Three more dalits allegedly attempted suicide on Friday in Botad district of Gujarat even as the situation in most parts of the state returned to normalcy after witnessing three days of violent protes
Elections in the state are due in the later part of 2017.
Gujarat High Court granted Hardik bail in cases of sedition and violence pertaining to Patidar stir last year.
Over 14 years after a frenzied mob torched a coach of Sabarmati Express train at Godhra station, the city crime branch arrested Imran Ahmed Bhatuk, a key accused, from Malegaon in Maharashtra.
The Gujarat high court on Friday granted bail to Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel in two sedition cases, with a rider that he will have to stay outside the state for the next six months.
Patel was arrested and imprisoned in a jail in Surat after he led a huge revolt of Patidar community against ruling BJP govt in the state.
AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal’s scheduled visit to Gujarat next week has been cancelled after a trade body which had invited him to Surat withdrew the invitation due to alleged pressure from the state
Nearly 1.25 crore people took part in the second International Yoga Day celebrations held at around 40,000 venues across Gujarat.
Former IPS officer D.G.
Kin of the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre victims and eyewitnesses on Saturday contested a special court’s conclusion that firing by former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri acted as a catalyst for mob fury.