Naroda Patiya Massacre

  • SC to hear Kodnani's interim bail extension plea February 12, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court will on Thursday hear a plea by former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani seeking extension of interim bail for her medical treatment. Kodnani suffered burn injuries at her home on February 8 while she was on three months' interim bail for the treatment of intestinal tuberculosis. The apex...
  • Gujarat govt rejects SIT's appeal to seek death for Maya Kodnani September 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Saturday refused to grant permission to the SIT to seek death penalty for the former state minister Maya Kodnani. Kodnani along with Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi has been convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case. Kodnani was sentenced to 28 years of jail by...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek SC guidance on Kodnani death penalty May 18, 2013

    Ahmedabad: After a Uturn by the Gujarat government on the death penalty for former minister Maya Kodnani and nine others, convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, the SIT has decided to seek Supreme Court's guidance on the issue. "Very soon, we are going to file an application before the...
  • Naroda Patiya case: Cong says no change in Modi's mindset May 14, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Tuesday flayed Gujarat government for withholding its decision to seek death for Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya case, saying there has been no change in the mindset of Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his feelings about a community. "It proves that Modi has not changed....
  • Naroda Patiya case: Modi govt does a Uturn on Kodnani May 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: In a Uturn of sorts, the Gujarat state legal department has written to the chief prosecutor in the Naroda Patiya massacre case, seeking approval for enhancement of punishment for BJP leader Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal's Babu Bajrangi to be put on hold. The legal department wants the punishment...
  • Naroda Patiya case: SIT to seek death for Kodnani, others April 17, 2013

    Ahmedabad: There is trouble for former Gujarat Women and Child Development Minister Maya Kodnani as the Special Investigation Team probing the 2002 riots will move the Gujarat High Court seeking death for her in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The approval for this was given by the legal department of...
  • Has the 2002 riots verdict set a precedent for all riot cases? August 31, 2012

    The verdict and the sentencing of the Naroda Patiya massacre throw light on important questions on all riot cases. ...
  • Naroda Patiya: BJP MLA, 30 others get life term August 31, 2012

    While BJP MLA Maya Kodnani will stay in jail for 28 years, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi has got life imprisonment till death. ...
  • Naroda Patiya: Uneasy calm ahead of sentencing August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An uneasy calm prevails in the Naroda Patiya locality of Ahmedabad hours before the sentencing of 32 persons convicted in the 2002 massacre during the Gujarat riots. Former Gujarat minister and BJP MLA Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi are among those convicted. Although the police presence...
  • Naroda Patiya: 31 people, BJP MLA to be sentenced August 31, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A special court will pronounce the quantum of punishment for 32 convicts in the 2002 postGodhra Naroda Patiya riots case on Friday in Ahmedabad. BJP MLA and former minister in the Narendra Modi government Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi are among the 32 people convicted by...
  • Guj riots: Modi defiant as BJP MLA found guilty August 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi has ruled out an apology for the 2002 Gujarat riots. In an interview to The Wall Street Journal, Modi said the guilty in the riots case did not deserve forgiveness through an apology, but a punishment. "One only has to ask for forgiveness if...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai August 29, 2012

    Supreme Court upholds death for 26/11 terrorist Ajmal Kasab. Former Gujarat minister and 31 others convicted in Naroda Patiya massacre case. ...
  • What does the Naroda Patiya judgment mean for the victims? August 29, 2012

    A special court has convicted former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani and 31 others in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. ...
  • Naroda Patiya: 'Other accused must be held guilty too' August 29, 2012

    The witnesses of Naroda Patiya massacre case are not happy yet. They want more accused to be held guilty and punished. ...
  • Naroda Patiya massacre: Modi's minister, 31 others convicted August 29, 2012

    A special court has convicted Maya Kodnani and Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi along with 30 other people in the case. ...
  • Naroda verdict proof of BJP's involvement: Congress August 29, 2012

    New Delhi: The Congress did not waste one minute in grabbing the opportunity to attack the BJP on the Naroda Patiya massacre verdict on Wednesday. Lashing out at the main Opposition party, Congress leader Digvijaya Singh said that it was "evident" that in the riots, BJP leaders and officials were...
  • Gujarat: Naroda Patiya sentencing on Friday August 29, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A trial court in Gujarat has deferred till Friday the sentencing in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. The trial court on Wednesday convicted 32 people and acquitted 29 others in the massacre which took place during the 2002 Gujarat riots. In a major blow to the Narendra Modi government, Bharatiya...
  • Gujarat: 32 guilty, 29 freed in Naroda Patiya case August 29, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A trial court in Gujarat has convicted 32 people and acquitted 29 others in the Naroda Patiya massacre case which took place during the 2002 Gujarat riots. In a major blow to the Narendra Modi government, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Naroda, Maya Kodnani, and Bajrang Dal leader...
  • Gujarat riots: Verdict in Naroda Patiya case today August 29, 2012

    Ahmedabad: It is the day of judgement in one of the most tragic cases in the 2002 Gujarat riots. A trial court in Ahmedabad will deliver its verdict in the Naroda Patiya massacre in which 95 people were killed mercilessly and the accused include a former BJP MLA and a...
  • Naroda Patiya riot judgement adjourned to Aug 29 June 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The judgement in the Naroda Patiya massacre case that took place during the 2002 Gujarat riots has been deferred to August 29. Three of the 62 accused in the case were not present in the court following which the Ahmedabad court of Additional Principal Judge Jyotsna Yagnik issued nonbailable...
  • 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. ...
  • Gujarat: Naroda Patiya massacre verdict today June 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A trial court in Ahmedabad is on Saturday expected to deliver its verdict on the Naroda Patiya massacre where 97 Muslims were slaughtered by a mob led among others by a former minister in the Narendra Modi government. Additional Principal Judge Jyotsna Yagnik had completed the hearing last month and...