Parimal A Dabhi

Articles By Parimal A Dabhi

Get back compensation paid to Dalits: Gujarat Judge to govt in three cases

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

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

Gujarat govt school textbook rewrites Ambedkar slogan

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

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

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

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

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

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.

Gujarat: Rs 2,150 cr spent on drought a burden on state’s finances

This year, Gujarat is facing a severe water crisis and 96 talukas of 17 districts in the state have been declared either drought affected or scarcity affected.

Proposal sent to Gujarat govt: Plan to bar begging at 10 religious sites

The proposal has been sent to the state government to accommodate it in the upcoming Budget session of the Assembly, scheduled to begin from July 2.

Simply Put: Gujarat – Little rain, just one key river

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.

Villagers in Gujarat’s Patan stay put: Won’t allow our land to dispose of waste

The proposed site has been chosen in revenue limits of Chanasma town, covering 27 revenue land survey numbers and spread over around 70 bigha. The site has proposed disposal capacity of 7.82 metric tonne of solid and liquid waste.

If horses had wishes…

Hit by stones during an attack on a Dalit wedding party in Gujarat, Yuvraj bled unnoticed for hours under finery and died. He was 4.

Gujarat: Horse used in Dalit wedding succumbs to stone-pelting injuries

Following the death, police have added Section 429 of the IPC (mischief by killing cattle) to the FIR against 43 upper case people.

Surat fire: Second exit was blocked, led to high casualty

SMC suspends deputy engineer, total suspension now 3.

Behind Gujarat boycott: Dalits won’t pick carcasses, want equal treatment

Accusing the upper castes in the village of discrimination, Dalits in Lhor decided to stop disposing animal carcasses as part of their “customary” service saying it was a “filthy and unpaid for” job that was thrust upon them.

Dalits in Gujarat boycotted: ‘They felt that if Dalits don’t do their work, how can they take out procession’

The OBCs, mainly Thakors, had called for the boycott on Wednesday after Mehul Parmar, a Dalit bridegroom, took out his marriage procession in the village on May 7.

Explained: What Gujarat’s record voter turnout means

Gujarat voter turnout explained: The 2019 Lok Sabha elections saw 64.11% polling in Gujarat, surpassing its 2014 and 1967 high. The Indian Express digs into the polling numbers to tell the story of the 26 constituencies.

Gujarat: Amit Shah wraps up his debut contest with roadshow, his fourth so far

This was Shah’s fourth roadshow in Gandhinagar Lok Sabha constituency since March 30 when he filed his nomination after holding a public meeting in Naranpura area of Ahmedabad.

At Patidar stir epicentre, in Mehsana dist of Modi, Shah, on surface only PM name

The quota stir had originated from Mehsana, and it was the epicentre of protests on the issue. During the December 2017 Assembly elections, BJP leaders had been prevented entry in a number of Patidar-dominated places.