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Rajendra Trivedi files papers for Speaker post 18.2.2018 DNA: Mumbai
Rajendra Trivedi, BJP MLA from Raopura constituency in Vadodara district, on Saturday filed nomination for the post of Speaker of Fourteenth Legislative Assembly of Gujarat. State BJP president Jitu Vaghani made the announcement on Friday in Bhavnagar. Trivedi first went to Shree Kamalam, BJP state headquarters , where he tendered his resignation from the primary membership of the party. He then filed his nomination in Gandhinagar in presence of Chief Minister Vijay Rupani, Deputy Chief Minister Nitin Patel and Leader of the Opposition Paresh Dhanani. He will resume office on Monday. Opposition Congress also supported his candidature. Talking to media persons, Trivedi said he would fulfil his duties without bias and uphold the tradition of Speaker of the House. Trivedi, an advocate, is a second-time MLA. He began his political career when he became a corporator of Baroda Municipal Corporation (BMC) in 2005. He became an MLA in 2012 from Raopura for the first time. He was Minister of State for Cultural ...
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11 CMs face criminal cases, 25 crorepati: Report 12.2.2018 General News
Eleven chief ministers have criminal cases registered against them and 25 are crorepatis, said a report on Monday.The Association for Democratic Reforms (ADR) and National Election Watch (NEW) released their latest report which says, "Out of the all 31 Chief Ministers analysed from State Assemblies and Union Territories, 11 (35 percent) Chief Ministers have declared criminal cases against themselves."According to the report; Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar, Maharashtra Chief Minister Devendra Fadnavis, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath, Telangana Chief Minister K.C. Rao, Kerala Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Mehbooba Mufti, Puducherry Chief Minister V. Narayanasamy, Andhra Pradesh Chandrababu Naidu, Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh have criminal cases registered against them.Maharashtra Chief Minister Fadnavis tops the list with 22 criminal cases, ..
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Election results of 20 Assembly seats challenged in Gujarat High Court; petitioners raise issue of faulty EVMs 9.2.2018 Latest News Politics on Firstpost
Election results of 20 Assembly constituencies in Gujarat have been challenged before the High Court by losing candidates, who have filed separate election petitions.
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Results of 20 Assembly seats challenged in Gujarat HC 8.2.2018 General News
Election results of 20 Assembly constituencies in Gujarat have been challenged before the High Court by losing candidates, who have filed separate election petitions. Elections to the 182-member Gujarat Assembly were held in December last year. Election petitions have been filed with regard to Jamalpur-Khadia, Patan, Gandhinagar (N), Botad, Dholka, Himmatnagar, Varachha Road, Limbayat, Gariyadhar, Godhra, Danilimda, Prantij, Santrampur, Mandvi, Porbandar, Vagra, Martar, Dabhoi, Kamrej and Devbhoomi Dwarka seats. Congress candidates had won from four of these seats, while the rest went to the BJP. Petitioners have raised various issues, including use of "faulty" electronic voting machines (EVMs) to challenge the outcome. They have demanded cancellation of election results and fresh elections. Some of these constituencies are now represented by ruling BJP's senior leaders like Bhupendrasinh Chudasama (Dholka), Saurabh Patel (Botad) and Babu Bokhiriya (Porbandar). In ...
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BJP uses polarisation as tool: Cong 5.2.2018 General News
The Congress today accused the BJP of using polarisation as a "tool" when it loses on all other fronts. Speaking to reporters here, Congress leader Pramod Tiwari said his party does not believe in the politics of polarisation and makes efforts to ensure it does not happen. "Polarisation is a tool used by the BJP after it loses on all other fronts," he said. The Congress leader, however, evaded a question on his party's chief minister in Karnataka Siddharamaiah raising the 2002 Godhra riots issue ahead of elections in the state, saying he was not aware of the speech as he was in Parliament. He said Karnataka has been a "model state" even if one looks at the data provided by the Centre, and contradicted the figures cited by Prime Minister Narendra Modi in his speech yesterday. "If there is any model state, it is Karnataka," he said. Tiwari also criticised the use of force by the police in eliminating criminals during encounters and said force should be used to arrest a ...
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Godhra train burning accused held after 16 years 30.1.2018 Hindu: National
The Gujarat Police on January 30 arrested an accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage. Yakub Pataliya, 63, was on the run for the last 16 years He was arrested from Godhra by a police team after the...
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On the run for 16 years, Godhra train burning accused held 30.1.2018 Rediff: News
Yakub Pataliya, 63, was arrested from Godhra by a team of B Division police in the town after they received a tip-off that he was spotted in a locality on Tuesday, the official said.
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Godhra train burning: accused held after 16 years 30.1.2018 deccanherald.com
On the run for the last 16 years, an accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage was on Tuesday arrested by the Gujarat Police, an official said. Yakub Pataliya (63) was arrested from Godhra by a team of B Division police in the town after they received a tip-off that he was spotted in a locality on Tuesday morning, the official said. "During patrolling, a team of Godhra B Division police received information about the presence of the accused. He was arrested soon after," the official said. He will be handed over to the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is investigating the case, the official said. Pataliya is accused of being a part of the mob that torched the coaches of Sabarmati Express near Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002, killing 59 kar sevaks and triggering statewide riots. An FIR was registered against him in September 2002 and he faces charges under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 143 and 149 (unlawful assembly), 147 and 148 (rioting armed with deadly weapons), 332 and 352 ...
