2002 riots: Cannot prosecute IPS officer for missing CD, SIT tells court

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".

Court acquits six in Gujarat riots case in which three British nationals were killed

A special trial court on Friday acquitted six persons in a 2002 Gujarat riots case in which three British nationals were killed.

Gujarat riots: verdict in UK nationals' killing case on Feb 27

 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.

Court acquits 68 for lack of evidence in 2002 Gujarat riot case

 A trial court on Friday acquitted all the 68 accused due to lack of evidence in a case related to the 2002 post-Godhra riot at Seshan village in Deodar tehsil of Banaskantha district.

Police wanted to arrest Setalwad but she got relief from SC

 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.

Withdraw 'concocted' case against Setalvad: CPM to Guj govt

 Condemning Gujarat police for seeking to arrest social activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, CPI(M) on Thursday demanded that the state government withdraw its "concocted" case against her.

Gulberg case: Court seeks documents on role of 4 IPS officers

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.

Gujarat HC corrects typo, says not suspended conviction of Maya Kodnani

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.

Court to decide on Gulberg survivors' plea seeking documents

 The lawyer for the survivors of 2002 Gulberg Society massacre case on Thursday sought the relevant documents from the special investigation team's closure report on its investigation of Gujarat riots.

Nanavati panel submits final report on Gujarat riots to CM Patel

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.

Godhara riots: Nanavati panel may submit final report to govt today

The final report of the Justice Nanavati Commission probing the 2002 post-Godhra riots in Gujarat is likely on Saturday.

US court's deadline for rights group to challenge Modi's “suggestion of immunity” ends today

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.

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.

Legal immunity for Modi challenged, group announces reward for serving summons

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.

US court issues summons against PM Narendra Modi on 2002 Gujarat violence
US court issues summons against PM Narendra Modi on 2002 Gujarat violence

A US court has issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his role as the Gujarat chief minister during 2002 riots, a daily reported on Friday.

SC to consider vacating order in Gujarat riots case

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.

2002 Gujarat riots: HC judge recuses from hearing Kodnani`s bail plea

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.

Beni demands fast track courts for Babri demolition, Gujarat riots

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.

Modi is a `devil`, his becoming PM will be `nightmarish`: Mamata Banerjee

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`.

See all Indians as one, will reach out to Muslim `brothers`: Narendra Modi

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.