A 21-year-old farm labourer was sentenced life imprisonment on Thursday for rape and murder of a 7-year-old girl in Govat village of Umarpada in Surat district. Accused Prakash Vasava was earlier convicted by the special POCSO court and the quantum of punishment was announced on Thursday.
Thousands of people from Saurashtra region who have now settled in Surat city including the likes of Kanji Bhalala, president of Saurashtra Patel Seva Samaj (Surat), recall how Bapa or former chief minister Keshubhai Patel
High-profile users of mephedrone (MD), a banned party drug, were unknowingly feeding their bodies a deadly concoction of chemicals that are widely used to unclog choked gutters or make nail polish removal, paints and thinners.
A man from Shinor taluka of Vadodara was arrested on Tuesday for allegedly hurling a slipper at deputy chief minister (CM) Nitin Patel while he was addressing media persons at Kurali village in Karjan taluka of Vadodara district on Monday.
A case was registered against an unidentified person on Tuesday for hurling slipper at Gujarat deputy chief minister Nitin Patel while he was addressing mediapersons at Kural village in Karjan taluka of Vadodara district on Monday.
A 19-year-old girl has registered a complaint of rape against a station master at Vadodara railway police station. The girl told the police the accused identified as Rajendra Kumar Varma, a resident of Gotri, allegedly raped her at the Pilol railway station about eight months ago.