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2002 Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea challenging SIT clean chit to PM Narendra Modi on November 19 13.11.2018 Zee News : India National
The SC-appointed SIT had earlier given a clean chit to PM Modi and 59 others in the case.
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Gen ’92 on Ram temple: ‘I would rather they build some sort of peace monument there’ 10.11.2018 Scroll.in
A corporate lawyer in Mumbai feels irritated but unaffected by the Ayodhya dispute.
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This complex novel examines how women negotiate their lives during and after conflicts like war 3.11.2018 Scroll.in - News that matters
Covered earlier in reportage, the terrain of violence and survival for women moves into Tamil fiction through Sharmila Seyyid’s book, ‘Ummath’.
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Day after FIR, Court orders status quo in probe 24.10.2018 Financial Chronicle
Main players in CBI vs CBI Alok Verma, Director, CBI *AGMU cadre 1979 batch IPS officer *Has been CBI director since February 1, 2017 *Had been Delhi Police Commissioner before become CBI chief and before that held the influential post of DG Prisons, Delhi *Studied at St.Stephen’s College, Delhi Gujarat cadre 1984 batch IPS officer *Had probed the fodder scam, Godhra train fire, 2008 Ahmedabad blasts and the Asaram Bapu case. Said to have made his name as police commissioner of Surat. *A petition was filed alleging his role in Sterling Biotech in which he was alleged to have received Rs 3.8 crore *Studied at Jawaharlal Nehru University Source of differences between Alok Verma and Rakesh Asthana *Alok Verma had objected to the appointment of Rakesh Asthana as Special Director, CBI. That happened a year ago, in October 2017. The Central Vigilance Commissioner had been present at the meeting. That has been the genesis of the differences between the two. *Alok Verma’s objections did not stand, and he was ...
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Rahul Gandhi calls bribe-accused CBI officer Asthana PM Modi`s `blue-eyed boy` of `Godra SIT fame` 22.10.2018 Zee News : India National
In an unprecedented move, the CBI booked its second-in-command for allegedly taking bribes.
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2002 Godhra train burning: Two found guilty, three acquitted by special SIT court 27.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Farooq Bhana and Imran Sheru were awarded life sentence after the prosecution established their role as conspirators in the burning of two coaches of the Sabarmati Express in 2002.
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Godhra train burning case: 2 get lifer, 3 acquitted 27.8.2018 Rediff: News
These five men were apprehended in 2015-2016 and the trial was held at a special court set up at the Sabarmati Central Jail in Ahmedabad.
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Gujarat: 223 talukas receive rainfall, more in store 18.8.2018 DNA: Urban Tales
Thirty-three districts across Gujarat witnessed rainfall on Friday. Heavy rains might continue to lash the state for the next few days, the weatherman said. Friday's rainfall could be the most widespread in the current season, Indian Meteorological Department (IMD) said. Figures released by Gujarat State Disaster Management Authority (GSDMA) show that 223 out of 251 talukas received rainfall today. The rainfall comes at a crucial time as dry weather for a few more days would have severely affected the standing crops. Several places including Ahmedabad, Kheda, Panchmahal, Gandhinagar received early morning heavy showers, officials said. Kapadvanj taluka of Kheda received 150 mm (six inches) rainfall between 8:00 am and 4:00 pm; Godhra in Panchmahal received 122 mm (five inches) GSDMA said. Sanand taluka in Ahmedabad, Kalol in Gandhinagar, Matar in Kheda, and Ahmedabad city received more than four-inch rainfall. Eighteen other talukas in different districts received between 3-4 inch rainfall, while 22 ...
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After a dry spell, Central and North Gujarat gets pounded by rains 17.8.2018 DNA: Top News
Rains lashed several parts of central and north Gujarat on Friday after a dry spell this monsoon that had led to the state government terming the situation as "worrisome" in a review meeting held early this month. Officials said that, since early morning, it had been raining in central Gujarat districts like Panchmahals, Kheda, Anand and Ahmedabad and northern ones like Mehsana, Aravalli and Sabarkantha. According to figures released by the state government, Kapadvanj in Kheda district received 145 mm of rains, Godhra town of Panchmahals received 120 mm, Sanand in Ahmedabad district received 110 mm and Matar in Kheda received 104 mm rainfall. In the northern part of the state, Kalol in Gandhinagar district received 100 mm rainfall, Malpur in Aravalli got 88 mm, Kadi in Mehsana district got 79 mm and Posina in Sabarkantha received 70 mm rainfall. They said that Ahmedabad city, which had so far received 150 mm of rains during the current monsoon, received 102 mm in just four hours of rain in the ...
