The Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) on Monday said the former IPS officer Rahul Sharma, accused of misplacing a CD containing important data related to the 2002 post-Godhra riots, had not committed any "cognisable offence".
A special trial court is likely to pronounce verdict this week in the case related to killing of three British nationals at Prantij town in Himmatnagar district during the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat.
Gujarat crime branch officials had planned to arrest social activists Teesta Setalwad and her husband c after the High Court rejected their pre-arrest bail plea, but could not find her until she obtained relief from the Supreme Court, police sources said here today.
A court conducting the trial in the Gulberg Society riot case here on Thursday ordered the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to provide documents relating to the roles of four retired IPS officers from its closure report.
The Gujarat High Court has clarified that the conviction of former state minister Maya Kodnani -- who has been awarded a 28-year jail term by a trial court in Naroda Patiya riot case of 2002 -- was not suspended, and it was a typographical error on their part.
After 12 years since its formation and 24 extensions, the Justice Nanavati Commission on Tuesday submitted its second and final report on the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat, in which more than 1000 people, mostly from a minority community were killed, to Chief Minister Anandiben Patel.
The deadline set by the US court for the petitioners to respond to the “suggestion of immunity” to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, for his alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots when he was the chief minister, ends on Tuesday.
Challenging US officials' contention that Prime Minister Narendra Modi enjoyed immunity from lawsuits in US courts, a US-based group announced a $10,000 reward for successfully serving a US court's summons on him.
The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would consider lifting order staying the pronouncment of judgement by the trial court in one of the 2002 riot cases in Gujarat in which three British nationals were killed by a mob after knowing that they belonged to a particular community.
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.
Welcoming Centre`s decision to constitute a judicial commission to probe `snoopgate` issue, Union minister Beni Prasad Verma on Saturday demanded fast track courts to punish those guilty of demolishing disputed structure in Ayodhya and the post Godhra riots.
Further escalating the war of words between her party Trinamool Congress and the BJP, West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Monday said that Narendra Modi is a `devil` and his becoming the prime minister will be `nightmarish`.
Narendra Modi Tuesday said he would reach out to Muslim "brothers" like any other citizen of the country and made it clear that the contentious issues of Ram Temple and Uniform Civil Code would be addressed with the Constitutional framework.