GUJARAT POLICE

  • Gujarat: Police arrest 140 people for religious clashes in Vadodara September 29, 2014

    New Delhi: Police in Vadodara have arrested 140 people after two men were stabbed during violence between Hindus and Muslims that left more than a dozen injured and was triggered by an image posted on Facebook, officials said on Monday. The violence in Gujarat coincides with a visit to the United...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother accuses former cop of threatening September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Rubabuddin Sheikh, the brother of gangster and encounter victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh, on Monday alleged before the special CBI court here that one of the accused, a former Gujarat police officer, threatened him. The trial of cases related to alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin and Tulsiram...
  • Ahmedabad hotel denies issuing 'diktat' to northeast Indian staff during Chinese President's visit September 22, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Hours after the Union Home Ministry ordered a probe into reports that employees of an Ahmedabad hotel from the northeast were asked to stay away from duty during Chinese President Xi Jinping's recent visit, the city police and hotel management have denied issuing any such instruction. "I am not aware...
  • SC refuses to transfer probe against IAS officer from Gujarat Police to CBI August 13, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday refused to transfer the probe against suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma from Gujarat Police to the Central Bureau of Investigation. The apex court had on Tuesday refused to go into the snoopgate controversy. Advocate Sunil Farnandes, appearing for Sharma, had submitted that his client is...
  • Narendra Modi gets clean chit from Gujarat Police in poll code violation case August 8, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Giving a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, the Gujarat police on Friday filed a closure report in a metropolitan court here in a case of alleged violation of model code of conduct during the Lok Sabha election. "We have filed a closure summary report before the metropolitan court...
  • Ishrat case: CBI court rejects plea to name Amit Shah as accused May 15, 2014

    New Delhi: A CBI court on Thursday rejected an application seeking to name BJP leader Amit Shah and former Ahmedabad police commissioner KR Kaushik as accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The application was moved by Gopinath Pillai, the father of one of the victims of the encounter. The CBI...
  • Police arrest dacoit carrying reward of Rs 5 lakh April 23, 2014

    A dacoit carrying a reward of Rs 5.10 lakh on his head was arrested by Gujarat police along with three of his associates from Shivpuri town in Morena, police said on Wednesday. The dacoit, identified as Manish Gusain, and his three associates, Gaurav Tomar, Pushpendra Singh and Vinay were arrested last...
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: 2 suspended police officials get bail March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to suspended police officials Rajkumar Pandian and BR Chaubey in the Sohrabuddin encounter case. Both are accused of being involved in the fake encounter. Pandian has been in jail for seven years now. Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi were allegedly abducted by...
  • Teesta cheated 2002 Godhra riots victims: Gujarat police to HC March 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police on Tuesday told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and "embezzled funds" collected in their name. ...
  • Snooping row continues to spell trouble for Modi as more tapes emerge December 25, 2013

    New Delhi: The snoopgate row is continuing to haunt the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as news portal Gulail.com has released a fresh set of tapes alleging that the matter was not limited to just Gujarat. According to the web portal, the Gujarat Police had...
  • CBI must charge Narendra Modi and Amit Shah: Arjun Modhwadia December 24, 2013

    State Congress president Arjun Modhwadia hit out at the CBI for going slow in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He said that both Narendra Modi and Amit Shah were involved in the Ishrat Jahan encounter along with several other encounter cases in Gujarat. ...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan case: Sources December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close confidant Amit Shah, the CBI has given a clean chit to him in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, say sources. Sources have told CNNIBN that the supplementary chargesheet filed by the...
  • Police arrest Asaram's wife, daughter; release them December 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: City police arrested selfstyled godman Asaram's wife and daughter and later released them as they procured anticipatory bail in connection with a rape case filed against him by a Suratbased woman. "As a part of the procedure we arrested Asaram's wife Laxmi and daughter Bharti on Sunday as their names...
  • Delhi Court grants 24hour custody of Narayan Sai to Gujarat Police December 5, 2013

    Selfstyled Godman Asaram's son Narayan Sai was on Wednesday allowed by a Delhi court to be taken into 24hour custody of Gujarat Police which secured his transit remand for producing him before a court in Surat in connection with a rape case. The court also gave transit remand of two others...
  • Snoopgate commission' terms of reference November 27, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Under attack over alleged snooping on a woman by Gujarat police, the Gujarat government on Monday appointed a twomember Commission of Inquiry headed by a retired woman judge of the Ahmedabad High Court. Retired Gujarat High Court judge Sugnyaben K Bhatt and KC Kapoor, former Additional Chief Secretary of the...
  • Lax security at Modi's office exposed, two cops suspended November 27, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Two juniorlevel police officers stationed at the Secretariat in Gandhinagar, which houses the office of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, were today suspended for negligence of duty. SubInspectors ID Rathore and NR Kotwal were found lax during vehicle checking when a security drill was underway to...
  • Snooping row: Woman's father asks NCW to stop probe November 20, 2013

