Post Godhra Riots

  • Narendra Modi can't be blamed for post-Godhra riots, says KPS Gill 01-11-2013 12:47 PM

    New Delhi: Former DGP of Punjab K P S Gill, who had served as security advisor to the Gujarat Chief Minister in 2002, has said that Narendra Modi cannot be blamed for post-Godhra riots as it is the job of the police leadership to respond to law and order situations....
  • 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...
  • Complaint filed against Modi for post-Godhra riots remark 14-07-2013 09:35 PM

    Hyderabad: A complaint was filed against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a police station in Hyderabad on Sunday over the controversial remarks made by him about post-Godhra riots in Gujarat during 2002. Ghulam Rabbani, a practising advocate, lodged the two-page complaint with Santosh Nagar police station, seeking legal action...
  • Rajnath Singh appeals to Muslims to forget or ignore 2002 post-Godhra riots 23-06-2013 08:50 AM

    Jaipur: In an effort to reach out to minorities ahead of 2014 General Elections, BJP President Rajnath Singh on Saturday appealed to Muslims to forget or ignore the 2002 post-Godhra riots. "There may have been some incidents but can we not ignore them now? It shouldn't be tied to BJP...
  • Continue visa ban on Modi, says a US panel 01-05-2013 06:28 AM

    Washington: A panel in the United States has asked the government to continue its visa ban on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The panel said there was significant evidence linking Modi to the violence in Gujarat in 2002. The US Commission for International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) in its annual report...
  • Dipda Darwaza riot case: HC issues notices to 21 convicts 25-04-2013 02:10 AM

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Wednesday issued notices to 21 convicts who were awarded life term by a designated court in 2012 in the post-Godhra Dipda Darwaza riot case on a petition filed by the SIT seeking condonation of delay in filing appeals against the verdict. A division bench of...
  • Gujarat court likely to hear Zakia's protest petition 24-04-2013 02:00 AM

    Ahmedabad: A protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri seeking rejection of the SIT report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the post-Godhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 post-Godhra riots victim...
  • Dipda Darwaza riot case: SIT files appeal in Gujarat HC 06-04-2013 01:35 AM

    Ahmedabad: A Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Friday moved the Gujarat High Court against a special court's judgement in a 2002 riot case in which 11 members of a family, nine of them women and children, were killed. The judgement in the Deepda Darwaza riot case was delivered on July...
  • Narendra Modi welcome to apply for visa: US 05-04-2013 12:36 AM

    Washington: The US has reiterated that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is welcome to apply for a visa to America and that his application would be judged on its own merits. "There is no change (in US policy)...he (Modi) is welcome to apply. All visa decisions are made on a...
  • Riders on the storm

    Bloody Mary |  Sagarika Ghose
    Muslims are seeking a new narrative in Gujarat beyond victimhood The land of historic Gandhian satyagrahas like Kheda, Bardoli and the Dandi March, Gujarat ...

  • Custodial death: Charges filed against Sanjiv Bhatt 08-11-2012 06:53 PM

    Jamnagar: In a major setback to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, a local court on Thursday filed charges against him and six policemen who are accused in the 1990 Khambalia custodial death case. The Gujarat High Court had on October 23 rejected the petitions of the accused policemen challenging the...
  • HC dismisses Bhatt's plea in atrocity case 26-12-2011 11:48 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Monday dismissed suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt's plea for stay on ongoing criminal proceedings against him in a 1990 incident of alleged police atrocity that resulted in the death of one person. Bhatt, in his petition, had challenged the legality and validity of the...
  • Gujarat riots: HC to hear plea to summon Modi 26-12-2011 12:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court will on Monday hear a plea seeking direction to the Nanawati commission to summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning in the 2002 riots case. The commission is supposed to submit its report by March 31 when its extension ends. Earlier, the Nanavati Commission...
  • HC likely to hear Sanjiv Bhatt's plea today 21-12-2011 12:06 PM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court is expected to hear Sanjiv Bhatt's case on Wednesday. The suspended IPS officer had on Tuesday approached the High Court seeking a stay on proceedings in the alleged police atrocity case of 1990 in which one person had died. Bhatt has also sought a stay...
  • 2003 blasts: HC ruling on death sentence tomorrow 11-12-2011 07:11 PM

    Mumbai: The Bombay High Court is likely to give its ruling on Monday on confirmation of death sentence, awarded to three convicts including a woman, in the 2003 Mumbai twin bomb blasts case. Ashrat Ansari (32), his aide Hanif Sayed Anees (46) and wife Fehmida Sayed (43) were held guilty...
  • Gujarat riots: 31 get life term in the first verdict 09-11-2011 09:46 PM

    Mehsana: In the first verdict and sentencing in nine years in a post-Godhra riots case in Gujarat, probed by the SIT, 31 persons out of 73 accused have been found guilty and sentenced to life for the Sardarpura massacre in which 33 people were locked up and burnt alive. But...
  • Guj govt subverting justice: IPS officer Bhatt 10-08-2011 08:19 AM

    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. ...
  • Gujarat riots: SC puts Bhatt's affidavit on hold 05-05-2011 05:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has not taken IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's affidavit, implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots case, on record. However, sources say that Amicus Curae (friend of court) Raju Ramachandran will call upon Bhatt to examine him. Bhatt, a 47-year-old police officer,...
  • SIT disregards Bhatt's statement against Modi 26-04-2011 09:35 PM

    New Delhi: Sanjeev Bhatt, the Gujarat IPS officer, has caught in a raging storm over his Supreme Court affidavit claiming that Chief Minister Narendra Modi had given instructions on February 27, 2002 that Hindus be allowed to vent their anger after the Godhra train burning. It's a claim, which the...
  • Gujarat cop in trouble for leaking riot tapes 07-02-2011 10:49 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has issued a notice to the state DIG Rahul Sharma, asking him to explain how and why he prepared a CD of phone records during the post-Godhra riots and why did he hand these over to probe agencies without the government's permission. Nine years after the...
  • SIT doubts Modi's acts, but lacks evidence 04-02-2011 08:10 AM

    New Delhi: The past has come back to haunt Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. Tehelka-CNN-IBN have now accessed the Supreme Court appointed SIT report looking specifically at Modi's alleged role during the 2002 post godhra riots. The report, already filed in the apex court, throws up several embarrasing questions for...
  • Not enough evidence to prosecute Modi: SIT 03-02-2011 09:08 PM

    New Delhi: The Special Investigative Team report into the post-Godhra riots has said that there's not enough evidence to prosecute Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The probe report has not given a clean chit to Narendra Modi but says the evidence is not enough to prosecute him. The SIT report...
  • SIT clean chit to Modi in riot cases: sources 03-12-2010 02:36 PM

    New Delhi: In what could be the biggest relief for the Gujarat chief Minister Narnedra Modi, sources have told CNN-IBN that the Supreme Court-monitored Special Investigation Team (SIT) is likely to give a clean chit to the beleaguered chief minister in the post-Godhra riot cases. Sources confirm that the SIT...
  • Godhra crusader finally promoted Guj police chief 04-05-2008 02:24 PM

    Johannesburg: Suspended Gerald Majola, in his last official statement as Cricket South Africa chief, on Saturday paid glowing tributes to Sachin Tendulkar for scaling the historic feat of scoring 100 international centuries. Tendulkar reached the landmark against hosts Bangladesh in an Asia Cup match at Mirpur on Friday. There isn't...