The PIL has claimed that having an in-charge DGP “conveys…that the government… wants to keep the police force of the state as a pawn in its hands” and that such an appointment is contrary to the existing laws.
Ahsan Jafri was killed in the Gulberg Society massacre in Ahmedabad during the 2002 post-Godhra riots.
The Gujarat High Court had on August 21 issued notices to respondents including Election Commission, Ahmed Patel and BJP leaders Amit Shah and Smriti Irani, who were elected as Rajya Sabha members.
The division bench, led by Chief Justice R Subhash Reddy, has asked the MPSEZ, the state government and Gujarat Maritime Board to submit their replies by November 15.
In his petition, Balwantsinh Rajput has contended that once the returning officer (RO) had rejected the objection raised by the Congress leaders during the voting, the poll panel had no power to issue any direction to the RO for accepting or rejecting any vote.
The petitioner Gautam Ramanuj, a resident of Khadia, is serving life term for his role in the 1997 abduction case of Manish Shah in Bharuch for a Rs 1 crore ransom.
The court held the state government responsible for his death, while observing that the Army was deployed to assist the local authorities in maintaining law and order.
A Division police inspector (PI) R G Parmar allegedly abused and threatened the district judge with sticks after he refused to meet the former in his chamber on Tuesday, the Gandhidham bar claimed.
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Actor Shah Rukh Khan’s lawyer said that the film star was travelling in the train and “due to some news report a crowd had assembled at the station. He had come out of the train for only 20 seconds and threw t-shirts and soft balls towards the crowd.”
The petitioner will also add the manifestos issued by the two political parties before the 2014 general elections in his PIL to highlight his contention that the promises made by the ruling party “mostly remained unfulfilled”.
The government ordered complete closure of the school, established in 1853 as Alfred High School, in May and the students were given school-leaving certificates (SLCs) amid protests by the parents. Gandhi attained his secondary education in the school from 1880 to 1887.
Amit Jethva was shot outside the high court in 2010 allegedly at the behest of former BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki. He had been exposing Solanki’s alleged illegal mining. The court also directed to transfer the special CBI judge who had concluded the trial.
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The division bench has directed the prosecution lawyers to “maintain total confidentiality about the date and time on which we would be visiting the scene of offence”