Tuesday, March 5, 2013

latest news

lectricity rates might increase in Gujarat: Minister

Minister of State for Energy Saurabh Patel today claimed that a 5.7 per cent increase in freight in Railway budget would make electricity six paisa per unit costlier in Gujarat.

Ahmedabad blasts: Cops to seek custody of terror suspect Manzar Imam

The Crime Branch of the city police will seek the custody of terror suspect Manzar Imam, arrested in Ranchi, who is an accused in the 2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts, a senior police official said on Monday.

Suspended Gujarat ACP Amin faces arrest in 







Ishrat encounter case

A local court has allowed CBI to arrest suspended Gujarat ACP Narendra Amin in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case.

Narendra Modi holds closed-door meeting with Rajnath Singh

Speculation over Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi being given a bigger role in the BJP at the national level grew further as he held a closed-door meeting with party president Rajnath Singh.

Two arrested for theft in Darbargadh palace

A security guard and his brother have been arrested for involvement in a theft at Darbargadh, the palace of Jamnagar Maharajah Shatrusalya Sinh.


Ishrat Jahan case: Arrested Gujarat IPS officer resigns

The CBI arrested GL Singhal, an Indian Police Service officer, during a raid at his house and offices in Ahmedabad.













 Valuables worth over Rs 12 lakh stolen from Darbargadh palace

Valuables like silver utensils and antique items worth Rs 12.57 lakh have been stolen from Darbargadh, the palace of Jamnagar Maharajah Shatrusalya, police said on Friday.

Naroda Patiya riots case: Petition in Gujarat High Court

Petition by victims of Naroda Patiya riots of 2002 has been filed in Gujarat High Court, seeking direction to Special Investigation Team (SIT) to file report on investigation into "larger conspiracy".



Ishrat Jahan case: Two police officers remanded in custody for 6 days

Setting aside order of lower court, Special CBI Sessions Court remanded senior police officers Girish Singhal and J G Parmar, arrested in connection with Ishrat Jahan encounter case, to 6 day custody.

A Congress MP suggested on Friday that the projection of Gujarat Chief Minister as the PM candidate would be a godsend for the ruling party at the Centre.

Gujarat minister ready to quit if proved wrong

Gujarat Finance Minister Nitin Patel on Friday said he was ready to step down or retire from politics.



‘Teesta Setalvad minting money in riot victims’ name’

Several residents of the Gulberg Society have accused activist Teesta Setalvad.

Sabarmati Jail tunnel case: Police get custody of five accused

A magistrate`s court here remanded the five accused of Ahmedabad serial blast case to police custody till March 5 in connection with the unsuccessful jail-break conspiracy at Sabarmati Central Jail.




Two women die of swine flu in Rajkot

Two women succumbed to H1N1 virus at Rajkot civil hospital Thursday morning even as Gujarat health secretary met doctors here and formed a rapid action team to control spread of the disease in city.

Budget lacks strategy and vision for India`s development: Modi

Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday said that the UPA government`s budget lacks a growth strategy and vision to develop India`s economy.




Modi best choice for PM, says Ram Jethmalani

Batting for Narendra Modi as PM candidate, Rajya Sabha MP Ram Jethmalani said the Gujarat Chief Minister would be the best choice for the post.