Gujarat

BJP, Cong Field Dubious Candidates in Gujarat

Ahmedabad: Both the BJP and the Congress have fielded a number of candidates with criminal records in Gujarat. NDTV looks at these campaigns and their campaigns. BJP’s Jeetu Vaghela is campaigning in Sheherkotda – one of the most communally sensitive constituencies in Ahmedabad. He is accused of participating in a communal riot that resulted in […..]

Political Battle Over Gujarat’s Banking Crisis

Ahmedabad: More than 10 lakh people across Gujarat have been affected by the collapse of the cooperative banking sector. It’s been a year since SC Nayak, a retired government officer, started doing the rounds of the Visnagar Co-operative Bank in Ahmedabad to recover his life savings. But with the bank having gone bust from the […..]

Gujarat riots victims committing suicide

For thousands of people in Gujarat, the process of adjusting to life after the devastating riots has been an enormous challenge. Many who have lost everything – their families, homes and jobs – have been driven to a state of desperation. At least 100 people have committed suicide in the last 8 months. Life has […..]

Tension in Mehsana After Communal Clash

Mehsana: There is tension in Mehsana district of Gujarat after two people were killed and over 20 injured in communal violence. A mob, which had assembled at a temple for a festival, burnt down 12 houses forcing the police to open fire. Communal ire spreads About 25,000 people had gathered for a religious ceremony to […..]

NSG in Spotlight After Temple Attack

The terrorist attack on the Akshardham temple in Gandhinagar led to the death of 30 innocent people, but also brought the nation’s focus back on the Black Cats – the country’s elite National Security Guard – who ended the siege. While the skills of the elite NSG were on display in Gujarat, also on display […..]

Who is responsible for Gujarat carnage?

Barring a stabbing incident in Rajpipla town of the Narmada district, the situation was today normal in other parts of strife-torn Gujarat. Indefinite curfew was imposed in the Rajpipla town following a tense situation after a man was stabbed to death by a group of people. ‘ Life in parts of the state was fast […..]

Ahmedabad Doctors Feel Insecure Post-Riots

After two months of violence in Ahmedabad, even the city’s doctors seem divided. Such is the fear and insecurity that doctors often feel too frightened to go to areas dominated by other communities. Patients queue up at the Al Amein hospital in the Muslim dominated area of Rakhiyal in Ahmedabad. They have a long wait […..]