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Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

Dec 18, 2021 Manash Ghosh

HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.

Gujarat Riots: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging SIT’s Clean Chit To PM Modi

Mar 16, 2021 Outlook Web Bureau

The plea, which was filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of slain MP Ehsan Jafri, will be heard on April 13.


2002 Gujarat Riots: Nanavati Panel Gives Clean Chit To Narendra Modi

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Bilkis Bano To Get Rs 50 Lakh Compensation, Job, Accommodation: Supreme Court To Gujarat Govt

Sep 30, 2019 IANS

The Supreme Court ordered the Gujarat government to pay Rs 50 lakh to 2002 communal riot victim Bilkis Bano, within two weeks.


Former PM Vajpayee Wanted To Dismiss Modi In 2002, Advani Opposed It: Yashwant Sinha

After the communal riots in Gujarat, then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had decided that then state chief minister Narendra Modi should resign.

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23 April, 2019

2002 Gujarat Riots: SC Asks State Govt To Give Rs 50 lakh Compensation, Job To Bilkis Bano

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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.


07 March, 2019

Babu Bajrangi, 2002 Naroda Patiya Massacre Convict, Gets Conditional Bail From SC

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A bench headed by Justice A.M. Khanwilkar today passed the order after hearing the bail plea filed by the convict. "We direct to release him (convict - Babu Bajrangi) on conditional bail," the top court said.


11 February, 2019

Supreme Court To Hear Zakia Jafri's Plea Against Clean Chit To Modi In Gujarat Riots In July

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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.


23 January, 2019

Supreme Court Grants Bail To Four Convicts In 2002 Naroda Patiya Case

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The convicts identified as Umeshbhai Bharwad, Rajkumar, Harshad and Prakashbhai Rathod are currently serving a 10-year jail term for arson and rioting.


19 November, 2018

Gujarat Riots: SC Defers Hearing On Zakia Jafri’s Plea Till Nov 26

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A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar said, "The matter will take some time for hearing. The plea will be heard on November 26".


13 November, 2018

SC To Hear Zakia Jafri’s Plea On Clean Chit To PM Modi In 2002 Gujarat Riots Case

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The Gujarat High Court had last year upheld SIT’s clean chit to Prime Minister Modi and other politicians in the 2002 Gujarat riots.


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21 April, 2018

If Acquitted Ones Are Innocent, Did We Kill Our Children, Asks 2002 Naroda Patiya Riot Victim

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In the Naroda Patiya riot, atleast 97 Muslims were killed following the Godhra riots.


20 April, 2018

2002 Naroda Patiya Riots: Gujarat High Court Acquits Maya Kodnani, Upholds Conviction Of Babu Bajrangi

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A total of 97 people were killed by rioters in Ahmedabad's Naroda Patiya area in 2002.



23 October, 2017

Bilkis Bano To Seek Higher Compensation, SC Grills Gujarat Govt Over Action Against Cops Who Botched Case

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The court directed the Gujarat government to appraise it about the departmental action taken against those cops found guilty of dereliction of duty.


09 October, 2017

Why Not Death To Jihadis Who Burnt Hindus In Godhra, Asks VHP Chief Togadia After HC Order

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Seeking capital punishment for convicts in the 2002 carnage, he said the state government should appeal in the Supreme Court before Diwali for the sake of justice to devotees of Lord Ram.


06 October, 2017

2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Allows Zakia Jafri To Appeal For New Probe Into Modi’s Role, Son Terms Ruling As ‘Victory’

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Jafri's son termed the ruling as a victory, as the court allowed the petitioners to approach an appropriate forum to seek re-investigation.


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05 October, 2017

2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Rejects Zakia Jafri's Plea Challenging SIT's Clean Chit To Modi

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Zakia and Teesta Setalvad's NGO had moved the criminal review petition against a magistrate's order upholding the clean chit given by the SIT


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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A health worker collects swab sample of a woman for COVID-19 test, amid concerns over rising Omicron cases, in Gurugram.

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Traffic jam on a road at Shalimar Bagh during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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