articles by Rajnish Mishra

Politics

Gujarat sees 62.36% turnout till 7 pm as voters seal fate of 371 MPs, including Amit Shah in third phase of Lok Sabha polls

Voters in Gujarat sealed the fate of 371 Lok Sabha and 45 state Assembly candidates, including BJP president Amit Shah, who is contesting the polls from Gandhinagar Lok Sabha seat

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New Zealand mosque shootings: Kin of non-resident Gujaratis clueless about loved ones' whereabouts

Relatives claimed that even the authorities in New Zealand appeared clueless about their loved ones’ whereabouts, or they were not revealing anything for some reason

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Illegal sand mining Part 2: Gujarat government's claims of drone surveillance deterring mafia fall flat

Activist Nayan Kalola's is just one story among many in Gujarat who have tangled with the sand mafia.

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Sohrabuddin case: DG Vanzara welcomes acquittal of all police personnel, says entry into politics not priority

DG Vanzara indicated that he also wanted to write a book about the whole affair once he is cleared of all the charges in the remaining cases.

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After unveiling of Statue of Unity in Narendra Modi's home state, tribals seek better employment opportunities

While the inauguration of the world’s tallest statue in Sadhu Bet might boost tourism in Gujarat, many tribals are uncertain about their future for various reasons.

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Ramachandra Guha refuses Ahmedabad University post after AVBP protest, tweets 'may Gandhi's spirit come alive once more'

When contacted for its reaction to the development, the university on Friday refused to comment saying that the VC was out of the country on official tour and he was the sole authorised person to speak about the institution’s affairs.

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Gujarat migrant crisis: No exodus in Thakor-dominated Becharaji; locals credit rapid development for peace in area

Becharaji, a temple town on the border of Mehsana and Ahmedabad districts, remained largely peaceful even as several parts of Gujarat saw anti-migrant violence.

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Gujarat migrant crisis: From eating panipuris to visiting railway stations, state police go all out to assuage fears of scared workers

A senior police official, seeking anonymity, says that senior bureaucrats hailing from states like Bihar, such as Chief Secretary JN Singh and DGP Shivanand Jha, worked overtime to bring the situation back to normal.

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Gujarat migrant crisis: Uneasy calm in Ahmedabad as violence stops, but rumours fuel fear among 'outsiders'

Police claim that things have returned to normal and no new incidents of attacks on the North Indian community have been reported in the past seven days but these migrant vendors are not yet fully at ease.

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Gujarat migrant crisis: In Bhavnagar's Alang ship breaking yard, it's business as usual for workers from UP, Bihar

Attacks on migrant labourers in northern part of Gujarat had no impact on around 10,000-12,000 odd migrant workers in Alang, Bhavnagar, as business continues as usual in world’s largest ship breaking and recycling yard