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2002 Godhra riots


On bail for spiritual work, convicts of post-Godhra riot case reach MP

February 12, 2020 2:17 am

On March 1, 2002, 23 people were burnt alive in Ode village of Gujarat's Anand district, two days after the Godhra train carnage.

Nanavati Commission report tabled in Assembly: ‘Mistrust grew due to history of communal violence since 1714’

December 13, 2019 5:08 am

The two historic cities of Gujarat - Ahmedabad and Vadodara - faced the worst violence during the 2002 riots, with a total of 442 and 49 people getting killed respectively over a span of three months.

Explained: What the Nanavati Commission says about Modi, IPS officers and NGOs

December 12, 2019 11:31 am

The report has also cleared Narendra Modi of the charges of "tampering with evidence" when he visited the burnt S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express train on February 27, 2002, the day when 58 passengers, mostly kar sevaks returning from Ayodhya, were burnt alive in it.

Top news today evening: Chandrayaan-2’s Moon landing tonight, another IAS officer quits and many more

September 06, 2019 6:47 pm

Another IAS officer quits, says fundamental building blocks of democracy being compromised; off-duty pilot comes to rescue of delayed flight, hailed as a ‘legend’: Here are the top stories of the evening today.

2002 Godhra riots: Gujarat govt to table final report in Assembly

September 06, 2019 3:11 pm

The final report was handed over by the commission, to the then chief minister Anandiben Patel on November 2014, months after Narendra Modi was elected as prime minister that year.

Bilkis Bano case: IPS officer sacked a day before retirement

June 07, 2019 4:06 pm

The 60-year-old officer, who was to retire on May 31, was serving as Deputy Commissioner of Police (Traffic) with the Ahmedabad police when his dismissal order came, said M R Soni, Deputy Secretary (Inquiry), Gujarat Home Department.

Pulwama terror attack a BJP conspiracy like 2002 Godhra riots, says Shankersinh Vaghela

May 02, 2019 3:13 pm

"The vehicle with RDX which was used in Pulwama attack was bearing the registration initial of Gujarat — GJ. Godhra was a conspiracy," ANI quoted Vaghela as saying. 

Gujarat HC disposes of plea seeking amendment to Gulberg petition

March 28, 2019 7:48 am

The court’s reasoning was based on its observation that as far as criminal appeals are concerned, it is not necessary to include every ground of argument in the petition, thereby allowing the said amendments to be argued by the petitioners during the final hearing.

At Godhra rail yard, a man remembers the dead, others vow never to forget them

February 28, 2019 5:16 am

The Godhra train fire had sparked a spate of communal riots in the state in which nearly 1,200 people, mostly from the Muslim community, were killed.

Godhra riots: Supreme Court to hear plea against clean chit to Modi, others after LS polls

February 12, 2019 2:09 am

The bench said it was up to the petitioners and said that “at the request of senior advocate Kapil Sibal, for the petitioners, hearing is deferred.