2002 Gujarat Riots

  • Do the 2002 riots no longer haunt Modi's politics? 16-04-2014 10:08 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the people will love him when they know him. Making his point clear on his candidature from Varanasi seat, Modi in an interview to ANI said, "I am not going to Varanasi to defeat anyone. I am going...
  • Hang me if charges are proved against me, says Narendra Modi 16-04-2014 09:55 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the people will love him when they know him. Making his point clear on his candidature from Varanasi seat, Modi in an interview to ANI said, "I am not going to Varanasi to defeat anyone. I...
  • PMO to seek Modi's views on disclosing his letters with Vajpayee 13-04-2014 01:49 PM

    New Delhi: The Prime Minister's Office will take the nod of Gujarat government and Chief Minister Narendra Modi for releasing the correspondence exchanged with the then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee after the post-Godhra riots in 2002. The information was earlier denied by the Central Public Information Officer of the...
  • SC refuses to entertain plea questioning SIT clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots 11-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots. The apex court also declined the plea to reconstitute the SIT for a probe into the riots case. The SIT...
  • Congress puts Vajpayee's photo on website, stirs controversy 11-04-2014 10:38 AM

    New Delhi: The Congress party stirred a controversy by putting Bharatiya Janata Party leader and former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee's photo on its official website. The photo was published with a caption that read: "Atal had said Modi did not follow Raj Dharma. How can a person whom Atal...
  • Open Mike: Is there a 'Modi wave' in Western Uttar Pradesh? 08-04-2014 11:03 PM

    In a special series 'Open Mike' CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visits DN College in Meerut to take youth's opinion on 'Modi wave' and the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections. ...
  • Spot the difference between media cover-up of the 1984 and 2002 riots

    Espresso Economics |  Vivian Fernandes
    Reverence in the media to those in authority and a tendency to fall in line, allows those indulging in political mass murders to escape justice...

  • There will be serious consequences if Modi becomes PM: Chidambaram 06-04-2014 03:14 PM

    New Delhi: In probably one of the strongest attacks on Narendra Modi, Finance Minister P Chidambaram accused the Gujarat CM of being solely responsible for the communal massacre of 2002. There will be serious consequences if Modi became the next Prime Minister, warned the Congress stalwart launching a scathing attack...
  • Man and myth collide as Modi eyes final ascent to power 05-04-2014 01:54 PM

    Vadnagar (Gujarat): Narendra Modi spent his childhood in a modest three-room dwelling made of mud and brick nestled in a narrow, crowded lane in the town of Vadnagar. The tea stall his father ran with the help of his sons is just as it was then, a small shed of...
  • The Economist criticises Modi, says he's a man who thrives on division 04-04-2014 08:19 AM

    New Delhi: There is strong criticism coming in for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi ahead of the Lok Sabha polls. English weekly The Economist has refused to back Modi for the PM's post and called him a man associated with 'sectarian hatred'. The weekly has accused Modi...
  • Narendra Modi needs to do much more to reach out to Muslims

    Newsman |  Rajdeep Sardesai
    "He is an expert in turning a lie into the truth. It is the BJP's principle to divide the nation and rule. Wherever the BJP...

  • Azam Khan hits out at Jaitley, Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots 02-04-2014 10:54 AM

    Samajwadi Party leader Azam Khan has out at BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and Arun Jaitley over the 2002 Gujarat riots. The SP leader said, "We don't expect Modi or the BJP to apologise for the 2002 riots." ...
  • Constant threat of communal riots if Modi becomes PM: Mayawati 31-03-2014 06:51 PM

    Raking up the 2002 Gujarat riots issue, BSP supremo Mayawati on Monday claimed the country would be under a constant threat of communal violence if Narendra Modi became the PM and spoke of forming her party government at the Centre. Addressing a meet of West Bengal party workers, the former...
  • Modi's fantasies are like Mungerilal's day dreams, says MP Congress chief Arun Yadav 31-03-2014 03:54 PM

    Drawing parallels between BJP's Prime Ministerial nominee Narendra Modi and the protagonist of a popular TV show 'Mungerilal Ke Haseen Sapne', Madhya Pradesh Congress chief Arun Yadav said the Gujarat strongman was "day-dreaming" of occupying the top post. "Voting for the Lok Sabha polls hasn't commenced yet, and Modi has...
  • Mayawati attacks Modi, says BJP will ruin country's peace 27-03-2014 06:02 PM

