NARODA PATIA

  • Ahmedabad: BJP renames tea stalls after Modi, residents unhappy February 6, 2014

    Ahmedabad: BJP activists have been on campaign to name tea stalls after Narendra Modi at Naroda Patia area in Ahmedabad. Naroda Patia was one of the most severely affected areas during the 2002 Gujarat riots. While the tea stalls are being named after Modi to highlight his tea seller background and...
  • Narendra Modi is Gujarat's newsmaker in 2012 December 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An eventful year in Gujarat saw Narendra Modi convincingly retaining power and emerging as a strong contender for BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections besides a slew of judgements in the postGodhra riot cases that convicted many, including former minister Maya Kodnani. The year proved to...
  • 7 held in Narodia Patia riots witness murder case November 19, 2011

    Ahmedabad: Seven people have been detained in connection with the murder of Narodia Patia riots witness and RTI activist Nadeem Sayed in Ahmedabad. Sayed, a witness of the Narodia Patia massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots was attacked and killed in Ahmedabad on the morning of November 5. He was attacked...
  • Modi fast day 2: riot victims held ahead of rally September 19, 2011

    Police also detained activists Mukul Sinha and Mallika Sarabhai before their planned protest against Modi's fast. ...
  • Mallika Sarabhai, 2002 Guj riot victims detained September 18, 2011

    Naroda: On day two of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Sadbhavna fast, his BJP compatriots poured in to show their support. The victims of the 2002 riots were clearly not impressed and about 50 of them were detained on Sunday at Naroda Patia ahead of a planned protest against the...
  • Gujarat riots case: VHP, BJP leaders surrender February 20, 2009

    New Delhi: VHP leader Atul Vaid and former BJP Counselor Naik Singh Chaudhry both accused in 2002 Gujarat riots Naroda Patia case have surrendered before the Special Investigation Team (SIT). The SIT was constituted by the Supreme Court to reinvestigate some of the 2002 riot cases. The most horrifying...
  • 2002 riots: Gujarat Minister declared absconder February 4, 2009

    Ahmedabad: She is missing in office, and she is not at home either. Gujarat Minister of State for Women and Child Welfare, Maya Kodnani has been missing since the Special Investigation Team (SIT) declared her an absconder for not responding to a summons to depose in the Naroda Patia massacre...
  • Shocking first: Woman held in a 2002 Gujarat riot case November 15, 2008

    New Delhi: Gujarat Police have arrested a woman for the first time in a case related to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Gita Rathod has been arrested for her role in the infamous Naroda Patia riots of 2002. She was arrested by a Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Thursday and her police...
  • Haneef hits communal divide for a six in Naroda Patia March 21, 2008

    Ahmedabad: The Naroda Patia locality in Ahmedabad was torn apart during the 2002 Gujarat riots. But thanks to Haneef Bhai, now it's a regular adda of cricket and fun for the local boys both Hindu and Muslim. Even as Salim and Ravi play cricket matches in their locality, it would seem...