ZAKIA JAFRI

  • Narendra Modi never said 'go and kill people': SIT April 26, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The lawyer of the Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team (SIT), which has given a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in 2002 postGodhra riots case after investigating complaint filed by Zakia Jafri, on Thursday said that "Modi has never said that go and kill people". Opposing the...
  • 2002 riots: SIT opposes Zakia's protest plea April 24, 2013

    Ahmedabad: The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Wednesday strongly contested the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri against its closure report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 postGodhra riot case. The daytoday hearing on the petition filed by Zakia earlier this month,...
  • Gujarat court likely to hear Zakia's protest petition April 24, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri seeking rejection of the SIT report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the postGodhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim...
  • 2002 Gujarat riots: Court to hear Zakia Jafri's plea on Wednesday April 23, 2013

    Ahmedabad: A protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri seeking rejection of the SIT report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the postGodhra riots case is likely to come up for hearing in a local court on Wednesday. Zakia, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim...
  • Narendra Modi must quit, says CPI(M) April 16, 2013

    New Delhi: The CPI(M) on Tuesday demanded the resignation of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, saying Supreme Court documents on the 2002 communal carnage provide "clinching" evidence of his government's "deliberate refusal" to prevent the mass violence. "In the light of these documents which have now come into the public...
  • Gujarat riots: Jafri files plea against clean chit to Modi April 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim and former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, on Monday filed a protest petition in a local court seeking rejection of the SIT report giving a clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the Gulberg Society riot case. The petition...
  • Gulbarg massacre: Zakia to file protest petition against SIT report April 15, 2013

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri, wife of 2002 postGodhra riots victim Ehsan Jafri, is likely to file a protest petition in a trial court in Ahmedabad on Monday against the Special Investigation Team (SIT)'s closure report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the Gulbarg Society massacre...
  • Zakia Jafri entitled to SIT report on Gulbarg riots: SC February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Thursday ruled that Zakia Jafri, wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, was entitled to the entire Special Investigation Team (SIT) report barring comments of its chief into the Gulbarg Society riots case of 2002 postGodhra violence. The apex court set aside two orders of...
  • 2002 riots: SC to hear Jafri's plea against clean chit to Modi February 7, 2013

    New Delhi: Slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's wife Zakia Jafri's plea objecting to the Special Investigation Team's clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi will come up for hearing in the Supreme Court on Thursday. The SIT had said that the 2002 case against Modi and 62 others should...
  • Gujarat riots: Lower court not to deliver verdict on Modi January 18, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court has ordered a local court in Gujarat not to pronounce its verdict on the alleged role of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots in the state. The Supreme Court ruled that until its decision of Zakia Jafri's petition is not announced, the...
  • Narendra Modi is Gujarat's newsmaker in 2012 December 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: An eventful year in Gujarat saw Narendra Modi convincingly retaining power and emerging as a strong contender for BJP's prime ministerial candidate in the 2014 general elections besides a slew of judgements in the postGodhra riot cases that convicted many, including former minister Maya Kodnani. The year proved to...
  • SC bench refers Zakia Jafri's plea to larger bench December 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A Supreme Court bench on Monday referred to a larger bench the plea of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri's widow seeking documents on probe by Special Investigation Team (SIT) into the Gulburg Housing Society riot case in Ahmedabad in 2002. A twojudge bench of justices DK Jain and Madan...
  • 'No hope for Gujarat riot victims if Modi is PM' December 5, 2012

    Washington: Victims of the Gujarat riots will not get any justice if Narendra Modi becomes India's Prime Minister, the wife of a former MP killed by a violent mob in Ahmedabad a decade ago told US lawmakers, urging the Obama administration to continue denying visa to the Chief Minister. "If he...
  • Gujarat riots: Court rejects Zakia's plea against SIT report November 27, 2012

