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Bilkis Bano gang-rape case: Why have convicts been re-employed, SC raps Gujarat government

Bilkis Bano gang-rape case: Why have convicts been re-employed, SC raps Gujarat government

The Supreme Court (SC) on Monday questioned the Gujarat government over re-employment of cops and doctors convicted of tampering evidence in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gangrape case. Seeking answers, the top court also asked what actions have been taken by the state against the convicted persons – five policemen and two doctors. 

Oct 24, 2017, 07:47 AM IST
Petrol, diesel become cheaper by upto Rs 3 per litre in Gujarat as state govt cuts VAT by 4%

Petrol, diesel become cheaper by upto Rs 3 per litre in Gujarat as state govt cuts VAT by 4%

The Centre had recently brought down excise duty on petrol and diesel by Rs 2 per litre.

Oct 10, 2017, 11:06 AM IST
Virbhadra Singh our Chief Minister candidate: Rahul Gandhi

Virbhadra Singh our Chief Minister candidate: Rahul Gandhi

Ending speculations over the party's chief ministerial candidate in Himachal Pradesh, Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi on Saturday said Virbhadra Singh will "become the Chief Minister for the seventh time".

Oct 07, 2017, 19:01 PM IST

Gujarat launches subsidised food scheme for construction workers

As for the food, it has been outsourced to NGOs who deliver it to the various outlets in the city, where it is served between 7 a.m. and 11 a.m. Each meal provides 1,850 calories and weighs 700 grams.

Sep 07, 2017, 13:03 PM IST
Gujarat government to ban Blue Whale Challenge game

Gujarat government to ban Blue Whale Challenge game

Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani on Tuesday said his government will ban the online game 'Blue Whale Challenge', which allegedly incites players to commit suicide.

Sep 05, 2017, 19:16 PM IST
Gujarat floods: Banaskantha, Patan get Rs 1,500 cr relief package

Gujarat floods: Banaskantha, Patan get Rs 1,500 cr relief package

The announcement was made by Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, who spent five days in that region to get first-hand information about the losses caused by the flood, a government release said.

Aug 03, 2017, 22:58 PM IST
Overarching guidelines needed to protect personal info of individuals: Supreme Court

Overarching guidelines needed to protect personal info of individuals: Supreme Court

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said that there has to be "overarching" guidelines to protect an individual's private information in public domain.

Aug 01, 2017, 22:49 PM IST
Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: EC seeks report from state; orders security for MLAs

Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls: EC seeks report from state; orders security for MLAs

An EC spokesperson said the Gujarat Chief Secretary has been asked to furnish a report to the poll panel in this context by the evening (5 pm) of July 31.

Jul 29, 2017, 22:40 PM IST

Narendra Modi wants to build grand monument of Lord Buddha in Gujarat

Addressing a gathering in Modasa city on the second day of his visit to the state, Modi, dressed in a traditional tribal attire, said the recent excavations in Aravalli have established that the Buddha was revered in the western belt of India as well.

 

Jun 30, 2017, 16:10 PM IST
Ransomware virus threat: Gujarat equips GSWAN comps with anti-virus

Ransomware virus threat: Gujarat equips GSWAN comps with anti-virus

In face of ransomware virus threat to its information technology network, the Gujarat government has begun equipping its state computer system with anti-virus softwares and upgrading its Microsoft operating systems.

May 14, 2017, 21:00 PM IST

Ishrat Jahan case: SC allows Gujarat Govt to accept DGP P P Pandey's resignation

The Supreme Court on Monday allowed the Gujarat Government to accept the resignation of Director General of Police (DGP) P.P. Pandey, who is involved in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.

Apr 03, 2017, 19:01 PM IST
No truth found in graft charges against Modi-led Gujrat govt by Shah panel: Govt

No truth found in graft charges against Modi-led Gujrat govt by Shah panel: Govt

The Justice M B Shah Commission has not found any "credible substance" into the allegations of corruption levelled against the erstwhile Narendra Modi-led dispensation, the Gujarat government today said.

Mar 24, 2017, 20:31 PM IST
Gujarat Govt invites Hardik Patel for talks; he accepts

Gujarat Govt invites Hardik Patel for talks; he accepts

Hardik said an eleven-member team of PAAS will meet the government, but stressed that the organisation will stick to its main demand of OBC quota and won't accept any "lollipop".

Nov 24, 2016, 21:43 PM IST
Would follow SC order on admission, recruitment under EBC: Gujarat

Would follow SC order on admission, recruitment under EBC: Gujarat

Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel today said the first notification was issued in view of the Supreme Court's interim stay to the implementation of the quota.

Sep 24, 2016, 21:42 PM IST
Gujarat to set up 16 special courts to handle SC/ST atrocity cases

Gujarat to set up 16 special courts to handle SC/ST atrocity cases

These courts will be set up in 15 districts. Ahmedabad will get two different courts - Ahmedabad (Rural) and City Civil Court, Ahmedabad.

Sep 22, 2016, 17:13 PM IST
Quota for economically weaker among higher castes: Gujarat govt moves Supreme Court

Quota for economically weaker among higher castes: Gujarat govt moves Supreme Court

The Gujarat government on Tuesday moved the Supreme Court against the state High Court verdict nullifying its order to provide for 10 percent quota to the economically weaker sections among the higher castes.

Aug 09, 2016, 18:56 PM IST
BJP will replace Anandiben Patel with Amit Shah: Arvind Kejriwal

BJP will replace Anandiben Patel with Amit Shah: Arvind Kejriwal

Gujarat's first woman Chief Minister Anandiben Patel on Monday offered to quit in keeping with the BJP's "laudable tradition" of leaders vacating their posts as they turn 75.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:14 PM IST

Pressure from BJP top brass behind Anandiben Patel's resignation offer: Congress

Congress on Monday said Anandiben Patel has decided to step down as Gujarat Chief Minister due to pressure from the top leadership of BJP which is "losing ground" in the state, and termed the move an indication of the saffron party's defeat in the assembly polls due next year.

Aug 01, 2016, 21:05 PM IST

Anandiben Patel's letter to be placed before BJP parliamentary board: Amit Shah

BJP president Amit Shah said on Monday that he will place before the party`s parliamentary board -- one of the BJP`s apex decision-making forum -- a letter from Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel asking the leadership to relieve her of her post.

Aug 01, 2016, 19:13 PM IST
Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat CM; BJP Parliamentary Board to take call on successor

Anandiben Patel offers to resign as Gujarat CM; BJP Parliamentary Board to take call on successor

Anandiben Patel took charge as Gujarat`s first woman chief minister after Narendra Modi took charge as the Prime Minister.

Aug 01, 2016, 17:12 PM IST