Gujarat riots

Has action been taken against cops convicted in Bilkis Bano gangrape case, asks SC

Has action been taken against cops convicted in Bilkis Bano gangrape case, asks SC

The Supreme Court on Monday asked the Gujarat government whether any departmental action has been taken against the police officers who were convicted in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case.

Oct 23, 2017, 12:16 PM IST
Godhra train carnage: Gujarat High Court commutes death sentence for 11 into life imprisonment

Godhra train carnage: Gujarat High Court commutes death sentence for 11 into life imprisonment

At least 59 people had lost their lives when the S-6 coach of Sabarmati Express was torched at the Godhra Railway Station on February 27, 2002.

Oct 09, 2017, 11:20 AM IST
2002 Naroda Gam case: SIT requests judge to visit riot site

2002 Naroda Gam case: SIT requests judge to visit riot site

Special SIT judge P B Desai agreed to visit the site on an application filed by prosecutor Suresh Shah. 

Sep 25, 2017, 23:14 PM IST
Never suggested removal of Rabindranath Tagore, Ghalib texts: Educational body

Never suggested removal of Rabindranath Tagore, Ghalib texts: Educational body

West Bengal`s ruling Trinamool Congress has raised strong objection in Parliament to the suggestions to drop Rabindranath Tagore from NCERT textbooks.

Jul 26, 2017, 17:38 PM IST

Altaf Qureshi, suspected ISI agent, had been held during Gujarat riots

Gujarat police on Friday said that Altaf Qureshi, the suspected ISI agent held from Mumbai two days ago, had been arrested during a communal riot at Dhoraji in Rajkot district of the state in 2002.

May 05, 2017, 20:08 PM IST
UP Assembly polls: BJP can repeat Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar incidents for gains, alleges Azam Khan

UP Assembly polls: BJP can repeat Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar incidents for gains, alleges Azam Khan

Senior Samajwadi Party leader and UP Cabinet Minister has launched an all-out attack against BJP and levelled some serious allegations against the saffron party.

Oct 19, 2016, 12:27 PM IST
Key Godhra train burning incident accused arrested from Malegaon

Key Godhra train burning incident accused arrested from Malegaon

The Godhra train attack, that left 59 people dead, had triggered widespread violence in Gujarat in which over 1,000 people were killed.

Jul 13, 2016, 12:35 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
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.

Jun 06, 2016, 08:47 AM IST
Gulberg society massacre: BJP corporator Bipin Patel acquitted by Ahmedabad court

Gulberg society massacre: BJP corporator Bipin Patel acquitted by Ahmedabad court

Ahmedabad court on Thursday acquitted BJP corporator Bipin Patel in the case.

Jun 02, 2016, 12:29 PM IST
Who is Fahad Tanvir Sheikh? The only Indian identified in ISIS video; he vowed revenge for Babri Masjid, Gujarat - WATCH

Who is Fahad Tanvir Sheikh? The only Indian identified in ISIS video; he vowed revenge for Babri Masjid, Gujarat - WATCH

Fahad Tanvir Sheikh hails from Maharashtra's Thane. Know more about him!

May 23, 2016, 09:55 AM IST
Gujarat VHP leader was on Dawood Ibrahim's hit list post 2002 riots: Report

Gujarat VHP leader was on Dawood Ibrahim's hit list post 2002 riots: Report

After assassinating two BJP leaders in Gujarat, fugitive underworld don Dawood Ibrahim wanted to kill south Gujarat's VHP general secretary Viral Desai, report claimed on Wednesday.

May 18, 2016, 21:53 PM IST
Modi is Muslims' 'enemy' after Gujarat riots, why is Mulayam 'messiah' even after 457 riots in UP, asks Maulana Aamir Rashadi Madni

Modi is Muslims' 'enemy' after Gujarat riots, why is Mulayam 'messiah' even after 457 riots in UP, asks Maulana Aamir Rashadi Madni

Rashtriya Ulama Council (RUC) Chairman Maulana Aamir Rashadi Madni has strongly lashed out at Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and UP CM Akhilesh for 'treating Muslim community as merely a vote-bank'.

Apr 20, 2016, 19:28 PM IST
2002 Gujarat riots and 1984 Sikh riots are different: Kanhaiya Kumar

2002 Gujarat riots and 1984 Sikh riots are different: Kanhaiya Kumar

JNUSU president Kanhaiya Kumar on Monday compared the alleged onslaught on varsities with Gujarat riots alleging both of them were carried out "with support" from state machinery even as he stressed that there is a fundamental difference between "emergency" and "fascism".

Mar 28, 2016, 21:48 PM IST
Ahead of UK visit, message for Indian PM: 'Modi Not Welcome'

Ahead of UK visit, message for Indian PM: 'Modi Not Welcome'

Awaaz UK, which carried out the protest, is a grouping of organisations that have joined hand in protesting Modi's UK trip starting November 12.

Nov 10, 2015, 12:34 PM IST
Had guilty been punished for 1984, there would have been no Gujarat, Dadri incidents: Kejriwal

Had guilty been punished for 1984, there would have been no Gujarat, Dadri incidents: Kejriwal

Had the guilty been punished after the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, incidents like in Gujarat and Dadri would not have happened, Arvind Kejriwal said.

Nov 01, 2015, 16:34 PM IST

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 Guj

Oct 15, 2015, 19:31 PM IST
After being rebuked by SC, sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt tweets about 'bandwagon of evil'

After being rebuked by SC, sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt tweets about 'bandwagon of evil'

After Sanjiv Bhatt was rebuked for by SC, the sacked Gujarat cadre IPS officer tweeted about 'bandwagon of evil' on Wednesday.

Oct 14, 2015, 16:58 PM IST
Zuck, wash your hands! Why are activists sending hand sanitisers to Mark Zuckerberg?

Zuck, wash your hands! Why are activists sending hand sanitisers to Mark Zuckerberg?

Before Narendra Modi's visit to the Facebook headquarters, activists from a group which identified themselves as Alliance for Justice and Accountability (AJA), set up a website called www.zuckwashyourhands.com .

Sep 29, 2015, 23:19 PM IST

Sanjiv Bhatt granted permission to go abroad

Ahmedabad, Aug 31 (PTI) A court here today granted permission to former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt to travel to the United Kingdom for 30 days.

Aug 31, 2015, 22:41 PM IST