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SC grants bail to four convicts in 2002 Naroda Patiya case

January 24, 2019 3:32 am

A bench granted bail to the four convicts — Umeshbhai Surabhai Bharwad, Rajkumar, Padmendrasinh Jaswantsinh Rajput and Harshad alias Mungda Jila Govind Chhara Parmar.

Day after acquittal: Witnesses tutored, was confident would not be convicted, says Maya Kodnani

April 22, 2018 2:17 am

Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani on Saturday said that she could not imagine that she would be convicted by the trial court in the Naroda Patiya massacre of 2002, as the witnesses were “tutored”.

Naroda Patiya case: Trial court presumed Maya Kodnani’s guilt, sought reasons to support its belief, says HC

April 22, 2018 2:18 am

The High Court has held that Kodnani’s conviction was based on “inferences, conjectures and surmises, and not on substantive evidence led by the witnesses”.

BJP plans to bring Maya Kodnani back to active politics

April 21, 2018 8:03 am

A three-time MLA from Naroda constituency, Kodnani became Minister of State for Women and Child Development in 2007 but had to resign after the Supreme Court-appointed SIT summoned her in 2009.

Naroda Patiya verdict: Closeted in her bungalow, Maya Kodnani had ‘tears of joy’ in her eyes

April 21, 2018 7:40 am

After she was arrested by the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) in the case, Kodnani and her family isolated themselves from public interactions.

Naroda Patiya verdict: ‘After today, no one here feels safe...but nowhere to go’

April 21, 2018 8:00 am

Eyewitnesses who testified live in fear, allege injustice by government

Naroda Patiya case verdict HIGHLIGHTS: Of 29 accused, Gujarat High Court upheld convictions of 12

April 20, 2018 7:12 pm

Naroda Patiya massacre case: A division bench of the Gujarat High Court on Friday acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya massacre case. It found Babubhai Patel alias Babu Bajrangi guilty and upheld his conviction.

Naroda Patiya massacre: Gujarat High Court to pronounce judgment in case today

April 20, 2018 10:19 am

Former BJP leader Maya Kodnani, Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi and 29 others were convicted in 2012 by a special trial court.

Naroda Patiya riots case: Hearing over, Gujarat HC reserves verdict

August 31, 2017 8:57 am

While all the convicts have appealed against their convictions, the SIT has filed petitions for enhancing sentences of three convicts, including former Bajrang Dal leader Babu Bajrangi.

Gujarat HC judges visit Naroda Patiya riot spot

June 09, 2017 5:07 am

On Wednesday, the bench had passed an order about their visit and had directed prosecution lawyers to maintain confidentiality.