Godhra Muslims earn living by crafting 'dandiyas' for Navratri

A large number of Muslim craftsmen in Godhra city, which was the epicenter of the 2002 riots, earn livelihood by making 'dandiyas' (wooden sticks) for Navratri, Gujarat's most popular festival of the Hindus.

Shiv Sena MP compares force-feeding controversy to Godhra

Amidst criticism over force-feeding a Muslim staffer of Maharashtra Sadan who was observing the Ramzan fast, a Shiv Sena MP likened the incident to the Godhra train burning incident in Gujarat.

BJP shouts down Owaisi as he mentions Godhra, Ishrat Jahan

Mention of Godhra riots, Ishrat Jahan and Babri Masjid demolition created uproar in the Lok Sabha Wednesday with MIM chief and Hyderabad MP Asaduddin Owaisi raking up these issues during debate on President`s address.

Gujarat riots: SC refuses plea questioning SIT clean chit to Narendra Modi

In a breather to Narendra Modi, the Supreme Court refused to entertain a plea questioning the Special Investigation Team probe giving clean chit to the Gujarat Chief Minister in 2002 riots in the state.

Narendra Modi need not apologise for Gujarat riots: Salman Khan

Bollywood superstar Salman Khan, after appearing with Narendra Modi at a kite festival, has now reportedly said that the Gujarat Chief Minister need not apologise for the post-Godhra riots in Gujarat in 2002.

2002 Dipda Darwaza riots case: HC grants bail to 21 convicts

The Gujarat High Court has granted conditional bail to all 21 people who were convicted and sent to life term in a case relating to the 2002 Deepda Darwaza riots in which 11 persons of a family were killed.

Modi will always be identified as conspirator of Gujarat riots: Beni

Union Steel Minister Beni Prasad Verma on Friday said that BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi would always be seen through the prism of Gujarat riots, despite his concerted efforts to project a more acceptable image to the public.

KPS Gill has not given a clean chit to Narendra Modi: Digvijay Singh

Congress General Secretary Digvijay Singh on Saturday said former Punjab DGP KPS Gill has not given a clean chit to Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi on 2002 riots, but highlighted the mistake and incompetence of the police.

Congress raises Godhra issue, says Modi`s Bihar visit reflects double standards

The Congress on Saturday termed BJP prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi`s visit to Bihar to meet the families of those killed in the Patna serial blasts to be a `political stunt`.

Gujarat HC grants bail to three convicts of Godhra train burning case

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted bail to three people who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning case which had triggered communal riots in the state.

2,500 people killed, 28,000 injured in riots in last decade

In an alarming trend, more than 2,500 people have been killed in incidents of communal violence in the country since 2002, out of which 107 lost their lives this year alone.

Enough evidence to prosecute Modi: Zakia`s lawyer submits

The lawyer of Zakia Jafri on Wednesday submitted his written submissions before the metropolitan magistrate.

SIT disregarded police inaction during riots: Zakia`s lawyer

Lawyer of Zakia Jafri said the SC-appointed SIT completely ignored the aspect of police inaction during the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Tewari asks SAD to clarify stand on Punjabi farmers in Gujarat

Information and Broadcasting Minister Manish Tewari asked the Shiromani Akali Dal in Punjab to clarify its stand on Punjabi farmers in Gujarat who were being "threatened with Godhra-like consequences" if they refused to leave.

Abductor of two boys arrested, sent to police custody

A man involved in the kidnapping of two young boys from Gadhchundadi village of Godhra taluka in neighbouring Panchmahal district, has been arrested and sent to two days` police custody.

Narendra Modi conspired to instigate Hindus post Godhra: Zakia`s lawyer

Ehsan Jafri, Zakia`s husband and former Congress MP, was one of those who were slain during the riots across Gujarat after the Godhra incident.

‘Sunil Joshi planned to kill Justice Banerjee`

Alleged Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) activist Sunil Joshi wanted to kill Justice U C Banerjee who headed an inquiry commission on Godhra train burning case.

Gujarat govt issues show cause notice to IPS officer Rahul Sharma

Gujarat government has issued a show cause notice to IPS officer Rahul Sharma, asking him to explain alleged irregularities during his posting as DIG (Armed Unit) at Rajkot, a top officer said.

Court refused bail to convict in Bilkis Bano case

A division bench of Justices NH Patil and AR Joshi was hearing a petition filed by Bipinchandra Joshi, one of the convicts undergoing life sentence.

Maulvi Umarji of Godhra passes away

Maulvi Hussain Umarji, the cleric who was branded as the `key conspirator` of 2002 Sabarmati Express carnage but was later acquitted, died in Godhra after prolonged illness, his family said on Monday.