Ishrat Jahan Encounter

  • Ishrat case: Gujarat government reinstates accused officer GL Singhal June 1, 2014

    Ahmedabad: IPS officer GL Singhal, arrested in February 2013 by the CBI for his alleged involvement in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, has been reinstated by the Gujarat government. He is back in the Gujarat police force as Commandant of the 12 SRP battalion in Gandhinagar. He's out on bail...
  • Ishrat case accused GL Singhal reinstated as commandant 12 SRP Gandhinagar May 29, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat government on Wednesday reinstated suspended IPS officer GL Singhal, a prime accused in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. He was now posted in the Special Reserve Police in Gandhinagar. His name also surfaced in the snoopgate case. "Yes, he (GL Singhal) has been reinstated. Last night, sanction was...
  • Clinching evidence to arrest Modi, Shah in Ishrat case: Kapil Sibal April 28, 2014

    Ahmedabad: Union Minister Kapil Sibal on Monday raked up alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan to hit out at Narendra Modi saying the BJP's prime ministerial candidate and Amit Shah were being "shielded" despite existence of "clinching" evidence to arrest them. "I want to ask who is shielding Modi and Shah...
  • Ishrat case: Hearing on naming Amit Shah as accused adjourned till April 21 March 26, 2014

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) told a court on Wednesday that it needed 25 days time to reply to a plea filed by the father of one of the victims in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Gopinath Pillai, father of Javed alias Pranesh Pillai, had filed an application...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court notice to Modi-aide Amit Shah March 14, 2014

    Ahmedabad: A CBI court in Ahmedabad has issued a notice to Amit Shah - a close aide of Chief Minister Narendra Modi - KR Kaushik and the CBI in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The notice is returnable on March 26. The notice has been issued on the basis of an application...
  • IB officer behind affidavit declaring Ishrat a terrorist: CBI February 9, 2014

    New Delhi: Former IB Special Director Rajinder Kumar, accused by CBI of murder in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, was allegedly the brain behind the affidavit filed by Home Ministry declaring the 19-year-old victim a terrorist. In its supplementary charge sheet in the encounter case, CBI has alleged that...
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  • News 360: Divided Congress may withdraw support to AAP December 24, 2013

    Even before the Aam Aadmi Party could form the government in Delhi with Congress supporting it from outside, divisions within the latter over the strategy have come out in the open. Government formation in Delhi may take some more time, as sources say that the Congress is seriously considering the...
  • CBI must charge Narendra Modi and Amit Shah: Arjun Modhwadia December 24, 2013

    State Congress president Arjun Modhwadia hit out at the CBI for going slow in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He said that both Narendra Modi and Amit Shah were involved in the Ishrat Jahan encounter along with several other encounter cases in Gujarat. ...
  • CBI probe in Amit Shah's role in Ishrat encounter case inevitable: Cong September 24, 2013

    Congress minister Jagdambika Pal said that the CBI probe in BJP General Secretary and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah's was inevitable in Ishrat Jahan encounter case. He said, "If the IPS officer in the Ishrat Jahan case says that he acted at the behest of the...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter: CBI to quiz Modi aide Amit Shah, say sources September 24, 2013

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Tuesday said it need to question BJP General Secretary and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's close aide Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, CBI sources said. CBI sources also said that Amit Shah will be questioned soon but they have not decided...
  • Pandey can tell about real identities of two encounter victims: CBI August 14, 2013

    A special court in Ahmedabad on Wednesday reserved its order on a CBI application seeking 14 days' custody of Gujarat's Additional Director General of Police PP Pandey in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case. CBI lawyer said Pandey's interrogation was needed to find out the real identities of two of the encounter...
  • Ishrat case: Court to hear CBI plea for 14-day custody of PP Pandey August 14, 2013

    New Delhi: The CBI's application for remand of Gujarat Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) PP Pandey will come up for hearing in a Gujarat court on Wednesday. The CBI has sought 14 days custody. Pandey surrendered before a CBI court on Tuesday, a day after the Supreme Court rejected...
  • Ex-MHA 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...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat policeman PP Pandey surrenders in court August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Gujarat Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) PP Pandey on Tuesday surrendered in a CBI court in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. This comes a day after the Supreme Court rejected his anticipatory bail plea, saying his conduct in remaining absconding dis-entitled him for the relief. "Your conduct itself...
  • Ishrat case: Former MHA official seeks retirement citing harassment August 13, 2013

