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Shutdown cripples normal life in UP


September 20th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Lucknow, Sep 20 (IANS) Normal life was crippled across the state Thursday in response to the shutdown call given by the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and the ruling Samajwadi Party ... Read more...

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Hand me Army, I’ll straighten out nation: Bal Thackeray


September 8th, 2012 - 3:37 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, Sep 8 (IANS) Shiv Sena chief Bal Thackeray Saturday claimed that if he was given charge of the Indian Army, he would solve all problems and set things ... Read more...

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Bajrangi said he felt like Rana Pratap after Naroda killings


August 29th, 2012 - 3:42 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Aug 29 (IANS) Babu Bajrangi, the Bajrang Dal leader convicted by a Gujarat court Wednesday in the massacre of 97 Muslims in the Naroda Patiya case, had been ... 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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Apex court recalls notice on Narendra Modi (Lead)


March 23rd, 2012 - 7:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 23 (IANS) The Supreme Court Friday recalled its notice to the Gujarat government and the Nanavati Commission on a plea to summon Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Apex court notice on plea to summon Modi before riots panel


March 19th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued notice to the Gujarat government and Nanavati Commission on a plea seeking the summoning of Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Politics of hatred has triumphed in Gujarat: Harsh Mander (A decade since Gujarat riots)


February 26th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 26 (IANS) The story of Gujarat is more about the triumph of politics of hatred, symbolised by Chief Minister Narendra Modi, than the development indicators he ... Read more...

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Petition seeking Narendra Modi’s deposition before Nanavati panel rejected (Second Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 2:04 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 1 (IANS) In a reprieve for Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Gujarat High Court Wednesday rejected a petition seeking his deposition before the Nanavati-Mehta commission probing the ... Read more...

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‘Narendra Modi needn’t depose before Nanavati panel’ (Lead)


February 1st, 2012 - 1:36 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 1 (IANS) In a breather for Chief Minister Narendra Modi, the Gujarat High Court Wednesday rejected a petition seeking his deposition before the Nanavati-Mehta commission probing the ... Read more...

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Modi plays development card on Godhra stage


January 20th, 2012 - 8:24 pm ICT by IANS
Godhra (Gujarat), Jan 20 (IANS) Taking his campaign for amity to Godhra that had become a byword for communal tension, Chief Minister Narendra Modi said Friday that his state ... Read more...

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Gujarat told to provide security to Bhatt, family


October 4th, 2011 - 11:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Ahmedabad, Oct 4 (IANS) The central government Tuesday asked the Gujarat government to provide adequate security to police officer Sanjiv Bhatt, arrested on charges of insubordination, and his ... Read more...

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Gujarat government appeals Godhra judgment


June 25th, 2011 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 25 (IANS) The Gujarat government has appealed against a trial court order and has sought death penalty to 20 people who were given life term in the Godhra ... Read more...

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Gujarat riots probe panel’s term extended


June 21st, 2011 - 10:54 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, June 21 (IANS) The Gujarat government has extended till December the term of Justice G.T. Nanavati-Akshay Mehta Commission probing the 2002 Godhra train carnage and the communal riots ... Read more...

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Modi did not take action despite information: Gujarat cop


May 16th, 2011 - 10:12 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, May 16 (IANS) Senior Gujarat police officer Sanjeev Bhatt Monday told the Nanavati-Mehta commission that he had informed Chief Minister Narendra Modi in advance about the attack on ... Read more...

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Congress hits out at BJP chief ministers’ allegations


May 10th, 2011 - 9:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 10 (IANS) The Congress Tuesday hit back at Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), in particular Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, terming as "false" the allegation that the ... Read more...

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Justice Nanavati Commission summons top Gujarat cop Bhatt


April 27th, 2011 - 6:57 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr. 27 (ANI): The Justice G.T.Nanavati Commission on Wednesday issued a summons to controversial senior Gujarat police officer Sanjay Bhatt in connection with his latest Supreme Court and SIT deposition that ... 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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We have complete confidence in Supreme Court over Godhra case: BJP


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:49 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Friday said that it has complete confidence in the Supreme Court in the matter of the 2002 Godhra riots case.Speaking to ... Read more...

