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In the News (Tue 23 Jul 19)

  CM inaugurates Vadodara model district project
Speaking at an inaugural function later, the chief minister said that at present he was conveying the message to the concerned officials as a request.
According to district collector Anil Mukim, now the redressal of grievances will be monitored at various levels and each complainant will get a separate number for follow up of his case.
Ministers Bhupendra Lakhawala and Ramanlal Vora, district collectors, district development officers and leading citizens of Vadodara were also present on the occasion.
www.ahmedabad.com /news/2k/aug/19cm.htm   (436 words)

 May 8, 2001 - May 8, 2001 :: News Archive :: Gujarat News at GujaratPlus.com
VADODARA: While the drought has heaped on almost all the districts of the state a surfeit of affected people looking for relief work, politicians of Vadodara district, where this number is very low, are reportedly going out of their way to fish for relief workers.
While neighbouring districts of Dahod and the Panchmahals are grappling with the problem of providing a livelihood to 4.61 lakh and 3.90 lakh relief workers respectively, Vadodara district currently has just 14,870 workers which, collectorate sources say, may rise to just about 20,000.
District collector Bhagyesh Jha, however, feels that the situation arising out of the drought is fully under control and all genuine representations for declaring needy of relief work have been granted permission.
www.gujaratplus.com /news/archive/arc570.html   (2324 words)

 Acid test of Hindutva card in Vadodara
The acid test of whether or not the Hindutva card has made an electoral impact in Gujarat is in Vadodara district, which comprises of 13 assembly constituencies.
Vadodara district, which is next to Panchmahal district where Godhra lies, was badly affected during the riots with scores of Muslims being killed and hundreds of houses being burned.
Of the 13 seats, four are reserved for the scheduled tribes, who are in the eastern part of the district that borders Madhya Pradesh, while one, Karjan, west of Vadodara city, is reserved for the scheduled caste.
www.rediff.com /election/2002/dec/10guj4.htm   (771 words)

 ReliefWeb » Document Preview » India: Gujarat floods situation report, 4 Jul 2005, 11.00 am
The situation in the state is reported to be critical in the districts of Vadodara, Kheda and Anand.
The affected Districts are: Surat, Valsad, Navsari, Bharuch, Vadodara, Surendranagar, Dangs, Ahmedabad, Anand, Kheda, Amreli, Bhavnagar, Junagadh, Rajkot, Narmada, Jamnagar, Gandhinagar and Sabarkantha.
Disinfectants 10 Metric tones of bleaching powder distributed in Vadodara and 3.5 Metric tonnes in Anand and Nadiad.
www.reliefweb.int /rw/RWB.NSF/db900SID/EVOD-6DYBFP?OpenDocument   (1265 words)

 Participation of tribals in riots surprises many
VADODARA: Tribal areas of Vadodara district, which had until recently remained devoid of any major communal tension so far, suddenly seem to have been caught in an inferno.
According to district police officials, the situation in the northern belt of the district started to worsen after the situation in Panchmahals was tamed by the authorities there.
The festival is very popular among the tribes in Panchmahals and all those staying outside the district return to their homes to celebrate it.
www.fisiusa.org /fisi_News_items/Godhra/godhra030.htm   (723 words)

 Baroda Diary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Passengers were stranded at the Vadodara railway station after the cancellation of at least a dozen trains due to a breach in the tracks between Vadodara and Mumbai.
The petition was filed to seek directions to the Vadodara Collector to acquire for this purpose 8.5 hectares of land situated north of the Central Jail at Baroda at Yavteshwar Mahadev Compound.
The Vadodara city police has issued a notification to the effect that private security personnel should not wear khakhi uniforms because they are then mistaken by common people to be policemen.
www.baroda-online.com /diaryJune.html   (3708 words)

