Amit Jethwa

  • Kejriwal's gaffe, pays homage to 3 RTI activists who are alive 09-03-2014 10:06 PM

    Ahmedabad: AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal committed a gaffe at his rally here when he paid homage to four RTI activists, of whom three happen to be alive. Kejriwal started his speech on Saturday by reading an obituary note in which he named Amit Jethwa, Bhagu Dewani, Jaysukh Bhambhaniya and Manisha...
  • Amit Jethwa murder case: SC grants bail to BJP MP Dinubhai Solanki 25-02-2014 12:09 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief to Gujarat BJP leader Dinubhai Solanki, the Supreme Court on Tuesday granted him bail in the Amit Jethwa murder case. Jethwa, a RTI activist, was shot dead by unidentified persons outside the Gujarat High Court in July 2010. He was reportedly exiting a building...
  • CBI files chargesheet against BJP MP in RTI activist murder case 21-12-2013 06:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday filed a chargesheet against Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP) MP from Junagarh Dinu Solanki in the murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethwa. The BJP MP from Junagarh was earlier questioned by the CBI in connection with Jethwa's murder case in...
  • Two MPs arrested for alleged role in different murder cases 05-11-2013 11:50 PM

    A BJP MP and a BSP MP were on Tuesday arrested in connection with separate murder cases in the national capital. CBI arrested BJP MP Dinu Bogha Solanki in the murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethwa who had waged a crusade against illegal mining in Gir Forest in Gujarat....
  • CBI arrests BJP MP over murder of RTI activist Amit Jethwa 05-11-2013 06:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday arrested Bharatiya Janta Party's (BJP) MP from Junagarh Dinu Solanki for his alleged involvement in the murder case of RTI activist Amit Jethwa. The BJP MP from Junagarh had already been questioned by the CBI in connection with Jethwa's murder...
  • Gujarat's lack of response irks RTI activists 23-11-2010 11:29 AM

    Ahmedabad: A Right to Information Act (RTI) Awards Committee has ranked Gujarat 18th among states implementing the Act. Two RTI activists, Alpesh Bhavsar and Paresh Parekh, have been waiting for responses to their queries for nearly five years. The duo filed a RTI application way back in 2006, seeking to...
  • India@9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 07-09-2010 11:38 PM

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  • Jethwa murder case: BJP MP's nephew arrested 07-09-2010 01:02 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Police have arrested Shiva Solanki, the nephew of BJP MP from Junagarh Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki, in the murder case of Right to Information activist Amit Jethwa. Shiva Solanki is the main accused in the murder case and was arrested near Rajkot airport on Tuesday by a team of...
  • RTI: One right, many wrongs 05-09-2010 02:29 PM

    RTI activist Amit Jethwa was killed on the evening of July 20 near Gujarat High Court. ...
  • Cong's given 'supari' to CBI to finish me: Modi 26-08-2010 10:12 AM

    Gujarat: Narendra Modi has lashed out at the Congress once again. Speaking at a public function in Ahmedabad, the Gujarat chief minister said the Congress has given a 'supari' to CBI to finish him politically and stop the progress of his state. "The Congress cannot digest the progress made by...
  • Documents link Gujarat BJP MP to mining mafia 25-08-2010 04:45 PM

    New Delhi: Documents accessed by CNN-IBN link BJP MP from Gujarat Dinu Solanki to the illegal mining activity going on in the periphery of Gir Sanctuary. They not only expose Solanki's clout over illegal mining in the state but also indicate that Gujarat Chief Minster Narendra Modi was well...
  • Gujarat MP's kin got RTI activist killed: Cops 20-08-2010 12:56 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Police are close to solving the murder of well-known Right to Information (RTI) activist Amit Jethwa, a killing that has caused widespread outrage. Investigation into the brutal killing of the RTI activist in July has zeroed in on the family of BJP strongman and MP Dinu Bogha Solanki....
  • RTI activist Jethwa murder case: One more arrested 19-08-2010 08:02 PM

    Ahmedabad: Another accused has been arrested in connection with the murder of RTI activist and green crusader Amit Jethwa in Ahmedabad, police said on Thursday. Pachan Shiva (28), one of the persons who allegedly shot Jethwa, was arrested in Ahmedabad late on Wednesday night, crime branch officials said. Jethwa was...
  • Police constable held for Amit Jethwa's murder 17-08-2010 02:54 PM

    Ahmedabad: A constable from Junagadh district has been arrested in connection with the alleged murder of RTI activist and green crusader Amit Jethwa here, police said on Tuesday. "We have arrested Bahadursinh Wadher, a police constable from Jungadh in connection with the killing of Jethwa. Wadher was posted in the...
  • Amit Jethwa's family wants BJP MP to be arrested 17-08-2010 09:22 AM

    Ahmedabad: Nearly one month after RTI activist Amit Jethwa's murder, Gujarat Police Crime Branch on Monday detained BJP MP Dinubhai Boghabhai Solanki's nephew, Shiva Solanki. Amit Jethwa's family now looks at the Gujarat government with a suspicious eye for his brutal murder. It’s nearly a month since RTI Activist Amit...
  • Are RTI activists an easy prey? 21-07-2010 11:09 PM

    Fate of whistleblowers shows how even RTI is not a protection for people who chase the truth. ...
  • 'RTI is a gun without bullet' 21-07-2010 09:49 PM

    Amit Jethwa joins a list of many information seekers who have lost their lives in 2010. His father points the finger at a BJP MP. ...