Amicus Curiae

  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court to hear Zakia Jafri's plea on Wednesday 23-04-2013 10:39 PM

    Ahmedabad: A protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri seeking rejection of the SIT report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the post-Godhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 post-Godhra riots victim...
  • Court asks Zakia Jafri to file protest petition by Nov 7 30-10-2012 08:20 PM

    Ahmedabad: A local court on Tuesday granted more time to Zakia Jafri to file a protest petition challenging the Closure Report of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi among others in the 2002 riot cases. The court of...
  • Ramdev swoop was pre-planned: Amicus Curiae 16-12-2011 04:08 PM

    New Delhi: The midnight swoop on Baba Ramdev was an organised crackdown to meet political ends, Amicus Curiae Rajiv Dhawan told the the Supreme Court on Friday. Dhawan claimed that Delhi Police official were in was in constant touch with the Union Home Ministry during the crackdown on Ramdev and...
  • Amicus report, a fresh trouble for Narendra Modi 23-10-2011 07:25 PM

    New Delhi: There is fresh trouble for BJP poster boy and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the Gujarat riots cases. According to Amicus Curiae report of the 2002 Gujarat riots case, the case against Modi cannot be closed. The report authored by Supreme Court senior advocate Raju Ramachandran indicates...
  • Police used force to evict Ramdev: SC advisor 29-08-2011 05:07 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court's amicus curiae has castigated the Delhi Police for its action on Baba Ramdev saying that the police used force on innocent people to break Ramdev's agitation at Ramlila Maidan. Amicus curiae Rajeev Dhawan accused the Delhi Police of perpetrating violence on innocent people during its...