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Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

Compliments, Concessions And Contradictions: HD Deve Gowda Remembers AB Vajpayee

HD Deve Gowda remembered AB Vajpapayee, with whom he differed on many issues, with fondness and recalls a time when Vajpayee offered support to Gowda when the latter was heading a coalition government at the centre.

18 December 2021
Gujarat Riots: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging SIT’s Clean Chit To PM Modi

Gujarat Riots: Supreme Court To Hear Plea Challenging SIT’s Clean Chit To PM Modi

The plea, which was filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of slain MP Ehsan Jafri, will be heard on April 13.

16 March 2021

2002 Gujarat Riots: Nanavati Panel Gives Clean Chit To Narendra Modi

The Nanavati commission said in its report that there was no evidence to show that these attacks were either inspired or instigated or abated by any minister...

Bilkis Bano To Get Rs 50 Lakh Compensation, Job, Accommodation: Supreme Court To Gujarat Govt

Bilkis Bano To Get Rs 50 Lakh Compensation, Job, Accommodation: Supreme Court To Gujarat Govt

The Supreme Court ordered the Gujarat government to pay Rs 50 lakh to 2002 communal riot victim Bilkis Bano, within two weeks.

30 September 2019

A Nation’s ­History In What Made News

High and low points of the recent past that mark India’s present

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11 May 2019
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.


23 April 2019
2002 Gujarat Riots: SC Asks State Govt To Give Rs 50 lakh Compensation, Job To Bilkis Bano

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.


07 March 2019
Babu Bajrangi, 2002 Naroda Patiya Massacre Convict, Gets Conditional Bail From SC

Babu Bajrangi, 2002 Naroda Patiya Massacre Convict, Gets Conditional Bail From SC

A bench headed by Justice A.M. Khanwilkar today passed the order after hearing the bail plea filed by the convict. "We direct to release him (convict - Babu...


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...


23 January 2019
Supreme Court Grants Bail To Four Convicts In 2002 Naroda Patiya Case

Supreme Court Grants Bail To Four Convicts In 2002 Naroda Patiya Case

The convicts identified as Umeshbhai Bharwad, Rajkumar, Harshad and Prakashbhai Rathod are currently serving a 10-year jail term for arson and rioting.


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19 November 2018
Gujarat Riots: SC Defers Hearing On Zakia Jafri’s Plea Till Nov 26

Gujarat Riots: SC Defers Hearing On Zakia Jafri’s Plea Till Nov 26

A bench headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar said, "The matter will take some time for hearing. The plea will be heard on November 26".


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.


21 April 2018
If Acquitted Ones Are Innocent, Did We Kill Our Children, Asks 2002 Naroda Patiya Riot Victim

If Acquitted Ones Are Innocent, Did We Kill Our Children, Asks 2002 Naroda Patiya Riot Victim

In the Naroda Patiya riot, atleast 97 Muslims were killed following the Godhra riots.


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.



23 October 2017
Bilkis Bano To Seek Higher Compensation, SC Grills Gujarat Govt Over Action Against Cops Who Botched Case

Bilkis Bano To Seek Higher Compensation, SC Grills Gujarat Govt Over Action Against Cops Who Botched Case

The court directed the Gujarat government to appraise it about the departmental action taken against those cops found guilty of dereliction of duty.


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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...


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.


05 October 2017
2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Rejects Zakia Jafri's Plea Challenging SIT's Clean Chit To Modi

2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Rejects Zakia Jafri's Plea Challenging SIT's Clean Chit To Modi

Zakia and Teesta Setalvad's NGO had moved the criminal review petition against a magistrate's order upholding the clean chit given by the SIT


26 September 2017
2002 Naroda Gam Riots: SIT Requests Judge To Visit Incident Site To Understand Topography

2002 Naroda Gam Riots: SIT Requests Judge To Visit Incident Site To Understand Topography

Special SIT judge P.B. Desai agreed to visit the site on an application filed by prosecutor Suresh Shah


23 September 2017
Envy And Greed

Envy And Greed

If our national politics is a ring, with its lions, hippos, elephants and trapeze artists, journalists should be cautious not to fall into the role of...


21 September 2017
Arnab A Fantasist, Wanted To Be Rajdeep: Who Said What On Republic Chief's Riots 'Lie'

Arnab A Fantasist, Wanted To Be Rajdeep: Who Said What On Republic Chief's Riots 'Lie'

We should not appropriate someone else's story just to embellish our CVs: Rajdeep Sardesai


20 September 2017
Arnab Should Have The Magnanimity To Come Out And Apologise, Says Journalist Rahul Kanwal

Arnab Should Have The Magnanimity To Come Out And Apologise, Says Journalist Rahul Kanwal

Kanwal is tonight hosting a debate in his newsroom covering the heated question and in a clear jibe at Goswami, said 'The Nation Wants To Know' if he would...


20 September 2017
Hours After Sardesai Nails Arnab’s ‘Lie On Covering Gujarat Riots’, YouTube Video Removed

Hours After Sardesai Nails Arnab’s ‘Lie On Covering Gujarat Riots’, YouTube Video Removed

Goswami in the video claims his car was attacked while covering Gujarat riots, but Sardesai who was his colleague disputed it saying Goswami hasn’t covered...


19 September 2017
Sardesai Says Arnab's Claim Of Facing Saffron Goons In Gujarat A Lie, He Wasn't Covering Riots

Sardesai Says Arnab's Claim Of Facing Saffron Goons In Gujarat A Lie, He Wasn't Covering Riots

Sardesai has referred to the incident in his book while speaking of his time reporting from Gujarat during the riots close to fifteen years ago.


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