Gujarat HC asks Kodnani if her plea to summon witnesses is necessary

The Gujarat High Court today asked former state minister Maya Kodnani to explain if her plea for summoning additional witnesses, including BJP president Amit Shah, in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case is necessary. Kodnani was convicted by the trial court in the Naroda Patiya case relating to massacre of 96 persons during the 2002 […]

Bajrangi withdraws bail plea from Guj HC

Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Babu Bajrangi, undergoing life imprisonment in the 2002 Naroda Patiya riot case, today withdrew his plea seeking regular bail after the Gujarat High Court observed the application should be rejected as bail cannot be granted only on medical grounds. A division bench of Justices Mohinder Pal and R D Kothari ordered […]

Naroda Patiya riot case: Verdict defered to Aug 29

A designated court of Gujarat  today deferred to 29 August, 2012 the pronouncement of judgment in the Naroda Patiya riot case of 2002, in which a former BJP Minister is one of the 61 accused. Special judge Ms Jyotsna Yagnik, who had earlier given a tentative date today for delivering the much-awaited judgment of  Naroda […]