Gujarat

To Win Gujarat Again, Hindu Consolidation Is BJP’s Only Remaining Strategy

To Win Gujarat Again, Hindu Consolidation Is BJP’s Only Remaining Strategy

To neutralise hostility against it, the BJP machinery has pushed aside its slogan of vikas andis focussing on polarisation tactics. But will this be enough? Ahmedabad: What sets the upcoming Gujarat assembly polls apart from those we have seen since May 2014 is that, barring Goa, it is the only election where the Bharatiya Janata Party is fighting to […]

2002 Godhra riots: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who took on Gujarat govt is sacked

2002 Godhra riots: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who took on Gujarat govt is sacked

IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had taken on the Gujarat government over its handling of the 2002 riots, has been dismissed from service for “flagrantly” flouting rules “with complete disregard to discipline”. The Union Home Ministry order, dated August 13, followed a recommendation from the Gujarat government for Bhatt’s removal on 11 charges. These included: […]