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2002 Gujarat riots


From 'nothing wrong' to 'bad taste', experts have varied opinions on CBSE question on Gujarat riots

December 03, 2021 10:04 am

The multiple-choice question in the sociology exam asked, "The unprecedented scale and spread of anti-Muslim violence in Gujarat in 2002 took place under which government?"

Larger conspiracy orchestrated by Setalvad to defame state: Gujarat to SC

December 02, 2021 8:24 pm

The bench, also comprising Justices Dinesh Maheshwari and C T Ravikumar, is hearing an appeal filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of Congress leader Ehsan Jafri who was killed in the Gulberg Society riots.

No proof of larger conspiracy in 2002 riots, idea is to keep 'pot boiling': SIT to SC

December 02, 2021 2:49 am

“There was no evidence to establish conspiracy,” Senior Advocate Mukul Rohatgi, appearing for the SIT, told a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar.

2002 Gulberg massacre: Gujarat HC suspends life term of three more convicts

November 28, 2021 4:26 am

🔴 With this, all 11 convicts who were sentenced to life imprisonment in the case, stand released on bail pending their appeals.

Gujarat riots: Want to see SIT closure report, says Supreme Court

October 27, 2021 7:43 am

Kapil Sibal said the magistrate court had not considered Jafri’s protest petition against the SIT report. He said even the SIT, in its report, had not restricted itself to the Gulberg Society incident.

2002 riots: Police security to 25 from affected areas revoked

September 08, 2021 3:52 am

None of the 25 persons are witnesses in any case related to the riots investigated by the SIT, said a top police officer. Earlier, the Supreme Court had given discretionary powers to the SIT to provide police security to the witnesses and their families.

Gujarat communal clash: FIR registered against over 2,000 people

May 24, 2021 4:38 pm

The FIR also names 47 other persons for similar offences in connection with the incident that took place on Sunday, he said.

Was targeted as I gave Modi a clean chit: Head of 2002 riots SIT

October 29, 2020 5:14 pm

Raghavan was CBI Director from January 1999 to April 2001. He headed the SIT between 2008 and 2017. He served in Cyprus until October 2019.

Guj riots: SC fixes Apr 14 for hearing Zakia Jafri's plea against SIT's clean chit to Modi

February 04, 2020 6:39 pm

Ehsan Jafri was among the 68 people killed at Gulberg Society on February 28, 2002, a day after the S-6 Coach of the Sabarmati Express was burnt at Godhra killing 59 people and triggering riots in Gujarat.

2002 Gujarat Sardarpura riots: SC grants bail to 17 convicts, orders them to do community service

January 28, 2020 4:34 pm

The convicts, who were handed down life sentences in the Sardarpura riots case, had appealed against the Gujarat High Court order convicting them.