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Thursday, January 23, 2020

Parimal A Dabhi


Modasa: 5-day police remand for three accused of kidnap, rape and murder of Dalit woman
Tue, Jan 14, 2020

The woman went missing from Modasa town on January 1 and her body was found hanging from a tree in a village of Modasa taluka on January 5.

Lok Rakshak Dal recruitment: Reserved group candidates want to be included in open category for women too
Tue, Jan 07, 2020

After the GR dated August 1, 2018, the Gujarat government stopped picking women candidates from the quotas in the Open Competition category of women even if they qualify on merit.

2002 Gujarat riots: Panel recommends ‘reasonable restriction’ on media during riots
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

The Commission has cited statements of two former IPS officers — R B Sreekumar and Rahul Sharma — whose evidence, otherwise, was rejected by it.

Explained: What the Nanavati panel found on 2002 Gujarat riots
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

Five years after it was submitted, Nanavati Commission final report on Godhra train burning and Gujarat riots is tabled, giving a clean chit to then CM Modi. What are its broad findings, and what took it so long?

Explained: What the Nanavati Commission says about Modi, IPS officers and NGOs
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

The report has also cleared Narendra Modi of the charges of "tampering with evidence" when he visited the burnt S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express train on February 27, 2002, the day when 58 passengers, mostly kar sevaks returning from Ayodhya, were burnt alive in it.

‘Gujarat govt should have put on hold the controversial exam, not the helmet rule’
Sat, Dec 07, 2019

The state government has announced a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the allegation and will withhold the results till it submits its report.

‘Exotic game meat’ in Vanod: Protected migratory birds suspected to be hunted
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Feathers, broken wings and entrails of dead birds and used cartridge shells point to rampant hunting going on in the area, which is not officially notified as protected.

Underprivileged women in Ahmedabad are questioning job stereotypes, and succeeding
Mon, Nov 18, 2019

Sakhi Mandals are Self Help Groups (SHGs) consisting of women from underprivileged sections of the society in different wards of the AMC.

In Gujarat, 2 Dalit families convert to Buddhism, cite cancelled garba
Thu, Oct 10, 2019

Mahendra converted along with his wife Jagruti and two-year-old daughter. “My wife and I concluded that this discrimination was because of the caste-based hierarchy in Hindu religion. Hence, we decided to shun Hinduism and embrace Buddhism.”

Navjivan Trust keeps youngsters in touch with Bapu through its designer khadi, cafe and gallery
Wed, Oct 02, 2019

Apart from the ethnic wear shop, the trust, over the years, started the Karma Cafe and Satya to be relevant to the contemporary times.

World class Gandhi memorial on the anvil at Sabarmati
Tue, Oct 01, 2019

A declaration on the same is likely on October 2 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a public function at Sabarmati Riverfront to mark the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Gandhi.

Justice Akil Kureshi denies speculation on quitting over Collegium move
Mon, Sep 23, 2019

Speaking to The Indian Express, Justice Kureshi made it clear that he had not resigned, but refused to take further questions.

Get back compensation paid to Dalits: Gujarat Judge to govt in three cases
Sat, Sep 14, 2019

The special judge passed orders to recover compensation, concluding that the “menace” of registering false complaints of Dalit atrocities to get compensation from the government “cannot be overlooked”.

Gujarat: Ambedkar slogan in Class 5 textbook to be corrected
Tue, Aug 06, 2019

A decision was taken by the authorities after a meeting with Education Minister Bhupendrasinh Chudasama on Monday.

Gujarat govt school textbook rewrites Ambedkar slogan
Sat, Aug 03, 2019

The group demanded to restore the slogan in its original form while removing the tweaked portion from it.

Death of two school kids: Asaram, son get clean chit from probe commission
Sat, Jul 27, 2019

The Commission said that just because the bodies were found in mutilated condition, it cannot be concluded according to medical jurisprudence that black magic was the cause of death.

Come out of ‘hum do, hamare barah’ mentality: Gujarat BJP MLA to minorities
Thu, Jul 25, 2019

He also said some people from the minority communities were involved in eloping with Hindu women in the name of “Love Jihad” and this should be discouraged.

Gujarat: Tribal people with up to Rs 4.5 lakh income can avail of freeship scheme
Wed, Jul 17, 2019

As per the freeship scheme of the state government, people from backward communities get educational assistance in the form of waiver of fees and issuance of scholarship if they fall under the prescribed annual income limit.

Explained: Why Gujarat Assembly amended Disturbed Areas Act
Wed, Jul 10, 2019

The Bill proposes to give powers to Gujarat government to constitute an Advisory Committee which will advise the government on various aspects of the Act that include adding new areas to the 'disturbed areas' list.

Attacks on Gujarat Dalits: Assailants on bail, parole
Thu, Jul 04, 2019

This was the fourth such case in less than two months in Saurashtra where those accused of murder returned to attack the family members of their victims or against whom they had a grouse.