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‘Some Bihar politicians, policemen’ under scanner in kidnap case

Friday 20 December '13

Police has detained two others, identified as Tanveer and Faizan, allegedly involved in the case.
Surat cops to quiz Asaram over bribery

Sunday 15 December '13

The arrested persons confessed that the money was meant to weaken Sai’s case, influence judiciary, govt doctors and jail authorities.
Surat police to question Asaram Bapu in bribe case

Saturday 14 December '13

He is alleged to have bribed the police to weaken the case against Narayan Sai.
Diamond baron gifts 70 cars to staff

Friday 13 December '13

Ironically, several of these artisans do not even know how to drive!
Surat: Diamond baron gifts cars to artisans

Thursday 12 December '13

Of the 2,000 employees in his factory, 100 met annual targets; 70 got cars, 30 cash up to Rs 3 lakh.
Surat trader marries off 53 girls at mass wedding

Tuesday 10 December '13

Sawani chose brides who had no parents or whose fathers had left the family, or who could not afford a wedding.
Surat victim demands strict punishment

Thursday 5 December '13

Says filed case against Sai for the larger interest of women
Marriage failed due to Sai’s illegitimate child, wife tells cops

Thursday 21 November '13

Janki said that her marriage with Sai failed because of her husband’s relationship with his disciple.
Marriage broke with Sai as I refused to adopt illegitimate child, says his estranged wife

Wednesday 20 November '13

She said Narayan Sai had physical relations with several 'disciples' in Asaram's ashram.
To boost population, Parsi leaders offer aid to youths

Wednesday 20 November '13

Parsi youngsters who are willing to marry and bear kids will get free homes and monetary help for education, fertility treatment.
Muslim vendor’s latest brew: Namo tea

Monday 4 November '13

The reason behind putting the banner of ‘Namo tea stall’ is that we have seen his working style in the last 12 years in Gujarat.
Can’t afford Indian onions, opt for staler Egyptian ones

Monday 4 November '13

With the indigenous variety of onions becoming unaffordable for the common Indian, the Egyptian variety is now flooding the markets in the state.
NaMo tea stalls prop up in Surat

Monday 4 November '13

A Muslim tea stall owner in Surat has renamed his 15-year-old shop after BJP’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.
Four Asaram ashrams burnt over past week

Wednesday 23 October '13

Four ashrams built by Asaram Bapu and his devotees in Surat, Valsad and Navsari were destroyed over the last week in separate incidents.
30,000 'NaMo' kurtas & saris on their way

Wednesday 9 October '13

BJP has placed orders for stitching these customised "NaMo branded" kurtas with wholesale garment manufacturers.
30,000 'NaMo' kurtas & saris on their way

Wednesday 9 October '13

The BJP has placed orders for stitching 30, 000 customised “NaMo branded” kurtas.
'VHP hurt by Modi's 'toilet over temple' remark'

Tuesday 8 October '13

Togadia told this at a meeting of textile businessmen here.
Ukai dam breaks 24-yr-old record

Saturday 28 September '13

The 300 mega-watt (MW) hydro-power project located on the Ukai dam has broken a 24-year-old monthly record set during the months of monsoon when the river Tapi is in spate
100 maulavis expected at CM's birthday bash

Tuesday 17 September '13

The function will be attended by state BJP leaders, ministers and priests from various sects.
'Ballot battle' for PM in Surat's Ganesh pandal

Sunday 8 September '13

Giving a political touch to this year’s Ganesh Chaturthi festival that starts on Monday, Surat’s Alkapuri Ganesh Yuva Mandal has set up a ‘voting machine’ in its pandal so that visitors can ‘vote’ for...


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