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.

Patel quota row: Army called as Gujarat comes to standstill; 7 killed, dozens injured
Patel quota row: Army called as Gujarat comes to standstill; 7 killed, dozens injured

Army was called in on Wednesday to help control widespread violence sparked by quota agitation by Patel community in Gujarat which has claimed seven lives even as curfew was clamped in several areas.

Sanjiv Bhatt's son lauds his dad for taking on Modi govt over 2002 Gujarat riots
Sanjiv Bhatt's son lauds his dad for taking on Modi govt over 2002 Gujarat riots

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who had taken on the Gujarat government headed by the then CM Narendra Modi over the 2002 post-Godhra riots and was recently sacked on the ground of unauthorised absence from service, on Thursday shared an emotional message from his son Shantanu Bhatt, encouraging him to continue the fight against the 'subverted system'.

Gulberg case judge visits crime scene

Sessions Judge P B Desai, who is conducting trial in the 2002 Gulberg Society riots case, on Monday visited the society in Meghaninagar area here, where 69 persons of the minority community, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, were killed by a mob.

Teesta Setalvad's NGO CJP put under 'prior permission' list

Compounding activist Teesta Setalvad's trouble, her NGO Citizens for Justice and Peace (CJP) has been put under Prior Permission category by the Home Ministry.

'Teesta Setalvad misappropriated charity funds for wine, expensive mobiles'
'Teesta Setalvad misappropriated charity funds for wine, expensive mobiles'

Gujarat police has opposed in the Supreme Court the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad, saying the social activist and her husband “misappropriated” funds meant for charity for personal expenses ranging from wine, earbuds to expensive mobile phone besides tampering with evidence.

Zee Media Exclusive with former RAW chief AS Dulat

AS Dulat, former chief of Research and Analysis Wing (RAW), in an exclusive interview with Zee Media's Ruchika Talwar, spoke on various issues, including the Kandahar hijack incident.

Dulat remarks on Gujarat riots trigger Cong-BJP war of words

Former RAW chief A S Dulat's remarks on the 2002 Gujarat riots triggered a fresh war of words between Congress and BJP, with the former demanding an apology from Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the latter terming the issue as "totally irrelevant".

Vajpayee called Gujarat riots a "mistake": Ex-RAW chief Dulat

 Former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had expressed his discontent over the 2002 Gujarat riots and called it "our mistake", according to former RAW Chief AS Dulat.

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.