Sohini Ghosh

Articles By Sohini Ghosh

Icons of 2002 communal discord now a picture of religious harmony

This Lok Sabha election, Mochi and Ansari, were seen campaigning in Kerala for CPI (M) candidate P Jayarajan, who was contesting from the Vatakara constituency in north Kerala.

2002 Godhra riots: Gujarat govt to table final report in Assembly

The final report was handed over by the commission, to the then chief minister Anandiben Patel on November 2014, months after Narendra Modi was elected as prime minister that year.

Disturbed Areas Act: Vadodara SDM lists 256 ‘communal riots’ to defend implementation

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.

Ahmedabad: Gandhi murals on Shahibaug underpass to get fresh lease of life

As the 150th birth anniversary year of Gandhi comes to a close, the murals are being chipped at as part of a renovation by the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation.

Remembering Vikram Sarabhai in his birth centenary year

The architect of India's space programme founded 38 institutions, many of which continue to be a critical part of the country's missions.

Gujarat HC to monitor live footage from lower judiciary, rank them

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.

New education policy lays path to enhance R&D, says Kasturirangan

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 […]

Vikram moon lander fitting tribute to Sarabhai: PM Modi

PM Modi, through a video message, addressed a gathering at the celebrations of the birth centenary of ISRO's founding father which was kicked off in Ahmedabad on Monday.

Ahmedabad: Grand celebrations planned for birth centenary of Vikram Sarabhai

The ISRO headquarters of Bengaluru of the Department of Space will be organising the event in the city where the father of the Indian space programme was born and spent the greater part of his life.

Rajnish Rai moves Gujarat HC for protection after HRD writes again to his employer IIM-A

Rai applied for voluntary retirement from the All India Services in November 2018 and has been working with IIM-A as an assistant professor of Public Systems Group since May 6 this year.

Project Sahara: In Ahmedabad, new tool to help reduce maternal mortality

While there were 8 maternal deaths in the district because of PPH between January and November 2018, since the introduction of this initiative there have been no PPH deaths.

Robots serve food at this Ahmedabad restaurant

Bhushan Junagade, operations manager at Indian Swag said sales have almost trebled and footfall has increased by nearly 60 percent in the two months since they introduced the robots.

Six detained for death of two persons in Ahmedabad joyride mishap

The incident happened when the ‘Discovery’ joyride, in the form of a pendulum with 31 people in it, was on at the Balvatika Amusement Park.

Explained: Defamation suits against Rahul Gandhi in Gujarat

Bail application in such cases can be allowed before the magistrate provided the accused has been arrested or if the accused has appeared before the magistrate court.

Amit Jethwa murder case: ‘My son won’t return; now I live for his children’

Nandanben has been taking care of Amit’s children since they were nine and seven years old.

Ex-BJP MP Dinu Solanki gets life term for murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa

RTI activist Amit Jethwa was shot dead on July 20, 2010, by two assailants outside the Gujarat High Court for exposing illegal mining activities in Gir forest allegedly by Solanki.

Gujarat Dalit man murder: Abhayam team did not perceive threat, was taken aback

On Monday, Haresh was killed in the presence of the Abhayam team, one member of which, Bhavika, is the complainant and eyewitness in the case.

Former BJP MP convicted: How the murder of RTI activist in Gujarat was solved

On July 20, 2010, two men on a motorcycle shot Jethwa opposite the Gujarat High Court outside the Bar Council building around 8.30 pm.

Gujarat: Flyover inaugurated by Shah overshadows Gandhi statue at popular protest site

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.

Laws, loopholes and violations: Whose responsibility is it anyway?

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.