The Latest: Sales tax official caught taking Rs 25-lakh bribe

AHMEDABAD: The Anti-Corruption Bureau caught a sales tax official who was allegedly trying to escape with a bribe of Rs 25 lakh in Ahmedabad on Saturday evening. The official had allegedly demanded the bribe from a factory owner to "settle" his value added tax dues. He was booked under the Prevention of Corruption Act.

Vadodara lawyers call off strike

VADODARA: The lawyers of Vadodara district and sessions court on Saturday called off their five-day long strike over alleged misbehaviour of judges with advocates and uncleanliness in the court premises. This came after Justice Kalpesh Jhaveri of the Gujarat High Court assured them of calling a meeting of the judges to resolve issues late on Saturday evening. Baroda Bar Association (BBA) president Nalin Patel said they would resume works from Monday.

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