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Kin of former SC advocate booked for ‘abetting his suicide, cheating’

Investigating officer, J K Patel, said, “We are collecting evidences before we proceed with the arrest. The accused are residents of Ahmedabad."

Gujarat: Two men beat up, threaten toll collector on NH-27

The NH-27 is part of the east-west corridor of national highways in the country. It originates from Porbandar and terminates in Silchar in Assam.

Watch: Three women in Junagadh perform garba holding snakes, arrested

"The video that has gone viral on social media shows the two women and the girl holding a cobra and two non-venomous snakes while performing traditional garba dance during the recently-concluded Navratri festival," Deputy Conservator of Forests, Junagadh, Sunil Berwal, said.

Gujarat: Tribal districts pip urban areas in online voters’ verification

Since the launch of EVP in September 2019, the maximum number of voters who used it to verify their details on the electoral rolls in Gujarat are from the district of Tapi in South Gujarat where 32 per cent of voters have self-authenticated themselves.

Suspected teak wood thieves set fire to 3 vehicles of Gujarat forest dept

The three suspects were identified as Ravindra Gamit, Ilesh Gamit, and Jitubhai Gamit, all residents of Dhanmoli village in Songadh taluka of Tapi district. In his statement, the forester also mentioned that he had received a threat call from Jitubhai Gamit on October 9.

Rajkot: Chief, 6 firemen injured in blaze at dye factory

Firefighters responded to the emergency call and fire tenders rushed to the spot. Chief fire officer Bikhabhai Theba himself was leading the firefighting operation when some barrels of a chemical naphtha lying in the factory exploded.

Gujarat: Paid ‘Rs 119 a day’, Dang sugarcane harvesters demand better wages

“Collector warned us not to continue with our agitation,” Arvind Chaudhary who was at the Majur Adhikaar Manch office in the city with three of his colleagues from Subir taluka of Dang district told mediapersons.

Gujarat: Father throws acid on baby girl in Mehsana, kills her, say cops

Initially, a case of accidental death was registered, but when it became clear that the father himself had thrown the acid on the daughter, it was converted into a case of murder.

Rupani and Gehlot lock horns over illicit liquor, police to start anti-bootlegging drive

According to the notification, all police officials have been asked to check listed bootleggers and gamblers in their respective areas and raid illicit liquor and gambling dens, which were active in the past or are active in present.

Ahmedabad: Sub inspector stabbed by bootleggers during raid

Sub-Inspector Arjun Bharwad, who sustained injuries on his left hand between his wrist and elbow, was admitted to LG Hospital for treatment.

Gujarat: 35 new courts to be set up in state for POCSO cases

A notification of the state’s law department, dated September 18, said every district would now have a special court to expedite POCSO cases. The decision was taken by the High Court of Gujarat after discussion with the state government.

Vadodara: Two women jump in front of train with 3-year-old girl, none survive

The train was en route to Ahmedabad when the incident took place between Anand and Nadiad railway stations, the police said.