2002 Godhra Riots

  • Teesta cheated 2002 Godhra riots victims: Gujarat police to HC 11-03-2014 06:06 PM

    Mumbai: Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police on Tuesday told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and "embezzled funds" collected in their name....
  • Court order on Zakia's petition against closure report of SIT set for October 28 01-10-2013 09:41 AM

    A local court on Monday reserved for October 28 its order on protest petition filed by riot victim Zakia Jafri against the closure report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 communal riots. Zakia had on April...
  • No pain on Modi's face when he talks about 2002 post-Godhra riots: Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter 23-09-2013 08:35 AM

    Tara Gandhi-Bhattacharya, Mahatma Gandhi's granddaughter, on Sunday said she did not find any trace of anguish on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's face when he spoke about the 2002 post-Godhra riots in his state. Talking to reporters in Indore, she said, "I am surprised as to how Modi, being in...
  • Gujarat govt rejects SIT's appeal to seek death for Maya Kodnani 15-09-2013 09:44 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Saturday refused to grant permission to the SIT to seek death penalty for the former state minister Maya Kodnani. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi has been convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years of jail by...
  • Narendra Modi engages with Gujarati Muslims, is shown a presentation on 2002 Godhra riots 30-06-2013 08:43 AM

    Gandhinagar: The 2002 riots in Gujarat continue to pose a challenge to state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. At a conclave in Gandhinagar on Saturday, the BJP leader was shown a presentation on the riots and was asked tough questions, including on post-Godhra rehabilitation programme. "I spelt out the perception that...
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  • Ahmedabad: Godhra riot witness attacked, killed 05-11-2011 09:41 AM

    Ahmedabad: A witness of the 2002 Godhra riots was attacked and killed in Ahmedabad on Saturday morning. The witness, Nadeem Sayyed, was attacked by unidentified persons in Johapura area of Ahmedabad. Sayyed, a Congress worker, was declared brought dead by the hospital. The Ahmedabad crime branch has now taken up...
  • No disharmony, Gujarat growing unitedly: Modi 17-09-2011 08:59 PM

    Ahmedabad: On his 62nd birthday on Saturday, Gurjarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi began his 72-hour fast in Ahmedabad. Highlighting growth, development and communal harmony that Gujarat has achieved in his 10-year-long reign, Modi said Gujarat's growth model should be emulated at the national level. Modi started the day by seeking...
  • The twitterati on Modi's sadbhavna fast 17-09-2011 09:28 AM

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's three-day fast for peace and harmony begins on Saturday in Ahemdabad. The BJP leader has got support on Twitter as the site is abuzz with congratulatory messages for him. Former IPS Office Kiran Bedi has tweeted, "Pray for prosperous and harmonious Gujarat. It...
  • Modi expresses grief for 2002 riot victims 17-09-2011 07:28 AM

    New Delhi: On the eve of his 72-hour fast, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Friday in an another open letter to the nation expressed sadness for lives lost in the 2002 Godhra riots. Modi also said Gujarat has come out of these difficulties and leap-frogged on the path of...