riots in gujarat

Samjawadi Party frustrated, says Shahid Siddiqui


July 30th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) A day after being disowned by the Samajwadi Party (SP) for interviewing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, former MP Shahid Siddiqui Sunday hit ... Read more...

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SP distances from Siddiqui for Modi interview


July 28th, 2012 - 4:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 28 (IANS) The Samajwadi Party (SP) Saturday clearly distanced itself from Shahid Siddiqui, saying he had long ago quit the party and was not even a ... Read more...

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‘Indian Highway’ presents art of transition, growth in India to world: Curators


July 26th, 2012 - 8:35 pm ICT by IANS
Madhusree Chatterjee New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) An international travelling exhibition of Indian contemporary art in Beijing, "Indian Highway", in the news after a video clip on the 2002 Gujarat riots was ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots spurred Jundal’s radicalisation: Investigators


July 11th, 2012 - 6:38 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The 2002 anti-Muslim riots in Gujarat had spurred Abu Jundal, one of the handlers of the 26/11 attackers, to join the Pakistan-based Lashkar-e-Taiba (LeT) terror ... Read more...

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All Indian police communalised, says Bhushan


February 27th, 2012 - 9:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 27 (IANS) Team Anna member and Supreme Court lawyer Prashant Bhushan Monday claimed that police across the country were "communalised"."Police throughout the country are clearly ... Read more...

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Narendra Modi to sit on fast


September 13th, 2011 - 9:33 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 13 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Tuesday said he will sit on a three-day fast from Saturday to strengthen the state's "peace, unity and harmony".In an ... Read more...

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Timeline of Zakia Jafri’s case


September 12th, 2011 - 10:52 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Sep 12 (IANS) A timeline of Zakia Jafri's case relating to the Gulberg society massacre in which her husband Ehsan Jafri, a former Congress parliamentarian, was among ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots: Prosecutor withdraws resignation


June 2nd, 2011 - 8:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, June 2 (IANS) The special public prosecutor for the 2002 Dipda Darwaja massacre during the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, P.R. Agrawal, Thursday said he has withdrawn his request for ... Read more...

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Communal violence prevention bill to be taken ahead: Sibal


May 27th, 2011 - 12:39 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 26 (IANS) Human Resource Development Minister Kapil Sibal said Thursday that the United Progressive Alliance (UPA) government was determined to take forward the communal violence prevention ... Read more...

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Godhra probe panel summons Sanjiv Bhatt


April 27th, 2011 - 11:34 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 27, (IANS) The Nanavati-Mehta commission probing the 2002 Godhra train carnage and the communal riots in Gujarat thereafter, Wednesday summoned top police officer Sanjiv Bhatt to depose before ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots probe team gives report to apex court


April 26th, 2011 - 12:20 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 25 (IANS) The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the 2002 Gujarat riot cases Monday submitted a status report before the court.The report was filed ... Read more...

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Indian chief minister ‘allowed’ Gujarat 2002 anti-Muslim riots, officer says


April 23rd, 2011 - 3:13 am ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A senior police officer blamed India's Gujarat state chief minister Narendra Modi for the anti-Muslim riots that erupted after the 2002 Godhra train blaze, the Hindustan Times ... Read more...

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Excerpts from Gujarat cop’s affidavit implicating Narendra Modi


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Excerpts from the affidavit filed by senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt in the Supreme Court implicating Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 ... Read more...

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Top cop implicates Narendra Modi in Gujarat riots (Second Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) Senior Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt has blamed Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 "communal carnage", and said he wanted Muslims to ... Read more...

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Only praised development efforts of Modi, Nitish: Hazare (Lead)


April 11th, 2011 - 12:21 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 10 (IANS) Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare Sunday sought to "clarify" that he was opposed to communalism even as he had praised chief ministers Narendra Modi and ... Read more...

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I have never seen the Sabarmati Express, says Godhra ‘mastermind’


March 26th, 2011 - 3:28 pm ICT by IANS
Godhra (Gujarat), March 26 (IANS) The man who spent eight years in jail on charges of burning the Sabarmati Express in Godhra and killing 59 people has now been ... Read more...

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Will give explanation on Gujarat riots in Supreme Court: Modi


March 18th, 2011 - 7:27 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 18 (IANS) Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi Friday refused to answer queries on the 2002 Gujarat riots, saying he would give his explanation on his alleged ... Read more...

