Naroda Patiya Riots

  • 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...
  • Naroda Patiya case: Babu Bajrangi says he was made a victim April 20, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Babu Bajrangi, who was sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, has claimed that he is innocent and has been made a victim. Bajrangi was granted two days temporary bail on Thursday as his wife was undergoing a surgery. A division bench of Justices MR Shah...
  • Naroda Patiya case: Babu Bajrangi gets temporary bail April 18, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Thursday granted two days temporary bail to Babu Bajrangi, sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, as his wife is undergoing a surgery. A division bench of Justices MR Shah and SH Vora allowed Bajrangi's plea, filed and argued by his...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Modi rules out apology for 2002 Gujarat riots August 30, 2012

    Washington: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has refused to apologise for the 2002 riots in the state. "One only has to ask for forgiveness if one is guilty of a crime. If you think it's such a big crime, why should the culprit be forgiven? "Just because Modi is a chief...
  • FTN: Is a sense of justice returning to Gujarat? August 29, 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. ...
  • Naroda Patiya: BJP MLA Kodnani, 31 others convicted August 29, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi could face an awkward situation following the conviction of sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Naroda, Maya Kodnani, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and 30 others in the February 28, 2002 massacre of 97 people at Naroda Patiya by a trial court in...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT opposes NGO application May 25, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Supreme Courtmandated Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Friday opposed an application filed by NGO 'Jan Sangharsh Manch' urging a local court to restrict the SIT from handing over the documents, submitted by them in 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, to Zakia Jafri and others. SIT lawyer R S Jamuar...