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  • Three Muzaffaranagar riots accused arrested, one surrenders 22-04-2014 01:38 PM

    Three absconding accused have been arrested while another surrendered in a court in connection with different Muzaffaranagar riot-related cases, police said on Tuesday. While Devendra, Satbir and Bhura were arrested in the district here on Monday, accused Bhayya surrendered in a local court, SP HN Singh told reporters here. The...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Charges framed against five accused 15-04-2014 06:53 PM

    Charges against five accused in connection with murder of two youths during Muzaffarnagar riots were framed on Tuesday in a local court in Muzaffarnagar. Additional District Sessions Judge Jitender Kumar framed charges against five accused Mujassim, Mujammil, Nadeen, Jahangir and Furkan -- under various sections of IPC in connection with...
  • SC refuses to entertain plea questioning SIT clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots 11-04-2014 12:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots. The apex court also declined the plea to reconstitute the SIT for a probe into the riots case. The SIT...
  • Odisha: BJD may not re-nominate all sitting legislators 11-03-2014 06:43 PM

    Ruling BJD, which is witnessing a continuous inflow of leaders from rival parties, on Tuesday indicated that it may not re-nominate all sitting legislators for the Assembly and Parliamentary elections even as some party leaders announced unwillingness to contest the polls. BJD Vice-President Kalpataru Das said the party was all...
  • SIT appeals for riot accused to be brought to Muzaffarnagar, approaches court 11-03-2014 02:54 PM

    The SIT probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has sought warrant from a local court to bring riot accused Subodh Kumar to Muzaffarnagar, who is lodged in Meerut jail in connection with another case. Subodh was arrested in an encounter with Baghpat police while he was on his way to allegedly murder...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 10 Muslim leaders, including a former minister, charged by SIT 08-03-2014 12:36 PM

    BSP MP Kadir Rana, two party MLAs and former UP minister Saeed-uz-Zama of Congressare among 10 persons charged by the SIT probing the Muzaffarnagar riotsfor provoking communal tension with inflammatory speeches during a Muslim community panchayat.The charge sheet was filed in the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar by...
  • Kejriwal asks Lt Governor to start SIT probe on anti-Sikh riots 19-02-2014 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: AAP's convener and former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Thursday requested Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung to set in motion the process of setting up the Special Investigation Team (SIT) for probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by officially notifying it. "Some of the witnesses are already old and setting...
  • Kejriwal askes Jung to start SIT probe on anti-Sikh riots 19-02-2014 07:39 PM

    AAP's convener and former Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday requested Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to set in motion the process of setting up the Special Investigation Team (SIT) for probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by officially notifying it. "Some of the witnesses are already old and setting up of...
  • No order on plea seeking SIT probe into 1984 riots at this stage: SC 17-02-2014 06:01 PM

    The Supreme Court on Monday refrained from passing any order at this stage on a petition seeking constitution of SIT to probe series of events leading to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, asking a rights activist to bring out aspects of the incidents which purportedly have not yet been looked into...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: CJM sends murder case to sessions court 16-02-2014 05:03 PM

    A local court has committed a Muzaffarnagar riot case involving murder of eight people, for trial in a session court. Chief Judicial Magistrate Narender Kumar on Saturday committed it for trial and February 21 has been fixed as a date for hearing. Eight people including a woman were killed and...
  • IPL spot-fixing: Panel says hawala money, terrorist elements involved 10-02-2014 06:58 PM

    New Delhi: Influx of hawala money and involvement of terrorist elements in betting and fixing of sports is causing serious threat to national security, a report of a high-level panel said on Monday in the Supreme Court while recommending setting up of a SIT to probe such cases. "It is...
  • L-G backs Kejriwal's demand to form a SIT on 1984 anti-Sikh riots 10-02-2014 04:37 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung on Monday backed Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's demand to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Delhi Cabinet on February 6 had announced that a SIT will probe the riots. "The Delhi Cabinet has asked the Lieutenant...
  • Delhi Police forms SIT to probe Manipuri minor's rape case 10-02-2014 09:01 AM

    New Delhi: After facing flak from the High Court over slow pace of Nido Taniam's case, the Delhi Police has now constituted a Special Investigation Team to probe the rape of a 14-year-old Manipuri girl in Delhi's Munirka. The victim's statement was recorded before the Magistrate on Sunday. The Vasant...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files fresh chargesheet against 235 09-02-2014 04:53 PM

