Friday, 7 October, 2022
Topic2002 Gujarat riots

Topic: 2002 Gujarat riots

Bilkis Bano case shows India does not value women as equal citizens

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SC grants interim bail to Teesta Setalvad in Gujarat riots case, questions HC on long adjournment

The apex court also made it clear that as far as Setalvad’s regular bail is concerned, the Gujarat HC, where her bail petition is still pending, will take a final call.

Supreme Court grants interim bail to activist Teesta Setalvad in 2002 Gujarat riots case

The top court said it has considered the matter only from the standpoint of interim bail and the Gujarat HC will decide Setalvad’s bail plea independently.

‘Make convicts party in plea,’ says CJI on petition challenging remission in Bilkis Bano case

A 3-judge bench led by CJI NV Ramana observed that the question is 'whether the convicts could have been granted remission & if it was within parameters of law'.

Remission to 11 accused in Bilkis Bano rape and murder case challenged before Supreme Court

The top court has agreed to consider listing the plea against the accused who were released by the Gujarat government last Monday.

Our take on CBI raid on Sisodia, BJP’s Congress-ification and Bilkis Bano—in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

Anger, fear, politics — Bilkis convicts’ remission revives 2002 memories for Gujarat Muslims

In Ahmedabad's Naroda & Naroda Patiya — where a mob allegedly killed over 97 people during 2002 riots — Muslim families are angry about the convicts' release, but don’t want to rock the boat.

Gujarat polls, fear of ‘Muslim appeasers’ tag: Why AAP is silent on Bilkis Bano convicts’ release

Release of 11 people convicted in the 2002 Bilkis Bano case has triggered nationwide outrage, with political parties — with the exception of BJP & AAP — criticising the move.

Victimisation, bad mahaul, Hindu-Muslim bond: Bilkis convicts try to push claims of innocence

Most of the 11 convicts released, returned to Gujarat's Singvad, which now wears a nonchalant, but uneasy calm. The village was also home to Bano’s family till 2002. Her uncle still lives there.

Hindu-Muslim to basic humanity—Bilkis Bano case shows India will never be free of Nirbhayas

Gujarat govt’s remission of life sentence of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gangrape case makes a mockery of everything PM Modi has been saying about protecting women’s safety.

On Camera

YourTurn

A video of police personnel flogging Muslim men in Kheda | Twitter

Why it’s easier to call Kheda police violence ‘Talibanisation’ than ‘Hindutvaisation’

A refusal to call the wrong by its name is more a sin of omission than commission. Look at the police flogging of Muslim men in Gujarat’s Kheda.
Falguni Nayar, Nykaa's founder & CEO, and Sima Ganwani Ved, Apparel Group's founder & chairwoman, pose for a picture during a strategic alliance announcement in Mumbai, on 6 October 2022 | Reuters

Nykaa forge ties with Dubai’s Apparel Group to expand business in Gulf countries

Falguni Nayar, the online retailer founder and CEO, said the two companies would together build a multi-brand beauty retail business with Nykaa holding a 55% stake of the entity.

Defence

Rescue operation underway after an army aviation Cheetah helicopter flying in the forward area near Tawang crashed during a routine sortie Wednesday | ANI

Multiple military & civilian chopper crashes in past years highlight a disturbing trend for India

An Indian Army Aviation Cheetah helicopter crashed Wednesday. Several such crashes over past few yrs have jolted the military. Non-military sphere, too, has encountered many crashes.

India’s hijab supporters will lose even if they win SC battle. Because the real war is political

In a highly polarised time, cornered minorities tend to lean back and protect the roots and fundamentals of what is so dear to them. Politically, it can often be a bad trap.
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