    New Delhi: IAS officer and former Home Ministry official RVS Mani has taken voluntary retirement with his lawyer claiming that he was being harassed by unknown persons in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. He has applied for voluntary retirement even as four years of his service are left. Mani had signed...
  • Ishrat case: SC rejects PP Pandey's anticipatory bail plea August 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday rejected the anticipatory bail plea of senior IPS officer PP Pandey, against whom a non-bailable warrant has been issued, in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, saying his conduct in remaining absconding dis-entitled him for the relief. "Your conduct itself makes you dis-entitled for...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Gujarat policeman PP Pandey goes missing yet again August 10, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Police on Saturday claimed that Additional Director General of Police (ADGP) PP Pandey, an accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case has been missing again. The senior police officer has been evading arrest since being denied bail two weeks ago. The state DGP has asked all district...
  • Ishrat encounter: Gujarat DGP asks state police to trace PP Pandey August 9, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Police has intensified efforts to trace IPS officer PP Pandey, who is one of the accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The Gujarat DGP has asked all district Superintendents of Police as well as city police commissioners to help the CBI trace Additional DGP (Crime)...
  • Ishrat case: CBI court issues non-bailable warrant against PP Pandey August 7, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A non-bailable warrant was issued against Ishrat Jahan encounter case accused Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey on Wednesday. The CBI court also rejected Pandey's anticipatory bail plea. He had sought the bail saying a higher court is yet to decide on his plea to quash the FIR against him...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: CBI to take PP Pandey into custody tonight, say sources August 6, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey will be taken into custody for his role in the alleged Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case, CBI sources claimed. The CBI sources say the IPS officer has exhausted all his avenues. This comes after his second anticipatory bail plea was rejected by the court. Pandey...
  • Ishrat case: Court to hear Pandey's plea to quash FIR against him July 29, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A trial court in Ahmedabad on Monday will hear the plea of absconding senior Gujarat IPS officer PP Pandey seeking quashing of FIR aginst him in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case. The Supreme Court had on Friday had restrained the Central Bureau of Investigation from arresting the officer...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Gujarat HC ends monitoring of probe July 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Friday ended its monitoring of probe in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case. The division bench of Justices Jayant Patel and Abhilasha Kumari observed that as the Central Bureau of Investigation had filed a chargesheet before the special CBI court, the High Court's...
  • Ishrat Jahan case: Home Ministry not to give all documents to CBI July 17, 2013

    New Delhi: The Home Ministry seems to be dragging its feet over CBI's request to provide files related to contradictory affidavits submitted by it on the antecedents of Ishrat Jahan in Gujarat High Court. The Home Ministry is unlikely to provide all the documents related to the case citing national...
  • Shinde avoids comment on Ishrat's alleged terror links July 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The Congress is a divided house on Ishrat Jahan, the 19-year-old Mumbai college student allegedly killed by Gujarat police in a fake encounter in 2004, with Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde avoiding to comment on her alleged links with terrorists. Shinde says the USA's Federal Bureau of...
  • Ishrat encounter case: HC hands over chargesheet to the accused July 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat Hight Court has handed over the chargesheet to the accused in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case on Monday. In its chargesheet, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has maintained that the 19-year-old was killed in a fake encounter in a joint operation between Gujarat Police and...
  • Ishrat's family is being threatened, lawyer writes to Home Secy July 11, 2013

    Mumbai: Ishrat Jahan's family has alleged that there is a threat to their life. Their lawyer has also written to Home Secretary Anil Goswami about the threat and has sought security for the family. The 19-year-old college girl along with three other men - Pranesh Pillai alias Javed Sheikh, Amjad...
  • Ishrat encounter: SC to hear plea seeking quashing of FIR against PP Pandey July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Wednesday hear the plea of absconding senior Gujarat Police officer PP Pandey seeking quashing of FIR against him in Ishrat Jahan encounter case. Pandey, whose lawyer failed to appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday, after failing to get relief from the High Court...
  • Ishrat Jahan encounter: Pandey approaches SC for quashing FIR against him July 10, 2013

    New Delhi: After failing to get relief from the High Court in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case, absconding senior Gujarat Police officer PP Pandey has approached the Supreme Court for quashing the FIR against him. However, Pandey's lawyer failed to appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday. Pandey was chargesheeted...
  • Ishrat case: Absconding Gujarat policeman Pandey fails to appear in SC July 9, 2013

    New Delhi: Absconding top Gujarat policeman PP Pandey's lawyer failed to appear before the Supreme Court on Tuesday in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case. After failing to get relief from the High Court, Pandey had approached the apex court for quashing the FIR against him. The matter has now been...