2 thieves break into Gopipura police chowky

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SURAT: Two thieves were booked at Athwalines police station on Tuesday for breaking into Gopipura police chowky in the city. The burglars stole a computer and its peripherals but police did not confirm the theft. The burglars attacked a man with a stone on his head before entering the chowky to carry out the theft. Police arrested Janak Doli(20), an associate of two burglars, from a locality under Athwa police station’s limits for his involvement in attacking Surjeet Sikandar, who was sitting by the roadside near the chowky. Akshay and…

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Ahmedabad: Cops fined for traffic violations

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RAJKOT: At least 47 cops including two sub-inspectors were fined for not wearing helmets by the Rajkot city police on Tuesday. This was done during a special drive initiated by the city traffic police department. ACP (traffic) J K Zala said the cops were the first to be penalized to set an example to the people that even they won’t be spared. The drive was conducted at Police Headquarters, Office of police commissioner and SRP Compound at Ghanteshwar and will countinue in other parts of city in the coming days.

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Guj: Water stream found beneath Rann of Kutch

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RAJKOT: A water stream has been found beneath of greater Rann of Kutch which can turn out to be a water source for the BSF jawans deputed at the 380km long international border. They require one lakh litre of water per day which currently is provided by tankers. The proposal has been sent to the state government to install a plant to filter the water to reduce TDS level. The finding of water is a result of joint affort by M G Thakar, head of Geology department of Krantiguru Shyamji…

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Guj govt shielding rape accused BJP leaders: Cong

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AHMEDABAD: Women in the BJP-ruled Gujarat are feeling unsafe because the state government is shielding the party leaders facing rape charges, senior Congress leader Paresh Dhanani alleged on Wednesday. Referring to the FIR registered against former BJP MLA Jayanti Bhanushali for allegedly raping a woman, the leader of opposition said the saffron leader was booked only after the issue was taken up by the media. Bhanushali is yet to be arrested by the police. Dhanani’s remarks came days after Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani had said the state government will…

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Kanimozhi complains over fake tweets

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CHENNAI: A complaint has been lodged on behalf of DMK leader and party MP Kanimozhi, seeking action against miscreants who had tweeted used a fake handle carrying Kanimozhi’s name criticising Hindu sentiments. The fake message reads that “Kanimozhi has thrown the prasadam offered by Hindu Makkal Katchi leader Arjun Sampath and trashed it. No DMK cadre should take part in any superstitious activities like tonsuring their head”. DMK executive committee member and lawyer R J Selvanayakam submitted Kanimozhi’s complaint to the city police. He mentioned in his complaint that a…

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Hunt on for DMK workers accused of assault

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CHENNAI: Police are on the lookout for a DMK worker in connection with an alleged assault on the employees of a restaurant here after it declined to serve him food since it had closed for the day. The opposition party took a serious view of the matter and suspended two persons following the incident, even as DMK working president MK Stalin warned such kind of indiscipline will not be tolerated. A video of the incident that happened on Sunday night went viral on social media today, where a couple of…

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