Articles tagged under: Godhra

Vrajrajkumar inaugurates 9th oxygen generating plant donated by his VYO

May 28, 2021
Vrajrajkumar inaugurates 9th oxygen generating plant donated by his VYO

Godhra: A ninth oxygen generating plant sponsored by VrajrajKumar ji led and Vadodara Vrajdham headquartered Vallabh Youth Organization (VYO) was inaugurated at central Gujarat town Godhra on Thursday. This latest oxygen generating plant has been installed at Timba Road (Godhra) based public hospital. It is sponsored by PMVS Canada and Shrinathji Haveli in Toronto. The inauguration took place in presence of local member of parliament, members of legislative assembly, district guardian, d...Read More

Four Hindu independents support AIMIM over BJP; Combo gets power in Godhra Municipality

March 17, 2021
Four Hindu independents support AIMIM over BJP; Combo gets power in Godhra Municipality

Godhra: Asaduddin Owaisi led AIMIM party has in collaboration of independents, come to power in Godhra municipality of Central Gujarat post recently concluded election of civic bodies. Godhra Municipality has total 44 councilors. Incumbent Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) had won 18 seats, all Hindus, and emerged as leading party, but 5 short of majority. Owaisi led AIMIM won 7 seats, all Muslims. Independents had also won 18 seats, among them 5 are Hindus while 13 are Muslims. Congre...Read More

16 councilors of Owaisi led AIMIM win in two municipalities of Gujarat

March 02, 2021

Gandhinagar: 16 councilors of Asaduddin Owaisi led AIMIM party are elected in two municipalities of Gujarat. AIMIM had fielded 8 candidates in 44-seat Godhra municipality. 7 out of them are declared victorious. 9 candidates of AIMIM have been also elected in 36-member Modasa municipality election. While BJP has emerged ruling party here by winning 19 seats, opposition Congress party has won only 8 seats. In this scenario, AIMIM has emerged main opposition party in Modasa town. One ca...Read More

Rafik Bhatuk, prime accused In Godhra train burning case, held by Gujarat Police after 19 years

February 16, 2021
Rafik Bhatuk, prime accused In Godhra train burning case, held by Gujarat Police after 19 years

Vadodara: Rafik Bhatuk, a prime accused in the 2002 Godhra Sabarmati Express massacre, has been nabbed by Gujarat police after absconding for over 19 years. Bhatuk had recently returned to the state after staying outside for a considerable period of time. He has been one of the prime accused of dosing the S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express with petrol before it was set ablaze by others, which resulted in the gruesome death of 59 karsevaks who were returning from Ayodhya. He was nabbed by the...Read More

NIA arrests ISI agent from Godhra who would operate under guise of cross-border cloth trade

September 15, 2020
NIA arrests ISI agent from Godhra who would operate under guise of cross-border cloth trade

Gandhinagar: National Investigation Agency (NIA) has arrested a key suspect working for Pakistan's Inter Service Intelligence (ISI) from Godhra in Gujarat. NIA hasarrested a key accused Giteli Imran, for his involvement in espionage activities and working for Pakistan's ISI. Further investigation is underway, said National Investigation Agency. The case relates to an international espionage racket in which Pakistan-based spies recruited agents in India for collecting sensitive and classified inf...Read More

Attack on police in Godhra town

May 01, 2020
Attack on police in Godhra town

Godhra: Locals in Guhya mohalla close to Polan Bazaar area of Godhra town in Panchmahal district of Central Gujarat on Thursday evening pelted stones and threw chairs over police force. Police lobbed five tear gas shells to control the mob after which peace was restored. One police inspector is minorly injured in this incident. Police have detained 8 persons. Police team was in Guhya mohalla for sealing of entry of Covid19 containment zone with barricades. On Thursday, ward number 3 , 6 and 9...Read More

Clean chit to then CM Narendra Modi in Nanavati Mehta Commission report part – 2 tabled in Gujarat Assembly

December 11, 2019
Clean chit to then CM Narendra Modi in Nanavati Mehta Commission report part – 2 tabled in Gujarat Assembly

Gandhinagar: Narendra Modi, the then Chief Minister of Gujarat, got the clean chit in the 2002 riots in the final report of the Nanavati and Maheta Commission today. The part B of the Commission’s report, which was tabled in the Gujarat state Assembly, said that the “riots were not organised”. The report said that the facts presented by senior police officers namely RB Shrikumar, Rahul Sharma and Sanjiv Bhatt were also investigated. The report said that then Chief Minister Modi vi...Read More

Over two dozen Muslims of Godhra stuck in Pakistan return to India

August 31, 2019
Over two dozen Muslims of Godhra stuck in Pakistan return to India

Godhra: Stuck in Karachi in Pakistan after suspension of the Samjhauta Express and Thar Express, 26 Muslim from Godhra in Gujarat returned to India on Saturday via the Wagah border. Around 50 people including children and women from Godhra in Panchmahal district of Gujarat had to extend their stay in Karachi in Pakistan by around two weeks due to the suspension of train link between the two countries. They had gone to Karachi to meet our relatives on July 25, and were scheduled to return on A...Read More

Special court gives life term to Yakub Pataliya in 2002 Godhra train burning case

March 20, 2019
Special court gives life term to Yakub Pataliya in 2002 Godhra train burning case

Ahmedabad: A special court here today awarded life sentence to another accused of the incident of burning of S 6 coach of Sabarmati Express train in Godhara of central Gujarat on February 27, 2002 a day after which state wide riots started in the western state that year. 59 people returning from Ayodhya were killed in the train burning incident. Yakub Pataliya (62) was nabbed by a police from Vachala Odha locality of in his home-twon Godhara in Panchmahal district in Januar...Read More

Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

March 02, 2019
Godhra to have a city bus service from March 3

Godhra: District headquarters Godhra will have city bus service operational with effect from 3rd March. On experimental basis, the service will start with one 30-seater bus on five routes. The first station on each of five routes shall be a railway station. The service has been planned under public private partnership model. Godhra had its city bus service a few years ago. It was operated by Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC). The service was later discontinued due to viability rea...Read More

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