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Gujarat High Court warns cops, Hardik Patel gets a victim’s rakhi
Sat, Aug 29, 2015

Shwetang’s last rites have been deferred until Sunday in view of Raksha Bandhan Saturday.

Patidar protest: HC directs CID to investigate custodial death of Patel youth
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

The court, after going through the second postmortem report that suggested the youth died of shock and brain haemorrhage due to head injuries, also ordered to hand over the dead body to his parents for the last rites.

Gujarat Unrest: A youth dead in custody, a community on edge
Fri, Aug 28, 2015

Shwetang Patel was picked up during a raid, police took his mother to his body the next day.

Voices at Patidar rally: ‘Had I belonged to OBC, things would have been different’
Wed, Aug 26, 2015

The ‘Maha Kranti’ rally comes after a month-long agitation by the Patel community for their demand of OBC reservation.

Gujarat: HC stays Bill making voting compulsory
Sat, Aug 22, 2015

Says right to vote itself provides the right to refrain from voting

IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who took on Gujarat govt asked to explain ‘video’ with woman
Mon, Aug 17, 2015

The notice, seeking an explanation within 10 days from Bhatt for allegedly having a “relationship with a woman other than his wife”, was delivered on August 14 after the complaint was received along with a pen drive containing the 11-minute clip.

Over high tea, Gujarat outgoing ACJ Justice V M Sahai gets ‘cold farewell’
Fri, Aug 14, 2015

Refusing to talk about it, Justice Sahai said he had enjoyed his five-year term in the High Court.

HC notice to 27 judges: Ex-judge seeks to withdraw letter against plot allotment
Thu, Aug 13, 2015

As the hearing began, Justice Upadhyay told the Bar that he had also applied for a plot, but later withdrew the application.

2002 riots: Decision on Maya Kodnani’s plea likely today
Fri, Aug 07, 2015

Mysorewala, now retired, was the first investigating officer in the case who had testified that Kodnani was not present at the spot when the riots broke out. His claim was contrary to what was alleged against Kodnani in the Naroda Gam case.

Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter- Special Court to CBI: ‘Be prompt, vigilant in pursuing the case’
Wed, Aug 05, 2015

The court’s order mentions that CBI lawyer “acceded to its request only with a view to save face of the prosecution”.

2002 riots: Maya Kodnani files petition to recall witness, SIT opposes
Sun, Aug 02, 2015

On the other hand, the SIT, in its reply, has opposed the application, stating that the “defence in order to fill up a lacuna wants to recall the witness.

She cries every day, says father, now relieved at ‘justice’
Fri, Jul 31, 2015

More than 20 weeks pregnant, 14-year-old rape victim is allowed to abort after Supreme Court clears the way and doctors say yes.

2002 Gujarat riots case: Hearing adjourned on petition challenging clean chit to PM Modi
Mon, Jul 27, 2015

The hearing was adjourned after petitioner Zakia Jafri's lawyer sought time on the ground of submitting additional documents.

Sohrabuddin encounter: Setback for CBI as two key witnesses retract statements
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

Although Jadeja had moved a similar affidavit in 2007, claiming that he was forced by then supervising officer in the case, IPS Rajnish Rai, to sign the statement.

Sohrabuddin Encounter: Setback for CBI as two main witnesses retract statements
Sat, Jul 25, 2015

The CBI has said Jadeja was also part of the accused police team that disposed of Kauser Bi’s body at Illol village.

Naroda Patiya massacre: HC extends Bajrangi’s bail for ten days for urinary infection treatment
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday extended the bail of Babubhai Patel alias Babu Bajrangi, sentenced to life imprisonment in 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre, for ten days with a condition that he would not seek further extension.

Gujarat: HC rejects petition seeking abortion of 14-year-old rape victim
Thu, Jul 23, 2015

There is no provision of abortion if the pregnancy has crossed 24 weeks, the HC noted.

Cricket betting: ED arrests three bookies
Thu, Jul 16, 2015

A day after raiding several residential and office premises of alleged cricket bookies in various cities, the Enforcement Directorate (ED) on Wednesday arrested three persons- two from New Delhi and one from Ahmedabad.

