Gulbarg Society

  • Gulbarg fund case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 23 04-04-2014 03:11 PM

    In a relief to social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's son Tanvir, the Gujarat High Court on Friday stayed their arrest till April 23 in connection with the Gulbarg fund embezzlement case. The High Court extended the stay after the state government...
  • Gulbarg Society fund case: Teesta Setalvad faces arrest as court rejects bail plea 25-03-2014 06:17 PM

    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...
  • Court reserves order on Teesta Setalvad, husband's bail plea 18-03-2014 06:39 PM

    A local court on Tuesday concluded the hearing and reserved its order on social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand's anticipatory bail pleas in connection with the Gulbarg society fund embezzlement case. Ahmedabad city sessions court judge H C Vora reserved the order which is likely to be...
  • SC refuses to grant anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad, husband 24-02-2014 04:00 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to grant anticipatory bail to social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand but extended interim protection from arrest till March end in a case lodged against them in Ahmedabad for alleged embezzlement of funds. The couple had approached the apex court against...
  • FIR against Teesta, husband for allegedly usurping money 06-01-2014 11:25 AM

    An FIR has been lodged against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri and two others for allegedly usurping Rs 1.51 crore collected by them for turning Gulbarg Society into a museum, police said. "An FIR has been lodged under Sections 120(B), 406 and...
  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi 26-12-2013 05:30 PM

    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 26-12-2013 02:52 PM

    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...
  • Timeline: SIT probe in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases 26-12-2013 09:22 AM

    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:...
  • Gujarat court likely to hear Zakia's protest petition 24-04-2013 02:00 AM

    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...
  • Cong slams Modi's fast as gimmickry 13-09-2011 08:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Congress on Tuesday dismissed as 'gimmickry' Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's plans for a three-day fast for peace, harmony and unity in his state and said he should instead start with offering a 'comprehensive apology' for the 2002 riots. "It is genuine contrition which matters and which...
  • Is Communal Violence Bill necessary to prevent Gujarat type riots?

    Tonight at 10, Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts whether Communal Violence Bill is necessary to prevent Gujarat type riots? ...
  • Trial court is our hope now: Tanveer Jafri 12-09-2011 12:44 PM

    Former MP Ehsan Jafri's son Tanveer Jafri says he is satisfied with the Supreme Court's order on 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • SC order a setback for riot victims: Congress 12-09-2011 12:26 PM

    Congress spokesperson Rashid Alvi added that the Supreme Court order is not a clean chit for Narendra Modi. ...
  • Possible that SIT probe wasn't proper: Zakia 12-09-2011 11:58 AM

    New Delhi: Former MP Ehsan Jafri's wife and the petitioner in Gulbarg Society case Zakia Jafri on Monday expressed disappointment and anger over the Supreme Court's order on the 2002 Gujarat riots. The Supreme Court directed the SIT to file its final report to the lower court. The apex court...
  • We are relieved now: BJP on SC order on Guj riots 12-09-2011 11:14 AM

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Monday expressed relief over the Supreme Court's order on the 2002 Gujarat riots. The Supreme Court directed the SIT to file its final report to the lower court. The apex court observed that the trial court will decide on the application in...
  • SC order not a clean chit to Modi: Teesta 12-09-2011 11:07 AM

    Speaking to CNN-IBN, Teesta Setalvad said the the Supreme Court has accepted the investigations done so far and sent the case to the trial court. ...
  • Timeline: SIT probe into the 2002 Gujarat riots 12-09-2011 10:11 AM

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team to probe the 2002 Gujarat riots was formed in 2008. Following is the sequence of events since the the SIT took over the case: March 26, 2008: The Supreme Court constitutes a five-member SIT headed by Ex-CBI Chief R K Raghavan to probe nine...
  • I have faith in the Supreme Court: Zakia Jafri 12-09-2011 10:02 AM

    The Supreme Court will decide if Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's role should be probed in the 2002 Gujarat riots case. ...
  • Gulbarg massacre: eyewitness recalls the horror 12-09-2011 08:28 AM

    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,...
  • Why Narendra Modi might still be worried 12-09-2011 08:09 AM

    New Delhi: Hindutva's poster boy and Gujarat Chief Minister narendra Modi is seen as the most prominent face of Gen next of the BJP, also often seen as a Prime Ministerial candidate. The Supreme court verdict in the 2002 Gulberga Society massacre will perhaps decide whether he will move from...
  • Gulbarg case: SC to decide Modi's fate today 11-09-2011 11:26 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday is likely to decide whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's role should be probed in the 2002 Gulbarg Society case. Sixty nine people, including Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, were killed by a rioting mob in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002. In February, the...
  • Gulbarg case: SIT gives clean chit to Pande 27-05-2011 04:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: In a clean chit to former Gujarat DGP PC Pande, Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) has told a court in Ahmedabad that there was no evidence of dereliction of duty by the IPS officer during the 2002 riots. SIT finding is that there is no evidence of dereliction...
  • Gulbarg case: Teesta demands FIR against Modi 19-02-2011 08:08 AM

    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, who was here...
  • SIT probe plot to malign Modi: BJP 28-03-2010 06:53 PM

    Activists and opposition parties have resumed their attack on Modi. ...
  • SC has to be satisfied not me: Modi 28-03-2010 10:21 AM

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