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Narendra Modi didn't accept even tea in 9-hr questioning by Gujarat riots SIT, says RK Raghavan in book
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Narendra Modi didn't accept even tea in 9-hr questioning by Gujarat riots SIT, says RK Raghavan in book

In his autobiography, "A Road Well Travelled', the then head of the SIT said that the Modi did not parry any questions and kept his cool throughout

Congress lists steps it took after 1984 riots, accuses rival parties of 'distorting' Rahul Gandhi's statements
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Congress lists steps it took after 1984 riots, accuses rival parties of 'distorting' Rahul Gandhi's statements

"Constantly distorting what Rahul Gandhi says is not going to convert untruth and lies into truth," Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.

Naroda Patiya case: SIT says Amit Shah's defence of Maya Kodnani in Gujarat riots 'not believable'
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Naroda Patiya case: SIT says Amit Shah's defence of Maya Kodnani in Gujarat riots 'not believable'

In September last year, Shah had appeared as a defence witness for Kodnani, who had requested the court to summon him to prove her alibi —that she was present in the Assembly and later at the Sola Civil Hospital on the day the 2002 riots broke out and not at Naroda Gam

2002 Gujarat riots: SC sets aside high court order on compensation for damaged religious sites
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2002 Gujarat riots: SC sets aside high court order on compensation for damaged religious sites

The Supreme Court on Tuesday set aside the Gujarat High Court order asking the state government to pay for the reconstruction and repair work of religious structures damaged during the 2002 post-Godhra riots.

Gulbarg Society massacre: Gujarat HC grants regular bail to VHP leader Atul Vaidya
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Gulbarg Society massacre: Gujarat HC grants regular bail to VHP leader Atul Vaidya

The Gujarat High Court on Tuesday granted bail to VHP leader Atul Vaidya who was convicted in the Gulbarg Society massacre in connection to the 2002 Godhra riots.

Gujarat HC ruling in Sardarpura case: How only 17 were convicted for the post-Godhra massacre
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Gujarat HC ruling in Sardarpura case: How only 17 were convicted for the post-Godhra massacre

On the intervening night of 28 February and 1 March in 2002, between 11.30 pm and 2.30 am, a mob torched the house of a Muslim man in Sardarpura.

Human rights abuses by police, security forces most significant problem in India: US
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Human rights abuses by police, security forces most significant problem in India: US

The US administration claimed that abuses by police and security forces are a significant human rights problem in India.

CBI registers case against Teesta Setalvad, husband over foreign funds
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CBI registers case against Teesta Setalvad, husband over foreign funds

After the CBI was ordered to probe foreign funds into an organisation run by activist Teesta Setalvad and her husband, the federal investigating agency on Tuesday reportedly registered a case against her, her husband and another individual.

2002 riots: US court issues summons to Modi, India calls allegations baseless
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2002 riots: US court issues summons to Modi, India calls allegations baseless

An American court has issued summons against Prime Minister Narendra Modi for his alleged role in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister, drawing a prompt response from the US which said he enjoys immunity as head of government.

Gujarat riots: SC to consider vacating stay on trial court order
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Gujarat riots: SC to consider vacating stay on trial court order

The Supreme Court today 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.

The tale of two reports: Does the US govt still hold Modi responsible for Gujarat?
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The tale of two reports: Does the US govt still hold Modi responsible for Gujarat?

Ahead of John Kerry's visit to India, the US State Department, which Kerry heads, has in its annual report on International Religious Freedom, refrained from naming PM Modi for his alleged involvement in the 2002 Gujarat riots.

Obama should reach out to Modi if he becomes PM: experts
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Obama should reach out to Modi if he becomes PM: experts

"In many ways, Modi, with his natural assertiveness, may be even better positioned than (former Prime Minister Atal Bihari) Vajpayee to rebuild the bilateral relationship," he wrote in an article titled "Productive but Joyless? Narendra Modi and US-India Relations."

Mukul Sinha, legal spearhead of Gujarat 2002 riots cases, passes away
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Mukul Sinha, legal spearhead of Gujarat 2002 riots cases, passes away

The plasma physicist was a labour rights lawyer until he decided to take up the cause of the 2002 Gujarat communal riots cases.

Modi is running away from apologising for 2002 riots: Congress
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Modi is running away from apologising for 2002 riots: Congress

The Congress said Modi wants to prove to the country that a dictator never apologies.

Feel sad about 2002 Gujarat riots but no guilt, says Modi
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Feel sad about 2002 Gujarat riots but no guilt, says Modi

A new book claims that after the riots Modi wanted to resign as chief minister but the party got him to continue.

'Popularity of Modi is not that he's innocent but that he's guilty'
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'Popularity of Modi is not that he's innocent but that he's guilty'

Is Modi's success a result of him actually being involved in the 2002 riots?

No change in policy against communal riots in Gujarat: US
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No change in policy against communal riots in Gujarat: US

The United States continues to express concern about communal violence in India, the Obama Administration has said, strongly refuting reports that it has gone soft on the Gujarat communal riots in 2002 and the alleged role of its Chief Minister Narendra Modi.

Respect tea-sellers, not those who make you 'ulloo': Rahul Gandhi on Modi
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Respect tea-sellers, not those who make you 'ulloo': Rahul Gandhi on Modi

The comment appeared to be a damage control exercise after the row triggered by the 'chai wala' barb by his party colleague Mani Shankar Aiyar against Modi.

The artful dodgers: Now that Rahul has spoken, will Modi follow?
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The artful dodgers: Now that Rahul has spoken, will Modi follow?

Will the BJP's prime ministerial candidate also overcome his opposition to the media after Rahul Gandhi?

Stuck between Arnab and a hard place: Rahul's quandary
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Stuck between Arnab and a hard place: Rahul's quandary

In the end after some 100 questions, the nation got to know many things from Rahul Gandhi. It’s just that most of them were not answers to questions Arnab asked.