SANJEEV BHATT

  • 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...
  • 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 Courtappointed 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...
  • SIT should prosecute Modi: Sanjeev Bhatt January 25, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Ahead of the Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots finalising its report, Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Wednesday again demanded that it should seek to prosecute Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his 'complicity' in the Gulburg society riot case. In a letter written to SIT Chairman RK...
  • Gujarat court to frame charges against Bhatt January 13, 2012

    New Delhi: A Gujarat court will frame charges against suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt in connection with a case involving alleged police atrocity in 1990, in which one person had died. The court had previously adjourned the session after six other accused had filed discharge applications. Bhatt, in his petition,...
  • HC dismisses Bhatt's plea in atrocity case December 26, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's plea for stay on ongoing criminal proceedings against him in a 1990 incident of alleged police atrocity that resulted in the death of one person. Bhatt, in his petition, had challenged the legality and validity of the order...
  • 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...
  • Godhra train burning was not a conspiracy: Bhatt November 20, 2011

    New Delhi: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt has said the Godhra train burning incident could not have been a conspiracy as no one was aware of the return of the train. He claimed that the incident could be called a failure on the intelligence agencies part as even they...
  • Bhatt moves HC to quash complaint against him November 16, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt has approached the Gujarat High Court to quash a complaint filed against him for allegedly 'furnishing a false information with intention to evade summons'. The petition filed on Tuesday is likely to come up for hearing next week. Bhatt in his petition has contended...
  • SC issues notice to Gujarat govt on Bhatt's plea November 11, 2011

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday issued a notice to Gujarat government on the petition of suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Friday. Bhatt had approached the apex court for quashing of a case where it is alleged that he had hacked the email account of the Gujarat additional...
  • Bhatt case: 'Witness' Shrenik Shah returns home October 28, 2011

    New Delhi: Shrenik Shah, a key witness in Sanjeevv Bhatt case, on Friday returned home, sources said. Earlier the family of Shrenik Shah, who is a witness in a complaint against suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, has filed a police report on Shah's disappearance. Shah's family has also demanded a probe,...
  • Family of Bhatt case witness files missing report October 28, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The family of Shrenik Shah, who is a witness in a complaint against suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, has filed a police report on Shah's disappearance. Shah's family has also demanded a probe, but insisted that there was no threat to him or the family. Shrenik Shah is one of...
  • Witness in Sanjeev Bhatt's case goes missing October 27, 2011

    Ahmedabad: One of the key witnesses in the case against suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, who has been accused of forcing a constable to sign a false affidavit, has gone missing since Tuesday, police said on Thursday. The witness Sharanik Shah, who lives in Chandkheda area in Ahmedabad is missing since...
  • Sanjeev Bhatt, B K Gupta fail to submit returns October 27, 2011

    New Delhi: Delhi Police Commissioner B K Gupta and Uttar Pradesh DGP Brij Lal figure on a Ministry of Home Affairs list of 864 IPS officers who have failed to submit their Immovable Property Returns (IPR) for the year 2010. Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, who has openly revolted against...
  • My stand vindicated by Amicus Curiae: Bhatt October 24, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Monday said his stand on the credibility of probe done by the special investigation team into the role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2002 riots has been vindicated by the reported findings of amicus curiae Raju Ramchandran. Bhatt had filed an affidavit...
  • 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. CNNIBN has confirmed a report on the same which appeared in 'The Hindu' on Sunday morning. The Amicus report says that there must be further...
  • Battle ahead is not going to be easy: Bhatt October 17, 2011

    Ahmedabad: It was a happy and emotional home coming after a fortnight in jail for suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt who took on Narendra Modi and made embarrassing allegations of the Gujarat Chief Minister's role in the 2002 riots. Bhatt said that he was happy that the rule of law had...
  • Modi must be treated like a criminal: Bhatt October 17, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, who was released on bail on Monday, said that Narendra Modi might be the Chief Minister of Gujarat but as far as riots are concerned, he was a criminal. Speaking to IBN18 Editorinchief Rajdeep Sardesai, Bhatt said that Modi must be treated like a criminal...
  • Fight for justice will continue undeterred: Bhatt October 17, 2011

    When asked what was next after being released, a relieved Sanjeev Bhatt said he will go out for volleyball and a movie. ...
  • Bhatt's arrest was vindictive: Teesta Setalvad October 17, 2011

    Speaking on Sanjeev Bhatt's bail, Teesta Setalvad said that the independence of the lower judiciary in this case has been reaffirmed. ...
  • Gujarat: Sanjeev Bhatt gets bail after 18 days October 17, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt was on Monday granted bail by a court. The officer, who took on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, was granted the bail after 18 days. Bhatt walked out of the Sabarmati jail just hours after the court granted the bail to him. Speaking to mediapersons, Bhatt...
  • Bhatt's bail plea likely to be heard today October 17, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The bail plea of suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt is likely to come up for hearing on Monday. Bhatt was arrested on charges of forcing his subordinate, K D Pant, to file a false affidavit against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, implicating him in the 2002 riots. Bhatt is currently...
  • Court reserves order on Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea October 12, 2011

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court on Wednesday reserved its order on the bail application submitted by suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt till October 17. Bhatt was arrested on the September 30 for allegedly forcing a junior officer to file a false affidavit against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Earlier, 35 members of...
  • Decision on Bhatt's remand plea on November 30 October 10, 2011

    Ahmedabad: The decision on maintainability of revision application filed by the state government, seeking custody of arrested IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, has been put in abeyance till November 30. Principal Sessions Judge GN Patel said in the order on Monday that whether the 'remand revision application'...
  • Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea hearing today October 10, 2011

    New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea is expected to come up for hearing on Monday. It's coming at a time when 35 IPS officers in Gujarat have pledged their support to the Bhatt's family but the DGP of the state Chitaranjan Singh is still trying to play...
  • Gujarat DGP plays down support for Bhatt October 9, 2011

    Ahmedabad: A day after Gujarat's seniormost police officers came out in open support of antiModi IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, the State police chief is trying to play down the move. Gujarat DGP Chitaranjan Singh said, "The association has done it. That's all I can say.If some officer has done something wrong,...
  • Bhatt treated like terrorist: exGujarat Police DGP October 9, 2011

    RB Sreekumar has lauded the resolution passed by the Gujarat IPS officers association in support of Sanjeev Bhatt. ...
  • Gujarat IPS association to support Sanjeev Bhatt October 8, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat IPS association on Saturday passed a resolution supporting IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who has been put behind bars after his subordinate officer filed a complaint against him. A meeting of the IPS association of the state was held on Saturday in which a resolution in support of Bhatt...
  • Modi marks a decade of power amid controversies October 7, 2011

    New Delhi: The arrest of suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt has been just one of the controversial decisions in Chief Minister Narender Modi's ten year long rule of Gujarat. A decade later, will his dreams of entering national politics come true? For most politicians, this would go down as defiance. For...
  • Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea to be heard on Monday October 7, 2011

    New Delhi: Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's bail plea will be heard on October 10. IH Saiyed, Bhatt's lawyer said that the matter will be heard on coming Monday. Bhatt will spend at least 3 more days in jail. Another court will hear the plea for his police remand on the same day....