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Gujarat HC slams Centre after HRD questions ex-IPS officer Rajnish Rai’s employment

Rai had supervised the probe into the encounter case of Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Kauserbi and Tulsiram Prajapati in 2007.

Ex-BJP MP Dinu Solanki gets life term for murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa

RTI activist Amit Jethwa was shot dead on July 20, 2010, by two assailants outside the Gujarat High Court for exposing illegal mining activities in Gir forest allegedly by Solanki.

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Congress MLA disqualification: Gujarat HC suspends conviction of Bhaga Barad

Barad had been convicted on March 1 this year to two years nine months of rigorous imprisonment on a 24-year old limestone mining case, by a magistrate court. Within three working days, on May 5, the Assembly speaker Rajendra Trivedi had then disqualified Barad.

Gujarat HC: Malls, multiplexes can’t levy parking fee

The order was on a petition moved by AlphaOne mall, rena-med as AhmedabadOne, against the state government, Ahmed-abad Municipal Corporation (AMC) and police inspector of traffic division over parking fee.

Congress plea against Alpesh Thakor: Gujarat HC not to interfere with Speaker’s powers

The court said such rules have been framed to regulate procedure that is to be followed by the Speaker... and are immune from judicial scrutiny

Gujarat: Facility to submit RTI pleas online expected by 2020, state govt tells HC

It was replying to a PIL filed in the Gujarat High Court, seeking directions to the state government to design such website.

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Rajya Sabha Election Case: Gujarat HC dismisses second application moved by Ahmed Patel

Mincing no words, Justice Bela Trivedi called Patel’s application as one containing “absolutely incongruous and inconsistent averments”.

Disqualification Case: Resignation by Whatsapp should not be considered, Alpesh Thakor tells Gujarat HC

In his affidavit submitted on Thursday, Thakor claimed that the petitioner, Congress’ state whip Ashiwin Kotwal, was not entitled to raise the dispute in court as the matter was pending before the Assembly speaker.

Manual Scavenging: Gujarat High Court declines state’s reply, seeks details

The court had ordered the state to submit a detailed report about the existence of manual scavenging and the employment of manual scavengers by various municipalities and municipal corporations in the state in violation of the Act that prohibits the practice.

Must shift rail tracks, shut down quarries to save lions: Gujarat HC told

In an oral order given on Thursday, on the basis of a report on the rising deaths of Asiatic lions in the world’s only sanctuary for the species in the state, a division bench of Justices S R Brahmbhatt and A P Thaker asked the state government to file its reply, and posted the matter for further hearing on July 11.

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Ishrat Jahan had no terror links: Vrinda Grover

New Delhi, Feb 11 (ANI): Vrinda Grover, who is representing Ishrat Jahan’s family in court, on Thursday insisted that Ishrat had no terror links. She said that Headley’s statement is “extremely manipulative” and cannot be “treated as evidence” as per the Indian law. A judicial enquiry, the Gujarat High Court and the CBI all concluded that the encounter was fake.

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