    The Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases has filed a fresh chargesheet against 235 people in connection with the different cases, SIT sources said on Sunday. A fresh chargesheet has been issued to 235 people in connection with different riot cases, Manoj Jha, Additional SP, SIT told...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi Cabinet asks L-G to form SIT 06-02-2014 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday announced a Special Investigation Team will probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. "The Delhi Cabinet has asked the Lieutenant Governor to form a SIT to look into the 1984 riots. Cases which were closed will be opened again and if required, will be filed...
  • Delhi Police makes headway in Taniam's death, 3 arrested 03-02-2014 09:13 PM

    New Delhi: Five days after a 19-year-old student from Arunachal Pradesh died following a scuffle with a shopkeeper and his friends in national capital's Lajpat Nagar area, the Delhi Police arrested three persons in connection with the case. Police, however, maintained that the Arunachal student, Nido Taniam was not assaulted...
  • Rahul Gandhi travels on roof of car, case posted to February 28 29-01-2014 05:45 PM

    Thiruvananthapuram: The Nooranadu Police have submitted a report to a Kerala court in the incident where Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi traveled on top of a moving police vehicle while taking part in a "Yuva Kerala yatra" Organised by state Youth Congress on January 13. The case is posted for...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files chargesheet against 2 murder accused 24-01-2014 03:09 PM

    The Special Investigation Team, probing the Muzaffarnagar riot cases, on Friday filed a chargesheet against two persons accused of murder. The SIT filed its first chargesheet in the case related to violence in Kutba village in September in which eight persons were killed, in a local court against Kunwar Pal...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT moves court for warrants against 6 gangrape accused 20-01-2014 10:06 AM

    Special Investigation Team probing Muzaffarnagar riots has approached a local court seeking arrest warrants against six persons for their alleged involvement in six cases of gangrape during the clashes. So far, the SIT has identified 22 persons out of 27 accused in the rape cases. All the accused are on...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT identifies 22 rape accused, asks police to nab them 14-01-2014 01:30 PM

    The Special Investigation Team probing the Muzaffarnagar riots has identified 22 out of 27 accused in six gangrape cases in Phugana village and asked the local police to arrest them. Cases were registered against 27 people separately, out of which 22 have been identified by SIT and remaining five are...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Authorities send report on withdrawal of case against Muslim leaders 07-01-2014 11:53 AM

    The Muzaffarnagar districtauthorities on Monday sent a preliminary report to the stategovernment on withdrawal of case against Muslim leaders, butsaid that a complete report could only be sent after probeinto the matter is completed. District Magistrate Kaushal Raj Sharma said that a reporton withdrawal of case against Muslim leaders for...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT chargesheets 225 people 01-01-2014 02:10 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh government constituted Special Investigation Team has chargesheeted at least 225 people so far in connection with the September riots in Muzaffarnagar and neighbouring areas, police said on Wednesday. The SIT has chargesheeted 225 people in 28 riot cases so far while 28 complainants in other cases could...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: 245 arrests made so far 30-12-2013 01:42 PM

    Nearly 250 people have been arrested so far in connection with the September riots in Muzaffarnagar and neighbouring areas, police said on Monday. The Uttar Pradesh constituted Special Investigation Team (SIT) had asked local police to arrest over 300 accused in different riot cases, out of which 245 have been...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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:...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: Cash reward announced for arrest of accused 24-12-2013 03:24 PM

    Police has announced Rs 5000 cash reward for any information leading to the arrest of an absconding accused in a Muzaffarnagar riot case. "A reward of Rs 5000 would be given to the person providing any information about the accused Harender Singh who has been absconding since the incident," SSP...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: UP police asks SIT to complete probe by this month 13-12-2013 04:00 PM

    The Uttar Pradesh police has asked the Special Investigation Team to complete its probe into Muzaffarnagar riot cases by this month. The SIT officials have been asked to complete its probe into the riot cases at Muzaffarnagar, Shamli, Baghpat and Meerut districts by this month, state Additional Director General of...
  • Muzaffarnagar riots: SIT files charge sheets against 3 accused 07-12-2013 08:48 PM

    The Special Investigation Team(SIT) has filed two charge sheets against the three accused inthe recent riots in Muzaffarnagar, an official said on Saturday.The charge sheet was filed om Friday in the court of CJM KP Singh in Muzaffarnagar. The three accused Ikbal Singh, Rupender and Mohkam Singhhave been charge sheeted...
  • Muzaffaranagar riots: Gangrape victim deposes before court 05-12-2013 02:00 PM

    A riot victim living at a relief camp who was gangraped by two youths deposed before a local court in Muzaffarnagar and recorded her statement. The 20-year-old victim has alleged that she was gangraped by two youths and threatened for life if she mentioned the incident to anyone. The victim's...