Gujarat riot

Gujarat riot story in DU syllabus sparks a row

The final decision will be taken by the Executive Council on July 20, a day before the new session will begin at DU.

published on : 14th July 2019

What about Gujarat riots, Owaisi asks Modi

Owaisi was reacting to Modi slamming Congress President Rahul Gandhi's advisor Sam Pitroda for his remark on the anti-Sikh riots.

published on : 11th May 2019

Vajpayee wanted to sack then-Gujarat CM Modi in 2002 but Advani stalled it: Yashwant Sinha

The former Union Minister also dismissed the controversy over the alleged misuse of INS Viraat by former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as a non-issue.

published on : 10th May 2019

Bilkis Bano says will donate compensation money to help other rape survivors 

The apex court also directed the state government to provide her a government job and accommodation, according to the rules. 

published on : 25th April 2019

Compensate Gujarat riot victim Bilkis Bano with Rs 50 lakh, job, house: SC to Rupani government

A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi was informed by the Gujarat government that action has been taken against the erring police officials in the case.

published on : 23rd April 2019

People refused to translate 2002 Gujarat riots book: Ex-DGP R B Sreekumar

Noted Dalit writer and poet Raman Vaghela finally agreed to translate the book into Gujarati, said the former Director General of Police of Gujarat, R B Sreekumar.

published on : 19th April 2019

SC declines urgent hearing on Hardik Patel's plea to stay conviction in 2015 rioting case

The bench also comprising Justices M M Shantanagoudar and Navin Sinha told the counsel appearing for Patel that there was no urgency in hearing the matter.

published on : 2nd April 2019

Lok Sabha elections: Hardik Patel pleads SC to suspend his conviction in 2015 riot case

Patel, in his petition, stated that the apex court should urgently hear his petition because the last date and filing of the nomination papers for Lok Sabha elections 2019, is April 04.

published on : 1st April 2019

Bilkis Bano gang rape case: SC asks Gujarat government to complete disciplinary action against cops

Bilkis, who was five months pregnant at the time, was gang raped during the 2002 riots while six other members of her family managed to escape from the mob.

published on : 29th March 2019

Godhra train burning case: Court sentences convict Yakub Pataliya to life imprisonment

The court of Special SIT judge H C Vora convicted Yakub Pataliya based on submissions made earlier in the case by five other accused.

published on : 20th March 2019

No bogie set afire to recreate 2002 Godhra train burning  for documentary shoot: Railways

Their clarification came after some media reports said an unused railway coach was Sunday set ablaze at Pratapnagar station in Vadodara during the enactment of the Godhra train burning incident.

published on : 4th March 2019

2002 Gujarat riots: SC to hear Zakia Jafri's plea against clean chit to Narendra Modi in July

On February 8, 2012, the SIT filed a closure report, giving a clean chit to Modi and 63 others, including senior government officials, saying there was "no prosecutable evidence" against them.

published on : 11th February 2019

Gujarat riots: Naroda Patiya massacre convict Babu Bajrangi in bad shape, cops tell SC

Bajrangi has claimed that he was in "unsound physical condition", having permanent blindness and had undergone bypass surgery recently.

published on : 31st January 2019

SC to hear Zakia Jafri's plea against clean chit to PM Modi in Gujarat riots after 4 weeks

Zakia, the wife of Ehsan Jafri, an ex-MP who was killed in one of the worst incidents during the riots, has challenged the Gujarat High Court's October 5, 2017, order rejecting her plea.

published on : 15th January 2019

2002 Gujarat riots: Judge P.B. Desai ignored evidence, says activist Harsh Mander

He says that 'the learned judge', who retired in December 2017, overlooked statements by surviving witnesse.

published on : 9th January 2019
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