India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday September 22, 2015
A special court in Ahmedabad today wrapped up the 15-year-old trial of 2002 Gulberg Society massacre in the city but no date has been set for the verdict.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday September 17, 2015
Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel today criticised Hardik Patel for being oblivious about the caste and community-based riots that had charred the state in the past and appealed to people to avoid a potential "class conflict".
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Monday September 14, 2015
Sacked Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhat has moved the Supreme Court, seeking an investigation into the role of BJP chief Amit Shah and two others for what he called their role in trying to subvert the process of justice in the 2002 Gujarat riots cases.
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Thursday August 20, 2015
Gujarat Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who took on Narendra Modi over the 2002 riots in the state, has been sacked. In a Facebook post, Mr Bhatt has said he was removed on the basis of a "sham inquiry and fabricated charges."
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Anindita Sanyal | Thursday August 20, 2015
Suspended Gujarat Police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had taken on Narendra Modi over the Gujarat riots cases four years ago, has been has been sacked by the Gujarat government.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday August 11, 2015
A magistrate's court here today allowed police to add charges under three forgery-related sections of IPC to the complaint against social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand in the Gulberg Society fund embezzlement case.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
A lawyer of the Supreme Court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) today defended the closure report on 2002 riots filed by them in the Gujarat High Court, the report gives a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others.
India News | Press Trust of India | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The Supreme Court today granted an extension of another three months to an Ahmedabad trial court to wind up the proceedings in 2002 Gulberg Society massacre in which former Congress lawmaker, Ehsan Jafri and 67 others were killed.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Wednesday August 5, 2015
The Gujarat high court on Tuesday began hearing on a petition filed by 2002 riot victim Zakia Jafri. The peptition challenged the order of a lower court that upheld the clean chit given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 Gujarat riot case by a Special Investigation Team.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Monday August 3, 2015
Convicted for one of the worst massacres in the Gujarat riots, Babu Bajrangi, former leader of the right-wing Bajrang Dal, has returned to prison after a break that ran longer than three months.
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 | Written by Rohit Bhan | Monday July 27, 2015
The Gujarat High Court is expected to start the final hearing today on a plea filed by 2002 riots victim Zakia Jafri against a lower court's clean chit to then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and 58 others in connection with a 2002 riots case.
India News | Reported by Saurabh Gupta (with inputs from Agencies) | Friday July 24, 2015
Activist Teesta Setalvad, who was denied bail today in a case brought against her by the CBI, said she believes "this is an attempt to intimidate and possibly eliminate us by the powers that be."
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan | Thursday July 23, 2015
Babu Bajrangi, sentenced to life in prison in a 2002 Gujarat riots case, has been granted bail for the sixth time by the state's High Court on medical grounds, this time for 10 days.
India News | Written by Rohit Bhan | Friday July 24, 2015
A two-judge bench has recused itself from hearing a case related to one of the bloodiest episodes of 2002 Gujarat riots - the case involving the massacre of over 100 people in Naroda Patiya. The judges have said they have been contacted by some of the accused.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday July 22, 2015
Activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband splurged on wine and whiskey and ate at fancy Mumbai restaurants with funds embezzled from their NGO, the Gujarat government claimed in the Supreme Court today.
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 | Agencies | Friday June 26, 2015
The government has asked the CBI to investigate the organization of activist Teesta Setalvad, who has been accused of embezzling funds meant for Gujarat riot victims.
Opinion | Mani Shankar Aiyar | Tuesday June 2, 2015
Thwarted in his efforts to undermine the basic functioning of our democracy in the political and administrative sphere, Modi is now probing the Achilles heel of our democracy
India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Shailaja Neelakantan | Friday April 24, 2015
Babu Bajrangi, a politician sentenced to a life term for one of the worst incidents in the 2002 Gujarat riots, has been allowed to leave jail for three months for an eye operation.
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.