Gujarati movie producer Phiroz Vaghela was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly threatening to throw acid on an actress and kill her if she refused to marry him, the police said.
The mother of Mumbai teenager Ishrat Jahan, killed along with three others in an alleged fake encounter by Gujarat Police in Ahmedabad in 2004, on Tuesday claimed her daughter was "innocent" and cited the arrest of several policemen in the case to support her assertion.
The Gujarat high court today directed the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) to complete its probe into the police encounter deaths of college student Ishrat Jahan and three others by July 4 and file a final report. Mahesh Langa
The CBI is questioning intelligence bureau (IB) special director Rajinder Kumar in connection with his role in the fake encounter of Mumbra girl Ishrat Jahan and three others by Ahmedabad police in 2005. Kumar is being grilled at an unspecified location in Gandhinagar.
Sam Pitroda, adviser to the Prime Minister on public information infrastructure and innovations, today expressed confidence that the country will regain the growth rate of 8% soon.
The Gujarat Congress today demanded the resignation of state cabinet minister Babu Bokhiria
9 years after Ishrat Jahan, a 19-year-old college student from Mumbra, was gunned down along with 3 others by the Ahmedabad crime branch, the case has been in spotlight again after Gujarat HC rapped the CBI for delaying the investigation. Mohamed Thaver
spoke to Ishrat’s mother Shamima Kausar to find out what they feel about the developments in the probe.
In a blow to Gujarat CM Narendra Modi’s government, senior cabinet minister Babu Bokhiria has been convicted and sentenced to three years imprisonment in a R54-crore illegal mining case, HT
The Narendra Modi govt came in for sharp criticism in the Ishrat Jahan case with the Gujarat HC on Friday accusing state authorities of 'obstructing the probe' and saying that 'even if Ishrat and the others were terrorists, nobody had the licence to liquidate them'. Mahesh Langa
A petition, seeking contempt of court proceedings against senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley for his article in relation to fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others, was today withdrawn after High Court expressed its reservations.
As battlelines got drawn between the CBI and the IB over the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the agency is coming forth with more information on the involvement of IB officer Rajinder Kumar and pushing for his arrest. Mahesh Langa reports.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi today blamed the past Congress governments for ignoring primary education in the state.
CBI today filed a progress report on its probe in the 2004 fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan and three others, the hearing on which is scheduled for tomorrow.
Amid the Centre's efforts to push the implementation of the ambitious National Food Security Bill, Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the Congress-led UPA government was rubbing salt into the wounds of people already grappling with price hike.
Kaushik was Ahmedabad police commissioner in June 2004 when the Mumbai college girl was killed along with three alleged Lashkar-e-Taiba operatives in an encounter. The police claimed they were planning a hit on Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi.