India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 1, 2015
The Patel community has decided to launch a fresh round of agitation for reservation from today amid claims of support from various other sections of the society.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Monday August 31, 2015
The Gujarat High Court today said that an impartial probe by the CID in the death of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel will go a long way in "restoring" the confidence of people in the "fairness and objectivity" of the Gujarat Police.
India News | Edited by Divyanshu Dutta Roy | Monday August 31, 2015
The Gujarat CID is expected to submit a progress report to the High Court today on the death of 32-year-old Shwetang Patel, whose family alleges he died in police custody last Tuesday in Ahmedabad, as violence gripped the city after the brief detention of politician Hardik Patel.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Friday August 28, 2015
The Gujarat High Court has ordered an investigation by the state's CID into the death of a 32-year-old man, Shwetang Patel, whose family alleges he died in police custody on Tuesday in Ahmedabad, as violence gripped the city after the brief detention of politician Hardik Patel.
India News | Edited by Shyam Balasubramanian | Thursday August 27, 2015
Gujarat policemen are seen destroying public property and smashing car windows in CCTV footage that has emerged from a residential area in Ahmedabad.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Mala Das | Thursday August 27, 2015
The Gujarat High Court has issued notice to the Ahmedabad police chief, asking him to probe alleged police excesses during Tuesday's protest by the Patel community over reservation. The court has given him two weeks to finish his probe.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today denied that her government gave orders to police to lathicharge the protesters at a rally in Ahmedabad, which led to violent protests and backlash by the Patel community members demanding reservation.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Opposition Congress today alleged that police committed "atrocities" against innocent people while quelling the violence triggered by detention of Patel community leader Hardik Patel as they were given a "free hand" to do so by state government at the behest of Centre.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta, Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Surat, Gujarat's diamond city is tense today amid fresh clashes in more than a dozen places between protestors and the police, which has used tear gas to control mobs.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Wednesday August 26, 2015
The brief detention of Hardik Patel, 21, has triggered tension in Gujarat, with buses and police jeeps set on fire in some parts of Ahmedabad and Surat.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Surabhi Pandey | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Some time after he was detained and released by the police last night, 21-year-old Hardik Patel appeared in a video message and called for a bandh in Gujarat. Speaking in Gujarati, he also appealed for calm.
Cheat Sheet | Edited by Shuchi Shukla | Wednesday August 26, 2015
Ahmedabad and Surat in Gujarat are tense with incidents of arson and stone-throwing reported after Hardik Patel, 21, was detained by the police late last night. Mr Patel, who was released less than an hour later, has called for a statewide strike today.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Tuesday August 25, 2015
Ahead of a mega rally today called by the Patel community of Gujarat who are seeking caste reservation, security has been strengthened across Ahmedabad. Thousands of police and paramilitary personnel have been deployed in the city to prevent any law and order problem.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 20, 2015
Gujarat Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who took on Narendra Modi over the 2002 riots in the state, has been sacked. In a Facebook post, Mr Bhatt has said he was removed on the basis of a "sham inquiry and fabricated charges."
India News | NDTV.com | Thursday August 20, 2015
Suspended Gujarat Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt has been sacked by the state government. Mr Bhatt was suspended in 2011 for remaining absent from duty without permission and misuse of official vehicles.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday August 20, 2015
Suspended Gujarat Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had taken on Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots cases four years ago, has been has been sacked by the Gujarat government.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday August 17, 2015
The Gujarat government has sent a notice to suspended police officer Sanjeev Bhatt on basis of a controversial video. In an 11-minute video clip, a person purported to be Mr Bhatt is seen with an unknown woman.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
A magistrate's court here today allowed police to add charges under three forgery-related sections of IPC to the complaint against social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Gulberg Society fund embezzlement case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday August 6, 2015
The city police, probing the alleged Gulberg Society fund misuse case, on Wednesday opposed the pleas filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Gujarat High Court to de-freeze their and their two NGOs' bank accounts.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 4, 2015
In the backdrop of Pakistan releasing 163 Indian fishermen lodged in a Karachi jail, police in Vadodara today said the fishermen from the neighbouring country jailed in Gujarat's Dwarka prison will be released only after "confirmation" of their nationality by the Centre.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday July 29, 2015
Incessant rains caused by a deep depression lashed northern and Kutch regions of Gujarat, causing death of 22 persons in various rain-related incidents and throwing life out gear, officials said in Ahmedabad on Tuesday.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday July 16, 2015
Ahmedabad Crime Branch has started investigations into a letter received by the police that threatened two women police officers who had probed into the alleged rape case against self-styled godman Asaram Bapu.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday July 11, 2015
Gujarat Police and State Women and Child Development department (WCD) have jointly launched a month-long campaign 'Operation Muskan' to track missing children and reunite them with their families.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal (With PTI inputs) | Monday July 6, 2015
Suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara has filed a defamation suit against Mufti Abdul Qayyum, an accused in Akshardham case who was acquitted last year by the Supreme Court and wrote an account of his years in prison.