DG Vanzara

  • Gujarat's 'encounter cop' Vanzara to retire in jail May 30, 2014

    IPS officer DG Vanzara, who is behind the bars in connection with fake encounter cases, will retire on Saturday. After serving for 34 years, the suspended officer who is in jail for the last seven years will retire. He is lodged in Sabarmati Central Prison. "We are aware that he is retiring...
  • Ishrat case: Supplementary chargesheet filed, Amit Shah not named February 6, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation has filed the supplementary chargesheet in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter. The chargesheet is a breather for former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah as he has been given a clean chit saying that he had no role to play. Former IB officer...
  • Ishrat fake encounter case: CBI questions Amit Shah October 12, 2013

    CBI has questioned Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in connection with 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case after claims of an accused IPS officer that Gujarat government was monitoring every police action during that period. Sources said Shah, who was Home Minister of the state in 2004...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI summons IAS officers GC Murmu , AK Sharma September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday summoned two IAS officers GC Murmu and AK Sharma for recording their statements in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Both the officers were present at a meeting called by Advocate General's office allegedly to derail investigations into Ishrat Jahan...
  • CBI questions fake encounter suspect Vanzara over his resignation September 20, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday is questioning the suspect of the fake encounters in Gujarat in 2002 and suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara. Vanzara is being questioned over his resignation letter where he had hit out at the former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah and blamed him...
  • Gujarat bandh: Scores of Congress leaders, supporters detained September 6, 2013

    More than 600 people, including Congress leaders and workers, were detained during Friday's bandh call given by the party demanding resignation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over IPS officer D G Vanzara's letter. Tight security is being maintained across the state to prevent any untoward incidence, police said. Congress workers were...
  • Congress calls for Gujarat bandh today over Vanzara's letter, demands Modi's resignation September 6, 2013

    The Congress party has called for a statewide bandh on Friday in Gujarat over the recent unrest caused by suspended IPS officer Vanzara's letter. The party is demanding the resignation of Narendra Modi as Chief Minister over the allegations made by Vanzara in his resignation letter. Congress has alleged on Thursday...
  • Cong wants to divert attention by raising Vanzara, Prajapati issues: BJP September 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Accusing Congress of bringing out 'cockroaches of conspiracy' to divert attention, BJP Vice President Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on Thursday said his party will not allow the focus to shift from "real issues". He also said, as to Narendra Modi's prime ministerial candidature, that "writing was on the wall". "Neither the...
  • If SP raises Vanzara issue, then Durga issue should be raised: Sena September 5, 2013

    Shiv Sena leader Sanjay Raut said if suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG vanzara issue is raised, then IAS officer Durga Shakti Nagpal issue should also be raised. Raut was hitting out at the Samajwadi Party was Durga was suspended by the Uttar Pradesh government. He said, "Vanzara has been in...
  • JD-U, SP create uproar in Rajya Sabha over Vanzara's charges September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajya Sabha on Thursday witnessed uproar by Left, SP and JD(U) members over charges by jailed IPS officer D.G. Vanzara against Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah. Members belonging to Left parties staged a walkout after they were not allowed to raise the issue. As soon as the House...
  • Live: Chidambaram speaks on rupee, economy in Lok Sabha September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: 3:55 pm: Finance Minister P Chidambaram speaks on rupee, economy in the Lok Sabha. He says rupee has overshot its true value, Correction in rupee will take place and a number of measures are being taken to ensure it finds its correct value. On economy, he says it...
  • Is Modi's man Friday Amit Shah proving to be trouble for him? September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi remains silent on the letter bomb from top IPS officer DG Vanzara, which has blamed him and close aide Amit Shah for failing to protect policemen accused in fake encounters. The question now is as to how badly this will affect the BJP...
  • Narendra Modi rolls out poll blitz, to address Indian diaspora in US September 5, 2013

    Apparently impervious to a storm created by suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara's explosive letter slamming him, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a blitz in which he would address a string of events including a video conference speech to Indian diaspora in the US this month. Modi, head of...
  • Is Amit Shah going to be a dead weight for Modi? September 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minster Narendra Modi on Wednesday rejected resignation of suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara, who is in jail in the fake encounter cases. However, Modi remained silent on Vanzara's letter, which blames him and his close aide Amit Shah for falling to protect policemen accused of fake encounters....
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 4, 2013

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  • Face the People: Are encounter cops always the fall guys for politicians? September 4, 2013

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in fake encounters, has resigned from his post and wrote a 10-page letter blaming Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah for letting police officers down. ...
  • Modi to address Indian diaspora in US through video conference September 5, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Apparently impervious to a storm created by suspended IPS officer DG Vanzara's explosive letter slamming him, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday announced a blitz in which he will address a string of events including a video conference speech to the Indian diaspora in the US this month. Modi,...
  • Jethmalani accuses Vanzara of looking for an escape by blaming Modi September 4, 2013

    BJP member and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that IPS officer DG Vanzara is looking for ways to escape by making the allegations as he has been in jail for long. Vanzara was arrested by the CBI following his transfer to Sabarmati Central jail in Ahmedabad from Mumbai. He was...
  • Modi government rejects IPS officer DG Vanzara's resignation September 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has refused to accept IPS officer DG Vanzara's resignation saying he's an accused in encounter cases. Vanzara had sent his resignation letter on September 1 alleging that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the police...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai September 4, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • Opponents rattled by Modi's elevation within the party: BJP on sting operation CD, Vanzara letter September 4, 2013

    BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said, I don't think Vanzara has made any comment against Narendra Modi personally. He might have spoken out of frustration." ...
  • Sting operation CD, Vanzara letter heat up Congress vs Modi battle September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Many are questioning the timing of Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara's letter as it came to light just a day after a freelance journalist tried to expose prominent BJP leaders for allegedly trying to shield Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah. The gloves are clearly off in the battle between...
  • BJP backs Modi, says Vanzara's claims a result of frustration September 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party continues to stand by Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi even as suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara resigned from the police force on Tuesday after alleging Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the...
  • Has Vanzara's letter stung Narendra Modi and Amit Shah? September 3, 2013

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in fake encounters, has resigned from his post and wrote a 10-page letter blaming Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his aide Amit Shah for letting police officers down. He said, "I adore Modi like a god, but my god could...
  • 22 alleged terrorists killed in 4 years by Gujarat Police for 'conspiring' to kill Modi September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Twenty two alleged terrorists were killed in over seven encounters between 2003 and 2007 by the Gujarat Police. All of them were killed as they were allegedly conspiring to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior VHP leaders. In the years of investigations that have followed, it...
  • News 360: DG Vanzara quits, blames Modi for letting officers down September 3, 2013

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. ...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara quits, says his 'god' Modi shielding Amit Shah September 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after alleging that Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the...
  • Watch: War of words between BJP, Congress over Vanzara's letter September 3, 2013

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. In a...
  • Full text of suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara's letter September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic twist in high profile Gujarat encounter case, DG Vanjara, one of the main accused in Sorabuddin, Tulsi Prajapathi and Israt Jahan encounter cases quits the police force-blames Narendra Modi and his key aide Amit Shah. In his resignation letter, Vanzara accuses the Modi government of...
  • Vanzara quits: Cong hits out at Modi, Gujarat government defends him September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress General Secretary Digvijaya Singh said Vanzara's resignation letter showed that the Gujarat government has ill-treated its officers. "The way the Gujarat government has ill-treated their officers is now evident from Vanzara's resignation. The CBI is already investigating the matter, so the truth should come out soon," he...