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Monday, October 18, 2021



Morbi court sets aside Gujarat Assembly speaker Nima Acharya’s conviction in voter bribery case

October 16, 2021 7:44 pm

A trial court in Morbi had pronounced Acharya and two others guilty of violating IPC Sections 171-B and 114 in year 2018 and had sentenced them to one year of simple imprisonment and fined Rs 1000 each while acquitting them of the charge under IPC Section 188.

Two killed after tiff over bidi in Morbi: Police

September 12, 2021 9:11 pm

Prakash Dekavadiya, inspector of Halvad police station, said that both the men killed were in their mid-forties and belonged to the same caste.

Gujarat: 4 held over ‘murder’ of scrap dealer in Morbi

September 12, 2021 3:07 am

Police said Ismile Makrani, his brother Irfan Makrani, Riyaz Dosani and Ezaz Chaniya were formally arrested on Friday after they tested negative for Covid-19.

500 Morbi ceramic units owe Rs 400 cr as environmental damage compensation: GPCB to HC

August 06, 2021 8:30 pm

GPCB represented by senior counsel Manisha Shah also informed a division bench that as on date, “in the entire Morbi district, all units using coal gasifiers have shut down... they have converted and shifted to gas-based operations.”

As cases rise, Morbi to set up 2 Covid care centres with 550 beds

April 07, 2021 8:02 am

Morbi has been recording around 30 cases daily over the last few days. Until Monday, there were 3,753 infections in the district of which 246 were active.

300-bed covid centre, voluntary shutdown after 2 pm as cases rise in Morbi

April 04, 2021 4:21 am

The approval for the Covid centre comes just a day after a video of six labourers lying on the floor of a ceramic tile factory after they were purportedly turned away from hospitals in Morbi went viral on social media.

Amid Covid, Morbi factory runs daycare for labourers’ kids

December 27, 2020 4:01 am

Lioli Ceramic Private Limited, a ceramic factory located in Juna Sadulka village near Morbi town, has a big multi-purpose hall. One of them has been functioning as a daycare centre for children of around 400 workers working in the ceramic factory.

Morbi: Retired cop booked in disproportionate assets case

December 17, 2020 4:46 am

An official release stated that the ACB had received an application alleging Haresh Kishor, who had retired from the traffic branch of Morbi district police as ASI, had amassed assets disproportionate to his known sources ofincome.

Morbi villagers list their priorities to BJP candidate who ‘sacrificed’ MLA seat

October 25, 2020 11:43 pm

It was for the third time in six years that Merja had switched camps. He was president of the Morbi district unit of Congress when he defected to the BJP in 2014 only to return to the Congress in the run up to the Assembly election in 2017 when he won his maiden Assembly seat.

Once upon a time in Morbi

January 12, 2020 4:31 pm

In 1974, a student agitation from an engineering college here on mess bill led to overthrow of the state government. 46 yrs later, Morbi’s LEC is untouched by CAA, even as its hostels remain stuck in time