FAKE ENCOUNTER CASE

  • Mumbai: Former police officer refused bail in Sohrabuddin case September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police. Judge BH Loya refused bail to Rehman Khan who was a police...
  • Fake encounter cases: Court warns Amit Shah, says will act against accused absent without valid reason August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court has hit out at the accused remaining absent from the hearings into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The court has said that if the accused are absent from the hearing and valid reason is not given, then appropriate action will be taken...
  • India @ 9 with Anubha Bhonsle June 9, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Anubha Bhonsle on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: Search operation still on in Manali dam tragedy June 9, 2014

    With little hope of survival, authorities are looking for 22 people out of 26 who went missing from the Pandoh dam when officials of a dam upstream released water without prior notice on Sunday. The bodies of four students have been recovered so far while 22 students, a faculty member...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI is under political pressure, says Arun Jaitley February 8, 2014

    In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Leader of the Opposition in Rajya Sabha Arun Jaitley said that all CBI cases...
  • Ishrat Jahan: CBI chief says UPA never pressured to prosecute Shah February 8, 2014

    New Delhi: In what could bring respite to the Congress, CBI director Ranjit Sinha on Saturday denied that he was pressured by the UPA government to prosecute BJP leader Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Sinha denied that he gave a statement saying that the UPA would...
  • J&K: Normal life affected as Hurriyat Conference calls for strike January 31, 2014

    Normal life in Kashmir was partially affected due to a strike called by moderate faction of Hurriyat Conference to protest the army's decision to close the Pathribal fake encounter case. Shops, offices and business establishments in the commercial hub of Lal Chowk and surrounding areas remained closed due to the strike...
  • Machchil encounter: Congress welcomes court martial proceedings December 26, 2013

    The Congress, on Thursday, welcomed the court martial proceedings against six army personnel for their alleged involvement in 2010 Machchil fake encounter case, and said it would go a long way to further strengthen discipline in the armed forces. "I welcome the decision to institute a court martial against the army...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan case: Sources December 24, 2013

    New Delhi: In a major relief for Gujarat Chief Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's close confidant Amit Shah, the CBI has given a clean chit to him in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, say sources. Sources have told CNNIBN that the supplementary chargesheet filed by the...
  • Ishrat case: After quizzing Amit Shah, CBI set to file chargesheet October 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: There could be trouble for Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's right hand man Amit Shah. After questioning him in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, the CBI is now preparing to file a supplementary chargesheet in the case. The CBI is probing the conspiracy behind the alleged killing of Ishrat...
  • Ishrat fake encounter case: CBI questions Amit Shah October 12, 2013

    CBI has questioned Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in connection with 2004 Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case after claims of an accused IPS officer that Gujarat government was monitoring every police action during that period. Sources said Shah, who was Home Minister of the state in 2004...
  • Guilt feelings behind Modi's tirade against CBI in fake encounter probe: Cong October 5, 2013

    Aligarh: The Congress today alleged Narendra Modi and his close aides were orchestrating a campaign against the CBI as they feared the agency's ongoing probe into the "fake" encounters in Gujarat would bring out the truth. "It is (Gujarat Chief Minister) Modi's guilt feelings which are propelling him to launch a...
  • CBI likely to question 3 BJP leaders in Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case September 27, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI is likely to question BJP Rajya Sabha MPs Prakash Javadekar, Bhupendra Yadav and party general secretary Ramlal on Friday,who figured in a sting operation where they were purportedly trying to discuss ways to influence the mother of the victim of fake encounter Tulsi Prajapati. Sources said Javadekar, Yadav...
  • 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,...
  • Ishrat case: Gujarat ministers allegedly caught on tape discussing probe September 25, 2013

    New Delhi: In what could be seen as a major blow to the Gujarat Chief Minister and BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi's aide Amit Shah, CNNIBN has accessed tapes of a meeting in which Gujarat ministers were caught on tape allegedly discussing how to obstruct investigations in the Ishart...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI questions one Gujarat minister, summons another September 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Central Bureau of Investigation has summoned Gujarat minister Bhupendrasingh Chudasam, former minister Praful Patel and Advocate General Kamal Trivedi in connection with the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. On Monday, Gujarat Law Minister Pradeep Singh Jadeja, was questioned by the CBI. This over accusations that the investigation was...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI summons IAS officers GC Murmu , AK Sharma September 21, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Saturday summoned two IAS officers GC Murmu and AK Sharma for recording their statements in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. Both the officers were present at a meeting called by Advocate General's office allegedly to derail investigations into Ishrat Jahan...
  • DG Vanzara's letter not an evidence in encounter cases: CBI sources September 5, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI Director Ranjit Sinha said that he has not received letter from suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara. Sinha added that the investigative agency will examine the letter in the context of Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. "We are yet to get a copy of his letter officially. It...
  • Modi government rejects IPS officer DG Vanzara's resignation September 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has refused to accept IPS officer DG Vanzara's resignation saying he's an accused in encounter cases. Vanzara had sent his resignation letter on September 1 alleging that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the police...
  • Opponents rattled by Modi's elevation within the party: BJP on sting operation CD, Vanzara letter September 4, 2013

    BJP leader Venkaiah Naidu said, I don't think Vanzara has made any comment against Narendra Modi personally. He might have spoken out of frustration." ...
  • Sting operation CD, Vanzara letter heat up Congress vs Modi battle September 4, 2013

    New Delhi: Many are questioning the timing of Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara's letter as it came to light just a day after a freelance journalist tried to expose prominent BJP leaders for allegedly trying to shield Narendra Modi aide Amit Shah. The gloves are clearly off in the battle between...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara quits, says his 'god' Modi shielding Amit Shah September 3, 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...
  • Full text of suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara's letter September 3, 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...
  • I was offered money to drop the case, says Tulsiram Prajapati's mother September 3, 2013

    Tulsiram Prajapati's mother said that she was offered money by the people who came to take the signatures and had asked her not to fight the case. "I was told that there is nothing left in the case and that it will take a lot of time to get solved,"...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati murder case: PIL filed in SC against BJP MPs September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court against BJP MPs Prakash Javdekar and Bhupendra Singh Yadav alleging that they tried to impede investigation in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case in which former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah is the main accused. The petition, filed by a...
  • ExMHA official linked to Ishrat Jahan case seeks retirement August 13, 2013

    Former Home Ministry official RVS Mani, who had filed two contradictory affidavits in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case in 2009, has sought voluntary retirement from the service and his lawyer said he was doing so following "harassment". Mani (55), who is an Under Secretary in the Urban Development Ministry and has...
  • Vote bank politics on Ishrat Jahan, says BJP leader Balbir Punj August 11, 2013

    BJP leader Balbir Punj hit out at Union Minister Sharad Pawar on Sunday after his remarks that 'false cases are alienating Muslims' in the context of Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case and Malegaon blasts. ...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Is PP Pandey being shielded by Gujarat govt? August 11, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The mystery around PP Pandey continues as the senior Gujarat police officer is still missing after being declared an absconder by a local court. From lying down on a stretcher, to getting in a wheel chair to quite literally running away in a car, Gujarat ADGP PP Pandey has...