Gujarat

Congress leader Modhwadia pulls up Modi for raising Narmada river, gas pricing issues with PM

Congress leader Modhwadia pulls up Modi for raising Narmada river, gas pricing issues with PM Ahmedabad, Feb. 6 : Gujarat Congress President Arjun Modhwadia on
Wednesday lashed out at Chief Minister Narendra Modi for raising issues
such as Narmada river and gas pricing with Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan
Singh, and said playing politics and doing nothing in this regard has
been the catch phrase of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)
Government in the state.

Modhwadia said chief ministers of every
state could meet the Prime Minister and hold discussions with him on

UltraTech Cement to acquire ABG Cement’s plant in Gujarat

UltraTech Cement to acquire ABG Cement’s plant in GujaratUltraTech Cement, a unit of Aditya Birla Group, has started discussions for acquiring an incomplete cement plant located in the state of Gujarat of ABG Cement, according to the reports.

According to a person closer to the matter, the company has appointed investment banking arm of Axis Bank, Axis Capital for advice on the deal to acquire the cement plant. UltraTech Cement has reportedly expressed interest in completing the project and expanding its cement business.

Maruti Suzuki to build two manufacturing facilities in Gujarat

Maruti Suzuki to build two manufacturing facilities in GujaratMaruti Suzuki India Ltd, the country's largest carmaker, will build two manufacturing facilities in Gujarat.

The carmaker is reportedly directly acquiring a 480-acre plot of land near Ughroz and Ukarade villages in Gujarat from farmers. This plot of land is in addition to the 700-acre plot at Mehsana that the Gujarat government has already allotted to the company for a manufacturing facility.

To finalize its Gujarat plans, the company's Japanese parent Suzuki Motor Corp. Chairman Osamu Suzuki is making an unusual trip to India this week.

BJP holds protest against Government decision to de-regulate diesel

Vijender-GuptaNew Delhi/Ahmedabad, Jan 18 : The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders staged a protest on Friday over the Congress-led UPA Government''s move to de-regulate the diesel price, and demanded a rollback.

The protestors in New Delhi raised slogans against the government, and accused it of being insensitive towards the people of the country.

"People are being looted in the name of economic policies. The cause of this inflation is the corrupt practices of the government. The people have to bear the brunt of all this. The move to deregulate diesel is in a way directly affecting the people," said Delhi BJP President Vijender Gupta.

Children set new world record on Swami Vivekananda’s 150th birth cetenary in Vadodara

s/Swami-Vivekananda-01Vadodara/Bhopal/New Delhi, Jan 12 : On the 150th birthday of Hindu philosopher Swami Vivekananda on Saturday, children in Vadodara, Gujarat, set a new world record by forming the largest human torch.

Over 1500 students came together and created a new Guinness World Record.

The Ramakrishna Mission, founded by Swami Vivekananda, had planned a series of programmes to commemorate the occasion, including a number of cultural programmes, essay writing competitions for college students will make presentations on Swami Vivekananda''s message to the youth.

''Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2013'' will contribute to economic growth: Modi

/Narendra-ModiGandhinagar, Jan 8 : Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the ''Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2013'' would open doors to strengthen old business relations, which would contribute to the growth of the economy.

"All the trade shows, which have been organized were not only to lure the visitors but to ensure that it acted as a catalytic agent to promote business. It is over that business worth billions of rupees takes place," said Modi, who inaugurated the ''Vibrant Gujarat Global Trade Show 2013'' here.

Narendra Modi urges traders & industrialists to become partners in Gujarat’s growth

Narendra Modi urges traders & industrialists to become partners in Gujarat’s growth Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has urged trade & industry representatives to become partners in the state’s growth rather than being mere spectators.

Mr. Modi met more than five hundred people representing various trade and industry associations over high-tea and urged welcomed them to make the most of this year’s Vibrant Gujarat Global Investment Summit.

Modi Govt will implement SC judgement on Lokayukta soon

Narendra-Modi63Gandhinagar, Jan 2 : The Narendra Modi-led government in Gujarat on Wednesday said that it would implement the Supreme Court''s judgement to uphold State Governor Kamla Beniwal''s decision to appoint Justice (retired) R A Mehta as Gujarat Lokayukta.

"We will soon implement the Supreme Court judgement on Lokayukta," said Gujarat Law Minister Bhupindersinh Chudasama.

"The Supreme Court has accepted Gujarat government''s contention that governor has to act as per the advice of the council of ministers," he added.

Modi takes oath as Gujarat CM

Modi takes oath as Gujarat CMAhmedabad, Dec 26 - Narendra Modi Wednesday took oath as Gujarat's chief minister for the fourth time after leading the BJP to a sweeping win in assembly elections.

Governor Kamla Beniwal administered the oath of office and secrecy to the Bharatiya Janata Party leader, who has ruled Gujarat since 2001, at the Sardar Patel Stadium here.

