Farmers' Pleas Against Land Acquisition For Bullet Train Rejected
Friday, September 20, 2019, 8:03 AM
The Gujarat HC dismissed over 120 petitions filed by farmers challenging the process of their land acquisition for the ambitious Ahmedabad-Mumbai Bullet train project. However, in a partial relief to the petitioners, a division bench of justices AS Dave and Biren Vaishnav said the issue of higher-compensation is still "open" and farmers can approach the authorities concerned to seek more money against their land.
Congress Moves Court, Seeks Expulsion Of Lawmaker Alpesh Thakor
Tuesday, June 25, 2019, 8:03 AM
The Gujarat HC admitted a petition of the state-Congress seeking a directive to Assembly-Speaker Rajendra Trivedi to take an-early-decision on its demand to expel Alpesh Thakor as an MLA. After admitting the petition filed by Congress-chief whip in the Assembly Ashwin Kotwal, a-division-bench of Justices SR Brahmbhatt and AP Thaker issued notices to Mr Trivedi and Mr Thakor, and kept further hearing on June-27.