India News | Reported by Rohit Bhan, Edited by Deepshikha Ghosh | Tuesday November 24, 2015
Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, the 2002 riots convict granted bail on health grounds last year, has surfaced in a photograph taken at a meditation camp.
India News | Press Trust of India | Saturday November 14, 2015
As a Prime Minister, Narendra Modi holds the highest position in a democratic setup and it was binding on him to clarify his position on 2002 riots in Gujarat, Uttar Pradesh minister Azam Khan said in Rampur today.
India News | Agence France-Presse | Tuesday November 10, 2015
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will begin his first visit to Britain on Thursday since coming to power last year, seeking to boost investment and win the backing of a large and influential expatriate community.
India News | Written by Sonal Mehrotra | Sunday November 1, 2015
If victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots had got justice then "brutal attacks like 2002 and Dadri" wouldn't have taken place, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said today distributing compensation cheques to the victims on the 31st anniversary of the violence.
India News | Press Trust of India | Friday October 30, 2015
An accused in Sabarmati Express train burning incident who was absconding since 2002 was arrested by the Godhra Local Crime Branch (LCB) in Gujarat's Panchmahal district today, police said.
India News | Press Trust of India | Thursday October 22, 2015
Union Minister VK Singh was today criticised by opposition parties for his dog remark on Dalit killing in Faridabad with a demand made for his sacking and Narendra Modi's infamous "puppy" analogy in the context of 2002 Gujarat riots also being raked up.
India News | Reported by A Vaidyanathan, Edited by Varun Sharma | Wednesday October 14, 2015
A day after the Supreme Court rejected sacked Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt's petition to reopen Gujarat riots cases, saying he had not come with "clean hands", the ruling BJP said its apprehensions have been confirmed.
India News | Agencies | Wednesday October 14, 2015
After Prime Minister Narendra Modi called the Dadri mob killing and the opposition to Pakistani singer Ghulam Ali's concert in Mumbai "unfortunate", ally Shiv Sena today made a controversial reference to the 2002 Gujarat riots.
India News | Press Trust of India | Tuesday October 13, 2015
The Supreme Court today dismissed the plea of sacked Gujarat cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking a court-monitored SIT probe in relation to the two FIRs lodged against him for allegedly forcing his subordinate to file an affidavit in a 2002 riots case and hacking email of a law officer.
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.