The biggest stories of February 8, 2014
Feb 8, 2014
Election 2014 | Indo-Asian News Service | Tuesday March 4, 2014
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from Uttar Pradesh flew to New Delhi on Tuesday to deliberate on the list of candidates for the forthcoming Lok Sabha polls.
Election 2014 | Reuters | Monday March 3, 2014
Amit Shah is charged with three counts of murder. He is also a key election campaign manager and close aide of Narendra Modi, the BJP's candidate for prime minister.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Saturday February 8, 2014
A major political controversy has erupted over Central Bureau of Investigation or CBI director Rajnit Sinha's remarks that the UPA government would have been happy had BJP leader Amit Shah been chargesheeted in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday February 6, 2014
Three serving officers of the Intelligence Bureau and a former head of the Gujarat wing of the bureau, Rajinder Kumar, have been charged with murder in the Ishrat Jahan case. Ishrat, a 19-year-old college student, was killed by policemen in an allege...
India | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday January 6, 2014
The Gujarat police today refused to register suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma's criminal complaint against Narendra Modi and his close aide Amit Shah in connection with the alleged spying on a young woman by state officials.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday December 24, 2013
With the supplementary charge sheet in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case finalised, CBI has sought the opinion of the Law Ministry.
Assembly | Harsha Kumari Singh | Tuesday December 10, 2013
After the BJP's splendid performance in Rajasthan Assembly elections, Vasundhara Raje was today elected as the leader of the party's legislature party by her 162 MLAs. The meeting was attended by central BJP observers Arun Jaitley, Amit Shah and Bhup...
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday December 2, 2013
Intelligence officer Rajinder Kumar is likely to be booked for murder and conspiracy in connection with the 2004 killing of college student Ishrat Jahan by senior police officers in Gujarat.
India | Press Trust of India | Friday November 29, 2013
Crimes against women related to snooping, stalking or outraging the modesty will get strict punishment under the law and there should be no politics on these issues, Union minister RPN Singh today said.
India | Press Trust of India | Tuesday November 26, 2013
Terming the two-member inquiry commission constituted by the Gujarat government over alleged snooping on a woman by police, as an eyewash, state Congress today dubbed it as "Save Modi Commission".
India | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 26, 2013
The Congress has slammed the Gujarat government's Commission of Inquiry into the alleged stalking of a woman architect in 2009 by top police officers as "eyewash".
India | Ellen Berry and Hari Kumar, The New York Times | Tuesday November 26, 2013
In a set of telephone transcripts and recordings that were published by an Indian website this month, high-ranking intelligence and security officers from the western state of Gujarat can be heard reporting back on an unusual assignment: covertly tra...
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Monday November 25, 2013
The Gujarat government has formed a Commission of Inquiry to look into the allegations of snooping and stalking of a woman architect by senior police officials of the state in 2009.
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Monday November 25, 2013
The Congress today took the controversy over the alleged stalking of a young woman in 2009 by senior officials in the Gujarat government, to the President.
India | Edited by Nadim Asrar | Sunday November 24, 2013
The BJP today dismissed the allegations made by senior Gujarat IAS officer Pradeep Sharma against Narendra Modi in the controversy surrounding the stalking of a woman as a Congress conspiracy.
India | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday November 23, 2013
Suspended IAS officer Pradeep Sharma has claimed that he was asked to provide special favours to the woman who was placed under surveillance allegedly under the orders of Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
India | Sreenivasan Jain | Saturday November 23, 2013
The IAS officer has asked the CBI to register a case on basis of the Stalk-Gate tapes and probe violations of the Telegraph Act.
India | Reported by Sreenivasan Jain, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 21, 2013
The expansive surveillance of a young woman in Gujarat by the state's most senior police officers was "elaborate protection, not snooping", the BJP has claimed, as it battles allegations that the espionage was illegal and ordered by Narendra Modi, wh...
India | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Thursday November 21, 2013
The National Commission for Women or NCW appeared to speak in two voices on how it would proceed in the case of a young woman who was spied upon by some of Gujarat's most senior police officers in 2009, allegedly on the orders of Amit Shah, a close a...
India | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday November 21, 2013
Narendra Modi will address a rally in Uttar Pradesh today, where the BJP plans to publicly pay tribute to two leaders who have been charged with fuelling the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar in September, in which at least 60 people were killed.