Gulberg society massacre convict surrenders before SIT court, sent to judicial custody

Gulberg society massacre convict surrenders before SIT court, sent to judicial custody

A convict in the 2002 Gulberg society massacre case, who had jumped the temporary bail granted to him in December last year, today surrendered before a special SIT court here.

Babri demolition, Godhra riots led youths to al Qaeda: Delhi Police

Babri demolition, Godhra riots led youths to al Qaeda: Delhi Police

Indians joining al Qaeda were moved by the 1992 Babri mosque demolition and 2002 Godhra riots and were committed to establish base of terror outfit al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) here, Delhi Police has told a court here.

Gulbarg society massacre: Hearing on quantum of punishment for 24 convicts adjourned to June 9

Gulbarg society massacre: Hearing on quantum of punishment for 24 convicts adjourned to June 9

An Ahmedabad court had convicted 24 of the 66 accused in the 2002 post-Godhra Gulbarg society riots case.

Godhra train carnage: Main conspirator Farooq Bhana, absconding since 2002, arrested by Gujarat ATS

Godhra train carnage: Main conspirator Farooq Bhana, absconding since 2002, arrested by Gujarat ATS

The ghastly train attack had triggered widespread riots in Gujarat in which over 1,000 people were killed.

14 years on, 31 acquitted in two post-Godhra riots cases

14 years on, 31 acquitted in two post-Godhra riots cases

Sessions judge N M Parmar pronounced the verdict, saying there wasn't enough evidence.

Panel discussion on Sanjiv Bhatt's plea rejected by Supreme Court

In a scathing judgment, the Supreme Court ripped apart sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's claims about a “collusion” between high State functionaries in the then Narendra Modi government and the Gujarat prosecution to save the 2002 Godhra riots accused, including present BJP president Amit Shah.

Gujarat HC reserves order on Teesta's plea for defreezing bank accounts

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on petitions of activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand for defreezing their personal bank accounts as well as those of their NGOs, Sabrang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace.

SC begins hearing on pleas of ex-IPS Sanjiv Bhatt

The Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced hearing on the pleas of dismissed Gujarat Cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking apex court-monitored SIT probe into allegation of misuse of state machinery during 2002 post- Godhra riots and the alleged role of top BJP and RSS functionaries and some senior bureaucrats.

Supreme Court to hear pleas of ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt today

Supreme Court to hear pleas of ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt today

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the pleas of dismissed Gujarat Cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking SIT probe into allegation of misuse of state machinery during 2002 post-Godhra riots and the alleged roles of top BJP and RSS functionaries and some senior bureaucrats.

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.

Gujarat HC bench recuses from Naroda Patiya riots case

 A two-member Gujarat High Court bench on Wednesday recused itself from hearing appeals in Naroda Patiya case of 2002 riots, with the judges saying that some of the accused tried to approach them.

Best Bakery case witness puts ex-DGP Sreekumar in dock

A key witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case--Yasmin Sheikh--has sought investigation against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar, alleging that he gave misleading information for personal gains to the Nanavati Commission, which was probing post-Godhra violence.

Gujarat: All 6 accused acquitted in British nationals' killing case

A special trial court here on Friday acquitted all six accused in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case in which three British nationals and their Indian driver were killed at Prantij town in Gujarat's Sabarkantha district, for want of evidence against them.

Gujarat HC reserves order on Setalwad's anticipatory bail plea

The Gujarat High Court on Friday reserved its order after conclusion of the hearing on the anticipatory bail petitions of social activists Teesta Setalwad, her husband Javed Anand and others in a case related to alleged embezzlement of funds.

Nitish supports 'Bharat Ratna' demand for Atal Bihari Vajpayee

His acrimony for BJP notwithstanding, JD(U) leader Nitish Kumar on Tuesday supported the demand for Bharat Ratna for the saffron party's tallest leader Atal Bihari Vajpayee.

2002 Godhra riots: PM Modi gets clean chit from Nanavati panel

Justice Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, on Tuesday submitted its final report to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel clearing Prime Minister Narendra Modi of any complicity in the riots.

Godhra riots: Nanavati panel's final report to be submitted to Gujarat CM

The Justice Nanavati Commission, probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, will on Tuesday submit its final report to Gujarat Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.

Godhra riots: Nanavati panel's final report likely by Nov 15

The Justice Nanavati Commission probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, is ready with its final report which is expected to be submitted to the Gujarat state government by November 15.

Gujarat refuses to permit SIT plea challenging Maya Kodnani's bail

The Gujarat Government has refused permission to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to challenge the bail given to former Minister Maya Kodnani in a post-Godhra riot case.

Nanavati Commission gets 24th extension

Gujarat Government on Tuesday granted yet another extension of one month till October 31 to the Justice Nanavati Commission, the 24th since it was set up, probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots.