India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday July 28, 2015
On the run for more than 13 years, another accused in 2002 Godhra train attack that had triggered communal riots was arrested on Monday by Gujarat Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) in the third arrest of an absconding accused in the case in less than a fortnight.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday June 30, 2015
The Gujarat Anti-Terrorism Squad (ATS) has arrested a man from Madhya Pradesh who played a key role in the five bomb blasts that rocked various parts of the state in the aftermath of the 2002 post-Godhra riots.
India News | Reported by Sudhi Ranjan Sen, Edited by Sanjeev Singh | Friday June 26, 2015
The government has asked the CBI to investigate an organization linked to activist Teesta Setalvad, known for her campaigns for Gujarat riot victims.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday April 16, 2015
The Gujarat government promoted IPS officer Geeta Johri to the rank of DGP, while three other officers were also elevated today.
India News | Friday February 27, 2015
A special trial court in Himmatnagar in north Gujarat today acquitted the six people accused of killing four persons, including three British nationals, during the 2002 riots in the aftermath of the Godhra train burning.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Friday February 27, 2015
A special trial court in Himmatnagar in north Gujarat is likely to deliver its verdict today on the killing of four persons, including three British nationals, during the 2002 riots in the aftermath of the Godhra train burning.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Union Minister Salman Khurshid today tried to defend describing Narendra Modi as "impotent" for his handling of the 2002 Gujarat riots and said he meant "incompetent" but it was too soft a word to use in this case.
Elections News | Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Wednesday February 26, 2014
Union Minister Salman Khurshid has described Narendra Modi as "impotent", in remarks that have been sharply condemned by the BJP.
India News | Edited by Surabhi Malik | Wednesday November 6, 2013
Her uncle, Atal Bihari Vajpayee, is the BJP's most iconic leader. Karuna Shukla, who quit the party late last month, however, says she has turned down requests for reconciliation, and that the BJP has erred by selecting Narendra Modi as its choice for prime minister.
India News | Edited by Samira Shaikh | Saturday November 2, 2013
Former Punjab Police top cop, KPS Gill, who said yesterday that Narendra Modi could not be blamed for the Gujarat riots of 2002, today said the "greatest compliment to Modi is that there has not been a single communal incident after that."
Ahmedabad News | Press Trust of India | Monday September 30, 2013
Senior IPS officer Shivanand Jha, who was part of the special team that probed post-Godhra riots, was today appointed new Police Commissioner of Ahmedabad.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday September 25, 2013
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.
India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday September 15, 2013
The Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to produce original registers, related to vital intelligence records of 2002 riots, which were destroyed by it.
South | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 14, 2013
A complaint was filed against Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi at a police station in Hyderabad today over the controversial remarks made by him about post-Godhra riots in Gujarat during 2002.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Wednesday May 1, 2013
A panel has urged the United States to maintain a ban on a visa to Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi over 2002 post-Godhra riots, even though he is a favourite to run for prime minister.
India News | Press Trust of India | Monday April 29, 2013
The Supreme Court-appointed SIT today said that as per all the evidence gathered, IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt was not present during the high-level meeting held on February 27, 2002, in which Chief Minister Narendra Modi had allegedly instructed the police to go soft on rioters.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh (with PTI inputs) | Friday April 26, 2013
Narendra Modi, who has carefully side-stepped all questions on the 2002 Gujarat riots in his blitz of public appearances recently, pointed out in Haridwar today that there had been no riot in his state for the last 12 years.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday April 27, 2013
Narendra Modi at Baba Ramdev's Haridwar ashram: Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who has been avoiding questions on the 2002 post-Godhra violence against Muslims, today said there has been no riot in the state in the last 12 years.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan; Edited by Sindhu Manjesh | Wednesday April 24, 2013
The hearing on a protest petition filed by 2002 Gujarat riots victim Zakiya Jafri - which opposes the Special Investigation Team's clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 61 others in the Gulberg Society riots case - began on Wednesday.
India News | Edited by Shamik Ghosh | Tuesday April 16, 2013
Two days after his 40-minute speech in New Delhi confirmed his party's unacceptability of Narendra Modi as a prime ministerial candidate for 2014, Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar continued his unfettered criticism of his Gujarat counterpart.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday April 5, 2013
Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi is welcome to apply for a visa to America, a senior US official said on Thursday, noting that the Obama administration would review the BJP leader's case on its merits.
India News | Edited by Amit Chaturvedi | Thursday November 1, 2012
With elections in Gujarat round the corner, the Congress has once again raked up the issue of 2002 riots. Addressing a rally in Surat on Wednesday, senior Congress leader Shankersinh Vaghela alleged that the Godhra carnage was pre-meditated by the Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
India News | A Vaidyanathan | Monday July 30, 2012
In a setback to the Gujarat government, the Supreme Court today refused to stay the High Court order directing state government to repair religious places damaged in the 2002 post-Godhra riots.
India News | Reported by Tejas Mehta | Tuesday April 10, 2012
A Gujarat court is expected to decide today whether to give a copy of a Special Investigation Team's (SIT) final report on the petition of Zakia Jafri in a 2002 Gujarat riots case to her. If the court agrees to give Ms Jafri a copy, the SIT report will finally become public. Ms Jafri has accused Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of being a consp...