My arrest was politically motivated, says Maulana Abdul Quavi

In his first interaction with reporters on Sunday after being granted bail by the Gujarat High Court three days ago, Hyderabad-based cleric Maulana Abdul Quavi, who faces charges of allegedly "inciting" Muslim youth to avenge Godhra riots, said that he suspected that his arrest was politically motivated.

US drops PM Modi`s name from its religious freedom report

In a goodwill gesture, the United States government has for the first time since 2007 dropped all references to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with regard to the 2002 Gujarat riots in its annual International Religious Freedom Report.

2002 riots: SIT to challenge bail given to Maya Kodnani in SC

The Special Investigating Team (SIT) appointed by the Supreme Court to prosecute the 2002 Gujarat communal riots case will on Thursday appeal against the bail granted to state`s former minister Maya Kodnani in the apex court.

SIT to challenge Gujarat HC`s bail to Maya Kodnani before SC

Special Investigation Team, which had probed the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, will challenge the Gujarat High Court order granting bail to former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani.

2002 riots: Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani granted bail by HC

Former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, was granted regular bail by the High Court on Wednesday.

Narendra Modi has `highly problematic history of racism`: EU Parliament member

Spanish member of the European Parliament, Izaskun Bilbao Barandica, on Wednesday questioned Prime Minister Narendra Modi`s secular credentials, saying that the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader has a “highly problematic history of racism”.

2002 Guj riots: HC adjourns hearing on Zakia`s plea

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday adjourned hearing on a petition of Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain ex-Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging a local court order upholding a clean chit given by SIT to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.

Gulbarg case: Court orders SIT to produce documents within 15 days

A special court hearing the 2002 Gulbarg society massacre case ordered SIT to produce within 15 days all documents related to its final report on Zakia Jafri`s complaint against Modi, others.

Nanavati panel misled High Court: Sanjiv Bhatt

Suspended IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt has alleged that the lawyer appearing on behalf of the Justice Nanavati commission, which is probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, misled the High Court.

Once denied visa, Narendra Modi now likely to address US Congress

Prime Minister Narendra Modi, once denied a visa to enter the United States over 2002 Gujarat riots, is expected to receive the honour of addressing a joint session of the US Congress during a visit to Washington in September.

Riots panel denied me access to intelligence records: Suspended IPS officer Bhatt

Suspended IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on Wednesday said that Justice Nanavati commission, which is probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, denied him permission to inspect the riot-related intelligence records.

2002 Gujarat riots: HC adjourns hearing on Zakia`s petition

Gujarat High Court on Thursday adjourned hearing on the petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the widow of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, challenging the order of a local court which upheld special investigation team`s a clean chit to the Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others in a 2002 riots case.

Ram Vilas Paswan - A prominent Dalit face of Narendra Modi govt

A seasoned politician, Ram Vilas Paswan is credited with removing the tag of `political untouchability` from Narendra Modi by being the first to rejoin the NDA.

Cameron invites Modi to visit Britain

Britain on Friday became the first European country to invite Narendra Modi to visit the country after his resounding victory in the Lok Sabha polls, nearly two years after it had ended a decade-long boycott of the BJP leader in the wake of the 2002 Gujarat riots.

US will work with whoever is India`s next prime minister

As India enters the last lap of its crucial parliamentary poll, the US has signalled that it will work closely with whoever emerges as the prime minister from India`s "incredible national elections."

Judiciary, media played vibrant role in 2002 Gujarat riots: Narendra Modi

Referring to the 2002 Gujarat riots, Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it`s the judiciary that should be left to draw conclusions on the issue.

See all Indians as one, will reach out to Muslim `brothers`: Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi Tuesday said he would reach out to Muslim "brothers" like any other citizen of the country and made it clear that the contentious issues of Ram Temple and Uniform Civil Code would be addressed with the Constitutional framework.

Narendra Modi running away from giving an apology: Congress

Lashing out at Narendra Modi for sidestepping the issue of apologising for the 2002 Gujarat riots, Congress on Wednesday said that he is someone who "runs away" from giving an apology.

Congress must account for its sins first: Narendra Modi on Gujarat riots apology

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi has once again sidestepped the issue of him apologising for the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Gujarat riots: SC refuses plea questioning SIT clean chit to Narendra Modi

In a breather to Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving clean chit to the Gujarat Chief Minister in 2002 riots in the state.