Breach of promise to marry by partner is not rape: Gujarat High Court

 In a path-breaking judgment, the Gujarat High Court on Friday ruled that breach of promise to marry cannot substantiate rape charge and quashed a complaint against a Surat-based man by his former live-in partner.

Gujarat HC rejects Asaram's temporary bail plea

The Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected the temporary bail plea of self-styled godman Asaram, accused in an alleged rape case, seeking release of 30 days to perform last rites of his nephew.

Asaram moves Gujarat HC for bail to perform nephew's last rites

 Self-styled godman Asaram, an accused in a rape case, on Thursday moved the Gujarat High Court seeking a temporary bail of 30 days to perform the last rites of his nephew, a day after his plea was rejected by a Gandhinagar court.

Swine flu claims 2 more lives; toll reaches 417 in Gujarat

Swine flu claimed two more lives in Gujarat today, taking the toll to 417 since January this year, said a release issued by the state health department.

Gujarat High Court adjourns hearing on Jafri's widow Zakia plea

The Gujarat High Court adjourned hearing on a plea filed by slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri to sort out some discrepancies in the translation of documents submitted by Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the 2002 riots case.

Gujarat HC adjourns hearing on Jafri's widow Zakia plea

The Gujarat High Court adjourned hearing on a plea filed by slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri to sort out some discrepancies in the translation of documents submitted by Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the 2002 riots case.

Gujarat HC grants bail to 2002 Naroda Patiya riot convict

The Gujarat High Court Friday granted bail to one of the 31 convicts of Naroda Patiya riot case of 2002.

Gujarat HC satisfied with state govt's efforts to curb swine flu

The Gujarat High Court Thursday expressed satisfaction over the state government's efforts to control the spread of swine flu but also asked it to take similarly effective measures in rural areas.

HC notice to Gujarat govt on PIL alleging callousness on swine flu

The Gujarat High Court Thursday asked the state government to spell out the steps it has taken to check the spread of swine flu in the state where over 170 deaths have been reported.

Ahmedabad top cop accused of harassment, HC issues notice

The Gujarat High Court has issued a notice to Ahmedabad Police Commissioner Shivanand Jha on a plea by a businessmen who alleged that Jha was using the police machinery to harass him in order to help his builder friend.

Chinkara filming case: Gujarat HC adjourns hearing on Aamir's plea

The Gujarat High Court on Friday adjourned the hearing on a petition filed by Bollywood actor and producer Aamir Khan and four others in a case related to alleged filming of chinkara, a protected animal, during the shooting for his 2000 blockbuster `Lagaan'.

Guj HC invalidates appointment of 2 Information Commissioners

 The Gujarat High Court today held the appointment of two state Information Commissioners as illegal, in response to a PIL alleging that the consultation process was not duly followed by the authorities.

Teesta Setalvad denied anticipatory bail in fraud case, SC stays arrest till Friday
Teesta Setalvad denied anticipatory bail in fraud case, SC stays arrest till Friday

The Supreme Court on Thursday stayed the arrest of social activist Teesta Setalvad till Friday in the Gulberg Society fund embezzlement case.

Gujarat HC to hear appeals of Godhra carnage incident from February 18

The Gujarat High court will conduct a day-to-day hearing on appeals in the case of burning the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express on February 2002, near Godhra station in which 59 karsevaks were killed.

Hawala scam: HC notice to Gujarat govt on Fatta's bail plea

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued a notice to the state government on a bail plea filed by Surat-based trader Afroz Fatta who was arrested in a case related to an alleged racket involving illegal money transfer of Rs 5,395 crore.

Gir tourism zone won't interfere with lion movement: Gujarat govt

The Gujarat High Court was today informed by the state government that its plan to set up an eco-tourism zone on the outskirts of Gir Asiatic Lions Sanctuary in Amreli district will not affect the movement of lions.

Gujarat HC reserves order on Setalwad's anticipatory bail plea

The Gujarat High Court on Friday reserved its order after conclusion of the hearing on the anticipatory bail petitions of social activists Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and others in a case related to alleged embezzlement of funds.

Ahmedabad serial blast case trial to restart from January 21

A special court formed to hear the city serial blast case of 2008 is likely to resume trial from Janaury 21 after the appointment of a new judge.

Gujarat HC corrects typo, says not suspended conviction of Maya Kodnani

The Gujarat High Court has clarified that the conviction of former state minister Maya Kodnani -- who has been awarded a 28-year jail term by a trial court in Naroda Patiya riot case of 2002 -- was not suspended, and it was a typographical error on their part.

54 defence personnel are believed to be in Pak custody: Govt

Fifty-four missing defence personnel of 1965 and 1971 wars are believed to be in the custody of Pakistan but it does not acknowledge their presence in its custody, Lok Sabha was informed on Friday.