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Police ‘questioned’ 20-day-old baby in Naroda, said he was 20 yrs old

Wednesday 5 September '12

Shoaib Shaikh was lucky to have escaped the Naroda Patiya massacre in Ahmedabad.
Voice for the victims

Sunday 2 September '12

With a special court delivering its judgment in the Naroda Patiya case, Parimal Dabhi meets some of the lawyers who fought for the victims of the 2002 Gujarat riots cases. These are men who lent their...
Naroda Patiya massacre: Court convicts CM Narendra Modi's former minister Maya Kodnani

Wednesday 29 August '12

A potential death sentence hangs over BJP MLA Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi.
Sabarkantha village fights for its pastures

Tuesday 28 August '12

Villagers of Hadiyol near Himmatnagar in Sabarkantha district are up in arms against the state government for taking back 27 acres of land from the village panchayat to set up a medical college.
His son’s ‘killers’ let off by HC bench, man files RTI to track his letter to Chief Justice

Tuesday 21 August '12

Hours before the June 25 judgment, the victim’s father had written to CJ fearing ‘miscarriage of justice’.
Son’s ‘killers’ let off, man files RTI to track letter to CJ

Tuesday 21 August '12

Nearly two months after a High Court bench acquitted all those convicted by the lower court for his son’s murder, a man has moved an RTI plea before the High Court
One son acquitted, another convicted; father says helpless

Tuesday 31 July '12

Visnagar-based Ranchhod Patel doesn’t know “how to react”.
Cop who copped out gets a year in jail

Tuesday 31 July '12

Manubhai Karsanbhai Patel, a retired policeman who was the first investigating officer in the Dipda Darwaja massacre case, on Monday became the first policeman to be convicted and sentenced in any of ...
Let off, former BJP MLA says massacre never took place!

Tuesday 31 July '12

Looking relaxed after his acquittal in the case, Prahlad Gosa, a former BJP MLA from Visnagar, said he was satisfied that the court had not upheld the murder and conspiracy charge.
Cop gets jail for not filing accurate FIR

Tuesday 31 July '12

Patel was charged with not filing an accurate FIR, not reporting that 11 people had gone missing on the day of the riot and not protecting evidence of the massacre.
Gujarat riots: Court convicts 22, acquits 61, including ex-BJP MLA in Mehsana massacre case

Monday 30 July '12

Court acquits all accused of murder, conspiracy charges; just attempt to murder charge stands.
Ode land ‘grabbing’: Crucial FSL report missing from court records

Monday 23 July '12

A crucial set of forensic reports relating to a case of land dispute at Ode village in Anand district are missing from the records of a local court.
Now, prisoners can apply online for bail

Monday 25 June '12

A first in India, the Gujarat High Court has introduced an online bail application system for jailed convicts and undertrial prisoners.
Cong MLA defies party writ, appears before CM’s graft probe panel

Thursday 21 June '12

Even as the State Congress refused to appear before the Modi-appointed M B Shah Commission which is investigating 15 allegations of large-scale corruption within the State, one of its MLAs, Babu Meghj...
Men in border village on run after run-in with MLA’s man

Wednesday 20 June '12

An ostensible issue of alleged encroachment on grazing and village land of Sapreda, an interior village in the border district of Banaskantha, has culminated into a case of robbery and assault provoki...
Sabarmati jail officials tampered with inmate’s documents, IG promises no repeat of ‘mischief’

Friday 25 May '12

Sabarmati Central Jail authorities were recently found doing “mischief” with an official document of a prisoner to show that a rightful copy of the document was provided to him.
In ‘open’ NHRC meet, edgy govt orders media out

Wednesday 16 May '12

Rattled by questions over atrocities on Dalits, the state government on Tuesday ordered the mediapersons out of an “open” hearing of the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) that began here yesterd...
In ‘open’ NHRC meet, edgy govt orders media out

Wednesday 16 May '12

Rattled by questions over atrocities on Dalits, the state government on Tuesday ordered the mediapersons out of an “open” hearing of the National Human Rights Commission that began here yesterday.
‘Delayed’ probe: Advocate General to defend cops in V-C caste slur case

Monday 7 May '12

Facing the possibility of being fined for its alleged dilly-dallying approach in completing probe against Gujarat University Vice-Chancellor Parimal Trivedi who is accused of making casteist remarks a...
2002 riots: Verdict in Ode case today, judge gets transfer orders

Friday 4 May '12

A day before he was expected to pronounce the verdict in a post-Godhra riot case in which three of a family in Malav Bhagol locality of Ode were killed on March 1, 2002, R M Sareen, the additional ses...


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Pratap Bhanu MehtaYou, the UPA, destroyed roads, airlines, power, education, industry, employment… you rocked the financial boat, you came for freedom, you legitimised being corrupt. But we did not speak out. Remember, we do have the vote. Pratap Bhanu Mehta While we were silent, July 11 Comments
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