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Compensation to  Gujarat Riot Victims


Public Meeting

Fatwa on Terrorism issued by Mufti Fuzail-ur-Rahman Hilal Usmani
(Pronounced in person at a Public Meeting, “Citizens Against Terror”, organized by Citizens for Justice and Peace, Muslims for Secular Democracy and others in Mumbai on July 27, 2006).

Text of Fatwa: Hindi | Urdu | Marathi | Gujarati

Message from Sajjadanashin Of
Hazrat Khwaja Saheb,
Ajmer Shari

Press Coverage of Meeting

Statement of Condemnation
(Mumbai Blast)


SC judgment
Re-trial of Best Bakery Case
outside Gujarat

(April 12, 2004)

Media Archive



  List of Prosecution,    
  defence witnesses
  Chart for the
  identification of
  the accused
  Chart for the
  identification of
  the weapon
  List of accused  (pdf)
  Contradictory statements  
  by Zahira and family
  Zahira Speak  (pdf)
  Hostile witnesses:    (pdf)
  Criminal consequences
  Modi on NHRC, CJ  (pdf)
  Pending petition for  (pdf)
  re- investigation, transfer
  No appeals  (pdf)
 Partisan prosecutors (pdf)
 Partisan Investigation (pdf)
 Vadodara witnesses (pdf)
  Case History
 Supreme court  
(Mar 8, '06)
  Mazgaon (Mumbai)
  session court
(Full Judgement)  
 ( Feb 24, '06)
  Mazgaon (Mumbai)
  session court
 (Feb 24, '06)
  SC Judgement: transfer
  and  retrial in Mumbai
(April 12, '04)
  SC order expunging
  remarks against
  Teesta, Mihir
  Gujarat HC order
  Dec. 26, '03/Jan 12, '04
  CJP and Zahira file
  SLP in SC
(Aug. 8, '03)
  Zahira/CJP press  
  conference in Mumbai

  (July 7, '03)
  Sessions Court
  Judgement, Vadodara

  (June 27, '03)

News Letter March 2006

Crime Against

Gujarat Riots
 Concerned Citizens Tribunal Report


Crime Against

( Abridged Version)


Gujarat 2002


Media Reports on Gujarat Cases

  “Whither rule of law in Gujarat?”  (The Hindu,  Oct. 2, 2011)  

   Bhatt arrest a warning to witnesses in   Zakia case, say rights organisations
(The Hindu,  Oct. 2, 2011)

   Bhatt goes to jail, wife sees threat to his  life from ‘police under CM’
      (Indian Express,  Oct. 2, 2011)

  The Haren Pandya Judgment: Dissection  of a Botched Investigation
     (Economic & Political Weekly,  Sept. 17, 2011)

   Hairen Pandya Murder- Will the real culprits be nabbed (Malayalam Manorma)

   Modi's troubles (Frontline,  Sept. 10-23)  

   Botching up the Sohrabuddin probe  (The Times of India,  August 17, 11)  

    PIL FOR LOKAYUKTA In Gujarat you are  killed if you fight for justice ...  
  (The Times of India,  August 17, 11)   

   ‘Rioting can’t go beyond two hours  without police connivance’   
(The Times of India,  August 17, 11)

  IPS officers face govt's ire for not toeing the line  (The DNA, August 12, 11)

  Why Modi hates these Cops  (Siasat, August 12, 11)

   The CDs that were too hot tohandle  (The DNA, August 12, 11)

“NHRC threatens to move SC against Gujarat govt” (The Indian Express, July 6, 11)

  Victim Survivors and CJP welcome  Gulberg Trial Court's Order dtd 31.5.2011

  Bhatt attended Modi meet: ex-Gujarat cop  (IBNLive, May 7, 11)

  Ghosts of Gujarat  (Frontline, May 7-20, 11)

  ‘Finally, the truth is getting out'  (Frontline, May 7-20, 11)

   Modi wanted Muslims to be taught a lesson: Gujarat cop (The Times of India, April 23, 11)

  ‘Destroyed’ Gujarat riots records suddenly resurface after 9 yrs
     (The Times of India, April 23, 11)

  Bhatt wants to give statement  before judge in riots case (The Times of India) 
(March 22, 2011) 

   SIT quizzes Sanjeev Bhatt for 5 hours (The DNA)  (March 22, 2011) 

   SIT questions IPS officer in Gulbarg riots (The Times of India)  (March 22, 2011)  

   SIT grills DIG Sanjiv Bhatt over Gulberg Society carnage  (The Hindu) (March.22, 2011)  

   Gulberg: SIT questions IPS officer (The Indian Express)  (March.22, 2011)  

   SIT to quiz whistle-blower cop again on Modi riot role (The Times of India) (March 17 2011)  

