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Godhra riots

For Godhra Muslims, development is key poll issue; Past long buried

Godhra town falls under Panchmahal Lok Sabha seat, which goes to polls on April 23 along with 25 other parliamentary constituencies in Gujarat. All the seats are currently held by the BJP.

Apr 21, 2019, 13:58 PM IST

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

2002 Gujarat riots probe: SC relieves SIT chief RK Raghavan

The Supreme Court on Thursday allowed RK Raghavan, who was heading the apex court appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe 2002 Gujarat riots cases, to be relieved from the duty of heading the team.

Apr 13, 2017, 11:45 AM IST

Court acquits 26 in post-Godhra Riots Case citing lack of ''enough'' evidence''

Sabarmati Express was torched at the Godhra Railway Station on February 27, 2002.

Feb 03, 2017, 18:35 PM IST

Naroda Gam riots: Supreme Court orders Gujarat court to complete trial within six months

The Supreme Court on Monday ordered a Gujarat lower court to complete the trial of the 2002 Naroda Gam massacre case within six months.

Sep 19, 2016, 15:59 PM IST

HC sentences 7 to life imprisonment in a post-Godhra riot case

The Gujarat High Court today sentenced seven persons to life imprisonment in a case related to the 2002 post-Godhra riots at Viramgam in the district where three people had been killed.

Jul 25, 2016, 22:53 PM IST

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

Babri demolition, Godhra riots led youths to al Qaeda: Delhi Police

Indians joining al Qaeda were moved by the 1992 Babri mosque demolition and 2002 Godhra riots and were committed to establish base of terror outfit al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) here, Delhi Police has told a court here.

Jun 12, 2016, 09:23 AM IST

Gulbarg society massacre: Hearing on quantum of punishment for 24 convicts adjourned to June 9

An Ahmedabad court had convicted 24 of the 66 accused in the 2002 post-Godhra Gulbarg society riots case.

Jun 06, 2016, 08:47 AM IST

Godhra train carnage: Main conspirator Farooq Bhana, absconding since 2002, arrested by Gujarat ATS

The ghastly train attack had triggered widespread riots in Gujarat in which over 1,000 people were killed.

May 18, 2016, 12:39 PM IST

14 years on, 31 acquitted in two post-Godhra riots cases

Sessions judge N M Parmar pronounced the verdict, saying there wasn't enough evidence.

Apr 04, 2016, 19:49 PM IST

Panel discussion on Sanjiv Bhatt's plea rejected by Supreme Court

In a scathing judgment, the Supreme Court ripped apart sacked IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt's claims about a “collusion” between high State functionaries in the then Narendra Modi government and the Guj

Oct 15, 2015, 19:31 PM IST

Gujarat HC reserves order on Teesta's plea for defreezing bank accounts

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday reserved its order on petitions of activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband Javed Anand for defreezing their personal bank accounts as well as those of their NGOs, Sabrang Trust and Citizens for Justice and Peace.

Oct 06, 2015, 19:26 PM IST

SC begins hearing on pleas of ex-IPS Sanjiv Bhatt

The Supreme Court on Wednesday commenced hearing on the pleas of dismissed Gujarat Cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking apex court-monitored SIT probe into allegation of misuse of state machinery during 2002 post- Godhra riots and the alleged role of top BJP and RSS functionaries and some senior bureaucrats.

Sep 16, 2015, 20:21 PM IST

Supreme Court to hear pleas of ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt today

The Supreme Court will on Tuesday hear the pleas of dismissed Gujarat Cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt seeking SIT probe into allegation of misuse of state machinery during 2002 post-Godhra riots and the alleged roles of top BJP and RSS functionaries and some senior bureaucrats.

Sep 15, 2015, 08:29 AM IST

Gulberg Society case: Two accused want to undergo narco test

Two accused in the 2002 Gulberg Society riot case on Thursday filed an application before the special trial court here, seeking to undergo narco-analysis and brain-mapping tests to prove their innocence.

Jul 23, 2015, 22:28 PM IST

Gujarat HC bench recuses from Naroda Patiya riots case

 A two-member Gujarat High Court bench on Wednesday recused itself from hearing appeals in Naroda Patiya case of 2002 riots, with the judges saying that some of the accused tried to approach them.

Jul 15, 2015, 16:23 PM IST

Best Bakery case witness puts ex-DGP Sreekumar in dock

A key witness in the 2002 Best Bakery case--Yasmin Sheikh--has sought investigation against former Gujarat DGP R B Sreekumar, alleging that he gave misleading information for personal gains to the Nanavati Commission, which was probing post-Godhra violence.

Jun 26, 2015, 19:03 PM IST

Gujarat: All 6 accused acquitted in British nationals' killing case

A special trial court here on Friday acquitted all six accused in the 2002 post-Godhra riots case in which three British nationals and their Indian driver were killed at Prantij town in Gujarat's Sabarkantha district, for want of evidence against them.

Feb 27, 2015, 14:24 PM IST