Articles tagged under: Mehsana

Two traffic police constables arrested with aides collecting bribe on Mehsana highway

April 03, 2018
Two traffic police constables arrested with aides collecting bribe on Mehsana highway

Mehsana: Corrupt cops collecting bribe money at traffic check posts is very common. On receiving one such a complain, Anti Corruption Bureau(ACB) took action. Early in the morning on Monday, a team of ACB caught four including two constables of Mehsana police receiving Rs 100 bribe. Accused cops were collecting bribe money from truck drivers on Mehsana-Ahmedabad road bypass near Shivala circle. ACB team found Rs 11,295 cash with accused cops and their two aides. While Yogesh Parma...Read More

Mahesana has whopping 34 candidates in fray

December 02, 2017
Mahesana has whopping 34 candidates in fray

Gandhinagar: Mahesana in North Gujarat is constituency with highest number of candidates in Gujarat elections this year. Mahesana as 34 candidates in fray including deputy chief minister Nitin Patel and former Lok Sabha MP and Congress candidate Jivabhai Patel. In addition to 34 candidates, there will be NOTA(none of the above) option. The Election Commission will therefore need to place 3 EVMs and VVPAT sets in all booths. Of total 34 candidates, 8 are Patidars, 7 are Muslims, 9 Thakors, 5 Pa...Read More

Nitin Patel claims rival Congress candidate had proposed to join BJP

November 26, 2017
Nitin Patel claims rival Congress candidate had proposed to join BJP

Mahesana: Deputy Chief Minister and Mahesana assembly seat candidate of BJP Nitin Patel today said his rival Congress candidate Jivabhai Patel had recently proposed him to join BJP. Nitin Patel said, 'six months ago, Congress leader and former Lok Sabha MP Jivabhai Patel came to my office and told me that he wanted to join BJP. Jivabhai said he had to collect crores of Rupees from a senior Congress leader. Until the amount was collected, he would not be able to join BJP. Jivabhai had said...Read More

3 PAAS leaders in North Gujarat beaten up by unknown assailants, hospitalized

September 08, 2017
3 PAAS leaders in North Gujarat beaten up by unknown assailants, hospitalized

Mahesana: Three leaders of Patidar Anamat Aadnolan Samiti (PAAS) in North Gujarat have been hospitalized here after attack on them by unknown assailants late last night, police said. PSI of Mahesana Taluka police station Sonal Chavda today said that Satish Ambalal Patel, Suresh Manilal Patel and Bhupendra Amrutbhai Patel have been admitted to a private hospital. They were attacked by unknown people near Nugar circle in Taluka police station area last night while they were return...Read More

Gujarat is my second home: President Kovind in Mahesana

September 03, 2017
Gujarat is my second home: President Kovind in Mahesana

Mahesana: President Ramnath Kovind today lavishly praised Gujarat and said that he felt a natural ownness in the state which was like a second home to him. During a function organized on the 83rd birthday of eminent Jain Saint Acharya Padmasagarsuriji Maharaj, here Kovind, who arrived on two day visit to Gujarat today said, '' It was my first to Gujarat after assuming the president's office but my relation with Gujarat was almost 45 years old. I used to visit Gujarat frequently...Read More

Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Mehsana on December 21

December 12, 2016
Rahul Gandhi to address rally in Mehsana on December 21

Ahmedabad: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi will visit Gujarat to address a public rally in Mehsana town on December 21, the Gujarat Congress announced here today. "Rahul Gandhi will address a public rally in Mehsana on December 21. This is his first visit to Gujarat after demonetisation move by the Centre. It is expected that Rahulji would take up the issue of hardships being faced by common men and various other issues concerning farmers during his rally," Gujarat Congress spokesperson ...Read More

17 Congress Councillors resign from post in Mahesana municipality

June 20, 2016

Mahesana: 17 Councillors of Mahesana municipality have resigned from their posts. They all are Congress Councillors. In a letter do district Congress president they said none of their proposed developmental works are taking place for last six months. Municipality president Nimishaben A Patel doesn't listen to them on ward development related issues. People in their areas are facing problem. They said they have made representations before district and state level party office bearers ...Read More

Mehsana to have an Aero sports event on February 6

January 29, 2016

Mehsana District headquarters Mehsana in north Gujarat will witness Aerosprots event on February 6 at local air strip in which 7 types of air movement will be showcased. The event will include hot air balloon release, shower of petals from sky, sky diving and more. The event is being organized by Gujarat government's Civil Aviation department. District Collector had convened meeting on Thursday to make this event successful. - DeshGujaratRead More

Thousands of villagers stop demolition of temple in Gujarat

June 05, 2015

Mahesana Thousands of villagers in Navapura village near Nandasan in north Gujarat prevented demolition of Shiv Mandir which has been built illegally in Gauchar land. Following the court order, Taluka Development Officer of Nandasan and others arrived at Mandir location in Navapura village with JCB and other machinery for demolition. They were however surprised to find thousands of people gathered there to prevent demolition. Hundreds of people, mostly women had climbed the temple to prev...Read More

Powerful Kadva Patidar community leaders protest Jayshreeben Patel’s renomination on Mehsana seat

March 20, 2014

Mehsana, 20 March 2014 Selection of Jayshreeben Patel as candidate of Mehsana Lok Sabha seat has not gone well with local party men. Unjha Umiya Mata Trust, a supreme religious body of Kadva Patel community which represents 8 lakh families has written letters to party leaders in Gujarat and in Delhi against selection of Jayshreeben as BJP candidate. Jayshreeben is sitting MP of Mehsana seat. She is close to Revenue Minister Anandiben Patel. According to Direct...Read More