    BSP chief Mayawati on Thursday launched a frontal attack on BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi saying the country will be "ruined" due to spike in communal riots if he is voted to power. Hitting the campaign trail in Vidarbha, which is considered as a Congress bastion with a sizable Dalit...
  • Modi can never be the Prime Minister, says Kapil Sibal 23-03-2014 05:24 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress has out rightly dismissed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi as a credible challenge in the forth coming Lok Sabha elections. Union Minister Kapil Sibal claimed that no matter how hard the Gujarat strongman tries he can never be the Prime Minister of the country. Speaking...
  • Khurshid compares Modi to a nursery student who thinks he has a PhD 19-03-2014 09:21 AM

    New Delhi: External Affairs Minister Salman Khurshid has once again stroked a controversy by questioning Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's claim of having received a clean chit in 2002 Gujarat riots and comparing him to a nursery student. Khurshid said, "I don't know of Supreme Court giving...
  • Modi does not require a certificate from anyone: BJP 17-03-2014 07:36 PM

    BJP spokesperson Shahnawaz Hussain hit back at Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi for his attack on Narendra Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots. He said that Modi required "no certificate from anyone," ...
  • BJP hits back at Congress for attacking Modi over 2002 riots 16-03-2014 05:52 PM

    BJP leader Meenakshi Lekhi hit back at Congress for attacking Narendra Modi over 2002 Gujarat riots. Lekhi said, "The SIT report on Modi is the only thing Congress has to attack him. It has become their agenda because they don't have anything else to talk about. That is why the...
  • Narendra Modi is welcome to apply for a visa: US 08-03-2014 11:44 AM

    Washington: Even as a visiting US official indicated the country's willingness to work with India's new leader post elections whoever it may be, Washington insisted there is no change in its visa policy in respect of Narendra Modi. Bhartiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate was "welcome to apply for a...
  • Murder charges dog right-hand man of Narendra Modi 03-03-2014 10:44 PM

    Ahmedabad: Amit Shah is charged with three counts of murder. He is also a key election campaign manager and close aide of Narendra Modi, the frontrunner to become India's next prime minister. To supporters, Shah's proven talent in winning elections makes him the obvious choice to run Modi's campaign in...
  • Narendra Modi is 'killer of humanity', says Mulayam Singh 02-03-2014 03:08 PM

    Allahabad: Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav on Sunday launched a scathing attack on the BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, calling him "a killer of humanity". Addressing a large gathering at the Parade ground, Yadav took on the Congress as well, saying both the major parties were detrimental for...
  • No change in policy on 2002 Gujarat riots: US 01-03-2014 03:31 PM

    Omission of Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's name from a US human rights report was no indication of a change in policy, a US official has reiterated. "There is no change in policy. There's no editing error," State Department spokesperson Jen Psaki told reporters on Friday when...
  • US denies going soft on Narendra Modi 28-02-2014 01:20 PM

    Denying it had gone soft on Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi over his alleged role in 2002 Gujarat riots, the US says it continues to express concerns about communal violence across India. Unlike previous years, India section of the State Department's Congressionally mandated "2013 Country Reports on...
  • FTP: Rajnath apologises to Muslims: Are young Muslims willing to give the BJP a chance? 27-02-2014 11:01 PM

    BJP chief Rajnath Singh on Tuesday while addressing a gathering of Muslims in New Delhi apologised for the 'mistakes' made in the past and appealed to the minority community to give the party a chance. CNN-IBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose visited the Jamia Millia Islamia in New Delhi and asked...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai 26-02-2014 10:27 PM

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Can Modi and BJP ever win the hearts and minds of the Indian muslims? 26-02-2014 10:04 PM

    In a bid to boost its electoral fortunes, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Muslims as party President Rajnath Singh said he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, a reference to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Rajnath has even asked the minority community to give the...
  • BJP must accept what happened in Gujarat, then apologise: Khurshid 26-02-2014 12:49 PM

    New Delhi: Ahead of the Lok Sabha elections, the war of words have turn ugly between the Congress and the Bharatiya Janata Party with either of the parties not leaving a chance to hit out at the other. Hours after BJP President Rajnath Singh said that he was ready to...
  • Did BJP apologise for Babri Masjid or Gujarat riots, asks Muslim cleric 26-02-2014 11:12 AM

    New Delhi: Hours after BJP President Rajnath Singh reached out to the Muslims saying he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, one of the Muslim clerics said the party should clarify on which issue they were apologising. Muslim religious leader Maulana Khalid Rasheed said, "Rajnath Singh needs to...
  • Rajnath tries to bury ghosts of 2002, Cong says Modi must apologise 26-02-2014 07:50 AM

    New Delhi: In a bid to boost its electoral fortunes, the Bharatiya Janata Party has reached out to the Muslims as party President Rajnath Singh said he was ready to apologise for any past mistakes, a reference to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Rajnath has even asked the minority community to...