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AAP wants Surat BJP candidate’s nomination form cancelled, begins ‘Ram Dhun’ protest

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Surat has demanded that a BJP candidate for the Surat Municipal Corporation elections hid some information and hence the candidate’s nominations should be cancelled. The party has accused Surat Ward no 8 BJP candidate of hiding information and keeping the election commission in the dark. The BJP had given...

BJP announces names for Surat, Vadodara Municipal Corporation seats

The BJP has announced the candidates for all the seats in 30 wards of Surat and the 19 seats in Vadodara. The party has also announced the candidates for all the 64 seats in the 16 wards of the Jamnagar Municipal Corporation. Later it also announced the names of candidates for the Bhavnagar Municipal Corporation...

SMC spent close to Rs4 crore to sterilize 46000 street dogs, RTI activist suspects a scam

A Right To Information (RTI) query by an activist about the money spent on sterilisation and containment of street dogs has revealed that the Surat Municipal Corporation spent Rs3.47 crore between 2014 and 2020 on street dogs. The activist has alleged that this points out to corruption in the work given for street dog sterilisation...

BREAKING: Surat Deputy Municipal Commissioner Ketan Patel in ACB net

Ketan Patel, Surat Deputy Municipal Commissioner is in the Anti Corruption Bureau (ACB) net. The ACB has got permission from the state government to investigate the corruption charges against Surat Deputy Municipal Commissioner Ketan Patel. Ketan Patel is alleged to have disproportionate assets. As per reports he has four to five four-wheelers and house that...

Navratri: SMC issues tender for indoor stadium, puts it on hold after uproar

The state government is yet to decide on whether Navratri will be allowed given the rising COVID-19 situation in the state. But the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) on Thursday issued a tender for Navratri, which was put on hold after an uproar. The SMC issued the tender to give its indoor stadium on rent for Navratri....