 The Telegraph - Calcutta : Nation   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The Youth Aman Karwan, made up mostly of students on a “political mission” to motivate first-time voters to defeat communal forces, had a taste of what it was up against on their second day in Gujarat.
Vadodara police commissioner Sudhir Sinha said police are interrogating the troublemakers.
Witnesses said local BJP workers were also involved, but the party’s Vadodara district president Shabdarsharanbhai Brahmabhatt denied the involvement of his party workers.
www.telegraphindia.com /1040412/asp/nation/story_3115454.asp   (547 words)

 The Hindu : National : Red alert after heavy rain in Gujarat
Train services between Ahmedabad and Mumbai and Delhi and Mumbai via Vadodara have been badly affected as the tracks between Vadodara and Broach are under two to four feet of water.
At least eight persons have died, four in Vadodara district, in floods, wall collapse and electrocution, taking the toll in the current monsoon to 31.
Besides, south Gujarat, the Vadodara city and district received heavy to very heavy rainfall during the last 24 hours while Kalavad taluka in Jamnagar district in the Saurashtra region received more than 300 mm rainfall in a single day in a sudden cloudburst totally disrupting life.
www.hindu.com /2005/06/29/stories/2005062901831500.htm   (508 words)

 Flood threat in Guj; army out in Vadodara   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Vadodara: With the fear of floods looming large in parts of Gujarat, the army has been deployed to assist the administration in Vadodara district which bore the maximum brunt of the monsoon fury, while a high alert has been sounded in all vulnerable areas of the state.
The district collector of Vadodara, Rajiv Topna told PTI that people living in low lying areas are being evacuated to safer places.
In Bhavnagar district too the water levels rose after the 59 doors of the Shetreji dam were opened last night prompting those living in the vicinity to shift to safer places.
web.mid-day.com /news/nation/2005/june/112770.htm   (517 words)

 Illicit relations prove fatal for rural women   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
VADODARA, MARCH 15: Illicit relations have been found to be the reason for most of the women murders in rural areas of Vadodara district.
Domestic quarrel over not preparing good food, insistence of women for going to their parents against the wishes of their husbands, economic hardships and the use of abusive language by women also play a key role in provoking men to kill women.
However, the crime against women in rural Vadodara is on a decreasing trend if the survey is to be believed.
www.ambedkar.org /News/Illicitrelations.htm   (436 words)

 Baroda Diary   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The laboratory will provide genetic counselling in addition to DNA analysis, both of which are needed since Vadodara district has a large belt of tribals who are prone to sickle cell anaemia and thalassaemia.
The Vadodara district administration has recently started a door-to-door survey to identify the exact number of cable connections in the city.
When the three parties involved (the Vadodara Municipal Corporation, the Ripple Aqua Sports Ltd. which was hired by the corporation for the boating activity and the Oriental Insurance Company which had insured Ripple for Rs.
www.baroda-online.com /diaryOct.html   (2279 words)

 Thirteen country revolvers, ammunition seized
VADODARA, Jan 17: With the seizure of 13 more country revolvers and pistols and 21 rounds of ammunition from robbers in Vadodara and Panchmahals districts recently, the number of weapons seized by the Vadodara District (rural) police in connection with the robbery in Khankharia village of Savli taluka have gone upto 24.
Earlier, the Vadodara district (rural) police had seized five weapons from some persons in Rangpur area of the district.
District Superintendent of Vadodara District Police Shamsher Singh said that a total 24 weapons were seized so far, including six seized by the Madhya Pradesh police recently.
www.expressindia.com /ie/daily/19990118/01851205.html   (191 words)

 BJP's jail bharo campaign gives cops jitters- The Times of India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
By organising the agitation in Godhra, the district headquarters, the police feel the BJP and its allies are also sending a message to the men in khaki across the state to desist from cracking down on perpetrators of the post-Godhra wave of violence.
It is learnt that some forces stationed in Vadodara may be sent to Godhra immediately as it appears that peace has returned to Vadodara district.
In Vadodara district, the rural police have arrested around a dozen persons believed to be close to the BJP or the VHP.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /articleshow.cms?art_id=9796708   (583 words)

