Raju Ramachandran

  • Fatwa can't be forced upon people: SC February 25, 2014

    New Delhi: Fatwa issued by Muslim clerics cannot be forced upon people and the state has to protect persons who are harassed for not following such dictates, the Supreme Court on Tuesday said while expressing reservation in interfering with Shariat courts. Holding that it's a matter of choice for the people...
  • Kasab's lawyers donate their fees worth Rs 15 lakh October 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The "high professional ethics" of counsel Raju Ramachandran and Gaurav Agrawal, who sought to donate to the legal service authority their fees worth around Rs 15 lakh, earned for helping the court as amicus curae in deciding the appeal of the 26/11 Mumbai terrorist Ajmal Kasab, on Wednesday won...
  • Ajmal Kasab's counsel bows to SC verdict August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: Reacting to the apex court verdict which upheld the death sentence awarded to Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab in the 26/11 Mumbai terror attack case, senior advocate Raju Ramachandran, who defended him in the apex court as amicus curiae, said he "bows down" to the ruling. "I bow to...
  • Full text: Amicus curiae's report on Gujarat riots May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: Amicus Curiae Raju Ramachandran's report on the 2002 Gujarat riots found that the role Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi needs to be investigated. Read the full text of the final report: SUBMITTED BY: RAJU RAMACHANDRAN, SENIOR ADVOCATE (AMICUS CURIAE) I. INTRODUCTION AND BACKGROUND: 1. This Hon'ble Court vide order dated 27.04.2009 directed the Special...
  • 'Complainant can challenge SIT closure report' April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Amicus curiae Raju Ramachandran on Tueday said that the complainant in the Gulbarg Society massacre case shouldn't be disappointed with the SIT report which exonerated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. "It's a fact that there have been some areas of difference. The complainant has a right to file a...
  • Probe Narendra Modi in Gujarat riots: Amicus Curiae October 23, 2011

    The amicus curaie report in the 2002 Gujarat riots case has recommended the case against Modi can't be closed. ...
  • Gulbarg case: SC to decide Modi's fate today September 12, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday is likely to decide whether Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's role should be probed in the 2002 Gulbarg Society case. Sixty nine people, including Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, were killed by a rioting mob in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002. In February, the...
  • Gujarat riots: SC puts Bhatt's affidavit on hold May 5, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has not taken IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's affidavit, implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots case, on record. However, sources say that Amicus Curae (friend of court) Raju Ramachandran will call upon Bhatt to examine him. Bhatt, a 47-year-old police officer, who...