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Modi govt sits on appointment of son of ex-SC judge who found Godhra train fire ‘accidental’

Amitesh Banerjee is the son of U.C. Banerjee, a former Supreme Court judge whose report on Godhra train fire, that killed 58 karsevaks, ruled out foul play.
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SC grants bail to 14 convicts of 2002 Gujarat riots, asks them to do spiritual, social work

SC order says the convicts will be sent to Indore and Jabalpur in two batches and kept under the supervision of district legal authorities.

Godhra, Kashmir, northeast CAB unrest: can clampdowns on media visuals help curb violence?

The Nanavati Commission's report on the 2002 Gujarat carnage, released Wednesday, also recommended restrictions on media coverage during communal riots.

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.

One thing was distinctly rotten about 2002 Gujarat riots: use of rape as a form of terror

Harsh Mander writes about women and children who were subjected to the most sadistic and vicious forms of violence during the 2002 massacre.
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SC orders Gujarat govt to give Rs 50 lakh, job & accommodation to Bilkis Bano

Bilkis Bano, who was gang raped during the 2002 riots, earlier refused to accept a Rs 5 lakh offer and sought exemplary compensation from Gujarat govt.
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SC grants bail to 4 rioters convicted in 2002 Naroda Patiya massacre

The rioting had taken place on February 28, 2002, in the Naroda Patiya area of Ahmedabad where a mob had killed 97 people.

On Camera

Erdogan’s assault on Macron is the height of cynicism

There was a time when Turkish President Recep Tayyip Erdogan didn’t see the West as Turkey’s enemy and even wanted to join the European Union.

ICICI Bank’s profits jump six-fold for July-September quarter

The bank's net interest income increased by 16 per cent year-on-year to Rs. 9,366 crore in this year's second quarter from Rs 8,057 crore in last year's second quarter.

Defence

Union Defence Minister Rajnath Singh meets his US counterpart Mark Esper at his office in South Block Monday | Twitter | @rajnathsingh

Here is why US changed Rajnath Singh’s statement on ‘reckless aggression’ by China

Both the US State and Defense departments have added footnotes to the transcripts they released on Rajnath Singh’s remarks at 2+2. The State Department has also updated the text.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

5 reasons for the crisis in global Islam

If tens of crores of Muslims across the world feel they are victims of mass Islamophobia, their holy prophet shown deliberate disrespect, it is a sense of crisis and siege.