Thursday, 11 August, 2022
Topic2002 riots

Topic: 2002 riots

SC to hear Zakia Jafri’s plea challenging clean chit to Modi in 2002 Gujarat riots in April

Zakia Jafri, wife of late Congress MP Ehsan Jafri, filed a petition in 2018 after SIT cleared Modi in 2012, saying there was 'no prosecutable evidence' against him and 63 others.

Nanavati Commission discredits statements of 3 former IPS officers in 2002 riots case

Former IPS officers Sanjiv Bhatt, R.B. Sreekumar and Rahul Sharma had given statements against the then Narendra Modi-led Gujarat govt in the 2002 riots case.

Talk Point: Modi’s image is intact, even if he has left Gujarat

While interacting with the students of IIT Gandhinagar recently, I observed that most of them still believed in Modi, and Gujarat was a safe place for women, unlike most of the states.

Talk Point: The engagement of young voters in Gujarat elections is unprecedented

The young voters not only seem to be enormously interested in these elections, they are also likely to vote for the Congress in much bigger numbers than they had ever in the past.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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