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Ahmedabad: Metropolis in Gujarat, India
Ahmedabad is the most populous city in the Indian state of Gujarat. It is the administrative headquarters of the Ahmedabad district and the seat of the Gujarat High Court. Ahmedabad's population of 8,253,000 makes it the fifth-most populous city in India, and the encompassing urban agglomeration population estimated at 6,357,693 is the seventh-most populous in India. Ahmedabad is located near the banks of the Sabarmati River, 25 km (16 mi) from the capital of Gujarat, Gandhinagar, also known as its twin city.

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Gujarat rains: Ahmedabad battered with 5-year high, 115mm-plus rain in 3 hours | Oneindia News*News [Video]

Gujarat rains: Ahmedabad battered with 5-year high, 115mm-plus rain in 3 hours | Oneindia News*News

Yesterday, Ahmedabad was inundated with a record of 115 mm plus rainfall in just three hours, setting the highest record in the past 5 years in a single day in July. #GujaratRains #Ahmedabad..

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2002 Gujarat riots case: Ahmedabad court rejects bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and RB Sreekumar

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Evidence fabrication case: Gujarat court denies bail to activist Teesta Setalvad, former DGP R B Sreekumar

A sessions court in Ahmedabad on Saturday rejected the bail applications of activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP R B Sreekumar, arrested for allegedly fabricating documents to frame innocent people..
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Sonia, Congress were driving force behind Teesta Setalvad's campaign against Modi: BJP

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2002 Gujarat riots: SC dismisses Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging SIT's clean chit to 64 people, including then CM Narendra Modi

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Shed at rice mill collapses in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, 3 labourers dead, 4 injured

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BREAKING: Gujarat MLA Jignesh Mevani arrested by Assam Police

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Kejriwal, Mann visit temple, hold meetings with local AAP leaders on concluding day of Ahmedabad visit


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Arvind Kejriwal, Bhagwant Mann hold roadshow in Ahmedabad ahead of Gujarat polls

After its landslide victory in Punjab, AAP seeks to expand its footprint in Gujarat as well.
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Amit Shah inaugurates Audiology College at hospital in Ahmedabad


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PM Modi takes jibe at opposition, says it didn't welcome Ahmedabad blasts verdict for fear of losing votes

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Twitter removed a controversial cartoon posted by Gujarat BJP regarding the recent death sentence of the Ahmedabad serial blast convicts.
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PM Modi slams SP, Congress: ‘Some parties kind to terrorists, shield them for votebank’

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38 get death, life for 11 in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case

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2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts: 38 convicts get death sentence; life imprisonment until death for 11


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BREAKING | 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case: Special court awards death sentence to 38 convicts

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