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Heavy rains in central Gujarat, floods in low-lying area 17.8.2018 Zee News : India National
Heavy rains lashed central Gujarat on Friday affecting districts like Panchmahals, Kheda, Anand and Ahmedabad. 
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A Phenomenal Statesman & Poet: LK Advani's tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee 17.8.2018 DNA: Recent Columns
Atal Bihari Vajpayee: A Statesman With A Poetic Soul (A Tribute to Atal Bihari Vajpayee) Haar nehi maanoonga/ Raar nehi thamoonga Kal ke kapaal par likhata-mitaata/ geet naya gaata hoon (I shall never accept defeat; Ever shall get ready for a new battle; I am he who erases old things and writes new things on the forehead of Time; I sing a new song) — Atal Bihari Vajpayee If I have to single out one person who has been an integral part of my political life almost from its inception till now, one who has remained my close ally in the party for well over fifty years, I have always unhesitatingly accepted it would be Atal Bihari Vajpayee. Many political observers have noted that it is only rare but, indeed, unparalleled in independent India's political history for two political personalities to have worked together in the same organisation for so long and with such a strong spirit of partnership. In the Prologue to this book, I have referred to a photograph of Atalji, Bhairon Singh Shekhawat and myself, ...
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Kodnani was present in Naroda Gam for around 10 minutes: SIT 3.8.2018 Rediff: News
Citing the testimonies of eye witnesses, Vyas said that people of that area saw Kodnani at Naroda Gam during the morning.
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Thipsay presided over many high profile cases 13.6.2018 Hindu: Cities
Retired Justice Abhay Mahadeo Thipsay’s transfer to the Allahabad High Court in May 2016 came soon after he granted bail to actor Salman Khan in the
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WHERE IS MANIPUR…??? “I’M FROM MANIPUR…!!!” 2.6.2018 Kangla Online
WHERE IS MANIPUR…??? “I’M FROM MANIPUR…!!!”
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Cong MLA's sons booked for firing in air at musical event 13.5.2018 General News
A video clip, purportedly showing two sons of a Gujarat Congress MLA firing in the air at a musical event, has prompted the police to register offences against them, an official said here today. No arrest had so far been made in this connection, but three persons were detained for questioning, he added. Mahendrabhai Sodha and Ranjitbhai Sodha, the sons of Anand MLA Kantibhai Sodha Parmar, were booked after they were purportedly seen in the video firing several rounds in the air from their guns, along with other unidentified persons, Anand Town police station inspector N K Chauhan said. The incident came to light after the video started circulating on the social media, he added. It appeared to be celebratory firing as the accused were also seen welcoming singer Rajba Gadhvi at a musical event on the Anand-Sojitra road, near the city, Chauhan said. "We have registered an FIR against the Sodha brothers and six others, along with some unidentified persons, based on the video, wherein they
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Guj HC upholds conviction of 19 persons in 2002 Ode riot case, acquits three accused 11.5.2018 General News
The Gujarat High Court today upheld the conviction of 19 persons, 14 of whom were sentenced to life term, in the 2002 Ode riot case in which 23 Muslims were killed during the post-Godhra communal violence in Gujarat in 2002. "Communal frenzy turns perfectly normal human beings momentarily into murderous monsters leaving nothing but trail of death and destruction for the victims and their own family alike," a division bench of justices Akil Kureshi and B N Karia , which also upheld the seven-year prison term to five of the convicts, observed. It acquitted three accused convicted by the trial court on April 12, 2012. It also upheld the acquittal of 23 others. One of the convicts, sentenced to life imprisonment by the trial court, died during the hearing of appeals. Twenty-three Muslims, including nine women and as many children, were burnt alive during a post-Godhra communal riot at Ode town in Anand district of Gujarat on March 1, 2002. Dilip Patel, Lalji Patel and Natubhai Patel, ...
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2002 post-Godhra riots: Gujarat High Court upholds conviction of 19 in Ode massacre case 11.5.2018 Hindu: Policy & Issues
23 people were killed by rioters in 2002
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Gujarat HC upholds life imprisonment for 14 11.5.2018 All News-IANS Stories
The Gujarat High Court on Friday upheld the life imprisonment awarded by a SIT court to 14 people for the massacre of 23 persons in a village during the 2002 riots.
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Google celebrates Dadasaheb Phalke, India's pioneering film-maker, with a doodle 30.4.2018 Hindu: Health
Phalke was deeply influenced by the work of Raja Ravi Varma, with whom he collaborated in bringing out prints of the latter's paintings.
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Gujarat, where survivors of Naroda Patiya massacre plan for their next battle 28.4.2018 Hindu: Home
On April 29, survivors of the massacre at Naroda Patiya, where 97 people were killed in the 2002 riots of Gujarat, will gather to discuss their future
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