Ishrat Jahan

  • Ishrat case: Hearing on naming Amit Shah as accused adjourned till April 21 26-03-2014 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a court on Wednesday that it needed 25 days time to reply to a plea filed by the father of one of the victims in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Gopinath Pillai, father of Javed alias Pranesh Pillai, had filed an...
  • Ishrat case: No preliminary enquiry against Modi's ministers, CBI clarifies 18-03-2014 12:32 PM

    New Delhi: Just hours after it was reported that the CBI had filed a preliminary enquiry against his top ministers of BJP's PM candidate Narendra Modi based on new evidence in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, the CBI issued a denial. The CBI claimed that no such preliminary enquiry had...
  • Ishrat: victim's kin seeks to make Amit Shah, ex-DGP accused 14-03-2014 07:34 PM

    A special CBI court in Ahmedabad on Friday issued notices to former Gujarat minister of the state for home, Amit Shah, and former Director General of Police KR Kaushik on a petition seeking to make them accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Gopinath Pillay, the father of Pranesh...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court notice to Modi-aide Amit Shah 14-03-2014 03:05 PM

    Ahmedabad: A CBI court in Ahmedabad has issued a notice to Amit Shah - a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi - KR Kaushik and the CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The notice is returnable on March 26. The notice has been issued on the basis of...
  • Truth slips out, Cong mastered art of 'misusing' CBI: Jaitley 09-02-2014 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: BJP on Sunday said the truth about alleged political misuse of CBI had "slipped out" after the reported comment by its Director Ranjit Sinha in the Ishrat Jahan case, charging that Congress has "mastered the art of manipulating" the agency during the UPA's decade-long rule. Sinha is reported...
  • IB officer behind affidavit declaring Ishrat a terrorist: CBI 09-02-2014 09:30 AM

    New Delhi: Former IB Special Director Rajinder Kumar, accused by CBI of murder in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, was allegedly the brain behind the affidavit filed by Home Ministry declaring the 19-year-old victim a terrorist. In its supplementary charge sheet in the encounter case, CBI has alleged that Kumar...
  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI is under political pressure, says Arun Jaitley 08-02-2014 04:53 PM

    In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said that all CBI cases...
  • Ishrat Jahan: CBI chief says UPA never pressured to prosecute Shah 08-02-2014 10:18 AM

    New Delhi: In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Sinha denied that he gave a statement saying that the UPA would...
  • Ishrat Jahan Case: BJP accuses UPA of 'changing stand' 07-02-2014 09:31 PM

    New Delhi: Accusing the UPA of changing its stand in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case in a bid to implicate Narendra Modi, BJP on Friday said it has caused "irreparable damage" to the country's intelligence agencies and their ability to undertake covert operations against terror. Leader of the Opposition in...
  • Ishrat case: Supplementary chargesheet filed, Amit Shah not named 06-02-2014 03:20 PM

    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 Rajinder...
  • Amit Shah not named in Ishrat case supplementary chargesheet: Sources 06-02-2014 11:59 AM

    New Delhi: In a breather for former Gujarat home minister and Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah, the supplementary chargesheet filed in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case has given a clean chit to him. According to sources, the chargesheet is likely to be filed on Thursday. The chargesheet has been...
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  • News 360: Divided Congress may withdraw support to AAP 24-12-2013 09:43 PM

    Even before the Aam Aadmi Party could form the government in Delhi with Congress supporting it from outside, divisions within the latter over the strategy have come out in the open. Government formation in Delhi may take some more time, as sources say that the Congress is seriously considering the...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan case: Sources 24-12-2013 05:16 PM

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close confidant Amit Shah, the CBI has given a clean chit to him in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, say sources. Sources have told CNN-IBN that the supplementary chargesheet filed by...
  • Modi's confidant Amit Shah accused of illegal snooping on woman in B'lore 15-11-2013 08:11 PM

    New Delhi: Bharatiya Janta Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide and former minister of state for home Amit Shah was on Friday accused of misusing his powers and police machinery for illegal surveillance of a young woman in 2009. The allegations were made at...
  • Ishrat case: CBI sends judicial request to Pakistan 15-11-2013 05:51 PM

    New Delhi: CBI has sent a judicial request to Pakistan seeking to establish the identity of Amjad Ali Rana and Zeeshan Johar who were killed in the Ahmedabad encounter along with 19-year-old Ishrat Jahan nearly nine years ago. The agency had carried out detailed search in Kashmir even though it...
  • Ishrat case: After quizzing Amit Shah, CBI set to file chargesheet 14-10-2013 08:27 AM

    Ahmedabad: There could be trouble for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's right hand man Amit Shah. After questioning him in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the CBI is now preparing to file a supplementary chargesheet in the case. The CBI is probing the conspiracy behind the alleged killing of...
  • Ishrat fake encounter case: CBI questions Amit Shah 12-10-2013 07:18 PM

    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...
  • CBI probe in Amit Shah's role in Ishrat encounter case inevitable: Cong 24-09-2013 02:54 PM

    Congress minister Jagdambika Pal said that the CBI probe in BJP General Secretary and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah's was inevitable in Ishrat Jahan encounter case. He said, "If the IPS officer in the Ishrat Jahan case says that he acted at the behest of the...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter: CBI to quiz Modi aide Amit Shah, say sources 24-09-2013 11:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday said it need to question BJP General Secretary and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, CBI sources said. CBI sources also said that Amit Shah will be questioned soon but they have not...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI questions one Gujarat minister, summons another 23-09-2013 12:59 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned Gujarat minister Bhupendrasingh Chudasam, former minister Praful Patel and Advocate General Kamal Trivedi in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. On Monday, Gujarat Law Minister Pradeep Singh Jadeja, was questioned by the CBI. This over accusations that the investigation was...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI summons IAS officers GC Murmu , AK Sharma 21-09-2013 12:11 PM

    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...
  • DG Vanzara's letter not an evidence in encounter cases: CBI sources 05-09-2013 05:19 PM

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said that he has not received letter from suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara. Sinha added that the investigative agency will examine the letter in the context of Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. "We are yet to get a copy of his letter officially....
  • Modi government rejects IPS officer DG Vanzara's resignation 04-09-2013 11:58 AM

    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...
  • Opponents rattled by Modi's elevation within the party: BJP on sting operation CD, Vanzara letter 04-09-2013 10:59 AM

    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 04-09-2013 09:49 AM

    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...
  • BJP backs Modi, says Vanzara's claims a result of frustration 04-09-2013 07:56 AM

    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...
  • 22 alleged terrorists killed in 4 years by Gujarat Police for 'conspiring' to kill Modi 03-09-2013 11:19 PM

    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...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara quits, says his 'god' Modi shielding Amit Shah 03-09-2013 09:48 PM

    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 03-09-2013 08:15 PM

    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...