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Gujarat government to reply to PILs challenging EWS quota 22.6.2016 All News-IANS Stories
The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday asked the state government to file an affidavit in response to four petitions challenging the 10 per cent reservation in government jobs and educational institutes for Economically Weaker Sections (EWS) from the ...
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Breaking stereotypes, transgender priestess performs last rites of father in Gujarat 22.6.2016 DNA: Urban Tales
Breaking away from tradition, a 55-year-old transgender woman performed the last rites of her father at a village in Gujarat's Panchmahals district. Puja Masi performed the last rites of her 100-year-old father Samantsinh B Gohil, who was a carpenter as well as a farmer, at Dhanol village under Godhra taluka of the neighbouring Panchmahals district on Tuesday. "My father was 100 years old. He had two wives," she said. Gohil is survived by Puja and her elder brother. Puja claimed that her father had earlier instructed all the family members to allow her to perform his last rites. She led the funeral procession and lit the pyre after reaching the crematorium. Puja is a priestess at a temple of Goddess Meldi Mata located in ...
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Gulberg case: Life term until death for 11 22.6.2016 FrontLine: Home
ON June 2, a special sessions court in Ahmedabad delivered the much-awaited judgment on the Gulberg Society massacre case. Justice P.B. Desai convicted 24 of the 66 accused—11 for murder and 13 fo...
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Letters to the Editor 22.6.2016 FrontLine: Other
Modi’s government I LIKE Frontline for its fearless reporting of harsh ground realities, and the Cover Story (“Rhet...
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On the trail of the real culprits 21.6.2016 FrontLine: Books
Interview with Rana Ayyub, author of Gujarat Files. By ZIYA US SALAM
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fl08 letters 21.6.2016 FrontLine: Home
Modi’s government I LIKE Frontline for its fearless reporting of harsh ground realities, and the Cover Story (“Rhetoric and reality”, June 24) is an example of this. ...
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2008 Ahmedabad serial blasts: Key accused arrested in Karnataka 21.6.2016 Rediff: News
The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad has arrested an alleged Students Islamic Movement of India operative, who was wanted in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in the city, from Belgam in Karnataka.
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Gujarat blasts kingpin held in Belagavi 20.6.2016 deccanherald.com

Nasir Rangrez (38), the key accused in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in Ahmedabad, was picked up by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Belagavi with the help of the local police on Sunday.

According to DCP (Crime and Traffic) Amarnath Reddy, the ATS team headed by Inspector Bhavesh arrested Rangrez from his house at Bhadkal Galli, where he had been living with his family for the past 3-4 years.


The 21 serial bomb blasts, which rocked the Gujarat capital on July 26, 2008, claimed 56 lives and left more than 200 injured.

Sources said Rangrez had shifted his base after the blasts and had settled with his wife and two daughters in Belagavi. The family was eking out a living by making chapattis and distributing them to restaurants. Rangrez used to drive an autorickshaw, and supply chapattis to hotels in a two-wheeler.

Sources said Rangrez carried out the blasts to avenge the post-Godhra riots.

India's NSG bid not on Seoul agenda: China 20.6.2016 deccanherald.com
Nasir Rangrez (38), the key accused in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in Ahmedabad, was picked up by the Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) from Belagavi with the help of the local police on Sunday.

According to DCP (Crime and Traffic) Amarnath Reddy, the ATS team headed by Inspector Bhavesh arrested Rangrez from his house at Bhadkal Galli, where he had been living with his family for the past 3-4 years.

The 21 serial bomb blasts, which rocked the Gujarat capital on July 26, 2008, claimed 56 lives and left more than 200 injured.

Sources said Rangrez had shifted his base after the blasts and had settled with his wife and two daughters in Belagavi. The family was eking out a living by making chapattis and distributing them to restaurants. Rangrez used to drive an autorickshaw, and supply chapattis to hotels in a two-wheeler.

Sources said Rangrez carried out the blasts to avenge the post-Godhra riots.

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2008 serial blast accused nabbed from Karnataka 20.6.2016 Latest News
On a specific tip off, ATS officials nabbed one Nasir Rangrez an auto rickshaw driver, from his residence
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SIMI operative, accused in 2008 serial blast, nabbed from Karnataka 20.6.2016 Zee News : States
The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested an alleged SIMI operative, who was wanted in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in the city, from Belgam in Karnataka.
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2008 serial blast accused nabbed from Karnataka 20.6.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
Ahmedabad, Jun 20 () The Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has arrested an alleged SIMI operative, who was wanted in the 2008 serial bomb blasts in the city, from Belgam in Karnataka.
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Gulbarg convict seeks bail 19.6.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
After being convicted to one-year jail term, one of the convicts in the Gulbarg Society massacre case, Prakash Padhiyar alias Kali, filed a bail application on Saturday in the special SIT court.
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Kin of 2002 Gulberg Society massacre victims contest court order that ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's firing provoked mob 18.6.2016 Zee News : States
Kin of the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre victims and eye-witnesses on Saturday contested a special court's conclusion that firing by former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri acted as a catalyst for mob fury.
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Gulbarg court gives clean chit to Gujarat cops, asks to stop accusations 18.6.2016 TOI: Ahmedabad Times
The special SIT court has called for putting an end to accusations leveled against Gujarat police of inaction and of being part of a larger conspiracy during the 2002 Gujarat riots.
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Congress, BJP lock horns over verdict 18.6.2016 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Congress, BJP lock horns over verdict
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11 sentenced to life by Gujarat court in Gulbarg Society case - The Hindu 18.6.2016 Gujarat News
11 sentenced to life by Gujarat court in Gulbarg Society case The Hindu Terming the Gulbarg Society killing the “darkest day” in the history of civil society, the special SIT trial court on Friday awarded life imprisonment to 11 persons found guilty of murder, one has received a 10-year jail term and 12 others have been ...
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Congress, BJP lock horns over Gulbarg case verdict 18.6.2016 Hindu: Other States
The sentencing of the convicts in the Gulbarg massacre case on Friday sparked a war of words between the BJP and the Congress, with the two parties accusing each other of trying to turn the issue i...
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Special court rejects theory of pre-planned attack 18.6.2016 Hindu: National
Drops conspiracy charges; declines plea for consecutive sentences instead of concurrent terms; widow of slain Congress MP terms verdict ‘disappointing’
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11 get life, 13 others jail terms in Gulberg Society case 18.6.2016 All Current Affairs Stories
The court also sentenced 12 to seven years in jail; one man got 10 years
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