More than a thousand residents of Prahladnagar locality in Kheda district were asked to vacate their houses today following chlorine gas leak from a tanker belonging to the city's civic body, officials said.
The 139th rath yatra of Lord Jagannath today commenced on it's 15 km journey in the walled city here amid tight security arrangements even as lakhs of devotees queued up to have a glimpse of the deity.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday June 28, 2016, Ahmedabad
A multi-crore Ponzi scam by an Ahmedabad-based Trust has robbed a number of widows and pensioners of years of savings, the police say. So far, around RS 10 crore is believed to have been swindled, but the fraud may easily involve Rs 50 crore, they added.
A newborn baby died in Ahmedabad on Tuesday shortly after being born on the footpath outside a government hospital, with the mother alleging that hospital authorities denied her admission seeking proof of her marriage.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Friday May 20, 2016, Ahmedabad
With Ahmedabad recording its highest ever temperature on Thursday, heat stroke cases in the city are seeing a sharp increase. Five people in Gujarat, including three in Ahmedabad, have died due to heat related cases in the last four days.
Hardik Patel-led Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), a prominent organisation demanding OBC quota for the Patel community, on Sunday cancelled a mass gathering of the community at Kansa in Mehsana district as no one turned up.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Monday May 02, 2016, Ahmedabad
Domestic worker Geetaben Thakore, 46, is proud of her well-furnished one bedroom flat in the heart of Ahmedabad, a stone's throw from the luxurious bungalows she works in. It is not just a home - it marks the first step towards her dream of a slum-free city.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Thursday April 28, 2016, Ahmedabad
In yet another attack on policemen in Ahmedabad, two constables were injured when associates of two men - arrested in connection with a prohibition case - barged into a police station on Wednesday night and attacked the cops with sticks and sharp edged weapons.
Written by Rohit Bhan | Thursday April 21, 2016, Ahmedabad
A suspected drug peddler has beat a constable to death inside the Crime Branch headquarters -- the heart of the police establishment in Ahmedabad - raising a multitude of questions over its functioning.
Half a dozen school administrators took lessons in inculcating "Indian values" in school education on Tuesday at a session organised by a Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh affiliate in Ahmedabad, stirring a controversy.