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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 10:42

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 31, 2014, 08:44

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 22:53

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 30, 2014, 16:13

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

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 09:44

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 Gujarat riots: HC judge recuses from hearing Kodnani`s bail plea

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 15:50

A single judge bench of the Gujarat High Court Tuesday recused itself from hearing a plea by former state minister Maya Kodnani, convicted in the 2002 Naroda Patia riot case, seeking regular bail on the ground of her ill-health.

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 10:03

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

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 21:59

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 26, 2014, 00:46

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

Last Updated: Saturday, June 21, 2014, 08:58

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

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 18, 2014, 21:32

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

Last Updated: Thursday, June 12, 2014, 23:22

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.