Nanavati Commission

  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court to hear Sajjan Kumar's plea 15-05-2013 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: The 1984 anti-sikh riots case will come up for hearing in the Delhi High court on Wednesday. The Court is likely to give an order on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's application seeking the quashing of charges in the Sultanpuri case in which 6 people were killed. Sajjan Kumar...
  • Anti-Sikh riots case: HC verdict on Sajjan's plea tomorrow 28-04-2013 01:44 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will pronounce its verdict on Monday on a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court order framing charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case related to the killings of six persons. Justice Suresh Kait, who had reserved the order...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Eyewitness who couldn't testify 10-04-2013 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: Another key eyewitness, apart from Jasbir Singh, in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots tracked down by CNN-IBN in December 2007 was Surinder Singh, who in that year was a granthi at the Gurudwara Pulbangash. On hidden camera, Surinder Singh gave a graphic description of how a mob led by...
  • Some documents related to riots were destroyed: Gujarat govt 02-11-2012 08:54 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has admitted before Justice GT Nanavati Commission that some documents related to 2002 post-Godhra riots were destroyed by it 'in routine course'. This was disclosed on Friday in an order passed by the Commission on an application filed by suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had...
  • Gujarat riots: HC to hear plea to summon Modi 26-12-2011 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking direction to the Nanawati commission to summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning in the 2002 riots case. The commission is supposed to submit its report by March 31 when its extension ends. Earlier, the Nanavati Commission...
  • Gujarat riot panel may submit report by March 22-12-2011 05:49 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Nanavati Commission has indicated it may submit its final report with regard to the 2002 post-Godhra riots by the end of March 2012, the State Government told the Gujarat High Court on Thursday. The submission was made by government pleader P K Jani before a division bench of...
  • Examine me, Modi and ex-DGP jointly: Bhatt 16-12-2011 04:37 AM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Thursday sought his joint examination with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and ex-DGP RB Sreekumar before the Nanavati Commission in connection with the alleged undermining of judicial proceedings related to 2002 riots. In a letter to the two-member judicial panel, Bhatt said, "in...
  • Examine me, Modi and ex-DGP jointly: Bhatt 15-12-2011 08:43 PM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Thursday sought his joint examination with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and ex-DGP RB Sreekumar before the Nanavati Commission in connection with the alleged undermining of judicial proceedings related to 2002 riots. In a letter to the two-member judicial panel, Bhatt said, "in...
  • Nanavati Commission spent Rs 6.32 cr since 2002 02-11-2011 08:16 AM

    Ahmedabad: Rs 6.32 crore have been spent on Nanavati Commission, which is probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, from its inception in March 2002 till October this year. The Commission gave the information in reply to an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act filed by social activist Vinod Pandya...
  • Rs 6.32 crore spent by Nanavati Commission 01-11-2011 10:41 PM

    Ahmedabad: The total expenditure of the Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 riots, from its inception in March 2002 till October end 2011, has been Rs 6.32 crore. The Commission gave the information in reply to an application under the Right to Information (RTI) Act filed by social activist Vinod Pandya...
  • Guj HC rejects petition of IPS officer Sharma 12-08-2011 04:48 PM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Friday rejected IPS officer Rahul Sharma's petition seeking details of the grounds on which he was served a show cause notice by the state government in February this year over providing phone call records related to the 2002 riots. Justice Abhilasha Kumari, hearing the case,...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: vital evidence destroyed 30-06-2011 07:12 AM

    New Delhi: Nine years and on, the victims of 2002 Godhra riots are still fighting for justice and to make the matter worse, crucial riot records including phone transactions, vehicle logbooks and official movements have been destroyed by the Modi government. The victims believe that the records have been deliberately...
  • 2002 riots records destroyed: Gujarat govt 29-06-2011 10:19 PM

    Ahmedabad: The telephone call records, registers of officers' movement and vehicle log books of the State Intelligence Bureau (SIB) pertaining to the period of 2002 communal riots were destroyed in 2007, the Gujarat Government said on Wednesday. SB Vakil, Government Counsel in the Nanavati Commission, probing the post-Godhra riots, told...
  • Gujarat riots: panel rejects IPS officer's plea 08-06-2011 02:28 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Nanavati Commission has rejected Indian Police Service officer Sanjiv Bhatt's application requesting for no more cross questioning in the 2002 Godhra riot case. The state counsel has alleged that Bhatt is not a credible witness as there were departmental inquiries against him. The state counsel has also argued...
  • Bhatt appears before Gujarat riots probe panel 16-05-2011 11:52 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt has deposed before the Nanavati-Shah Commission investigating the 2002 Gujarat riots. Bhatt made another startling claim and accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of not acting on information about the Gulbarga Society, where 68 were killed during the communal riots...
  • Guj riots: Bhatt to reveal more on Modi's role 30-04-2011 07:28 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who blew the whistle on Narendra Modi's role in the Gujarat riots says he has more vital info on the CM's role. He says he'll pass it on to Nanavati Committee that is investigating the Gujarat riots. "I will tell Nanavati Commission that and...
  • Gujarat cop in trouble for leaking riot tapes 07-02-2011 10:49 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has issued a notice to the state DIG Rahul Sharma, asking him to explain how and why he prepared a CD of phone records during the post-Godhra riots and why did he hand these over to probe agencies without the government's permission. Nine years after the...
  • Hearing on Modi's quizzing by riots panel put off 25-08-2010 10:51 PM

    Gandhinagar: The hearing on a plea seeking summoning of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and three others before the Justice G.T. Nanavati commission probing the 2002 riot cases was on Wednesday deferred till Sep 7. Jan Sangharsh Manch (JSM), an NGO representing the riot victims, approached the commission afresh after...