Bhuj

Earthquake of 4.2 magnitude strikes Bhachau in Kutch again

An earthquake measuring 4.2 in magnitude on the Richter scale struck Gujarat on Sunday evening. Officials said the epicentre was around 14 kms from Bhachau in Kutch district. It was preceded by four minor quakes of 1.8, 1.6, 1.7 and 2.1 magnitude between 1.50 am and 4.32 pm, media reports quoted an official as saying....

Mob attacks and injures 4 cops who try to stop illegal sand mining in Bhuj

Four cops were injured in Bhuj after a mob attacked them when they tried to stop illegal sand mining in the area. The incident happened in Juna village of Bhuj in Kutch district on Monday night. All injured cops were admitted to a hospital and are reported to be stable. The cops have identified the...

Man booked under PASA for inflammatory speech from mosque during unscheduled Azan call

A man in Bhuj has been booked under Prevention of Anti Social Activities (PASA) Act for making inflammatory speeches through a mike of a mosque during an unscheduled azan. DGP, Shivanand Jha, during his routine briefing said that a man in Bhuj in Kutch district, who had used the azaan mike in a mosque has...