Ehsan Jafri

2002 Gujarat riots case: Zakia Jafri's petition rejected

2002 Gujarat riots case: Zakia Jafri's petition rejected

Jafri can now approach higher forums for further investigation in the case

Oct 05, 2017, 12:02 PM IST
Gujarat High Court likely to pronounce order on Zakia's plea on September 26

Gujarat High Court likely to pronounce order on Zakia's plea on September 26

A special SIT court had last year convicted 24 people in the Gulberg case, but had ruled out a larger conspiracy behind the killings.

Sep 08, 2017, 16:52 PM IST
Zakia Jafri's plea: Gujarat Court likely to pronounce order today

Zakia Jafri's plea: Gujarat Court likely to pronounce order today

The Gujarat High Court is likely to pronounce its order on a petition by Zakia Jafri, widow of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, today.

Aug 21, 2017, 08:42 AM IST

Gujarat riots case: HC defers order on Zakia Jafri's plea to Aug 21

The Gujarat High Court on Wednesday deferred to August 21 the pronouncement of its order on a petition by Zakia Jafri, widow of slain Congress leader Ehsan Jafri, challenging a lower court order upholding a clean chit to the then chief minister Narendra Modi and others in the 2002 riots cases.

Aug 09, 2017, 16:49 PM IST

Gulberg society case: HC admits appeals of 16 convicts

The Gujarat High Court today admitted for final hearing the appeals filed by 16 of the 24 convicts in the 2002 Gulberg society riot case.

Oct 04, 2016, 23:47 PM IST

Gulberg mob frenzy started in the morning, no trace of Jafri firing

Special SIT court judge PB Desai's verdict in the Gulberg Society massacre states that the mob of thousands which killed 69 people would not have attacked the residents had former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri not fired at them from his private revolver, but witnesses and police records have said the killing spree started in the colony right in the morning and the firing could have happened only in the afternoon.

Jun 18, 2016, 23:37 PM IST
2002 Gulberg Society massacre: Kin contest court order that Jafri's firing provoked mob

2002 Gulberg Society massacre: Kin contest court order that Jafri's firing provoked mob

Kin of the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre victims and eye-witnesses on Saturday contested a special court's conclusion that firing by former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri acted as a catalyst for mob fury.

Jun 18, 2016, 19:04 PM IST

Life sentence should have been given to all convicts: Zakia Jafri

Zakia, the wife of the former MP, clearly expressed her "dissatisfaction" with the verdict saying that she had seen the violent crime.

Jun 17, 2016, 13:25 PM IST
Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence for 24 convicts to be announced today

Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence for 24 convicts to be announced today

The Gulberg Society massacre is one of the nine cases of the 2002 Gujarat violence probed by the Supreme Court-appointed SIT. 

Jun 17, 2016, 07:58 AM IST
Gulberg Society case: Quantum of sentence for convicts on June 17

Gulberg Society case: Quantum of sentence for convicts on June 17

The Gulberg Society massacre in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002, when Narendra Modi was Gujarat's Chief Minister, shook the nation.

Jun 13, 2016, 13:22 PM IST
Gulberg massacre: Defence seeks minimum punishment as court defers judgement to Friday

Gulberg massacre: Defence seeks minimum punishment as court defers judgement to Friday

Sixty-nine people were killed in the Gulberg Society massacre in the heart of Ahmedabad in 2002 riots. 

Jun 09, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
Gulberg society massacre: Quantum of punishment likely today

Gulberg society massacre: Quantum of punishment likely today

A mob of 400 people attacked the Gulberg society in the heart of Ahmedabad and killed the residents on February 27, 2002.

Jun 09, 2016, 08:55 AM IST
Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence likely on Thursday

Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence likely on Thursday

A mob of 400 people attacked the Gulberg society in the heart of Ahmedabad and killed the residents during Gujarat riots.

Jun 08, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Gulberg verdict triggers war of words between BJP, Congress

The verdict in Gulberg Society riot case on Thursday sparked a war of words between BJP and Congress in Gujarat with the ruling party terming the judgement as a "clean chit" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Opposition accusing the then state government of "inciting" people to kill minority community members during the riots.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Gulberg Society verdict only half justice, says Congress

The Congress too on Thursday sought to echo its former MP Ehsan Jafri's widow Zakia Jafri's description of a Gujarat court verdict in the Gulberg Housing Society massacre in Ahmedabad as "half justice" to the victims.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
24 held guilty, 36 freed in Gulberg society massacre, conspiracy charges against all dropped; Zakia ​Jafri calls it 'half justice'

24 held guilty, 36 freed in Gulberg society massacre, conspiracy charges against all dropped; Zakia ​Jafri calls it 'half justice'

Fourteen years after an armed mob set ablaze the Gulberg Housing Society, massacring 69 people a special Gujarat court on Thursday convicted 24 people but rejected the serious prosecution charge of conspiracy.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:00 AM IST
Gulberg Society massacre: Court to pronounce verdict today

Gulberg Society massacre: Court to pronounce verdict today

The Gulberg Society was attacked a day after Coach S-6 of the Sabarmati Express train was torched in Godhra on February 27, 2002.

Jun 02, 2016, 05:13 AM IST

'Sonia Gandhi had met Zakia Jafri after Gulbarg incident'

The son of Ehsan Jafri, who was killed in the Gulbarg society violence, has refuted the claim by former Gujarat DGP RB Sreekumar Sonia Gandhi had not met the MP's widow.

Jan 04, 2016, 20:27 PM IST

Hearing on Jafri's petition on Gujarat riots conspiracy starts

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday began the hearing on the petition filed by Zakia Jafri against a lower court's order upholding the clean chit given by Special Investigation Team to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others with regard to the 2002 riots.

Aug 04, 2015, 22:03 PM IST

Gulberg Society case: Two accused want to undergo narco test

Two accused in the 2002 Gulberg Society riot case on Thursday filed an application before the special trial court here, seeking to undergo narco-analysis and brain-mapping tests to prove their innocence.

Jul 23, 2015, 22:28 PM IST