Monday, Jul 28, 2014

Satish Jha

Senior Correspondent

Ishrat encounter case: CBI special court rejects applications of Vanzara, Singhal
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

CBI special court rejects Singhal and Vanzara's application to review previous statements of witnesses in the case.

RSS chief gives V-Cs a lesson in Saffron ideology
Thu, Jul 24, 2014

Sources said that the meeting was attended by various vice-chancellors as well as industrialists.

Cop accused by CBI of firing at Ishrat Jahan is back at work
Sat, Jul 12, 2014

On May 27, the government revoked the suspension of Singhal.

In 10 cases, encounter cops get STF clean chit
Thu, Jul 10, 2014

The report states that no incriminating evidence was found against them.

State’s first perishable air cargo complex to start functioning soon
Sun, Jul 06, 2014

The constructed of the cargo complex was completed in 2012 at a cost of Rs 5 crore.

Warli tribal paintings sent to Delhi to adorn Modi’s office
Wed, Jun 25, 2014

The Dangs district administration eyes nationwide promotion.

Of children who attend their parents’ marriage
Sun, Jun 22, 2014

While Romuben’s maternal house is brimming with people, her groom Dhrangi is sweating under the neem tree in an open field outside her house waiting for the next ritual.

Nanavati panel denies permission to Sanjiv Bhatt to access intel reports
Wed, Jun 18, 2014

The High Court, in continuation of its previous order, allowed Bhatt to examine the documents, generated during the riots.

’03 ISI conspiracy case: DCB files chargesheet against Abdul Kavi
Tue, Jun 17, 2014

Hyderabad cleric booked for ‘waging war against state’.

Gujarat HC directs Nanavati panel to allow Sanjiv Bhatt examine intel reports during 2002 riots
Mon, Jun 16, 2014

Gujarat HC allows Sanjiv Bhatt to examine classified intelligence reports generated during Godhra riots.

In Vanzara family, mother-in-law ‘who took revenge against destiny’
Sat, Jun 14, 2014

K G Vanzara’s daughter-in-law clears UPSC, he credits his wife

In Vanzara family, mother-in-law ‘who took revenge against destiny’
Fri, Jun 13, 2014

Jailed IPS officer D G Vanzara's brother's daughter-in-law cracked the UPSC exams.

‘Hindu undercurrent’ this election was bigger than Ram Janmabhoomi’
Sat, Jun 07, 2014

State VHP attributes Modi’s victory to ‘conducive atmosphere created for Hindutva’

After airlines close ops, diamond traders plan to launch their own
Thu, Jun 05, 2014

Three diamond merchants and a builder plan to start Surat-Mumbai airline.

Fisheries scam: Ex-BJP minister can be booked for corruption, says ACB report
Tue, Jun 03, 2014

The report has also concluded that the total scam in the case is about Rs 1.6 crore and had the Gujarat HC not intervened, it couldn’t have gone up to Rs 21 crore.

Vanzara to retire in Sabarmati jail today
Sat, May 31, 2014

The farewell will be held at IPS mess at Shahibaug, Dafnala, and expected to be attended by several police officers.

VHP leader Pravin Togadia wishes Modi ‘a great PM tenure’
Mon, May 26, 2014

The relationship between Togadia and Modi turned soar after members of the VHP began to get arrested in the 2002 riots.

Attack on Dalits again as groom rides horse in wedding procession
Mon, May 26, 2014

A mob of around 40-50 people, allegedly belonging to the upper castes, pelted stones at the Dalits.

CBI court rejects plea seeking arraignment of Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case
Thu, May 15, 2014

While rejecting the application, CBI sessions judge Gita Gopi observed that the supplementary chargesheet filed in this case is pending.

Ahead of counting of votes, BJP plans the powershift
Thu, May 15, 2014

Sources said Gadkari did not get much from Advani and Joshi about their expectations from a Modi-led establishment.

Sohrabuddin encounter case: Mumbai court refuses bail to suspended IPS officer Vanzara
Fri, May 09, 2014

Vanzara had sought bail in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case in which his name figures as accused number-one.

CBI court fines lawyer for absence in Ishrat Jahan encounter case
Fri, May 09, 2014

The court pulled up lawyer of Gopinath Pillai and fined him Rs.500 for non-appearance.

Vanzara to turn 60 behind bars, will retire on May 31
Fri, May 09, 2014

The state government has started the procedure for the formality.

Ishrat Jahan encounter: CBI says no prosecutable evidence against Amit Shah
Wed, May 07, 2014

The CBI reply comes as a relief to Shah who is an accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case.

Fatta’s journey: From a small house to Halima palace, global textile market
Sat, May 03, 2014

ED accused Afroz Fatta of violating FEMA in Rs 5,000-cr deal.

Salaya hopes to shed ‘smugglers haven’ tag
Sun, Apr 27, 2014

Since its association with BJP the town has seen inflow of about Rs 45 crore in form of RCC roads, street lights, drinking water facility and drainage system.

Main accused in hawala racket has underworld links: Police
Thu, Apr 24, 2014

The hawala racket busted by Enforcement Directorate (ED) a couple of weeks ago in Surat is getting murkier with new revelations of the main accused’s underworld links. One of the details that has come out is that on April 10, an envelope containing six bullets was found at the door of main accused Afroz Hasan […]

Ishrat encounter case accused G L Singhal seeks reinstatement
Sun, Apr 20, 2014

After his arrest in February last year, he announced his resignation. However, government didn’t accept it.

RSS launches statewide campaign for 100% turnout, no mention of Modi
Sat, Apr 19, 2014

The campaign calling for a vote for “self respecting, self reliant, harmonious and empowered India” will continue till April 22.

Embezzlement of Gulberg funds: Teesta Setalvad’s bail plea rejected, faces arrest
Tue, Mar 25, 2014

She is alleged to have embezzled funds meant for 2002 Gujarat riot victims.

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Javed Sheikh’s father moves CBI court against Amit Shah, ex-DGP; wants them arraigned
Fri, Mar 14, 2014

Javed Sheikh had been killed along with 19-year-old Mumbai girl Ishrat Jahan, Zeeshan Johar and Amjad Ali Rana by Gujarat police.

The Pakistan-returned
Sat, May 31, 2014

Trespassing onto the Pakistani side and facing arrest is a fear Indian fishermen live with every day. Pravin Ramji Bamaniya, a fisherman in Diu, has been tackling it for 15 years, broken by two stints in Pak jails

It was just another case,I was never under pressure,says Ganatra
Sat, Dec 28, 2013

For 50-year-old Ganatra this was a “complicated case” and the most publicised one in his 13-year-long career in the judiciary.

2002 riots: ‘Ethnic cleansing,genocide are foreign terms… cannot be considered’
Fri, Dec 27, 2013

The court also rejected the 'larger conspiracy' argument raised by Jafri.

An ‘out-of-box’ drive for Statue of Unity
Thu, Dec 05, 2013

Modi office dispatches bar-coded boxes across country with Sardar Patel merchandise inside

NGO to help organise ‘Run for Unity’
Tue, Dec 03, 2013

Citizens for Accountable Governance (CAG),an NGO comprising a group of young technocrats,will help organise the “Run for Unity” event that will be held on December 15.