Fake Encounter Case

  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI is under political pressure, says Arun Jaitley 08-02-2014 04:53 PM

    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 08-02-2014 10:18 AM

    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 31-01-2014 12:30 PM

    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...
  • Machchil encounter: Congress welcomes court martial proceedings 26-12-2013 05:48 PM

    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...
  • CBI gives clean chit to Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan case: Sources 24-12-2013 05:16 PM

    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 CNN-IBN that the supplementary chargesheet filed by...
  • Ishrat case: After quizzing Amit Shah, CBI set to file chargesheet 14-10-2013 08:27 AM

    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 fake encounter case: CBI questions Amit Shah 12-10-2013 07:18 PM

    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...
  • Guilt feelings behind Modi's tirade against CBI in fake encounter probe: Cong 05-10-2013 08:48 PM

    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...
  • CBI likely to question 3 BJP leaders in Tulsi Prajapati fake encounter case 27-09-2013 08:08 AM

    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,...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati encounter: CBI questions Sohrabuddin's brother 26-09-2013 07:27 PM

    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...
  • Ishrat case: Gujarat ministers allegedly caught on tape discussing probe 25-09-2013 07:17 PM

    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, CNN-IBN 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 23-09-2013 12:59 PM

    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 21-09-2013 12:11 PM

    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 05-09-2013 05:19 PM

    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....
  • Modi government rejects IPS officer DG Vanzara's resignation 04-09-2013 11:58 AM

    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 04-09-2013 10:59 AM

    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 04-09-2013 09:49 AM

    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...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara quits, says his 'god' Modi shielding Amit Shah 03-09-2013 09:48 PM

    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 03-09-2013 07:49 PM

    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 03-09-2013 05:16 PM

    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 03-09-2013 03:48 PM

    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 02-09-2013 09:20 PM

    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...
  • Ex-MHA official linked to Ishrat Jahan case seeks retirement 13-08-2013 06:09 PM

    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...
  • Vote bank politics on Ishrat Jahan, says BJP leader Balbir Punj 11-08-2013 04:17 PM

    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? 11-08-2013 12:45 PM

    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...
  • Ishrat Jahan innocent: Sharad Pawar 10-08-2013 11:55 PM

    Pune: Terming Ishrat Jahan, who was killed in an alleged fake encounter by the Gujarat police, as an "innocent college girl", Union Minister and NCP chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday said Muslims cannot be blamed for reacting to "atrocities" against them. Pawar brought up the issue of framing of "innocent"...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: PP Pandey faces arrest; 2nd anticipatory bail plea rejected 06-08-2013 11:30 AM

    Ahmedabad: Accused in the alleged Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey's second anticipatory bail plea's application has been rejected by a court. Pandey had filed the application so that he should not be arrested for two more days as he wanted to approach the Gujarat High...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Court to hear anticipatory bail plea of Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey 03-08-2013 08:59 AM

    Ahmedabad: A Sessions Court will on Saturday head anticipatory bail plea of Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan case. The plea was earlier rejected by a special court in Ahmedabad after which Pandey moved the plea to the Sessions Court. Pandey appeared before the...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey appears in court 31-07-2013 11:40 AM

    Ahmedabad: Accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey appeared before the additional chief judicial magistrate in a CBI court on Wednesday. Although the High Court passed an order that Pandey cannot be arrested till August 6, he can be taken into judicial custody as...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: SC protects PP Pande from arrest for two days 26-07-2013 02:00 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has protected senior Gujarat cadre IPS officer PP Pandey from arrest for two days (Saturday and Sunday) in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The Supreme court on Friday directed PP Pandey to appear before the trail court on Monday. The absconding senior Gujarat Police officer...