Gujarat Police: News

27 Jan 2023

Morbi

Morbi bridge collapse: Police names Oreva Group MD as accused

The Gujarat Police on Friday named Jaysukh Patel, the managing director of Ajanta Manufacturing Private Limited (AMPL), OREVA Group, as one of the ten accused in the Morbi bridge collapse tragedy, in which 135 people lost their lives.

25 Jan 2023

Gujarat

2002 Gujarat riots: 22 accused of killing 17 Muslims acquitted

A Gujarat court acquitted 22 persons accused of killing 17 Muslims during the riots in 2002 due to a "lack of evidence," PTI reported.

Gujarat: BSF jawan protesting daughter's obscene video lynched, 7 arrested

A Border Security Force (BSF) jawan, Melaji Vaghela, was allegedly beaten to death and his son injured in Gujarat's Nadiad on Saturday night after he objected to the circulation of an inappropriate video of his minor daughter.

05 Dec 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat elections: 'Underdeveloped' villages in Kheda, Mehsana districts boycott polling

Muslim voters in Undhela village of Gujarat's Kheda district on Monday boycotted the assembly elections as they were allegedly upset with the public flogging of some Muslim men by police in October, NDTV reported.

04 Oct 2022

Vadodara

Gujarat: 40 arrested after communal clashes in Vadodara

Forty people were arrested after communal clashes broke out in Gujarat's Vadodara on Monday.

30 Aug 2022

Vadodara

Gujarat: Clashes erupt in Vadodara during Ganesh procession, 13 detained

In a minor communal incident, the members of two communities clashed and threw stones at each other in Vadodara, Gujarat, on Monday.

26 Jul 2022

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

Gujarat hooch tragedy: 21 dead, given 'chemicals' instead of alcohol

At least 21 people reportedly died from consuming spurious liquor in a hooch tragedy in Gujarat's Botad and Ahmedabad districts.

25 Jul 2022

Gujarat

Gujarat: Man kills drug addict son, grinds body parts; arrested

A 62-year-old man was arrested for reportedly killing his 21-year-old drug addict son, grinding his body parts, and disposing of them in two locations in Gujarat's Ahmedabad, the Gujarat Police said on Sunday.

Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar sent to 14-day judicial custody

Activist Teesta Setalvad and former DGP RB Sreekumar were sent to 14-day judicial custody by a magisterial court following the end of their police remand on Saturday.

Gujarat riots: Meet Teesta Setalvad, the co-petitioner against PM Modi

Teesta Setalvad—a Mumbai-based journalist and activist is the secretary and founding trustee of the non-profit organization Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP)—which was founded after the 2002 Gujarat riots.

08 Jun 2022

Twitter

Varun Dhawan offers help to fan facing domestic abuse

Actor Varun Dhawan promised to help a fan after they posted a series of tweets alleging domestic abuse against their father.

18 Feb 2022

Gujarat

38 awarded death sentence in 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts case

A special court on Friday (February 18) pronounced death sentence for 38 convicts in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial bombings case.

23 Sep 2021

Gujarat

Gujarat: Woman forcefully puts minor's hand in boiling oil; arrested

A woman in Gujarat's Patan district allegedly forced her 11-year-old neighbor to put her hand in a pan of boiling oil to prove that she was not lying, police said on Thursday.

25 Aug 2021

Gujarat

Man seals private parts with adhesive to avoid pregnancy; dies

A 25-year-old man in Gujarat allegedly died after using a strong epoxy adhesive to seal his private parts instead of using a condom during sex.

18 Aug 2021

Gujarat

Gujarat: Two killed in accident; two drown during religious event

Two people were killed when a car hit them in Gujarat's Banaskantha district, while, two persons drowned in a river during a religious program in Anand district on Wednesday, the police said.

29 Jun 2021

Gujarat

Dang in Gujarat makes clicking selfies a criminal offense

Clicking selfies has been made a criminal offense in Gujarat's Dang district in a bid to check accidents due to such activities, officials said on Tuesday.

29 Jun 2021

Ahmedabad

Speeding car runs over family asleep on footpath in Ahmedabad

A woman was killed while her husband and two children were injured after a speeding car ran over them when they were sleeping on a footpath in Ahmedabad, Gujarat in the wee hours of Tuesday, police said.

