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Gujarat farmers’ case: PepsiCo is on shaky ground

The PPV&FR Act’s Section 39 entitles farmers to save, use, sow, resow, exchange or sell his/her farm produce, including seeds of a variety protected under this Act, provided that such seeds are not branded. In fact, Section 39’s articulation makes other provisions of the Act subject to this Section.
In India, farmers cannot be expected to know which varieties are being registered under the PPV&FR Act(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
In India, farmers cannot be expected to know which varieties are being registered under the PPV&FR Act(Deepak Gupta/Hindustan Times)
Published on May 02, 2019 09:16 PM IST
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By Kavitha Kuruganti

Lok Sabha 2019 constituency: Sabarkantha

Dipsinh Shankarsinh Rathod defeated senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela to win this general seat in the 2014 Lok Sabha election.
New Delhi, India - Feb. 7, 2015: Young Voters who are voting for the first time, showing their inked fingers after casting their votes for Delhi Assembly Elections, at South Delhi in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 7, 2015. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
New Delhi, India - Feb. 7, 2015: Young Voters who are voting for the first time, showing their inked fingers after casting their votes for Delhi Assembly Elections, at South Delhi in New Delhi, India, on Saturday, February 7, 2015. (Photo by Raj K Raj/ Hindustan Times)(Hindustan Times)
Updated on Apr 18, 2019 11:04 AM IST
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New Delhi | By HT Correspondent

Accused gets 20-year in jail for raping 2-year-old girl in Gujarat

The court found Ravindra Gande guilty of raping a 24-month-old girl and awarded him to a 20-year jail term and Rs 5,000 fine, said public prosecutor RN Pandya.
The incident had triggered violence against migrant labourers.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo/ Representative Image)
The incident had triggered violence against migrant labourers.(Diwakar Prasad/ HT Photo/ Representative Image)
Published on Mar 01, 2019 07:55 AM IST
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Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By Hiral Dave

No hate crime in Surat, man from Bihar died in accident: Police

Surat police commissioner Satish Sharma Sunday said the evidence showed that the deceased, Amarjit Singh, died after his motorcycle hit a tree.
Surat is believed to have the highest number of migrant workers among all cities in Gujarat.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Surat is believed to have the highest number of migrant workers among all cities in Gujarat.(HT File Photo/Representative image)
Updated on Oct 14, 2018 06:48 PM IST
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Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India

Alpesh Thakor sits on ‘goodwill’ fast, says he is not ‘into spreading hatred’

The attacks led to exodus of an estimated over 60,000 migrants, mostly from Uttar Pradesh, Bihar and Madhya Pradesh.
Ahmedabad Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, who is facing the heat over the violence against Hindi-speaking migrants in Gujarat, observed a day-long fast here Thursday.(Siddharaj Solanki/ Hindustan Times)
Ahmedabad Congress MLA Alpesh Thakor, who is facing the heat over the violence against Hindi-speaking migrants in Gujarat, observed a day-long fast here Thursday.(Siddharaj Solanki/ Hindustan Times)
Updated on Oct 12, 2018 12:08 AM IST
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Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India

UP CM Yogi Adityanath calls up Gujarat CM Vijay Rupani over ‘attacks’ on migrants in the state

Non-Gujaratis, especially those hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, were reportedly targeted in several parts of Gujarat following the arrest of a Bihar native for allegedly raping a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district last week.
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said Monday he had called up his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani over the reported attacks on north Indians in the western state and was assured that the government there would ensure the safety of all.(HT File Photo)
Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath said Monday he had called up his Gujarat counterpart Vijay Rupani over the reported attacks on north Indians in the western state and was assured that the government there would ensure the safety of all.(HT File Photo)
Published on Oct 08, 2018 09:18 PM IST
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Lucknow | By Press Trust of India

150 arrested for targeting non-Gujaratis over 14-month-old’s rape in Sabarkantha

The attacks took place after hate messages against non-Gujaratis, particularly those from Bihar and UP, were circulated on social media, police said.
Non-Gujaratis, especially those hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, were targeted in several parts of the state following the arrest of a Bihar native for allegedly raping a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district last week, police said Friday.(Representative Image)
Non-Gujaratis, especially those hailing from Uttar Pradesh and Bihar, were targeted in several parts of the state following the arrest of a Bihar native for allegedly raping a 14-month-old girl in Sabarkantha district last week, police said Friday.(Representative Image)
Published on Oct 05, 2018 06:18 PM IST
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Ahmedabad | By Press Trust of India
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