MAYA KODNANI

  • Gujarat government stops SIT to file plea against Maya Kodnani bail October 3, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Government has refused permission to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to challenge the bail given to former Minister Maya Kodnani in a post-Godhra riot case. Kodnani, who was given bail by Gujarat High Court, was convicted in the Naroda Patia riot case, in which 97 people were...
  • HC dismisses SIT's plea for stay on bail to Maya Kodnani July 31, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday dismissed the plea of the Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigating Team (SIT), to grant a stay on its order granting bail to former minister Maya Kodnani in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case. A division bench comprising justices VM Sahai and RP Dholaria dismissed the...
  • News 360: 15 dead in Pune landslide tragedy, NDRF rescues 7 July 30, 2014

    Fifteen people have been killed in a landslide that took place on Wednesday in Malin village in Ambegaon taluka of Pune. Seven NDRF teams including State Disaster team are on the site for rescue and relief operation. State administration sources said that 40 houses with 150 to 200 people are...
  • Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail in Naroda Patiya case July 30, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In some relief for former state minister Maya Kodnani, the Gujarat High Court has granted bail to her in the Naroda Patiya riots case. She had been granted bail earlier as well, on medical grounds for two months. Kodnani, who was made the Gujarat minister of state for...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SC refuses to extend Maya Kodnani's interim bail February 24, 2014

    The Supreme Court on Monday refused to extend the interim bail granted to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, who has been convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riots case. A bench of justices H L Dattu and S A Bobde refused to extend the relief and said she will have to...
  • 2002 Naroda Patiya case: Maya Kodnani's bail plea to come up in SC today February 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Monday hear a plea by former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani seeking extension of interim bail for her medical treatment. The apex court had extended her interim bail on Thurday. Kodnani suffered burn injuries at her home on February 8 while she was on three...
  • SC to hear Kodnani's interim bail extension plea February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a plea by former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani seeking extension of interim bail for her medical treatment. Kodnani suffered burn injuries at her home on February 8 while she was on three months' interim bail for the treatment of intestinal tuberculosis. The apex...
  • Naroda Patiya massacre convict Kodnani gets bail November 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in a 2002 Gujarat riots case, has been granted bail by the Gujarat High Court on medical grounds. Kodnani has been diagnosed with tuberculosis and the court granted her bail so that she could continue with her treatment. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's Babu...
  • Ahmedabad: Maya Kodnani moves HC for bail on health grounds October 29, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat minister and lifeterm convict in Naroda Patiya riot case Maya Kodnani has applied for bail before the High Court on medical grounds. The bail application is expected to come up for hearing after the Diwali vacation. Kodnani, an exminister in Narendra Modi cabinet, who is currently undergoing treatment in...
  • Reasons for Modi's silence over convicted leaders October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ordinance to protect convicted politicians has already been torn up and thrown out on the orders of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But, the debate over convicted politicians refuses die down. One question, everyone is still asking: "Why is Narendra Modi silent? Why is he not saying...
  • Gujarat govt rejects SIT's appeal to seek death for Maya Kodnani September 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Saturday refused to grant permission to the SIT to seek death penalty for the former state minister Maya Kodnani. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi has been convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years of jail by...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek SC guidance on Kodnani death penalty May 18, 2013

    Ahmedabad: After a Uturn by the Gujarat government on the death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani and nine others, convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, the SIT has decided to seek Supreme Court's guidance on the issue. "Very soon, we are going to file an application before the...
  • Naroda Patiya case: Cong says no change in Modi's mindset May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday flayed Gujarat government for withholding its decision to seek death for Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya case, saying there has been no change in the mindset of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his feelings about a community. "It proves that Modi has not changed....
  • Naroda Patiya case: Modi govt does a Uturn on Kodnani May 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a Uturn of sorts, the Gujarat state legal department has written to the chief prosecutor in the Naroda Patiya massacre case, seeking approval for enhancement of punishment for BJP leader Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi to be put on hold. The legal department wants the punishment...
  • Decision to seek death for Kodnani attack on Hindus: Sena April 20, 2013

    Mumbai: Terming as "a deadly attack on Hindus" the Gujarat government's nod for seeking death penalty for former BJP minister Maya Kodnani and nine others in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case, Shiv Sena on Friday said Hindus have different expectations from Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "There is a feeling that...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek death for Kodnani, others April 17, 2013

