Ishrat Jahan

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Delhi riots: Police shares details of protected witnesses in charge sheet copies provided to accused
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Delhi riots: Police shares details of protected witnesses in charge sheet copies provided to accused

The court has directed the Special Cell of the Delhi Police to ensure comprehensive safety and security to all the protected witnesses

Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet
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Delhi riots: Congress leader Salman Khurshid, CPM's Brinda Karat named in chargesheet

The charge sheet quoted a protected witness who claimed that Udit Raj, Salman Khurshid and Brinda Karat made 'provocative speeches' at the Khureji Khas protest site

Slippery slope of extrajudicial killings leads to infinite darkness and not justice
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Slippery slope of extrajudicial killings leads to infinite darkness and not justice

Moral pieties aren't the answer to what’s happened in Hyderabad. For decades, extrajudicial executions have formed the bedrock of Indian criminal justice, a response to public frustration over the state's inability to enforce order

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: CBI opposes discharge pleas of 4 Gujarat cops, says govt sanctions allowing prosecution not needed
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Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: CBI opposes discharge pleas of 4 Gujarat cops, says govt sanctions allowing prosecution not needed

Ishrat Jahan, a 19-year-old woman from Mumbra near Mumbai, Javed Shaikh alias Pranesh Pillai, Amjadali Akbarali Rana and Zeeshan Johar were killed by Gujarat police in an alleged fake encounter on the outskirts of Ahmedabad on 15 June, 2004

Ishrat Jahan files police complaint, says was threatened, abused for attending Hanuman Chalisa recital wearing hijab in Howrah
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Ishrat Jahan files police complaint, says was threatened, abused for attending Hanuman Chalisa recital wearing hijab in Howrah

Ishrat Jahan has filed a police complaint alleging she was threatened and verbally abused for attending a Hanuman Chalisa recital in a hijab in Howrah. Jahan is one of the five petitioners in the case against instant triple talaq in the SC. 'I am a secular person', she wrote in the complaint.

DG Vanzara and NK Amin discharged in Ishrat Jahan 'fake' encounter case after 15 years, but their journey isn't over yet
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DG Vanzara and NK Amin discharged in Ishrat Jahan 'fake' encounter case after 15 years, but their journey isn't over yet

While Vanzara and Amin claimed that they stood vindicated by the order after a 15-year-long wait, the lawyers of Ishrat's mother Shamima Kauser said they will challenge the order before the high court

Ishrat Jahan case: Awaiting govt sanction to prosecute retired cops DG Vanzara and NK Amin, CBI tells special court
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Ishrat Jahan case: Awaiting govt sanction to prosecute retired cops DG Vanzara and NK Amin, CBI tells special court

While rejecting their discharge applications in August 2018, the court had sought status from the CBI on whether sanction was sought from the state government to prosecute them so that it could proceed further with the framing of charges against the two former police officials

Gujarat fake encounters: SC rejects state's plea to keep Justice Bedi committee's report confidential, orders govt to share it with parties
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Gujarat fake encounters: SC rejects state's plea to keep Justice Bedi committee's report confidential, orders govt to share it with parties

The Supreme Court ordered the Gujarat government to share the Justice Bedi Committee's report on the 24 alleged fake encounters in the state between 2002 and 2006.

Accused policemen in Ishrat Jahan, Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter cases among six IPS officers promoted by Gujarat government
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Accused policemen in Ishrat Jahan, Sohrabuddin Shaikh fake encounter cases among six IPS officers promoted by Gujarat government

G L Singhal, one of the seven police officers chargesheeted by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in Ishrat Jahan case, has been promoted to the rank of inspector general from deputy inspector general of the Commando Training Centre in Gandhinagar

'Fixing' Amit Shah and undermining institutional independence: Sohrabuddin case verdict gives BJP handy weapon against Congress
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'Fixing' Amit Shah and undermining institutional independence: Sohrabuddin case verdict gives BJP handy weapon against Congress

It is rare to find a more damning indictment of Congress' misdeeds by the judiciary. It may be rarer still to find a more brazen attempt at eroding institutional independence and interfering with an ongoing probe to suit political ends.

