Tag: Gujarat

Manual Scavenging: 4 die cleaning septic tank in Surat

After the motor failed, four migrant workers set to the task of cleaning a septic tank by hand. When one of them failed to respond after venturing into the 25 feet deep tank, the rest of them followed suit - each to his own death.

Narmada floods: Why no output at 1200 MW dam power house for 10 days? asks SANDRP

Continuing its analysis* of unprecedented floods of the Narmada river both upstream and downstream of the Sardar Sarovar dam, the advocacy group South Asia Network on Dams, Rivers and People (SANDRP) has said that the “avoidable” disaster, caused by “unaccountable” Sardar Sarovar operators could have been minimised if the River Bed Power House at the dam site had continued its operations by releasing 1200 cumecs or, 42000 cusecs of water over ten days.

Far right, Hindutva leaders stoke communal fires across India

Hate speeches and provocative declarations by Hindutva leaders spread communal tensions, as anti-Muslim conspiracy theories and incendiary remarks are repeated in various speeches

Former Gujarat CM Suresh Mehta launches platform to raise awareness on politics of inflation and hate

The initiative aims to empower voters in address pressing issues while also aiming to train future leaders in civic and constitutional matters.

Gujarat: Family of Dalits attacked by six men belonging to the Kshatriya community, leaves 2 dead, 4 injured

FIR has been filed against six men, and a mob of 12-15 people, “dispute” had risen over ownership of land

Dalit man succumbs to thrashing by hotelier: Gujarat

Dalit leader and Congress MLA Jignesh Mevani has called for a state-wide protest over the death of the Dalit man and alleged that the victim died after being beaten up by the "casteist goons" that left his liver severely damaged

Gujarat: Kajal Hindusthani delivers two anti-Muslim speeches, urges Hindu women to take up arms

Hindusthani, who had been granted bail on April 13, called her arrest a conspiracy, alleged that the Gujarat police is biased and scared of Muslims

Gujarat HC orders status quo on Dahod Nagina Masjid demolitions

The Gujarat High Court directed the Dahod municipality to follow ‘due process of law’ on Nagina Masjid plot and give the petitioners the opportunity of a hearing.

Missing Women in Gujarat and Uttar Pradesh

The article uses the film "Kerala Story" to show how propaganda affects public opinion. It stresses the importance of critical thinking and analysis. Additionally, the study of sex ratios in various Indian states reveals the issue of "missing women" and highlights the gender disparities and discrimination in society.

Survey: Gujarat tops in ‘supporting’ digital surveillance to curb opposition, protests

In a surprise revelation, which may send shock wave...

Custodial deaths highest in Gujarat over 5 years; jails overcrowded

Gujarat has a prison capacity of 13,999 prisoners. There is clear overcrowding, 16,597 prisoners are currently housed in its jails; numbers show that Gujarat's jails are overflowing with 2598 inmates