Monday, 16 May, 2022
TopicGodhra riots

Topic: Godhra riots

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.

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.

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.

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

YourTurn

Congress leader P. Chidambaram addresses a press conference at the 'Chintan Shivir' in Udaipur | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

30 years after liberalisation, Congress calls for economic reset at ‘Chintan Shivir’

Former finance minister Chidambaram called it a ‘step forward post-liberalisation’. It’s significant because it was a Congress government that brought in liberalisation in 1991.   

Defence

File photo of Pakistan PM Shehbaz Sharif speaking in the National Assembly | ANI

India expects ‘nothing dramatic’ from new Pakistan govt, ‘terror must stop for normalisation’

With Shehbaz Sharif government in power now, there's speculation that ties between India and Pakistan, which worsened after Balakot air strike, could see major improvement.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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