January 31, 2012 8:44:06 am

On the World Leprosy Day,the patients in the city held a protest on Monday demanding a health centre,pension and attention towards several other issues by the government.

January 31, 2012 8:42:19 am

The Special Investigation Team probing land scams in Gujarat has asked the Directorate of Forensic Sciences in the state to explain why retired forensic officials were helping some people grab land with the help of forged documents.

January 31, 2012 8:40:27 am

With a view “to do something innovative”,Dahod district administration,in coordination with local BJP unit,will hold one-day token fast at 39 places in the district on Wednesday,two days before Chief Minister Narendra Modi’s fast in Dahod on Saturday.

January 31, 2012 8:38:24 am

Holding Palanpur office of the United India Insurance Company Limited guilty of deficiency in service,the Consumer Disputes Redressal Forum in Ahmedabad has ordered it to pay Rs 1 lakh with nine per cent interest from February 19,2008 till the day of the payment to the applicants in a case filed jointly by Consumer Education and Research Society and Jyotsna Ambalal Patel,a widow.

January 31, 2012 8:36:08 am

Over 200 Congress party workers were arrested on Monday for holding demonstrations demanding an inquiry into the faulty design of the Lalbaug railway overbridge.

January 31, 2012 8:33:52 am

The Gujarat High Court has dismissed a public interest litigation challenging a 2009 state government resolution under which it was proposed to hand over administration of Bhuj-based G K General Hospital to Gujarat Adani Institute of Medical Sciences as part of public-private-partnership enterprise.

January 31, 2012 8:32:16 am

The High Court on Monday stayed criminal proceedings against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in connection with a complaint registered against him by the state government for allegedly avoiding summons by furnishing wrong information.

January 31, 2012 8:30:51 am

Sufi Saiyed Husain Ali Shah,the head of Imamshahi sect based at Pirana in Ahmedabad district who shot to limelight about four months ago when Chief Minister Narendra Modi refused to wear the skull cap he offered to him at a Sadbhavana fast,is now headed for Basti town in poll-bound UP to attend a Samajwadi Party function.

January 31, 2012 8:24:36 am

Activist Teesta Setalvad has filed a rejoinder before the Supreme Court in connection with her petition related to a case where she,along with others,is accused of fabricating affidavits on behalf of the 2002 riots victims and witnesses.

January 31, 2012 8:23:29 am

Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has once again written to the Special Investigation Team probing 2002 riots,this time claiming that the then Ahmedabad Police Commissioner P C Pande was alerted about bodies of victims killed in Naroda Patiya were being dumped in Teesra Kuwa,a well there.

January 31, 2012 8:22:07 am

Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Monday finally reacted to the recent advertisement put by the Congress in local dailies that apparently lauded him,saying the Opposition party in the state had finally accepted the truth.

January 31, 2012 8:18:50 am

Jyotsana Yagnik stayed there for over six hours amid tight security.

January 31, 2012 8:14:09 am

Wealthy community plagued with falling female-male sex ratio.

January 31, 2012 4:52:40 am

In a move to facilitate interaction between the board and students as well as their parents,the Central Board of Secondary Education will set up a round-the-clock call-centre.

January 31, 2012 4:48:11 am

Say ‘Rushdie’ in Muslim-dominated Rudauli,which is going to polls on February 8,and nobody bats an eyelid.

January 31, 2012 4:47:42 am

The teacher of a Walkeshwar school who was accused of sodomising a six-year-old student was on Monday granted bail by the Sessions Court.

January 31, 2012 4:44:13 am

Co-accused Ayush Bhat,a college student and a musician,said he wants to get back to his studies and music.

January 31, 2012 4:42:52 am

Minutes after the court pronounced the four young men not guilty in the murder of their friend Adnan Patrawala,their overjoyed families began calling relatives to give them the news.

January 31, 2012 4:40:40 am

Ajmal Kasab is sentenced to death in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attacks case.

January 31, 2012 4:38:56 am

Salman Rushdie inevitably came up on several occasions during the Kolkata Literary Meet as writers and the audience found the Rushdie incident at the Jaipur Literature Festival as a prototype for Indian politics.