Banaskantha district

Banaskantha district News

Gujarat: SIT formed to probe murder of four of family on villagers’ insistence in Banaskantha

Farmer Karsan Patel, the patriarch, had a wife, two daughters and a son. On Friday morning, all except Karsan were found axed to death, and he was found unconscious, at their home.

Gujarat Assembly: Large-scale corruption in flood relief work, act now, says Congress MLA

Geniben Thakor, the Congress MLA from Vav in Banaskantha district, on Thursday alleged “large-scale corruption” and “discrimination” in the relief work that was undertaken by the state government in the flood-ravaged Banaskantha and Patan districts last year.


‘Thrashed’ by teachers, Class X student kills self in Gujarat town

The school, Shree Gayatri Vidyalaya, is run by the Shree Tharad taluka Aanjana Patel Kelavni Mandal, whose founding trustee is BJP MLA Parbat Patel.

Govt schools in tribal districts run without maths,science teachers

Even tribal districts of Sabarkantha and Banaskantha share similar fate.

4 killed,15 hurt in road mishap

Five of the 15 injured have been shifted to Ahmedabad for treatment.

HC junks petition challenging BJP MLA’s election from Vav

A single-judge bench of the Gujarat High Court (HC) Wednesday dismissed an election petition that challenged the election of BJP MLA


Tulsi Prajapati case: HC to hear pleas of accused on Tuesday

Justice R H Shukla today adjourned the hearing on the request of CBI seeking time to file its reply.

Cop held for ‘raping’ labourer in Rajkot

A constable with Anjar police station allegedly raped a wife of a labourer in the early hours of Saturday here.

Complainant challenges Solanki’s plea

Ishaq Maradia from Banaskantha district under whose complaint the Governor had granted sanction to prosecute Fisheries Minister Purshottam Solanki under the provisions of the Prevention of Corruption Act has questioned the maintainability of Solanki’s petition at the Gujarat High Court.

Man set ablaze for gambling debts,suffers 80% burns

A 45-year-old man was set ablaze by some unidentified men at Palanpur town in Banaskantha district on Saturday allegedly for not paying gambling debts.