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How Gujarat courts failed the 14-year-old rape survivor who had to turn to SC for abortion

Aug 01, 2015

How Gujarat courts failed the 14-year-old rape survivor who had to turn to SC for abortion

The tenth standard student, daughter of a bicycle mechanic in Sabarkantha district of Gujarat, was allegedly sedated and then raped by a doctor who was supposed to treat her for typhoid. #Gujarat #Supreme Court #CriticalPoint #Rape #Crimes against women #Abortion #doctors #Rape of minor
SC-appointed medical team allows minor rape victim to abort after 20th week of pregnancy

Jul 30, 2015

SC-appointed medical team allows minor rape victim to abort after 20th week of pregnancy

A medical team constituted by SC has allowed a 14-year-old rape victim, who is in her 24th week of pregnancy, to abort the foetus. #India #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Supreme Court #Crime #Rape #pregnancy #Women #Gujarat High Court #Crimes against women #Abortion #Apex Court
At least 26 people dead in flood-like situation due to heavy rain in Odisha, Gujarat

Jul 29, 2015

At least 26 people dead in flood-like situation due to heavy rain in Odisha, Gujarat

At least 26 people lost their lives as flood-like situation continued in various parts of Odisha and Gujarat, where Army and NDRF teams were called for relief operations, and some districts of Rajasthan also stared at a similar crisis. #Rajasthan #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Monsoon #Floods #Odisha #Heavy rains
Gujarat mechanic designs 'AC sofa' with help from NID alumnus

Jul 29, 2015

Gujarat mechanic designs 'AC sofa' with help from NID alumnus

A repairman from Gujarat has successfully designed 'an AC sofa' which can be used even at outdoor events and consumes less electricity than the tower air-conditioners. #Gujarat #ThingsWeLike #Air Conditioners #AC #sofa #Dashrath Patel #NID
Goa enters drunk, Tamil Nadu drinks only Old Monk: Reddit re-imagines India as a bar

Jul 28, 2015

Goa enters drunk, Tamil Nadu drinks only Old Monk: Reddit re-imagines India as a bar

On Monday, Reddit user 'Mr_Dreamer', submitted a question on an Indian subreddit /r/india asking, "[IF] India is a bar, what is each state doing and drinking?". Here is a compilation of some of our favorite replies. #Rajasthan #BuzzPatrol #Tamil Nadu #Gujarat #Delhi #West Bengal #Goa #Alcohol #Jammu Kashmir #Reddit #Shareworthy
Gujarat becomes first Indian state to make voting compulsory in local body polls

Jul 28, 2015

Gujarat becomes first Indian state to make voting compulsory in local body polls

Gujarat government issued a notification in Ahmedabad on making voting compulsory for people of the state during elections to local self governing bodies. #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Voting #Local body polls #compulsory voting #Gujarat voting
Gujarat HC condones delay by Teesta Setalwad in filing plea to defreeze bank accounts

Jul 28, 2015

Gujarat HC condones delay by Teesta Setalwad in filing plea to defreeze bank accounts

The Gujarat High Court on Monday condoned the delay in filing a plea by social activist Teesta Setalwad to defreeze her bank accounts in the alleged fund embezzlement case and fixed the next hearing on 5 August. #NewsTracker #Gujarat High Court #Teesta Setalvad #fund embezzlement case #bank acounts
Teesta Setalvad's NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace  put under 'Prior Permission' list

Jul 24, 2015

Teesta Setalvad's NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace put under 'Prior Permission' list

Compounding activist Teesta Setalvad's trouble, her NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has been put under Prior Permission category by the Home Ministry. #NewsTracker #Home Ministry #Gujarat Riots #Teesta Setalvad #NGO #Citizens for Justice and Peace
Thirteen years on, one accused in Godhra train burning case arrested from MP

Jul 24, 2015

Thirteen years on, one accused in Godhra train burning case arrested from MP

An accused in the Sabarmati Express train burning incident of 2002 has been arrested from Jhabua in Madhya Pradesh by the Local Crime Branch (LCB) in Godhra. #Gujarat #NewsTracker #Ahmedabad #Sabarmati Express #Godhra train burning
Activists from Gujarat come out in support of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

Jul 23, 2015

Activists from Gujarat come out in support of Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand

Activists from Gujarat, including a former Gujarat chief minister, extended their support to Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand on Wednesday, alleging the recent CBI action against her was an "open misuse of power" by the Centre. #Gujarat #NewsTracker #CM #Teesta Setalvad #activists #Husband