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Bilkis Bano


Give Bilkis Bano job, compensation in two weeks: SC to Gujarat

October 01, 2019 4:26 am

A bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi asked Solicitor General Tushar Mehta, who appeared for the state, why it had not complied with its April 23 order regarding compensation.

2002 riots: SC asks Gujarat to give compensation, job & accommodation to Bilkis Bano

September 30, 2019 2:02 pm

A bench headed by Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi asked the Gujarat government as to why it has not given the compensation, job and accommodation to Bilkis despite the apex court's April 23 order.

After Bilkis: 100-plus hearings since Dec 2010, waiting to tell her story

June 09, 2019 6:56 am

One is yet to be even called to testify. The other has seen her case dragged to HC. But, in the order giving relief to Bilkis, there is a glimmer of hope for other alleged gangrape cases of Gujarat 2002: “Fight for justice is never in vain”. AISHWARYA MOHANTY reports

Courts must censure wrongful behaviour of the state

April 27, 2019 9:37 am

It is duty of the constitutional courts to make appropriate observations about inappropriate functioning of the state and its administration.

Will use compensation to create fund for rape victims: Bilkis Bano

April 25, 2019 6:57 am

The Supreme Court had on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to provide the exemplary compensation to Bano and her family within two weeks, along with a government job and accommodation of her choice.

Bilkis Bano's fight for justice, dignity and equality keeps alive the idea of citizenship

April 25, 2019 9:02 am

Bilkis Bano is the quintessential Indian our Constitution demands us to be. She may be unlettered but she understands the spirit of the Preamble. She understands the weight of the words, “We, the people of India”.

Justice for Bilkis Bano

April 25, 2019 12:07 am

That the Supreme Court had a pro-active role in ensuring justice in her case is a reminder — and a pointer

Bilkis Bano gets 50-lakh riot compensation from SC, votes first time since 2002

April 24, 2019 7:42 am

“I could never exercise my right to vote because we were constantly on the move. Today, I have cast my vote and my vote is for the unity of the country... ," Bilkis Bano said.

Who is 2002 Gujarat riots survivor Bilkis Bano?

April 23, 2019 3:51 pm

Bano had earlier refused to accept the offer of Rs 5 lakh and had sought exemplary compensation from the state government in a plea before the top court.

Bilkis Bano rape case: SC gives Gujarat govt 6 weeks to reply on action against cops

November 25, 2017 7:56 am

A pregnant Bilkis Bano was gangraped on March 3, 2002, in Randhikpur village while fleeing the violence in the aftermath of the Godhra train burning. Fourteen members of her family were killed.