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Chennaiyin, Abahani Dhaka face off in AFC Cup

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   10:22 pm
Ahmedabad, April 29 (IANS) Chennaiyin FC (CFC) are set to welcome Abahani Limited Dhaka for their final AFC Cup Group E home game at The Arena Stadium here on Tuesday. View More..

e-cigarettes effective way to quit smoking: Indian study

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   1:44 pm
Ahmedabad, April 29 (IANS) A first-ever Indian study has found that Electronic Nicotine Delivery System (ENDS), also known as e-cigarettes, pose much less a health risk than combustible cigarettes and could be an ideal tool to reduce or give up smoking. View More..

SBI moves to invoke Ruias' personal guarantees of Rs 15K cr

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   1:14 pm
Ahmedabad/New Delhi, April 29 (IANS) The SBI on Monday filed recovery suit against Prashant and Ravi Ruia, before the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) in Ahmedabad. View More..

SBI moves to invoke Essar Steel Promoters' personal guarantees of Rs 15K cr

    Updated On : Apr 29,2019   11:20 am
Ahmedabad, April 29 (IANS) The State Bank of India on Monday filed a recovery suit against Prashant and Ravi Ruia, before the Debt Recovery Tribunal (DRT) here in Gujarat. View More..

Gujarat government backs potato farmers in PepsiCo case

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   2:34 pm
Ahmedabad, April 28 (IANS) The Gujarat government has decided to back the nine potato farmers locked in a legal battle with food and beverages giant PepsiCo after the latter dragged them to court for growing a potato variety which it claimed was its registered product. View More..

India's first case: Man fined for spitting pan masala

    Updated On : Apr 28,2019   12:48 pm
Ahmedabad, April 28 (IANS) The Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) has fined a man for spitting pan masala at a public place in what it claims is the first case of its kind in the country. View More..

PepsiCo offers Gujarat farmers to settle court case

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   10:52 pm
Ahmedabad, April 26 (IANS) Global beverages and food products giant PepsiCo India on Friday expressed its willingness for an out-of-court settlement with the potato growers of Gujarat whom it had dragged to the court for growing FL2027 or FC5 variety of potatoes, for which the company claims exclusive rights. View More..

Asaram's son Narayan Sai too convicted of rape

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   4:36 pm
Surat, April 26 (IANS) The Surat Sessions Court on Friday pronounced Narayan Sai, son of self-styled godman Asaram, guilty in a 2013 rape case. The quantum of sentence will be announced on April 30. View More..

Bookies bet on 245 seats for BJP, 77 for Congress

    Updated On : Apr 26,2019   9:46 am
Ahmedabad, April 26 (IANS) With 240 constituencies still to go to the hustings, satta markets are betting on the BJP to win the Lok Sabha elections. View More..

Farmer bodies protest PepsiCo suits against potato growers

    Updated On : Apr 24,2019   11:06 pm
Ahmedabad, April 24 (IANS) A group of farmers' organisations, including the RSS- affiliated Bharatiya Kisan Sangh (BKS), on Wednesday demanded withdrawal of legal suits filed by food and beverages giant PepsiCo India against nine potato growers in north Gujarat for growing a particular variety of potatoes, which the company claims it has sole rights to make its popular brand of Lay's chips. View More..

62% turnout in Gujarat, marginally less than in 2014

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   8:26 pm
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Over 62 per cent voters exercised their franchise in Prime Minister Narendra Modi and BJP President Amit Shah's home state Gujarat, clocking only one per cent less than the 2014 Lok Sabha elections when the ruling party walked away with all 26 seats. View More..

Each vote is important, says Amit Shah

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:54 am
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) BJP President Amit Shah declared on Tuesday after voting in the Lok Sabha elections here that "each vote is important". View More..

Average 20% polling in Gujarat in early hours

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:46 am
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) An average 20 per cent polling was reported in the Lok Sabha elections in Gujarat during the first two hours till around 9.30 a.m. on Tuesday. View More..

Modi, Shah vote; Voter ID stronger than IED, says PM

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   10:38 am
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) President Amit Shah voted on Tuesday here in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, with Modi saying that Voter ID was stronger than the IED used by terrorists. View More..

Amit Shah votes in Ahmedabad

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:52 am
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Tuesday voted at a polling booth in Sanghvi High School in Naranpura of Ahmedabad, a part of Gujarat's Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency where he is the party candidate. View More..

Voter ID stronger than IED: Modi after voting

    Updated On : Apr 23,2019   9:36 am
Ahmedabad, April 23 (IANS) Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said people must vote in large numbers as the power of the Voter ID is stronger than the IED (improvised explosive device) used by terrorists. View More..

VVIP voters in Gandhinagar: Modi, Amit Shah, Advani

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   8:46 pm
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) What is common to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, Union Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, BJP President Amit Shah, BJP patriarch L.K. Advani, Madhya Pradesh Governor Anandiben Patel? All of them are voters in the Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency, most areas of which are in Ahmedabad city. View More..

Polling in Gujarat: Saurashtra to be real test for BJP

    Updated On : Apr 22,2019   3:20 pm
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) With memories of the 2017 Assembly polls fresh in mind, the Saurashtra region, which has seven Lok Sabha seats, will be the real test for the ruling BJP when balloting is held in Gujarat tomorrow. View More..

BJP to be reduced to 150 seats, NDA to 200: Ahmed Patel

    Updated On : Apr 20,2019   10:08 pm
Rajkot (Gujarat), April 20 (IANS) Veteran Congress leader Ahmed Patel on Saturday claimed that the BJP and its allies together would not cross 200 seats in the Lok Sabha, even as his party would spring a surprise by winning 10 to 15 seats in Gujarat. View More..

Hardik slapped at rally, slugfest between BJP, Congress (2nd Lead)

    Updated On : Apr 19,2019   10:48 pm
Ahmedabad, April 19 (IANS) Firebrand Patidar leader Hardik Patel was on Friday slapped at a public meeting in Gujarat's Surendranagar district by a man who alleged Patel was playing politics with the sentiments of the community. View More..