Tag: Gujarat

Life imprisonment to seven, including a former MP in Amit Jethwa murder case

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: The Special Judge, CBI, City Session’s Court, Bhadra, Ahmedabad(Gujarat) on Thursday 11 July 2019 sentenced Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki, former MP; Bahadursinh Dhiruba Vadher, former Police Constable; Pachanbhai @ Shivabhai Desai; Sanjay Parbatbhai Chouhan; Pratapbhai @ Shivabhai; Udaji and Shailesh Nanalal Pandya, all to undergo Life Imprisonment and fines ranging from Rs.25,000/-

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IFoS probationers attacked by goons in Gujarat, four injured

Newsroom24x7 Network Rajkot: Four Indian Forest Service officers of the 2017 batch, who were returning along with their batchmates from Gir National Park to Ahmedabad during their West India Tour were attacked and gravely injured by roadside goons on Saturday (March 24, 2018). The incident occured when the probationers had stopped at a BHARAT Petroleum

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Violence erupts in three BJP ruled states over Padmavat

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: A day after the Supreme Court of India dismissed a petition by the Governments of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan and pulled them up for sticking to the stand that the screening of Padmavat should be banned, mobs went berserk and resorted to stone pelting and arson in Gujarat, Rajasthan and Haryana

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BJP retains Gujarat, captures power in Himachal

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party has defeated the main rival Congress in two States Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh with convincing majority. The BJP has retained power in Gujarat by winning 99 of the 182 seats and restricting the Congress to 77 seats. The Nationalist Congress Party could manage to open it’s account in

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3 terrorists killed, 7 others are being tracked

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi: Three of the 10 terrorists who had infilterated into India from Pakistan have been killed somewhere in western India. Following a tipoff to the National Security Advisor Ajit Doval  about the terrorists by his Pakistani counterpart Naseer Khan Janjua, the Indian security agencies swung into action and zeroed in on the

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Gujarat government proposes special sops for economically weaker sections

Newsroom24x7 Desk Gandhinagar : Although being the stronghold of successful business bigwigs and big ticket jewelers, amidst reservation protests and Patel community backlash, Gujarat government has begun giving a sincere look of attention to the economically weaker sections within the state. In an effort to resolve the quota imbroglio, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel is

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Politics is the art of deception

Newsroom24x7 Desk New Delhi : The debate of ruling government versus opposition has reached its boiling point wherein there are no holds barred in war of words and deeds between BJP and Congress. Elections forced Congress to vacate the centre and paved way for a promise-laden Modi-led BJP’s NDA Union government. However, while Congress wore

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VIP culture, Reservation and the general plight

Indu Indira Lala Road blocks are happening off and on for two different reasons. Reason  One – because of a new voice agitating for another demanding community – aka Hardik Patel. He has ignited the volatile reservation demand for a powerful upwardly mobile community and is not prepared to relent. This guy is all set to

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Patels go on a rampage in Gujarat, curfew imposed in several towns

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ahmedabad: Several cities in Gujarat have been placed under curfew following incidents of arson and stone throwing after the Police detained Hardik Patel, 21, who is leading a massive movement for granting reservation under the OBC (other backward community) category to the Patel community. On his release, within an hour of his arrest,

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Bharat Bhawan project: Medha Patkar accuses Gujarat Government of committing atrocities on tribals

Newsroom24x7 Desk Gandhinagar: At least seven adivasi families have been kept under house custody by the Gujarat Police and administration, since yesterday charged Narmada Bachao Andolan (NBA) leader Medha Patkar late Sunday night. In a statement Ms. Patkar said, in Kevadia village which is just 7 kms from the Sardar Sarovar Dam site and already affected

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Justice Madan B Lokur lays stress on collective efforts to improve lives of children

Newsroom24x7 Desk Bhopal: A two day Regional Round Table Conference on Effective Implementation of Law relating to Juvenile Justice commenced here today. This regional conference is being organised by Supreme Court Committee and High court Committee on Juvenile Justice; hosted by High Court of Madhya Pradesh, Department of Women and Child Development, Government of Madhya

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State Governments offering to sell 10 year securities

Newsroom24x7 Desk Mumbai, Feb. 6: Thirteen State Governments have offered to sell 10 year securities by way of auction for an aggregate amount of Rs. 11,620 crore at Face Value. The states offering to sell 10 year securities by auction to raise between  Rs. 1000 crore to Rs. 1500 crore are Gujarat, Karnataka, Kerala, Madhya

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2 convicted for running illegal telephone exchange

Newsroom24x7 Desk Ahmedabad, Jan. 30: Two persons Sarad Varia and Pratik Mehta have been convicted for running an illegal telephone exchange by a designated Court here. Both the accused have been sentenced to undergo three years rigorous imprisonment. While Sarad Varia has been concurrentlty sentenced a fine Rs. 70,000, Pratik Mehta will pay a fine

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