Gujarat

Sanjiv Bhatt moves HC on sharing IB documents

Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and People’s Union for Civil Liberties (PUCL) have moved Gujarat high court once again complaining that the state government has refused to part with more than five IB documents pertaining to the 2002 riots for his inspection.The court on Monday issued notice to the state government and kept further hearing […]

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Nelson Mandela Anti – apartheid hero and South Africa’s former president dies at 95 in Johannesburg

Nelson Mandela, the revered icon of South Africa’s anti-apartheid struggle and a towering figure of 20th century politics, died Thursday aged 95. The Nobel Peace laureate, who was elected South Africa’s first black president after spending nearly three decades as a political prisoner, died at his Johannesburg home surrounded by his family, after a long […]

Gujarat India

Narendra Modi writes to Prime Minister on Communal violence bill as ill-conceived

Bharatiya Janata Party’s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday opposed the communal violence bill terming it as “ill-conceived, poorly drafted and a recipe for disaster.”The bill has earlier been strongly opposed by chief ministers of West Bengal, Tamil Nadu, Madhya Pradesh and Odisha.Calling the timing of communal violence bill “suspicious”, Modi said that “political […]

Gujarat India

Parliament adjourned on Communal Violence bill

No business could be transacted on the first day of Parliament’s Winter Session, which began on Thursday, as the Opposition strongly opposed the Centre’s move to bring the Anti-Communal Violence Bill among other important legislations.According to reports, both houses of Parliament were adjourned for the day after obituary references. Minutes ahead of the commencement of […]