Articles tagged under: sabarkantha

2 more held in Vadali blast case; Gelatin stick used as explosive

May 13, 2024
2 more held in Vadali blast case; Gelatin stick used as explosive

Sabarkantha: Banaskantha Local Crime Branch (LCB) has made two additional arrests in connection with the Veda parcel blast incident, which resulted in the deaths of a man and his daughter and injured two others. The main suspect, Jayanti Vanzara, was apprehended immediately after the incident, while his cousins Ajay and Jitendra Vanzara, who supplied the gelatin sticks, were arrested on Friday. Jayanti (34) of Karunda village, Khedbrahma taluka of Sabarkantha, confessed to purchasing the g...Read More

Police nabs 2 in speaker blast in Vadali; Motive linked to extramarital affair

May 03, 2024
Police nabs 2 in speaker blast in Vadali; Motive linked to extramarital affair

Sabarkantha: The police have detained two people in connection with the explosion from a speaker in Vadali taluka on Thursday, which resulted in the death of a man and his daughter while two other girls were injured in the incident. One of the detained people allegedly suspected his wife of having an affair with the deceased, Jitendra Vanzara. As per the details of the case, an autorickshaw driver delivered a package to Jitu's residence at around 12:30 pm. The explosion occurred when Jitu, alon...Read More

Blast in parcel leaves 2 dead and 2 injured in Vadali

May 02, 2024
Blast in parcel leaves 2 dead and 2 injured in Vadali

Sabarkantha: Two people died and two others suffered injuries after a blast occurred while opening an online-ordered parcel in Veda village of Vadali belt in North Gujarat. As soon as the news of this incident came to light, the villagers, among others, were in a frenzy. According to the information received, a parcel in the name of Jitendrabhai Hirabhai Vanzara arrived in Veda Chhavani village of Vadali taluka in Sabarkantha. He had ordered a Home Theatre sound system which exploded upon ope...Read More

Vadali Police detain 14 for disrupting BJP election office opening

April 21, 2024
Vadali Police detain 14 for disrupting BJP election office opening

Sabarkantha: The Vadali police on Sunday detained 14 individuals after a clash erupted between a BJP worker and Kshatriyas during the inauguration of election office of BJP's Sabarkantha Lok Sabha candidate Shobhna Baraiya. Senior BJP leader and Idar MLA Ramanlal Vora was also seen present at the event when the Kshatriyas were protesting against Union Minister and BJP leader Parshottam Rupala due to his remarks last month. The demonstrators clashed with police also, dismantling barricades and...Read More

Sabarkantha BJP leaders called at CM House for hours long meeting

March 30, 2024

Gandhinagar: About five hours meeting was held at the Gujarat Chief Minister's residence to discuss the protest from within the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) against Lok Sabha election candidate on the Sabarkantha seat. Chief Minister, State party chief, General Secretary (organization), and Minister of State for Home were among those present in the meeting. They held one-to-one meetings with part office bearers and elected representatives regarding the protests from within the party against t...Read More

Harsh Sanghavi reaches Himmatnagar for damage control within party on Sabarkantha seat

March 29, 2024
Harsh Sanghavi reaches Himmatnagar for damage control within party on Sabarkantha seat

Himmatnagar: Minister of State for Home, Harsh Sanghavi today reached district headquarters Himmatnagar in Sabarkantha apparently for damage control within the party over selection of candidate for Sabarkantha Lok Sabha seat. Sanghavi held series of meetings and interacted with the party men upset with selection of Shobhnaben Baraiya as candidate. The party had earlier announced the name of Bhikhaji Thakor as candidate. Bhikhaji had also started campaigning. One morning, Bhikhaji on his so...Read More

Who is Shobhnaben Baraiya, BJP Lok Sabha candidate for Sabarkantha seat?

March 24, 2024
Who is Shobhnaben Baraiya, BJP Lok Sabha candidate for Sabarkantha seat?

Gandhinagar: Who is Shobhnaben Mahrndrasinh Baraiya, a BJP candidate for Sabarkantha Lok Sabha seat? Shobhnaben is a primary school teacher working at Balisana near Prantij for last over 30 years. She is wife of former Prantij MLA Mahendrasinh Baraiya. Mahendrasinh joined BJP in August 2022. He was previously with the Congress party since 1998. BJP today declared rest of six candidates for 26-seat Lok Sabha elections in Gujarat. The party had earlier declared the name of Bhikhaji Tha...Read More

Sabarkantha BJP candidate Bhikhaji Thakor says unwilling to contest election, later restricts post

March 23, 2024
Sabarkantha BJP candidate Bhikhaji Thakor says unwilling to contest election, later restricts post

Gandhinagar: After Ranjanben Bhatt in Vadodara, now another BJP candidate has expressed unwillingness to contest the 2014 Lok Sabha election. Bhikhaji Thakor, party candidate from Sabarkantha constituency posted on social media his unwillingness to contest the election. However, later he restricted the post to his followers only but on social media platform Instagram the message is available. Thakor was earlier declared as the Lok Sabha candidate of the party for the Sabarkantha seat. Congres...Read More

North Gujarat Congress leader Dr. Vipul Patel to join BJP with his supporters

January 24, 2024
North Gujarat Congress leader Dr. Vipul Patel to join BJP with his supporters

Sabarkantha: In a major setback to the Congress party in North Gujarat ahead of the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, Congress leader Dr. Vipul Patel is joining the Bhartiya Janata Party (BJP) today. Patel, along with his 500 supporters, will be joining the ruling party in the presence of BJP Gujarat chief CR Patil. Vipul Patel has a background in cooperative politics, having held the position of director in Sabar Dairy for four consecutive terms. Patel has also served as the President of the Sabarka...Read More

RSS to hold Angad Shakti Ekatrikaran in Himmatnagar on Dec 31

December 29, 2023
RSS to hold Angad Shakti Ekatrikaran in Himmatnagar on Dec 31

Himmatnagar: The Rashtriya Swayam Sevak Sangh Sabarkantha will be organizing an Angad Shakti Ekatrikaran event at Modi Maidan on December 31st in the city. More than 8 thousand Swayam Sevaks will participate in the procession, showcasing their skills in lathi (Stick) handling while wearing the Sangh uniform Providing the details, Parimalbhai Pandit, Prakashbhai Parmar, and Bhadreshbhai Patel mentioned that in anticipation of the centenary celebration of the establishment of Rashtriya Swayam S...Read More