 Peace prevails except sporadic violence
Night curfew remained imposed in Ankleshwar of Bharuch district, Kawant and Shinor of Vadodara district and Anand and Borsad town of Anand district according to police.
Tension prevailed in Savli of Vadodara district followed by rumors that a priest was arrested.
Bharuch District Collector Anju Sharma said a shop was torched in Surti Bhagol area of the town but the fire officials were successful in dousing the fire.
www.ahmedabad.com /news/2k2/apr/12peace.htm   (341 words)

 Central Chronicle   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
VADODARA: At least 19 people were killed and more than 80 injured when a passenger train - Sabarmati Express, collided head-on with a freight train, police and officials said.
The train accident took place near near Samaliya village in Vadodara district, Gujarat in the wee hours of Thursday, a Rail- way Police official said.
The injured were being moved to hospitals in Vadodara and Halol.
www.centralchronicle.com /20050422/2204001.htm   (662 words)

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VADODARA: October, 2001: Policemen in Bharuch seize brown sugar worth Rs 1.84 crore in the international marker from the possession of a resident of Uttar Pradesh.
District superintendent of police Amarsinh Vasava says that though drugs seized in the case registered on May 2 passed through Bharuch, their origin was in Vadodara district.

District superintendent of police Amarsinh Vasava says that though drugs seized in the case registered on May 2 passed through Bharuch, their origin was in Vadodara district.
timesofindia.indiatimes.com /cms.dll/xml/uncomp/articleshow?msid=46800241   (1829 words)

 outlookindia.com | wired   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
In Abdasa, Kutch district, BJP nominee Jadeja Narendra Singh was elected, defeating Congress RaymahajiJumahaji Ibrahim by a margin of 9,855 votes.
In Rajula, Amreli district, BJP nominee Solanki Hiranbhai Odhajibhai was elected defeating Congress Bhuva Madhubhai by a huje margin of 37,062 votes.
In Mandal, Ahmedabad district, BJP nominee Pragibhai Patel was e lected defeating Congress candidate Jaayantibhai Patel by a slender margin of 557 votes.
www.outlookindia.com /pti_news.asp?id=104756   (1202 words)

 Vadodara district goes online for just Rs 1.22 crore
The Vadodara Model District Project, a heady mix of brick-and-mortar and e-governance, launched on August 18 to provide a `clean, transparent and efficient' administration to the citizens, has started showing results within the first quarter of its launch.
On November 4, Vadodara Collector Anil Mukim shared the dias with Konkan Railways managing director Rajaram and former-director general of police JF Ribiero at a seminar on `Administrative Reforms' in Mumbai.
Mr Mukim exuded confidence that Vadodara having already gone down in the annals as the `First Model District of Gujarat' may well become so in the country too, for actually delivering the goods through e-governance.
www.expressindia.com /fe/daily/20001130/fec30074.html   (718 words)

 Seven drown as boat capsizes in Narmada - Sify.com   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
Vadodara: Seven persons drowned and six others were rescued after a boat ferrying 13 people of a marriage party across the Narmada river capsized on Friday morning, near Malsar village in Vadodara district.
Vadodara fire brigade official who earlier said nearly 30 people were onboard the boat, later clarified that there were only 13.
The mishap occurred near Malsar village, nearly 80 km from Vadodara while the boat ferrying passengers was going for a wedding from Varacha to Karyavahan (both in Vadodara district).
sify.com /news/fullstory.php?id=13816084   (273 words)

 GRAIN | Agricultural research for whom? | India: Mill in Vadodara raided, bootleg Bt cotton seized
Mill in Vadodara raided, bootleg Bt cotton seized
Vadodara, December 19: A TEAM of state agriculture officers confiscated 1,100 kgs of illegal BT cotton crop and 67 kgs of illegal BT cotton seeds during a raid at a ginning mill in Vadodara district on Sunday.
According to agriculture officers, the crackdown came after they received an anonymous tip-off about the illegal use of BT cotton seeds by farmers of the area.
www.grain.org /research/contamination.cfm?id=247   (281 words)

