2002 Gujarat Riots
The 2002 Gujarat riots was an inter-communal violence that was started on February 27. The riot between Hindu and Muslim ignited after a train at Godhra station was set up on fire, burning 59 Hindu pilgrims alive. Hindus blamed Muslims for the blaze. The riots resulted in the deaths of around 2000 people with more than 2000 injured and leaving 223 people missing
23 Apr 2019
The Supreme Court directed the Gujarat government to pay compensation of Rs. 50 lakh to gangrape victim Bilkis Bano along with a government job and accommodation.
04 Mar 2019
On Sunday morning, a railway coach was set on fire in Vadodara to recreate 2002's Godhra train burning incident for Prime Minister Narendra Modi's biopic, reports IE.
14 Oct 2018
While releasing a book written by Lt. General Zameer Uddin Shah, the man who had led the army response during the 2002 Gujarat riots, former Vice President Dr. Hamid Ansari raised questions about the civil administration and the police's failure to control the situation.
24 Sep 2018
An FIR has been registered against a well-known publishing house in Assam and three authors for content in the reference book for Class 12 students of Political Science.
27 Aug 2018
A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
22 Apr 2018
Former Gujarat Minister Maya Kodnani, who was acquitted Friday in the Naroda Patiya massacre case that killed 97 people, said it was God's way of testing her.
20 Apr 2018
The Gujarat HC has acquitted former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Patiya riots case, ruling it had found no criminal conspiracy and that none of the witnesses was reliable.
23 Oct 2017
The SC has questioned the Gujarat government over action taken against officials who tampered with evidence in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. It noted such cops and doctors shouldn't be in service.
09 Oct 2017
The Gujarat High Court has commuted the death sentence awarded to 11 convicts in the Godhra train burning case and reduced it to life imprisonment.
05 Oct 2017
The Gujarat High Court (HC) has dismissed Zakia Jafri's plea and upheld the SIT closure report that gave PM Narendra Modi and 61 others a clean chit in the 2002 Godhra riots case.
18 Sep 2017
BJP chief Amit Shah has backed the alibi of Maya Kodnani, a party leader accused in the Gujarat riots case, who says she wasn't present when 11 Muslims were killed in Naroda Gam of Ahmedabad.
30 May 2017
The Supreme Court refused to stay the conviction of IPS officer R S Bhagora in the Bilkis Bano case, saying there was no urgency in hearing the matter as Bhagora had already served his sentence in the case.
25 May 2017
AAP leader Ashish Khetan, vice chairman of Delhi's Dialogue and Development Commission, has moved the Supreme Court seeking police protection after he allegedly received death threats from a "right-wing" organization.
09 May 2017
Fourteen years after her horrifying ordeal, as Bombay HC upheld life imprisonment of her 11 rapists, Bilkis Bano stresses, "I want justice, not revenge."
04 May 2017
The Bombay High Court upheld the convictions of 11 individuals in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case. However, the court rejected the CBI appeal to give the death sentence to three of the accused.
03 Feb 2017
28 people accused of arson, rioting and damaging property of minorities post Godhra train burning in February 2002, were acquitted by a Gandhinagar court.
27 Aug 2016
Union Minister of State for Parliamentary Affairs, Mukhtar Abbas Naqvi on 26th August, 2016, conveyed a decline of 200% in communal riots since 2014, when the BJP rose to power.
23 Jul 2016
Reversing a trial court's verdict of acquitting 27 accused in a post-Godhra riots case, Gujarat High Court held ten of them guilty of murder in Mehsana district's Meda Adraj.
17 Jun 2016
Ruling out capital punishment, a special court in Ahmedabad sentenced 11 people found guilty of murder in Gulbarg massacre, to life imprisonment.
3 Jun 2016
A Special Court found 24 accused guilty in the 2002 Gulbarg Society massacre case.