Nanavati Commission

  • 1984 antiSikh riots: Court to hear Sajjan Kumar's plea May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The 1984 antisikh 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 has...
  • AntiSikh riots case: HC verdict on Sajjan's plea tomorrow April 29, 2013

    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 antiSikh riots case related to the killings of six persons. Justice Suresh Kait, who had reserved the order...
  • 1984 antiSikh riots: Eyewitness who couldn't testify April 11, 2013

    New Delhi: Another key eyewitness, apart from Jasbir Singh, in the 1984 antiSikh riots tracked down by CNNIBN 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...
  • 2002 riots: Nanavati panel's order could trouble Modi January 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Justice Nanavati Commission's latest order could prove to be a major embarrassment for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The Nanvati Commission has ordered the Gujarat government to set up a committee which will investigate the circumstances under which documents related to the 2002 riots in the state were...
  • Some documents related to riots were destroyed: Gujarat govt November 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has admitted before Justice GT Nanavati Commission that some documents related to 2002 postGodhra 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...
  • Give 2002 riots papers to Bhatt: Guj HC to Modi govt October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday directed the Narendra Modi government to provide documents related to the police control room during the 2002 riots to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt. Bhatt had approached the High Court seeking permission to get the documented records pertaining to the Gujarat riots. The...
  • HC upholds term extension of Nanavati Commission September 6, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Thursday dismissed a public interest litigation (PIL) challenging the state government's decision to give further extension to Justice GT Nanavati Commission, inquiring the 2002 postGodhra riots cases. While dismissing the PIL, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala held that the...
  • Bhatt demands examination of Modi by riots panel April 5, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Wednesday demanded that Nanavati Commission, which is probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi on the basis of allegations made by late Amarsinh Chaudhary, a former Gujarat Chief Minister. Bhatt sent a letter to the Commission on Wednesday, along with a...
  • Bhatt questions Nanavati Commission on Modi March 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Friday criticised the Nanavati Commission saying that in its interim report it exonerated Chief Minister Narendra Modi by way of a "clear overreach" of its mandate. In his submission before the Commission, Bhatt said, "It has come to my knowledge that the Commission, during...
  • SC to examine if Nanavati panel can get SIT report March 26, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday agreed to examine if the Special Investigating Team appointed by it to inquire into the 2002 postGodhra riot cases can share its report with the Nanavati Commission, which too is probing into Godhra train carnage and the subsequent riots. A bench headed by Justice...
  • Supreme Court recalls order on Godhra riots March 23, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday recalled its March 19 order seeking response of the Nanavati Commission and the Gujarat government on a plea for direction to the panel to summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning in connection with the 2002 riots. A bench of justices D K Jain...
  • 2002 riots: SC notice to Nanavati Commission March 19, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday issued a notice to the Gujarat government and the Nanavati Commission, that is in charge of probing the 2002 riots in the state, acting on a plea by an NGO seeking direction to the Commission that Chief Minister Narendra Modi be summoned to...
  • Guj riots: Minorities Comm summons IPS officers March 11, 2012

    Ahmedabad: National Commission for Minorities has summoned some former and serving Gujarat IPS officers in connection with the alleged destruction of crucial records pertaining to the 2002 Godhra riots cases. The Commission has directed IPS officers Sanjiv Bhatt (now suspended), Rahul Sharma and former State Intelligence Bureau Chief RB Sreekumar to...
  • SIT destroyed evidence on Godhra riots: Bhatt February 11, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Against the backdrop of the Supreme Courtappointed SIT reportedly giving a clean chit to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi, suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Saturday accused the state government and the probe agency of "destroying" records related to 2002 postGodhra riots. In a letter written to the Nanavati Commission,...
  • 2002 riots: No need for Modi to depose, says HC February 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has rejected the appeal of NGO Jan Sangharsh Manch seeking Chief Minister Narendra Modi's deposition before the NanavatiMehta Commission in the 2002 riots cases. The Gujarat High Court has said that there is no need to summon or cross examine Modi in the cases. A division...
  • HC reserves order on Nanavati summons to Modi January 24, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday reserved order on a petition seeking a direction to the Nanavati Commission to call Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning in connection with the 2002 postGodhra riots. A division bench of Justice Akil Kureshi and Justice Sonia Gokani reserved order on a petition by...
  • Gujarat riots: HC to hear plea to summon Modi December 26, 2011

    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 has...
  • Gujarat riot panel may submit report by March December 22, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The Nanavati Commission has indicated it may submit its final report with regard to the 2002 postGodhra 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 acting...
  • Examine me, Modi and exDGP jointly: Bhatt December 16, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Thursday sought his joint examination with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and exDGP RB Sreekumar before the Nanavati Commission in connection with the alleged undermining of judicial proceedings related to 2002 riots. In a letter to the twomember judicial panel, Bhatt said, "in addition...
  • Examine me, Modi and exDGP jointly: Bhatt December 15, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Thursday sought his joint examination with Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and exDGP RB Sreekumar before the Nanavati Commission in connection with the alleged undermining of judicial proceedings related to 2002 riots. In a letter to the twomember judicial panel, Bhatt said, "in addition...
  • Nanavati Commission spent Rs 6.32 cr since 2002 November 2, 2011

    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 in...
  • Rs 6.32 crore spent by Nanavati Commission November 1, 2011

    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 in...
  • Guj HC rejects petition of IPS officer Sharma August 12, 2011

    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, said...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: vital evidence destroyed June 30, 2011

    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 June 29, 2011

    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 postGodhra riots, told media...
  • Gujarat riots: panel rejects IPS officer's plea June 8, 2011

    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 that...
  • Bhatt appears before Gujarat riots probe panel May 16, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt has deposed before the NanavatiShah 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 April 30, 2011

    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 much...
  • Gujarat cop in trouble for leaking riot tapes February 7, 2011

    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 postGodhra riots and why did he hand these over to probe agencies without the government's permission. Nine years after the riots...
  • Hearing on Modi's quizzing by riots panel put off August 25, 2010

    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 the...