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Congress criticizes Narendra Modi’s supporters


April 22nd, 2011 - 9:11 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22(ANI): The Congress party on Friday took a dig at social activists, actors and industrialists who supported Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, after a senior police officer filed ... Read more...

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BJP questions affidavit against Narendra Modi (Lead)


April 22nd, 2011 - 8:19 pm ICT by IANS
Kolkata, April 22 (IANS) Questioning the reliability of the affidavit filed by a police officer implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots, senior BJP leader Arun ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Ex-Gujarat police chief Sreekumar commends Bhatt’s affidavit against Modi


April 22nd, 2011 - 7:28 pm ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Apr.22 (ANI): Former Gujarat Director General of Police R B Sreekumar on Thursday commended fellow police officer Sanjiv Bhatt for implicating Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in the 2002 Godhra ... 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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Matter before court, says BJP on Gujarat cop’s affidavit


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:50 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) Friday declined comment on the affidavit a Gujarat police officer filed in the Supreme Court, accusing Chief Minister Narendra ... Read more...

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Congress attacks BJP over police officer’s affidavit


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) The Congress Friday attacked the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) over the affidavit of a senior police officer accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi of ... Read more...

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Sanjiv Bhatt - the man who took on Narendra Modi


April 22nd, 2011 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 22 (IANS) Top Gujarat cop Sanjiv Bhatt, who has openly challenged Chief Minister Narendra Modi by accusing him of wanting to teach Muslims a "lesson" after ... Read more...

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Modi wanted Muslims to be taught a lesson, says top cop


April 22nd, 2011 - 4:46 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, April 22 (IANS) A senior police officer from Gujarat, Sanjiv Bhatt, has accused Chief Minister Narendra Modi of wanting to teach Muslims "a lesson" after the Godhra train ... Read more...

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Top cop says Gujarat CM Modi involved in Godhra case


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, Apr 22 (ANI): Senior IPS officer Sanjay Bhatt, who was posted in the Intelligence Department, has filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court accusing Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi ... Read more...

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Godhra train carnage: Hearing put off for two months


April 6th, 2011 - 11:25 pm ICT by IANS
Gandhinagar, April 6 (IANS) The Gujarat High Court Tuesday deferred for two months the hearing on confirmation of the death sentence awarded to 11 people convicted in the 2002 Godhra ... 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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High court to hear Godhra death sentences April 6


March 16th, 2011 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, March 16 (IANS) The death sentence to 11 people convicted in the Godhra train carnage case has been referred to the Gujarat High Court for confirmation. The hearing is ... Read more...

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Godhra case should be re-investigated: Prashant Bhushan


March 1st, 2011 - 7:36 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The February 2002 burning of a train coach in Gujarat's Godhra town should be re-investigated as the verdict was based on wrong evidence, prominent lawyer and civil ... Read more...

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Godhra sentencing based on dubious evidence: Swami Agnivesh


March 1st, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) Noted civil rights activist Swami Agnivesh Tuesday said the sentencing of 11 people to the gallows and 20 others to life imprisonment in the Godhra train-burning incident ... Read more...

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Godhra case: Quantum of punishment to be announced today


March 1st, 2011 - 11:38 am ICT by ANI
Ahmedabad, Mar 1 (ANI): A special court in Ahmedabad is likely to announce the quantum of sentence in the 2002 Godhra train burning case.The Court, on February 22, convicted 31 and acquitted ... 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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Death sought for Godhra train burning convicts (Lead)


February 25th, 2011 - 5:39 pm ICT by IANS
Ahmedabad, Feb 25 (IANS) The prosecution Friday sought death penalty for all 31 men convicted for the Godhra train burning in 2002 that killed 59 people. The quantum of sentence will be ... Read more...

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