GULBARG SOCIETY

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  • Gulbarg fund case: Gujarat HC stays Teesta's arrest till April 23 April 4, 2014

    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 sought...
  • 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...
  • Court reserves order on Teesta Setalvad, husband's bail plea March 18, 2014

    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 pronounced...
  • SC refuses to grant anticipatory bail to Teesta Setalvad, husband February 24, 2014

    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 the...
  • FIR against Teesta, husband for allegedly usurping money January 6, 2014

    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 420...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • 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...
  • Gujarat riots: Crime Branch to probe Teesta Setalvad's collection of funds March 13, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ahmedabad Crime Branch is likely to conduct an inquiry into activist Teesta Setalvad's collection of funds for Gulbarg Society. The residents had alleged that Teesta had collected donations in the name of Gulbarg Society and had not distributed the money. A section of Gulberg Society residents met...
  • 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 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...
  • 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 25,000page...
  • 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 Courtappointed 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 Courtappointed SIT found no prosecutable evidence against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The report is 25,000pages long. The court has asked Jafri...
  • Found no proof against Modi: SIT chief April 10, 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....
  • Gulbarg Society massacre: Modi gets clean chit April 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, accused by slain former Congress MP Ehsaan Jafri's wife Zakia of not acting against rioters, has been given a clean chit by the Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the Gulbarg Society massacre case which took place during the 2002 riots in the...
  • 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 postGodhra 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 nonbinding 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...
  • Gulbarg case: Court to hear Jafri's petition February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court will hear a fresh petition filed by the family of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri on Wednesday. Zakia 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 Last Word: Modi still in riot shadow? February 28, 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. ...