Election 2014 | 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.
Election 2014 | 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 | 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 fo...
India | 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."
Cities | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 pol...
India | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 | 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 Gu...
India | 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 | 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 wi...
India | Press Trust of India | Saturday March 10, 2012
National Commission for Minorities has summoned some former and serving Gujarat IPS officers in connection with the alleged destruction of crucial records pertaining to the 2002 Godhra riots cases.
India | Radhika Bordia | Wednesday February 29, 2012
Ten years after he lost everything, Ibrahim Sheikh wants his life back. He cannot get back the 18 members of his family who died in the 2002 post-Godhra Gujarat riots, but he wants to be reinstated as a CRPF jawan, the job he lost.