Friday, 18 January, 2019

Topic: Gujarat

Image of Ranjan Gogoi | Manisha Mondal/

SC orders disclosing Bedi panel’s report on Gujarat alleged fake encounters to petitioners

The Supreme Court bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi said it would later decide on whether it will accept Justice Bedi committee's final report.
File Photo of Kausar Bi and Sohrabuddin Sheikh | Facebook/Hindustan United Movement

CBI court acquits all 22 accused in Sohrabuddin & Prajapati ‘fake encounters’

The special CBI court which delivered the verdict said the prosecution failed to provide satisfactory evidence against the accused. Mumbai: A speci...
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Pritish Nandy refuses to believe he mistook another Sardar Patel statue for Statue of Unity

Nandy tweeted an image of a bronze sculpture of Sardar Patel, made by Jashuben Shilpi, to claim Statue of Unity has no resemblance to Patel’s actual face.

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Akshardham temple in Gujarat

Accused in 2002 Akshardham temple attack in Gujarat arrested

Mohammed Farooq Shaikh was nabbed by the crime branch from Ahmedabad airport, soon after his arrival from Riyadh in Saudi Arabia.
Gujarat Ayurved University | Facebook

Gujarat Ayurved university claims big breakthrough in combating ageing, gets govt backing

Study by Gujarat Ayurved University claims Giloy increases lifespan of fruit flies. AYUSH ministry wants research extended to humans.
Tourists at the site of Statue of Unity | By Special Arrangement

Crowds overwhelm Statue of Unity, expose teething issues at site

Authorities at the Statue of Unity were underprepared to deal with the influx as long queues spark heated arguments   
Narendra Modi infront of Sardar Patel's Statue of Unity | @PMOIndia/Twitter

India’s infrastructure could use a dose of ironclad resolve that got Statue of Unity done

Larsen & Toubro Ltd. took less than three years to erect the statue. By comparison, China needed 11 years to construct its Buddha.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi with BJP president Amit Shah | Atul Yadav/PTI

Five reasons why Modi-Shah’s ‘politics of fear’ is not a good strategy for 2019

The politics of fear may alienate voters who flocked to the BJP in 2014, on its promise of fulfilling aspirations.
Statue of Unity | @narendramodi/ Twitter

In Modi’s Statue of Unity show, a cocktail of politics, symbolism & BJP’s changed dynamics

Attempts to glorify Sardar Patel are a part of Modi govt’s larger efforts to give due recognition to national 'heroes' outside the Nehru-Gandhi dynasty.
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Does sedition law apply to JNU & Assam cases or is it being used as tool to stifle dissent?

Ten JNU students, including Kanhaiya Kumar, Umar Khalid and Anirban Bhattacharya have been charge-sheeted under the sedition law for raising ‘anti-India’ slogan...