Surat

Defamation case: Rahul Gandhi reaches Surat court for final statement

The Congress leader has been accused of making defamatory remark about Modi community ahead of 2019 elections Surat: Congress leader Rahul Gandhi arrived in Surat on Thursday morning. After a briefing with his lawyer, he headed to the court where he was to appear before the court in a defamation case filed against him for...

Rahul Gandhi likely to visit Surat for defamation case hearing

The Congress MP has been accused of making derogatory comments against Modi community Surat: Congress leader and Member of Parliament Rahul Gandhi is likely to visit Surat in a case of defamation filed against him at a court here. The complaint was filed by Surat (West) BJP MLA Purnesh Modi, who had accused Gandhi of...

Man who threatened Surat woman PSI nabbed from Madhya Pradesh

Accused had sent obscene messages and threats to the PSI who was investigating a harassment case against him Surat: A man accused of evading arrest and sending threats to a woman PSI of Surat police was finally nabbed from Madhya Pradesh, the Surat police said on Thursday. The accused has been brought to Surat. According...

Power Bank fraud: Tea stall owner, travel agent in Surat arrested in Rs 250 crore scam

Duo had set up shell companies to lure investors with quick and lucrative returns; earlier this week, arrests had been made in Delhi and Uttarakhand as well Surat: A roadside tea seller and a travel agent in Surat found a unique common business platform from where they could earn riches that would have otherwise been...

Gutter water seeps into drinking supply line, 6 die in Surat after consuming it

The villages that have been newly added to the Surat City limits are yet to get many basic facilities. This means people continue to rely on whatever is at hand to satisfy their daily needs with the Surat. Over 100 people in Kathor village that has been newly brought under the city limits have fallen...

Remdesivir Controversy: Gujarat HC grants more time to CR Patil, Harsh Sanghavi to respond

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday granted three weeks additional time to Gujarat BJP chief CR Patil and MLA Harsh Sanghavi to file their reply in connection with the controversy that erupted over the distribution of Remdesivir injection by them in Surat. Congress MLA and Leader of Opposition Paresh Dhanani has moved the court with...

Doctor, 3 others nabbed from Surat for black-marketing Remdesivir

At a time when the shortage of Remdesivir—an antiviral drug used for the treatment of COVID-19—is creating a lot of difficulties for the health authorities in the state, many are utilising this opportunity to make easy money by selling these injections at an exorbitant rate. Now, the Surat Crime Branch has nabbed a doctor and...

Ahmedabad third-best city in India in Centre’s Ease of Living Index

Bengaluru has emerged as the best city in the country in the Ease of Living Index (EoLI) 2020, which was announced on Thursday. It is followed by Pune and Ahmedabad, whereas Surat comes fifth on the ranking. The Ministry of Housing and Urban Affairs (MoHUA) said, “Bengaluru emerged as the top performer in the Million+...

3.1 magnitude earthquake recorded in Surat

An earthquake measuring 3.1 on the Richter scale was recorded in Gujarat’s Surat on Saturday. The earthquake was recorded at 4.35 am in the morning, according to the Institute of Seismological Research (ISR). No damage reported in Surat According to ISR, the epicentre of the tremor was located 29 km north-northeast of Surat in south...

Arvind Kejriwal asks AAP’s Surat corporators to respect people & work for them

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief and Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Friday arrived in Surat to meet the party workers for the stellar performance in the Surat Municipal Corporation election. He will also take part in a roadshow organised by the party to thank the people for trusting it. Notably, AAP won 27 seats...

Delimitation, differences with PAAS factors behind Congress’ dismal performance in Surat

The counting of votes on Tuesday for the Surat Municipal Corporation (SMC) has revealed a rot in the Congress that has been decimated to a big zero. While the shameful performance of Congress is not confined to Surat, what has become a major concern for the century-old party is that many of its veteran leaders...

AAP delivers a stellar performance in Surat, Kejriwal to attend roadshow on Feb 26

The Arvind Kejriwal-led Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has delivered a stellar performance winning 27 seats in the Surat Municipal Corporation election, with the Congress scoring a big zero in the diamond city. Out of the 120 seats, 93 seats have been won by the BJP, 27 seats have been bagged by AAP and Congress could...