Articles tagged under: Bharuch

Contrary to rumours , I am not going to contest Lok Sabha election: Faisal Ahmed Patel

March 24, 2019
Contrary to rumours , I am not going to contest Lok Sabha election: Faisal Ahmed Patel

Bharuch: Faisal Patel, son of senior Congress leader and Rajya Sabha MP Ahmed Patel today refuted the rumours in media and denied that he was going to contest the Lok Sabha election from Bharuch. Faisal Patel in a tweet said: Contrary to rumours in media and beyond, I will not be contesting the upcoming Lok Sabha elections from Bharuch constituency while my father, Ahmedbhai is a MP from Rajya Sabha. Contrary to the rumours in the media & beyond, I will not be contesting the upcoming ...Read More

Gujarat govt nod for extension of Bharuch end of Narmada Maiya bridge approach flyover

February 05, 2019
Gujarat govt nod for extension of Bharuch end of Narmada Maiya bridge approach flyover

Bharuch: Rs. 400 crore Narmada Maiya four-lane bridge over river Narmada which is under construction for last four years over river Narmada will have Rs. 58 crore 800 meter long flyover on its one end at College road upto Bholav circuit house. The bridge's end on Bharuch side was close to college gate. This was causing fear of accident just outside the college that has 15,000 students. In response of local BJP MLA Dushyant Patel's representation, Gujarat government has given nod for a 80...Read More

Bullet train project: Updates from Bharuch district

December 30, 2018
Bullet train project: Updates from Bharuch district

Bharuch: Mumbai - Ahmedabad high speed rail project (bullet train project) will need 21.41 lakh square meter land in Bharuch district across 28 villages. In first phase, measurements for land acquisition are completed in 13 affected villages. Same procedure is near completion in another 15 villages. District adiministration is sharing details of compensation to be paid to farmers. Bharuch district will see 53 km track of bullet train which will be positioned over 15-20 meter height 1060 'Y' sha...Read More

Bharuch Municipality alters old GSRTC buses to use them as shelter homes for poor

December 01, 2018
Bharuch Municipality alters old GSRTC buses to use them as shelter homes for poor

Bharuch: Municipality in Bharuch today launched two 'shelter on wheel' buses here for use as shelter for homeless people. The buses were old and improper for use for long journey. They were owned by State govt. arm Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation(GSRTC). They were altered for use as shelther houses. Altering cost for each of two buses was rs 4.50 lakh. Lights fans, sleeping facilities were added to old passenger buses among other changes. Each bus has sleeping facility for ...Read More

Youth from Kashmir working as security guard in chemical company in Gujarat nabbed with unlicensed gun

November 28, 2018
Youth from Kashmir working as security guard in chemical company in Gujarat nabbed with unlicensed gun

Bharuch: A youth from Jammu and Kashmir, working as a security guard in a chemical company in Ankaleshwar area of Bharuch district in Gujarat has been arrested by the police for possession of unlicensed gun. Police said that Ahmed Qureshi, a resident of Poonchh district in Kashmir was nabbed on tip off. He worked as a security guard and was in possession of a gun and five live cartridges but he was not having a proper license for the same. The special operation group of the loc...Read More

Jains march in rally in Bharuch protesting alleged attack

November 04, 2018
Jains march in rally in Bharuch protesting alleged attack

Bharuch: Around 700 Jain community members in Bharuch marched in rally against alleged attack by residents of Santkrupa society on Jhadeshwar road. Jains demanded action against those responsible for attack. It's worth noting that residents of Santkrupa society who were angry with regular religions functions of Jains in residencial area and connected issues of traffic, parking, crowd, noise and desturbance, had gathered last week and alelgedly pelted stones over Jhadeshwar Vimalnath Jain te...Read More

Garudeshwar Weir project: Gujarat govt announces land in exchange of land, cash compensation options for those affected

October 22, 2018
Garudeshwar Weir project: Gujarat govt announces land in exchange of land, cash compensation options for those affected

Gandhinagar: Departments of Narmada, Water resources, Water supply and Kalpsar, Government of Gujarat have taken a decision to give land to those affected by Garudeshwar weir project in exchange of land. Total seven villages are to be affected due to the project. According to the government, those who want land in exchange of land will be give land while those who wish to have Rs 7,50,000 compensation per hectare will be given cash compensation. The earlier announced provisions on ...Read More

Fake notes of 200, 500 and 2000 of face value of over 17 lakhs recovered in central Gujarat, 2 nabbed

October 20, 2018
Fake notes of 200, 500 and 2000 of face value of over 17 lakhs recovered in central Gujarat, 2 nabbed

Bharuch: The Special Operation Group of police in Bharuch district of Gujarat has arrested two persons from Fokadi village under Netrang taluka and recovered fake notes of Rs 200, 500 and 2000 denomination of a total face value of Rs 1736700. Apart from the printer and other equipment used to make the notes police has also seized 4 country-made pistol, 8 live cartridges and one lakh genuine cash from the hut like structure in which the duo, a native of Botad and uncle-nephew by relations ...Read More

Emami Paper Mills Ltd to invest 2,000 crore in Gujarat; foundation stone laid for the plant in Bhauch

September 21, 2018
Emami Paper Mills Ltd to invest 2,000 crore in Gujarat; foundation stone laid for the plant in Bhauch

Bharuch: Foundation stone laying function was held for Emami Paper Mills Ltd facility at Saykha village of Vagra taluka in Bharuch district of Central Gujarat today. Emami Paper Mills said it would invest Rs 2,000 crore for this greenfield multi-player packaging board plant with an initial investment of Rs 990 crore. The foundation stone for the project was laid by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani. Spread over an area of 103 acres, the plant would have a total capacity of 2.25 lakh tonne p...Read More

Ajmed blast accused Bhavesh Patel welcomed in Bharuch on his return from prison

September 05, 2018
Ajmed blast accused Bhavesh Patel welcomed in Bharuch on his return from prison

Bharuch: The two leaders of VHP and BJP who were present in the 'grand-welcome' of one of the two accused of Ajmer Dargah blast case, Bhavesh Patel alias Swami Muktanand on his return home here recently after getting bail from Rajasthan High Court have said that he was greeted for his becoming a swami and for being an old friend. Bhavesh Patel (40) of Bharuch who apart from another accused Devendra Gupta (42) of Ajmer were given lifer by a Jaipur court in August 2017 in connectio...Read More