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2002 Gujarat Riots: SC defers hearing in challenge to clean chit to PM Narendra Modi Bar and Bench

The Supreme Court today adjourned the hearing in the petition filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in relation to the Gujarat Riots of 2002, to November 26. Zakia Jafri is the wife of former Congress MP Ehshan Jafri, who was killed in the infamous Gulbarg Society Massacre…

Zakia Jafri Case: Bringing the High and Mighty to Justice CJP works alongside Zakia Jafri in a mammoth litigation

The Zakia Jafri case is a unique and unprecedented litigation that attempts to pin responsibility for the Gujarat 2002 carnage on the people who were in power at the time… people who failed to prevent the spread of violence, and may have done so deliberately. Often confused with the Gulberg Society case, mainly due to…

Gujarat riots: The journey of the Zakia Jafri case The Telegraph

The Supreme Court has agreed to take up on November 19 (Monday) a petition filed by Zakia Jafri, the widow of slain former MP Ahsan Jafri, challenging the clean chit given to Narendra Modi, the then chief minister, and others by a special investigation team (SIT) in a massacre during the riots of 2002 in…

Zakia Jafri’s Case is a Reminder of How the Guilty of Gujarat Subverted the Law The Wire

On Monday, the Supreme Court will consider her appeal against the closure report of the SIT – which ignored all evidence to the contrary and decided the large-scale violence in the state was not the product of a criminal conspiracy. “Somewhere between the bottom of the climb and the summit is the answer to the…

Amnesty rescinds honour awarded to Myanmar leader Aung San Suu Kyi

Amnesty International has stripped Myanmar State Counsellor Aung San Suu Kyi of its highest honour, the Ambassador of Conscience Award, BBC reported. She was awarded the prize in 2009, while she was under house arrest. In a letter, Amnesty Secretary General Kumi Naidoo wrote, “We are profoundly dismayed that you no longer represent a symbol of…

“Larger conspiracy” on build up to 2002 Gujarat riots: SC to hear “fresh” evidence Counterview

The Special Leave Petition (SLP) of Zakia Jafri — widow of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was killed on February 28, 2002, the day on which Gujarat riots killing more than 1000 persons began — has been placed for hearing in the Supreme Court on Monday, November 19. SLP challenges the order of the…

Supreme Court to hear plea against clean chit to Modi in Gujarat riots LiveMint

The petition was filed by Zakia Jafri, wife of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was among 69 people killed in Gulbarg housing society in Ahmedabad during the riots New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to hear on 19 November a plea challenging a clean chit given to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and others…

2002 Gujarat riots case: SC to hear plea against clean chit to PM Modi on Nov. 19 National Herald

The Supreme Court will hear on Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then chief minister of Gujarat The Supreme Court will hear on Monday, November 19, Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who was then chief minister of…

Gujarat riots: SC to hear Zakia Jafri’s plea on Monday against clean chit to PM Modi The Statesman

The Gujarat HC had last year rejected Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging a lower court order upholding SIT’s clean chit to Narendra Modi and others on allegations of a ‘larger conspiracy’ behind the 2002 post-Godhra riots. The Supreme Court will on November 19 hear a plea filed by Zakia Jafri, widow of former Congress MP Ehsan…

SC to hear on Monday 2002 Gujarat riots plea against clean chit to PM Modi Hindustan Times

Ehsan Jafri and 68 others were killed when a rioting mob attacked their Muslim-dominated Gulberg Society in Ahmedabad on February 28, 2002 in the aftermath of the Godhra train carnage. As investigations in cases progressed, Zakia in 2006 demanded that the police register a police case against Modi, some ministers and bureaucrats as well. The…

Top Court To Hear Zakia Jafri Plea Against PM In Gujarat Riots On Monday NDTV

Zakia Jafri is the widow of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, who was among the 69 people massacred at Gulbarg Society in Ahmedabad during the Gujarat riots. NEW DELHI: 2002 Gujarat riots victim Zakia Jafri’s petition challenging the clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi will be heard by the Supreme Court on Monday. The…

Supreme Court to hear Zakia Jafri plea against PM Modi in Gujarat riots on Monday The Siasat Daily

Supreme Court will hear 2002 Gujarat riots victim Zakia Jafri’s petition on Monday challenging clean chit to Prime Minister Narendra Modi. Last year the High Court had upheld a SIT or Special Investigation Team’s clean chit to Mr Modi and others on allegations of a “larger conspiracy” in the riots. Zakia Jafri is the widow…

सीतामढ़ी दंगों के पीछे साज़िश बिहार के सीतामढ़ी में भड़के दंगो पर एक विस्तृत जांच रिपोर्ट

बिहार में सांप्रदायिक तनाव लगातार बढ़ रहे हैं। हाल ही में सीतामढ़ी के मधुबन गाँव में दुर्गा विसर्जन को लेकर भड़की हिंसा ने पूरे जिले में भय का माहौल पैदा कर दिया। इस हिंसा को अख़बार और मीडिया ने दो गुटों में विसर्जन को लेकर झड़प बताया, पर जब ऑल इंडिया मुस्लिम बेदारी कारवां की…

Five Shot Dead at Tinsukia, Assam Hate Speech Precedes Targeted Killings

Five persons, reportedly belonging to the Dalit Bengali Hindu section of the population, were killed in a brute action of open firing at the Kherbari Village that falls under the Dhola Police Station of the Tinisukia District of Assam. It has been so far been widely reported that the ULFA (independent) cadre of five-six persons…

Varanasi Church Attack Case

Hate Watch: CJP writes to Facebook in Varanasi Church Attack Case Urges social media major to investigate misuse of platform

Just days after writing a letter to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), that was also copied to Facebook, to take action in the Varanasi Church attack case, we have now once again written separately to Facebook on October 10, 2018, urging them to investigate how their social media platform was misused in order to…

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