Mansa (Gujarat, India)

Type: City
Name: Mansa (Gujarat, India)
Country: India
Latitude: 23.43
Longitude: 72.669998
population: 29,553
First reported Jul 23 2014 - Updated Jul 23 2014 - 1 reports

7/23/2014: HT BATHINDA: ‘Hypnotised’ girls from Gujarat rescued from ‘teacher kidnapper’

MANSA: The Budhlada police have arrested a school teacher, Harishchandra Triwedi, 43, along with two minor girls, allegedly kidnapped by him Jamnagar district in Gujarat. Harishchandra, who belonged to Baroda, was a teacher in Deepchand Shanti Kunj.. ... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 23 2014]
First reported Jul 20 2014 - Updated Jul 20 2014 - 1 reports

77 held in 2 years for illegal tree felling

AHMEDABAD: The state forest department has arrested 77 people in the last two years for their involvement in illegal trading of trees and cutting them without permission.In the reply to a question by Kalol MLA Baldevji Thakore, forest and environment ... [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
First reported Jul 18 2014 - Updated Jul 18 2014 - 1 reports

BJP, Congress make up

Police seized two effigies from a Congress MLA’s car, near the Assembly Hall entrance on Thursday. (Source: Express photo by Bhavesh Ravat) SummaryThe chief whip of the ruling BJP in the Assembly, Pankaj Desai, proposed to revoke the two-days’ suspension ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 18 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 1 reports

Amit Shah: Man who drives Modi strategies

AHMEDABAD: "Tell my enemies not to make castles on the shore during low tide, I will surely come back like the sea," said Amit Shah quoting famous Gujarati poet Mareez to warn his political rivals within the BJP after he returned to the state after two-year ... [Published Times of India - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 09 2014 - Updated Jul 10 2014 - 3 reports

Amit Shah, high command

Those close to Shah, 49, describe him as someone who never loses his temper or raises his voice in public.The rise of Modi’s longtime aide  from grassroots manager to Gujarat minister to BJP national presidentIt was a few days to the Jagannath Rath Yatra ... [Published Indian Express - Jul 09 2014]
First reported Jul 07 2014 - Updated Jul 07 2014 - 1 reports

From the magazine: Amit Shah, the grand strategist

Uday MahurkarAhmedabad, April 4, 2013 | UPDATED 22:57 ISTSome people are known more for their alleged acts of omission and commission rather than their splendid success, thanks to the media. If there is one such person in Indian politics today, it is ... [Published India Today - Jul 07 2014]
First reported Jul 02 2014 - Updated Jul 02 2014 - 1 reports

Rs 4-crore fraud: Hunt on for Congress leader

Posted On Wednesday, July 02, 2014 at 02:23:59 AMA team of Mumbai Crime Branch which landed in the city on Monday continued its search for Congress leader Pankaj Patel on Tuesday and visited Surat, Mansa and Vadodara. Patel, a property dealer who has ... [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 02 2014]
First reported May 17 2014 - Updated May 17 2014 - 1 reports

Biochemist who became the alchemist

New Delhi, May 16: Amit Shah is loath to being labelled Narendra Modi’s hatchet man. He once told this correspondent that as a “serious” student of “political science and public administration” — he holds a degree in biochemistry — the speeches he gave ... [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 17 2014]
First reported May 16 2014 - Updated May 16 2014 - 1 reports

Amit Shah: Modi’s man on Friday, and forever

Amit Shah, 50, plump and bald, could be mistaken for an ordinary shopkeeper in Ahmedabad. What sets him apart are his cold eyes behind a pair of horn-rimmed glasses. His easy smile doesn't always reach there. That's because 'Amitbhai' is constantly measuring ... [Published Times of India - May 16 2014]

Quotes

...A Bania, his rough exterior and mannerisms are uncommon in his community known for soft, friendly social skills. "He is ruthless. He understands ground-level politics, finances, organisational issues and law better than most others. No wonder he is the most important leader after Modi today" said a senior party colleague
While announcing his appointment, Rajnath Singh lauded Shah's work, saying, "BJP Parliamentary board approves Amit Shah as national party president. He has all the capabilities and management skills required for strengthening of BJP."
...hope that if the NDA comes to power, its good governance will bring BJP closer to Muslims, who, he said, have maintained a distance from the party. "Since BJP came into being, this gap between the Muslim community and the party has been played up. And because of this, there is a gap between the Muslim voters and BJP. But we neither divided the voters between Hindus and Muslims nor we intend to do so in future" he told a TV channel. Read more
...The way he evaluates Modi's 12-year rule in Gujarat in economic terms is better than a good economist. Says a party leader, "The way he brought the entire cooperative sector of Gujarat from Congress to BJP's fold is a tribute to his result-oriented strategy-making skills."

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7/23/2014: HT BATHINDA: ‘Hypnotised’ girls from... [Published Hindustan Times - Jul 23 2014]
77 held in 2 years for illegal tree felling [Published Times of India - Jul 20 2014]
BJP, Congress make up [Published Indian Express - Jul 18 2014]
Amit Shah: Man who drives Modi strategies [Published Times of India - Jul 09 2014]
Amit Shah, high command [Published Indian Express - Jul 09 2014]
The rise of Amit Shah and the controversies sur... [Published DNA India - Jul 09 2014]
Things you need to know about BJP's new Preside... [Published DNA India - Jul 09 2014]
From the magazine: Amit Shah, the grand strategist [Published India Today - Jul 07 2014]
Rs 4-crore fraud: Hunt on for Congress leader [Published AhmedabadMirror.com - Jul 02 2014]
Biochemist who became the alchemist [Published Calcutta Telegraph - May 17 2014]
Amit Shah: Modi’s man on Friday, and forever [Published Times of India - May 16 2014]
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