    Ahmedabad: There is trouble for former Gujarat Women and Child Development Minister Maya Kodnani as the Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots will move the Gujarat High Court seeking death for her in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The approval for this was given by the legal department of...
  • Naroda Patiya: Convict who was absconding gets 31yr jail October 5, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A special court on Friday awarded 31 years rigorous imprisonment to a convict of the 2002 Naroda Patiya, who was produced in the court after he jumped his bail. Terming Suresh alias Shehzad Netalkar as one of the main conspirators, special judge Jyotsana Yagnik sentenced him to 21 years...
  • Gujarat: Naroda Patiya verdict was fair, says BJP September 2, 2012

    BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said Naroda Patiya verdict proves that the judiciary has the independence to make its decisions. ...
  • Kodnani conviction shows rule of law in Gujarat: BJP September 2, 2012

    Kolkata: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Saturday broke its silence on the 28year sentence awarded to the party's Gujarat legislator Maya Kodnani, saying the conviction was proof of the existence of rule of law in the state. "The sentencing shows there exists rule of law in Gujarat. It proves the...
  • 2002 Guj riots: IPS officer Bhatt takes on Modi September 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: While the country and Twitter is still buzzing about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Google+ Hangout chat, former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has questioned his intention. In an open letter to the Gujarat Chief Minister, Bhatt accused Modi of distancing himself from the Naroda Patiya verdict in the 2002...
  • Guj riots victims get justice, 1984 killers still free September 1, 2012

    New Delhi: While those convicted of massacre in the shameful Naroda Patiya case in the 2002 Gujarat riots have been handed over life terms, many now ask why the culprits of the 1984 antiSikh riots roam free. While Maya Kodnani became the first politician to be convicted for the 2002 riots,...
  • Naroda Patiya a blow to Modi as BJP MLA gets life August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A decade after 97 people were killed in a massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots at Naroda Patiya area of Ahmedabad, a special court on Friday sentenced to life 31 people, including sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA and former minister in the Narendra Modi government, Maya Kodnani. It is...
  • News 360: Victims hail Naroda Patiya verdict, BJP remains mum August 31, 2012

    A decade after 97 people were killed in a massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots at Naroda Patya area of Ahmedabad, a trial court on Friday sentenced to life 31 convicts including BJP's sitting MLA and former minister in the Narendra Modi government Maya Kodnani. It's an unprecedented victory for...
  • Naroda Patiya: BJP MLA, 30 others get life term August 31, 2012

    While BJP MLA Maya Kodnani will stay in jail for 28 years, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi has got life imprisonment till death. ...
  • Naroda Patiya verdict proves rule of law: Cong August 31, 2012

    New Delhi: The convicts in the Naroda Patiya massacre case of Gujarat have finally been brought to justice with a special court awarding life imprisonment to BJP MLA Maya Kodnani, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and 29 others. According to the judgement, while Kodnani, who is a sitting Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Maya Kodnani jailed for 28 years, Bajrangi till death August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Maya Kodnani will stay in jail for at least 28 years while Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi will die in jail after they were convicted and sentenced in the Naroda Patiya massacre case which took place during the 2002 Gujarat riots. Kodnani will serve 10...
  • Naroda Patiya: 30 convicts, BJP MLA get life term August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A special court has awarded life imprisonment to BJP MLA Maya Kodnani, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and 29 other convicts in the 2002 postGodhra Naroda Patiya riots case on Friday in Ahmedabad. While Maya Kodnani will stay in jail for 28 years, Babu Bajrangi has got life imprisonment...
  • Naroda Patiya: Uneasy calm ahead of sentencing August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An uneasy calm prevails in the Naroda Patiya locality of Ahmedabad hours before the sentencing of 32 persons convicted in the 2002 massacre during the Gujarat riots. Former Gujarat minister and BJP MLA Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi are among those convicted. Although the police presence...
  • Naroda Patiya: 31 people, BJP MLA to be sentenced August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A special court will pronounce the quantum of punishment for 32 convicts in the 2002 postGodhra Naroda Patiya riots case on Friday in Ahmedabad. BJP MLA and former minister in the Narendra Modi government Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi are among the 32 people convicted by...
  • Is a sense of justice returning to Gujarat? August 30, 2012

    A trial court convicted 32 people, including BJP MLA Maya Kodnani, Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi, and acquitted 29 others in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. On Face the Nation, CNNIBN Deputy Editor Sagarika Ghose asks a panel of experts Is a sense of justice returning to Gujarat? Here is the full...