SANJIV BHATT

  • Zakia Jafri vows to continue her fight against Modi December 26, 2013

    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 December 26, 2013

    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...
  • Produce original registers that has records of 2002 riots: Gujarat High Court September 14, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to produce original registers, related to vital intelligence records of 2002 riots, which were destroyed by it. A division bench of High Court, headed by Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and J B Pardiwala on Friday asked the state government to produce...
  • Shinde denies Sanjiv Bhatt may be dismissed July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Sushil Kumar Shinde has denied reports that the Home Ministry is looking at the possibility of dismissing Gujarat cadre Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Sanjiv Bhatt. Shinde told CNNIBN that no file recommending Bhatt's sacking has come to him as yet. Bhatt, who has taken a...
  • Gujarat riots: 'Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt is manipulator' May 1, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Supreme Courtappointed SIT, probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, on Wednesday claimed suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was not a "witness" in the complaint against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, but a "manipulator". "Sanjiv Bhatt was never a witness to any meeting held by Chief Minister, but he is fabricating everything...(he)...
  • Gujarat High Court stays trial against Sanjiv Bhatt April 25, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday temporarily stayed the trial against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 16yearold case of custodial torture in Porbandar. Justice SR Brahmabhatt ordered stay till further orders and fixed the hearing in the first week of May 2013. Bhatt, who was posted as...
  • Gujarat polls: 70 pc turnout in last phase December 17, 2012

    Ahmedabad: 5.36 pm: The voter turnout in the second and final phase of Gujarat assembly elections on Monday was 70 per cent. The turnout has been the same as that in the first phase of polling in the state on December 13. 5.05 pm: The voting on Monday closed in the...
  • Modi vs Shweta Bhatt a lopsided battle in Guj CM's favour December 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: As Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi bids for an unprecedented third term in office in Gujarat, the thought of his own electoral future seems to hardly cross his mind. And that's not without a reason. After all, Modi is locked in an unequal fight with a political novice, the...
  • Shweta Bhatt, Jagruti Pandya: 2 women taking on Modi December 12, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Two women have dared to take on the 'Iron Man' of Gujarat, Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The two women, Shweta Bhatt wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt and Jagruti Pandya former state Home Minister Haren Pandya's widow have been leading a personalised campaign against...
  • Guj court to hear custodial death case involving Sanjiv Bhatt December 4, 2012

    Jamnagar: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's case will be heard in a Jamnagar court on Tuesday. The local court had earlier framed charges of murder and other offences against him in a 22yearold case of custodial torture. Recently, Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta Bhatt given a poll ticket by the Congress...
  • Withdraw candidate from Maninagar, Shweta Bhatt tells GPP December 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Congress candidate from Maninagar, Shweta Bhatt, on Sunday appealed Keshubhai Patelled Gujarat Parivartan Party to withdraw its candidate from the fray. Bhatt, the wife of suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, is contesting the election against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi from Maninagar. The constituency is considered to be a BJP...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai November 30, 2012

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  • I am not a proxy candidate for my husband: Sanjiv Bhatt's wife November 30, 2012

    Controversial IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta will contest against Narendra Modi in Gujarat elections on a Congress ticket. ...
  • Modi attacks Cong as it fields Bhatt's wife against him November 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: It was the last day on Thursday for filing the nominations for the second phase of Gujarat Assembly elections, and amongst those who filed nominations were Chief Minister Narendra Modi and his opponent for the Maninagar seat, the wife of controversial IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt. Hitting out strongly at the...
  • I want to defeat Narendra Modi: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife November 30, 2012

    The Congress on Friday fielded suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta from the Maninagar constituency, from where the Gujarat CM too has filed his nomination papers. ...
  • Congress using Sanjiv Bhatt and his wife for votes: Smriti Irani November 30, 2012

