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Was offered Rs 1,200 cr, plum position to withdraw quota stir, Hardik alleges

The large-scale protests by Patidars had triggered violence in many parts of the state, culminating in the arrest of Hardik and his aides under the charge of sedition.

Hardik Patel says offered Rs 1,200 crore to call off quota stir

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) convenor Hardik Patel has said he was offered Rs 1,200 crore and a big designation in BJP's national youth wing to withdraw his quota stir.

Pakistani national apprehended in Kutch

BSF has apprehended a Pakistani man when he tried to cross the border illegally in Kutch district of Gujarat, its officials said on Friday.

Rs 7L for Sikh girl, Rs 5L for a Brahmin: `Love jihad` WhatsApp message goes viral in Gujarat
Rs 7L for Sikh girl, Rs 5L for a Brahmin: `Love jihad` WhatsApp message goes viral in Gujarat

The message circulated by 'Students of Muslim Youth Forum' encourages Muslim boys to trap girls from other communities in love and tie the knot.

Sedition case against Hardik Patel committed to Sessions Court
Sedition case against Hardik Patel committed to Sessions Court

A sedition case here against Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and three of his aides was on Monday committed to the city sessions court by Metropolitan Magistrate SM Kanabar.

Will continue quota agitation after bail: Hardik Patel

Hardik's bail plea filed on January 22 in this case is scheduled to come up for hearing in the city sessions court on Tuesday.

Land allotments in Gujarat must be probed by SIT: Congress
Land allotments in Gujarat must be probed by SIT: Congress

Keeping up the pressure over the Gujarat land row, Congress today demanded setting up of a Supreme Court-monitored SIT to go into all allotments of government land during the tenure of Narendra Modi as the state Chief Minister.

Death toll in Gujarat bus mishap rises to 41

The death toll in the mishap involving a Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) bus at Navsari in South Gujarat has climbed to 41, police said on Saturday.

At least 37 dead as bus plunges into river in Gujarat
At least 37 dead as bus plunges into river in Gujarat

According to police, the number of casualties is likely to rise.

Gujarat CM Anadiben Patel's daughter under scanner for alleged land deal near Gir sanctuary
Gujarat CM Anadiben Patel's daughter under scanner for alleged land deal near Gir sanctuary

Wildwoods Resorts and Realties, a company run by business associates of Anar Jayesh Patel, owns 400 acres of land in Gujarat's Amreli district.

'Urinating in public 'indecent act', but does not pose threat to woman's modesty'
'Urinating in public 'indecent act', but does not pose threat to woman's modesty'

In one of its recent observations, the Gujarat High Court has observed that peeing in the public may be an indecent act, but it does not amount to outraging a woman's modesty.

Justice RS Reddy elevated as chief justice of Gujarat HC

In the first appointments to higher judiciary in the last ten months, Justice Ramayyagari Subhash Reddy was on Wednesday elevated as the Chief Justice of the Gujarat High Court while 12 additional judges of the Allahabad High Court were made as permanent judges.

Hardik Patel writes to CM Anandiben Patel, threatens second round of quota stir

Hardik also invited the CM to have a "healthy talk" on the reservation issue once Patel leaders are released from jail.

Congress using Patel community for political gains: Hardik

Jailed Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel has written a letter to Gujarat Congress chief Bharatsinh Solanki alleging that his party was using the the community for its own political gains and if this continues, it won't come to power for another 25 years.

President returns Gujarat anti-terror bill, seeks more inputs
President returns Gujarat anti-terror bill, seeks more inputs

The Home Ministry has informed the President after his communication that it was withdrawing the bill and will submit a re-worked bill for his consent.

Cooperate in probe or be ready to face arrest: SC to Teesta Setalvad, her husband
Cooperate in probe or be ready to face arrest: SC to Teesta Setalvad, her husband

The Supreme Court has asked the couple to cooperate in the probe. 

WATCH: 'Bullet Raja' is passe, here's 'Bullet Rani': Bride makes grand entry to marriage hall; video goes viral!
WATCH: 'Bullet Raja' is passe, here's 'Bullet Rani': Bride makes grand entry to marriage hall; video goes viral!

Undoubtedly, every bride aspires to make her wedding day a memorable one. But, this bride from Gujarat's Ahmedabad took the wedding affair to another level!

New caste grouping emerging as counter to Patels in Gujarat?
New caste grouping emerging as counter to Patels in Gujarat?

Fashioned with the purpose of countering liquor addiction in dry Gujarat, a grouping of OBCs, SCs and STs on Tuesday held a show of strength under the umbrella of OSS Ekta Manch, telling the Gujarat government that it had not done enough for socially and economically backward people caught under the scourge of illicit liquor and deprivation.

Mega rally of Gujarat's backward classes today

More than 10 lakh people are expected to attend a mega rally here on Tuesday to be organised by an umbrella group of backward classes in Gujarat, which has emerged as a counter force against the Patel quota agitation.

PM Narendra Modi's spiritual guru gets Padma Bhushan

PM Modi had visited his ailing guru at his Rishikesh ashram a couple of weeks before his death.

Gujarat govt cancels transfer of ATS SP Himanshu Shukla

The Gujarat government today cancelled the transfer of Superintendent of Police (SP) of state Anti Terrorist Squad (ATS) Himanshu Shukla. A notification in this regard was issued today by the state home department.

Hardik Patel files fresh bail pleas in sedition cases

Hardik Patel and five others are charged under Sections 124 (A) for sedition, 121 (A) for conspiracy to wage war against the government and 120 (b) for criminal conspiracy.

Quota stir: Hardik Patel files fresh bail pleas in two sedition cases

Hardik Patel's lawyers had withdrawn his earlier bail applications which became infructuous after the police filed charge sheets in both the cases this month.

Another child goes missing from Asaram Bapu's Motera ashram in Ahmedabad
Another child goes missing from Asaram Bapu's Motera ashram in Ahmedabad

One more child has gone missing from Asaram Bapu's Motera ashram in Ahmedabad, reports said on Friday.

Gujarat riots convict Suresh Chhara arrested for `attacking` journalist Revati Laul
Gujarat riots convict Suresh Chhara arrested for `attacking` journalist Revati Laul

The Gujarat Police on Thursday arrested Suresh Chhara, after journalist Revati Laul complained of alleged assault by the 2002 riots convict.

Hardik Patel rules out compromise with Gujarat government
Hardik Patel rules out compromise with Gujarat government

Miffed by the three charge sheets filed against him by the police this month, the jailed leader of Patel quota agitation, Hardik Patel , on Tuesday ruled out the possibility of compromise with the Gujarat government.

Sedition case: Chargesheet filed against Hardik Patel in Ahmedabad
Sedition case: Chargesheet filed against Hardik Patel in Ahmedabad

The Ahmedabad police on Monday filed chargesheet against convenor of the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) Hardik Patel in connection with a sedition case filed against him.

Quota stir: Hardik Patel, Gujarat government to bury the hatchet?
Quota stir: Hardik Patel, Gujarat government to bury the hatchet?

After about four months in custody facing various charges, including that of sedition, Hardik Patel, the spearhead of the quota agitation by the Patel community in Gujarat, has expressed willingness to sit down for talks with the state government to break the logjam.

To build self-confidence tutor makes students walk on broken glass pieces

Gujarat Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasma has taken the matter seriously saying such action cannot be allowed.

Amit Shah flies kites, celebrates Makar Sankranti

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) chief Amit Shah on Thursday celebrated Makar Sankranti and flew kites here.