Sohrabuddin

  • Collegium clears elevation of Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has cleared the elevation of senior advocate Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge along with the elevation of three Chief Justices of High Courts, including one woman judge. Lalit has been practicing in the apex court...
  • Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh. "(Shah) is engaged in political work in New Delhi and therefore not able to come to court," read...
  • Mumbai court summons Amit Shah in Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case May 10, 2014

    Mumbai: A special CBI court issued summons to Amit Shah, the close aide of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and other accused in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. On the first day of hearing, special judge JT Utpat issued summons to the accused, seeking their presence on May 23....
  • Kapil Sibal calls Modi a potential accused in Gujarat encounter cases April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress leader and Telecom minister Kapil Sibal has called Narendra Modi a potential accused in the triple murders of Sohrabuddin, Kausar Bi and Tulsi Ram Prajapati. Sibal on Monday distributed excerpts of the CBI's chargesheets in these cases. Sibal claimed that Modi's close aide Amit Shah and his...
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: 2 suspended police officials get bail March 28, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to suspended police officials Rajkumar Pandian and BR Chaubey in the Sohrabuddin encounter case. Both are accused of being involved in the fake encounter. Pandian has been in jail for seven years now. Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi were allegedly abducted by...
  • Reasons for Modi's silence over convicted leaders October 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Ordinance to protect convicted politicians has already been torn up and thrown out on the orders of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But, the debate over convicted politicians refuses die down. One question, everyone is still asking: "Why is Narendra Modi silent? Why is he not saying...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati encounter: CBI questions Sohrabuddin's brother September 26, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday quizzed Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother Rubabuddin Sheikh as a witness in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. Prajapati was a witness to the alleged fake encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh by the Gujarat Police in November 2005. The CBI had alleged that Sohrabuddin,...
  • Jethmalani accuses Vanzara of looking for an escape by blaming Modi September 4, 2013

    BJP member and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that IPS officer DG Vanzara is looking for ways to escape by making the allegations as he has been in jail for long. Vanzara was arrested by the CBI following his transfer to Sabarmati Central jail in Ahmedabad from Mumbai. He was...
  • BJP backs Modi, says Vanzara's claims a result of frustration September 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party continues to stand by Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi even as suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara resigned from the police force on Tuesday after alleging Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the...
  • 22 alleged terrorists killed in 4 years by Gujarat Police for 'conspiring' to kill Modi September 3, 2013

    New Delhi: Twenty two alleged terrorists were killed in over seven encounters between 2003 and 2007 by the Gujarat Police. All of them were killed as they were allegedly conspiring to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior VHP leaders. In the years of investigations that have followed, it...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara quits, says his 'god' Modi shielding Amit Shah September 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after alleging that Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the...
  • Watch: War of words between BJP, Congress over Vanzara's letter September 3, 2013

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. In a...
  • Full text of suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara's letter September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: In a dramatic twist in high profile Gujarat encounter case, DG Vanjara, one of the main accused in Sorabuddin, Tulsi Prajapathi and Israt Jahan encounter cases quits the police force-blames Narendra Modi and his key aide Amit Shah. In his resignation letter, Vanzara accuses the Modi government of...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara accused in fake encounter cases quits September 3, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. Vanzara...
  • Sohrabuddin case: SC relaxes bail condition for Modi-aide Amit Shah August 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday relaxed the bail condition of BJP leader Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Shiekh encounter case. The SC Said that mandatory appearance of Amit Shah every fortnight before a CBI court is not necessary. The CBI has expressed the suspicion about Shah's involvement in eliminating...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria gets anticipatory bail July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Friday granted the anticipatory bail to leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Three others have also been granted the anticipatory bail. Kataria is accused of eliminating Sohrabuddin at the behest of the marble lobby in Rajasthan. Kataria is the...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Mumbai court to hear Gulab Chand Kataria's bail plea July 5, 2013

