Implementation of the amended Motor Vehicles Act throws up fresh challenges to the traffic department and motorists. With the Gujarat government relaxing rules, citizens are taking it easy even as traffic police are all out to ensure compliance.
Solanki became a supporter of Dhirsinh Barad, Congress MLA from Kodinar in the early 1990s. Then he switched allegiance and went on to play an important role in the victory of Laxman Parmar of the BJP from Kodinar in the 1995 Assembly election.
The celebration was called for as this first-ever consignment of pine round logs from Uruguay would break the near-monopoly of New Zealand origin pine in the Indian market, making import rates competitive.
The court of sessions judge DM Vyas on Thursday pronounced Bhatt and then constable Pravinsinh Zala guilty of murdering Prabhudas Vaishnani, voluntarily causing hurt and threatening others, and sentenced them to life imprisonment.
Sanjeev Bhatt, a 1988-batch IPS officer who was then additional superintendent of police, Jamnagar district, was sent to Jamjodhpur town by then Superintendent of Police, TS Bisht, to maintain law and order during Bharat Bandh that day.
From Jalila village in Ranpur taluka of Botad district, Manji was riding his motorcycle when it was knocked down by a car whose occupants then beat him up with clubs and iron pipes, said Manji’s son Tushar Solanki. He died en route to a hospital in Ahmedabad.
In a state that depends hugely on Narmada and where large regions have limited water resources, rainfall shortage has led to drought or water scarcity in parts of 17 districts. A look at the situation on the ground.