Communal Riots In Gujarat

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  • More Than 200 Arrested for Vadodara Riots, Shops Opened Today

    More Than 200 Arrested for Vadodara Riots, Shops Opened Today

    More than 200 people have been arrested in the town of Vadodara in Gujarat after days of communal tension and violence between Hindus and Muslims.

  • Vadodara Tense After Communal Clashes, 140 Arrested

    Vadodara Tense After Communal Clashes, 140 Arrested

    140 people have been arrested in Vadodara, Gujarat, in connection with communal violence in the city allegedly triggered by an image posted on Facebook. Two men were stabbed yesterday during riots, the police said. No incident of violence has been re...

  • India Slams US Case Which Seeks to Summon PM Narendra Modi

    India Slams US Case Which Seeks to Summon PM Narendra Modi

    As he arrives for his first trip to the United States in over a decade, a US court has given Prime Minister Narendra Modi 21 days to answer allegations that he failed to stop the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002.

  • US Court Summons PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat Riots Case

    US Court Summons PM Narendra Modi in Gujarat Riots Case

    A US court has ordered Prime Minister Narendra Modi to answer allegations that he failed to stop the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002, overshadowing his first trip to the United States in over a decade.

  • Barack Obama May Have to Congratulate Narendra Modi this Week

    Barack Obama May Have to Congratulate Narendra Modi this Week

    President Barack Obama faces the prospect this week of having to offer his congratulations to Narendra Modi, who was barred from the United States less than 10 years ago after the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.

  • Anupam Kher in controversy over 2002 riots documentary

    Anupam Kher in controversy over 2002 riots documentary

    A documentary on the communal riots that tore through Gujarat in 2002 has pitted its director Rakesh Sharma against Anupam Kher, the popular actor who has been accused of stalling its clearance in his capacity as chairperson of the Central Board of F...

  • Concerns about communal violence in India: US

    Concerns about communal violence in India: US

    The United States continues to express concern about communal violence in India, the Obama Administration has said strongly refuting reports that it has gone soft on the Gujarat communal riots in 2002 and the alleged role of its Chief Minister Narend...

  • Narendra Modi's riot-tainted former minister Maya Kodnani given shock therapy

    Narendra Modi's riot-tainted former minister Maya Kodnani given shock therapy

    Maya Kodnani, a former minister in the Narendra Modi cabinet who was convicted for her involvement in one of the worst cases of communal rioting in Gujarat in 2002, is being given electric shock therapy at a government run hospital after being diagno...

  • Riots record 2013: Uttar Pradesh worst, Maharashtra next

    Riots record 2013: Uttar Pradesh worst, Maharashtra next

    A maximum of 247 communal violence-related incidents, which claimed 77 lives, took place in Uttar Pradesh in 2013, the government told Rajya Sabha today.

  • Was shaken to the core by 2002 riots, blogs Narendra Modi

    Was shaken to the core by 2002 riots, blogs Narendra Modi

    In his strongest expression of regret so far, Narendra Modi said today that he was "shaken to the core" by the communal riots that tore through his state in 2002, which he describes as a "harrowing ordeal I had gone through in those days at a persona...

  • Narendra Modi will not face charges in 2002 riots, tweets satyamev jayate

    Narendra Modi will not face charges in 2002 riots, tweets satyamev jayate

    In major relief for Narendra Modi, a Gujarat court today accepted a clean chit given to him in the 2002 communal violence in the state, rejecting a petition against the chief minister filed by Zakia Jafri, whose husband Ehsan Jafri was burnt alive du...

  • With Narendra Modi verdict, former cop Sanjiv Bhatt's testimony rejected

    With Narendra Modi verdict, former cop Sanjiv Bhatt's testimony rejected

    A Gujarat court today ruled that there is no evidence to suggest that Narendra Modi, the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, colluded with the police and government officials to fan the communal violence that ripped through Gujarat in 2002, leaving ov...

  • Narendra Modi faced an adversity and has emerged stronger, says Arun Jaitley

    Narendra Modi faced an adversity and has emerged stronger, says Arun Jaitley

    In a major victory for Narendra Modi, a Gujarat court today accepted that there is no prosecutable evidence against him in the 2002 communal violence in the state. The court rejected the petition of Zakia Jafri, whose husband Ehsan Jafri was burnt al...

  • Gujarat court accepts clean chit to Narendra Modi in 2002 riots

    Gujarat court accepts clean chit to Narendra Modi in 2002 riots

    In major relief for Narendra Modi, a Gujarat court today accepted a clean chit given to him in the 2002 communal violence in the state, rejecting a petition against the chief minister filed by Zakia Jafri, whose husband Ehsan Jafri was burnt alive du...

  • Gujarat riots: Verdict on petition against Narendra Modi today

    Gujarat riots: Verdict on petition against Narendra Modi today

    Zakia Jafri, whose husband Ehsan Jafri was burnt alive during the 2002 riots in Gujarat, will find out today if her case against chief minister Narendra Modi, now the BJP's prime ministerial candidate, and 59 others stands closed. Mrs Jafri has alleg...

  • Politics over riots in Narendra Modi, Mulayam Singh rallies in Uttar Pradesh

    Politics over riots in Narendra Modi, Mulayam Singh rallies in Uttar Pradesh

    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.

  • Narendra Modi takes on 'shehzada' Rahul Gandhi for ISI remark

    Narendra Modi takes on 'shehzada' Rahul Gandhi for ISI remark

    Narendra Modi on Friday derided Rahul Gandhi, the Congress Vice President, for alleging that young Muslim men whose families were affected in the communal riots in Muzaffarnagar have been contacted by Pakistani agencies who want to recruit them to wo...

  • Three convicts get bail in Godhra train carnage case

    The Gujarat High Court granted bail to three people who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning case which had triggered communal riots in the state.

  • BJP used social media, SMS to fuel Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh Yadav

    BJP used social media, SMS to fuel Muzaffarnagar riots: Akhilesh Yadav

    Defending his government's failure in preventing the Muzaffarnagar communal clashes in which nearly 50 people were killed, Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav today, in a controversial statement, said the Bharatiya Janata Party or BJP was trying to make an...

  • Engaging Narendra Modi is not an endorsement of him, says Sir James Bevan, UK envoy to India

    Engaging Narendra Modi is not an endorsement of him, says Sir James Bevan, UK envoy to India

    When Britain's top diplomat in India had met Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi last year, ending a decade-long boycott over the state's communal riots in 2002, he had said it was "an engagement...not endorsement."

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