India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 2, 2015
In a stern message to the Patel quota agitation leaders, Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today said those found guilty of disturbing peace in the state will not be spared by police.
India News | Friday October 2, 2015
A senior Gujarat police officer who allegedly held a group of policemen captive in his garage for over 12 hours has been asked to go on leave till the completion of probe.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 24, 2015
The language used by Hardik Patel, the 22-year-old leader of Patel quota agitation, at a public meeting at Tenpur village in Aravali district two days ago amounted to 'sedition', the Gujarat police today said in an affidavit in the High Court.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Mala Das (with inputs from Agencies) | Wednesday September 23, 2015
Hardik Patel, who is spearheading an agitation for reservation for the powerful Patel community in Gujarat, must be produced before it by Thursday, the Gujarat High Court told the state government in a late night order after his lawyers claimed that he had been detained by the police illegally.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday September 14, 2015
Sacked Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhat has moved the Supreme Court, seeking an investigation into the role of BJP chief Amit Shah and two others for what he called their role in trying to subvert the process of justice in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 11, 2015
Patel quota agitation leader Hardik Patel and his supporters were today stopped by police from meeting Gujarat Minister of State for Home Rajni Patel at a function in Mehsana today.
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 7, 2015
Hardik Patel, leader of the Patel quota agitation in Gujarat, was stopped by the Police from meeting a local legislator in Ahmedabad today, after his organisation, the Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti (PAAS), had earlier announced that they launch a drive to know whether Patel legislators in the state support their quota agitation or not.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday September 4, 2015
The city crime branch today recorded the statements of senior police officials present during the lathi charge at the Patel quota rally at GMDC ground on August 25 in order to find out the exact situation at that time.
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 3, 2015
A close aide of quota agitation leader Hardik Patel has been accused of duping a cotton trader and a ginning mill owner from Gujarat to the tune of over Rs 1 crore, police said on Wednesday.
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.