2002 Gujarat Riots

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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

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Provide Rs. 50L compensation to rape victim Bilkis Bano: SC
India

Provide Rs. 50L compensation to rape victim Bilkis Bano: SC

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.
Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic
India

Railway coach burnt to recreate Godhra incident for Modi's biopic

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.
2002 Naroda Patiya case: SC grants bail to four convicts
India

2002 Naroda Patiya case: SC grants bail to four convicts

The Supreme Court has granted bail to four convicts in the Naroda Patiya massacre case in Gujarat in which 97 people, most of them from a minority community, were killed by a mob during the 2002 riots in the state.
Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January
India

Gujarat riots: SC to hear plea against Modi in January

The Supreme Court today deferred till the third week of January the hearing on a plea filed by Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) to the then Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi in connection with the 2002 Godhra riots.
Ex-VP Hamid Ansari raises questions about 2002 Gujarat Riots
Politics

Ex-VP Hamid Ansari raises questions about 2002 Gujarat Riots

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.
Assam: Book's content on Godhra 'misleading about PM', FIR registered
India

Assam: Book's content on Godhra 'misleading about PM', FIR registered

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.
Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted
India

Godhra train-burning case: Two accused convicted, three others acquitted

A special court in Ahmedabad convicted two accused and acquitted three in the 2002 Godhra train burning incident, on Monday.
After acquittal, Maya Kodnani says no bigger court than conscience
India

After acquittal, Maya Kodnani says no bigger court than conscience

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.
Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction
India

Naroda Patiya: HC acquits Maya Kodnani, upholds Babu Bajrangi's conviction

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.

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