2002 Gujarat riots

SC agrees to hear petition against ban on BBC docuseries

The pleas that have been also been filed by serial litigant ML Sharma, were mentioned before the bench led by CJI DY Chandrachud. 

published on : 31st January 2023

PIL filed in SC challenging Centre's decision to ban BBC documentary

He has sought direction to quash the order dated January 21, 2023, of the Ministry of the Information and Broadcasting, terming it as illegal, malafide, arbitrary and unconstitutional.

published on : 29th January 2023

DU forms panel to probe Jan 27 ruckus outside Arts Faculty over BBC documentary screening

A commotion erupted at Delhi University on Friday as students attempted to screen the controversial BBC documentary, even as police and the university administration intervened to scuttle the move.

published on : 28th January 2023

SC asks CBI, Gujarat why they want activist Teesta Setalvad, husband back in jail

The top court was hearing a batch of pleas filed by Setalvad, Anand, the Gujarat police and the CBI arising out of three FIRs lodged against the couple.

published on : 25th January 2023

Security beefed up at Delhi's Jamia over BBC documentary screening, several students detained

The university administration also issued a statement, saying no permission has been sought for the screening of the documentary and it will not be allowed.

published on : 25th January 2023

CPM youth wing says BBC documentary on PM Modi will be shown in Kerala

The announcement, on its Facebook page, by the Democratic Youth Federation of India (DYFI) comes in the wake of the Centre's directions to block multiple YouTube videos and Twitter posts with links.

published on : 24th January 2023

UK PM Rishi Sunak defends PM Modi over controversial BBC series

Sunak also snubbed Pak-origin Labour Party MP, who asked if he agreed with claims in the BBC show that some UK foreign office diplomats believed that “Modi was responsible” for the 2002 Guj riots.

published on : 19th January 2023

Chargesheet against Teesta, two others in Gujarat riots case

The Supreme Court early this month granted interim bail to Teesta who was arrested in Mumbai on June 26.

published on : 22nd September 2022

SIT files charge sheet against Teesta Setalvad, two others in Gujarat riots case

Activist Teesta Setalvad, retired Director General of Police R B Sreekumar and former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt were accused of alleged fabrication of evidence in connection with the Gujarat riots.

published on : 21st September 2022

2002 Gujarat riots: SC grants interim bail to Teesta Setalvad, asks to surrender her passport

The Supreme court noted that the relief was granted as it was a peculiar case and that she happens to be a lady. 

published on : 2nd September 2022

Supreme Court closes Gujarat 2002 riots cases, calls them infructuous

It also directed for concluding the trial pending in Naroda Gaon in accordance with law. 

published on : 31st August 2022

Bilkis Bano case: Fearing safety after release of convicts, many residents of her village move out; cops deployed

Police have increased security in Randhikpur as the men released from the jail hail from a neighbouring village, but ruled out any exodus by villagers.

published on : 24th August 2022

Bilkis case: Rahul says entire country seeing difference between PM Modi's words, deeds

What message is being given to the women of the country by those who peddle lies about 'Nari Shakti'?

published on : 17th August 2022

Teesta Setalvad moves SC for bail in Gujarat riots case, hearing on Aug 22

Former IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt is also an accused in the case.

published on : 17th August 2022

Release of Bilkis Bano case convicts: Congress asks if PM Modi believes in his own words on women's safety and respect

The party also said it embarrasses everyone in politics when office-bearers and supporters of a national political party are seen taking out a rally in favor of rapists on the streets.

published on : 16th August 2022

We were victims of politics, says Bilkis case convict day after being freed

Sentenced to life imprisonment, they were released on Monday under the Gujarat government's remission policy after completing more than 15 years in jail.

published on : 16th August 2022

Bilkis Bano's family surprised on release of convicts in case of her gang rape and kin murder

Bilkis Bano's husband Yakub Rasul said he, his current wife and five sons, the eldest now aged 20, continue to live without a fixed address, more than 20 years after the incident.

published on : 16th August 2022

Gujarat riots case: Ahmedabad court defers order on bail pleas of Teesta Setalvad, Sreekumar

SIT revealed that Teesta, Sreekumar and Sanjeev Bhatt had accepted Rs 30 lakh from late Ahmed Patel to allegedly frame then Gujarat CM Narendra Modi and destabilise his government.

published on : 26th July 2022

Setalvad was part of conspiracy to frame then-Gujarat CM Modi in 2002 riots cases: SIT to court

Setalvad was arrested last month by the Ahmedabad crime branch along with former DGP RB Sreekumar and ex-IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt for allegedly fabricating evidence.

published on : 21st July 2022

'Setalvad was part of conspiracy to frame then-Gujarat CM Modi in 2002 riots cases', claims SIT 

Setalvad used to meet the leaders of a "prominent national party in power at that time in Delhi to implicate names of senior leaders of the BJP government in riot cases", the SIT said.

published on : 21st July 2022
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