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Gujarat Exclusive: In journalism, Exclusive is an item of news reported by one journalist or news organization before others, and of exceptional originality, importance, surprise, excitement, or secrecy.  A scoop may be a news story or a new aspect to an existing or breaking news story. Exclusive articles that are published exclusively on Seeking Alpha and are not available anywhere else online or offline. Read some exclusive news of Nation and World those stories which are hidden for the readers we publish here. 

Beyt Dwarka’s signature bridge project cost surges by Rs 198 crore. How?

Gandhinagar: The cost of the four-lane cable-stayed signature bridge project between Okha and Beyt Dwarka has gone up by Rs 198 crore. The 25 per cent cost escalation has been reported during the last three years. While the state does not seem to have an answer on the hike in project cost, it is raising...

Ahmedabad’s Pravinsinh Darbar writes postcards offering condolence to bereaved families he has never met!

Manoj K Karia, Gandhinagar: At a time when snail mail has disappeared altogether, a city resident writes a postcard to unknown people who have lost their dear ones offering them his moral support and condolences. Yes, in an age where almost all wishes are restricted to a few words on WhatsApp and most people avoid...

Ashok Gehlot to call the shots in Rajasthan

Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot seems to be in no mood to settle terms with former deputy Chief Minister Sachin Pilot. Gehlot gave a hint of this in the presence of the cabinet ministers and the AICC general secretary Ajay Maken. Gehlot in a media conference that was organised to mark the second anniversary of the...

Rs8000 to Rs35cr: How a 19-year-old Raj Mehta from Ahmedabad drove to success with his e-motor company

Manok K Karia, Ahmedabad: A 19-year-old from Maninagar has helped take a company, he began with a measly Rs8,000, to be valued at Rs35 crore. Raj Mehta funded his initial venture for an e-cycle of his own with his saved pocket money and Diwali offerings that relatives gave him. He later ventured into make e-pedal...

Stall owner in Ahmedabad offers a discount on food if customers sing ‘National Anthem’ with him!

Aaquib Chhipa, Ahmedabad: A 46-year-old in Ahmedabad has come up with a unique way to show nationalism. He offers a discount on the burgers that he sells, provided his customers agree to sing the national anthem with him in public. Parthiv Thakkar offers Fakiraa’s Burger, at his car cum stall on the road from Panjrapole...

BJP trying to topple Rajasthan govt, claims Ashok Gehlot

Prakash Bhandari, Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot caught the BJP on the wrong foot by blaming the saffron party for its continued efforts to topple constitutionally established governments. Having survived the rebellion led by his own deputy Sachin Pilot this summer, Gehlot is doubly-cautious and far more matured person now. But Gehlot well-saddled after...

Gujarat Exclusive Impact: DELF blacklisted, cannot work on other govt projects too

The Gujarat government’s Road & Building Department (R&B) has blacklisted a civil and structural engineering services firm—DELF Consulting Engineers— whose negligence led to three bridge projects in Kheda coming to a halt. DELF Sources in the department said that the decision was taken after a thorough scrutiny of the case and the company has been...

Gujarat Exclusive Impact: DELF will have to pay Rs33.5 lakh penalty, to be blacklisted

The Gujarat government’s Road and Building (R&B) Department has initiated the process to blacklist a civil and structural engineering services firm—DELF Consulting Engineers—for its alleged negligence that resulted in three bridge projects in Kheda district coming to a grinding halt. Earlier, Gujarat Exclusive had reported that the company had not bothered to pay a...

R&B penalises DELF Consulting Engineers Rs33.5 lakh for negligence

In an unprecedented move, the Road & Building Department has fined the DELF Consulting Engineers (India Private Ltd) Rs33.5 lakh for negligence which delayed several of the department’s projects. The company provides civil and structural engineering services. The company was to prepare the drawings and estimate plan for three bridges but negligence on its part...

Congress uneasy over reports of AIMIM’s entry in Rajasthan

Prakash Bhandari: There is a growing uneasiness in the Congress camp on reports that Asaduddin Owaisi’s All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) is trying to have its footprint in Rajasthan. The Asaduddin Owaisi-led party, which was confined to Andhra Pradesh and Telangana is jubilant after its electoral success in Bihar where it managed to win five...

Are efforts on to get Manjula Shroff’s DPS East, involved in the Nithyanand controversy, to function again?

The buzz in the power corridors is that efforts are on behind the scenes to get the Manjula Shroff run DPS School in Hathijan up and running again. The DPS School in Hathijan, of which Manjula Shroff is the CEO, was shut down after several irregularities were found in the running of the school in...

Impact of social media: Exceptional or exaggerated?

Rama Moondra: Not so long ago, social media was just another source of entertainment. It was an extra accessory, mostly of youngsters, mainly to upload about their own lives and flaunt it before others. In the past 15 years, approximately, social media has become a fully integrated part of the daily lives of most people....