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Godhra carnage was not an act of terror, state failed to maintain law and order: Gujarat HC 10.10.2017 DNA: India
The Gujarat High Court, in its judgement on the 2002 Godhra carnage, has upheld the conspiracy theory but said the crime of the 11 convicts whose death sentence was commuted to rigorous life imprisonment was neither terrorism nor an act of waging war against the state. The division bench of Justice Anant S Dave and G R Udhwani, in the order made available today, pulled up the state government for failing to maintain law and order, saying the state failed to apprehend the trouble considering the circumstances prevailing then. It also said that the Ministry of Railways did not take "measures to ensure safety of the passengers or to provide alternatives" considering that the Sabarmati Express, a coach of which was burnt killing 59 kar sevaks, was "overcrowded." The courty yesterday commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts to rigorous life imprisonment, while upholding the life sentence of another 20 in the case. The court commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts to life imprisonment relying on ...
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Godhra train burning case : Death sentence of 11 convicts commuted to life imprisonment 10.10.2017 Central Chronicle » Nation
Agencies, Ahmedabad Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts to... more »
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Noose is spared for 11 convicts 10.10.2017 DNA: Recent Columns
The Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted the death sentence of 11 convicts in the 2002 Godhra train burning case to life imprisonment, and upheld the life sentence to 20 and acquittal of 63 others, including the alleged mastermind. A division bench of Justices Anant S Dave and GR Udhwani accepted the conspiracy theory and pronounced the judgement on appeals filed by the convicts and the prosecution. The court also ordered the state government and the Railways to pay Rs 10 lakh each to the families of those killed, saying both failed to maintain law and order. Fifty-nine karsevaks had been killed in the burning of a Sabarmati Express coach in Godhra, triggering the worst communal riots in Gujarat in which more than 1,000 people were killed. A total of 94 people had stood trial on charges of murder, attempt to murder and conspiracy. In 2011, a special trial court convicted 31 persons — 11 sentenced to death and 20 to life imprisonment. It had acquitted the 63 others. While pronouncing the judgement, ...
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Godhra train carnage: HC spares the noose for 11 convicts 10.10.2017 All Current Affairs Stories
The High Court pronounced its verdict on a set of appeals challenging convictions and acquittals by a special SIT court in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case
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Gujarat court commutes Godhra train attack sentence to life 9.10.2017 The Assam Tribune
Gujarat court commutes Godhra train attack sentence to life
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Godhra train burning case: VHP's Togadia says Hindus denied basic justice 9.10.2017 Business Standard: News Now
Why not death by hanging to those jihadis who burnt Hindus in Godhra with planned conspiracy?, said Pravin Togadia
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Godhra train burning case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence to 11 convicts into life imprisonment 9.10.2017 New Kerala: Gujarat
Gandhinagar (Gujarat) , October 9 : The Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted the death sentence to 11 convicts, in connection with the 2002 Godhra train burning case, into life imprisonment.
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Gujarat HC commutes death sentences of 11 in Godhra train burning 9.10.2017 All News-IANS Stories
The Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted to life term the death sentences of 11 accused in the 2002 Godhra train burning case in which 59 kar sevaks were killed.
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Godhra train carnage: HC spares the noose for 11 convicts 9.10.2017 Rediff: News
Fifty-nine 'karsevaks' were killed in the Godhra train burning incident of February 27, 2002, triggering the worst communal riots in the history of Gujarat.
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Godhra train burning case: Gujarat HC commutes death sentence of 11 to life 9.10.2017 News
The High Court pronounced its verdict on a set of appeals challenging convictions and acquittals by a special SIT court in the 2002 Godhra train coach burning case
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Godhra train burning case | Live: HC commutes death sentence of 11 to life 9.10.2017 Hindu: Other States
The verdict in the Godhra case was pronounced on a set of appeals —whose hearings were completed more than two years ago — that were filed challenging the conviction and acquittals in the case.