17 Jun 2021

Gujarat

Gujarat: Teenage tribal couple thrashed for eloping; three people arrested

A young tribal couple from a remote village in Gujarat's Chhotaudepur district was allegedly thrashed with sticks for eloping by five men, including family members of the teenage girl, in the presence of villagers, police said on Wednesday, adding three accused were arrested.

12 May 2021

Coronavirus

Gujarat: Over one lakh cops deployed to enforce COVID-19 rules

More than one lakh police personnel have been deployed across Gujarat to ensure strict enforcement of COVID-19 guidelines in light of the recent rise in infections, an official said on Wednesday.

12 May 2020

Gujarat

Gujarat: Article over CM Rupani's replacement lands news-editor in soup

The Gujarat Police has detained the editor of a Gujarati news website for allegedly suggesting in a news item that CM Vijay Rupani may be removed from his post.

22 Nov 2019

India

Police says Nithyananda fled country; government has no formal information

On Thursday, the Ministry of External Affairs said that it has no formal information on self-styled godman Swami Nithyananda fleeing the country.

19 Oct 2019

Yogi Adityanath

Kamlesh Tiwari murder: 3 arrested; 2 others on the run

A day after the murder of Kamlesh Tiwari, founder of the Hindu Samaj Party, three people have been arrested in a joint operation between Uttar Pradesh and Gujarat Police.

17 Sep 2018

Gujarat

Gujarat: Police bust fake currency printing racket; one arrested

Police in Gujarat's Jamnagar city busted a fake currency note printing racket last Tuesday and arrested a person in this connection from his residence in Shastrinagar.

27 Aug 2018

Hyderabad

2007 Hyderabad blasts case judgment to be delivered on Sept-4

A local court in Hyderabad today said the judgment in the 2007 Hyderabad twin-bomb blasts case will be delivered on September 4.

04 Aug 2018

Vadodara

55-year-old Vadodara aunty's 'Kiki Challenge' video goes viral

A Kiki dance challenge video of a 55-year-old woman, a Vadodara city resident, has gone viral on social media in Gujarat, even as police in several states have warned people not to perform such acts.

06 Jul 2018

India

Congress accuses BJP of being involved in mega bitcoin scam

The Indian National Congress (INC) has accused the Bharatiya Janta Party (BJP) of being involved in a "mega Bitcoin scam" worth anything between Rs. 5,000 crore and Rs. 88,000 crore.

Asaram rape-case: Jodhpur Court to pronounce verdict on April 25

A special SC/ST court here today reserved its order for April 25 in a 2012 rape case against self-styled godman Asaram after the final arguments were completed.

11 Jan 2018

Delhi Police

LeT terrorist behind Red Fort attack arrested after 17 years

Bilal Ahmed Kawa, a key suspect involved in the December 22, 2000 terror shoot-out at Red Fort, was arrested on Wednesday evening from Delhi airport.

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.

28 Jul 2017

India

Parliament day 10: 'Stop murder of Constitution, democracy!'

On Day 10 of the monsoon session of parliament, the House witnessed noisy protests by the opposition, who claimed the ruling BJP was misusing Gujarat Police.

27 May 2017

Gujarat

Crisis at Tata power plant averted with robot's help

The Tata Power Plant in Mundra (Gujarat) was staring at expenditures worth crores after a 2kg hammer fell into a high-pressure steam pipe during a maintenance drive.

Geeta Johri of Sohrabuddin infamy becomes Guj DGP

Police officer Geeta Johri who investigated the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case has been appointed Gujarat's DGP, the first woman to lead the police force.

08 Nov 2016

Delhi

Sohrabuddin encounter plea against Amit Shah rejected

A plea seeking review of the Supreme Court's decision which gave a clean chit to BJP president Amit Shah in the case of fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh was rejected by the apex court.

02 Aug 2016

Delhi

Supreme Court rejects plea against Amit Shah

On 1st August, 2016, a plea filed against the discharge of Amit Shah in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake-encounter case was rejected by the apex court in Delhi.