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Vaibhav Jha


5,000 people, mainly women, bullied, stalked and harassed on social media in pandemic year: Ahmedabad Police
Sat, Jul 31, 2021

According to officials of Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Cell, which pivots the ‘Cyber Aashvast project’, from January 2020 to July 2021, as many as 4,985 complaints were made by victims using various social media platforms to the Anti Cyber Bullying Unit of Gujarat Police.

Kutch Gandhidham: Before deadline, shop owner held for not getting first dose of vaccine
Mon, Jul 19, 2021

The state government recently announced the deadline for all owners, staff, and managers at shops, stores, malls, restaurants, hotels, market yards, and others to get their first dose of Covid vaccination, for permission to operate their shops.

Ashish Pandya, accused in Prajapati encounter killing, resigns as DySP
Fri, Jul 16, 2021

In 2010, the Gujarat CID Crime arrested Pandya who was an inspector with the Anti-Corruption Bureau (ACB) in Rajkot. In 2011, as per Supreme Court order, Prajapati case was taken over by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI).

After revamp, Modi hometown station now on broad gauge map
Thu, Jul 15, 2021

On Friday, Modi will virtually flag off a MEMU (Mainline Electric Multiple Unit) train from Gandhinagar Railway Station to Varetha Railway Station in Mehsana, with a halt at Vadnagar, the PM's hometown.

Days of third-degree over, Centre in talks for radical changes to criminal laws: Shah
Tue, Jul 13, 2021

He also proposed that forensic investigation be made compulsory for any crime that entails a punishment of six or more years.

50 govt websites hit by bugs: Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Cell submits report to PMO
Mon, Jul 05, 2021

The Indian Express has learnt that the report was compiled by a “technical cell” under the Ahmedabad Cyber Crime Cell after scanning through hundreds of government websites of states and the union government for months.

Woman killed as car runs over family of pavement dwellers in Ahmedabad
Tue, Jun 29, 2021

CCTV footage sourced from the police showed a white colour i20 car swerving to the left and crashing into the shelter on a pavement. Four persons were seen exiting the car and fleeing from the spot on foot.

Gujarat tells businesses to vaccinate staff or face shutdown
Fri, Jun 25, 2021

Following a core committee meeting chaired by Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, the state government said night curfew would continue in 18 of the 36 cities and towns where the curbs are currently in place.

Hardik Patel feels ‘isolated’ in Gujarat Congress a year after his appointment
Sun, Jun 20, 2021

Hardik Patel says that no leader from the Gujarat Congress visited his house after the demise of his father due to Covid-19 in May this year.

Ahead of 2022 polls in Gujarat, Congress to touch base with kin of those who died of Covid
Sat, Jun 19, 2021

The Congress party that had won 77 out of 182 seats in 2017 Assembly elections -- its best performance in the past two decades -- will now be looking to bolster their seat count in 2022.

‘Here to change Gujarat’: Kejriwal’s AAP to contest all seats in 2022 Assembly polls
Mon, Jun 14, 2021

The Delhi Chief Minister also welcomed television journalist Isudan Gadhavi to the party.

Ahead of 2022 polls, top posts in Gujarat Congress remain vacant
Thu, Jun 10, 2021

According to party sources, among the contenders for the post of GPCC president are Shaktisinh Gohil, Rajya Sabha MP Arjun Modhwadia, former GPCC president and former union minister Bharatsinh Solanki.

Explained: How the US will recover remains of 400 of its soldiers missing in India
Tue, Jun 08, 2021

Gandhinagar-based National Forensic Sciences University has tied up with US's Department of Defense to recover and identify the remains of over 400 missing US military personnel in India during World War II. How will they go about doing so?

Violation of Covid norms at weddings in Gujarat: 700 held in 41 days
Sat, May 15, 2021

In Petlad taluka of Anand district, six Disc Jockeys (DJs) were detained and their equipment impounded on Thursday night over Covid protocol violations.

After SC direction, Gujarat Police says expressing grievances on social media not rumour mongering
Fri, Apr 30, 2021

A three-member SC bench headed by Justice Chandrachud observed on Friday, "If citizens communicate their grievances on social media and internet then it cannot be said its wrong information. "

Hospitals must have alternate arrangements for emergency: Experts
Fri, Apr 23, 2021

Several of them emphasised that hospitals must have “alternate arrangements for emergency conditions”.

Ahmedabad: 12 Kumbh returnees held without RT-PCR report, seven test Covid positive
Tue, Apr 20, 2021

Seven passengers on board the Yoga Express have also tested positive for the coronavirus in Rapid Antigen Tests conducted by the civic body on Monday, the Ahmedabad Municipal Corporation (AMC) said.

35 Kumbh Mela returnees held in Ahmedabad, later released
Mon, Apr 19, 2021

Fifty passengers from that state tested positive for the coronavirus during the period, railway officials said.

At Ahmedabad railway station, platforms deserted, rush of migrants outside
Fri, Apr 16, 2021

While the scene at the platform was symbolic of the pandemic times, the scenario just outside platform number 1 resonated the hullabaloo that is prevalent outside railway stations in the country, with social distancing going for a toss.

Photos of Dasna temple priest pasted on Deesa road, two held
Thu, Apr 15, 2021

On Tuesday, a few volunteers of some organisations in Banaskantha approached the police with the complaint stating that pasting photos of Saraswati had “hurt their religious sentiments”.

Rakesh Tikait calls on youth, farmers to join agitation: ‘Will have to take on fear’
Mon, Apr 05, 2021

Tikait said that the reason behind his Gujarat visit was the detention of Bharatiya Kisan Union national general secretary Yudhvir Singh and other farmer leaders in Ahmedabad when they had tried to hold a press conference in the city.

Gujarat Police collected over Rs 161 crore collected in fine for spitting, mask violations
Sun, Apr 04, 2021

From May 30 to December 5 last year, the state police collected Rs 93.56 crore in fine from over 21.4 lakh persons across the state for violating the mask rule and spitting in public

Squats as ‘punishment’: Rural official moves human rights panel against IAS officer
Tue, Mar 23, 2021

According to GSHRC officials in Gandhinagar, Bhikhabhai Ismailbhai Chadi, an extension officer at Bhiloda Taluka Panchayat office in Aravalli, had moved a petition claiming that during a video-conference meeting on January 11, 2021, he was made to do squats, holding his ears.

Curfew in Ahmedabad, Vadodara, Surat and Rajkot from 10 pm to 6 am
Tue, Mar 16, 2021

Gujarat night curfew: Citizens will not be allowed to commute, and shops, restaurants, eateries and malls will not function. Pharmacies, milk kiosks, hospitals and other essential services will continue operations.

Gujarat: Woman found dead near railway track, family alleges negligence
Fri, Mar 05, 2021

According to police, a local resident found Supriya’s body on March 3 morning and alerted the Limkheda police station. But it could be identified only on March 4 morning.