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Anand Yagnik

Gujarat HC seeks reply from CR Patil, Harsh Sanghavi in Remdesivir controversy

Following a controversy over the distribution of Remdesivir injection by Gujarat BJP president CR Patil in Surat, the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday issued notice to Patil, BJP MLA Harsh Sanghavi, chief secretary, additional chief secretary (health), Surat collector, Surat police commissioner and drug inspector. The court has directed them to file their response in...

Woman moves Gujarat HC to prove son’s Indian nationality

In an interesting case, a woman has approached the Gujarat High Court to get back his son who was arrested by the Gujarat police’s Special Operations Group on June 18. The woman’s 40-year-old son was arrested on suspicion that he is a Bangladeshi citizen and is staying in India illegally. The woman has claimed in...

Around 3,000 tribals in Narmada to get approval for cultivation of forest land within 4 weeks, govt tells HC

The state government on Monday submitted before the Gujarat High Court that the district level committee, Narmada, has approved the cases of approximately 3,000 tribals who had demanded the right to cultivate forest land. The government submitted to the division bench of Chief Justice Vikram Nath and Justice JB Pardiwala that all those who have...

Only 7,512 migrants were eligible for travel allowance, Guj govt tells HC

Of 22.5 lakh migrant workers in Gujarat, only 7,512 were registered under the Inter-State Migrant Workmen (IMW) Act and were thus eligible for travel allowance, the state government has informed the Gujarat High Court. The provisions of the IMW Act of 1979 were applicable to only 7,512 workers who were registered under the Act, it...

Another Hurdle in Bullet Train Project, Farmers NOT Ready to Sacrifice Land; Questions on Rupani Govt

More than 1,000 farmers are affected by the proposed Mumbai-Ahmedabad bullet train. Farmers have submitted affidavits earlier in Gujarat HC. Last year the HC has dismissed 100 petitions filed by farmers against the land acquisition process and insufficient compensation. The farmers are preparing to go to the SC saddened by the decision. Meanwhile, due to...