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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.

03 July 2022
2002 Godhra Train Burning Case: Police Nab Key Conspirator In Gujarat

2002 Godhra Train Burning Case: Police Nab Key Conspirator In Gujarat

In 2002, a mob torched a coach of Sabarmati Express at Godhra station in Panchmahal district of Gujarat, killing 59 passengers.

16 February 2021

Gujarat Riots: SC Grants Bail To 17 Convicts In Sardarpura Massacre

Post-Godhra riots in 2002, 33 Muslims were burnt alive in Gujarat's Sardarpura village.

Former PM Vajpayee Wanted To Dismiss Modi In 2002, Advani Opposed It: Yashwant Sinha

Former PM Vajpayee Wanted To Dismiss Modi In 2002, Advani Opposed It: Yashwant Sinha

After the communal riots in Gujarat, then Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee had decided that then state chief minister Narendra Modi should resign.

11 May 2019

2002 Gujarat Riots: SC Asks State Govt To Give Rs 50 lakh Compensation, Job To Bilkis Bano

A bench headed by Chief Justice Rajan Gogoi was informed by the Gujarat government that action has been taken against the erring police officials in the case.

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13 March 2019
2002 Patiya Naroda Case: SC Asks Gujarat Govt To File Affidavit On Convict's Bail Plea

2002 Patiya Naroda Case: SC Asks Gujarat Govt To File Affidavit On Convict's Bail Plea

The bench also issued notice to the Gujarat government on hearing an application by a fourth convict in the same case who sought bail on medical grounds.


04 March 2019
Rail Coach Set Ablaze To Recreate Godhra Train Burning For Documentary On PM Modi

Rail Coach Set Ablaze To Recreate Godhra Train Burning For Documentary On PM Modi

Fifty-nine 'karsevaks' were killed in the Godhra train burning incident of February 27, 2002, triggering the worst communal riots in the history of Gujarat in...


11 February 2019
Supreme Court To Hear Zakia Jafri's Plea Against Clean Chit To Modi In Gujarat Riots In July

Supreme Court To Hear Zakia Jafri's Plea Against Clean Chit To Modi In Gujarat Riots In July

On February 8, 2012, the SIT filed a closure report, giving a clean chit to Modi and 63 others, including senior government officials, saying there was "no...


03 December 2018
Godhra Riots: SC To Hear In January Zakia Jafri's Plea Against Clean Chit To PM Modi

Godhra Riots: SC To Hear In January Zakia Jafri's Plea Against Clean Chit To PM Modi

Zakia, the wife of Ehsan Jafri, an ex-MP who was killed in one of the worst incidents during the riots, has challenged the Gujarat High Court's October 5, 2017...


13 November 2018
SC To Hear Zakia Jafri’s Plea On Clean Chit To PM Modi In 2002 Gujarat Riots Case

SC To Hear Zakia Jafri’s Plea On Clean Chit To PM Modi In 2002 Gujarat Riots Case

The Gujarat High Court had last year upheld SIT’s clean chit to Prime Minister Modi and other politicians in the 2002 Gujarat riots.


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27 August 2018
2002 Godhra Train Burning Case: 2 Sentenced To Life, Three Acquitted

2002 Godhra Train Burning Case: 2 Sentenced To Life, Three Acquitted

Earlier, the special SIT court had convicted 31 people in the case on March 1, 2011.


20 April 2018
2002 Naroda Patiya Riots: Gujarat High Court Acquits Maya Kodnani, Upholds Conviction Of Babu Bajrangi

2002 Naroda Patiya Riots: Gujarat High Court Acquits Maya Kodnani, Upholds Conviction Of Babu Bajrangi

A total of 97 people were killed by rioters in Ahmedabad's Naroda Patiya area in 2002.


15 April 2018
In 2014 Polls, VHP Supported Narendrabhai, But He Called Gau-Rakshaks 'Gundas': Pravin Togadia Targets PM Modi

In 2014 Polls, VHP Supported Narendrabhai, But He Called Gau-Rakshaks 'Gundas': Pravin Togadia Targets PM Modi

Togadia, who has decided to undertake an indefinite fast from Tuesday, said his "disenchantment" with Modi began right after the 2002 post-Godhra riots.



09 October 2017
Why Not Death To <em>Jihadis</em> Who Burnt Hindus In Godhra, Asks VHP Chief Togadia After HC Order

Why Not Death To Jihadis Who Burnt Hindus In Godhra, Asks VHP Chief Togadia After HC Order

Seeking capital punishment for convicts in the 2002 carnage, he said the state government should appeal in the Supreme Court before Diwali for the sake of...


09 October 2017
Godhra Train Burning Case: Gujarat HC Commutes Death Sentence Of 11 To Life Term

Godhra Train Burning Case: Gujarat HC Commutes Death Sentence Of 11 To Life Term

The special SIT court had on March 1, 2011, convicted 31 people and acquitted 63 in the case. While 11 people were sentenced to death, 20 were given life in...


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06 October 2017
2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Allows Zakia Jafri To Appeal For New Probe Into Modi’s Role, Son Terms Ruling As ‘Victory’

2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Allows Zakia Jafri To Appeal For New Probe Into Modi’s Role, Son Terms Ruling As ‘Victory’

Jafri's son termed the ruling as a victory, as the court allowed the petitioners to approach an appropriate forum to seek re-investigation.


18 September 2017
Y.C. Modi, The New NIA Chief Was Part Of SIT Team Probing Godhra Riots

Y.C. Modi, The New NIA Chief Was Part Of SIT Team Probing Godhra Riots

He had been appointed the Additional Director of the CBI in 2015.


12 September 2017
Court Summons Amit Shah To Appear As Witness For Maya Kodnani In 2002 Naroda Gam Mass Murder Case

Court Summons Amit Shah To Appear As Witness For Maya Kodnani In 2002 Naroda Gam Mass Murder Case

A judge has summoned Shah to must appear either in person or assign a lawyer to respond as defence witness of Kodnani


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