“Guj, Muzaffarnagar riots led youths to terrorism”

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The riots in Gujarat and Muzaffarnagar have motivated youths to join terrorism in India, the Delhi Police has told a court here in a charge sheet filed against three alleged Jaish-e-Mohammed (JeM) operatives. In the charge sheet filed against three suspected JeM members arrested for allegedly planning an attack in the national capital, the Special… Read more »

SC to consider vacating order in Gujarat riots case

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The Supreme Court Tuesday said it would consider lifting order staying the pronouncment of judgement by the trial court in one of the 2002 riot cases in Gujarat in which three British nationals were killed by a mob after knowing that they belonged to a particular community. A special bench headed by Justice H L… Read more »

Gujarat riots: CIC order reversed to reveal communication between PM, Prez

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The Delhi High Court today set aside a Central Information Commission’s(CIC)  order to the Centre to reveal to it the communication between erstwhile Prime Minister Atal Behari Vajpayee and President K R Narayanan over the 2002 Gujarat riots.  Justice Anil Kumar gave the order, allowing the Centre’s appeal against the CIC’s directions.  In the facts… Read more »

SC seeks details of sites damaged in Gujarat riots

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 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… Read more »

Gujarat riots: SIT to probe officials’ inaction

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The Supreme Court on Thursday permitted the Special Investigating Team (SIT) probing the 2002 post-Godhra riot cases in Gujarat to investigate allegations of inaction by the state government during the carnage at Ahmedabad’s Gulberg Society. The court order came on a complaint filed by Zakia related storiesModi’s statement to remain confidential: SC tells SIT Nasim,… Read more »