Sanjiv Bhatt

  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi 26-12-2013 05:30 PM

    Ahmedabad: With the Ahmedabad court of Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra rejecting Zakia Jafri's plea against Special Investigation Team (SIT) clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, the latter said that her fight for justice will continue and she will appeal in a higher court...
  • 2002 riots: Court rejects Zakia's plea against SIT clean chit to Modi 26-12-2013 02:52 PM

    Ahmedabad: In a major boost to the Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the court of Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra found no merit in the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed during the...
  • Produce original registers that has records of 2002 riots: Gujarat High Court 14-09-2013 11:01 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to produce original registers, related to vital intelligence records of 2002 riots, which were destroyed by it. A division bench of High Court, headed by Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and J B Pardiwala on Friday asked the state government to...
  • Shinde denies Sanjiv Bhatt may be dismissed 12-07-2013 11:36 AM

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has denied reports that the Home Ministry is looking at the possibility of dismissing Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt. Shinde told CNN-IBN that no file recommending Bhatt's sacking has come to him as yet. Bhatt, who has taken...
  • Gujarat riots: 'Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt is manipulator' 01-05-2013 11:22 PM

    Ahmedabad: Supreme Court-appointed SIT, probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, on Wednesday claimed suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was not a "witness" in the complaint against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but a "manipulator". "Sanjiv Bhatt was never a witness to any meeting held by Chief Minister, but he is fabricating...
  • Gujarat High Court stays trial against Sanjiv Bhatt 25-04-2013 12:50 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday temporarily stayed the trial against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 16-year-old case of custodial torture in Porbandar. Justice SR Brahmabhatt ordered stay till further orders and fixed the hearing in the first week of May 2013. Bhatt, who was posted as...
  • Guj govt targeting me for taking on Modi: Bhatt 10-11-2012 08:02 AM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who says that he has been targeted by Chief Minister Narendra Modi has alleged that evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots has been selectively destroyed and hence an inquiry should be ordered into the same. "These are state control room records, state...
  • Bhatt seeks probe into claim that riot papers were 'destroyed' 10-11-2012 12:14 AM

    Ahmedabad: Raising doubts over the Gujarat government's claims that some 2002 post-Godhra riots-related intelligence documents were destroyed 'in routine course', suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Friday sought a "high-level investigation" into the matter. Bhatt filed an application before the Justice GT Nanavati Commission describing the chronology of events starting...
  • Custodial death: Charges filed against Sanjiv Bhatt 08-11-2012 06:53 PM

    Jamnagar: In a major setback to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, a local court on Thursday filed charges against him and six policemen who are accused in the 1990 Khambalia custodial death case. The Gujarat High Court had on October 23 rejected the petitions of the accused policemen challenging the...
  • Some documents related to riots were destroyed: Gujarat govt 02-11-2012 08:54 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has admitted before Justice GT Nanavati Commission that some documents related to 2002 post-Godhra riots were destroyed by it 'in routine course'. This was disclosed on Friday in an order passed by the Commission on an application filed by suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had...
  • Two anti-Narendra Modi top cops trade charges 29-12-2011 12:46 AM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and his one-time senior RB Sreekumar, both part of the anti-Narendra Modi camp, were on Wednesday locked in a war of words over the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat. Sreekumar, a former DGP, has alleged that Bhatt maintained silence over the post-Godhra riots due...
  • HC likely to hear Sanjiv Bhatt's plea today 21-12-2011 12:06 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court is expected to hear Sanjiv Bhatt's case on Wednesday. The suspended IPS officer had on Tuesday approached the High Court seeking a stay on proceedings in the alleged police atrocity case of 1990 in which one person had died. Bhatt has also sought a stay...
  • Jamnagar case: SC asks Bhatt to approach HC 18-11-2011 11:52 AM

    New Delhi: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was on Friday asked by the Supreme Court to withdraw his petition in connection with the Jamnagar custodial torture case. The officer complied with the instructions of the court and withdrew the petition. The apex court asked Bhatt to approach High Court...
  • Apex court to hear Sanjiv Bhatt's plea today 18-11-2011 07:00 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Friday hear the plea of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, challenging the legality of the proceedings initiated against him in Jamnagar custodial torture case of 1990. An apex court bench of Justice P Sathasivam and Justice BS Chauhan had said the matter would...
  • Centre indirectly supporting Modi Govt: CPM 17-11-2011 01:22 AM

    New Delhi: Accusing Narendra Modi of shielding criminals and victimising whistleblowers, CPM on Wednesday alleged that the Centre was indirectly supporting the BJP government in Gujarat by maintaining a "tacit silence" and not framing a concrete witness protection act. "It is evident Modi is trying to shield the perpetrators and...
  • Court summons Bhatt for giving false information 04-11-2011 03:19 AM

    Ahmedabad: A court in Ahmedabad on Thursday asked suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt to appear before it on November 16 in connection with a complaint against him for furnishing false information with intention of evading summons issued to him. The complaint was filed in the court in October by ACP...
  • Sanjiv Bhatt is a real hero: Mahesh Bhatt 13-10-2011 01:00 PM

    Ahmedabad: Filmmaker Mahesh Bhatt today expressed solidarity with the family of arrested Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, whom he described as "a real hero". Mahesh Bhatt met the officer's wife Shweta and other family members at their residence here. "I have seen a lot of reel heroes, but today I...
  • Full text: Sanjiv Bhatt's open letter to Modi 15-09-2011 12:23 AM

    Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, in an open letter to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, said that the BJP stalwart has "completely misconstrued" the order passed by the Supreme Court in the Gulberg Housing Society riot case of 2002. In an open letter to the people of Gujarat, Chief Minister...
  • Bhatt accuses Modi of misconstruing SC order 14-09-2011 11:28 PM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has written an open letter to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying the BJP stalwart has "completely misconstrued" the order passed by the Supreme Court in the Gulberg Housing Society riot case of 2002. "It seems you have completely misconstrued the judgement and the...
  • IPS officers victimised? Centre takes on Modi 12-08-2011 04:06 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre has taken on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi over Indian Police Service officers complaining of victimisation by the state government. Union Home Minister P Chidambaram on Friday said that the Centre may step in following complaints by the police officers. Chidambaram reiterated that there are rules...
  • Gujarat riots: cop in trouble over call records 11-08-2011 12:46 PM

    Gandhinagar: After Sanjiv Bhatt, it is now the turn of another senior Gujarat police officer, Rahul Sharma, to face the music. He is being hauled up for passing on, without official clearance, information to a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots. The proposed action against him was cleared at the...
  • Gujarat riots: panel rejects IPS officer's plea 08-06-2011 02:28 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Nanavati Commission has rejected Indian Police Service officer Sanjiv Bhatt's application requesting for no more cross questioning in the 2002 Godhra riot case. The state counsel has alleged that Bhatt is not a credible witness as there were departmental inquiries against him. The state counsel has also argued...