On February 28, 2002, a mob attacked the Muslim dominated area and killed 97 persons along with several cases of rape and arson, making it the single biggest massacre to occur during the Gujarat riots of 2002.
Violators in Ahmedabad alone have not paid penalty amounting to around Rs 60 crore in four years till August this year, according to a study by the students of the Indian Institute of Information Technology (IIIT) Hyderabad.
According to police and health officials, Himmat Gul Hussain, a Pakistani national who was arrested by the Border Security Force (BSF) on July 20, 2015 in Kutch, died at the Civil Hospital on October 24.
Five families, who claim to be descendants of cobblers called to the Sabarmati Ashram by Mahatma Gandhi to make ‘ahimsa chappals’, were issued eviction notices by the ashram’s Gaushala Trust. On August 29 this year, the Gujarat high court granted them relief. The Indian Express meets these families.
In 1991, when former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was being investigated on charges of custodial torture that allegedly killed one person in Jamnagar, Dr Trivedi was among the few doctors who had ruled out death due to torture.
In Vadodara City, many areas were declared “disturbed” through a notification under Section 3 of the Act on September 30, 2009, for a period of five years (until September 30, 2014). It was extended by another notification by the revenue department from October 1, 2014, to September 30, 2019, adding more areas to the list.
Of the six screens housed within the war room located on the HC premises, one is solely dedicated to access CCTV footage from any and all courtrooms across the state along with video conferencing facilities.
Former chairman of the Indian Space Research Organisation (ISRO), K Kasturirangan, who was in the city for the birth centenary celebrations of Indian space pioneer Vikram Sarabhai, said the scientist and educationist had given top priority to Research & Development (R&D). However, funding for R&D has not improved in India over the years. In an […]