Gulberg Society Massacre

Gulberg mob frenzy started in the morning, no trace of Jafri firing

Special SIT court judge PB Desai's verdict in the Gulberg Society massacre states that the mob of thousands which killed 69 people would not have attacked the residents had former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri not fired at them from his private revolver, but witnesses and police records have said the killing spree started in the colony right in the morning and the firing could have happened only in the afternoon.

Jun 18, 2016, 23:37 PM IST
Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence for 24 convicts to be announced today

Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence for 24 convicts to be announced today

The Gulberg Society massacre is one of the nine cases of the 2002 Gujarat violence probed by the Supreme Court-appointed SIT. 

Jun 17, 2016, 07:58 AM IST
Gulberg society massacre convict surrenders before SIT court, sent to judicial custody

Gulberg society massacre convict surrenders before SIT court, sent to judicial custody

A convict in the 2002 Gulberg society massacre case, who had jumped the temporary bail granted to him in December last year, today surrendered before a special SIT court here.

Jun 13, 2016, 14:43 PM IST
Gulberg massacre: Defence seeks minimum punishment as court defers judgement to Friday

Gulberg massacre: Defence seeks minimum punishment as court defers judgement to Friday

Sixty-nine people were killed in the Gulberg Society massacre in the heart of Ahmedabad in 2002 riots. 

Jun 09, 2016, 14:32 PM IST
Gulberg society massacre: Quantum of punishment likely today

Gulberg society massacre: Quantum of punishment likely today

A mob of 400 people attacked the Gulberg society in the heart of Ahmedabad and killed the residents on February 27, 2002.

Jun 09, 2016, 08:55 AM IST
Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence likely on Thursday

Gulberg Society massacre: Quantum of sentence likely on Thursday

A mob of 400 people attacked the Gulberg society in the heart of Ahmedabad and killed the residents during Gujarat riots.

Jun 08, 2016, 19:14 PM IST

Gulberg verdict triggers war of words between BJP, Congress

The verdict in Gulberg Society riot case on Thursday sparked a war of words between BJP and Congress in Gujarat with the ruling party terming the judgement as a "clean chit" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Opposition accusing the then state government of "inciting" people to kill minority community members during the riots.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Gulberg Society verdict only half justice, says Congress

The Congress too on Thursday sought to echo its former MP Ehsan Jafri's widow Zakia Jafri's description of a Gujarat court verdict in the Gulberg Housing Society massacre in Ahmedabad as "half justice" to the victims.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:11 AM IST
24 held guilty, 36 freed in Gulberg society massacre, conspiracy charges against all dropped; Zakia ​Jafri calls it 'half justice'

24 held guilty, 36 freed in Gulberg society massacre, conspiracy charges against all dropped; Zakia ​Jafri calls it 'half justice'

Fourteen years after an armed mob set ablaze the Gulberg Housing Society, massacring 69 people a special Gujarat court on Thursday convicted 24 people but rejected the serious prosecution charge of conspiracy.

Jun 03, 2016, 00:00 AM IST
Ahmedabad court rejects plea to make four ex-cops accused in Gulberg Society case

Ahmedabad court rejects plea to make four ex-cops accused in Gulberg Society case

A special court in Ahmedabad has rejected a plea made by survivors of the 2002 Gulberg Society massacre to declare four former police officers accused for alleged negligence in duty.

Jun 02, 2015, 13:04 PM IST

SIT submits in court Gulberg Society massacre case documents

The Supreme Court-appointed special investigation team on Tuesday submitted documents related to the Gulberg Society massacre case of 2002 riots in the special trial court here.

Dec 09, 2014, 20:53 PM IST

SIT resisting evidence against cops: Riot victims

Sairaben Sandhi, a victim and one of Gulberg Society massacre`s prime witnesses, today filed an affidavit in the Gujarat High Court opposing the SIT`s petition challenging the trial court order.

Nov 02, 2012, 23:00 PM IST

Gulberg case: SIT told to submit report by June 27

A trial court hearing the Gulberg Society massacre case Monday directed the Supreme Court-appointed SIT to submit by June 27 the report of its investigations into the 2002 riot case.

Jun 18, 2012, 22:09 PM IST

‘Case against Modi in 2002 riots should be closed’

Arun Jaitley, Thursday said that if reports suggesting that SIT has given a clean chit to Narendra Modi are true, then the case should be closed.

Feb 09, 2012, 13:05 PM IST

Gulberg riots: Fresh pleas filed in Zakia case

The SIT, which is probing 2002 riots, Wednesday, submitted the report in a sealed envelope by SIT in a magisterial court here as by the apex court.

Feb 09, 2012, 12:05 PM IST

Gulberg case: SIT gives clean chit to Modi?

The Supreme Court-appointed SIT filed its final report on Wedbesday in Ahmedabad court on Zakia Jafri`s complaint against Narendra Modi and others.

Feb 09, 2012, 09:35 AM IST