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Adarsh scam: Deshmukh blames former ministers


June 27th, 2012 - 5:29 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, June 27 (IANS) Reiterating that he had no role to play in the Adarsh Housing Society scam, former Maharashtra chief minister Vilasrao Deshmukh Wednesday shifted the blame on two ... Read more...

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Seven years later, SIT says Ishrat killed in staged shootout (Lead)


November 21st, 2011 - 8:44 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 21 (IANS) Over seven years after college girl Ishrat Jahan and her three friends were killed and passed off as militants, court-appointed investigators have concluded that they ... Read more...

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New chief for Ishrat Jahan probe team


July 15th, 2011 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 15 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday appointed a new head for its special investigation team (SIT) probing the Ishrat Jahan suspected staged shoot-out case.A bench of ... Read more...

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Relief for kin of crash victims: Air India plea rejected


July 9th, 2011 - 11:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has dismissed the appeal of Air India challenging the compensation awarded to the families of 130 people killed in a crash near ... Read more...

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Maharashtra top cop seeks to opt out of Ishrat Jahan probe


June 25th, 2011 - 1:07 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 24 (OANS) One after another, top cops chosen to head the Special Investigation Team (SIT) appointed by the Gujarat High Court to probe the Ishrat Jahan suspected staged ... Read more...

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Old case haunts Ishrat Jahan probe team member


May 13th, 2011 - 12:14 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 12 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court was Thursday told that Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Satish Verma, who is a member of the court-appointed probe team in ... Read more...

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Court appoints new head of Ishrat Jahan case probe team


May 13th, 2011 - 12:00 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, May 12 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday appointed Maharashtra Police officer Satyapal Singh as chairman of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed by it to probe the Ishrat ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: 14 Gujarat cops now seek CBI probe


April 26th, 2011 - 11:58 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 26 (IANS) In a turnround, 14 Gujarat police officers Tuesday urged the Gujarat High Court to reconstitute its special probe team in the Ishrat Jahan staged shootout ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Contempt notice to Gujarat official


April 21st, 2011 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 21 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday issued notice for contempt proceedings against a senior state home ministry official for delaying transfers of the top police officers ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan killing: Probe team files report in court


April 20th, 2011 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 20 (IANS) A special investigation team (SIT) probing the 2004 Ishrat Jahan alleged staged shootout case submitted a progress report in the Gujarat High Court Wednesday.The report ... Read more...

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Ishrat case: SIT submits status report to Gujarat HC


April 20th, 2011 - 6:07 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr 20 (ANI): The special investigation team (SIT), which is probing the fake encounter of 19-year-old Gujarat college girl Ishrat Jahan and three others, submitted its status report in the ... Read more...

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Gujarat hampering Ishrat Jahan shootout probe: Court


April 8th, 2011 - 10:49 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 8 (IANS) The Gujarat government is hampering probe by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) into alleged staged shootout of Ishrat Jahan, the high court said Friday.The division ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan killing: Probe team submits report


April 5th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 5 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court-appointed special investigation team (SIT) has submitted its interim report on investigation into the 2004 Ishrat Jahan shootout, sources said Tuesday.The report, ... Read more...

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Ishrat case: SIT submits progress report to Gujarat HC


April 5th, 2011 - 9:12 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr 5 (ANI): The special investigation team (SIT), which is probing the encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others in 2004, submitted its progress report in the case to the ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan killing: Probe team gets access to judicial report


March 10th, 2011 - 9:43 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 10 (IANS) In the 2004 Ishrat Jahan shootout case, the Gujarat High Court-appointed special investigation team (SIT) was Thursday given access to a magisterial report which is ... Read more...

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Merit seat reserved for women can be given to men: Court


March 9th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 9 (IANS) If requisite merit is not available for the seats reserved for women, the seat can be given to male candidates, the Gujarat High Court has ruled.Justice ... Read more...

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Split verdict in army firing compensation case


March 9th, 2011 - 11:06 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 9 (IANS) An appeal seeking compensation for the death of a man due to "negligent firing by army personnel" during riots in Gujarat in 1985 has been referred ... Read more...

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Petitioner find Rs.20,000 for plea against court


February 10th, 2011 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Feb 10 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday fined a petitioner Rs.20,000 for questioning the secular credentials of its administration, which organised Hindu religious rituals during a ceremony on the court ... Read more...

