SOHRABUDDIN

  • CBI court lets off Rajasthan Home Minster Kataria in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case 1 week ago

    Mumbai:,/b> A special CBI court on Thursday discharged senior BJP leader and Rajasthan's Home Minister Gulabchand Kataria and marble trader Vimal Patni from the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter killing cases, citing "insufficient" evidence. "There is no sufficient ground to proceed against the accused," special CBI judge MB Gosavi...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI court discharges former Gujarat DGP PC Pandey February 4, 2015

    New Delhi: A CBI court has discharged former Gujarat DGP PC Pandey in the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The CBI court discharged Pande, who was accused number 35 in the case, due to lack of government sanctions. According to section 197 of CRPC, government sanction is required to prosecute police officers but...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: CBI's credibility broken irreparably, says TMC December 30, 2014

    Kolkata: In the wake of BJP president Amit Shah getting acquitted in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, the Trinamool Congress on Tuesday said the CBI's credibility had been "broken irreparably". "CBI's credibility broken irreparably after today's hogwash. Amit Shah discharged in fake encounter case after top lawyers defend him for...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Congress questions CBI's role, says Shah's discharge worrisome December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Questioning CBI's role in the matter, Congress on Tuesday described as "strange and worrisome" a special court discharging BJP chief Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case and alleged that the "chained, caged and totally immobilised" probe agency was under "government pressure". "There are many questions...
  • Sohrabuddin fake encounter case: Amit Shah's discharge vindicates BJP's stand, says Rajnath Singh December 30, 2014

    New Delhi: Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Tuesday said that the special CBI court discharging BJP President Amit Shah in Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter killing case has vindicated the party's stand. Using his personal twitter handle, Singh tweeted that he was "extremely pleased" to know that Shah was given...
  • Amit Shah discharged in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case December 30, 2014

    Mumbai: In major relief to BJP chief Amit Shah, a special CBI court on Tuesday discharged him in the 2005 Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. "I am of the opinion that the inference drawn by CBI is not accepted in totality and he (Shah) cannot be charged as an accused," Special CBI...
  • Amit Shah granted exemption in Sohrabuddin fake encounter case November 10, 2014

    Mumbai: A special CBI court on Monday granted exemption from appearance to BJP President Amit Shah, an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, till the framing of charges. Shah had sought permanent exemption but the court granted him exemption only till the charges are framed, a stage which is...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother accuses former cop of threatening September 22, 2014

    Mumbai: Rubabuddin Sheikh, the brother of gangster and encounter victim Sohrabuddin Sheikh, on Monday alleged before the special CBI court here that one of the accused, a former Gujarat police officer, threatened him. The trial of cases related to alleged fake encounters of Sohrabuddin and Tulsiram...
  • Mumbai: Former police officer refused bail in Sohrabuddin case September 15, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court, which is hearing the cases related to police encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati, on Monday rejected the bail application of a former officer of Rajasthan police. Judge BH Loya refused bail to Rehman Khan who was a police...
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  • India @ 9 with Bhupendra Chaubey September 11, 2014

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  • News 360: 200 dead, lakhs rescued, over 6 lakhs still stranded in J&K floods September 11, 2014

    Even as relief and rescue teams evacuated around one lakh people and shifted them to safe shelters in the flood hit Kashmir Valley, there are many stranded people who are reluctant to leave their homes. ...
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case: Former Gujarat IPS officer DG Vanzara gets bail September 11, 2014

    Mumbai: Senior IPS officer DG Vanzara, accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter cases, was on Thursday granted bail by the Bombay High Court after being in jail for seven years. He was granted bail as several other accused had already been released. Vanzara was arrested in...
  • CBI court rejects cop's bail plea in Sohrabuddin encounter case September 9, 2014

    Mumbai: A special CBI court hearing Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases on Tuesday rejected the bail application of a former police inspector of Gujarat ATS who had allegedly fired at Sheikh. "Your bail application is rejected on merit and on the ground of parity. You have fired three...
  • Fake encounter cases: Court warns Amit Shah, says will act against accused absent without valid reason August 14, 2014

    New Delhi: A Central Bureau of Investigation court has hit out at the accused remaining absent from the hearings into the Sohrabuddin fake encounter case. The court has said that if the accused are absent from the hearing and valid reason is not given, then appropriate action will be taken...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Brother seeks narco test on Shah, others August 1, 2014

    Mumbai: Slain gangster Sohrabuddin Sheikh's brother on Friday moved the special CBI court seeking directions to conduct narcoanalysis test on BJP President Amit Shah and 37 others accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh and Tulsiram Prajapati encounter cases. The court is likely to hear the application on August 14. In the application moved...
  • Collegium clears elevation of Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge July 11, 2014

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court collegium headed by Chief Justice of India RM Lodha has cleared the elevation of senior advocate Uday Lalit as a Supreme Court judge along with the elevation of three Chief Justices of High Courts, including one woman judge. Lalit has been practicing in the apex court...
  • Court exempts Amit Shah from appearance in encounter cases July 4, 2014

    Mumbai: The special CBI court yet again exempted BJP leader Amit Shah from appearing before it on Friday in connection with the alleged fake encounter cases of Tulsiram Prajapati and Sohrabuddin Sheikh. "(Shah) is engaged in political work in New Delhi and therefore not able to come to court," read...
  • Mumbai court summons Amit Shah in Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case May 10, 2014

    Mumbai: A special CBI court issued summons to Amit Shah, the close aide of BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, and other accused in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. On the first day of hearing, special judge JT Utpat issued summons to the accused, seeking their presence on May 23....
  • Kapil Sibal calls Modi a potential accused in Gujarat encounter cases April 21, 2014

    New Delhi: The Congress leader and Telecom minister Kapil Sibal has called Narendra Modi a potential accused in the triple murders of Sohrabuddin, Kausar Bi and Tulsi Ram Prajapati. Sibal on Monday distributed excerpts of the CBI's chargesheets in these cases. Sibal claimed that Modi's close aide Amit Shah and his...
  • Sohrabuddin Sheikh encounter: 2 suspended police officials get bail March 28, 2014

    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 allegedly abducted by...
  • Reasons for Modi's silence over convicted leaders October 7, 2013

    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 September 26, 2013

    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 Sohrabuddin,...
  • Jethmalani accuses Vanzara of looking for an escape by blaming Modi September 4, 2013

    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 September 4, 2013

    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 September 3, 2013

    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 September 3, 2013

    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 September 3, 2013

    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 September 3, 2013

    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 September 3, 2013

    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...