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Lok Sabha elections: Old wounds ‘drying slowly’ amid faultlines in Godhra

Godhra is Ground Zero in more ways than one. Here, the divisions fostered by politics, riots, and “uneven development”, are frozen in the town’s geography.

Muslim wife of Hindu man abducted in Godhra

While lodging a complaint against unknown people, Rajendra Senwa (25), the husband of Ujma Hafis Ismail Patel, had told police that he was suspicious of Ujma’s elder brother and father’s involvement in the abduction.


Godhra verdict: 'If we say anything, police will come to question us'

When their sentences were commuted to life Monday, Signal Falia went largely silent, with members of most of the convicts’ families shutting their doors and refusing to speak to visitors.

Gujarat Files: Sting claims political pressure in Gujarat riots

Rana Ayyub says she did not release the sting tapes saying she would give them to investigating agencies if they asked for it.

Congress not to contest five Muslim-dominated wards in Godhra

Muslims account for nearly 40 per cent of the population of Godhra.

Godhra to bar Muslims, garba banners say: Daughter before my eyes

The BJP and RSS affiliates are urging Godhra residents to organise the traditional or sheri garba to restrict entry and “maintain the purity of the event”.


Gujarat: Internet services in Godhra suspended for 24 hours

Godhra police said that keeping in mind the sensitivity of the issue on the occasion of Ganesh visarjans in some parts of the district, the internet services were suspended.

2002 Godhra riots: IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt who took on Gujarat govt is sacked

Sanjiv Bhatt had taken on the Gujarat government headed by Narendra Modi over the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Engineering student says he will avenge Godhra incident on social media, gets arrested

The student was remanded in police custody for four days.

Godhra police arrest 4 for forging documents to aid Pakistani nations seeking Indian visa

Godhra has seen of late a sharp jump in the number of Pakistani nationals visiting the town.

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Gulbarg Society revisited: Photos that give a glimpse of the carnage of 2002

The Gulberg Society case is one of the nine of the 2002 riots probed by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team.