Dholka

Six death in two days: Labour dept issues notice to shut two factories in Ahmedabad

The labour and employment department of Gujarat has ordered the closure of two factories after six labourers were killed in two separate incidents in Ahmedabad. One of the incidents happened at Vishal Fabric factory in Dholka taluka and another at Shri Shakti Chemical factory in Vatva. A release from the department said that the Director...

4 labourers die while cleaning chemical tank of Chiripal Group in Dholka

Four labourers died while cleaning a chemical tank of a private company Chiripal Group in Dholka on the outskirts of Ahmedabad. The labourers are believed to have been suffocated to death after leakage of poisonous gas in the tank of Chiripal Industries. Police said they followed one another when the first one failed to respond...

3 Cadila Pharma employees succumb to Covid19, 30 had in all tested positive

Three employees of Cadila Pharma, who were among the 30 who tested positive for Covid19, have succumbed to the illness. The company employs close to 400 people at its plant and offices in Dholka in Ahmedabad. Earlier Cadila Pharmaceuticals had to shut down its manufacturing unit in Dholka in Ahmedabad after 26 employees of the...

Bhupendrasinh Chudasama moves SC against HC verdict nullifying his election

Education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama on Wednesday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Gujarat High Court’s verdict nullifying his 2017 election on the ground of malpractices and manipulation. Chudasama has appealed to the apex court to set aside the Gujarat High Court’s verdict by terming it as erroneous and contended that it has failed to appreciate...

Congress demands Dholka assembly seat be declared ‘vacant’

After the Gujarat High Court invalidated the election of education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama on Tuesday, the leader of opposition in the Gujarat Assembly Paresh Dhanani has written to Speaker Rajendra Trivedi to declare the Dholka Assembly seat as vacant. In a letter written on Wednesday, Dhanani has demanded that the same be done immediately as...

EC forms three-member panel to study Guj HC judgement on Chudasama victory

A three-member committee of the Election Commission in Gujarat will examine details of the Gujarat High Court judgement in connection with a petition on the Dholka assembly constituency in the state. Earlier on Tuesday, the Gujarat High Court had invalidated his win from the Dholka constituency in the 2017 Assembly elections. Justice Paresh Upadhyay in...

Setback for BJP: Guj HC invalidates Chudasama’s 2017 victory from Dholka seat

In a major setback and embarrassment for state education minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama and the BJP , the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday invalidated his win from the Dholka constituency in the 2017 Assembly elections. Chudasama is also the law minister of the state. Justice Paresh Upadhyay in his judgment declared the BJP leader’s victory as...
26 employees of Cadila Pharma tests positive, plant shut down

26 employees of Cadila Pharma tests positive, plant shut down

Cadila Pharmaceuticals, shut down its manufacturing unit in Dholka in Ahmedabad after 26 employees of the plant tested positive for coronavirus. Sources said that earlier five employees had tested positive while 21 others tested positive this week. The plant is located near Trasad road in Dholka. The new 21 cases were those that had tested...