Gujarat Riots
Opinion  /  Published 27.11.20

Crowd versus mob

This year, Durga Puja was under judicial scrutiny perhaps because the Calcutta High Court was mindful of the excellent treatise by Charles Mackay titled Extraordinary Popular Delusions and the Ma...
By Prasenjit Chowdhury in

India  /  Published 21.06.19

Life term for sacked Gujarat IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt

A trial court in Gujarat on Thursday sentenced sacked IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt, who had levelled riot-related allegations against Narendra Modi, to life imprisonment in a 29-year-old custody death ca...
By Our Special Correspondent in New Delhi

India  /  Published 26.02.20

Why Delhi reminded me of Gujarat of 2002

As I watch on television the chilling signs of violence wracking northeast Delhi, my mind harks back to the day I stepped into the dingy lanes of Gujarat’s Naroda Patiya, where some 97 people were k...
By Debaashish Bhattacharya in

India  /  Published 23.04.19

Pay Rs 50 lakh compensation to Bilkis Bano: SC tells Gujarat government

The Supreme Court on Tuesday directed the Gujarat government to give Rs 50 lakh compensation, a job and accommodation to Bilkis Bano, who was gang raped during the 2002 riots in the state. A bench o...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 15.01.19

Gujarat riots: SC to hear Zakia Jafri plea after 4 weeks

The Supreme Court on Tuesday said it would hear a plea by Zakia Jafri, challenging the special investigation team's clean chit to then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 ...
By PTI in New Delhi

India  /  Published 11.12.19

Gujarat riots: Clean chit to Modi govt

The then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi-led government was given a clean chit by the Nanavati Commission in the 2002 riots in the state where over 1,000 people, mostly of the minority community,...
By PTI in Gandhinagar

India  /  Published 21.12.18

Sohrabuddin case: All 22 accused acquitted

A special CBI court on Friday acquitted 22 people accused in the alleged fake encounter killings of Sohrabuddin Shaikh, his wife Kausar Bi and his associate Tulsi Prajapati.Special CBI judge S.J. Shar...
By PTI in Mumbai

India  /  Published 27.02.20

Chilling coincidence

Rajya Sabha MP and Shiromani Akali Dal leader Naresh Gujral on Thursday sent the following letter to Delhi police commissioner Amulya Patnaik, with copies to Union home minister Amit Shah and Delhi ...
By TT Bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 10.04.19

Advani's words unlikely to have any effect

Sir — The fact that one of the founders of the Bharatiya Janata Party and its second party president, Lal Krishna Advani, has resumed speaking up through his blog comes as a relief to many (“Margd...
By The Telegraph in

India  /  Published 30.09.19

Riot relief delay rap on Gujarat

The Supreme Court on Monday got the Gujarat government to undertake to pay Rs 50 lakh to a gang-rape victim of the 2002 riots and give her a job “within two weeks”, rapping the state for sitting o...
By Our Legal Correspondent in New Delhi


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