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Changed by 2002 riots, Ahmedabad school now has shades of rainbow

The school, which runs primary and higher secondary schools in English and Hindi medium all from the same building, claims to be among the oldest schools of old Ahmedabad, which started a school only for girls in the beginning.

2002 riots: Decision on Maya Kodnani’s plea likely today

Mysorewala, now retired, was the first investigating officer in the case who had testified that Kodnani was not present at the spot when the riots broke out. His claim was contrary to what was alleged against Kodnani in the Naroda Gam case.


2002 riots: Maya Kodnani files petition to recall witness, SIT opposes

On the other hand, the SIT, in its reply, has opposed the application, stating that the “defence in order to fill up a lacuna wants to recall the witness.

Teesta's fund embezzlement case : Supreme Court constitutes 3-judge bench

The Supreme Court has constituted a three-judge bench to hear afresh the anticipatory bail plea of Teesta Setalvad and her husband in the case of alleged embezzlement of funds for a museum at Ahmedabad’s Gulbarg Society that was devastated in the 2002 riots. The apex court registry issued a notice listing the matter for hearing […]

Godhra riots: Nanavati report gives clean chit to Narendra Modi, says no need to summon him

Asked why he did not summon Modi, Nanavati said, “The question is, is there a justification to call anybody?”

CAT questions chargesheet against whistleblower cop

2002 riots: Says chargesheet against DIG Rahul Sharma not signed by the then chief minister Narendra Modi.


No question

Modi was not asked any direct questions on his role in or accountability for the 2002 riots.

Story from Bhajpur

Here, the MGNREGA and ration card are the people’s lifelines.

2002 riots case: Zakia Jafri moves HC against SIT clean chit to Narendra Modi

Metropolitan magistrate had rejected Jafri's protest petition challenging the SIT clean chit to Modi.

In ‘napunsak’ jibe, a familiar but potent political punch

Modi is reported to have himself said, “If women are feeling unsafe, we are not fit to call ourselves mard.”