Ehsan

  • Gulbarg Society fund case: Teesta Setalvad faces arrest as court rejects bail plea March 25, 2014

    Social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand and son of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, Tanvir were on Tuesday denied anticipatory bail by a local court in the Gulbarg Society fund embezzlement case. Ahmedabad city sessions court judge HC Vora also rejected anticipatory bail plea of two others who were...
  • 2002 riots: Hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea against Modi deferred to April 11 March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday deferred the hearing in the 2002 riots case of Gulbarga massacre. Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, had moved a review petition challenging a lower court's clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra...
  • 2002 riots: Zakia Jafri moves Gujarat HC against clean chit to Modi March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday filed a petition before the Gujarat High Court challenging the clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a 2002 riots case. A lower court had in December 2013 upheld a SIT closure report which gave a...
  • ICC would be mad to allow Big Three takeover: Ehsan Mani February 7, 2014

    Former International Cricket Council (ICC) president Ehsan Mani says it would be "sheer madness" for the governing body to effectively hand over control of the sport to India, Australia and England. It was announced after a board meeting in Dubai last month that a new five-member ICC executive committee would...
  • Ex-ICC chief blames hierarchy for Kevin Pietersen axe February 6, 2014

    London: Kevin Pietersen is one of world cricket's heroes and his sacking by England represents a failure by the team's leadership rather than the player, according to former International Cricket Council president Ehsan Mani. The England and Wales Cricket Board brought the curtain down on the South African-born batsman's near-10-year spell...
  • There should be seven members in ICC ExCo: Mani January 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Welcoming ICC's move to defer decision on its governance and financial revamp plan, former president Ehsan Mani has insisted on increasing the number of Executive committee members from five to seven so that the "the Big 3" do not have a veto on any matter. ICC's executive board postponed...
  • 2002 riots: Agree with Rahul, Modi must be punished, says Zakia Jafri January 28, 2014

    Zakia Jafri, whose husband Congress MP Ehsan Jafri was allegedly burnt to death during the 2002 Gujarat riots, has backed Rahul Gandhi, who in an interview blamed the Narendra Modi government of abetting the violence. ...
  • Watch: India @ 9 with Suhasini Haidar December 26, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Suhasini Haidar on India @ 9. ...
  • Does the clean chit to Modi finally help him rid the taint of 2002 riots? January 6, 2014

    Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has welcomed the magistrate court order in his favour on the SIT clean chit in a 2002 riots case saying "truth alone triumphs". While remembering Mahatma Gandhi, Modi on Thursday tweeted, "Truth by nature is self-evident. As soon as you...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi December 26, 2013

    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 December 26, 2013

    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...
  • Atmosphere in India is just like in Pakistan, says Ehsan Adil September 20, 2013

    Mohali: Promising Pakistan fast bowler Ehsan Adil on Friday said that the atmosphere in India is just like in his country. "This was my first time to India and the whole atmosphere was just like that in Pakistan. The wicket here in Mohali was pace-friendly and the crowd was also good,"...
  • Enough evidence to prosecute Modi in Gujarat riots: Zakia's lawyer September 19, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Maintaining that there was enough evidence to prosecute Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the post-Godhra riots, the lawyer of Zakia Jafri on Wednesday submitted his written submissions before the metropolitan magistrate. The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is expected to file its reply by...
  • DRS gets the backing of former ICC president September 5, 2013

    Karachi: Former ICC president Ehsan Mani has backed the decision of the sport's governing body to persist with the Decision Review System (DRS), which according to him has helped in reducing the mistakes of umpires. "I think there are only minor issues now related to the technology used in the DRS...
  • 'File chargesheet against Narendra Modi, others in 2002 post-Godhra riots case' August 30, 2013

    The lawyer of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia on Thursday told a magistrate's court in Ahmedabad that it should reject the closure report of Special Investigation Team which gives a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case. Zakia Jafri, whose husband was killed...
  • PCB sells title rights for 'home series' for USD 1.3 million August 25, 2013

    Karachi: The Pakistan Cricket Board has managed to sell the title and ground rights of its forthcoming "home" series against South Africa and Sri Lanka in the United Arab Emirates for close to USD 1.3 million. The PCB will this week open tenders for the sale of broadcasting rights of the...
  • Zakia Jafri's lawyer asks why curfew was not imposed quickly after Godhra July 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The riots that followed the Godhra train burning incident were a case of "permitted violence" and not a result of administrative failure, Zakia Jafri's lawyer argued on Thursday, asking why curfew was not imposed immediately in the other cities of Gujarat. "It is not a case of administrative lapse or...
  • PCB seeks to boost TV cricket revenues July 10, 2013

    Lahore: Pakistan's cricket chiefs on Wednesday appointed the former head of the game's governing body to settle television rights for the next five years in a bid to increase their fast dwindling cash coffers. The troubled country has been hit hard by the suspension of international cricket on their home grounds...
  • Srinivasan should have stepped aside: Ehsan Mani May 27, 2013

    New Delhi: Former ICC president Ehsan Mani on Monday slammed under-fire BCCI president N Srinivasan, saying there is a lot of "conflict of interest" involved and he should have "stepped aside" under the current circumstances. Yet again rejecting demands for his resignation, Srinivasan on Sunday announced setting up of a three-member...
  • Gujarat court likely to hear Zakia's protest petition 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...
  • 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...
  • Gujarat riots: Jafri files plea against clean chit to Modi April 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, wife of 2002 post-Godhra riots victim and former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Monday filed a protest petition in a local court seeking rejection of the SIT report giving a clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the Gulberg Society riot case. The petition...
  • Court to hear SIT's response to Zakia Jafri's plea February 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The High Court is expected to hear on Tuesday the Special Investigation Team's (SIT) response to Congress MP's widow Zakia Jafri's petition against the clean chit SIT gave to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases. The SIT had earlier recommended that the case against...
  • Zakia Jafri entitled to SIT report on Gulbarg riots: SC February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, was entitled to the entire Special Investigation Team (SIT) report barring comments of its chief into the Gulbarg Society riots case of 2002 post-Godhra violence. The apex court set aside two orders of...
  • Pakistan should not tour India: Ehsan Mani December 10, 2012

    Karachi: Former ICC President Ehsan Mani has criticised the Pakistan Cricket Board for agreeing to tour India for a short one-day series later this month. "I think the PCB is wrong to have agreed to this. If it is a political decision, then the PCB should have asked the politicians to...
  • Gujarat riots: Court rejects Zakia's plea against SIT report November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback to the activists seeking investigation against Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots case, a Gujarat court on Tuesday rejected Zakia Jafri’s protest petition against the SIT closure report giving clean chit to the Gujarat Chief Minister due to lapse of time. In her complaint, Zakia had...
  • BCCI, PCB should ask for evidence: Mani November 12, 2012

    Karachi: Former ICC President Ehsan Mani has urged the ICC and the Indian and Pakistan Cricket Boards to ask the British journalist who has made allegations that the 2011 World Cup semi-final between India and Pakistan was fixed to produce evidence. Mani said that the timing of the book could be...
  • 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...
  • Weekend action will help Pak cricket: Ehsan Mani October 19, 2012

    Karachi: International cricket of a sort returns to Pakistan this weekend for the first time since the Sri Lanka team was attacked in 2009, but a resumption of tours by overseas sides remains a distant prospect. An International World XI captained by Sri Lankan legend Sanath Jayasuriya and featuring several former...