Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicGodhra riots

Topic: Godhra riots

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

Campus Voice is an initiative by ThePrint where young Indians get an opportunity to express their opinions on a prevalent issue.

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.

‘Our hearts sank’ — Bilkis Bano’s husband talks of safety fears as rape-murder convicts set free

11 convicts sentenced to life for committing gang rape and murder during the 2002 Gujarat riots were released this week after state government approved their remission application.

SC dismisses Zakia Jafri’s plea, says appeal ‘devoid of merits’: Full text of judgment

A bench of the Supreme Court headed by Justice A M Khanwilkar upheld the decision of the Ahmedabad Metropolitan Magistrate to accept the closure report of the Special Investigation Team.

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.

On Camera

YourTurn

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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