EHSAN JAFRI

  • Gulbarg Society fund case: Teesta Setalvad faces arrest as court rejects bail plea March 25, 2014

    Social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir were on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a local court in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case. Ahmedabad city sessions court judge HC Vora also rejected anticipatory bail plea of two others who were...
  • 2002 riots: Hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea against Modi deferred to April 11 March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday deferred the hearing in the 2002 riots case of Gulbarga massacre. Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, had moved a review petition challenging a lower court's clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra...
  • 2002 riots: Zakia Jafri moves Gujarat HC against clean chit to Modi March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday filed a petition before the Gujarat High Court challenging the clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a 2002 riots case. A lower court had in December 2013 upheld a SIT closure report which gave a...
  • 2002 riots: Agree with Rahul, Modi must be punished, says Zakia Jafri January 28, 2014

    Zakia Jafri, whose husband Congress MP Ehsan Jafri was allegedly burnt to death during the 2002 Gujarat riots, has backed Rahul Gandhi, who in an interview blamed the Narendra Modi government of abetting the violence. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • Does the clean chit to Modi finally help him rid the taint of 2002 riots? December 26, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has welcomed the magistrate court order in his favour on the SIT clean chit in a 2002 riots case saying "truth alone triumphs". While remembering Mahatma Gandhi, Modi on Thursday tweeted, "Truth by nature is selfevident. As soon as you...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi December 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: With the Ahmedabad court of Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra rejecting Zakia Jafri's plea against Special Investigation Team (SIT) clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the latter said that her fight for justice will continue and she will appeal in a higher court...
  • 2002 riots: Court rejects Zakia's plea against SIT clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a major boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the court of Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra found no merit in the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed during the...
  • Enough evidence to prosecute Modi in Gujarat riots: Zakia's lawyer September 19, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Maintaining that there was enough evidence to prosecute Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the post-Godhra riots, the lawyer of Zakia Jafri on Wednesday submitted his written submissions before the metropolitan magistrate. The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is expected to file its reply by...
  • 'File chargesheet against Narendra Modi, others in 2002 post-Godhra riots case' August 30, 2013

    The lawyer of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia on Thursday told a magistrate's court in Ahmedabad that it should reject the closure report of Special Investigation Team which gives a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case. Zakia Jafri, whose husband was killed...
  • Gujarat court likely to hear Zakia's protest petition April 24, 2013

    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 postGodhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court to hear Zakia Jafri's plea on Wednesday April 23, 2013

    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 postGodhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim...
  • Gujarat riots: Jafri files plea against clean chit to Modi April 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim and former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Monday filed a protest petition in a local court seeking rejection of the SIT report giving a clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the Gulberg Society riot case. The petition...
  • Zakia Jafri entitled to SIT report on Gulbarg riots: SC February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, was entitled to the entire Special Investigation Team (SIT) report barring comments of its chief into the Gulbarg Society riots case of 2002 postGodhra violence. The apex court set aside two orders of...
  • Gujarat riots: Court rejects Zakia's plea against SIT report November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback to the activists seeking investigation against Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots case, a Gujarat court on Tuesday rejected Zakia Jafris protest petition against the SIT closure report giving clean chit to the Gujarat Chief Minister due to lapse of time. In her complaint, Zakia had...
  • Court asks Zakia Jafri to file protest petition by Nov 7 October 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A local court on Tuesday granted more time to Zakia Jafri to file a protest petition challenging the Closure Report of the Supreme Courtappointed 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...
  • How SIT report exonerates Modi: The highlights May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team, headed by former CBI director R K Raghavan, to probe the 2002 Gujarat riots has concluded in its 541page closure report that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took all possible steps to control the 2002 postGodhra riots and questioned the motive behind...
  • Gulbarg killing: Zakia gets 2 days to file reply May 7, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg Society massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT found no prosecutable evidence against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The report is 25,000pages long. The court has asked Jafri...
  • Gulbarg massacre: Zakia gets copy of SIT report May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT gave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit in the case. The report had sought a closure in...
  • Gulbarg massacre: Zakia to get SIT copy today May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad will on Monday hand over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT gave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit. The report had sought a closure in the...
  • Gulbarg massacre: court to hear Zakia's plea today March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court is set to hear Zakia Jafri's new plea seeking access to the SIT report on the Gulbarg Society massacre case on Tuesday. Zakia is the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jaffri. The SIT may submit its reply on Tuesday. Zakia has accused 64 senior politicians,...
  • Gulbarg case: Guj court rejects Zakia Jafri's plea March 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A magisterial court in Ahmedabad rejected Zakia Jafri's plea to open the Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots in court. The court has said that the SIT will submit its final report on March 15 and Zakia Jafri can apply...
  • Gulbarg case: Court to decide on Zakia's plea March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A magisterial court in Ahmedabad is expected to deliver its verdict on Zakia Jafri's plea that she be given a copy of the complete report prepared by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the Gulbarg massacre case, 2002, during which her husband, Ehsan Jafri, was murdered. Zakia has also...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: SIT report in court, crucial day for Modi February 15, 2012

    An Ahmedabad court will decide whether the SIT report, which was submitted on Feb 8 should be made public or not. ...
  • Guj riots: verdict on access to SIT report today February 15, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Wednesday will decide if the SIT probe report on the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots should be made public. The court will also take a decision on whether the SIT should submit the pertinent documents before the court. Earlier on Monday,...
  • SIT report on riots in court; Modi optimistic February 13, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi remains optimistic as the court of Metropolitan Magistrate MS Bhat in Ahmedabad is set to hear the Special Investigation Team's (SIT) closure report on the Gulbarg massacre during the 2002 riots. The court will also decide if activists Teesta Setalvad and Mukul Sinha...
  • Gujarat court to hear SIT report on 2002 riots February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court will on Monday hear the closure report filed by the Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team in the Gulbarg society massacre in the 2002 riots. It will also hear the petitions of social activists Teesta Setalvad and Mukul Sinha seeking copies of the report filed in...
  • Editor's take: critics harsh on Narendra Modi? February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Ehsan Jafri killing in Gujarat on Wednesday filed a report in the case. While the contents of the report remain under wraps, crime branch sources have claimed that the committee appointed by the Supreme Court hasn't found enough evidence against Gujarat Chief...
  • Plea filed against SIT report in Gulbarg case February 9, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain Congress MP Ehsaan Jafri, and Teesta Setalvadled Citizens for Justice and Peace filed an application in the Metropolitan Court in Ahmedabad on Thursday stating that they have an apprehension that the Special Investigation Team (SIT) has not filed the complete report in the...