TULSIRAM PRAJAPATI

  • 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...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Prajapati encounter case: Court raps Amit Shah for nonappearance June 20, 2014

    Mumbai: A CBI court on Friday reprimanded the counsel of former Gujarat Minister of State for Home, Amit Shah for seeking yet another exemption for his client without assigning any reason for the BJP leader's nonappearance in connection with the 2006 Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. "Every time you are giving...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati case: Amit Shah to appear in court on June 6 May 23, 2014

    New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi's key aide Amit Shah has been asked to appear in the special CBI court in Mumbai on June 6 in connection with the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case. The court staff recorded the presence of all the advocates and some of the accused and...
  • 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,...
  • Tulsi Prajapati case: Commission writes to CBI, Guj govt, demands CBI probe September 5, 2013

    In the wake of a sting operation in connection with Tulsiram Prajapati killing in Gujarat, National Commission for Scheduled Castes has asked CBI to probe whether the ongoing investigation and judicial process in the case had been manipulated. The commission also decided to probe the matter and issued notices to Gujarat...
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • BJP, Congress war of words over Tulsi Prajapati case CD September 3, 2013

    There was a war of words between Congress leader S Gohil and BJP spokesperson Meenakshi Lekhi over a CD which allegedly showed that BJP leaders were trying to shield former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah in Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case. Lekhi said "This is a con job by the Congress. ...
  • 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...
  • I was offered money to drop the case, says Tulsiram Prajapati's mother September 3, 2013

    Tulsiram Prajapati's mother said that she was offered money by the people who came to take the signatures and had asked her not to fight the case. "I was told that there is nothing left in the case and that it will take a lot of time to get solved,"...
  • Congress demands CBI enquiry on BJP leaders in Tulsiram Prajapati case September 3, 2013

    The Congress reacted to a sting operation by a freelance journalist, which caught on camera top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders allegedly discussing how to protect former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in the Tulsiram Prajapati encounter, where he is accused of murder. They have demanded a CBI enquiry in the...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case: The sting operation controversy September 3, 2013

    The Tulsiram Prajapati encounter case has hit headlines yet again with a new sting operation. The sting operation done by a freelance journalist has caught on camera top Bharatiya Janata Party leaders allegedly discussing how to protect former Gujarat home minister Amit Shah in the Tulsiram Prajapati encounter, where he...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati murder case: PIL filed in SC against BJP MPs September 2, 2013

    New Delhi: A PIL has been filed in the Supreme Court against BJP MPs Prakash Javdekar and Bhupendra Singh Yadav alleging that they tried to impede investigation in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case in which former Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah is the main accused. The petition, filed by a...
  • Sohrabuddin case: Johri manipulated records, says witness June 22, 2013

    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...
  • Probe Modi's phone call records: Sohrabuddin's brother April 20, 2013

    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...
  • SohrabuddinTulsiram encounters will have single trial: SC April 8, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday said that the trial in Prajapati murder case will be conducted together with Soharabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, granting some relief to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's aide Amit Shah. The apex court said that the Central Bureau of Investigation's chargesheet in Tulsiram Prajapati...
  • Gujarat welcomes tainted BJP MLA Amit Shah September 29, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Former Gujarat Minister and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Amit Shah, who has been allowed by the Supreme Court to enter Gujarat, arrived at his home in Ahmedabad to a rousing welcome. However, even as he seems eager to play a role in the assembly elections in Gujarat, he...
  • CBI to file chargesheet in Prajapati case tomorrow September 3, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI on Monday informed the Supreme Court that it will file chargesheet in the Tulsiram Prajapati fake encounter case in a Gujarat court on Tuesday. Appearing before a bench of Justice BS Chauhan and Justice JS Khehar, Additional Solicitor General Haren Rawal assured the court that the charge...
  • Sohrabuddin case: SC wants trial to be shifted August 28, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would consider allowing former Gujarat Minister Amit Shah, an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh fake encounter case, to enter the state in view of the upcoming assembly polls but would like the trial of the case to be shifted to Maharashtra. "That...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati case: CBI to file chargesheet August 14, 2012

    New Delhi: The CBI is set to file a chargesheet in a special court in Ahmedabad in the Tulsiram Prajapati alleged fake encounter case on Tuesday. 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,...
  • Tulsiram Prajapati case: CBI gets 2 weeks' time July 20, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday granted two weeks more time to CBI to complete its probe in the alleged encounter killing of Tulsiram Prajapati, an eyewitness to the 'fake encounter' of Sohrabuddin Sheikh. A bench of justices BS Chauhan and Swatanter Kumar made it clear that no more extension...