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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.

Flu claims 8 in Gujarat as more districts impose Section 144

With eight more fatalities due to swine flu, the toll has reached 239 in Gujarat leading two more district collectors to invoke Section 144 (Unlawful Assembly) of the Criminal Procedure Code to prevent mass gatherings in order to curb swine flu infection, officials said here today.

Gujarat Police submits in SC list of documents sought from Teesta Setalvad

The Gujarat Police has provided to the Supreme Court a list of documents, including those related to personal expenditure of social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, it needed in its probe against them in a case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Gujarat junior health minister tests positive for swine flu

Gujarat Minister of State for Health Shanker Chaudhari has tested positive for swine flu and is undergoing treatment at his house in Gandhinagar.

BJP, Congress candidates file papers for deputy speaker poll

Both BJP as well as Congress today fielded candidates for the forthcoming election of a deputy speaker in the Gujarat Assembly, which is scheduled to take place on Wednesday.

Congress workers distribute medicines to combat swine flu in Gujarat

Congress party workers distributed free masks and medicines to residents in Gujarat as a precautionary measure to fight swine flu.

Gujarat: Swine flu kills 12 more; death toll mounts to 167

Swine flu claimed 12 more lives in Gujarat today, taking the toll to 167 since January this year.

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.

Two professors suspended for allegedly harrassing girl students

Surat-based Sardar Vallabhbhai National Institute of Technology (SVNIT) suspended its two of its faculty members today, after an internal committee gave adverse reports against them, in an alleged case of sexual harassment of girl students.

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'.

Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: SC stays Setalvad's arrest till Feb 19
Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case: SC stays Setalvad's arrest till Feb 19

In a temporary relief for social activist Teesta Setalvad, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed her arrest in connection with the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case till February 19.

Army sepoy dies of bullet wound, probe underway

A sepoy of the 17th Grenedier battalion at the Army camp here succumbed to his bullet injuries sustained from his service rifle which accidentally fired while cleaning, a police official said.

Court rejects petition against PM Narendra Modi over 2012 poll affidavit

A court here on Saturday rejected the petition filed by a member of Aam Aadmi Party seeking legal action against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for filing a `defective' affidavit during the 2012 Gujarat Assembly polls.

Ishrat Jahan case: No sanction to prosecute IB men from Centre yet

Trial of the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, which is yet to start, is likely to be delayed for want of sanction to prosecute four officials of the Intelligence Bureau.

Godhra carnage convict on the run arrested

A convict in the 2002 Godhra riots, who was on the run since November last year, has been arrested by Bharuch police.

Woman loses baggage, writes to PM Modi

A woman has allegedly lost her baggage while travelling on Air India flight from Ahmedabad to Newark in the USA and now she wants intervention by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in the matter.

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.

Delhi gets an innovative model for safe disposal of electronic waste

Clean e-India, a first-of-its-kind initiative by Attero Recycling and IFC, has launched its e-waste consumer take-back model in Delhi.

Cash, gold worth 1.59 crore found in Gujarat school lockers

  Cash worth Rs. 1 crore and gold bars estimated Rs. 59 lakh were found in unused staff lockers of Kendriya Vidyalaya situated on ONGC campus in Chandkheda area, police said on Sunday.

Gujarat: 39 new swine flu cases in a day, state toll rises to 38

Swine flu claimed one more life in Patan district taking the death toll due to infection to 38 so far in the state, even as 39 new positive cases have been registered today, a senior health department official said.