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21 dead, 50 injured as bus overturns in Gujarat’s Banaskantha

The victims were returning to Anklav in central Gujarat’s Anand district from Ambaji pilgrimage when the bus overturned in heavy rain.
(ANI Photo)
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Updated on Sep 30, 2019 08:41 PM IST
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Hindustan Times, New Delhi | ByHT Correspondent

Thakor community bans cellphones for unmarried women in Gujarat villages

The diktat was passed “unanimously” in a meeting on July 14 by elders of the community from 12 villages in the district’s Dantiwada taluka, a leader from the community said Tuesday.
Congress MLA Ganiben Thakor said she saw nothing wrong in the move to ban mobile phones for girls.(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)
Congress MLA Ganiben Thakor said she saw nothing wrong in the move to ban mobile phones for girls.(PTI FILE/ Representative Image)
Updated on Jul 17, 2019 10:23 AM IST
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Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Banaskantha

Haribhai Parthibhai Chaudhary defeated Joitabhai Kasnabhai Patel of the Congress party in the 2014 Lok Sabha election to win the general seat.
Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
Mumbai, India - February 21, 2017: People cast their vote during the BMC elections at Ghodapdeo in Mumbai, India, on Tuesday, February 21, 2017. (Photo by Anshuman Poyrekar/Hindustan Times)(Anshuman Poyrekar/HT PHOTO)
Updated on Apr 16, 2019 12:57 PM IST
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Gujarat: Footwear, note found in Narmada canal point to suicide by 4 female friends

Four female friends, including a minor, are believed to have committed suicide by jumping into Narmada canal in Gujarat’s Banaskantha.
Four female friends, including a minor, are believed to have committed suicide by jumping into Narmada canal in Gujarat’s Banaskantha.(AP FILE PHOTO)
Four female friends, including a minor, are believed to have committed suicide by jumping into Narmada canal in Gujarat’s Banaskantha.(AP FILE PHOTO)
Published on Feb 04, 2019 09:16 PM IST
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500-mtr area around Somnath, Ambaji temples declared ‘veg zones’

Several religious outfits and the residents of these pilgrimage centres had been demanding such a measure since long.
A 500-metre area surrounding the famous pilgrimage sites of Somnath temple in Saurashtra and Ambaji temple in north Gujarat.(HT Photo)
A 500-metre area surrounding the famous pilgrimage sites of Somnath temple in Saurashtra and Ambaji temple in north Gujarat.(HT Photo)
Updated on Jan 26, 2019 12:59 PM IST
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Supreme Court dismisses plea by wife of former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt challenging his arrest

The Supreme Court on Thursday dismissed a petition filed by the wife of arrested former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt challenging his arrest in a 22-year-old case of alleged planting of drugs to arrest an advocate.
The petition had also alleged that Sanjiv Bhatt was not being allowed to sign any document in custody to enable him to approach the Supreme Court.(File Photo)
The petition had also alleged that Sanjiv Bhatt was not being allowed to sign any document in custody to enable him to approach the Supreme Court.(File Photo)
Updated on Oct 04, 2018 02:05 PM IST
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