Saturday, Dec 10, 2022

Godhra Train Burning

A BJP supporter wears the mask of PM Modi during an election rally in Gujarat.

Gujarat Election Results: BJP's Raulji Leads With Over 20,000 Votes In Godhra

BJP Candidate C K Raulji was ahead by more than 25,000 votes over Congress's Rashmitaben Chauhan in the communally-sensitive assembly seat of Godhra, where the burning of a train had triggered one of India’s worst...

08 December 2022

No Death Penalty For Gujarat Riots Victim Bilkis Bano Rapists: Bombay High Court

Bilkis Bano Case: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Against Remission Of Convicts

In a separate development, the release of convicts in Bilkis Bano case has also figured in National Human Rights Commission's discussions.

Protest against convicts of Bilkis Banos case in Delhi

Explained: Gujarat's 1992 Remission Policy And Why Bilkis Bano Case Convicts Wouldn't Be Freed Under 2014 Policy

The Supreme Court directed the Gujarat government to consider Bilkis Bano case's convicts under the 1992 remission policy. Under the 2014 policy currently in place, these convicts would not have been released.

Protest against convicts of Bilkis Banos case

Bilkis Bano Case: Supreme Court To Hear Petitions Challenging Release Of Convicts After Three Weeks

Bilkis Bano was gangraped and her seven family members were murdered during the 2002 Gujarat Riots. The convicts were released last month.

09 September 2022

Bilkis Bano case

Bilkis Bano Case: They Are Brahmins With Good Sanskaar, Says BJP MLA On Released Convicts

Eleven men sentenced to life for gangraping Bilkis Bano and murdering seven of her family members were released on Monday.

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Explained: What's The Bilkis Bano Case, Why Have Convicts Been Released, What's The Family Saying

All the 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gang rape case were released on Monday. They were convicted of gang rape and murder of seven members of Bano's family.

16 August 2022

Activist Teesta Setalvad

Supreme Court Grants Interim Bail To Activist Teesta Setalvad, Accused Of Fabricating Evidence

Activist Teesta Setalvad was arrested on June 25 for allegedly fabricating evidence to frame 'innocent people' in the 2002 Gujarat Riots cases.

02 September 2022


Gujarat: Court Denies Bail To Teesta Setalvad, Ex-DGP Sreekumar In Fabrication Of Documents Case In 2002 Riots

Teesta Setalvad and RB Sreekumar are accused of being part of a larger conspiracy carried out at the behest of late Congress leader Ahmed Patel to destabilise the then BJP government led by Narendra Modi, who was the Gujarat...

30 July 2022

03 July 2022
Man Gets Life Imprisonment In 2002 Godhra Train Burning Case

Man Gets Life Imprisonment In 2002 Godhra Train Burning Case

The man is accused of being involved in the torching of a train returning from Ayodhya with karsevaks on February 27, 2002, killing 59 of them.