Latest News for: Godhra


Dandia-making hub Godhra upbeat over Sheri garbas

The Times of India 06 Oct 2021
Vadodara ... Welcome to Godhra that very few would know is the hub of manufacturing dandia sticks without which nine nights of garba revelry would be lacklustre ... Artisans in Godhra are ensuring that their products reach the locations across the country in time. It is said that 90 per cent of the dandia supply in the country takes place from Godhra ... .

Gujarat: Muslim Man allegedly tortured, killed in police custody, say SDPI and AILC

The Siasat Daily 29 Sep 2021
Hyderabad. A joint delegation of the Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) and All India Left Coordination (AILC) on Wednesday visited the family of Qasam Abdullah Hayat, who was killed in police custody in Godhra on September 16 ... The locality is 25 kilometers away from his residence in mohalla Eidgah, Godhra, Gujarat ... The custodial death ... .

Godhra man arrested for circulating inciting messages

The Times of India 26 Sep 2021
A series of forwards including audio clips being circulated on social media after the custodial death in a police station has kept the Godhra police on its toes ... had gone viral in Godhra recently.

Row over butcher’s custodial death in Godhra refuses to ebb

The Times of India 19 Sep 2021
Vadodara. The row over the custodial death of a man accused of selling cow meat on Wednesday refuses to die down ... On Wednesday night, Hayat allegedly hung to death inside the Godhra B Division police station ... A copy of the same has also been submitted in the Godhra court ... AIMIM that has a significant presence in Godhra has also sought justice ... .

Delhi riots: Court takes cue from judicial precedent of Godhra case, orders separation of trial

The Economic Times 14 Sep 2021
In order to avoid the prejudice, the trial judge had taken the precedent from the Godhra communal riots case to separate the trial of the accused persons ... .

Bail of Godhra carnage convict’s brother junked

The Times of India 08 Sep 2021
Vadodara. A sessions court on Tuesday denied bail to Ayub Zarda, brother of Salim Zarda, a convict in 2002 Godhra Sabarmati Express train carnage case. Ayub was arrested last month for forging solvency certificates for his brother’s parole ... Salim, who has been punished with life imprisonment, was granted 21-day parole by Gujarat high court on June 16.

Woman ‘bull-dozed’ at Godhra bus stop

The Times of India 27 Aug 2021
Vadodara. A woman residing in the Sant Road village near Godhra in Panchmahal district was attacked by a bull ... The woman, identified as Meena Gandhi (45), was rushed to Vadodara for treatment ... .

Brother of Godhra train carnage convict nabbed

The Times of India 07 Aug 2021
The crime branch sleuths on Friday nabbed Ayub Zarda and one more man from Godhra for producing fake solvency certificates at Vadodara central jail. Ayub is brother of 2002 Godhra train carnage convict Salim Zarda who is lodged in the jail.

‘Road to heaven’ for Godhra’s dead is a rough ride

The Times of India 28 Jul 2021
Road to heaven’ for Godhra’s dead is a rough ride ... The graveyard in Godhra is touted to be the largest in Asia, but to reach it one would have to bear bumpy ride ... A video of angry residents who have to use the road went viral in Godhra on Sunday. The residents targeted local councillors apart from the Godhra municipality.

Godhra municipality on tenterhooks again

The Times of India 23 Jul 2021
Vadodara. There seems to be no end to the uncertainty in Godhra municipality ... However, the BJP and Soni managed to thwart the efforts for now ... The Godhra municipality polls had thrown up a fractured mandate with BJP winning 18 seats, AIMIM got seven and Congress got merely one seat ... Start a Conversation. .

High drama in Godhra civic body meet over key panels

The Times of India 10 Jul 2021
+Text Size ... ARTICLES ... High drama took place at the general board meeting of Godhra municipality on Friday where AIMIM is part of the ruling coalition ... Godhra municipality has 44 members, of which 18 are from BJP, seven from AIMIM and one from Congress ... Godhra police had reached the municipality hall in large numbers to prevent any untoward incident ... .

Godhra man files complaint against ‘ghosts’

Yahoo Daily News 01 Jul 2021
Godhra man files complaint against ‘ghosts’ ... Godhra (Gujarat), June 30 (ANI) ... Deputy SP of Godhra said, “The complainant filed a complaint that two ghosts threatened him to take his life.

Someone’s trash was gold for this matchbox collector from Godhra

The Times of India 20 Jun 2021
+Text Size. SmallMediumLarge. ARTICLES. Vadodara. Imagine a man and that too a government official walking on the street and collecting things that might seem trash to others. But what Shantilal Parmar (61) from Godhra was actually collecting was going to be a treasure one day ... I have matchboxes on different topics too,” said Parmar ... Start a Conversation.