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Will go to Varanasi to oppose Modi: Puri Shankaracharya

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 16:52

Puri Shankaracharya Swami Adhokshjanand Devtirath today said that he would go to Varanasi to ask religious leaders to oppose Narendra Modi, whom he held responsible for the 2002 riots in Gujarat.

Vajpayee wanted Modi removed as chief minister: Congress

Last Updated: Friday, April 11, 2014, 19:33

In a fresh salvo against BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi, Congress Friday said former prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted him "removed" as the Gujarat chief minister following the 2002 riots.

Muslims can never trust Modi: Peace Party

Last Updated: Thursday, April 10, 2014, 21:54

Peace Party President Dr Ayub on Thursday attacked BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying Muslims of the country were afraid of him ever since the post Godhra riots in 2002.

Modi carries stigma of communal bias, says Omar

Last Updated: Wednesday, April 02, 2014, 20:17

Omar Abdullah said BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Modi was devoid of having equal concern for all sections of the society and carried stigma of communal bias.

Narendra Modi no longer wanted to be Gujarat CM after 2002 riots: Book

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 25, 2014, 20:54

Narendra Modi says that he was "sad" about the 2002 Gujarat riots but has no guilt, and that no court has "come even close to establishing" it.

2002 riots: Hearing on Zakia`s plea on clean chit to Modi adjourned

Last Updated: Thursday, March 20, 2014, 19:04

Gujarat HC on Thursday adjourned the hearing on a plea filed by Zakia Jafri, challenging a Court order upholding SIT`s clean chit to Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 riots.

Salman Khurshid makes `nursery` jibe on Modi, BJP says Congress frustrated

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 19, 2014, 13:27

After calling BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi `impotent` last month, senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid has once again made a controversial reference to the latter, which has irked the country`s main opposition party.

2002 riots: Zakia Jafri moves Gujarat HC against clean chit to Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 17:47

Zakia Jafri moved Gujarat High Court on Tuesday against a lower court order accepting SIT`s clean chit given to Narendra Modi, others in 2002 Gulbarg Society riot case.

1984 riots worse than 2002 violence: VK Singh

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 18, 2014, 11:29

BJP leader and former Indian Army chief General VK Singh hit out at Congress, saying it was wrong to do politics over riots.

Former Gujarat DGP writes to PM, seeks 2002 riot records

Last Updated: Wednesday, March 12, 2014, 23:53

RB Sreekumar wrote a letter to PM Manmohan Singh, seeking his direction to Ministries of Defence and Home to submit records in their possession related to 2002 communal riots.

Teesta cheated Godhra 2002 riots victims: Guj police tells Bombay HC

Last Updated: Tuesday, March 11, 2014, 18:36

Opposing the petition filed by social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband seeking quashing of an FIR against them for alleged misappropriation of funds, Gujarat police on Tuesday told Bombay High Court that the duo had cheated victims of 2002 Godhra riots and "embezzled funds" collected in their name.

Why Arvind Kejriwal is ignoring 2002 riots

Last Updated: Saturday, March 08, 2014, 14:57

AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal has avoided talking about the 2002 riots while touring Gujarat "because everyone knows what happened in 2002", party leader Manish Sisodia said Saturday.