    The BJP lashed out at the Congress for fielding suspended IPS office Sanjiv Bhatt's wife Shweta against Narendra Modi in the upcoming Gujarat Assembly elections. BJP leader Smriti Irani said that the Congress is using the Bhatt couple as its political tool. She also took on the couple saying it...
  • Gujarat: Cong fields Sanjiv Bhatt's wife against Modi November 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Congress has fielded suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's wife against Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the coming Gujarat election. Shweta Bhatt will contest from the Maninagar constituency. IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt had alleged Modi's role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. A Gujarat court had filed charges against Bhatt and...
  • Guj govt targeting me for taking on Modi: Bhatt November 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who says that he has been targeted by Chief Minister Narendra Modi has alleged that evidence related to the 2002 Gujarat riots has been selectively destroyed and hence an inquiry should be ordered into the same. "These are state control room records, state...
  • Bhatt seeks probe into claim that riot papers were 'destroyed' November 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Raising doubts over the Gujarat government's claims that some 2002 postGodhra riotsrelated intelligence documents were destroyed 'in routine course', suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Friday sought a "highlevel investigation" into the matter. Bhatt filed an application before the Justice GT Nanavati Commission describing the chronology of events starting...
  • Modi baiter Sanjiv Bhatt charged in custodial death case November 9, 2012

    IPS officer and known Narendra Modi baiter Sanjiv Bhatt has been charged with the custodial death of a VHP worker. The incident dates back to 1990 when Bhatt was the assistant SP of Jamnagar. Six other policemen have been indicted in the case as well. ...
  • News 360: HC lifts life ban on Mohd Azharuddin November 8, 2012

    In a major relief to former Indian cricket captain and now MP Mohammed Azharuddin, the Andhra Pradesh High Court has lifted the life ban on him, calling it illegal and unsustainable. ...
  • Custodial death: Charges filed against Sanjiv Bhatt November 8, 2012

    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 Jamnagar...
  • Some documents related to riots were destroyed: Gujarat govt November 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government has admitted before Justice GT Nanavati Commission that some documents related to 2002 postGodhra riots were destroyed by it 'in routine course'. This was disclosed on Friday in an order passed by the Commission on an application filed by suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had...
  • Give 2002 riots papers to Bhatt: Guj HC to Modi govt October 16, 2012

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday directed the Narendra Modi government to provide documents related to the police control room during the 2002 riots to suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt. Bhatt had approached the High Court seeking permission to get the documented records pertaining to the Gujarat riots. The...
  • Bhatt urges Modi to desist from "vindictiveness" October 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt on Wednesday asked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)ruled Gujarat government to desist from "vindictiveness" and revoke a "halfbaked" suspension order issued against him. On October 1, on the recommendation of the Union Home Ministry, the Gujarat government had revoked the suspension of Bhatt, in one...
  • Gujarat: Suspension of IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt revoked October 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat government on Monday revoked the suspension of IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, as it accepted the decision of the central review committee which reports to the Union Home Ministry. The IPS officer had been suspended in August 2011 for not turning up to work in the wake of his...
  • 2002 Guj riots: IPS officer Bhatt takes on Modi September 1, 2012

    Ahmedabad: While the country and Twitter is still buzzing about Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's Google+ Hangout chat, former Gujarat IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has questioned his intention. In an open letter to the Gujarat Chief Minister, Bhatt accused Modi of distancing himself from the Naroda Patiya verdict in the 2002...
  • 'Amicus curiae erred by relying on Bhatt' May 8, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The SIT closure report, which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in postGodhra riots, has found faulted the Supreme Courtappointed amicus curiae's finding that he can be charged with certain offences related to the riots. The amicus curiae (one who assists the court) has "erred" by...
  • Custodial torture: HC stays proceedings against Bhatt May 2, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat High Court on Wednesday stayed the proceedings against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt in a 1990 custodial torture case. Justice AS Dave, who stayed the investigation against Bhatt, also issued notices to the state government and complainant Vijaysinh Bhatti. The next hearing will be on June 22. The IPS officer approached...
  • Jamnagar case: Bailable warrant issued against Bhatt May 2, 2012

    Jamnagar: A court in Jamkhambhalia on Tuesday issued bailable warrant against suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for not appearing during the hearing of a case of alleged police atrocity, which had resulted in one death. Sessions judge NT Solanki issued bailable warrants against Bhatt and four other police personnel who did...