India  /  Published 21.12.18

'Sorry' court acquits all in Sohrab case

A CBI court on Friday acquitted all the 22 accused in the fake-encounter killing of alleged gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh, wife Kausar Bi and associate Tulsiram Prajapati, confirming the trio were murde...
By Arnab Ganguly in Mumbai

India  /  Published 06.11.19

Rs 191cr plane for Gujarat CM

The BJP government in Gujarat has purchased an aircraft worth Rs 191 crore for use by the chief minister and other dignitaries like the governor and the deputy chief minister, wrapping up a delayed pr...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 05.11.19

GCTOC Bill gets President's nod

President Ram Nath Kovind has given his assent to 'the Gujarat Control of Terrorism and Organised Crime (GCTOC) Bill', a controversial anti-terror legislation passed by the BJP-ruled state in March 20...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

Opinion  /  Published 26.11.18

Astounding depositions in Sohrabuddin trial

Exactly thirteen years ago to the day, Gujarat police shot dead a man called Sohrabuddin Sheikh. Like many similar “encounter” killings in the state at the time, this death, too, would have gone u...
By Manini Chatterjee

India  /  Published 24.04.19

Bilkis Bano should be given Rs 50 lakh, a job and house, says SC

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakh as compensation, a government job and accommodation to Bilkis Bano who was gang-raped during the 2002 riots in the state...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


India  /  Published 23.04.19

Voter ID more powerful than improvised explosive device, says Modi after casting vote in Gujarat

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Tuesday said the voter ID card is more powerful than the IED (improvised explosive device) of terrorists. He was speaking after casting his vote during the single-phase...
By PTI in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 23.04.19

Scarred by 2002 riots, Muslims lament Congress' indifference

If there is one common refrain in Godhra, Ahmedabad and Mehsana, which saw violence during the Gujarat carnage of 2002, it is that people have moved on and made — read bought — peace in an essenti...
By Anita Joshua in Godhra

India  /  Published 21.04.19

BJP grapples with low voter turnout in Gujarat

The BJP in Gujarat is grappling with reports of lower voting turnouts elsewhere in the country in the second phase of polling last Thursday in an election that has not drawn much interest across the w...
By Anita Joshua in Surendranagar

India  /  Published 13.02.20

Wall-lover Trump gets slum-masking wall in Gujarat

US President Donald Trump will be shielded from the sight of slums by a newly built wall when he visits the city of Ahmedabad during a visit to India this month.A senior government said the wall was b...
By Reuters in Ahmedabad

India  /  Published 01.04.19

Hardik Patel moves SC challenging Gujarat HC order in riot case

Congress leader Hardik Patel on Monday moved the Supreme Court challenging the Gujarat High Court order rejecting his plea to stay his conviction in the 2015 Vispur rioting case. His petition is likel...
By PTI in New Delhi


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