Gujarat HC convicts 7 for murder in post-Godhra riots

Overturning a trial court judgement, the Gujarat High Court has convicted seven persons for murder in a 2002 post-Godhra riots case in Viramgam town in the district. The court has asked the seven who have been convicted for murder to appear before it on July 25, when it will pronounce the quantum of sentence to […]

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“Babri demolition, Godhra riots led youths to Qaeda”

Indians joining al Qaeda were moved by the 1992 Babri mosque demolition and 2002 Godhra riots and were committed to establish base of terror outfit al Qaeda in Indian Subcontinent (AQIS) here, Delhi Police has told a court here. In its charge sheet filed against 17 accused, Special Cell of Delhi Police said for the […]

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WR asked to pay Rs 4L to parents of post-Godhra riot victim

The Railway Claims Tribunal has ordered Western Railway to pay Rs 4 lakhs to the parents of a youth, who was allegedly killed in an attack at Vadodara railway station on February 27, 2002, in the wake of post-Godhra riots. The tribunal’s bench in Ahmedabad recently ordered General Manager, WR, Mumbai to pay Rs four […]

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Gujarat HC seeks explanation over encroachment on historical site

The Gujarat High Court today issued notices to the state archaeology department as well as the municipal authorities here and sought explanation on why all encroachments around the historical and archaeological sites in the city should not be demolished immediately. Managing Trustee of Isan Malik Namaji Committee, Amjad Hussain Shaikh has filed a petition objecting […]

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No stay on Gujarat High Court order on 2002 riot case

The Supreme Court on Monday gave a strong jolt to Gujarat Government by refusing to stay the Gujarat High Court order which directs the state government to repair religious places damaged in the 2002 post-Godhra riots.The Gujarat government had moved the apex court against the Gujarat High Court order. The Supreme court offered a solution to formulate a scheme for repairing religious […]

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SC seeks details of sites damaged in Gujarat riots

 The Supreme Court on Monday directed the Gujarat government to file a survey report of the religious sites which were damaged and destroyed during the 2002 Gujarat riots in the state.  A bench of justices K S Radhakrishnan and Dipak Misra also asked the state government to quantify the amount needed for building and repairing […]

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