Over half of voters turn up for Gujarat local polls newsreporter.in

Over half of voters turn up for Gujarat local polls

Ahmedabad, Nov 29 : The second of the two-phase elections to local bodies in Gujarat passed off peacefully on Sunday with an estimated 55-57 percent of the total 2.6 crore voters casting their ballot, officials said.

According to State Election Commissioner Varesh Sinha, a staggering 20,000 candidates were in the fray for as many as 317 local bodies -- 31 district panchayats, 230 taluka (tehsil) panchayats and 56 nagar palikas (municipalities) -- in the largely rural and semi-urban regions of the state.

2015-11-30 09:19:23 by Nithiya

Quran being misinterpreted by Muslim men to have more than one wife for selfish reason : Gujarat High Court newsreporter.in

Quran being misinterpreted by Muslim men to have more than one wife for selfish reason  Gujarat High Court

Gujarat High Court had said in a case that Quran "does not say that a Muslim can treat his wife cruelly" and marry again without legally dissolving his first marriage. It also added that some Muslim men misinterpret Quran  "to have more than one wife for selfish reasons."


Justice JB Pardiwala, mentioned the above statement in his order on the petition filed by a Merchant Jafar Abbas, whose file has filed a case against him for marring another women.

2015-11-06 14:06:39 by geethaa

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti Conveyor Hardik Patel arrested by police on his way to protest in Cricket match from Rajkot Jamnagar Highway near

Patidar Anamat Andolan Samiti Conveyor Hardik Patel arrested by police on his way to protest in Cricket match from Rajkot Jamnagar Highway near Rajkot.

2015-10-20 10:22:19 by Krishna Kumar

Hardik Patel booked for sedition charges by Gujarat Police ... intoday.in

Hardik Patel, who is leading Patel community's agitation for quota, has been booked under sedition charges by Gujarat Police for his alleged comments on October 3 instigating a community youth to kill policemen instead of committing suicide.

Hardik Patel booked for sedition charges by Gujarat Police

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2015-10-19 14:54:21 by devarajn
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