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Godhra train burning: Accused held after 16 years 30.1.2018 General News
On the run for the last 16 years, an accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage was today arrested by the Gujarat Police, an official said. Yakub Pataliya (63) was arrested from Godhra by a team of B Division police in the town after they received a tip-off that he was spotted in a locality this morning, the official said. "During patrolling, a team of Godhra B Division police received information about the presence of the accused. He was arrested soon after," the official said. He will be handed over to the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which is investigating the case, the official said. Pataliya is accused of being a part of the mob that torched the coaches of Sabarmati Express near Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002, killing 59 kar sevaks and triggering state-wide riots. An FIR was registered against him in September 2002 and he faces charges under sections 307 (attempt to murder), 143 and 149 (unlawful assembly), 147 and 148 (rioting armed with deadly ...
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IM co-founder wanted revenge for Godhra riots, say police 24.1.2018 Hindu: Home
‘Has admitted to role in Gujarat blasts, Mumbai train blasts’
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Human chain: BJP, RJD in war of words; Cong warns MLC for 23.1.2018 General News
A war of words has broken out between the BJP and the RJD over the number of people in yesterday's state-wide human chain, that the opposition party has termed as "super flop". The Congress, meanwhile, took exception to party MLC Ramchandra Bharti for taking part in human chain organised by the state government to send a message against the practices of dowry and child marriage. "After going through the reports of various editions of different newspapers, it can easily be said that it was super-flop," RJD vice-president Shivanand Tiwary said. The number of participants in this human chain was not even one fourth of the one organised last year in support of liquor ban when the RJD shared power with JD(U), he claimed. He dared the state government to make public photos of the human chain clicked with the help of 40 drones. No official version has come out so far on the number of people in yesterday's human chain. The state government had last year claimed that over four ...
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Bilkis Bano's plea for exemplary compensation highlights how the judiciary failed her by ignoring state's responsibility 13.1.2018 Latest News India on Firstpost
Bilkis Bano, the 2002 Gujarat gangrape and communal violence survivor, has been fighting for justice.
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2002 Gulberg Society massacre accused held after almost 16 yrs 10.1.2018 General News
An accused in the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre case, absconding for almost 16 years, was arrested in the city today, police said. Ashish Pandey, one of the five absconding accused in the case, was arrested from Aslali locality by Crime Branch sleuths, a police official said. A mob had attacked Gulberg Society, a pre-dominantly Muslim colony here, on February 28, 2002, killing 69 persons including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri. It was one of the worst incidents of violence during the post-Godhra riots. "Pandey was absconding ever since he was named as an accused in the FIR lodged in 2002 after the incident. He lived in Naroda locality with his family, but had fled to evade arrest and thereafter lived in different cities including Haridwar and Vapi and worked in the transport business," said the official. Police had got a tip-off that Pandey was in the city in connection with his work, he said. He was handed over to the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which probed the ..
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Husband, 5 in-laws get life term over dowry death in UP 6.1.2018 General News
A local court today awarded life imprisonment to a man and his five family members for killing his wife over dowry 10 years ago. Additional District Sessions Judge Rajesh Bhardwaj also imposed a fine of Rs 2,000 each on them, holding them guilty under Sections 304B (dowry death), 498A (cruelty by husband or a relative of the husband) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and relevant sections of the Dowry Prohibition Act, government lawyer Yogesh Sharma said. Rajni, who got married to Sachin in 2002, was gunned down by him in their house in the district in 2008, when her family failed to meet the dowry demand. She was repeatedly harassed over dowry by Sachin and his family members.
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Karnataka rejects NIA probe into murder of 'Hindu activist' 4.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
Karnataka Home Minister Ramalinga Reddy on Thursday rejected the opposition BJP's demand for a National Investigation Agency inquiry into the murder of a "Hindu activist".
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Congress, BJP spar in LS over Maharashtra violence 3.1.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Congress and the BJP clashed in the Lok Sabha on Wednesday over the Maharashtra violence which left a young man dead.
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BJP workers-police clash over 'love-jihad' in Ghaziabad 22.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) workers on Friday clashed with police in Ghaziabad over the marriage of a Hindu girl with a Muslim boy, which the activists described as a case of "love-jihad".
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Gujarat election 2017: Here are the top 10 things to know about the results 19.12.2017 Zee News : States
It is the first time in 22 years that the BJP has ruled Gujarat that its tally has fallen below 99.
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Urban-rural divide between BJP, Congress comes to fore in Gujarat results 19.12.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Gujarat Assembly election results have thrown up the trend of an urban-rural divide between the ruling BJP and the Congress as was seen during the 2015 civic polls in the state, a phenomenon that was also noticed during the local polls in Uttar Pradesh.
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Many stalwarts bite the dust 19.12.2017 Hindu: Home
The Assembly polls in Gujarat saw several stalwarts and top leaders from the BJP and the Congress biting the dust. Several Ministers, the Assembly Speaker and former Ministers of the ruling party los...
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