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PepsiCo’s Lawsuits Against Farmers: HC tells Deesa court to check cold storages too

Pepsico India had filed lawsuits against Fulchand Kachchhawa and Suresh Kachchhawa of Malgadh village in Deesa taluka of Banaskantha on April 11 for “illegally” growing and selling potato variety FL-2027, for which the company is the registered breeder.

1990 custodial death: Gujarat HC seeks final list of witnesses from Sanjiv Bhatt

The case dates back to 1990 when Bhatt was posted as the additional superintendent of police in Jamnagar. He had detained around 150 people during a communal riot in Jamjodhpur town. One of the detained persons had died in hospital after he was released.

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Lok Sabha polls 2019: Dholka officer relieved of election duty

An official from the office of the Chief Electoral Officer (CEO), Gujarat said, “We reported the issue to the Election Commission and ECI agreed for the transfer. The flaws on the part of the returning officer was brought to the attention and we had said in our report that he needs to be changed.”

1990 custodial death: Contradictions in accounts of 5 witnesses, Sanjiv Bhatt’s lawyer tells Gujarat HC

Appearing for Bhatt, lawyer BB Naik told the single judge bench of Justice Sonia Gokani that even among the 32 witnesses who were examined, contradictions have emerged in the accounts of five witnesses.

Gujarat HC terminates BJP MLA's election over defective nomination

The petition was filed by Congress candidate Meraman Ahir who had prayed on grounds of erroneous nomination that the election for Dwarka constituency of 2017 be set aside.

Gujarat High Court quashes FIR against trader who deposited Rs 1.49 crore worth old notes in 2016

Viral Shah was booked under IPC sections 120 (B) (Punishment of criminal conspiracy), 417 (Punishment for cheating) and 420 (Cheating and dishonestly inducing delivery of property) and Section 13 (b), read with 13 (1) (d), of the Prevention of Corruption Act.

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Livestock export: Ban discriminatory, violated fundamental right of exporters, says Gujarat HC

The court also did not allow the request of the Gujarat government to stay the order for further six weeks so as to enable the respondents to approach the higher forum, stating that “staying this order for six weeks would render the petition infructuous”.

High Court rejects Gujarat Congress MLA's plea to quash FIR in 2012 atrocity case

Pirzada and the four were booked by police after KL Bhagora, then Taluka Development Officer (TDO) of Wankaner filed a complaint stating the accused abused him and damaged property in the Wankaner taluka panchayat while making a representation over some issue.

Murder, sexual assault of boy: Gujarat High Court upholds death sentence

The convict, Shambhu Padhiyar, had lured a four-year-old boy to a secluded area, with an ice cream, in April 2016. Padhiyar sexually assaulted the boy several times before strangulating him to death at Piludara village in Bharuch.

Hardik Patel had ‘interest in instigating particular communities’, says govt, opposes his petition

Hardik's lawyer IH Syed argued that the evidence presented in the Visnagar Sessions court that convicted him in July 2018 for rioting during the 2015 Patidar quota stir, had multiple discrepancies.

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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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