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2002 riots

Sajjan Kumar's conviction and why 1984 riots can't be compared to 2002

There are significant differences in the context of the two incidents of violence.

Dec 18, 2018, 12:11 PM IST

Gujarat govt will not pay for shrines' restoration damaged in 2002 Godhra riots, rules SC

In a relief to the Gujarat government, the Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the High Court order asking the state government to restore the religious structures damaged during the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Aug 29, 2017, 11:40 AM IST

Gujarat riots accused brought from London, sent to jail

An accused in a post-Godhra riots case in Ode village of Anand district of Gujarat was on Wednesday brought from London, where he was arrested, and produced before a local court, which remanded him in 14-day judicial custody.

Oct 19, 2016, 23:57 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'

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

Intolerance being encouraged in India; President has spoken but PM silent: Sonia Gandhi

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi, vice president Rahul Gandhi and other party leaders on Tuesday marched from Parliament House to Rashtrapati Bhavan.

Nov 03, 2015, 16:48 PM IST

PM Modi's 'short sightedness' will destroy his own govt: Congress

The Congress on Tuesday said their march to the Rashtrapati Bhawan was an attempt on their behalf to show the nation who was behind the stoking of communal flames, and warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his 'silence' was encouraging communal tendencies in the nation.

Nov 03, 2015, 13:30 PM IST

Sonia Gandhi, Rahul to lead Congress march against intolerance today

Congress chief Sonia Gandhi will request President Pranab Mukherjee to invoke his constitutional powers to stem the "atmosphere of intolerance" across the country.

Nov 03, 2015, 08:36 AM IST

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.

Aug 10, 2015, 20:03 PM IST

SIT lawyer defends closure report on Zakia Jafri's complaint

The lawyer of the Supreme Court- appointed special investigation team on Wednesday defended in the Gujarat High Court its closure report regarding the 2002 riots whjch gives a clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others.

Aug 05, 2015, 21:57 PM IST

Teesta's fund embezzlement case: SC to hear plea in July

The Supreme Court on Tuesday decided to hear in July the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad's Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots.

Apr 21, 2015, 21:14 PM IST

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".

Apr 14, 2015, 00:06 AM IST

Kodnani was present at Patiya massacre scene: SIT tells HC

Former Gujarat Minister Mayaben Kodnani was present at the Naroda Patiya riot-affected area, where 97 people were killed in the year 2002, the Supreme Court-appointed SIT's lawyer told the court here on Tuesday on the basis of testimonies of three witnesses in the case.

Apr 08, 2015, 00:39 AM IST

2002 riots: Nanavati panel report not tabled before assembly

The Gujarat Assembly's budget session ended here on Tuesday but findings of the '2002 riot probe panel' were not tabled though it was submitted four months ago.

Apr 01, 2015, 00:07 AM IST

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.

Jan 01, 2015, 22:39 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

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.

Nov 18, 2014, 21:00 PM IST

Congress takes a dig at PM Modi unveiling Mahatma Gandhi statue in Brisbane

The Congress on Sunday took a dig at Prime Minister Narendra Modi unveiling a statue of Mahatama Gandhi in Brisbane, Australia.

Nov 16, 2014, 21:34 PM IST

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.

Aug 26, 2014, 20:57 PM IST