2002 Godhra-riots

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Munawar Faruqui case: Madhya Pradesh HC's Indore bench to deliver judgment on bail plea today
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Munawar Faruqui case: Madhya Pradesh HC's Indore bench to deliver judgment on bail plea today

The 32-year-old comedian is in judicial custody and lodged at Indore Central Jail since he was arrested on 1 January for objectionable comments that he would have allegedly made against Hindu deities at a comedy show in Madhya Pradesh

'What if someone links Narendra Modi with Godhra?': Amarinder Singh hits out at PM over 1984 anti-Sikh riots remark
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'What if someone links Narendra Modi with Godhra?': Amarinder Singh hits out at PM over 1984 anti-Sikh riots remark

Hitting out at Prime Minister Narendra Modi for targeting the Congress and the Gandhi family over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Friday said what if someone linked the PM with the 2002 riots in Gujarat's Godhra

Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to sack Narendra Modi in 2002, but LK Advani stalled it, claims Yashwant Sinha
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Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted to sack Narendra Modi in 2002, but LK Advani stalled it, claims Yashwant Sinha

Former BJP leader Yashwant Sinha Friday claimed the then prime minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee was set to dismiss Narendra Modi, Gujarat chief minister at the time, after the 2002 post-Godhra riots, but withheld the decision as then home minister LK Advani had threatened to resign from the Cabinet on the issue

Drawing parallels between 1984 anti-Sikh riots and post-Godhra killings in 2002 specious; the two are different tragedies
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Drawing parallels between 1984 anti-Sikh riots and post-Godhra killings in 2002 specious; the two are different tragedies

When members of the Hindu Right answer questions about 2002 by bringing up 1984, they ignore salient differences between the two genocides

Accused of burning Sabarmati Express, Farooq Bhana, Imran Sheru given life sentence by Gujarat HC; incident led to 2002 Godhra riots
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Accused of burning Sabarmati Express, Farooq Bhana, Imran Sheru given life sentence by Gujarat HC; incident led to 2002 Godhra riots

Farooq Bhana, who was arrested near Godhra in May 2016, has been described by the police as a key conspirator in the burning of the train, which had left 59 people dead

Gujarat riots case: High Court rejects Zakia Jafri's plea, gives clean chit to Narendra Modi and others
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Gujarat riots case: High Court rejects Zakia Jafri's plea, gives clean chit to Narendra Modi and others

The Gujarat High Court has rejected Zakia Jafri's plea challenging a lower court order upholding SIT's clean chit to then chief minister Narendra Modi and others

Monsoon Session of Parliament Day 4: Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha over lynching issue
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Monsoon Session of Parliament Day 4: Opposition walks out of Rajya Sabha over lynching issue

The Opposition walked out of Rajya Sabha after Union Minister Prakash Javadekar accused it of suffering from "selective amnesia" on lynching cases

Mamata Banerjee says only West Bengal can fight and save India from divisive politics
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Mamata Banerjee says only West Bengal can fight and save India from divisive politics

Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee on Thursday said only West Bengal can fight and save the country from the prevailing "intolerance" and "divisive" politics and cannot be silenced by "threat and intimidation" by the BJP.

'Modi has to go': Post-2002 Gujarat riots, Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted then CM to step down
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'Modi has to go': Post-2002 Gujarat riots, Atal Bihari Vajpayee wanted then CM to step down

A new biography — 'The Untold Vajpayee: Politician and Paradox' by Ullekh NP (published by Penguin Books India) — looks at Atal Bihari Vajpayee's relationship with prominent members of the BJP, including Narendra Modi

Sentencing in Gulbarg Society massacre expected today
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Sentencing in Gulbarg Society massacre expected today

A special SIT court, which had on 2 June convicted 24 accused in the 2002 post-Godhra Gulbarg society massacre case, is expected to pronounce the quantum of sentence on Monday.

Gulbarg Society case: Quantum of sentence for 24 convicted likely Thursday
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Gulbarg Society case: Quantum of sentence for 24 convicted likely Thursday

A special SIT court is likely to pronounce the quantum of sentence on Thursday for the 24 convicted in the Gulbarg Society massacre

Gulbarg society case: Prosecution seeks death penalty or life imprisonment for convicts
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Gulbarg society case: Prosecution seeks death penalty or life imprisonment for convicts

The prosecution in 2002 Gulbarg housing society massacre case on Monday sought death penalty or life imprisonment till death for all the 24 convicts, calling the attack "barbaric and inhuman" even as a special court deferred further hearing on sentencing to 9 June.

'Will appeal in higher courts': Who said what after the Gulbarg Society massacre verdict
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'Will appeal in higher courts': Who said what after the Gulbarg Society massacre verdict

The verdict on Gulbarg society massacre got mixed reactions from the victims of the kin and social activists, however the BJP has chosen not to react.

Gujarat riots debate rages again as PM Modi lands in London; why is it we don’t talk about lives that were saved?
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Gujarat riots debate rages again as PM Modi lands in London; why is it we don’t talk about lives that were saved?

That the riots were horrific is not in question. What has not received due focus is the other side: how many lives were saved due to action by an admittedly ill-prepared machinery

Nanavati report's clean chit to PM Modi: Gujarat riots are a dead issue now
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Nanavati report's clean chit to PM Modi: Gujarat riots are a dead issue now

Nanavati Commission that submitted its final report to the Gujarat government has found ‘no evidence’ to prove Modi government’s complicity in the post-Godhara carnage.

US faces tough road to repairing uneasy ties with Modi
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US faces tough road to repairing uneasy ties with Modi

In 2005, Hindu nationalist leader Narendra Modi was denied a US visa for alleged complicity in 2002 Gujarat riots that killed more than 1,000 Muslims.

Everyone loves a Modi riot; but there have been none in four years
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Everyone loves a Modi riot; but there have been none in four years

Considering the statistics from MHA, communal riots are waning in the country. If the true test is the number of people who died, then we can't claim that Gujarat has seen instances of communal tensions

Wilfull blindness: The art of misreading Parrikar on Modi
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Wilfull blindness: The art of misreading Parrikar on Modi

Manohar Parikkar's alleged anti-Modi statement is more a deliberate misreading of what he really told the New York Times than anything else

Sitaram Yechury denies signing letter against visa for Modi
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Sitaram Yechury denies signing letter against visa for Modi

CPI-M leader Sitaram Yechury has denied signing a letter to US President Barack Obama asking that Gujarat CM Narendra Modi not be granted a visa.