SIT Report

  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court to hear Zakia Jafri's plea on Wednesday April 24, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri seeking rejection of the SIT report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the post-Godhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 post-Godhra riots victim...
  • Court asks Zakia Jafri to file protest petition by Nov 7 October 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A local court on Tuesday granted more time to Zakia Jafri to file a protest petition challenging the Closure Report of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi among others in the 2002 riot cases. The court of...
  • Guj riots: Differences in SIT's 2010, 2012 reports May 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: There are many differences between the preliminary inquiry reports of the SIT and its final investigation report, which gave clean chit to Gujarat Chief minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots case. The preliminary inquiry report filed by SIT, headed by RK Raghavan, in 2010, had substantiated eight allegations...
  • How SIT report exonerates Modi: The highlights May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team, headed by former CBI director R K Raghavan, to probe the 2002 Gujarat riots has concluded in its 541-page closure report that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took all possible steps to control the 2002 post-Godhra riots and questioned the motive behind...
  • Gujarat riots: Zakia seeks preliminary SIT report May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: Three days after Zakia Jaffri was given a copy of the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) and Amicus Curiae reports in the 2002 riots, she filed a fresh application on Thursday. In her application, Zakia listed those documents that had not been handed over to her. She has asked...
  • Full text: SIT closure report on Gujarat riots May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Court-appointed SIT gave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit in the case. The report had sought a closure...
  • 'Amicus curiae erred by relying on Bhatt' May 8, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The SIT closure report, which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in post-Godhra riots, has found faulted the Supreme Court-appointed amicus curiae's finding that he can be charged with certain offences related to the riots. The amicus curiae (one who assists the court) has "erred" by...
  • What the amicus curiae report means for Modi May 8, 2012

    The report of amicus curiae Raju Ramchandran with respect to Narendra Modi's culpability in the 2002 Gujarat riots has galvanised those who were disenchanted with the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team's (SIT's) findings in the case. Modi's supporters, who were relieved at the SIT giving a clean chit to their...
  • Gulbarg killing: Zakia gets 2 days to file reply May 7, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg Society massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Court-appointed SIT found no prosecutable evidence against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The report is 25,000-pages long. The court has asked Jafri...
  • SIT chief defends clean chit to Narendra Modi April 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Special Investigation Team, appointed by the Supreme Court to probe into the 2002 Gujarat riots case, has given a clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi. While the report has come as a reprieve for Modi, the activists campaigning for justice for riot victims have called it...
  • SIT clean chit to Modi; battle not over, say activists April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: After weeks of speculation, it's now finally official that the Supreme Court appointed Special Investigating Team (SIT) has given a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the Gujarat Riots. It's a reprieve for the Gujarat Chief Minister but activists campaigning for justice for riot victims say it's unfortunate...
  • Guj riots: Court verdict on Zakia's plea likely April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court is expected to decide on Zakia Jafri's plea for a copy of the SIT report on the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre on Tuesday. Zakia, who is the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, has accused over 50 people of being involved in the post-Godhra riots...
  • Gulbarg case: Court to hear Jafri's petition February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court will hear a fresh petition filed by the family of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri on Wednesday. Zakia Jafri and Teesta Setalvad-led Citizens for Justice and Peace filed an application in the Metropolitan Court in Ahmedabad on Thursday stating that they have an apprehension that...
  • Zakia getting the SIT report a victory for us: Teesta Setalvad February 15, 2012

    Activist Teesta Setalvad said that she was happy with the court order to give the SIT report to Zakia Jafri. ...
  • Zakia still can't see the report: SIT Counsel February 15, 2012

    The Gujarat court has directed the SIT to give its report in the Gulbarg Society Massacre within a month. ...
  • 2002 riots: Teesta says she received death threats February 13, 2012

    Social activist Teesta Setalvad claimed on Monday that she was receiving death threats ever since the SIT report on the 2002 riots was submitted to the Gujarat court. ...
  • Gujarat court to hear SIT report on 2002 riots February 13, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court will on Monday hear the closure report filed by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team in the Gulbarg society massacre in the 2002 riots. It will also hear the petitions of social activists Teesta Setalvad and Mukul Sinha seeking copies of the report filed in...
  • Gujarat riots: Court to hear SIT report on Monday February 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A local court will on Monday hear the closure report filed by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has reportedly given a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi among others for their role in 2002 post-Godhra riots. The court of Metropolitan Magistrate MS Bhatt will also...
  • Probe Modi in 2002 riots: Amicus report October 23, 2011

    New Delhi: The Amicus Curae report in the 2002 Gujarat riots case has recommended that the case against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot be closed. CNN-IBN has confirmed a report on the same which appeared in 'The Hindu' on Sunday morning. The Amicus report says that there must be further...
  • Probe leak of Gujarat riots report: BJP February 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) wants the leak of Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the 2002 post Godhra riots to be investigated. Hinting at a conspiracy behind the leak of the SIT report BJP leader Ravi Shankar Prasad demanded an inquiry. "Supreme Court ordered that the report be...
  • SIT doubts Modi's acts, but lacks evidence February 4, 2011

    New Delhi: The past has come back to haunt Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Tehelka-CNN-IBN have now accessed the Supreme Court appointed SIT report looking specifically at Modi's alleged role during the 2002 post godhra riots. The report, already filed in the apex court, throws up several embarrasing questions for...
  • Not enough evidence to prosecute Modi: SIT February 3, 2011

    New Delhi: The Special Investigative Team report into the post-Godhra riots has said that there's not enough evidence to prosecute Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The probe report has not given a clean chit to Narendra Modi but says the evidence is not enough to prosecute him. The SIT report says that...
  • How cops botched up Jessica case December 20, 2006

    New Delhi: On Monday the Delhi High Court delivered its judgement pronouncing Manu Sharma guilty of killing Jessica Lall. The court ruled "Manu Sharma has been found guilty of murdering Jessica under Section 302 of IPC and Section 27 of Arms Act for illegal possession of weapon." But who tried to...