and agony after losing her beloved pet dog Pluto, last year, to a sudden illness.

21 Jul 2021

Gujarat High Court

Gujarat HC orders collection of COVID-19 patient's sample for IVF

The Gujarat High Court has directed a hospital in Vadodara to conduct an IVF/Assisted Reproductive Technology (ART) procedure for the collection of the sample of a critical COVID-19 patient having slim chances of survival after his wife expressed the desire to bear his child.

22 Jun 2021

India

At 67, Vadodara woman fulfills decades-old dream of doctorate degree

While for many, age is a reminder to take things slow, for 67-year-old Usha Lodaya, it pushed her to pursue her teenage dream of becoming a doctor.

14 May 2021

India

DJ held for hurting Gujarat CM's reputation in spoof video

Police has detained a 30-year-old disc jockey (DJ) in Vadodara city of Gujarat on the charge of harming state Chief Minister Vijay Rupani's reputation by making and uploading a video by using a part of the latter's past speech, officials said on Friday.

18 Mar 2021

Gujarat

Fire in Vadodara hospital; 23 patients rescued, none hurt

At least 23 patients, including 17 COVID-19 patients, were evacuated to safety following a minor fire at a private hospital in Gujarat's Vadodara city on Wednesday night, the officials said.

27 Apr 2020

Delhi High Court

Defeated in ludo by wife, Vadodara man breaks her spine

A man in Vadodara couldn't digest the fact that his wife defeated him several times in online ludo and took to violence, causing her serious spine injuries.

16 Apr 2020

Gujarat

In Vadodara, theft-accused passes coronavirus infection to head constable

A head constable deployed at Dabhoi police station of Vadodara district, Gujarat, tested positive for coronavirus on Thursday, two days after he nabbed a thief who was apparently infected, reports Indian Express.

19 Aug 2019

Gujarat

Gujarat: 10.5ft crocodile enters village, captured by forest officials

Yesterday night, a 10.5 feet-long crocodile came out of the flooded Dhadhar river, and entered a house in a village in Gujarat, causing panic among locals.

01 Aug 2019

India

#VadodaraRains: Four dead; 5,000 evacuated as heavy rains hit Gujarat

Four persons were killed and over 5,000 were evacuated in the city of Vadodara and surrounding areas in Central Gujarat, as heavy rains disrupted life in the state in the last two days.

15 Jun 2019

Gujarat

Vadodara: 7 die of suffocation while cleaning septic tank

In a tragic incident, seven people died of suffocation while cleaning a septic tank in Gujarat's Vadodara on Friday night. The men were cleaning a tank outside a hotel in Fartikui village in Dabhoi taluk.

04 Mar 2019

Narendra Modi

Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic

On Sunday morning, a railway coach was set on fire in Vadodara to recreate 2002's Godhra train burning incident for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, reports IE.

20 Jan 2019

Gujarat

Gujarat: Man kills wife with axe, injures kids, commits suicide

A 35-year-old man allegedly killed his wife and injured his two sons with an axe in Gujarat's Vadodara district and then committed suicide by jumping in front of a train yesterday.

25 Sep 2018

Gujarat

Gujarat: IAF set to exhibit aerial skills of various aircraft

The Indian Air Force (IAF) will exhibit the aerial skills of its various aircraft at an air show in Gujarat's Vadodara city on Wednesday and Thursday (26-27 October).

02 Sep 2018

Gujarat

Private carrier Jet Airways starts Vadodara-Indore daily direct flight

Private carrier Jet Airways commenced Sunday its daily direct flight services to Indore from Vadodara in Gujarat.

15 Aug 2018

Indian Army

You can 'march' with armed forces at Vadodara Airport

A first-of-its-kind art installation called 'Shaurya Sthal' in Vadodara Airport will make it possible for you to 'march' with armed forces.

04 Aug 2018

Gujarat

55-year-old Vadodara aunty's 'Kiki Challenge' video goes viral

A Kiki dance challenge video of a 55-year-old woman, a Vadodara city resident, has gone viral on social media in Gujarat, even as police in several states have warned people not to perform such acts.

24 Jul 2018

Punjab

New records set at Youth Athletics Championships

The 15th National Youth Athletics Championships, being held at Vadodara, saw new records being set on its final day.