    New Delhi: The father of the woman who was allegedly spied upon by Gujarat Police in 2009 following instructions from former state minister Amit Shah, who is a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi, has written to the National Commission for Women (NCW) rejecting the need for an investigation...
  • UP police takes over safety of Narendra Modi's Bahraich rally November 5, 2013

    The Uttar Pradesh Police on Tuesday took over the security of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's on November 8 rally venue at Bahraich, amid a growing threat perception to his safety. Officials said the rally ground is not accessible to common people, and only Bharatiya Janata Party's (BJP) workers and...
  • 2 security officers of Narendra Modi on their way to Patna killed in a road accident November 1, 2013

    Two security personnel of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi were on Friday killed and five others injured when a speeding truck rammed into their vehicle during wee hours, police said. The deceased personnel, Bhailal (30) and Jairam (30), were in the bomb disposal squad vehicle of the Gujarat Police had...
  • Gujarat police slams Bihar counterpart over 'lack of security' for Modi's rally October 31, 2013

    Gujarat police on Wednesday criticised its Bihar counterpart, alleging serious lapses in security measures for Chief Minister Narendra Modi's rally in Patna, saying that had the Bihar administration heeded its request, perhaps the situation could have been avoided. Seven blasts rocked Gandhi Maidan, the venue of Modi's rally and surrounding areas,...
  • Authorities to slap notice on manager of Asaram's Sikandra ashram for alleged encroachment October 21, 2013

    The Agra district administration has decided to slap a notice on the manager of selfstyled godman Asaram's ashram in Sikandra for alleged encroachment on government land, an official said on Monday. "Preliminary investigations showed that the gate of the ashram, the hospital and the toilets were built on government land," SDM,...
  • Sexual assault case: Narayan Sai's aide Dharmesh gets police custody till October 24 October 21, 2013

    A local court on Sunday remanded an aide of controversial godman Asaram's fugitive son Narayan Sai in fourday police custody in connection with sexual assault case lodged against the fatherson duo. The police on Sunday produced Dharmendra Pariyar, alias Dharmesh, arrested from Delhi on Friday, before an additional senior civil court...
  • Gujarat Police raids ashram in Darbhanga in search of Narayan Sai October 18, 2013

    The Gujarat Police on Friday raided an ashram in Ariyari village in Bihar's Darbhanga district in search of Narayan Sai, son of selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu who is facing rape charges. A threemember team of Gujarat Police assisted by their Bihar counterparts raided the ashram in search of Sai, but could...
  • Sexual assault case: Police arrest aide of Asaram's son Narayan Sai October 18, 2013

    Police on Friday arrested an aide of Asaram Bapu's son Narayan Sai, who is wanted in a sexual assault case, for allegedly help him abscond. Dharmesh, who was incharge of selfstyled godman Asaram's Ridge Road ashram, was nabbed in New Delhi on Friday morning from his hideout in a joint...
  • Gujarat police seeks Asaram's custody, son claims innocence in ads October 10, 2013

    Armed with a warrant, a Gujarat police team on Thursday moved a Jodhpur court seeking custody of jailed selfstyled godman Asaram Bapu for questioning him in connection with a sexual assault case lodged by two sisters from Surat against him and his son. The District and Session Court adjourned the matter...
  • Separated from her family at Katni railway station, 14yearold girl returns home September 23, 2013

    Separated from her parents during a train journey nearly three months ago, a 14yearold girl of Odisha's Nuapada district, who had to work as a maid in Gujarat before being rescued by an NGO, returned home, police said on Monday. The girl, Sunita of Fokatpada village, was brought by a team...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI to seek Gujarat ADGP PP Pandey's custody after August 15 August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation will seek the custody of Gujarat Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan case, sources said, adding that the agency will interrogate him before filing the supplementary chargesheet. "We need to confront him with other accused in the...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI ascertaining authenticity of tapes August 13, 2013

    CBI is ascertaining the authenticity of tapes with purported conversations of Gujarat Government officials allegedly discussing ways to help the accused police personnel in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. The agency which has submitted the tapes to the trial court in Ahmedabad in a sealed cover might include these details...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat policeman PP Pandey goes missing yet again August 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Police on Saturday claimed that Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) PP Pandey, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case has been missing again. The senior police officer has been evading arrest since being denied bail two weeks ago. The state DGP has asked all district...
  • Ishrat encounter: Gujarat DGP asks state police to trace PP Pandey August 9, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Police has intensified efforts to trace IPS officer PP Pandey, who is one of the accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The Gujarat DGP has asked all district Superintendents of Police as well as city police commissioners to help the CBI trace Additional DGP (Crime)...