2002 Gujarat violence

Kanhaiya Kumar, under fire for remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says he was misinterpreted. Read his full post here

Kanhaiya Kumar, under fire for remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, says he was misinterpreted. Read his full post here

Jawaharlal Nehru University student union president Kanhaiya Kumar had on Monday said there was a difference between 2002 riots and 1984 Sikh massacre.

Mar 30, 2016, 15:23 PM IST

Sitting Heads of State enjoy immunity: US

Visiting heads of State not only enjoy immunity from American lawsuits but also they cannot be personally served or handed court summons, the US on Friday said, a day after a court here issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 communal violence in Gujarat when he was the state's chief minister.

Sep 26, 2014, 22:53 PM IST
US court issues summons against PM Narendra Modi on 2002 Gujarat violence

US court issues summons against PM Narendra Modi on 2002 Gujarat violence

A US court has issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his role as the Gujarat chief minister during 2002 riots, a daily reported on Friday.

Sep 26, 2014, 08:38 AM IST

Shadow of 2002 riots won`t leave Narendra Modi: JD(U)

Janata Dal (United) leader Shivanand Tiwari said that shadow of 2002 riots will not leave Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi, who is also the prime ministerial candidate of the Bharatiya Janata Party.

Jan 08, 2014, 10:03 AM IST

Narendra Modi`s remarks over 2002 riots an image makeover strategy: Soni

Congress questioned the timing of Narendra Modi`s expression of "pain" and "anguish" over 2002 Gujarat riots, accusing him of doing it as part of an "image makeover" before the Lok Sabha elections.

Dec 28, 2013, 14:29 PM IST

Narendra Modi is the conspirator behind Godhra riots: KC Tyagi

Commenting on a recent blog by Bharatiya Janata Party Prime Ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Janata Dal (United) leader KC Tyagi said Modi is guilty not only for mishandling, but also was a conspirator behind the Godhra riots.

Dec 28, 2013, 12:19 PM IST

BJP strong despite Congress bid to defame Narendra Modi: Rajnath Singh

BJP president Rajnath Singh asserted that the party would remain strong despite all attempts by the Congress to create problems for its prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi and defame him.

Dec 27, 2013, 19:32 PM IST

Congress should apologise for hate campaign against Narendra Modi: BJP

A day after an Ahmedabad court accepted the SIT closure report giving clean chit to Narendra Modi in the Gulberg Society massacre case, the BJP demanded an apology from Congress for carrying out a "vilification campaign" against him post Gujarat riots.

Dec 27, 2013, 19:00 PM IST

Court`s clean chit to Modi a slap on Nitish`s face: Sushil Modi

Senior BJP leader Sushil Modi said that the clean chit given by a Gujarat court to Narendra Modi in the 2002 riots was a "strong slap" on the face of "pseudo secular" leaders like Nitish Kumar.

Dec 27, 2013, 18:15 PM IST

Narendra Modi`s blog `an attempt to burnish image` for polls: Manish Tewari

Scoffing at Narendra Modi, Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari described the blog written by the Gujarat Chief Minister “an exercise in hypocrisy to say the least”.

Dec 27, 2013, 17:27 PM IST

Narendra Modi now feeling "at peace"

A day after a court upheld the closure of the Special Investigation Team report probing the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat, state Chief Minister Narendra Modi reiterated that it represented the "triumph of truth".

Dec 27, 2013, 09:43 AM IST

Congress protests against corrupt Gujarat ministers

Congress workers took out a protest to BJP president Rajnath Singh`s residence demanding action against the corrupt ministers in Gujarat government.

Dec 26, 2013, 23:06 PM IST

Congress conspiring to trap Narendra Modi: VHP

VHP leader Ashok Singhal said the government`s decision to set up a commission of inquiry in the snoopgate was a conspiracy by Congress to trap Narendra Modi.

Dec 26, 2013, 22:24 PM IST

I stand vindicated, says SIT chief RK Raghavan

With an Ahmedabad court rejecting the plea against SIT`s closure report giving a clean chit to Narendra Modi in the 2002 Gujarat riots case, its head and former CBI director RK Raghavan said he stood "vindicated" despite times of despair.

Dec 26, 2013, 21:59 PM IST

Narendra Modi to `share thoughts` on Gujarat court`s judgement today

In a major relief to Narendra Modi, a metropolitan court rejected the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri against the clean chit given to him and others by the Special Investigation Team in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Dec 26, 2013, 18:05 PM IST

Gujarat riots case: There is justice beyond trial court, says Kapil Sibal

Soon after Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi got a major relief by an Ahemdabad court, Union Communications and Information Technology Minister Kapil Sibal tweeted that there is justice beyond the trial court.

Dec 26, 2013, 17:44 PM IST

2002 Gujarat riots: Maya Kodnani gets three-month bail

The Gujarat High Court granted bail to former minister Maya Kodnani in 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre case.

Nov 12, 2013, 12:46 PM IST

SIT opposes Zakia`s protest petition on Modi clean chit

The Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Wednesday strongly contested the protest petition filed by Zakia Jafri against its closure report giving clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 post-Godhra riot case.

Apr 24, 2013, 07:49 AM IST

Don’t blame party for Kodnani’s act: BJP

Senior Gujarat BJP leader Yatin Oza on Wednesday chose to distance the party from the conviction of its sitting MLA Mayaben Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riots case.

Aug 29, 2012, 12:39 PM IST

Naroda Patiya case: Kodnani, Bajrangi among 32 guilty

Former minister Maya Kodnani was among the 32 people convicted in the Naroda Patiya riots case. The quantum of sentence will be announced on Aug 31.

Aug 29, 2012, 08:36 AM IST