Jafri

  • Gulbarg Society fund case: Teesta Setalvad faces arrest as court rejects bail plea 25-03-2014 06:17 PM

    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...
  • 2002 riots: Hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea against Modi deferred to April 11 20-03-2014 02:21 PM

    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 18-03-2014 04:39 PM

    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...
  • 2002 riots: Agree with Rahul, Modi must be punished, says Zakia Jafri 28-01-2014 03:46 PM

    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. ...
  • Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri files for anticipatory bail 16-01-2014 11:26 PM

    Tanvir Jafri, son of Zakia Jafri, has filed an application before a metropolitan magistrate's court here, seeking anticipatory bail in the alleged cheating case lodged by Gulbarg Society residents against activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand. Chief public prosecutor Sudhir Brahmbhatt informed magistrate S P Vora that it...
  • FIR against Teesta, husband for allegedly usurping money 06-01-2014 11:25 AM

    An FIR has been lodged against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri and two others for allegedly usurping Rs 1.51 crore collected by them for turning Gulbarg Society into a museum, police said. "An FIR has been lodged under Sections 120(B), 406 and...
  • Indian-Americans's body express regret over clean chit to Modi in riots case 29-12-2013 10:56 PM

    Washington: Expressing disappointment over the "clean chit" given to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by a court in the 2002 Gujarat communal riots, a US-based coalition of Indian Americans has said it stands with victims of the violence including Zakia Jafri, the widow of a slain MP. The Coalition...
  • Full text: Narendra Modi's blog on Gujarat riots 27-12-2013 04:25 PM

    A day after a Gujarat court upheld the clean chit given to him in the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 riots, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi claimed that he was pained in agony over the communal carnage. The court on Thursday rejected...
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  • 2002 riots: BJP euphoric over clean chit to Modi, Zakia vows to fight on 26-12-2013 10:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: In an order viewed as politically crucial for the Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Ahmedabad magistrate's court on Thursday upheld the clean chit to him by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the Gulbarg Society massacre case. Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra...
  • Does the clean chit to Modi finally help him rid the taint of 2002 riots? 26-12-2013 09:24 PM

    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 26-12-2013 09:22 PM

    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. ...
  • Truth alone triumphs: Modi on court order rejecting Zakia's plea 26-12-2013 06:25 PM

    Ahmedabad: 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...
  • 2002 riots: Verdict a moral victory for BJP, Modi, says Arun Jaitley 26-12-2013 06:24 PM

    New Delhi: Rejuvenated by a Gujarat court upholding the Special Investigation Team (SIT) clean chit given to its prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the killings that took place at Gulbarg Housing Society in Ahmedabad during the 2002 riots in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi 26-12-2013 05:30 PM

    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 26-12-2013 02:52 PM

    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...
  • Timeline: SIT probe in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases 26-12-2013 09:22 AM

    An Ahmedabad court is set to decide whether to uphold the clean chit to BJP Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. This will be announced on a petition filed by slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri. Here's a look at the timeline of the case:...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court order on SIT clean chit to Modi after 3 pm 26-12-2013 07:43 AM

    Ahmedabad: It is judgement day for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after 3 pm on Thursday as a local court in Ahmedabad is likely to decide on whether the SIT clean chit in his favour in the 2002 Gujarat riots should be upheld....
  • 'Boogie Woogie' returns on small screen, Rs.10 lakh prize money 03-12-2013 05:16 PM

    Mumbai: 'Boogie Woogie' is back and this time it gets bigger and glitzier. As many as 16 young dancers will participate and the winner will take home Rs.10 lakh and the 'Boogie Woogie Kids Champion' trophy. The show, produced by R&N Productions, starts Saturday on Sony Entertainment Television. The trio...
  • 2002 riots: Order on Zakia Jafri's plea deferred 02-12-2013 05:23 PM

    Ahmedabad: A local court on Monday once again deferred the pronouncement of order on Zakia Jafri's petition against SIT's closure report that gave clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case. Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra, who was on leave, came to the...
  • Order on Zakia Jafri's plea likely to be pronounced today 02-12-2013 08:16 AM

    Ahmedabad: The court of metropolitan magistrate is likely to pronounce its on Monday on Zakia Jafri's plea protesting closure report of Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team, giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others with regard to alleged conspiracy behind the 2002 riots. The pronouncement of order...
  • Cong lambastes Gill for giving clean chit to Modi in post-Godhra riots 01-11-2013 11:00 PM

    New Delhi: Hours after former Punjab DGP KPS Gill said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot be blamed for the riots that following the burning of a Sabarmati Express train bogie near Godhra station resulting in the death of several Hindu karsewaks, the Congress as well as riots victim...
  • Court order on Zakia's petition against closure report of SIT set for October 28 01-10-2013 09:41 AM

    A local court on Monday reserved for October 28 its order on protest petition filed by riot victim Zakia Jafri against the closure report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 communal riots. Zakia had on April...
  • Enough evidence to prosecute Modi in Gujarat riots: Zakia's lawyer 19-09-2013 07:18 AM

    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...
  • Modi was the one who created a Hindu-Muslim divide, says Zakia Jafri 14-09-2013 09:25 AM

    Reacting to the annointment of Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Gujarat riot victim Zakia Jafri said that he was the one who created a Hindu-Muslim divide in 2002. She added that it's the party who has elected him for the candidature, not the common people. ...
  • 'File chargesheet against Narendra Modi, others in 2002 post-Godhra riots case' 30-08-2013 10:28 AM

    The lawyer of late Congress MPEhsan Jafri's wife Zakia on Thursday told a magistrate's court in Ahmedabad that it should reject the closure report of Special Investigation Teamwhich gives a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister NarendraModi and others in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case. Zakia Jafri, whose husband was...
  • SIT relied on accused but not witnesses: Zakia Jafri's lawyer 12-08-2013 11:13 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Special Investigation Team, which probed Zakia Jafri's accusation of complicity in facilitating the 2002 Gujarat riots against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others, relied upon "the accused" but not the witnesses in its probe, her lawyer said on Monday. "SIT in its closure report has relied upon statements...
  • Zakia Jafri's lawyer asks why curfew was not imposed quickly after Godhra 26-07-2013 02:17 AM

    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...
  • Modi conspired to instigate Hindus post Godhra, says Zakia Jafri's lawyer 29-06-2013 06:34 AM

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri's lawyer on Friday alleged before a court in Ahmedabad that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had conspired to instigate Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers and other members of Hindu community after the Godhra train burning incident in 2002. Ehsan Jafri, Zakia's husband and former Congress MP, was one...
  • Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia's plea against Modi 04-06-2013 10:41 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court will on Tuesday continue hearing Zakia Jafri's case, where she has challenged the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 61 others. She continues to claim that they were conspirators in the 2002 Gujarat riots in which...