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  • Gujarat: Night curfew in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot to continue till March 31 Mar 16, 2021 01:35 PM IST

    Gujarat: Night curfew in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot to continue till March 31

    The night curfew will begin from March 17 and will be in place between 10 pm and 6 am.

  • Surat faces an existential crisis Jul 14, 2020 11:45 AM IST

    Surat faces an existential crisis

    With a second wave of migrants fleeing the city, it is high time Gujarat sets its administrative house in order and do what needs to be done to fight the pandemic

  • Migrant workers throw stones at police in Gujarat in protest against lockdown May 09, 2020 08:25 PM IST

    Migrant workers throw stones at police in Gujarat in protest against lockdown

    More than 500 workers employed in industries in the Hazira belt, on the outskirts of Surat, gathered to demand that the authorities make arrangements for them to return to their home states.

  • Coronavirus pandemic | Central teams assess COVID-19 situation in Ahmedabad, Surat Apr 25, 2020 02:55 PM IST

    Coronavirus pandemic | Central teams assess COVID-19 situation in Ahmedabad, Surat

    The visit comes a day after the Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) said that the coronavirus situation in Ahmedabad, Surat, Thane (Maharashtra), Hyderabad (Telangana) and Chennai (Tamil Nadu) is "especially serious".

  • Female employees of Surat Municipal Corporation stripped naked for finger test Feb 21, 2020 05:05 PM IST

    Female employees of Surat Municipal Corporation stripped naked for finger test

    Among the 100 who were subjected to the finger test, unmarried women were allegedly asked if they had been pregnant previously.

  • Coronavirus: Surat diamond industry stares at Rs 8,000cr loss Feb 05, 2020 01:14 PM IST

    Coronavirus: Surat diamond industry stares at Rs 8,000cr loss

    Hong Kong is a major business hub for the Surat diamond industry, but schools and colleges have been closed there till the first week of March and even the businesses are seeing a dip in view of the outbreak of the novel coronavirus.

  • Fire at Surat’s Raghuveer Market, 60 fire tenders rushed to spot Jan 21, 2020 07:44 AM IST

    Fire at Surat’s Raghuveer Market, 60 fire tenders rushed to spot

    There were no reports of any casualty. It was later reported that the fire had been brought under control and cooling operation had begun

  • Three held from Surat for murder of UP Hindutva leader Oct 19, 2019 03:00 PM IST

    Three held from Surat for murder of UP Hindutva leader

    Kamlesh Tiwari (45), leader of the lesser-known Hindu Samaj Party (HSP) who was earlier associated with a faction of the Hindu Mahasabha was killed at his home in Khurshed Bagh under the Naka Hindola area in the Uttar Pradesh capital on October 18.

  • Two fire officials suspended after coaching centre blaze in Surat kills 22 May 26, 2019 04:22 PM IST

    Two fire officials suspended after coaching centre blaze in Surat kills 22

    Surat Commissioner of Police Satish Sharma said the owners of the Takshashila Arcade building, where the shoddy coaching centre was built on the four-storey building's terrace, were absconding.

  • In poll-bound Surat, the fear of change binds voters Apr 23, 2019 05:07 PM IST

    In poll-bound Surat, the fear of change binds voters

    Large close-knit communities want to continue with the same party at the Centre as well as the state

  • Surat store offering sweets covered in gold for Raksha Bandhan Aug 21, 2018 08:14 PM IST

    Surat store offering sweets covered in gold for Raksha Bandhan

    24 Carat Mithai Magic, an 80-year-old brand in Surat wanted to make the festival grand this year and opted to cover its dry fruit special in gold.

  • World's brightest diamonds to be manufactured in Surat Aug 09, 2018 11:21 PM IST

    World's brightest diamonds to be manufactured in Surat

    Dharmanandan Diamonds Pvt Ltd has entered into an agreement with Canadian diamantaire, Mike Botha to manufacture these diamonds, named after the brightest star - Sirius.

  • Students happy, teachers defiant: Gujarat govt announces 7-day Navratri holiday for all schools Aug 01, 2018 10:55 AM IST

    Students happy, teachers defiant: Gujarat govt announces 7-day Navratri holiday for all schools

    Chudasama declared October 10-17 to be a vacation, adding that it should not clash with any examinations

  • Surat selected winner for City Award; Bhopal and Ahmedabad joint winners of Innovative Idea Award Jun 20, 2018 10:51 PM IST

    Surat selected winner for City Award; Bhopal and Ahmedabad joint winners of Innovative Idea Award

    Nine awards in three categories including Project Award, Innovative Idea Award and City Award have been announced under the India Smart Cities Awards.

  • PM Modi to visit Daman, Surat on February 24-25 Feb 22, 2018 10:18 PM IST

    PM Modi to visit Daman, Surat on February 24-25

    PM Modi will inaugurate projects worth Rs 1,000 crore in Daman city on February 24 and flag off the marathon in Surat the next day.

  • This Indian city was the most curious about bitcoin globally in 2017, Google data shows Jan 15, 2018 11:18 AM IST

    This Indian city was the most curious about bitcoin globally in 2017, Google data shows

    Google Trends data shows that the city which processes most of the diamonds in the world was also relatively ahead of others in exploring for new avenues to invest

  • Can Congress breach urban BJP stronghold of 'diamond city' Surat? Dec 07, 2017 12:12 PM IST

    Can Congress breach urban BJP stronghold of 'diamond city' Surat?

    Amid issues like implementation of the Goods and Services Tax (GST) and demonetisation, apart from the 'Patidar' factor, it is to be seen for whom the large trading community of this diamond and textile hub will vote, when the city goes to polls in the first phase on Saturday.

  • Surat textile traders take out protest march against GST Jul 08, 2017 06:26 PM IST

    Surat textile traders take out protest march against GST

    Continuing their strike which is underway since the beginning of this month, textile traders in Surat today organised a silent march to protest five per cent Goods and Services Tax (GST)

  • PM Modi to visit Gujarat on April 17 to inaugurate multiple projects Apr 05, 2017 07:44 AM IST

    PM Modi to visit Gujarat on April 17 to inaugurate multiple projects

    The PM is also scheduled to inaugurate Phase-I of the SAUNI (Saurashtra Narmada Avataran Irrigation) project.

  • Jaipur, Surat to leapfrog into major metro club by 2018: EY Mar 09, 2017 08:08 PM IST

    Jaipur, Surat to leapfrog into major metro club by 2018: EY

    With the emerging consumption patterns, Jaipur and Surat are set to emerge as the two new A-class metros, with a combined household income of over Rs 80,000 crore each by 2018, which provides significant opportunities to marketers, says a report.

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