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‘Riot probe team chief accepted favours from Gujarat government’


March 15th, 2011 - 12:47 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, March 14 (IANS) Expressing lack of confidence in the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing the post-Godhra 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, the Congress Monday alleged the team ... 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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Indian court sentences 11 to death for Godhra train blaze


March 1st, 2011 - 9:52 pm ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A special court on Tuesday sentenced to death eleven people for setting fire to a passenger train in the Indian town of Godhra in 2002, while 20 ... Read more...

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Gujarat court to pronounce verdict on Godhra accused on March 1


February 25th, 2011 - 6:54 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Feb.25 (ANI): The verdict on the quantum of punishment for the 31 accused in the Godhra train burning case has been postponed till March 1, by a special court in Ahmedabad. ... Read more...

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31 convicted in India Godhra train fire


February 23rd, 2011 - 12:01 am ICT by BNO News
GUJARAT, INDIA (BNO NEWS) -- A special court in the western Indian state of Gujarat on Tuesday convicted 31 people and acquitted 63 others in the 2002 Godhra train blaze that killed ... Read more...

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Godhra verdict travesty of justice: Prashant Bhushan (Second Lead)


February 22nd, 2011 - 8:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) Prominent Supreme Court lawyer and public interest activist Prashant Bhushan Tuesday said the verdict in the Godhra train carnage case coming nine years after the incident was ... Read more...

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Teesta denies fabricating riot victims’ affidavits


November 25th, 2010 - 11:39 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Nov 25 (IANS) Activist Teesta Setalvad, general secretary of Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP), has denied allegations made by a former associate that she fabricated affidavits of the 2002 Gujarat ... Read more...

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Riot panel witness testifies against Teesta Setalvad


November 24th, 2010 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Nov 24 (IANS) A former associate of social activist Teesta Setalvad Wednesday told a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots that she fabricated affidavits filed on behalf of the riot victims ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots panel to quiz former minister


October 14th, 2010 - 1:37 am ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Oct 13 (IANS) In a surprise move, a panel probing the 2002 post-Godhara riots in Gujarat Wednesday decided to summon former minister of state for home Gordhan Jhadapia for in-camera questioning ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots: Panel asked to seek details from ex-officials


August 26th, 2010 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 26 (IANS) Teesta Setalvad, an NGO activist, Thursday urged a panel probing the 2002 Godhra train carnage and communal riots in Gujarat to seek a second affidavit from the ... Read more...

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‘Phone records during Gujarat riots being destroyed’


August 17th, 2010 - 11:21 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 17 (IANS) Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Brinda Karat Tuesday alleged that phone records containing crucial evidence about the 2002 Gujarat riots were being destroyed and demanded an inquiry ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots: Plea to cancel bail of accused admitted


August 16th, 2010 - 10:59 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 16 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Monday admitted a plea for cancelling the bail granted to Babu Bajrangi, a prime accused in the Naroda Patiya massacre during the 2002 Gujarat ... Read more...

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Nanavati panel again asked to summon Modi


August 13th, 2010 - 12:09 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, Aug 12 (IANS) The Jan Sangharsh Manch (JSM), representing the victims of the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, has again moved the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission for summoning Chief Minister ... Read more...

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Brinda Karat seeks justice for victims of Gujarat riots


July 28th, 2010 - 12:29 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 27 (IANS) In the backdrop of the arrest of former Gujarat minister Amit Shah, Communist Party of India-Marxist leader Brinda Karat Tuesday asked the central government to ensure ... Read more...

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Dholakia to write book on Kashmir


July 15th, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, July 15 (IANS) The extensive research that director Rahul Dholakia has put into the making of "Lamhaa" will now be extended beyond the film and will ... Read more...

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‘Lamhaa’ is about the turmoil in Kashmir Valley (IANS Preview)


July 12th, 2010 - 12:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 12 (IANS) The timing couldn't be more coincidental. National Award-winning director Rahul Dholakia's film on Kashmir "Lamhaa" comes just at a time when the state is facing a ... Read more...

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Nanavati panel’s stand June 30 on summoning Modi


June 26th, 2010 - 12:11 am ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 25 (IANS) The suspense on the stand of the Nanavati-Mehta judicial inquiry commission, probing the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, on summoning Chief Minister Narendra Modi for questioning will ... Read more...

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BJP echoes Modi’s barb on Sonia


June 14th, 2010 - 7:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 14 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Monday asked Congress president Sonia Gandhi to reply to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi's question to her on who was "maut ... Read more...

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