CARNAGE

  • 2009 Khagaria carnage: Main accused arrested from Haryana November 20, 2013

    Bihar police on Tuesday arrested the main accuse of the 2009 carnage in Khagaria district in which 16 persons from Jhajhar in Haryana were killed. Special Task Force (STF) arrested Manoj Sada and another person Sanjay Sada from a place under Beri police station of Jhajhar district on Tuesday morning, IGP...
  • 1997 Dalit massacre: Bihar government to move SC against HC verdict October 10, 2013

    Patna: The Bihar government will file an appeal against the High Court verdict before the Supreme Court in the 1997 Laxmanpur Bathe massacre case. On Wednesday, the Patna High Court had set aside the conviction of all 26 Ranvir Sena members accused in the case. A division bench acquitted them citing...
  • Nitish deferred probe into Godhra carnage to save Modi: Lalu April 18, 2013

    Patna: Refusing to buy Nitish Kumar's argument absolving himself of the Godhra tragedy, Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) chief Lalu Prasad on Wednesday accused him of closing the Railways' probe in the train burning incident to suit the interest of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "Nitish as Railway Minister had closed...
  • After PM candidate, BJP, JD(U) spar over 2002 Godhra carnage April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: There is a new low in the ties between the Bharatiya Janata Party and the Janata Dal (United) as the two parties have taken on each other over the Sabarmati tragedy in Godhra in 2002. BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi on Monday pointed out that it was Bihar Chief...
  • CBI probe into Marad conspiracy: Ball now in Keralas court August 24, 2012

    With all political parties finally giving a green signal for a CBI probe into the larger conspiracy behind the Marad carnage in 2003, the ball is now in the court of the state government.The CPM and the Congress, which have been vehemently opposing the Central Agency probe since the incidents,...
  • 1996 Bihar carnage: SC admits pleas against acquittals July 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday admitted the Bihar government's appeal against the acquittal of 23 people, allegedly involved in the 1996 carnage of 21 dalits at Bathani Tola in Bhojpur district of the state by Ranvir Sena. On the appeals filed by the state government and also the family...
  • Chronology of events in the Best Bakery case July 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Best Bakery case, in which 14 people were killed on March 1, 2002 during the Gujarat carnage, had become one of the most highprofile cases of the violence that erupted across Gujarat after the Godhra train incident. Following is the chronology of events in the Best Bakery...
  • A few elements trying to disturb Guj peace: Modi February 26, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Sunday said a handful of people involved in Gujarat bashing were making futile attempts to disturb peace and unity in the state. "There might be only five or 25 antiGujarat elements trying in vain all tricks of the trade and mischief to create hatred...
  • Now Showing: Masand reviews 'Jodi Breakers', 'The Artist' and others February 25, 2012

    This week Rajeev Masand reviews Bipasha Basustarrer 'Jodi Breakers', 'The Artist', 'Moneyball', 'My Week with Marilyn' and 'Carnage'. ...
  • Masand: 'Carnage' a wickedly funny chamber piece February 24, 2012

    Cast: Jodie Foster, Kate Winslet, Christoph Waltz Director: Roman Polanski The idea of watching four people arguing in a room for eighty minutes hardly sounds like fun. But this is a film by Roman Polanski, and the acting's top notch. Brimming with sharp, witty dialogue, and unfolding in a slightly cramped upscale New...
  • Friday Releases: 'The Artist', 'Carnage', 'My Week With Marilyn' February 24, 2012

    Hollywood's got a lot to offer this Friday from a biopic on Marilyn Monroe to Roman Polanski's 'The Carnage' and Brad Pitstarrer 'Moneyball' . ...
  • Friday Release: 'Carnage' is all dark humour February 23, 2012

    New Delhi: Directed by Roman Polanski Carnage is a dark comedy that works on the power of razor sharp wit. The movie is being called one of the best comedies of the year but Carnage is not for the slapstick lovers. Based on the French play God of...
  • Not a shred of evidence against Modi: Jaitley September 12, 2011

