Articles tagged under: Surendranagar

Both kidneys of a youth failed due to custodial torture by police, alleges a family in Surendranagar, threatens self immolation if not given justice

March 12, 2018
Both kidneys of a youth failed due to custodial torture by police, alleges a family in Surendranagar, threatens self immolation if not given justice

Surendranagar: A family of youth on Monday submitted memorandum before the Deputy Collector seeking police complaint and action against local inspector for brutally torture their son in police custody. The family alleged that their member, a Dhrangadhra based youth was so brutally beaten up by police that he had to be taken to hospital in Ahmedabad. When doctors checked the victim, it was found that his both kidney had failed due to custodial torture, the family claimed. The family threat...Read More

LCB arrests one for illegal cultivation of opium poppy in Surendranagar district of Gujarat

February 26, 2018
LCB arrests one for illegal cultivation of opium poppy in Surendranagar district of Gujarat

Surendranagar: The local crime branch (LCB) of police has arrested a man in Velala village under Muli Taluka of Surendranagar district for illegal cultivation of opium poppy. Police said that on a tip off the cultivation of opium poppy on around 2 vigha land in the village was detected. A man was arrested in this connection. The crop was almost ready. It would be destroyed. DeshGujaratRead More

PM hails Shehzad Poonawalla for exposing rigging in Rahul Gandhi poll

December 03, 2017

Surendranagar: Prime Minister Narendra Modi today slammed the Congress saying that the party which does not have any internal democracy can’t work for the people. Speaking at a rally in Gujarat’s Surendranagar district the prime minister also said that everyone in the country knows who will win the Congress presidential election. This was his second rally of the day after Bharuch. “Those who have no internal democracy can’t work for people. I want to say to this youngster Shehzad- yo...Read More

JSW Energy Ltd to set up Rs 4,000 crore electric vehicle plant in Gujarat; MoU signed

September 26, 2017
JSW Energy Ltd to set up Rs 4,000 crore electric vehicle plant in Gujarat; MoU signed

Gandhinagar: Memorandum of understanding(MoU) between Gujarat government and JSW Energy Ltd(Jindal Group) was signed today here in presence of State Chief Minister for electric vehicles manufacturing at Vanod near Dasada in Surendranagar district of Gujarat. The project will be set up with investment of Rs 4,000 crore. It will create direct employment opportunity for 2,000 and indirect for 4,000 - in total 6,000 locals. Gujarat government has given in-principal nod for granting needed per...Read More

Gujarat CM flags off ‘Narmada Yatra’, PM to conclude it on his birthday on Sept 17

September 06, 2017
Gujarat CM flags off ‘Narmada Yatra’, PM to conclude it on his birthday on Sept 17

Surendranagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani flagged off the 12-day statewide ‘Narmada Mahotsav Yatra’ from Surendranagar today, with a view to creating awareness for the importance of increased water supply from the Narmada canal-based projects to different parts of the state. The artists mounting the tableaus in the yatra, accompanying Ma Narmada’s chariot, will depict achievements of the Agriculture and Veterinary Departments, Zalawad region’s artifacts, handicrafts and folk ...Read More

Heavy rain in parts of Gujarat, several dams full, rescue operations launched, some major highways closed

July 22, 2017
Heavy rain in parts of Gujarat, several dams full, rescue operations launched, some major highways closed

Rajkot: Due to heavy rains, several dams are witnessing overflowing water in Saurashtra region. Some important road stretches including main Kutch highway through Maliya and Ahmedabad - Rajkot highway through Limbdi are closed for traffic. Several rescue operations are launched by NDRF and also by Indian Air Force. - Schools and colleges in Rajkor are declared off today as per the directive by district collector. - Total 16 persons are rescued in Rajkot district according to Collector. 700...Read More

Internet ban extended till tomorrow in Morbi, Surendranagar, Dhrangadhra observes bandh

July 17, 2017
Internet ban extended till tomorrow in Morbi, Surendranagar, Dhrangadhra observes bandh

Surendranagar/Morbi/Ahmedabad: The ban on Internet services in Surendranagar and Morbi districts of Gujarat has been elongated till 2 pm tomorrow to avoid any untoward incident in the wake of death of yet another person injured in community based clash in Halvad area of Morbi district on July 13 even as a bandh called in Dhrangadhra town to protest the incident evoked wide response. Many of the shops and educational institutions remained shut in Dhrangadhra town. In another development...Read More

Another person dies in Halvad community clash incident: Mobile internet blocked in Morbi district

July 16, 2017
Another person dies in Halvad community clash incident: Mobile internet blocked in Morbi district

Ahmedabad: Another person who was seriously injured in a violent clash between Bharwad and Darbar communities last week in Surendranagar district is dead. Injured person from Bharwad community was admitted to Civil hospital in Ahmedabad. He was from Chitrodi village. With this the death toll in Halvad community clash is 2 now. As a precautionary measure, the government has blocked mobile internet in Morbi district. DeshGujaratRead More

Three trapped in flood water get food packet, mobile phone and other items through drone

July 15, 2017

Surendranagar: Three persons were trapped today morning at around 7.30 am in flooding water of river Bhogavo released from Dholidhaja dam in Wadhwan town of Surendranagar district. Two attempts to rescue them and bring them to mainland remained unsuccessful. NDRF teams from Chotila were moved here to rescue these three persons. However the were soon rushed to another place where immediate rescue was needed. Initial attempts were made by local municipality to rescue them. When NDRF tea...Read More

Rajkot water logged; Ahmedabad – Surendranagar highway closed, water released from Dholidhaja, Und, Machhu

July 15, 2017

Gandhinagar: Following are the main updates of the situation after heavy to very heavy rains in parts of Gujarat: - Ghodapipar dam in Rajkot is full and surplus water is being released. Lalpari talav is overflowing. Around ten small dams in Rajkot district are full of water. Low lying areas are alerted. - Saurashtra Express train has stuck near Jam Vanthli as railway track has washed away due to flooding water of Kankavati dam. - Dholidhaja dam in Wadhvan is full and surplus water i...Read More

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