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court will on Friday hear the bail plea of former Rajasthan minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. He had applied for anticipatory bail after he was named by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the supplementary chargesheet. Kataria...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Johri manipulated records, says witness June 22, 2013

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Geeta Johari, who supervised the investigation in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case before CBI took it over, manipulated the records to protect the accused officers at the behest of former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah, a police officer has said in a statement. The trial of the...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria's anticipatory bail hearing adjourned till June 21 June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The anticipatory bail hearing of former Rajasthan minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case has been adjourned till June 21. The minister's period of protection against custody which was to be expired on Friday has been extended. Kataria is accused of...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria's period of protection against custody ends today June 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The period of protection against custody of former Rajasthan minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case ends on Friday. A special CBI court had granted Kataria interim protection from arrest till June 14. Kataria is the second high-profile politician...
  • BJP's UP in-charge Amit Shah visits state for the first time June 12, 2013

    Lucknow: BJP National General Secreatry Amit Shah, a close aide of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, is in Lucknow on Wednesday. This is his first visit to the state after being made the party in-charge of Uttar Pradesh. "I have come to UP for the first time today. I can assure...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Kataria files anticipatory bail plea at CBI court May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Senior BJP leader from Rajasthan Gulab Chand Kataria on Monday filed an anticipatory bail plea at CBI court in connection with the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The former Rajasthan Home Minister has been named in the chargesheet filed by the CBI. Kataria is the second high profile politician...
  • Interim relief for Sohrabuddin encounter case accused May 25, 2013

    Mumbai: The CBI special court on Friday granted interim relief from arrest to three people accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case. The court granted relief to Vimal Patni, Director of RK Marble, senior IPS officer Narasimha Balasubramaniam and police inspector G Shrinivasan. The accused have been granted...
  • Interrogate Raje in Sohrabuddin case: Ex-BJP leader May 21, 2013

    Jaipur: Independent MP and former BJP leader Kirori Meena on Tuesday demanded that former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje should be interrogated by the CBI in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Dara fake encounter cases. "No encounter can take place without knowledge of the Chief Minister and both Dara and Sohrabuddin Sheikh...
  • Case against Kataria politically motivated: Amit Shah May 17, 2013

    Jammu: The BJP on Friday accused the ruling Congress of "misusing" CBI against its rival parties and said that the case filed against Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case was "politically motivated". "If people will leave the public life considering the CBI...
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot hits out at BJP on Kataria issue May 17, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday hit out at the BJP, which has called the CBI case against its leader Gulabchand Kataria politically motivated, saying that the party has double standards. "When CBI launches an investigation into a Congress leader they (the BJP) always demand their resignation, and if...
  • Party has no role in CBI's action against Kataria: Congress May 16, 2013

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday dismissed BJP's allegations that CBI has chargesheeted Leader of Opposition in the state Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria in Sohrabuddin encounter case at the behest of Congress. "Congress has no role in the case and law will take its own course," Gehlot told...
  • Will resign from Rajasthan assembly if arrested: Kataria May 15, 2013

    Jaipur: Senior BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria, who has been chargesheeted in Sohrabuddin encounter case, on Wednesday said he would resign from the Rajasthan Assembly if arrested in the case. "A political game has been played to implicate me in this case. The real face of CBI and the Union...
  • BJP red-faced over CBI chargesheet against Gulab Chand Kataria May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: Rajasthan BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria may have been chargesheeted by the CBI in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. But, as the BJP alleged, is Gujarat CM Narendra Modi the real target of the CBI? The CBI's move to chargesheet Kataria brought out the entire BJP brass against...
  • Fake encounter: BJP backs Kataria, says CBI targeting Modi May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday lashed out at the Central Bureau of Investigation and questioned its investigations into the Sohrabuddin and Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter cases. The BJP defended Leader of the Opposition in Rajasthan Gulab Chand Kataria saying allegations against him were politically motivated. He also...