Friday, Sep 30, 2022

Zakia Jafri


Gulberg Society case: 69 dead, 30 missing, all those convicted out on bail

July 01, 2022 7:00 pm

Around 69 people were killed in the attack on the housing complex in Ahmedabad's Meghaninagar area on February 28, 2002, and the case was one of those investigated by the Supreme Court-appointed SIT, which later cleared the Modi government of any role in the riots.

Gujarat 2002 cases | Moving key riot trials out to indicting state: What Supreme Court once said and did

June 28, 2022 11:57 am

Yet it was the Supreme Court which, through hearings and orders over the years, called for “fair and impartial investigation” into the riots cases. Two cases — of the Best Bakery and Bilkis Bano — were moved out of Gujarat to Maharashtra.

3 days later, Cong says SC's Zakia verdict 'disappointing', party stands by family

June 28, 2022 7:10 am

The Congress had reacted cautiously to the Supreme Court’s judgment on Friday, agreeing with the findings of the SIT appointed by it that there was no “larger conspiracy” behind the riots.

‘Satyamev Jayate’: BJP hails rejection of Zakia plea

June 25, 2022 12:59 am

Quoting Gujarat BJP president CR Paatil, a party release said, “One more attempt to link Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the 2002 riots with malafide political intentions has failed...”

SC dismisses Zakia Jafri's plea against clean chit to Narendra Modi in 2002 riots case: A timeline of how it played out

June 24, 2022 2:44 pm

Ehsan Jafri, a former MP, was among 68 killed at Gulberg Society in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002, a day after a coach of the Sabarmati Express was burnt at Godhra, killing 59 people and triggering riots in the state.

'No larger conspiracy behind Gujarat riots': SC rejects Zakia Jafri plea against clean chit to Modi

June 25, 2022 4:47 am

Top court says, "(Charge) of larger criminal conspiracy at highest level stands collapsed like a house of cards"

Godhra riots plea: Nobody raised questions before, Setalvad driving plea, SIT tells SC

December 10, 2021 6:27 am

🔴 Rohatgi said that the SIT had given one report in 2010 concluding that there was no cognisable material.

Didn’t cite 2002 riots larger conspiracy while deposing in Gulberg case since only was witness: Zakia to SC

December 09, 2021 7:29 am

🔴 Senior advocate Kapil Sibal, who appeared for Jafri, told a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar that being a prosecution witness, she had to confine her statements to what she knew about the particular case.

Zakia Jafri plea on Godhra riots: Absurd to say train burning orchestrated by Hindu groups, SIT tells SC

November 26, 2021 12:13 pm

🔴 “Or you are saying this train burning was also orchestrated? That can’t be (true), because the train was delayed by five hours and was only going to stop for two minutes,” he submitted. “They could not have known...It’s absurd...”

Did not shield anyone in 2002 post-Godhra riots, left no stone unturned: SIT to top court

November 24, 2021 9:23 pm

“We were not shielding anybody,” senior advocate Mukul Rohtagi, appearing for the SIT, told a bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar.