After CBI raid, three ED officers shunted out
Sun, Sep 27, 2015

These three officers, who are facing charges of “demanding and accepting huge amount of bribe”, had busted the Rs 10,000-crore hawala racket in Surat

Gujarat High Court sacks its 89 employees recruited by former ACJ V M Sahai
Sat, Sep 26, 2015

“Yes, we have terminated the employees,” said Registrar General B N Karia. He said that the decision was taken by the committee (of five judges) and subsequently order of termination was passed.

HC pulls up Hardik Patel, lawyer: You took court for a ride… filed plea for publicity
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The Gujarat High Court (HC) on Thursday severely criticized Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS) leader Hardik Patel and his lawyer BM Mangukia while saying that both of them “took the court for a ride” by filing a habeas corpus petition past midnight on September 22.

Before CBI raid, ED officer Jitender Pratap Singh was under PMO scanner
Fri, Sep 25, 2015

The CBI, which raided several premises of Singh and his colleagues on Wednesday night, reportedly found “incriminating documents”.

Gujarat police book Patidar leader under sedition charges
Thu, Sep 24, 2015

According to police sources, there will more such FIRs against PAAS leaders and individuals.

PAAS leader Hardik Patel surfaces, says he was abducted, threatened at gunpoint
Thu, Sep 24, 2015

Accompanied by his lawyer, Hardik claimed his “abductors” warned him not to take the reservation stir any further, else he “will be killed”.

Gujarat HC issues notice to state government seeking Hardik Patel’s whereabouts
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

Hardik ducked a police nakabandi after a public meeting in Bayad town of Aravalli district even as 17 of his aides were arrested.

2002 post Godhra riots: Trial concludes in Gulberg Society massacre case
Wed, Sep 23, 2015

The trial of Gulberg Society Massacre of 2002 post Godhra riots concluded on Tuesday following completion of arguments by victims' lawyer.

Rape cases against Asaram, son: Couple arrested for attacks on witnesses
Tue, Sep 22, 2015

Police is also investigating the role of these two arrested persons in connection with the attacks on witnesses of rape cases filed against Asaram and his son Narayan Sai.

Meat the many foods of India: Bringing different food histories to the table
Mon, Sep 21, 2015

The politics of food runs deep. Delhi-based social activist Shabnam Hashmi says that in India, home to various religions and divergent cultures, it is believed that we are what we eat.

All-India Women’s meet: Gujarat CM attends RSS event at disputed shrine, Muslims allege ‘saffronisation bid’
Sun, Sep 13, 2015

The Muslims residing in the area are upset that the participation of a chief minister, in a way, gave legitimacy to what Muslims have been objecting to - saffronisation of the shrine.

Gujarat: 2 judicial magistrates held for ‘corruption’
Thu, Sep 10, 2015

The two had been summoned by the investigating officer and after hours of questioning since Tuesday, they were arrested from the vigilance cell’s office on the high court premises.

Godhra Riots: Gujarat govt gets HC nod to launch probe against former DGP Sreekumar
Sat, Sep 05, 2015

Sreekumar had several run-ins with the Gujarat government which started following his depositions before the Nanavati Commission probing 2002 post-Godhra riots.

94 employees of Gujarat HC issued show cause notices, face termination
Tue, Sep 01, 2015

High Court issued show cause notices to class-III and Class-IV employees whose appointments were made "without using public advertisement" and didn't follow selection procedure.

Gujarat HC suspends two judges after bribe talk is caught on camera
Sun, Aug 30, 2015

The recordings, both in audio and video format, revealed that the accused judges were found “negotiating” over phone in order to favour the lawyers.

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