    New Delhi: In a setback to the activists seeking investigation against Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots case, a Gujarat court on Tuesday rejected Zakia Jafris protest petition against the SIT closure report giving clean chit to the Gujarat Chief Minister due to lapse of time. In her complaint, Zakia had...
  • Court asks Zakia Jafri to file protest petition by Nov 7 October 30, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A local court on Tuesday granted more time to Zakia Jafri to file a protest petition challenging the Closure Report of the Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) which gave a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi among others in the 2002 riot cases. The court of...
  • Gujarat riots: Teesta's plea for report rejected July 16, 2012

    Ahmedabad: The Ahmedabad metropolitan court on Monday rejected a petition by Teesta Setalvad and Amrish Patel to inspect the Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots. While dismissing Setalvad and Patel's petition, the court allowed Zakia Jafri's lawyer to inspect the 25,000page...
  • How SIT report exonerates Modi: The highlights May 11, 2012

    New Delhi: The Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team, headed by former CBI director R K Raghavan, to probe the 2002 Gujarat riots has concluded in its 541page closure report that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi took all possible steps to control the 2002 postGodhra riots and questioned the motive behind...
  • Full text: SIT closure report on Gujarat riots May 10, 2012

    New Delhi: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT gave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit in the case. The report had sought a closure...
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  • Gulbarg killing: Zakia gets 2 days to file reply May 7, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg Society massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT found no prosecutable evidence against Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The report is 25,000pages long. The court has asked Jafri...
  • Gulbarg massacre: Zakia gets copy of SIT report May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad on Monday handed over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT gave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit in the case. The report had sought a closure in...
  • Gulbarg massacre: Zakia to get SIT copy today May 7, 2012

    New Delhi: A metropolitan court in Ahmedabad will on Monday hand over the final copy of the SIT report on the Gulbarg massacre to Zakia Jafri, a month after the Supreme Courtappointed SIT gave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi a clean chit. The report had sought a closure in the...
  • Gulbarg Society massacre: Modi gets clean chit April 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, accused by slain former Congress MP Ehsaan Jafri's wife Zakia of not acting against rioters, has been given a clean chit by the Supreme Courtappointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the Gulbarg Society massacre case which took place during the 2002 riots in the...
  • Gujarat riots: SIT to give its report to Zakia Jafri April 10, 2012

    Ahmedabad: Zakia Jafri should be given a copy of the Special Investigation Team report on the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre within 30 days, the Ahmedabad court of Metropolitan Magistrate MS Bhatt ruled on Tuesday. Zakia, the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, has accused 58 people of being involved in...
  • Guj riots: Court verdict on Zakia's plea likely April 10, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court is expected to decide on Zakia Jafri's plea for a copy of the SIT report on the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre on Tuesday. Zakia, who is the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, has accused over 50 people of being involved in the postGodhra riots...
  • Gulbarg massacre: court to hear Zakia's plea today March 27, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court is set to hear Zakia Jafri's new plea seeking access to the SIT report on the Gulbarg Society massacre case on Tuesday. Zakia is the wife of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jaffri. The SIT may submit its reply on Tuesday. Zakia has accused 64 senior politicians,...
  • Gulbarg case: Guj court rejects Zakia Jafri's plea March 3, 2012

    Ahmedabad: A magisterial court in Ahmedabad rejected Zakia Jafri's plea to open the Special Investigation Team (SIT) report on the Gulbarg Society massacre during the 2002 Gujarat riots in court. The court has said that the SIT will submit its final report on March 15 and Zakia Jafri can apply...
  • Gulbarg case: Court to decide on Zakia's plea March 3, 2012

    New Delhi: A magisterial court in Ahmedabad is expected to deliver its verdict on Zakia Jafri's plea that she be given a copy of the complete report prepared by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) on the Gulbarg massacre case, 2002, during which her husband, Ehsan Jafri, was murdered. Zakia has also...
  • Gulbarg case: Court to hear Jafri's petition February 29, 2012

    New Delhi: An Ahmedabad court will hear a fresh petition filed by the family of slain Congress MP Ehsan Jafri on Wednesday. Zakia Jafri and Teesta Setalvadled Citizens for Justice and Peace filed an application in the Metropolitan Court in Ahmedabad on Thursday stating that they have an apprehension that...
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    Iranian President Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, however, said his country's nuclear programme is for peaceful purposes. ...