Godhra

  • Modi defends himself: Has he succeeded in burying the ghost of 2002? July 12, 2013

    Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took to Twitter to defend his comments on the 2002 Gujarat riots during his first detailed interview after becoming the Bharatiya Janata Party's campaign panel chief. Modi tweeted the link to his interview with Reuters saying, "In our culture every form of life is valued...
  • Gujarat: Naroda Patiya verdict was fair, says BJP September 2, 2012

    BJP spokesperson Ravi Shankar Prasad said Naroda Patiya verdict proves that the judiciary has the independence to make its decisions. ...
  • Gujarat: Court to pronounce verdict in Naroda Patiya massacre June 30, 2012

    A trial court in Ahmedabad is expected to deliver its verdict on the Naroda Patiya massacre where 97 Muslims were slaughtered by a mob. ...
  • Has the SIT report strengthened Modi's case? April 10, 2012

    The SIT report gives Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi a clean chit in the 2002 riots cases. ...
  • Ode verdict a victory for Gujarati people: Balbir Punj April 9, 2012

    BJP leader Balbir Punj added that the BJP was proud of Narendra Modi for the statements and orders issued by him on the fateful day of the Godhra riots. ...
  • The Last Word: Modi still in riot shadow? February 29, 2012

    Ten years after the Gujarat massacre, how does the nation view Narendra Modi? Does he still face serious questions about his alleged role? Is he the best administrator in the country? Or can both coincide? ...
  • Meet Qutubuddin Ansari, the face of the Gujarat riot victims February 28, 2012

    As Gujarat and the nation remember the destruction that shook the state in 2002, there is one man whose life changed after a photograph of him pleading for safety became the face of the riot victims. Ten years on Qutbuddin Ansari recounts the life he has rebuilt and how the...
  • Ground Zero: Has Gujarat moved on? February 24, 2012

    A witness and a prominent reporter of the 2002 carnage, Rajdeep Sardesai revisits Gujarat. Watch a CNN-IBN special show 'Ground Zero Gujarat' on Saturday 8 pm, Sunday 12 pm and Monday 9 pm....
  • 2002 riots: Teesta says she received death threats February 13, 2012

    Social activist Teesta Setalvad claimed on Monday that she was receiving death threats ever since the SIT report on the 2002 riots was submitted to the Gujarat court. ...
  • Have Modi's critics convicted him before the court ruling? February 9, 2012

    Sources say the SIT report has found no evidence to prosecute Gujarat CM Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gulberg Society riots case. ...
  • News 360: All the news of the day February 9, 2012

    The three Karnataka ministers caught watching porn inside the state Assembly were forced to resign. ...
  • After Bhatt, Modi targets another IPS officer August 11, 2011

    Gandhinagar: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is now set to take on another Indian Police Service (IPS) officer after Sanjiv Bhatt. Sources said Gujarat Home Ministry has been given the nod to file a chargesheet against IPS officer Rahul Sharma, who had in 2004 submitted CDs of call records between...
  • Guj govt subverting justice: IPS officer Bhatt August 10, 2011

    Senior IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt - suspended by the Gujarat govt hits back - tells CNN-IBN he is being targeted for his petition in the SC. ...
  • Teesta Setalvad welcomes IPS officer's affidavit April 22, 2011

    Teesta Setalvad, the Secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace, welcomed IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's affidavit on the 2002 Gujarat riots. Bhatt's affidavit filed before the Supreme Court has implicated Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riot cases. ...
  • Former SC judge speaks on the Godhra verdict February 23, 2011

    Former Supreme Court judge UC Banerjee speaks about the conspiracy theory behind Godhra. ...
  • Godhra verdict: BJP wants Cong to apologise to Modi February 22, 2011

    BJP says it's stand that it was a pre-planned conspiracy has been vindicated. ...
  • Has justice really been done in Godhra? February 22, 2011

    On Talking Point, Rajdeep Sardesai asks 'Has justice really been done in Godhra?' ...
  • Godhra: Victim's find verdict disappointing February 22, 2011

    Victims say nine years is too long for justice and they are not satisfied with the verdict. ...
  • 'Godhra verdict leaves many questions unanswered' February 22, 2011

    CNN-IBN Editor-in-Chief says it remains to be seen what compensation will be given to the Godhra case acquitted. ...
  • Court has accepted conspiracy: JM Panchal on Godhra February 22, 2011

    The Special Public Prosecutor said there is no question of satisfaction as one cannot debate the court's verdict. ...
  • SIT probe plot to malign Modi: BJP March 28, 2010

    Reacting against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's questioning by SIT for his involvement in the Gulbarg Society massacre, a cornered BJP is calling it a campaign to malign their CM. Meanwhile activists and opposition parties have resumed their attack on Modi. ...
  • SC orders fast track courts for Gujarat riots May 2, 2009

    What does this exactly mean for the victims of 2002 riots? ...
  • Talking Point: Has Narendra Modi been vindicated? September 26, 2008

    New Delhi: The Nanavati Report's first part has said exactly what Narendra Modi's government has been saying - that the train carnage was a pre-planned conspiracy. Has Narendra Modi been vindicated? ...
  • Godhra, still recovering from the shock in 2007 December 10, 2007

    Naroda Patiya in Gujarat witnessed the worst communal violence in 2002. Each house in this place has a different story to tell. These people keep smiling faces, however, they have not managed to recover from the shock. For them it is a matter of battling the entire political process of...
  • Modi stuns nation with speech at Godhra December 6, 2007

    Godhra: With a week before the Gujarat Assembly Elections 2007, Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is now shifting focus to raw Hindutva as his chief campaign strategy. He lashed out at the Congress chief Sonia Gandhi and said she and her party members were "the real merchants of death". ...
  • Watch Video: Gujarat Revisited June 18, 2007

    Watch CNN-IBN's Rajdeep Sardesai go back in time to the real life cast of the film Parzania, on location in Gujarat. ...