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'Full of contradictions': Court criticises SC-appointed SIT in Naroda Gam case

'Full of contradictions': Court criticises SC-appointed SIT in Naroda Gam case

Eleven persons were burnt alive in the Naroda Gam area of Ahmedabad district in Gujarat on February 28, 2002, when a bandh call was given by right wing organisations to protest against the burning of Sabarmati Express train in Godhra a day before

03 May,2023 12:17 PM IST | Ahmedabad | PTI
Bilkis Bano case: SC defers to May 9 hearing on pleas challenging remission

Bilkis Bano case: SC defers to May 9 hearing on pleas challenging remission

A bench of justices KM Joseph and BV Nagarathna was told by Solicitor General (SG) Tushar Mehta, appearing for the Centre and the Gujarat government that they are not claiming any privilege and are not filing any plea for review of the March 27 order of the court

02 May,2023 05:14 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Supreme Court grants bail to 8 convicts in Godhra train burning case

Supreme Court grants bail to 8 convicts in Godhra train burning case

The Supreme Court on Friday granted bail to eight people sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 Godhra train burning case which plunged Gujarat into a communal conflagration

21 April,2023 04:27 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Godhra train burning case: SC to hear pleas of Gujarat govt, convicts on Monday

Godhra train burning case: SC to hear pleas of Gujarat govt, convicts on Monday

A bench of Chief Justice D Y Chandrachud and Justices P S Narasimha and J B Pardiwala is scheduled to hear along with the bail applications a batch of pleas of the convicts challenging their convictions

09 April,2023 04:55 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Special SC bench to hear plea against remission to 11 convicts

Special SC bench to hear plea against remission to 11 convicts

“The en-masse premature release of the convicts...has shaken the conscience of the society and resulted in a number of agitations across the country,” she has said in the plea

23 March,2023 08:31 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Jafri's death a reminder of Sangh Parivar 'disregard for humanity': Kerala CM

Jafri's death a reminder of Sangh Parivar 'disregard for humanity': Kerala CM

Vijayan took to social media to lash out at the Sangh Parivar and commemorate Jafri's death, while calling on the society to unite in his widow Zakia Jafri's fight for justice

28 February,2023 07:28 PM IST | Thiruvananthapuram | PTI
SC dismisses plea seeking complete ban on BBC from operating in India

SC dismisses plea seeking complete ban on BBC from operating in India

Alleging that the BBC has been biased against India and the Indian government, the plea alleged that its documentary on Prime Minister Narendra Modi is a "result of deep conspiracy against global rise of India and its prime minister"

10 February,2023 01:14 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
‘Ban on BBC film attempt at curbing  access to content critical of govt’

‘Ban on BBC film attempt at curbing access to content critical of govt’

Legal experts explain what the ‘emergency power’ under 2021 IT Rules is and whether it infringes upon fundamental rights guaranteed under the Constitution

28 January,2023 07:55 AM IST | Mumbai | Vinod Kumar Menon

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