Five years after it was submitted, Nanavati Commission final report on Godhra train burning and Gujarat riots is tabled, giving a clean chit to then CM Modi. What are its broad findings, and what took it so long?
The report has also cleared Narendra Modi of the charges of "tampering with evidence" when he visited the burnt S-6 coach of the Sabarmati Express train on February 27, 2002, the day when 58 passengers, mostly kar sevaks returning from Ayodhya, were burnt alive in it.
Mahendra converted along with his wife Jagruti and two-year-old daughter. “My wife and I concluded that this discrimination was because of the caste-based hierarchy in Hindu religion. Hence, we decided to shun Hinduism and embrace Buddhism.”
A declaration on the same is likely on October 2 when Prime Minister Narendra Modi is scheduled to attend a public function at Sabarmati Riverfront to mark the 150th birth anniversary celebrations of Gandhi.
The special judge passed orders to recover compensation, concluding that the “menace” of registering false complaints of Dalit atrocities to get compensation from the government “cannot be overlooked”.
As per the freeship scheme of the state government, people from backward communities get educational assistance in the form of waiver of fees and issuance of scholarship if they fall under the prescribed annual income limit.
The Bill proposes to give powers to Gujarat government to constitute an Advisory Committee which will advise the government on various aspects of the Act that include adding new areas to the 'disturbed areas' list.