Gulbarg Society Massacre

  • Timeline: SIT probe in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases December 26, 2013

    An Ahmedabad court is set to decide whether to uphold the clean chit to BJP Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. This will be announced on a petition filed by slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri. Here's a look at the timeline of the case:...
  • 2002 riots: Gulbarg Society residents, Setalvad caught in a dispute March 1, 2013

    Ahmedabad: It's been 11 years since the Godhra riots, but apart from waiting for justice, victims' families are now facing what they call another injustice. At a function marking 11 years of the riots, at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society, activist Teesta Setalvad was missing from the memorial service. The human rights...
  • 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 Jafri’s 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...
  • Gujarat riots: Teesta's plea for report rejected July 16, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad metropolitan court on Monday rejected a petition by Teesta Setalvad and Amrish Patel to inspect the Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots. While dismissing Setalvad and Patel's petition, the court allowed Zakia Jafri's lawyer to inspect the 25,000-page...
  • Full text: Amicus curiae's report on Gujarat riots May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Amicus Curiae Raju Ramachandran's report on the 2002 Gujarat riots found that the role Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi needs to be investigated. Read the full text of the final report: SUBMITTED BY: RAJU RAMACHANDRAN, SENIOR ADVOCATE (AMICUS CURIAE) I. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND: 1. This Hon'ble Court vide order dated 27.04.2009 directed the Special...
  • Probe Modi's role in Gujarat riots: Amicus curiae May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Amicus curiae Raju Ramachandran's report on the 2002 Gujarat riots found that the role Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi needs to be investigated. According to Ramachandran the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) found that the conduct of certain police officials and public prosecutors were deficient while dealing...
  • 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 Court-appointed SIT found no prosecutable evidence against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The report is 25,000-pages long. The court has asked Jafri...
  • Found no proof against Modi: SIT chief April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: Special Investigation Team (SIT) Chief Raghavan on Tuesday said that they have filed the closure report in the Gulbarg Society massacre case as they did not find any evidence against any of the 58 accused, including Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "We have filed a report saying no evidence....
  • Gujarat riots: SIT to give its report to Zakia Jafri April 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri should be given a copy of the Special Investigation Team report on the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre within 30 days, the Ahmedabad court of Metropolitan Magistrate MS Bhatt ruled on Tuesday. Zakia, the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, has accused 58 people of being involved in...
  • Guj riots: Court verdict on Zakia's plea likely April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court is expected to decide on Zakia Jafri's plea for a copy of the SIT report on the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre on Tuesday. Zakia, who is the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, has accused over 50 people of being involved in the post-Godhra riots...
  • 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...
  • US urges Gujarat to restore religious freedom March 3, 2012

    Washington: A Congressional resolution urging Gujarat government to restore religious freedom in the state has been introduced in the US House of Representatives on the occasion of the 10th anniversary of communal riots. The non-binding resolution (H Res 569) "recognising the 10th anniversary of the tragic communal violence in Gujarat"...
  • 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...
  • The Last Word: Modi still in riot shadow? February 29, 2012

    Ten years after the Gujarat massacre, how does the nation view Narendra Modi? Does he still face serious questions about his alleged role? Is he the best administrator in the country? Or can both coincide? ...
  • Zakia getting the SIT report a victory for us: Teesta Setalvad February 15, 2012

    Activist Teesta Setalvad said that she was happy with the court order to give the SIT report to Zakia Jafri. ...
  • Zakia still can't see the report: SIT Counsel February 15, 2012

    The Gujarat court has directed the SIT to give its report in the Gulbarg Society Massacre within a month. ...
  • 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...
  • 2002 riots: Teesta says she received death threats February 13, 2012

    Social activist Teesta Setalvad claimed on Monday that she was receiving death threats ever since the SIT report on the 2002 riots was submitted to the Gujarat court. ...
  • Timeline: Zakia Jafri's plea against Modi February 15, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court on Wednesday rejected Zakia Jafri's application asking for a copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg Society massacre case. The court, instead, asked the SIT to submit all the relevant documents before it by March 15. Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain Congress MP Ehsan...
  • 2002 riots: Court hearing crucial for Modi February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: The court hearing of the SIT report on the Gulbarg society case in the 2002 riots will not just have legal, but political implications as well. It will make clear whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi can move out of the state to national politics. Lion of Gujarat,...
  • Plea filed against SIT report in Gulbarg case February 9, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain Congress MP Ehsaan Jafri, and Teesta Setalvad-led 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...
  • Gulbarg case: Jafri's wife says she'll fight back February 9, 2012

    New Delhi: After reports suggesting that the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) has not found enough evidence against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the Ehsan Jafri killing case, the former Congress MP's wife Zakia Jafri has expressed her disappointment. Zakia said that she is really disappointed with the report...
  • Gulbarg case: SIT clean chit to Narendra Modi? February 9, 2012

    Ahmedabad: 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 Minister...
  • Gujarat: SIT files report on Ehsan Jafri case February 8, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the Ehsan Jafri killing in Gujarat has filed a report on the case. Crime branch sources claimed that the committee appointed by the Supreme Court hasn't found enough evidence against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but the SIT officials haven't offered any confirmation...
  • Gulbarg massacre: eyewitness recalls the horror September 12, 2011

    New Delhi: For the victims of the Gulbarg Society massacre, it's been a nine-year long wait for justice. Imitiyaz Pathan, who lost 8 members of his family is among the few who came forward to testify against the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Imtiyaz Pathan clearly remembers February 28, 2002,...
  • Gulbarg case: Teesta demands FIR against Modi February 19, 2011

    Jalna, Maharashta: Human rights activist Teesta Setalvad has demanded that an FIR be lodged against Gujarat Chief Minister Narandra Modi and others in the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case in which hundreds of people including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri were killed by a rioting mob. Setlvad,...
  • SIT probe plot to malign Modi: BJP March 28, 2010

    Reacting against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's questioning by SIT for his involvement in the Gulbarg Society massacre, a cornered BJP is calling it a campaign to malign their CM. Meanwhile activists and opposition parties have resumed their attack on Modi. ...
  • CJI, Modi share dais at college convocation March 28, 2010

    Gandhinagar: A day after he was questioned by a Supreme Court-appointed panel over his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots, Chief Minister Narendra Modi shared the dais with Chief Justice of India KG Balakrishnan on Sunday at the first annual convocation of the Gujarat National Law University. Modi was...