Sohrabuddin Sheikh

  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: 2 suspended police officials get bail 28-03-2014 02:10 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to suspended police officials Rajkumar Pandian and BR Chaubey in the Sohrabuddin encounter case. Both are accused of being involved in the fake encounter. Pandian has been in jail for seven years now. Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kauser Bi were...
  • Reasons for Modi's silence over convicted leaders 07-10-2013 12:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Ordinance to protect convicted politicians has already been torn up and thrown out on the orders of Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi. But, the debate over convicted politicians refuses die down. One question, everyone is still asking: "Why is Narendra Modi silent? Why is he not saying...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati encounter: CBI questions Sohrabuddin's brother 26-09-2013 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation on Thursday quizzed Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother Rubabuddin Sheikh as a witness in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. Prajapati was a witness to the alleged fake encounter killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh by the Gujarat Police in November 2005. The CBI had alleged that...
  • Jethmalani accuses Vanzara of looking for an escape by blaming Modi 04-09-2013 01:17 PM

    BJP member and senior lawyer Ram Jethmalani said that IPS officer DG Vanzara is looking for ways to escape by making the allegations as he has been in jail for long. Vanzara was arrested by the CBI following his transfer to Sabarmati Central jail in Ahmedabad from Mumbai. He was...
  • BJP backs Modi, says Vanzara's claims a result of frustration 04-09-2013 07:56 AM

    Ahmedabad: The Bharatiya Janata Party continues to stand by Gujarat Chief Minister and party's campaign committee chief Narendra Modi even as suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara resigned from the police force on Tuesday after alleging Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the...
  • 22 alleged terrorists killed in 4 years by Gujarat Police for 'conspiring' to kill Modi 03-09-2013 11:19 PM

    New Delhi: Twenty two alleged terrorists were killed in over seven encounters between 2003 and 2007 by the Gujarat Police. All of them were killed as they were allegedly conspiring to kill Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior VHP leaders. In the years of investigations that have followed, it...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara quits, says his 'god' Modi shielding Amit Shah 03-09-2013 09:48 PM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after alleging that Chief Minister Narendra Modi has been shielding his close aide Amit Shah at the cost of the...
  • Watch: War of words between BJP, Congress over Vanzara's letter 03-09-2013 08:15 PM

    Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. In a...
  • Full text of suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara's letter 03-09-2013 07:49 PM

    New Delhi: In a dramatic twist in high profile Gujarat encounter case, DG Vanjara, one of the main accused in Sorabuddin, Tulsi Prajapathi and Israt Jahan encounter cases quits the police force-blames Narendra Modi and his key aide Amit Shah. In his resignation letter, Vanzara accuses the Modi government of...
  • Gujarat IPS officer Vanzara accused in fake encounter cases quits 03-09-2013 05:16 PM

    Ahmedabad: Suspended Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara, one of the accused in Sohrabuddin Sheikh, Tulsiram Prajapati and Ishrat Jahan fake encounter cases, resigned from the police force on Tuesday after blaming Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for not helping him and other officer facing the heat in the cases. Vanzara...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria gets anticipatory bail 05-07-2013 03:21 PM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court on Friday granted the anticipatory bail to leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Three others have also been granted the anticipatory bail. Kataria is accused of eliminating Sohrabuddin at the behest of the marble lobby in Rajasthan. Kataria...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Mumbai court to hear Gulab Chand Kataria's bail plea 05-07-2013 08:33 AM

    Mumbai: A Mumbai court will on Friday hear the bail plea of former Rajasthan minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. He had applied for anticipatory bail after he was named by the Central Bureau of Investigation in the supplementary chargesheet....
  • Sohrabuddin case: Johri manipulated records, says witness 22-06-2013 01:19 AM

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer Geeta Johari, who supervised the investigation in Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case before CBI took it over, manipulated the records to protect the accused officers at the behest of former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah, a police officer has said in a statement. The trial of the...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria's anticipatory bail hearing adjourned till June 21 14-06-2013 12:40 PM

    New Delhi: The anticipatory bail hearing of former Rajasthan minister and senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Gulab Chand Kataria in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case has been adjourned till June 21. The minister's period of protection against custody which was to be expired on Friday has been extended. Kataria is accused...
  • Interim relief for Sohrabuddin encounter case accused 25-05-2013 03:09 AM

    Mumbai: The CBI special court on Friday granted interim relief from arrest to three people accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case. The court granted relief to Vimal Patni, Director of RK Marble, senior IPS officer Narasimha Balasubramaniam and police inspector G Shrinivasan. The accused have been granted...
  • Interrogate Raje in Sohrabuddin case: Ex-BJP leader 21-05-2013 08:15 PM

