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Mumbai: Textbook revisions see mixed response

Mumbai: Textbook revisions see mixed response

While teacher terms NCERT’s omission of references saffronisation of academics, activist says other issues are more pressing

08 April,2024 07:13 AM IST | Mumbai | Dipti Singh
References to Babri, Gujarat riots, Hindutva dropped

References to Babri, Gujarat riots, Hindutva dropped

Chapter 8 on Secularism in class 11 textbook earlier said, “More than 1,000 persons, mostly Muslims, were massacred during the post Godhra riots in Gujarat in 2002”

06 April,2024 06:05 AM IST | New Delhi | Agencies
Bilkis Bano case: Convicts can ask Maharashtra govt for remission of sentences

Bilkis Bano case: Convicts can ask Maharashtra govt for remission of sentences

The Supreme Court of India ruled on Monday that the 11 convicts involved in the 2002 Bilkis Bano case and the murder of seven of her family members during communal riots in Gujarat cannot seek remission from the Gujarat government.

08 January,2024 08:27 PM IST | Mumbai | mid-day online correspondent
Rahul Gandhi says SC verdict showed country who gives patronage to criminals

Rahul Gandhi says SC verdict showed country who gives patronage to criminals

Earlier in the day, the apex court said the Gujarat government abused its power in grating the remission to the men convicted of gang-raping Bilkis Bano and murdering seven of her family members during the 2002 riots, and ordered that they be sent back to jail within two weeks

08 January,2024 03:20 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
Bilkis Bano case: 'Veil is off BJP's anti-women policies,' says Priyanka Gandhi

Bilkis Bano case: 'Veil is off BJP's anti-women policies,' says Priyanka Gandhi

The Supreme Court on Monday struck down the Gujarat government's order granting remission to 11 convicts who had gangraped Bilkis Bano and murdered her family members during the 2002 Godhra riots. It asked all 11 convicts to surrender before jail authorities within two weeks

08 January,2024 02:49 PM IST | New Delhi | ANI
Supreme Court grants bail to activist Teesta Setalvad in post-godhra riots case

Supreme Court grants bail to activist Teesta Setalvad in post-godhra riots case

In a significant development, the Supreme Court has granted regular bail to activist Teesta Setalvad in a case related to the alleged fabrication of evidence to frame innocent people in the 2002 post-Godhra riots cases.

19 July,2023 04:26 PM IST | New Delhi | mid-day online correspondent
SC fixes Aug 7 for final hearing on pleas against remission to convicts

SC fixes Aug 7 for final hearing on pleas against remission to convicts

The Supreme Court on Monday fixed August 7 for the start of the final hearing on a batch of pleas challenging the remission granted last year to all the 11 convicts in the case of Bilkis Bano gang rape and the murder of her family members during the 2002 Gujarat riots.

17 July,2023 04:49 PM IST | New Delhi | PTI
Mumbai court acquits two in 2002 Gujarat Best Bakery mob attack case

Mumbai court acquits two in 2002 Gujarat Best Bakery mob attack case

The duo Harshad Solanki and Mafat Gohil were acquitted of all the charges by Additional Sessions Judge M G Deshpande

13 June,2023 02:33 PM IST | Mumbai | PTI
'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

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