Rahul Gandhi should ask 'who killed Sohrabuddin investigation', says Arun Jaitley on Congress chief's reaction to verdict
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Rahul Gandhi should ask 'who killed Sohrabuddin investigation', says Arun Jaitley on Congress chief's reaction to verdict

Arun Jaitley in his Facebook post titled: 'Who killed the Sohrabuddin Investigation' said that those who have recently shown a belated concern for institutional independence, "should seriously introspect as to what they did to the CBI when they were in power"

Pinarayi Vijayan slams Kerala Congress chief for remark on DGP Loknath Behara, says he won't ‘dance to whims and fancies’ of Narendra Modi
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Pinarayi Vijayan slams Kerala Congress chief for remark on DGP Loknath Behara, says he won't ‘dance to whims and fancies’ of Narendra Modi

Taking a dig at Chief Minister Pinarayi Vijayan, Congress Kerala chief Mullappally Ramachandran had earlier alleged that Narendra Modi had directed his "new found companion" to appoint Loknath Behara as DGP

'Big move to empower women', 'unconstitutional': Reactions pour in as Cabinet approves triple talaq ordinance
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'Big move to empower women', 'unconstitutional': Reactions pour in as Cabinet approves triple talaq ordinance

The Congress alleged that the Centre was taking fake credit for the triple talaq ordinance, whereas activists said not only Muslim men but even Hindus should face action for abandoning their wives.

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Court rejects discharge pleas of former police officers DG Vanzara, NK Amin
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Ishrat Jahan encounter case: Court rejects discharge pleas of former police officers DG Vanzara, NK Amin

Special judge JK Pandya rejected the applications of Vanzara and Amin. The court last month concluded the hearing of arguments of the two accused retired police officers, the CBI and Ishrat Jahan's mother Shamima Kauser, who had challenged Vanzara's discharge plea.

Ishrat Jahan case: CBI court likely to pass order on discharge pleas of DG Vanzara, NK Amin on 7 August
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Ishrat Jahan case: CBI court likely to pass order on discharge pleas of DG Vanzara, NK Amin on 7 August

A special CBI court, hearing the discharge applications of DG Vanzara and NK Amin in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case, is likely to pass its order on 7 August.

CBI wanted to implicate Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, says ex-DIG DG Vanzara's counsel
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CBI wanted to implicate Narendra Modi, Amit Shah in Ishrat Jahan encounter case, says ex-DIG DG Vanzara's counsel

Former police officer D G Vanzara's lawyer told a special court on Tuesday that it appeared the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) wanted to "implicate" the then Gujarat chief minister Narendra Modi and his former cabinet colleague Amit Shah in the 2004 Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

CBI wanted to arrest Narendra Modi in Ishrat Jahan case, says former Gujarat Police DIG DG Vanzara
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CBI wanted to arrest Narendra Modi in Ishrat Jahan case, says former Gujarat Police DIG DG Vanzara

Gujarat's former Deputy Inspector General of Police DG Vanzara on Tuesday told a special court that the CBI wanted to arrest then Chief Minister Narendra Modi and then Minister of State for Home Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan fake shootout case.

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter: DG Vanzara claims Narendra Modi was interrogated; calls material on record of case false
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Ishrat Jahan fake encounter: DG Vanzara claims Narendra Modi was interrogated; calls material on record of case false

In a sensational claim, DG Vanzara, a former IPS officer and an accused in the Ishrat Jahan alleged fake encounter case, said on Tuesday that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was secretly interrogated by the investigating officer

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court discharges former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey citing lack of evidence
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Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court discharges former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey citing lack of evidence

A special CBI court on Wednesday discharged former Gujarat in-charge DGP PP Pandey in the 2004 alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others

NHRC registered 1,782 fake encounter cases between 2000-2017; Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 44.55%
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NHRC registered 1,782 fake encounter cases between 2000-2017; Uttar Pradesh alone accounts for 44.55%

As per an RTI query filed, Firstpost found that 1,782 cases of fake encounter were registered in India between 2000 and 2017