Sohini Ghosh

Articles By Sohini Ghosh

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.

Gujarat custody death case: Sacked IPS officer Bhatt gets life in jail

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”.

1990 custodial death case: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt gets life imprisonment

The case dates back to 1990 when Bhatt was posted as the additional superintendent of police in Jamnagar.

Gujarat BJP MLA Balram Thawani assaults woman, then says sorry, gets her to tie him rakhi

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.

Ahmedabad: A Ramzan week mantra for city residents — eat, pray and walk

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: 20 students killed, some fell to death

As rooftop class was engulfed, only escape route got cut off; Gujarat govt orders probe

Gujarat fire: Most students at coaching centre were awaiting Class XII results today

Surat coaching centre fire: Most of the students killed in the fire were attending coaching classes and were expecting their Class 12 results Saturday.

Surat fire: How Takshashila Complex and its coaching centre escaped scrutiny

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.

Gujarat: PepsiCo India withdraws lawsuit against two Deesa farmers

The brothers are also on the board of directors in a Deesa-based company potato chips company, Tirupati Balaji Chips Potato, a local ostensible rival of PepsiCo's Lay's Chips.

Identifying different varieties of potato difficult as they don’t look very different: Research scientist Dr R N Patel

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.

Hard Look: Hot Potato

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 .

Explained: What the discharge of two police officers means for Ishrat Jahan case

A High Court-appointed special investigation team and the CBI found the Ishrat Jahan encounter to be “fake”. The CBI implicated the Gujarat Police as well as the IB in the alleged murders

Pepsi vs Gujarat farmers: case, its withdrawal

For India, PIH has patented FC-5 until January 2031 under the Protection of Plant Varieties and Farmers’ Rights (PPV&FR) Act, 2001.