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Guj HC commutes death sentence for 11 in Godhra train burning 9.10.2017 Deccan Herald - Breaking News Rss Feeds
Gujarat High Court on Monday commuted death sentence of 11 convicted for burning of S6 coach of Sabarmati Express near Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002, leading to ghastly deaths of 59 persons, to life sentence.The train burning had triggered massive communal riots across the state of Gujarat, leading to deaths of another about 1000 people. The incident also changed the narrative of polity in Gujarat and the country going forward.A total of 130 persons were accused, of which 94 persons stood trial on charges of murder and conspiracy. Of these 63 were acquitted by special court in 20
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2002 Godhra train carnage: Timeline of Sabarmati Express burning case 9.10.2017 DNA: Mumbai
The Gujarat High Court today pronounced its judgment on the 2002 Godhra train carnage. Here's the timeline of the 15-year-old case. February 27, 2002: Coach S6 of Ahmedabad-bound Sabarmati Express is burnt by a mob, 50 people are killed. May 24, 2002: Chargesheet filed against 54, which later went up to 134 people. Almost one year after this, Jabir Binyamin Behra, in a confession to the Gujarat Police, reveals that conspiracy was hatched at Aman Guest House in Godhra on February 26, 2002. Behra names Maulana Hussain Umarji as a key conspirator. February 14, 2003: POTA is applied on the 134 accused in the case. The National Human Rights Commission and human rights activists appeal to the Supreme Court against imposition of the POTA. The top court refers the matter to the Gujarat High Court. November 2003: The Supreme Court puts a stay on the trial till POTA issue is resolved. October 2008: POTA charges are lifted. May 2009: The Supreme Court sets up a special court to conduct trial in the matter. The ...
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October 9, 2017: News at a glance 9.10.2017 Zee News : India National
Here's a look at the top happenings of October 09, 2017 1. GST breather for common man, more items likely to get cheaper
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Godhra train carnage: Gujarat High Court commutes death sentence to 11 into life imprisonment 9.10.2017 Zee News : India National
The Gujarat High Court on Monday altered a lower court verdict in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case. The HC commuted the death penalty awarded to 11 convicts to life imprisonment.
Godhra train burning case: top developments over the years 9.10.2017 Hindu: Other States
Fifty-nine pilgrims returning from Ayodhya were charred to death when a mob attacked the Sabarmati Express and torched the S6 coach near the Godhra railway station on February 26, 2001. Today's verdict might pertain to the appeals filed by those convicted by the trial court and the SC-appointed SIT, challenging acquittals - including that of main accused Maulana Umarji. Here are the developments in the case, over the years.
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Live: Verdict on appeals in Godhra train burning case out today 9.10.2017 Hindu: Kochi
The verdict is to be pronounced on a set of appeals —whose hearings were completed more than two years ago — that were filed challenging the conviction and acquittals in the case.
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LIVE! 90 lakh truckers begin India-wide chakka jam against GST 9.10.2017 Rediff: Top Stories (India)
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Godhra train carnage verdict, Delhi Metro fare tussle, Gripen deal and Indian Army: DNA morning must reads 9.10.2017 DNA: Top News
Gujarat High Court to pronounce verdict in 2002 Godhra train carnage case today The Gujarat High Court will pronounce its judgment on the 2002 Godhra train carnage today. In the horrific incident, 59 passengers were charred to death at the Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002. The trial of the sensitive case was conducted in-camera at the Sabarmati Jail by the special designated court. dnai.in/f6tx After outrage over martyrs' remains in make-shift boxes, Indian Army calls it an 'aberration' On Sunday, a tweet posted by Retd Lieutenant General HS Panag sparked outrage which showed the mortal remains of defence personnel who were killed in a chopper crash. The photographs showed their bodies being carried in make-shift cardboard boxes, tied up with ropes. It was even more ironic that the incident occurred on Air Force Day. dnai.in/f6rv Amit Shah's son Jay Shah to file Rs 100-crore lawsuit against 'false' report Rejecting allegations levelled by a news website against BJP president Amit Shah's son ...
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Gujarat High Court to pronounce verdict in 2002 Godhra train carnage case today 9.10.2017 DNA: Money
The Gujarat High Court will pronounce its judgment on the 2002 Godhra train carnage today. In the horrific incident, 59 passengers were charred to death at the Godhra railway station on February 27, 2002. The trial of the sensitive case was conducted in-camera at the Sabarmati Jail by the special designated court. In 2011, the special court in its verdict had concluded that it is rarest of rare case had convicted 31 accused and acquitted 63 others including main accused Maulana Umarji. Out of 31 convicts, 11 were awarded death penalty and rest 20 were sentenced to life imprisonment. The special court's verdict was challenged by the state government and the convicts before the Gujarat High Court on April 06 2011. The state had appealed for the confirmation of the special court order, whereas convicts had pleaded for quashing of the convictions. The matter was listed before the division bench of justice AS Dave and justice GR Udhwani. Submission on the appeal began on March 5 2014 and was argued for over a ...
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