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.
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.
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.
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...”
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.
June 25, 2022 4:47 am
Top court says, "(Charge) of larger criminal conspiracy at highest level stands collapsed like a house of cards"
December 10, 2021 6:27 am
🔴 Rohatgi said that the SIT had given one report in 2010 concluding that there was no cognisable material.
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.
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...”
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.