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A tortuous quest for justice 27.2.2006 Hindu: Opinion
Justice, at last. After four years of tortuous twists and turns, what is most striking about the Best Bakery case is not the conviction of nine of the 17 accused brought to trial, but the effort that went into securing the ends of justice. ...
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"Modi has lost moral right to continue" 27.2.2006 Hindu: National
NEW DELHI: : The Communist Party of India on Sunday said the Narendra Modi Government in Gujarat had lost the moral right to continue in office after its indictment by a Mumbai Sessions Court in the Best Bakery case. A resolution to this effect ...
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Four years after Godhra, justice eludes many victims 27.2.2006 New Indian Express
Four years after Godhra, justice eludes many victims
VHP activists pay homage to Godhra victims 27.2.2006 New Kerala: Gujarat
Ahmedabad; Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) activists observed a two-minute silence at Gujarat's Godhra town to pay homage to the 59 victims of a train-burning tragedy there on the fourth anniversary of the incident.
No Modi Chowk in Godhra, but patriotic displays galore 27.2.2006 New Kerala: Gujarat
By Saeed Khan, Godhra (Gujarat): This town, infamous for communal clashes before and after India's independence, would have had a traffic intersection named after Chief Minister Narendra Modi -- posterboy of hardline Hindutva according to many -- if authorities had their way.
Godhra's 'POTA families' anxiously await release of kin 27.2.2006 New Kerala: Gujarat
By Saeed Khan, Godhra (Gujarat): For families of those charged with burning a coach of the Sabarmati Express train - known locally as "POTA families" after the acronym of the Prevention of Terrorism Act - the past four years have been a trial of patience.
just a start 26.2.2006 Telegraph: Opinion
Very few triumphs are absolutely unequivocal. It is understandable that right-thinking Indians would hail the Best Bakery convictions as a triumph of justice. The burning alive, in March 2002, of 14 Muslims by a mob of more than a thousand Hindus, a couple of days after the Godhra carnage, has come to stand for not only the hideousness of the Gujarat pogrom, but also, in its long aftermath, the systematic abuse, misuse and mutilation of justice in the state, to adapt the words of the Supreme Court. That shameful history has been addressed by the life sentences delivered in the Mumbai court, a trial attended by many concerned citizens, some of them fairly eminent. Yet, the sentences are accompanied by perjury notices served to Ms Zahira Habibullah ...
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Where has Zahira gone? No one has a clue 26.2.2006 Telegraph: Nation
Zahira Sheikh, the centre of attraction in the Best Bakery case, seems untraceable.
Four years after Godhra, justice eludes many 26.2.2006 New Kerala: Gujarat
By Saeed Khan, Ahmedabad: Four years after Gujarat's communal violence numbed India, thousands of Muslims and Hindus await justice amid persisting complaints of indifference against Chief Minister Narendra Modi's government.
VHP to support family members of convicted in Best Bakery case 26.2.2006 New Kerala: Gujarat
Vadodara, Feb 25: The Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) will assist and support the family members of those convicted in the Best Bakery retrial case.
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9 convicted in Best Bakery case 26.2.2006 Business Standard
9 convicted in Best Bakery case
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Is Zahira a victim or an accused? 25.2.2006 Rediff: News
'While we celebrate our victories, we need to remember that not every case can go for retrial at the hands of the Supreme Court.'
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'Best Bakery judgment will divide Hindutva base' 25.2.2006 Rediff: News
Gujarat Congress president Solanki has said the judgment is a landmark one.
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Central Chronicle 25.2.2006 Central Chronicle
Central Chronicle
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Vindication of justice, four years later... 25.2.2006 DNA: India
Apart from the life term for the nine convicted, the court awarded them imprisonment ranging from one to ten years on various charges.
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'Verdict a question mark on Gujarat government' 25.2.2006 DNA: India
While much of the credit for the landmark judgment in the Best Bakery retrial will go to the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC), one person who stood her ground to ensure justice to the victims of the Gujarat riots despite allegations from all quarters is activist Teesta Setalvad.
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BJP seeks to credit Modi with Best Bakery convictions 25.2.2006 New Kerala: India News
New Delhi, Feb 24: Reacting to a Mumbai court's life sentence to nine people in connection with the Best Bakery case, the BJP today sought to give credit to Chief Minister Narendra Modi for the convictions, citing his compliance with the Supreme Court order for a retrial in Maharashtra.
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I am satisfied: Teesta Setalvad 25.2.2006 Hindu: National
Judge has conducted the retrial in a fair and transparent manner, she says
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Modi govt interfering in riots cases: Congress 25.2.2006 New Indian Express
Modi govt interfering in riots cases: Congress
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Justice restored: 9 get lifer for Best Bakery massacre 25.2.2006 New Indian Express
Justice restored: 9 get lifer for Best Bakery massacre
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