   In Godhra case, how will conspiracy charge stick? (The Times of India)  (Feb. 28, 2011) 

   Gujarat top cop may be paying for his 'initiative'  (The Times of India)  (Feb. 11, 2011)

   Gujarat questions IPS officer for furnishing riots call data (The Times of India)  
(Feb. 05, 2011)   

   Naroda Gam case: Order on Rais Khan’s plea reserved till Dec. 3 (The Times of India)
(Nov. 30, 2010)

   Mediamen asked to testify in Gulbarg case (The Times of India)  (Nov. 30, 2010) 

Gulbarg case: Accused to be   quizzed  (The Times of India) (Nov. 29, 2010) 

   Clarify nature of Zadaphia's  deposition: HC (The Times of India)  (Nov. 29, 2010) 

   ‘I saw him stripped, chopped off and burnt’ (The Indian Express)  (Oct. 23, 2010) 

   Narendra Modi presided over ’02 riots: Zadaphia tells SIT  (The Times of India) (Oct. 23, 2010) 

  Rings A Bell?  (Tehelka)  (June 12, 2010) 

  Guj riots: Is SC trying to shore up SIT credibility?  (The Times of India) ( May 28, 2010) 

  SIT submits report on Modi, Togadia in SC  (The Times of India) ( May 15, 2010)

  SIT submits report on Modi, Togadia in SC  (The Times of India) ( May 15, 2010) 

   Jafri murder: SIT gives report to SC   (The DNA) ( May 15, 2010) 

   GODHRA RIOTS - SIT submits report in SC on Modi, Togadia  (The Hindustan Times)
( May 15, 2010) 

   Jafri wife referred to 13 IPC offences (The Asian Age) ( May 15, 2010) 

   Zakia’s son writes to DGP for criminal complaint against Pravin Togadia
    (The Indian Express) ( May 15, 2010) 

   Gujarat riots: SIT submits report to SC (The Indian Express) ( May 15, 2010) 

  Tanvir Jafri lodges complaint against Pravin Togadia  (The Times of India)  ( May 15, 2010) 

  Supreme Court refuses to stay Gujarat riot cases trial  (The Hindu) ( May 7, 2010) 

  SIT report on Modi in Jafri’s plaint in a week  (The Times of India) ( May 7, 2010) 

  Gujarat riot trials: SC agrees to replace 2 PPs (The Indian Express) ( May 7, 2010) 

  Riot cases: SC bars verdicts, not trial   ( May 7, 2010) 

  Supreme Court refuses to stay Gujarat riot cases trial  (The Hindu) ( May 7, 2010) 

  SIT report on Modi in Jafri’s plaint in a week  (The Times of India) ( May 7, 2010) 

  Gujarat riot trials: SC agrees to replace 2 PPs (The Indian Express) ( May 7, 2010) 

  Riot cases: SC bars verdicts, not trial   ( May 7, 2010) 


  Petition of the reconstitution of SIT adjourned to May 6, 2010 ( April 28, 2010) 


  Modi meets RSS bosses to discuss Guj riots case  (The Hindustan Times)
April 22, 2010) 


  Togadia fails to appear before SIT  (The Hindustan Times) ( April 20, 2010) 


  SC upset with leaks in riots case  (The Hindustan Times) ( April 20, 2010) 


  Reconsider order to drop Johri, Jha: SIT  (The Hindu) ( April 20, 2010) 


  SC angry about ‘behind the scene’ drama in riots trial (The Times of India)
( April 20, 2010) 


  SIT chairman against change in riot probe team  (The Mail Today)  ( April 20, 2010) 


  Complainant, witness depose online in Prantij riots case

 (The DNA) ( April 19, 2010) 


  2002 riots were as per Gandhi's views: Singhal

 (The DNA) ( April 19, 2010) 


  2002 riots: Witnesses depose in British nationals’ killing case

 (The Indian Express) ( April 19, 2010) 


  ‘02 riots: Setalvad didn’t tutor us, says Zakia Jafri

 (The Indian Express) ( April 18, 2010) 


  Togadia to take SIT test today

 (The Times of India) ( April 18, 2010) 


  Singhal says SIT trying to defame Modi  (The Times of India)
( April 18, 2010) 


  Modi govt questions summons from SIT   (The Asian Age)
( April 17, 2010) 


  SC can’t stay trial, SIT has no right to summon Modi: Gujarat govt

(The Indian Express) ( April 17, 2010) 


  Zakia Jaffery gets CISF protection  (The Deccan herald)
( April 17, 2010) 


  HC refuses to cancel bail to 23 accused  (The DNA)
( April 17, 2010) 


  2002 RIOTS CASE - SC can't stay trial: Guj govt  (The Hindustan Times)
( April 17, 2010) 


   Will senior cop be called as witness? (The Indian Express)
( April 14, 2010) 