BMW hit-and-run case: Ahmedabad court sentences Vismay Shah to five years imprisonment
Tue, Jul 14, 2015

The court also ordered Vismay to pay Rs 5 lakh compensation to each of the two affected families, and slapped a fine of Rs 25,000 on him.

Dalit student beaten up by classmates in Dehgam
Sun, Jul 12, 2015

The standard XI student has said in the FIR that he was humiliated and slapped in the presence of school teachers, including the principal.

‘Saiyeds are gurus of Muslims’, HC judge rebukes man who married under fake identity
Sat, Jul 11, 2015

Ashmatali’s bail petition had earlier been rejected by a sessions court on May 30

Ahmedabad court allows abortion of mentally challenged woman
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The Special Prosecutor said that the woman herself needs round the clock watch as she is unable to take care of herself.

NIA closes Modasa blast case in which Hindu extremists suspects
Wed, Jul 08, 2015

The closure report comes at a time when reports have emerged of a slew of cases, allegedly involving Hindu extremists, falling apart.

DG Vanzara files Rs 101 crore suit against author for defamatory remarks in book
Mon, Jul 06, 2015

Mufti Abdul Qayum Mansuri in his book has alleged that after his arrest in the 2002 case he was tortured in the custody of Detection of Crime Branch (DCB), Ahmedabad.

Gujarat HC dismisses petition against PM Narendra Modi for filing defective affidavit
Sat, Jul 04, 2015

In 2014 the petitioner Nishant Verma had moved a magisterial court seeking action against Narendra Modi for filing an affidavit in 2012 which was detected defective.

Independent plea opposes Fatta’s bail request, HC notice to state govt, ED
Thu, Jul 02, 2015

The plea has accused Surat police of not investigating the case properly

CBI court grants bail to ‘encounter specialist’ Tarun Barot in Sadiq Jamal fake encounter
Sat, Jun 27, 2015

Special judge MM Gandhi pronounced the order while granting relief to Barot on the condition of depositing Rs 1 lakh as personal bond and two surety of Rs 5 lakh each.

State govt withdraws chargesheet against ex-IPS Rahul Sharma
Fri, Jun 26, 2015

CAT bench directs state govt to give a time frame to complete probe against Sharma in connection with 33 departmental inquiries and six showcause notices.

Plea against Reliance in SEZ land deal: Stating our confidence has ‘shaken’, HC bench recuses
Tue, Jun 23, 2015

“We can’t take up the case... whatever has happened in the last two-three days has shaken our confidence,” said Justice V M Sahai, acting Chief Justice.

Sohrabuddin Encounter: CBI court junks Andhra cop’s discharge plea
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

Police inspector Ghattamaneni Srinivasa Rao was chargesheeted by CBI for taking part in the abduction of the trio.

Betting scam: ED includes Mumbai Police IPL 6 match-fixing probe in chargesheet
Wed, Jun 17, 2015

ED is expecting the arrest of four more persons against whom a non-bailable warrant has been issued.

Betting racket: ED files chargesheet
Tue, Jun 16, 2015

The racketeers were cheating their clients who are based in India, Pakistan, Dubai, UK among other countries and betting through them.

Gujarat: Two senior cops who shot at Sadiq Jamal Mehtar get bail
Mon, Jun 15, 2015

The Gujarat High Court on Monday granted bail to two policemen who allegedly shot at Sadiq Jamal Mehtar in a fake encounter in 2003.

Betting accused want mineral water in jail
Wed, Jun 10, 2015

In the two-page letter, the brothers said there is only one RO machine in the jail, and its filters can’t be cleaned due to high salinity in water.

Sohrabuddin, Ishrat encounters cases: Under suspension for about 8 years, key accused N K Amin reinstated
Sat, Jun 06, 2015

N K Amin will be posted in State Crime Record Bureau, Gandhinagar, as Deputy Superintendent of Police.

Accused IPS officer moves court seeking arraignment of 2 cops
Tue, Jun 02, 2015

The two policemen have been cited as witnesses in the cases by the CBI.