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People not wearing masks are violating rights of others: SC

04 Dec 2020

People not wearing masks are violating rights of others: SC

The Supreme Court said on Thursday that those who chose to not wear masks in public places were violating the right to life of everyone else.

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

28 May 2020

Gujarat: Ahmedabad Medical Association files PIL over COVID-19 testing

The Ahmedabad Medical Association has filed a Public interest Litigation (PIL) in the Gujarat High Court over COVID-19 testing in private labs.

Man slaps 'Hitler' Hardik Patel at rally, explains his act

19 Apr 2019

Man slaps 'Hitler' Hardik Patel at rally, explains his act

In an unprecedented incident, a man slapped Congress leader Hardik Patel at a rally in Sundernagar in Gujarat, on Friday.

2002 Godhra incident: Yakub Pataliya sentenced to life imprisonment

20 Mar 2019

2002 Godhra incident: Yakub Pataliya sentenced to life imprisonment

On Wednesday, a special SIT court in Gujarat sentenced Yakub Pataliya to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident.

Senior Gujarat BJP leader shot dead in moving train

08 Jan 2019

Senior Gujarat BJP leader shot dead in moving train

Senior Gujarat BJP leader and former MLA Jayanti Bhanushali was shot dead by unidentified persons while he was traveling in a train in the wee hours today, police said.

Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January

03 Dec 2018

Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January

The Supreme Court today deferred till the third week of January the hearing on a plea filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots.

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

02 Nov 2018

Supreme Court welcomes four new judges, strength rises to 28

The number of Supreme Court judges now stands at 28, as it welcomed Justices Hemant Gupta, R Subhash Reddy, MR Shah and Ajay Rastogi, in its fold.

Gujarat CID arrests former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in 1996-case

05 Sep 2018

Gujarat CID arrests former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in 1996-case

Former Gujarat IPS officer, Sanjiv Bhatt, was arrested on Wednesday for allegedly framing a lawyer, wrongfully, in a 1996 case.

Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex

19 Jul 2018

Gujarat: Wife wants husband punished for forcing oral sex

A Gujarat woman has approached the court seeking stringent action against her husband for forcing her to perform oral sex in their four years of marriage.

SC to hear Ahmed Patel's plea against petition challenging RS-election

02 Jul 2018

SC to hear Ahmed Patel's plea against petition challenging RS-election

The Supreme Court will hear Congress leader Ahmed Patel's petition seeking a direction to the Gujarat High Court to not proceed with a plea challenging his election to the Rajya Sabha on July 9.

Gujarat HC refuses to stay JEE-Advanced results; students seek re-evaluation

07 Jun 2018

Gujarat HC refuses to stay JEE-Advanced results; students seek re-evaluation

The Gujarat HC today refused to stay the results of the 2018 JEE (Advanced) examination scheduled to be declared on June 10, saying the announcement of the results has all India ramification.

Godhra riots: Gujarat HC gives verdict on Ode massacre

11 May 2018

Godhra riots: Gujarat HC gives verdict on Ode massacre

A division bench of the Gujarat High Court acquitted three and reinforced the verdict handed by a special court to 19 others in the Ode massacre case where 23 Muslims were burnt alive during the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002.

Congress reaches SC, demanding re-look into CJI impeachment motion

07 May 2018

Congress reaches SC, demanding re-look into CJI impeachment motion

The Congress seems determined to take its impeachment motion against Chief Justice (CJI) Dipak Misra to its logical conclusion.

'Godman' Asaram sentenced to life for raping a 16-year-old

25 Apr 2018

'Godman' Asaram sentenced to life for raping a 16-year-old

Self-styled godman Asaram, accused of raping a 16-year-old girl in 2013, has been found guilty by a Jodhpur court.

Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

20 Apr 2018

Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

The Gujarat HC has acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riots case, ruling it had found no criminal conspiracy and that none of the witnesses was reliable.

No marital-rape, but oral-sex is 'cruelty': Gujarat High Court

03 Apr 2018

No marital-rape, but oral-sex is 'cruelty': Gujarat High Court

Indian laws do not acknowledge 'marital rape' if the woman is aged over 18, meaning husbands can legally have forced sex with their wives.

Aadhaar not mandatory for NEET, other entrance test aspirants

08 Mar 2018

Aadhaar not mandatory for NEET, other entrance test aspirants

In a relief for NEET and other entrance exam aspirants, the SC has ruled that organizers cannot insist on Aadhaar for appearing in the test.

Marriages fixed on Facebook bound to fail: Gujarat HC

27 Jan 2018

Marriages fixed on Facebook bound to fail: Gujarat HC

"Modern marriages fixed on Facebook" are bound to fail, observed the Gujarat HC as it heard a domestic violence case of a young couple.

Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC

08 Dec 2017

Woman doesn't lose own religion by marrying outside faith: SC

The SC has ruled that a woman marrying outside her faith doesn't automatically adopt her husband's religion, and retains her own religious identity.

Gujarat HC rejects Wire's plea against gag-order over Jay Shah

28 Nov 2017

Gujarat HC rejects Wire's plea against gag-order over Jay Shah

The Gujarat HC has dismissed The Wire's plea against a gag order by a lower court.

Jay Shah fails to turn up, 'The Wire' case adjourned

13 Nov 2017

Jay Shah fails to turn up, 'The Wire' case adjourned

A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad adjourned the hearing in the criminal defamation case that Jay Shah, BJP chief Amit Shah's son, had filed against The Wire.

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

04 Nov 2017

Akshardham temple terror-attack case: Key accused arrested after 15 years

Fifteen years after the deadly terror strike on the Akshardham Temple in Gujarat's Gandhinagar in September 2002, the Ahmedabad Crime Branch Police arrested Ajmeri Abdul Rashid, a key accused in the case.

HC notice to EC, Ahmed Patel over Gujarat RS polls

21 Aug 2017

HC notice to EC, Ahmed Patel over Gujarat RS polls

The Congress' victory in the Gujarat Rajya Sabha polls was a fluke: party candidate Ahmed Patel won only because two votes by rebel members of the Congress were declared invalid.

RBI seeks regulator for spot exchanges

27 Sep 2016

RBI seeks regulator for spot exchanges

RBI has requested the Finance Ministry to appoint a regulator for monitoring spot exchanges in the country.

Gujarat's HC partly cancels ordinance on eliminating NRI quota

18 Aug 2016

Gujarat's HC partly cancels ordinance on eliminating NRI quota

Gujarat's High Court today partly cancelled an ordinance that targeted the elimination of the NRI quota in the state's medical colleges.

Gujarat Govt to appeal against HC's EBC order

06 Aug 2016

Gujarat Govt to appeal against HC's EBC order

Gujarat High Court (HC) quashed a 10% quota for Economically Backward Classes (EBC) announced by the Gujarat Government.