 The Indian Express : National Network   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
VADODARA, AUGUST 10: WOMEN’s woes start with the beginning of every month in Vadodara district’s tribal areas.
Early every month, their husbands working in district primary schools collect their pay, and by the time they reach home have spent most of it on clearing debts incurred on liquor.
Our family life is in a shambles.’’ Similar complaints keep pouring in intermittently at the Vadodara district panchayat office.
www.indianexpress.com /ie20010811/nat13.html   (369 words)

 ‘You can come back to your homes only if you...’ , The Milli Gazette, Vol. 3 No. 10
Vadodara, May 5 CONVERT to Hinduism, shave off your beard, drop your rape charges, don’t participate in our functions, let us use your vehicles for free.
A 22-year-old woman alleged she was raped in the nearby Panivella village where she hid after seven of her family were killed.
They have made this clear by attacking the refugees right under the nose of the police when they came this week to find out how badly damaged their houses were.
www.milligazette.com /Archives/15052002/1505200270.htm   (559 words)

 July 11, 2001 - July 12, 2001 :: News Archive :: Gujarat News at GujaratPlus.com
VADODARA: The Vadodara district police have invited Dr Madan Kataria, the founder of laughing clubs in India and the world, for a special session on relaxation for their staff.
Keeping in view the high traffic volume and the need for an appropriate regulation, the district police officials have been toying with ideas to bring in effective measures for a smooth and safe passage of vehicles on the highway in the district.
According to district superintendent of police K L N Rao, along with strict measures aiming to instill a sense of discipline among the highway users, several motivational exercises would be taken up to help prevent fatal accidents.
www.gujaratplus.com /news/archive/arc434.html   (2085 words)

 Navhind Times on the Web: India   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
PTI Ahmedabad June 30: Army has been deployed to assist the administration in Vadodara district as torrential rains battered Gujarat for the sixth straight day today pushing the toll in the state to 40 while nearly 50,000 people have been evacuated to safer places.
With the water levels in most of the rivers in the state crossing the danger mark and 31 dams being put on high alert, the government is gearing up to meet any eventuality as the meteorological department has forecast another spell of heavy showers within the next 48 hours.
Meanwhile, district authorities in Surat have asked educational institutes in the city and district to remain closed till Saturday in view of torrential rains.
www.navhindtimes.com /stories.php?part=news&Story_ID=070118   (695 words)

 Sabarmati Exp accident, Train Accident in India, Many Feared Dead, Train Accident
In all, seven coaches were damaged due to the mishap including three bogeys of the goods train.
The Railway Minister Lalu Prasad Yadav announced an ex-gratia of Rs One Lakh to the next of kin of those killed and an assistance of Rs 15,000 to the injured.
The Railway Minister visited the accident site and later went to see the injured in Vadodara hospital where he faced angry demonstrations by suspected Bajrang Dal activists who stoned his car.
www.mapsofindia.com /maps/mapinnews/2005/sabarmati-exp-accident.html   (818 words)

 News India-Times.com, Online Edition   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-10-18)
The renewed communal fury, which broke out on April 21, coinciding with the Hindu festival of Ram Navami, was reported from Ahmedabad, Kheda, Vadodara and Mehsana districts, forcing the Gujarat government to deploy the Army and paramilitary troops in the areas.
Ahmedabad, the state’s largest city, accounted for 14 of the killings on April 20-21, even as Defense Minister George Fernandes held a marathon meeting with representatives of various communities, trade and industry and nongovernmental organizations in an effort to bring about a rapprochement between Hindus and Muslims in the blood-spattered state.
In Chhota Udepur town of Vadodara district, a group of tribals armed with bows, arrows, spears and torches set ablaze kiosks, sh
www.newsindia-times.com /2002/05/03/carnage-killed.html   (434 words)

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