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Court appoints amicus curiae in Ishrat Jahan case


January 28th, 2011 - 7:35 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday appointed senior advocate Yogesh Lakhani as amicus curiae for the Special Investigation Team (SIT) investigating the Ishrat Jahan alleged staged shoot-out case.A ... Read more...

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Ahmedabad blasts convicts’ sentences enhanced


January 24th, 2011 - 9:51 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 24 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday enhanced the sentences of four people convicted in the May 2002 tiffin box bomb blasts in Ahmedabad from ten years jail to life ... Read more...

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Court reserves order on plea against puja on premises


January 20th, 2011 - 11:10 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 20 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday reserved its order on a petition challenging performance of Hindu rituals and puja during a groundbreaking ceremony held on the court premises last ... Read more...

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Court quizzes petitioner against puja on premises


January 18th, 2011 - 7:04 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Jan 18 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday questioned a petitioner who has challenged the performing of Hindu religious rituals and a puja during a groundbreaking ceremony held in the ... Read more...

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High court dismisses trial judge’s reference on lawyer’s brief


December 16th, 2010 - 6:01 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Dec 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court has dismissed a reference made to it by a sessions judge on whether an advocate can continue to represent his client in a criminal ... Read more...

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Court rejects objection to Gujarat cop’s plea to turn approver


October 28th, 2010 - 9:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 28 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday dismissed the petition of suspended Indian Police Service (IPS) officer Rajkumar Pandian and other accused in the 2005 Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case ... Read more...

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Oz-Indian surgeon ‘Dr Death’ Jayant Patel seeking legal aid


October 15th, 2010 - 6:29 pm ICT by ANI
Canberra, Oct 15 (ANI): The jailed Indian-origin doctor in Australia, Jayant Patel, has reportedly sought legal aid to fund his appeal against his convictions.According to News.com.au, the former Bundaberg surgeon applied ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing: high court sends cop’s plea to CBI court


October 7th, 2010 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Oct 7 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday referred back to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court the question of the constitutional validity of jailed police officer N.K. Amin turning ... Read more...

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‘Dr Death’ Patel’s appeal postponed over being too broke to pay lawyer


September 21st, 2010 - 12:48 pm ICT by ANI
Brisbane Sept 21 (ANI): The appeal of Indian-origin doctor in Australia, Jayant Patel, against his convictions for killing and maiming his patients has been postponed till next year because of his inability ... Read more...

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Judge to visit Gulberg society riot site Oct 2


September 20th, 2010 - 10:43 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Sep 20 (IANS) The judge of a designated court here hearing the 2002 Gulberg society communal riot, in which 69 people including former Congress MP Ehsan Jaffri were killed in Gujarat's ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Centre gets last chance on SIT


September 17th, 2010 - 8:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 17 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Friday took the centre to task for its delay in submitting a list of names for constituting a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe ... Read more...

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Sohrabuddin killing accused cop shifted out of jail


September 9th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday ordered the transfer of suspended police officer N.K. Amin, an accused in the Sohrabuddin Sheikh staged shootout case, from a prison in Sabarmati ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan killing: Court seeks names for probe panel


September 9th, 2010 - 10:23 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 9 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday - while hearing a review petition in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan suspected staged shootout case - asked counsel to suggest names of ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan killing: Court inquires about SIT’s view


August 23rd, 2010 - 10:47 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 23 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday asked the advocate general to verify if the Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team (SIT) was inclined to take up the probe into ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan case: Revision petition filed


August 20th, 2010 - 11:29 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 20 (IANS) Gopinath Pillai, the father of Pranesh Pillai alias Javed Sheikh who was killed in an alleged staged shootout, has filed a petition in the Gujarat High Court ... Read more...

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Ishrat Jahan killing: Court-ordered SIT given probe (Lead)


August 12th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday handed over the investigation into the 2004 Ishrat Jahan killing in a suspected staged-shootout by Gujarat Police to the Supreme Court-appointed Special ... Read more...

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Court rejects plea to shift Gulberg case to other judge


July 29th, 2010 - 10:00 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, July 29 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Thursday rejected the petition of witnesses of Gulberg Society attack during the 2002 communal riots, seeking transfer of cases from the designated judge for ... Read more...

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