23 Jul 2018

India

MS University of Vadodara cancels 'anti-national' Kunal Kamra's show

Controversial comedian Kunal Kamra's show, scheduled for August 11 at the MS University of Vadodara, got canceled after 11 ex-students objected to the Vice Chancellor on grounds of anti-national content.

10 Jul 2018

Gujarat

Vadodara airport to switch to solar-energy to cut electricity cost

The Vadodara airport will soon switch over to solar energy for its everyday operations to cut down its electricity cost.

06 Jul 2018

Pakistan News

Gujarat fisherman who died in Pakistan jail cremated at home

The mortal remains of a fisherman who died in a Pakistan jail in March this year was today consigned to flames at his native Kotada village in Gujarat's Gir Somnath district.

Vadodara: Class-10 student, accused of stabbing junior in school-toilet, held

A Class 10 student was arrested by Gujarat police on Friday for allegedly stabbing to death his junior inside the school's toilet.

04 Jun 2018

Jet Airways

Vadodara airport seeks nod from AAI to operate facility round-the-clock

The Vadodara airport authorities have sought permission from the Airports Authority of India (AAI) for operating the facility round-the-clock at the city's airport situated in Harni.

23 May 2018

Indian Railways

Party on railway platform? Soon, it will be possible

Hosting social gatherings at banquet halls would soon become a thing of the past.

11 May 2018

India

Vadodara: Three men held for assault on woman cop 'paraded'

Three men arrested for attack on an on-duty woman sub-inspector were allegedly paraded by police in Vadodara.

09 Apr 2018

Narendra Modi

Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train: Gujarat farmers protest against land acquisition process

A group of farmers today protested against the consultation meeting organized in Vadodara for the acquisition of land for the Ahmedabad-Mumbai high-speed rail project, alleging that it was called at a "very short notice".

06 Apr 2018

Mumbai

Mumbai: 13-month-old undergoes successful liver transplant

A 13-month-old child became the youngest in Maharashtra to undergo a successful liver transplant.

CBI books Vadodara firm for Rs. 2,654cr fraud; raids premises

The CBI on Thursday said it had registered a criminal case against a Vadodara-based company dealing in electric cable and equipment, and its directors for allegedly cheating various banks to the tune of Rs. 2,654cr.

04 Apr 2018

India

Gujarat Assembly speaker urges people to help birds quench thirst

As summer knocks on the doors, Gujarat Assembly Speaker Rajendra Trivedi has urged people in Vadodara to place water bowls outside their homes to help birds and animals quench their thirst.

25 Mar 2018

Priya Prakash Varrier

Vadodara police uses Priya's wink to spread awareness on safe-driving

Displaying their witty side, the Vadodara City Police have adopted a unique strategy to spread awareness on safe driving.

17 Mar 2018

Anand

Four-year-old girl kidnapped from Vadodara, rescued from Ahmedabad; accused arrested

A four-year-old girl, who was allegedly kidnapped from Vadodara three days back, was rescued from Ahmedabad and reunited with her family.

01 Feb 2018

Indian Railways

#DecodingBudget: Jaitley's budget focuses on safety and Railways modernization

After declaring that infrastructure is important for economic growth, FM Arun Jaitley made an all-time high allocation to Indian Railways.

17 Jan 2018

Gujarat

Man has 'unnatural sex' with three cows, one found dead

In a bizarre case, a man in Por village of Vadodara has been arrested for allegedly having 'unnatural sex' with three cows, TOI reported.

05 Jan 2018

Bollywood

Zero's Teaser: Poet slams Shah Rukh for not giving credits

On January 1, Shah Rukh Khan tweeted the teaser of his film 'Zero' along with the lines "Ticket liye baithe hain log meri zindagi ki, tamasha bhi poora hona chahiye."

23 Oct 2017

Narendra Modi

PM Modi slams opposition over Gujarat poll dates row

Amid the controversy over the delay in announcement of Gujarat election dates, PM Narendra Modi defended the Election Commission while launching the Ro-Ro (roll-on, roll-off) ferry service in the state.

11 Apr 2017

Times of India

Prachi Sukhwani, with 80% vision loss, makes it to IIM-A!

21-year-old Prachi Sukhwani of Vadodara, who suffers 80% vision loss, is making headlines for her inspiring achievement: she has cracked the Common Admission Test for 2016 and made it to the premier Indian Institute of Management-Ahmedabad!