    Jaipur: Independent MP and former BJP leader Kirori Meena on Tuesday demanded that former Chief Minister Vasundhara Raje should be interrogated by the CBI in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Dara fake encounter cases. "No encounter can take place without knowledge of the Chief Minister and both Dara and Sohrabuddin Sheikh...
  • Case against Kataria politically motivated: Amit Shah 17-05-2013 07:52 PM

    Jammu: The BJP on Friday accused the ruling Congress of "misusing" CBI against its rival parties and said that the case filed against Leader of Opposition in Rajasthan Assembly Gulab Chand Kataria in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case was "politically motivated". "If people will leave the public life considering the...
  • Rajasthan CM Ashok Gehlot hits out at BJP on Kataria issue 17-05-2013 05:12 AM

    Jaipur: Rajasthan Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot on Thursday hit out at the BJP, which has called the CBI case against its leader Gulabchand Kataria politically motivated, saying that the party has double standards. "When CBI launches an investigation into a Congress leader they (the BJP) always demand their resignation, and...
  • Will resign from Rajasthan assembly if arrested: Kataria 15-05-2013 10:50 PM

    Jaipur: Senior BJP leader Gulab Chand Kataria, who has been chargesheeted in Sohrabuddin encounter case, on Wednesday said he would resign from the Rajasthan Assembly if arrested in the case. "A political game has been played to implicate me in this case. The real face of CBI and the Union...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Gulab Chand Kataria named in CBI chargesheet 14-05-2013 07:26 PM

    Jaipur: In what is likely to spell trouble for the Rajasthan BJP, the CBI has named Leader of Opposition Gulab Chand Kataria in its supplementary chargesheet in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. Kataria was questioned in connection with the conspiracy that led to the alleged fake encounter of Sohrabuddin Sheikh,...
  • Probe Modi's phone call records: Sohrabuddin's brother 20-04-2013 10:42 PM

    Ahmedabad: Rubabuddin Shaikh, brother of alleged slain gangster Sohrabuddin Shaikh, has demanded that CBI should investigate phone call records of the office of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and senior IPS officers in connection with the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. "Rubabuddin Shaikh has sought probe of telephone calls between...
  • Will Amit Shah's appointment hurt the image of the BJP? 01-04-2013 10:51 PM

    Amit Shah faces murder charges in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case and is out on bail. ...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Nine accused sent to Mumbai 22-11-2012 06:57 PM

    Ahmedabad: Nine accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, who were lodged in a city jail, were on Thursday sent to Mumbai under heavy security for their production before the special court there on November 23. Later, they all will be sent to a jail in Maharashtra, as per...
  • CBI has got Sohrab case calls details: Gujarat 07-12-2011 01:47 PM

    New Delhi: The Gujarat government on Wednesday told the Supreme Court that it has submitted all the relevant call details pertaining to the police officers involved in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), which is probing the case. While hearing the case, the two-judge bench...
  • SC raps Gujarat govt in Sohrab encounter case 01-12-2011 01:55 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court pulled up the Narendra Modi government on Thursday for not handing over the CD's to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case. The apex court had directed the Gujarat government to submit the CDs with call details of senior...
  • Sohrabuddin case: did police help witness flee? 09-10-2011 09:29 PM

    New Delhi: Gujarat police is under the scanner again in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case after his former aide and a key witness in the case, Sylvester Daniel, escaped from custody. Four policemen, who were escorting him, have been arrested for negligence. A baffled state police chief said all...
  • Soharabuddin's aide Sylvester nabbed in Udaipur 08-10-2011 06:25 PM

    New Delhi: Sylvester Daniel, a key aide of slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh, had escaped from the custody of the Gujarat police on Saturday. Sylvester was nabbed in Udaipur late on Saturday evening. Sylvester was lodged in the Vadodara central jail and was taken to Udaipur for a court hearing. Sylvester...
  • Another police officer takes on Gujarat govt 12-08-2011 10:06 AM

    Ahmedabad: After Sanjiv Bhatt and Rahul Sharma, the Narendra Modi government in Gujarat appears to have targeted another senior police officer DIG Rajneesh Rai. Rai told the Central Administrative Tribunal (CAT) that his annual confidential report has been downgraded by the government. Rai in his report had brought out facts...
  • CBI to probe Prajapati fake encounter case 29-04-2011 05:32 PM

    Ahmedabad: The CBI on Friday took over the case related to fake encounter of Tulsiram Prajapati - a key witness to the killing of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and his wife Kausarbi - by re-registering FIR in its Mumbai office. CBI IG, P Kandaswamy, who is heading the investigation team, confirmed that...
  • SC orders CBI probe into Prajapati encounter 08-04-2011 11:37 AM

    New Delhi: In an embarrassment to the BJP government in Gujarat, the Supreme Court on Friday ordered a CBI probe into the alleged fake encounter killing of Tulsiram Prajapati, stated to be an eyewitness in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter case allegedly involving former state minister Amit Shah. A bench of...