2002 POST GODHRA RIOTS

  • Continue visa ban on Modi, says a US panel May 1, 2013

    Washington: A panel in the United States has asked the government to continue its visa ban on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The panel said there was significant evidence linking Modi to the violence in Gujarat in 2002. The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its annual report has...
  • Narendra Modi welcome to apply for visa: US April 5, 2013

    Washington: The US has reiterated that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is welcome to apply for a visa to America and that his application would be judged on its own merits. "There is no change (in US policy)...he (Modi) is welcome to apply. All visa decisions are made on...
  • SC to examine if Nanavati panel can get SIT report March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine if the Special Investigating Team appointed by it to inquire into the 2002 postGodhra riot cases can share its report with the Nanavati Commission, which too is probing into Godhra train carnage and the subsequent riots. A bench headed by Justice...
  • Jaitley defends Modi's record during Gujarat riots February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Revisiting the Gujarat riots on its tenth anniversary, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Tuesday said many people were "misled" into a "retaliatory action" after the Godhra train attack but he did not share the view that Chief Minister Narendra Modi failed to act. Jaitley also alleged that the media...
  • Guj govt subverting justice: IPS officer Bhatt August 10, 2011

    Senior IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt suspended by the Gujarat govt hits back tells CNNIBN he is being targeted for his petition in the SC. ...
  • SIT disregards Bhatt's statement against Modi April 26, 2011

    New Delhi: Sanjeev Bhatt, the Gujarat IPS officer, has caught in a raging storm over his Supreme Court affidavit claiming that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had given instructions on February 27, 2002 that Hindus be allowed to vent their anger after the Godhra train burning. It's a claim, which the...