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Surat BJP leader rape accusation: Letter ‘written by victim’ asks cops not to take action

The letter, addressed to the Sarthana police inspector, claimed that she was not in a “good mental condition” and that she would record her statement with the police in due time.

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IndiGo Introduces New Flights Connecting Surat, Details Here

With the announcement of new direct flights, IndiGo makes Surat the 56th destination served by it. IndiGo also announced fares starting at Rs 1,999. The new non-stop flights will connect Surat with...

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Heavy rains lash Gujarat: NDRF, air force teams put on alert; Vijay Rupani holds emergency meetin...

Ahmedabad: Several districts of Gujarat received heavy rainfall on Monday resulting in four villages getting marooned in the worst affected Gir Somnath district, even as the NDRF had to be deployed...

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AIMPLB approves setting up of 5 Sharia courts, 5 more under consideration

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has got proposals from various parts of the country to open 10 Sharia courts (Darul Qaza), out of which five have been approved and will be opened soon, boar...

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Woman Who Accused Ex-BJP Lawmaker Of Rape Untraceable: Surat Police

Surat police on Sunday said the woman who had lodged a rape case against former BJP lawmaker Jayanti Bhanushali, which led to his ouster from the party, was untraceable. The 21-year-old woman, a re...

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Muslim Law Board Approves Setting Up 5 Sharia Courts

The All India Muslim Personal Law Board has received proposals from various parts of the country to open 10 Sharia courts (Darul Qaza), out of which five have been approved and will be opened soon,...

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Surat, previously known as Suryapur, is a well-developed metropolis of the Indian state of Gujarat. It is also administrative capital of the Surat district. The city is located 306 km south of state capital Gandhinagar, and is situated on the left bank of the Tapti River (Tapi), the center being around 22 km (14 mi) from its mouth.