Zakia Jafri

  • 2002 Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia Jafri's petition today July 15, 2014

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday will hear a petition in the 2002 riots case. A petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, challenged the order of a local court which upheld a special investigation team's (SIT) clean...
  • 2002 riots: Hearing on Zakia Jafri's plea against Modi deferred to April 11 March 20, 2014

    New Delhi: The Gujarat High Court on Thursday deferred the hearing in the 2002 riots case of Gulbarga massacre. Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the massacre, had moved a review petition challenging a lower court's clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra...
  • 2002 riots: Zakia Jafri moves Gujarat HC against clean chit to Modi March 18, 2014

    New Delhi: Zakia Jafri, the wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday filed a petition before the Gujarat High Court challenging the clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi in a 2002 riots case. A lower court had in December 2013 upheld a SIT closure report which gave a...
  • 2002 riots: Agree with Rahul, Modi must be punished, says Zakia Jafri January 28, 2014

    Zakia Jafri, whose husband Congress MP Ehsan Jafri was allegedly burnt to death during the 2002 Gujarat riots, has backed Rahul Gandhi, who in an interview blamed the Narendra Modi government of abetting the violence. ...
  • Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri files for anticipatory bail January 16, 2014

    Tanvir Jafri, son of Zakia Jafri, has filed an application before a metropolitan magistrate's court here, seeking anticipatory bail in the alleged cheating case lodged by Gulbarg Society residents against activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand. Chief public prosecutor Sudhir Brahmbhatt informed magistrate S P Vora that it would...
  • FIR against Teesta, husband for allegedly usurping money January 6, 2014

    An FIR has been lodged against social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Zakia Jafri's son Tanvir Jafri and two others for allegedly usurping Rs 1.51 crore collected by them for turning Gulbarg Society into a museum, police said. "An FIR has been lodged under Sections 120(B), 406 and 420...
  • IndianAmericans's body express regret over clean chit to Modi in riots case December 29, 2013

    Washington: Expressing disappointment over the "clean chit" given to BJP's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi by a court in the 2002 Gujarat communal riots, a USbased coalition of Indian Americans has said it stands with victims of the violence including Zakia Jafri, the widow of a slain MP. The Coalition Against...
  • Full text: Narendra Modi's blog on Gujarat riots January 6, 2014

    A day after a Gujarat court upheld the clean chit given to him in the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 riots, Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi claimed that he was pained in agony over the communal carnage. The court on Thursday rejected a...
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  • 2002 riots: BJP euphoric over clean chit to Modi, Zakia vows to fight on January 6, 2014

    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...
  • Does the clean chit to Modi finally help him rid the taint of 2002 riots? January 6, 2014

    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 selfevident. As soon as you...
  • News 360: Court rejects Zakia's petition against clean chit to Modi December 26, 2013

    In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court on Thursday rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of a former Congress MP, against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots. ...
  • Truth alone triumphs: Modi on court order rejecting Zakia's plea January 6, 2014

    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 selfevident. As soon as...
  • 2002 riots: Verdict a moral victory for BJP, Modi, says Arun Jaitley January 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Rejuvenated by a Gujarat court upholding the Special Investigation Team (SIT) clean chit given to its prime ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the killings that took place at Gulbarg Housing Society in Ahmedabad during the 2002 riots in the state, the Bharatiya Janata Party...
  • 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...
  • Timeline: SIT probe in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases December 26, 2013

    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:...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court order on SIT clean chit to Modi after 3 pm December 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: It is judgement day for Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate and Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi after 3 pm on Thursday as a local court in Ahmedabad is likely to decide on whether the SIT clean chit in his favour in the 2002 Gujarat riots should be upheld....
  • 2002 riots: Order on Zakia Jafri's plea deferred December 2, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A local court on Monday once again deferred the pronouncement of order on Zakia Jafri's petition against SIT's closure report that gave clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 postGodhra riots case. Metropolitan Magistrate BJ Ganatra, who was on leave, came to the court...
  • Order on Zakia Jafri's plea likely to be pronounced today December 2, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The court of metropolitan magistrate is likely to pronounce its on Monday on Zakia Jafri's plea protesting closure report of Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team, giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others with regard to alleged conspiracy behind the 2002 riots. The pronouncement of order was...
  • Cong lambastes Gill for giving clean chit to Modi in postGodhra riots November 2, 2013

    New Delhi: Hours after former Punjab DGP KPS Gill said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi cannot be blamed for the riots that following the burning of a Sabarmati Express train bogie near Godhra station resulting in the death of several Hindu karsewaks, the Congress as well as riots victim...
  • Court order on Zakia's petition against closure report of SIT set for October 28 October 1, 2013

    A local court on Monday reserved for October 28 its order on protest petition filed by riot victim Zakia Jafri against the closure report of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 communal riots. Zakia had on April 15...
  • Enough evidence to prosecute Modi in Gujarat riots: Zakia's lawyer September 19, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Maintaining that there was enough evidence to prosecute Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the post-Godhra riots, the lawyer of Zakia Jafri on Wednesday submitted his written submissions before the metropolitan magistrate. The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is expected to file its reply by...
  • Modi was the one who created a Hindu-Muslim divide, says Zakia Jafri September 14, 2013

    Reacting to the annointment of Narendra Modi as BJP's prime ministerial candidate, Gujarat riot victim Zakia Jafri said that he was the one who created a Hindu-Muslim divide in 2002. She added that it's the party who has elected him for the candidature, not the common people. ...
  • SIT relied on accused but not witnesses: Zakia Jafri's lawyer August 12, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Special Investigation Team, which probed Zakia Jafri's accusation of complicity in facilitating the 2002 Gujarat riots against Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others, relied upon "the accused" but not the witnesses in its probe, her lawyer said on Monday. "SIT in its closure report has relied upon statements of...
  • Zakia Jafri's lawyer asks why curfew was not imposed quickly after Godhra July 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The riots that followed the Godhra train burning incident were a case of "permitted violence" and not a result of administrative failure, Zakia Jafri's lawyer argued on Thursday, asking why curfew was not imposed immediately in the other cities of Gujarat. "It is not a case of administrative lapse or...
  • Modi conspired to instigate Hindus post Godhra, says Zakia Jafri's lawyer June 29, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri's lawyer on Friday alleged before a court in Ahmedabad that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi had conspired to instigate Vishwa Hindu Parishad workers and other members of Hindu community after the Godhra train burning incident in 2002. Ehsan Jafri, Zakia's husband and former Congress MP, was one of...
  • Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia's plea against Modi June 4, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court will on Tuesday continue hearing Zakia Jafri's case, where she has challenged the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 61 others. She continues to claim that they were conspirators in the 2002 Gujarat riots in which...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: 'Zakia Jafri's petition instigating' June 3, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday termed as "instigating" the petition filed by Zakia Jafri, opposing the closure report filed by SIT giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and alleged that it could again create communal disturbances in the state. SIT made this...
  • Gujarat riots: HC to hear Zakia's plea against Modi June 3, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Gujarat High Court will on Monday continue hearing Zakia Jafri's case, where she has challenged the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 61 others. She continues to claim that they were conspirators in the 2002 Gujarat riots in which...