Naroda Patiya

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Ahmedabad: Residents criticise the renaming of tea stalls February 7, 2014

    Ahmedabad: In a bid to highlight BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's tea seller background, party workers in Gujarat are renaming the tea stalls to 'Namo' tea stall. However, the move came under criticism in Naroda Patiya which was the worst hit area during the 2002 riots. The residents of...
  • 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 life-term 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 ex-minister in Narendra Modi cabinet, who is currently undergoing treatment in...
  • 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 U-turn 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 U-turn on Kodnani May 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a U-turn 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: 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...
  • 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...
  • Gujarat Yatra: The two sides to vibrant Ahmedabad December 14, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Our series on Gujarat Yatra ends with our final stop, at Ahmedabad, which is often perceived as a city of contrasts, between the urban areas and the resettlement colonies for the riots victims across the Sabaramati that paint a picture of neglect. These are the two sides to a...
  • Naroda Patiya: Convict who was absconding gets 31-yr 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 28-year 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 anti-Sikh riots roam free. While Maya Kodnani became the first politician to be convicted for the 2002 riots,...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 31, 2012

    BJP MLA Maya Kodnani and 30 others sentenced to life in Naroda Patiya massacre case by a special court. ...
  • 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...
  • Has the 2002 riots verdict set a precedent for all riot cases? August 31, 2012

    The verdict and the sentencing of the Naroda Patiya massacre throw light on important questions on all riot cases. ...
  • 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. ...
  • Feeling relieved after 10 years: Naroda Patiya victim August 31, 2012

    Reacting to the Naroda Patiya verdict, a victim, Fatima Bibi, has said that she is happy that the court has finally given justice. ...
  • 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...