Last year, after construction of the flyover began, several Gandhian institutions wrote to the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation, seeking a shift of the life-like statue of Gandhi mid-walk bearing his walking stick.
The 2013 Act did not provide sufficient provisions to prohibit employment as manual scavengers or to rehabilitate those who have been involved in this work, primarily a caste-based occupation, involving the Valmiki community for generations.
Bhatt, who had once made allegations against then CM Narendra Modi over his handling of the 2002 riots, was suspended in 2011 and sacked by the Home Ministry in August 2015, one of the charges being “unauthorised absence from service”.
In a video that has gone viral on social media since Sunday, Thawani and his supporters are seen hitting and kicking NCP leader Neetu Tejwani when she was staging a protest along with other women on the issue. The incident is said to have happened around late Sunday morning.
India Heritage Walks by Sahapedia, a not-for-profit organisation, will host an ‘Iftaar Walk’ this Sunday starting from Jama Masjid, covering the streets of old Ahmedabad with a food tour and concluding at the same place.
Surat coaching centre fire: A fashion designing course, a personality development course and other courses were offered as summer classes. Summer classes, vedic maths class not defined as coaching centres.
Dr R N Patel, associate research scientist at Potato Research Station of Sardarkrushinagar Dantiwada Agricultural University, Deesa, says For a table potato variety, high yield is the major driving factor.
Amid the ongoing controversy that erupted with PepsiCo India’s lawsuits against 11 farmers for growing its patented potato variety, The Indian Express meets the affected farmers to find the genesis of the problem .