Among those present on the occasion were BJP leaders Nitin Gadkari and Sushma Swaraj, Chief Ministers J. Jayalalithaa of Tamil Nadu and Parkash Singh Badal of Punjab, Shiv Sena chief Uddhav Thackeray and MNS chief Raj Thackeray. (IANS)

Maruti Suzuki to create capacity of 1.5 million units in Gujarat

Maruti Suzuki to create capacity of 1.5 million units in GujaratIndia's largest passenger car maker, Maruti Suzuki India Ltd has said that it is aiming to create a production capacity of 1.5 million vehicles per annum in the state of Gujarat.

The company had earlier said that its plant in the state will have an initial annual capacity of 250,000 units and indicated that the future expansion would depend upon the market conditions in the country. Maruti Suzuki currently has an installed capacity of 1.75 million vehicles per annum at Gurgaon and Manesar plants together.

Maruti Suzuki acquires 500 acres in Gujarat for expansion

Maruti Suzuki acquires 500 acres in Gujarat for expansionMaruti Suzuki India Limited (MSIL) has acquired an additional 500 acres of land in Mandal taluka of Ahmedabad district in order to expand its manufacturing facility in the state and increase production capacity.

Congress doesn’t see EC’s order on cash transfer scheme as slap or snub

Congress doesn’t see EC’s order on cash transfer scheme as slap or snubResponding to Election Commission's harsh comments on the government's decision to implement the Direct Cash Transfer Scheme (DCT) during election time in Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh, the ruling Congress claimed that the commission hadn't snubbed the government, but just asked it to delay the implementation of the scheme.

Election Commission asks government to delay cash transfer scheme

Election Commission asks government to delay cash transfer schemeThe Election Commission has asked the central government to delay the direct cash transfer scheme in the country during the operation of Model Code of Conduct in the states of Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh.

India’s development will be determined by Gujarat: Munda

India’s development will be determined by Gujarat: MundaIndia has failed to grow over the past years, and thus the people of Gujarat should make sure that the entire country develops like Gujarat, Jharkhand Chief Minister Arjun Munda.

Addressing an assembly of BJP activists in Gandevi, Navsari district, Munda said that are observing that the country's growth is declining but they wanted India to return to the path of growth.

Speaking on the topic, Munda added, "I am sure the people of Gujarat will ensure that the country gets back on the growth path by adopting the model followed by Gujarat.

Holiday Inn Express forays in India with 173-rrom property in Ahmedabad

Holiday Inn Express forays in India with 173-rrom property in AhmedabadHoliday Inn Express announced the launch of its first property in India on Tuesday. The 173-room property in the central business district of Ahmedabad is the brand's only second in South East Asia.

It is a joint venture (JV) between Duet India Hotels (DIH) and InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG). DIH and IHG hold 76 per cent and 24 per cent equity stakes in the JV, respectively.

The JV said their first hotel in Ahmedabad had been developed to meet the soaring demand for mid-market hotel rooms by business travellers.

After UK, US ready to end boycott of Narendra Modi

After UK, US ready to end boycott of Narendra ModiEyeing business opportunities in Gujarat, the US has followed UK by hinting that it could end Chief Minister Narendra Modi's isolation soon.

A senior US official on Thursday said that his country would evaluate any visa application based on merits. He was responding to a question about ban on Narendra Modi's visa for the US.

Mike Hammer, US assistant secretary of state for public affairs, said, "We of course will evaluate any visa application based on its merits and in accordance with US law."

GSPC acquires controlling stake in Gujarat Gas for Rs 2,464 crore

GSPC acquires controlling stake in Gujarat Gas for Rs 2,464 croreState-owned Gujarat State Petroleum Corp. (GSPC) has agreed to acquire the controlling stake in Gujarat Gas Co Ltd. (GGCL) for Rs 2,463.8 crore.

GSPC will acquire 65.12 per cent stake in GGCL from its parent company BG Group, at 295 per equity share. GGCL is the biggest private-sector city gas distribution (CGD) company in India, with a base of 3.5 lakh in South Gujarat.

Following the acquisition, GSPC will become the country's biggest distributor of natural gas, with total volume of nearly 8 million cubic metres per day.

Modi asks PM to provide details on Sonia’s international trips

Modi asks PM to provide details on Sonia’s international tripsGujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has hit back at the central government asking the Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to provide details about the expenditure on UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi's foreign trips.

The congress party is demanding an apology from the Mr. Modi for his earlier comments that Rs 1880 crore was spent from the public money for funding foreign trips of Mrs. Gandhi. However, Mr. Modi remained defiant and asked Congress to provide details to prove him wrong before it demands as apology.

Government using CBI to harass opponents, says Modi

Government using CBI to harass opponents, says ModiGujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has accused the ruling UPA government of using CBI as a tool to harass political opponents.

He criticized the government for the arrest of former state minister Amit Shah and claimed that the minister was falsely accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

Modi advises Sibal not to resort to 'cheap gimmicks

Modi advises Sibal not to resort to 'cheap gimmicksNarendra Modi, a senior leader of BJP and chief minister of Gujarat, on Sunday asked Congress leader and Union HRD Minister Kapil Sibal to make honest efforts to deliver the promised tablets to the youths rather than indulging in "cheap gimmicks."

Sibal had promised to provide `Aakash' tablet to ten lakh (one million) youth in the country last year, but the promise is yet to be completed.

Taking a swipe at Sibal over the promised Aakash tablets, Modi said, "




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