My arrest was politically motivated, says Maulana Abdul Quavi

In his first interaction with reporters on Sunday after being granted bail by the Gujarat High Court three days ago, Hyderabad-based cleric Maulana Abdul Quavi, who faces charges of allegedly "inciting" Muslim youth to avenge Godhra riots, said that he suspected that his arrest was politically motivated.

Godhra riots case: HC allows Centre to withdraw appeal on panel

Gujarat High Court has allowed the Centre to withdraw its appeal against an earlier order which had termed as illegal the Justice U C Banerjee Commission appointed by the then UPA government in 2004 to to probe the Godhra train burning incident.

EC issues notice to Beni, Katiyar for model code violation

Taking cognizance of their alleged controversial remarks against Narendra Modi and Azam Khan respectively in election speeches, the Election Commission on Monday issued show cause notice to Union minister Beni Prasad Verma and BJP leader Vinay Katiyar for prima facie violating the Model Code of Conduct.

Muslims can never trust Modi: Peace Party

Peace Party President Dr Ayub on Thursday attacked BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi saying Muslims of the country were afraid of him ever since the post Godhra riots in 2002.

SC satisfied with progress in nine post-Godhra riot cases

The Supreme Court on Thursday expressed satisfaction over the progress of nine cases of post-Godhra riots in Gujarat probed by Special Investigation Team (SIT) which had given clean chit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Election Commission lodges FIR for Godhra posters

The Election Commission (EC) today removed objectionable posters on Godhra riots in the outer premises of the Patna airport and lodged FIR in the matter.

Narendra Modi – Leading the race to 7 RCR

The 2014 Lok Sabha elections is all about four time chief Minister of Gujarat and BJP`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi.

`Maut ka saudagar` is apt description of Narendra Modi: Congress

Congress resurrected "maut ka saudagar" barb against Narendra Modi, blaming him for Godhra riots in Gujarat, and said the description fitted the BJP`s Prime Ministerial candidate.

Ram Vilas Paswan denies charges over interaction with Musharraf

LJP president Ram Vilas Paswan, who has returned to NDA 12 years after quitting the alliance over Godhra riots, rubbished charges that he had taken pride in introducing himself to the then Pakistan president Pervez Musharraf as the one to have done so.

Congress backs Rahul on `Modi responsible for Gujarat riots`

As expected, the Congress has backed party vice president Rahul Gandhi`s allegation that Narendra Modi was responsible for the communal riots in Gujarat in 2002.

BJP seeks to bury charges against Modi for post-Godhra riots

Seeking to bury charges against Narendra Modi, BJPon Tuesday said "falsehoods" about the Godhra train fire, the Gujarat chief minister`s reported remarks that 2002 riots were a reaction to it and his alleged orders to let Hindus vent their anger have been "exposed and rejected".

Narendra Modi should be allowed to show contrition to move on: Murthy

Infosys chief NR Narayana Murthy on Saturday said that Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi should be allowed to show a "sense of contrition" and then move on as otherwise the debate on him in the context of the post-Godhra riots would be unending.

Narendra Modi a `blot of Godhra`: Beni Prasad

Senior Congress leader and Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Friday described Narendra Modi as a "blot of Godhra".

Court order on Zakia`s protest petition set for Oct 28

A local court Tuesday reserved for October 28 its order on protest petition filed by riot victim Zakia Jafri against the closure report of the SIT giving clean chit to Gujarat CM with regards to the 2002 communal violence.

See no pain on Narenddra Modi`s face when he talks about riots: Gandhi`s granddaughter

Tara Gandhi-Bhattacharya, Mahatma Gandhi`s granddaughter on Sunday said she did not find any trace of anguish on Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi`s face when he spoke about the 2002 post-Godhra riots in his state.

Produce original registers with records of 2002 riots: Gujarat HC asks state

Gujarat High Court has asked the state government to produce original registers, related to vital intelligence records of 2002 riots, which were destroyed by it.

Congress retorts Narendra Modi: `F for fake encounter, G for Genocide`

Arrested last month after a raid on a dance bar in Goan capital Panaji, the suspended Samajwadi Party MLA from Uttar Pradesh Mahendra Singh said he was not ashamed of attending the “mujra”.

`Reluctant Modi should not be forced to apologise for riots`

An apology for the post-2002 Godhra riots must come from "within" Narendra Modi as one which is forced is worthless, Congress leader Sachin Pilot said.

Zakia`s witnesses hold grudge against Modi govt: SIT

Lawyer of the SIT which probed the Godhra train burning incident and the riots thereafter, Friday claimed that all witnesses relied upon by Zakia Jafri held a grudge against the Gujarat government.

Zakia`s witnesses hold grudge against Modi government: SIT

Lawyer of the Special Investigation Team (SIT) which probed the Godhra train burning incident and the riots thereafter, on Friday claimed that all witnesses relied upon by Zakia Jafri held a grudge against the Gujarat government.