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.
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.
December 14, 2019 9:06 am
The Commission cites instances where people, who were trying to go about their normal lives “inspite of the bandh” (a phrase that repeats in the report a couple of times), were attacked.
December 12, 2019 12:50 pm
The Commission also observed that “...about 50% of the incidents happened in villages... In most of the cases, Hindu mobs attacked properties belonging to Muslims. In about 10 to 12 incidents, Hindu and Muslim mobs attacked each other”.
December 12, 2019 12:42 pm
A total of 597 offences were registered at different police stations in Vadodara city between February 27, 2002 and May 31, 2002, with 49 persons getting killed and 285 injured, as per the report.
December 12, 2019 12:25 pm
The report gave a clean chit to the police, BJP, VHP and Bajrang Dal and stated that the incidents occurred because of anger on account of the Godhra train burning incident of February 27, 2002.
December 12, 2019 5:49 am
Nanavati Commission cited instances to prove that in fact the Hindus were either assaulted for helping Muslims or they alerted the Muslims about possible attacks.
December 12, 2019 4:36 am
Modi told the Commission that in his capacity as chief minister and home minister of Gujarat, he was “personally reviewing the situation continuously by holding appraisal/review meetings” with senior government and police officials.
December 12, 2019 9:43 am
The Commission has cited statements of two former IPS officers — R B Sreekumar and Rahul Sharma — whose evidence, otherwise, was rejected by it.
December 12, 2019 9:44 am
The report points to the role of the then JCP, mentioning how the senior police officer left Naroda Patiya and Gulberg Society areas, which were under his jurisdiction, just before the violence and returned only after the killings.