Maharashtra & Gujrat

Students seek CBI probe into Aage’s death

Summary: We trust Mr. Thul, and if the promises are not kept, we shall strike again,” said Smita Salunkhe, managing director, Vidhyarthi Bharthi. On November 23, the trial court acquitted the girl’s brother and the eighth co-accused. Aage was allegedly taken ...

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Taxi driver held for raping schoolteacher in Rajkot

Summary: Joshi had dialled a number, which turned out to be a wrong number and was received by the schoolteacher. This is when she came to know that Nachiket was a fake name and he was actually Jignesh Joshi and a ...

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Firebrand Dalit leader banks heavily on Muslim support

VADGAM: Driving on SH 712, heading southeast from Palanpur, headquarters of Banaskantha district, comes a fork on the road which reads: “Vadgam 5km, Vadnagar 54km”. In Gujarati, Vadgam is ‘village of banyan trees’ and Vadnagar is ‘town of banyan trees’, ...

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CPM in eviction soup

Case against workers for throwing out a family in Idukki.   Kottayam: The police have registered a case against four CPM activists for evicting a family from their house at Kumily and converting it into a party office. Police registered case ...

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Dalit student thrashed in tuition class

Rajkot: A dalit student was beaten up by his teachers and a peon of a tuition class in Khodiyarnagar area of Rajkot on Tuesday evening. Police said the student, identified as Mayur Vala (18), a resident of Khodiyarnagar-3, 80-feet Road ...

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