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    Cops in 6 cities to conduct crime scene videography

    New Delhi: In a giant leap towards digitisation of criminal investigation, police in six major cities, including Delhi and Mumbai, will mandatorily conduct videography of a crime scene, the Centre has told the Supreme Court. Besides Delhi and Mumbai, the other cities where videography of crime scenes would be mandatory are Hyderabad, Ahmedabad, Bangalore and Chandigarh.

  • Hardik Patel breaks his indefinite hunger strike after 19 days; no negotiation in sight

    Ahmedabad: Quota spearhead Hardik Patel ended his indefinite fast Wednesday after 19 days, even as there were no talks between him and the Gujarat government over the leader’s demands for reservation to Patidars and farm loan waiver. Hardik broke the fast by having lemonade from the hands of Patidar community leaders Naresh Patel and C K Patel. After ending his fast, the quota leader said, “The fight

  • Hardik continues fast for quota from hospital bed

    AHMEDABAD: Patidar leader Hardik Patel’s indefinite fast for reservation for his community and farm loan waiver entered 15th day Saturday as he continued his agitation from a hospital bed.

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    In a first, Ahmedabad-Mumbai bullet train to have automatic rail track fracture detection system

    Ahmedabad: In a first for India, authorities have decided to install automatic rail track fracture detection system across the 508 km bullet train project connecting Mumbai and Ahmedabad to prevent accidents. The bullet trains will be laced with advanced fire detection system and anti-derailment measures while protecting the structures from earthquake-related incidents.

  • Sedition case: Ahmedabad Court asks Hardik Patel to be present on September 14

    Ahmedabad: A court here asked today Patidar quota agitation leader Hardik Patel — who has launched an indefinite fast from his house — to appear before it on September 14 in connection with a sedition case. The sessions court will start framing of charges in the case against Patel and two of his former aides from September 14. Framing of charges is a process after which the trial starts.

  • Ahmedabad : One body recovered, 4 rescued in Odhav building collapse

    Ahmedabad: A body was recovered from the debris of the two building blocks that collapsed in a government colony in Gujarat’s Ahemedabad city following rains, an official said today. While four people were rescued after the four-storey building blocks located in Odhav locality collapsed last night, some were feared trapped under the debris. “After 12 hours of rescue operation, we recovered a body crushed under the debris. The four rescued people had received injuries

  • Ahmedabad: 3 rescued, 6 feared trapped in Odhav building collapse

    Ahmedabad (Gujarat): Three people have been rescued, while five to six people are still feared trapped under the debris of a four-storey building which collapsed on Sunday in Ahmedabad’s Odhav area.

  • Rafale row: Anil Ambani files `5,000 cr defamation

    Ahmedabad : Anil Ambani’s Reliance Group companies have filed a Rs 5,000-crore defamation suit against Congress-owned ‘National Herald’, claiming an article published in the newspaper regarding the Rafale fighter deal was “libellous and derogatory”.

  • Patidar quota: Hardik goes on indefinite fast

    Ahmedabad: Patidar leader Hardik Patel began an indefinite fast at his sprawling farmhouse in Ahmedabad on Saturday to press for quota for the community after the Gujarat government refused permission for various protest venues he had sought.

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    We created flood fury because of our folly

    Mumbai and Delhi have been victims of floods that of our own making. We have made vertical walls on the banks of the Sabarmati River in Ahmedabad, Mithi in Mumbai and Gomati in Lucknow. This has freed a large part of the riverbed for property development. That is fine as long as there are no floods in the river. The river flows peacefully within the retaining walls. But the situation turns dramatically

  • Vanzara’s role clear in Ishrat encounter: Court

    Ahmedabad : A special CBI court here has said that prima facie former police officer D G Vanzara’s role was “clear and greater” than that of former DGP P P Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan case.

  • Land grab, Sabarmati Ashram inmates demolish wall

    Ahmedabad : Inmates of the Sabarmati Ashram here on Monday claimed to have demolished a ‘wall’ which they said was built by the trustees of an affiliate body to grab a piece of land inside the ashram.

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