Friday, May 24, 2024

Topic: Gujarat

EC orders re-poll in Gujarat’s Santrampur after BJP leader’s son livestreamed booth capturing

After a son of a BJP leader and party member took control of a polling booth in Dahod, Gujarat, and live-streamed the incident on social media before deleting it, the Election Commission has announced a re-poll in the Santrampur Assembly Segment of Dahod.

In Pictures: “Need change, want to live peacefully,” say Ahmedabad voters

Three days before Gujarat goes to the polls to elect Lok Sabha members, Maktoob’s Muhammed Noufal PM and Sahid Faris talked to the voters of Ahmedabad. While some say they support Narendra Modi because he is the strongest man, others say they need a change in government so they can live a peaceful life.

“BJP doesn’t want our vote or presence; Congress knows we have no choice. We vote for Congress out of necessitude,” Gujarat genocide survivors

Twenty-two years after the Muslim genocide in Gujarat, the Muslims of Gujarat still live in fear. The survivors of the Gujarat Muslim genocide told Maktoob that the BJP, which orchestrated the pogrom, neither wants their vote nor wants to see them, while the Congress understands that the Muslims have no other option. "We are voting for Congress out of necessity," say the survivors.

Gujarat: More than 500 Muslim voters removed from voter list, “deliberately sidelined,” they say

At least 575 Muslim fishermen in Gujarat’s Devbhoomi Dwarka district will not be able to vote as their names were deleted from the voter list following the demolition of ports in Gandhvi and Navadra villages of the district.

“Sanjiv Bhatt is a strong man”: On record with Shweta Bhatt

“Sanjiv Bhatt is a strong man,” says Shweta Bhatt, human rights defender and partner of whistleblower police officer Sanjiv Bhatt.

Gujarat: Three cops booked for assaulting vendor in Vadodara

Three policemen have been booked for assaulting a roadside stall owner and dragging him with a police van in the Sayajigunj area in Vadodara...