Ishrat Jahan: News

Ishrat Jahan encounter case: 3 Gujarat cops discharged by court

In the high-profile Ishrat Jahan encounter case, a special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court on Wednesday discharged three accused police officers: GL Singhal, Tarun Barot, and Anaju Chaudhari.

24 Sep 2020

Delhi Police

Salman Khurshid named by accused in Delhi riots chargesheet

Congress leader and former Union Minister Salman Khurshid has been named in the latest chargesheet filed by the Delhi Police in connection with the February riots in the city.

22 Sep 2020


How were Delhi riots planned? Police explains alleged conspirators' role

In its charge-sheet related to Delhi riots, that broke out in February 2020, the Delhi Police claimed that seeds for the violence were sowed after the results of the 2019 general elections were declared and that the conspirators wanted to topple an elected government.

03 Aug 2020

Delhi Police

Tahir Hussain confesses to role in February Delhi violence: Police

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) councilor Tahir Hussain has confessed to his involvement in the violence that broke out in Northeast Delhi earlier this year, according to police records.

31 Oct 2019

Narendra Modi

Meet GC Murmu, the first L-G of Jammu and Kashmir

Nearly three months after the special status was withdrawn from Jammu and Kashmir, the newly-formed Union Territory got its new chief on Thursday.

18 Jul 2019

West Bengal

Triple talaq petitioner attends Hanuman Chalisa event; gets death threats

Kolkata BJP leader Ishrat Jahan, who was a prominent petitioner in the triple talaq case in the Supreme Court, was allegedly threatened and verbally abused for attending a Hanuman Chalisa recital in AC market, Howrah, on Tuesday.

06 Jun 2018

Narendra Modi

Ishrat Jahan case: CBI wanted to arrest Modi, says Vanzara

In controversial claims, former Gujarat DIG DG Vanzara told a court yesterday that the CBI wanted to arrest then CM Narendra Modi and then Gujarat Home Minister Amit Shah in the Ishrat Jahan encounter case.

05 Apr 2018


Salman Bhai goes to prison, and Twitter can't handle it

After killing two blackbucks in 1998, Salman Khan is finally going to prison. For five years, if the verdict holds.

21 Feb 2018

Narendra Modi

Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case: Gujarat's ex-DGP PP Pandey discharged

Special CBI judge JK Pandya discharged former Gujarat DGP PP Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan fake encounter case. He was charged along with other former police officers with conspiracy, illegal confinement and murder by the CBI.

01 Feb 2018

West Bengal

Bypolls results: Congress wins in Rajasthan; TMC in Bengal

It seems Congress's fortunes are changing. In Rajasthan, in a semi-final election of sorts before the state assembly polls, Congress won the LS constituency seats of Alwar and Ajmer and the Mandalgarh Assembly seat.

29 Jan 2018


Rajasthan, Bengal bypolls: Litmus test for Mamata and Raje

India's two women CMs from rival parties, WB CM Mamata Banerjee and Rajasthan CM Vasundhara Raje, face an acid test on their respective home turfs before 2019 Lok Sabha elections.

01 Jan 2018


Triple talaq crusader Ishrat Jahan joins BJP in Bengal

Ishrat Jahan, one of the five petitioners who challenged triple talaq, joined BJP. Reportedly, she was felicitated by the Howrah unit and inducted into the party.

06 Sep 2017


Triple talaq petitioner Ishrat Jahan has another battle to fight

It's been two weeks since the SC banned the controversial Islamic practice of triple talaq. It looked like the landmark judgement would change the lives of millions.

22 Aug 2017


Shayara Bano, the woman behind the triple talaq revolution

When the debate over triple talaq reached the Supreme Court last year for the first time, it made headlines.