Several Dalit outfits had appealed to community members to stop disposing of animal carcasses and clearing garbage to protest flogging of Dalits in Una by ‘gau rakshaks’.
According to police, the officers were taking turns to keep watch on Raut and the officer doing so dozed off when Ajmer station was approaching.
If the split in the BJP was not already evident enough, Tuesday’s hoarding put up across the city by former VMC Standing Committee chairman and BJP leader Vijay Shah drove the point home.
A village in Gujarat’s Surat district has hit the spotlight for being the birthplace of late Sheikh Ahmed Deedat, the mentor of Zakir Naik.
It was under Narendra Modi as chief minister, in 2011, that the Gujarat Animal Preservation Act, 1954, got more teeth.
The Anand police, guarded about Raut’s arrest, are now hoping that the court will cancel his bail in the previous conviction.
On May 31, the VMC had demolished 318 homes in the Muslim-populated Sulemani Chawl as part of “Slum free Vadodara” project and started working on resettling them in Kapurai area on Dabhoi Road, where upper caste Hindus reside.
Hardik said that the BJP tried to break his morale by putting him in prison, but he sought strength from reading “inspirational stories” of Nelson Mandela.
They demaded the VMC reconsider its plan and construct low-cost homes for the families at a Muslim neighbourhood.
VMC officials, it has been learnt, that they are looking to relocate the Muslim families.
After the rape and a subsequent threat from Patel, as alleged in the FIR, the woman took a day’s time to confide in her fiance.
After taking back samples of about 200 sanitary napkins and a training in manufacturing the pads from Bedekar, Peake received the UN sanction to set up the manufacturing unit in Zataari.
Patel, who holds a diploma in homoeopathy, used to run a walk-in clinic in Kothi of Vadodara that for years carried out one abortion after another for the paltry fee of Rs 150.
That is not all. Students who reply ‘sauchayala nathi’ will have their teacher and classmates taking out a protest rally to their parents, urging them to construct a toilet.
He asked Hindu couples to have more children to counter the growing numbers of Muslims in India.
“This is the home of Allah. We are not sanctioned to eat these fruits here,” she says, insisting that a little boy must discard the fruit he managed to pluck in his first playful jump.
Will hamper the ‘peace-loving nature here,’ say residents, block rehab of 300 displaced families
On Wednesday afternoon, four men — Wasim(17), Razaq (35), Din Mohammad (62) and Hamid (24) — from the village were shot dead during a clash between two groups.
Of 358 students, only 69 cleared Class X exam, principal says they are not studying enough.
As he oversees the crushing and packaging of powdered quartz stones, Mahavir hopes his mask will keep out silicosis, the deadly disease that has claimed the lives of several in these factories.
The white dust is free crystalline silica, the “powder of death” — lethal byproduct of quartz crushing that causes the incurable and irreversible respiratory disease, silicosis.
In October 2013, the NHRC recommended a compensation of Rs 5 lakhs each for their families and asked the state government to submit a compliance report by February 2014.
"The UPA government had left us with empty coffers because of which it was not possible for the present government to do anything for the poor," Shah said.
According to local officials, the district was chosen for the launch of the scheme for three states — Gujarat, Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan
The internal circular stated that it was move to “instill team spirit” among officers for better performance in the second round of the Smart city selection.
Celebrated tribal performer Bharat Baria and his co-dancer Akshay Patel have been specially instructed to perform the Shiv Tandav, one of Modi’s favourite performances.
The Smart City tag eluded VMC in the first phase which saw the selection of 20 cities in January.
Folklore has it that the male deities of these villages were bachelors and the villagers believe in the ominous significance of keeping the groom home - to protect him from harm.
The play was aimed at showcasing “developed, progressive Gujarat” that is open to the idea of “love between communities”.
At a time when several parts of the country are facing acute water crisis, most civic bodies in Gujarat have maintained regular supply of water — thanks to Narmada.
Kanu confesses that her body is now unable to bear the stress of pregnancies.
State government provides aid only to sink 300-feet deep.
"There is a lot of potential that the Indian American community has in terms of investing in India. We are promoting new avenues for trade between the communities."
The Muslim community, touched by this gesture of the Patels, has decided to serve only vegetarian meals for the event.
Due to lack or ineffectiveness of action plan to control the stray dog, similar incidents have been reported from different parts of Gujarat over the last two years.
Locals led by a priest Friday filed a police complaint against the developer for hurting their religious sentiments by demolishing a temple in the compound.
The opening chapters portray him as a washed out middle-aged man, but the author SS Mausoof takes his time to reveal the layers to his character.