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley has claimed that there is not a shred of evidence against Narendra Modi and the Gujarat Chief Minister is the victim of huge propaganda against his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. In the 2002 Gujarat riots case, the Supreme Court on Monday...
  • 'God is great' tweets a relieved Modi September 12, 2011

    Ahmedabad: "God is great!" tweeted Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi today summing up in three words his reaction to the Supreme Court direction in the 2002 Gulburg Society riots case. The apex court on Monday refused to pass any order on Modi's alleged inaction to contain the statewide riots triggered...
  • Watch: Trailer of Roman Polanski's 'Carnage' August 24, 2011

    New Delhi: The first teaser of director Roman Polanski's dark satire 'Carnage' is out. Based upon the famous play 'God of Carnage' by French playwright Yasmina Reza, 'Carnage' portrays the emotional involvement of two different sets of parents with their children. The characters are based in Brooklyn, US, where they...
  • Film made on Nandigram carnage May 3, 2011

    Nandigram: The Nandigram violence will now be a part of a film that also includes victims of rape, arson and other atrocities in Nandigram. The actors of the film are the victims of the Nandigram carnage. For 15yearold Nandigram victim Bulu Mir the wounds on his body may have...
  • CBI submits preliminary report on Netai killings March 4, 2011

    Kolkata: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) submitted its preliminary report on Netai killings before the Calcutta High Court in a sealed envelope on Friday. The Calcutta High Court had ordered that the investigation into the carnage at Netai where nine villagers were killed be handed over to the CBI...
  • Godhra: Court to pronounce sentences today February 28, 2011

    Ahmedabad: A special court trying the Godhra train burning case is likely to pronounce on Tuesday the quantum of punishment for the 31 convicts. Designated judge PR Patel hearing the case inside the Sabarmati Central Jail here would pronounce the quantum of punishment to those...
  • Godhra: Court to pronounce sentences tomorrow February 24, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The special court here is likely to pronounce the quantum of punishment for the 31 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case on Friday. As many as 59 people were killed in the incident and it sparked off largescale communal violence in Gujarat. ...
  • SC refuses to stay judgement in Godhra case January 25, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday refused to stay delivery of judgement in the Sabarmati Express train burning case. The verdict in the case will be pronounced on February 19. The judgement on the Godhra carnage case, where 58 people were burnt to death triggering massive communal riots across Gujarat,...
  • Guj riots: SC asks SIT to drop 2 cops from probe April 7, 2010

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday asked the SIT probing the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat to drop senior IPS officersGeeta Johri and Shivanand Jha from its team and said the question of staying the trial will be considered after obtaining the State's response. A three judge special bench of...
  • Guj prosecutors quizzed for saffron link March 29, 2010

    Less than two days after the Supreme Court appointed Special Investigation Team probing into the 2002 Gujarat riots grilled Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, CNNIBN has come to learn that Modi was not the only person to be summoned by the team. According to sources, three advocates appointed by the government...
  • Marad carnage case: 62 held guilty, given life term January 15, 2009

    New Delhi: A sessions Court in Kozhikode on Thursday pronounced life sentence on 62 of 63 convicts in 2001s Marad carnage case. One convict, who has already served five years in jail, was released. The Court said death sentence was not necessary as it was not a rarest of rare cases. In...
  • 63 convicted, 76 acquitted in Marad carnage case December 27, 2008

    Kozhikode: The special Court on Saturday convicted 63 accused, in a case relating to the May 2001 rpt 2001 communal attack at Marad beach near here, while acquitting 76 others for want of evidence. The attack had claimed nine lives. Pronouncing the verdict in the case, Additional Session Judge Babu Mathew...
  • Should Parzania be shown in Gujarat? January 26, 2007

    Rahul Dholakia's critically acclamied Parzania is having the same fate as Kunal Kohli's Fanaa. ...
  • Fireproof version of Gujarat carnage December 10, 2006

    New Delhi: Set on the first night of the Gujarat carnage in 2002, Fireproof is a gutwrenching story. On the one hand, it is a story with more than its share of drama that works on different levels. And on the other, it's the quest of a father trying to navigate...