Articles tagged under: Dwarka

Indian Army flags off Motorcycle Expedition to remember Kargil heroes

June 12, 2024
Indian Army flags off Motorcycle Expedition to remember Kargil heroes

Dwarka: Commemorating the 25th anniversary of the Kargil victory and in tribute to the valour and sacrifices of the heroes of the Kargil War, the Indian Army and the Regiment of Artillery are undertaking a motorcycle expedition.  The Regiment of Artillery played a pivotal role in the success of Operation Vijay, and this expedition serves to highlight their significant contributions and honor the legacy of our brave soldiers. On June 12, 2024, three teams of eight motorcycles each embarked o...Read More

21 kg Charas worth Rs 11 crore seized on Gujarat coast

June 11, 2024
21 kg Charas worth Rs 11 crore seized on Gujarat coast

Dwarka: Just three days after the seizure of 32 kgs of drugs in Dwarka, law enforcement agencies have seized another lot of 21 kgs of Charas on the shore of Arabian asea in Dwarka. The seized narcotics are valued at approximately Rs. 11 crore in the international market. Twenty packets of charas have been seized on the Mojap coast. DeshGujaratRead More

32 kg Charas found off Gujarat coast near Dwarka

June 08, 2024
32 kg Charas found off Gujarat coast near Dwarka

Dwarka: In yet another seizure, 30 kilograms of narcotic substances have been found in the Arabian Sea off the Dwarka coast. Packets containing 32 kg of charas, valued at around Rs. 16 crore in the international market, were found floating in the sea early Saturday morning. Reacting to the news, MoS Home Harsh Sanghavi tweeted, "Gujarat Police is determined to save the lives of youth by catching drugs! On the basis of information received from the beach of Varwala village of Dwarka, Gujarat P...Read More

Sarpanch, her son held in Rs. 1.10 lakh bribe case in rural Dwarka

May 28, 2024
Sarpanch, her son held in Rs. 1.10 lakh bribe case in rural Dwarka

Dwarka: Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) has nabbed a village Sarpanch and her son in bribe case in which the bribe sum was Rs. 1.10 lakh. Accused Lakhibai Meramanbhai Gujariya is Sarpanch of Nagda village in Khambhaliya taluka of coastal Dwarka district. Her son Fulsurbhai alias Fulabhai Meramanbhai is the second accused in this bribe case. Fulsurbhai was in the role of a middle-man. According to ACB, a complainant in this case is into task of excavating soil from Sinhan dam. Accused Sarpanch...Read More

Rs. 45 lakhs worth charas recovered from Dwarka beach

April 16, 2024
Rs. 45 lakhs worth charas recovered from Dwarka beach

Dwarka: The Special Operation Group (SOG) of the district police today recovered narcotics (charas) worth around Rs. 45 lakhs from a beach near a hotel in the Shantinagar area. According to the police, the SOG was conducting patrolling last night when, around 2 am, officers found a transparent plastic box near the beach opposite a hotel in Shantinagar, Dwarka. Upon examination, it was found that the substance inside the box was charas. In this operation led by in charge PI P.C. Singharkhia...Read More

Stray dog menace; 11-year-old girl dies in Bhanvad

April 08, 2024
Stray dog menace; 11-year-old girl dies in Bhanvad

Dwarka: Yet another case of the stray dog menace in the state has surfaced, this time resulting in the tragic death of an 11-year-old girl in Bhanvad city. According to the details received, the victim is Puriben, the 11-year-old daughter of Hirabhai Piprotar, who resides in the Rupmora area of Bhanvad city. The incident occurred around 4 pm on Sunday when the girl was playing outside her house and was attacked by a pack of stray dogs. The dogs fatally injured the girl, and she was rushed to ...Read More

Protesters wave black flags at Dwarka BJP office inauguration

April 06, 2024
Protesters wave black flags at Dwarka BJP office inauguration

Dwarka: Some miscreants waved black flags during the inauguration of the Dwarka District BJP Office 'Shri Dwarakesh Kamalam' in the presence of Gujarat BJP Chief C.R. Patil today. Although the protesters on the face are believed to be protesting against remarks made by Union Minister Parshottam Rupala, it is unclear whether they were from the cadre of opposition parties such as the Congress or the Aam Aadmi Party. A booth worker convention and inauguration of the district BJP office was held ...Read More

Shivrajpur Beach Water Sports Operators hold march to Collector Office

March 31, 2024

Dwarka: Over 100 affected persons from Shivrajpur today marched to the office of the district collector of Devbhumi Dwarka district demanding issuance of No Objection Certificate to run sea-side activities at Shivrajpur beach. Harin Bhayani, one of the persons leading this march said that the water rides operators who operate various activities such as scuba diving, para sailing and more are not able to continue their activities for tourists due to lack of no objection certificate from the di...Read More

‘People in villages speak like they have allergy to Congress’

March 22, 2024
‘People in villages speak like they have allergy to Congress’

Jamnagar: When any Congress worker is on village visit, voters and public speak like they have allergy (to Congress), said Abhabhai Karmur who resigned from all posts of party including the post of general secretary of Khambhaliya Congress. Karmur a senior local Congress leader had contested State assembly election in 2012. He is belived close to party leader Vikram Madam. He has been director of local APMC for five terms. Karmur said - 'looking at the situation of Congress party where b...Read More

Demolition drive against illegal encroachment near Salaya Port in Dwarka

March 11, 2024
Demolition drive against illegal encroachment near Salaya Port in Dwarka

Devbhoomi Dwarka: The district authorities today carried out a demolition drive against unauthorized encroachments on railway-owned land near Salaya Port. Indian Railways has decided to restart the age-old Khambhaliya-Salaya railway line in Khambhaliya after almost four decades. Accordingly, railway track work has commenced near Khambhalia. However, there was heavy encroachment in the railway line area near the old Salaya railway station in Salaya for years. The authorities had issued notices...Read More