Suspended Gujarat police officer NK Amin, arrested by CBI in the alleged fake encounter of Mumbai girl Ishrat Jahan and three others near Ahmedabad in 2004, told a court today that he was tortured by the investigation agency.
CBI today arrested another officer of Gujarat police in connection with the 2004 alleged fake encounter of 19-year-old college girl Ishrat Jahan and three others, officials of the agency said.
Five members of a Nepalese family set themselves on fire at the office of Rajkot Municipal Corporation, leaving three of them dead. The family feared eviction from their shanty as civic body officials were planning to raze it in a drive to remove illegal structures.
RC Faldu was elected unopposed on Tuesday president of the BJP’s Gujarat unit, giving him a second running term.
The CAG accused the Narendra Modi government of “giving undue benefits to several private companies” in its audit report tabled in the assembly on Tuesday. The top auditor also held the government responsible for causing a loss of close to Rs. 1,000 crore to the state exchequer. Mahesh Langa reports.
The BJP has taken a calculated risk in including former Gujarat minister Amit Shah in the new team that would spearhead its campaign in the 2014 Lok Sabha polls.
Mahesh Langa reports.
VHP will declare Gujarat a "Hindu state" by 2015 besides having its presence in all 18,000 villages of the state in the next two years, the outfit's leader Pravin Togadia claimed on Sunday.
On a day when Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi was inducted into BJP's Parliamentary Board, RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat raked up the issue of Ram Mandir, expressing the desire for a glorious "Shree Ram Mandir".
Three automobile engineers from Chennai have come out with what they claim can check sexual offences in India - a lingerie laced with modules of GPS and capable of sending alerts to the girl's parents and police.
Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi has interacted with former US House Speaker Newton Leroy Gingrich through video-conferencing. Gingrich told Modi that he looked forward to his visit to US following the fruitful meeting with the latter over video-conferencing.
The United States Congressional delegation's recent invitation to chief minister Narendra Modi was a "marketing gimmick" by his public relations machinery, the Gujarat Congress said on Friday. HT
A constable was murdered by some bootleggers in Rajkot when he tried to raid a house where liquor was stored. This is the second incident of bootleggers targeting policemen in "dry" Gujarat. HT reports.
Ninety-two Asiatic lions have died, including 83 of natural death, in the past two years in Gujarat's Saurashtra region while there has been no case of poaching.
The new Lokayukta Aayog Bill set to be moved in the House by the Gujarat government, is aimed at curtailing the power of governor and chief justice of High Court in the appointment of the Lokayukta, state Congress alleged.
Bypassed in the Gujarat lokayukta appointment, the state government is set to propose amendments to the act to curtail the powers of the governor and the high court chief justice in the selection process.