Gujarat Riots
India  /  Published 27.10.21

Proof on Modi ignored: Zakia

Zakia Jafri, wife of Gujarat Congress leader and 2002 riot victim Ehsan Jafri, on Tuesday told the Supreme Court that a special investigation team had ignored crucial evidence to give a clean chit to ...
By R. Balaji in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 17.07.21

Second assassination: Defiling the Mahatma

I first visited Ahmedabad in 1979, and in the following decade went back often for both professional and personal reasons. Then I began research on Gandhi, and my attachment to the city deepened even ...
By Ramachandra Guha

India  /  Published 05.05.21

Kangana removed from Twitter

By Pheroze L. Vincent, our Delhi bureau in New Delhi

Opinion  /  Published 23.03.21

Malevolent forces set in motion years ago

Time is a slippery customer. You turn away for a minute and whole swathes of years get consumed. Turning back, you find you are simultaneously not that far away from when you last looked and, yet, in ...
By Ruchir Joshi

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


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

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


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