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Youth held for spreading hoax on Whatsapp about terrorists entering Gujarat

The alleged message read, “Alert, terrorists have entered Gujarat through Kutch and have been seen in Radhanesada village of Banaskantha. People are informed to alert police immediately if they happen to see them.”

Threatened for helping Gujarat cops, paan seller tries to kill himself

Kiran’s father Sahebrao who went to the room at the time, saw him hanging and immediately shouted for help. He untied the unconscious Kiran, and with the help of others, took him to SMIMER hospital for treatment.

Gujarat: 5 booked, 3 held for attacking police constables during visarjan

The five accused — Mahesh Marwadi, Sanjay Thakor, Rakesh Parmar, Prakash Rathod and Anil Bathwar — associated with one yuvak mandal were taking their Ganesh trolley along the wrong side of the road, which led to traffic congestion close to the airport.

Gujarat: 2 dead, 7 injured after car rams into devotees

According to eye witnesses, four persons were present in the car at the time of the accident among whom, three including the driver managed to escape the spot, police said.

Get back compensation paid to Dalits: Gujarat Judge to govt in three cases

The special judge passed orders to recover compensation, concluding that the “menace” of registering false complaints of Dalit atrocities to get compensation from the government “cannot be overlooked”.

Book sadhu for ‘derogatory remarks against Dalits’: Jignesh Mevani

Mevani said that in the video, the sadhu is purportedly seen publicly insulting the self esteem of people of the Scheduled Castes.

PM Modi’s birthday: Ahmedabad schools asked to hold events on Article 370, 35 A

The circular directs all school principals to submit details of the events along with photographs to the office of the Director, Secondary Education, by September 18.

Gujarat: 5,000 people of 144 villages moved as Sardar Sarovar nears full capacity

As many as 5,000 people of 144 villages in Bharuch along the Narmada river have, meanwhile, had to be shifted to safer places.

Gujarat govt planning to celebrate occasion after Sardar Sarovar dam reaches full capacity

A top source in the government said the issue was discussed in the meeting of the state cabinet on Thursday. 

Textile traders observe bandh to protest assault on businessman in Ahmedabad

The business community also demanded a safe environment and protection against harassment by anti-social elements.

Gujarat: Transport dept, police gear up for Sept 16 rollout of amended MV Act

The highest penalty has been kept at Rs 5000 for the first time offence of driving a four-wheeler without a fitness test certificate, performing stunts on bikes or cars, driving heavy motor vehicles without registration or wrong side driving of heavy motor vehicles.

Gujarat’s revenue from Narmada waters doubles in five years

For every 1,000 litres of Narmada water supplied, the state government charged Rs 3.14 from each residential consumer and Rs 25.95 from industries, states data tabled in the legislative assembly.