As part of VISWAS - Video Integration and State Wide Advanced Security - over 7,000 CCTV cameras are being installed at traffic junctions, entry and exit points and other strategic locations in 41 cities of Gujarat.
According to Census 2011, of the total 2,28, 291 population, spread across 308 villages and three towns, Scheduled Tribes constituted 94.65 per cent (Hindus were 2,03,545, Muslims 3,593 and Christians 20,029).
The bandh, called by the Aravalli Muslim Coordination Committee, was observed in select pockets of Modasa, even as Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel arrived in the town to inaugurate a newly built circuit house.
When asked how the crowd was identified as belonging to one community, the complainant, Sub-inspector L P Rana, told The Indian Express, “Muslims and Hindus look different. Also, Hindus won’t come to protest this, only Muslims can. But regardless, we are examining footage.”
In the video, which she posted on her social media accounts on September 6 and 21, Rohatgi made comments about members of the Nehru-Gandhi family, including Motilal Nehru, Jawaharlal Nehru, Indira Gandhi, Rajiv Gandhi and Sanjay Gandhi.
The report points to the role of the then JCP, mentioning how the senior police officer left Naroda Patiya and Gulberg Society areas, which were under his jurisdiction, just before the violence and returned only after the killings.
Kantilal Parmar, a Dalit activist, approached the NHRC seeking its intervention in the matter. “We demand Rs 1 crore compensation for the victim’s family and government job for his younger brother,” Parmar told The Indian Express.
A copy of an NHRC summon notice, in this case, has been accessed by The Indian Express which shows the rights body lashing out at the IG Prisons of Gujarat Police for his failure to submit the requisite report or appear before the commission back in September this year despite repeated notices.
Hemp is a strain from the 'Cannabis Sativa' plant popularly known as marijuana and usually serves industrial purposes. However, hemp strains, although containing a lower level of Tetrahydrocannabinol (THC), has been used for intoxication.
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.
Cyber crime cases are increasing in Gujarat, with fraudsters preying on gullible victims mostly in Tier 2 and Tier 3 cities, throwing up more challenges for the police. As per the latest NCRB data, the state ranks 13th among all states and Union territories in cyber crime cases; in banking fraud cases, Ahmedabad ranked third with 25 cases per one lakh of population.
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.
Chief Minister Vijay Rupani did address local issues, but the focus of his campaign was more about “Ram Mandir in Ayodhya” and the BJP’s plan to annex Pakistan Occupied Kashmir, and the ‘mard sarkar’ at the Centre.