Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicNanavati commission

Topic: Nanavati commission

Justice Nanavati, former SC judge who probed 1984 & Godhra riots, passes away at 86

Justices Nanavati & Akshay Mehta had in 2014 submitted their final report on 2002, giving a clean chit to the Narendra Modi government that was in office at the time of the riots.

Amar Ujala calls CAB big BJP win, Bhaskar says opposition’s argument against it ‘fallacious’

A round-up of the Hindi newspapers opinion pages to reflect the viewpoint on topical issues from the heartland.

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.

4 commissions, 9 committees & 2 SITs – the long road to justice for 1984 Sikh killings

The case in which 2 men have been convicted had been closed by the police, and was only reopened by a central govt SIT set up in 2015.

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

HAL signed an MoU for opening an office in Kuala Lumpur | Twitter

Hindustan Aeronautics Limited to open first overseas marketing office in Malaysia for LCA Tejas

HAL is tapping new business opportunities for Light Combat Aircraft Tejas as well as servicing of Su-30 aircraft and Hawk trainer aircraft for the Royal Malaysian Air Force.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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