Free Press Journal
  • Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader, Pravin Togadia goes missing, found unconscious

    Ahemadabad: International Working President of the Vishwa Hindu Parishad, Pravin Togadia, was found late on Monday, hours after the outfit claimed he was missing. He was found in an unconscious state at a park in Ahmedabad.  He is believed to have fainted because of low blood sugar and has been hospitalised.  Togadia was last seen leaving the VHP office in Ahmedabad with a bearded man around 10.45 am. He arrived unconscious in an

  • Guj: Disgruntled BJP minister skips Cabinet meet

    Ahmedabad : Unhappy over the allocation of portfolios in the new BJP government in Gujarat, state fisheries minister and Koli leader Purshottam Solanki on Wednesday skipped a cabinet meeting.

  • Nitin Patel forces Modi, Shah to return Finance portfolio

    Ahmedabad : In a first in the Gujarat BJP, Prime Minister Narendra Modi and party President Amit Shah were on Sunday forced to return the Finance portfolio to Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel after he sulked for two days after being given the second slot in the new Vijay Rupani cabinet but not the beats matching that stature.

  • Gujarat’s new government to take oath of office today

    Ahmedabad : The new government led by Vijay Rupani would take the oath of office and secrecy at a grand ceremony in Gandhinagar on Tuesday in the presence of Prime Minister Narendra Modi, and a galaxy of senior BJP leaders and chief ministers of NDA-ruled states.

  • Panama Papers: ED seizes assets of Ahd company

    New Delhi : The Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Friday said it has seized assets worth Rs 48.87 crore, under the FEMA law, of an Ahmedabad-based company in connection with its probe in the ‘Panama Papers’ case. The central probe agency identified the firm as Ms. Sintex Industries Limited and said it is linked to Amit Patel and Rahul Patel, whose names “had figured in the Panama Papers case with respect to their

  • Guj records 68.70 per cent polling in 2nd phase

    Ahmedabad : Gujarat recorded an estimated 68.70 per cent voter turnout in the second and final phase of polling for 93 Assembly seats on Thursday, the Election Commission said.

  • PM Modi highlights benefits of sea-plane

    New Delhi  : Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday tweeted various uses of sea planes. Earlier in the day, Prime Minister Modi travelled from Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad to Dharoi Dam via sea-plane, which is the first-ever flight by such a craft in the country.

  • Alibaba could invest $300m in BigBasket

    Fund infusion gives online grocer more muscle to take on local rival Grofers, and helps the Chinese firm battle Amazon in India.

  • With no pilot, flight delayed by 7 hours; passengers create ruckus at Mumbai airport

    Mumbai: An Air India flight to Ahmedabad was delayed by nearly seven hours due to non-availability of pilot, after which agitated passengers created ruckus at the Chhatrapati Shivaji International Airport here today. The flight — AI 031 — was scheduled to depart for Ahmedabad from Mumbai at 0135 hours but left at 0820 hours after a delay of nearly seven hours, a source at the airport said. There were over 200 passengers on

  • Reliance Naval Insolvency case: No merit in IFCI’s plea says company

    Mumbai : Reliance Naval and Engineering Ltd, a subsidiary of Reliance Infrastructure Ltd, on Thursday said there are no merits in the application filed by IFCI Ltd before the National Company Law Tribunal as it is an unsecured creditor.

  • Cong declares final list, drops four sitting MLAs

    Ahmedabad : The Congress on Monday released its final list of 14 candidates on the last day of filing of nominations for the second phase of Gujarat polls, leaving two seats for allies and supporting dalit leader Jignesh Mevani who is contesting as an Independent from Vadgam, reports PTI.

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    Supreme Court refuses bail to jilted lover who stabbed Mumbai girl

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused bail to a man from Ahmedabad who was awarded life sentence for assaulting a girl – he was apparently in love with – in her Mumbai office in October 2000, leaving her paralysed below waist. The Bench of Justices Ranjan Gogoi and R Banumathi dismissed the appeal of Pranjay Purushotam Goradia (37) who was sentenced by the Bombay High Court in 2013 after hearing