India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Surat Police today filed an affidavit before a sessions court opposing the bail application of Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, who is facing a sedition case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday November 22, 2015
Voting for elections to six municipal corporations in Gujarat consisting of major urban areas of the state, will be held on Sunday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday November 4, 2015
Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel, arrested on sedition charges, was on Tuesday sent to Sabarmati central jail by a local court as the police did not seek his further remand.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday October 28, 2015
The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday held that "a prima facie case of sedition" was made out against the Patel quota agitation's leader Hardik Patel booked by Surat police for advising a youth to "kill the police rather than committing suicide."
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday October 25, 2015
With Gujarat government not heeding to the Patels' demand for OBC status, at least 500 families of the community have threatened to leave Hinduism and convert to another religion for getting benefits of reservation in jobs and education.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 23, 2015
A court in Surat today remanded Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel in judicial custody while rejecting further remand application of the police in connection with the case of sedition filed against him for allegedly advising a man to kill policemen.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 20, 2015
A day after he was arrested, Patel quota agitation spearhead Hardik Patel today moved a petition before the Gujarat High Court seeking to set aside the sedition charges filed against him in Surat.
India News | Written by Tania Saili Bakshi | Friday September 25, 2015
It was supposed to be a long weekend outing for the family but ended tragically. Surat Singh, 38, set out with his family - wife Poonam, six-year-old son Shaurya, 8-month-old girl and 32-year-old brother in law for Mussoorie - from his village Gyansu in Uttarkashi district to visit their extended family in Dehradun.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday September 20, 2015
Internet services on cellphone in parts of Gujarat - which was suspended on Saturday morning with the detention of Patel leader Hardik Patel -- was resumed in most cities including Ahmedabad, Gandhinagar, Baroda and Surat by Sunday evening.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Surabhi Malik (With inputs from PTI) | Saturday September 19, 2015
Hardik Patel, who has been leading an agitation seeking reservations for the Patel community in Gujarat, has been arrested for violating prohibitory orders. He was detained this morning in Surat as he tried to take out a protest march from the city. Fifty of his supporters were also detained by the police.
Thomson Reuters | Tuesday September 8, 2015
More than 5,000 Surat polishers have lost their jobs since June and thousands more could be left without work, as Chinese consumers pull back from luxury purchases, leaving jewellers with stocks of unsold jewellery and gems. Polishers say Chinese jewellers have defaulted on deals worth millions of dollars.
India News | Reuters | Tuesday September 8, 2015
A year ago, the diamond capital of Surat hit the headlines when one of the largest polishing companies there treated hundreds of employees to bonuses in the form of cars, apartments and jewellery.
Ahmedabad News | Reported by Rohit Bhan | Wednesday September 2, 2015
A week after mobile internet services were banned in two of Gujarat's biggest cities, Ahmedabad and Surat, they have been restored this evening.
Delhi News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Sunday August 30, 2015
Hardik Patel, the face of the Patels' stir for quota in Gujarat, today gave a 48-hour deadline for compensation for the families of nine people who died in last week's protests in the state, saying if it is not done, there will be "an announcement from Surat."
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 27, 2015
The Gujarat High Court has issued notice to the Ahmedabad police chief, asking him to probe alleged police excesses during Tuesday's protest by the Patel community over reservation. The court has given him two weeks to finish his probe.
India News | Edited by Varun Sharma (with inputs from agencies) | Thursday August 27, 2015
Several trains to and from Gujarat have been cancelled after incidents of arson and violence in parts of the state since Tuesday night. A curfew has been imposed in Ahmedabad and Surat and the Army and paramilitary forces have been deployed to help restore law and order.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Surat, Gujarat's diamond city is tense today amid fresh clashes in more than a dozen places between protestors and the police, which has used tear gas to control mobs.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Ahmedabad and Surat in Gujarat are tense with incidents of arson and stone-throwing reported after Hardik Patel, 21, was detained by the police late last night. Mr Patel, who was released less than an hour later, has called for a statewide strike today.
India News | Edited by Abhinav Bhatt | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The brief detention and release of 21-year-old Hardik Patel this evening has left Ahmedabad and nearby Surat tense, with cases of arson, allegedly by enraged supporters.
Surat News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 19, 2015
A 24-year-old woman died after she was set on fire allegedly by her lover at a hotel in the city today.
India News | Written by Sunetra Choudhury | Wednesday July 22, 2015
When your local lawmaker is the Prime Minister himself, there is a chance that with the problems of the country on his shoulders, he may not be able to tackle the mundane but pressing things -- like the road in front of your house, or the hand pump that never gets fixed.
Amritsar News | Agencies | Monday July 20, 2015
At least a dozen policemen including a Deputy Superintendent of Police were injured on Sunday as they tried to stop a procession by Sikh hardliners in Ajnala town of Amritsar district.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
Gujarat Police and State Women and Child Development department (WCD) have jointly launched a month-long campaign 'Operation Muskan' to track missing children and reunite them with their families.
India News | Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday July 6, 2015
A team of four donkeys drawing a new uber expensive Toyota Land Cruiser 200 - that was what the people in Surat saw last week when city-based businessman Tushar Ghelani launched his unique protest against his car dealer.