   Man arrested for threatening Naroda Patiya witness
(The Indian Express)
( April 9, 2010) 


   EU travel ban on Modi justified: German delegation
(The Times of India)
( April 9, 2010) 


   SC rejects former SIT member's petition (The Daily Pioneer)
( April 8, 2010) 


   SC mulls stay on Gujarat riots trial as SIT under lens

(The Mail Today) ( April 7, 2010) 


   A happy Zakia hopes for justice

(The Hindu) ( April 7, 2010) 


   Why plea to remove Jha, Johri: Jafri named him, she is accused of inaction (The Indian Express)
April 7, 2010) 


   Court asks Geeta Johri, Jha to keep off probe (The Hindu)
April 7, 2010) 


   Keep Jha, Johri out of SIT probe into Guj riots: SC  (The Times of India) ( April 7, 2010) 


   Drop 2 cops from Guj riots probe team: SC (The DNA) ( April 7, 2010) 


   Naroda Patia riot witness threatened  (The Times of India)
April 5, 2010) 


   39,469 riot victims yet to be compensated

 (The DNA) ( April 5, 2010) 


   Decision against summoning Modi not final: Nanavati panel

 (The Times of India) ( April 2, 2010) 


   Nanavati panel may summon Modi (The Daily Pioneer) ( April 2, 2010) 


  SIT questions Vanzara, Amin

(The DNA) ( April 1, 2010) 


  Naroda gam case: Witness identifies two accused

(The Times of India) ( March 31, 2010) 


  Gujarat will give befitting reply to critics, says Modi

(The Times of India) ( March 31, 2010) 


   2002 riots: SIT quizzes 3 lawyers

(The Indian Express) ( March 30, 2010) 


   Several Modi aides yet to be questioned by special team

 (The Mumbai Mirror)
( March 30, 2010) 


'Womb slit apart, foetus cut into pieces' (CNN IBN Live)
( March 30, 2010) 


   SIT questioning a difficult moment, says Modi

(Rediff.com)  (March 29, 2010) 


   CJI shares dais with Modi, ignores riot victims' appeal

(The Hindu)  (March 29, 2010) 


   SIT quizzes lawyers in Gujarat riot cases  (The Deccan Herald)
( March 29, 2010) 


   Modi is first sitting CM quizzed for mass murder (The Asian Age)
( March 28, 2010) 


   Guj riots: Modi questioned by SIT for over 9 hours
(The Indian Express
( March 28, 2010) 


   After SIT, will FIR be filed against Modi?  (The Times of India)
( March 28, 2010) 


   Jafri widow: Law not blind, I’ll get justice  (The Times of India)
( March 28, 2010) 


   Don’t share dais with Modi: Jafri’s children to CJI   
(The Indian Express)
( March 28, 2010) 


   CJI should not share dais with Modi’  (The Times of India)
( March 28, 2010) 

   Release of Tehelka Tapes in the Public Domain (Press Release)
( March 22, 2010) 


  Gulberg case adjourned till SC review SIT performance
(Press Release)
( March 15, 2010) 


  SIT summons Modi in Gulbarg killing case  (The Times of India)
( March 12, 2010) 


   Now, Modi will also have sleepless nights: Zakia
(The Indian Express)
( March 12, 2010) 


   SIT to quiz Modi but move raises eyebrows (The Mail Today)
( March 12, 2010) 


   SIT summons to Modi evokes mixed reactions (The Hindu)
( March 12, 2010) 


   2002 riots case: SIT summons ex-BJP Gen Secy  (Rediff.com)
( March 12, 2010) 


   Transfer against Biased Judge Admitted  (Press Release)
( March 5, 2010) 


   ‘Frustrated’, special prosecutor, deputy quit Gulbarg case  (The Times of India)
( March 3, 2010) 


   SIT Special Public Prosecutor, deputy resign   (The Hindu)
( March 3, 2010) 


  Be Your Father’s Son
An open letter to Amitabh Bachchan

  (The Tehelka) ( March 6, 2010) 


   Reconstitute SIT, demand survivors  (The DNA) ( March 1, 2010) 


  Godhra eyewitness: CISF deployed at Mullah’s residence

  (The Indian Express) ( March 1, 2010) 


   8yrs later, Gulbarg still haunts  (The DNA) ( March 1, 2010) 


   Naroda Patia investigation: Verdict likely on March 4

  (The DNA) ( March 1, 2010) 


   Godhra eyewitness: CISF deployed at Mullah’s residence

  (The Indian Express) ( March 1, 2010) 


   Gujarat HC notice to SIT
Feb. 24, 2010) 


   Probing questions  
Feb. 24, 2010) 


   An important witness for the prosecution Balwant Sinh from the Gujarat Home Department
deposed in the Gulberg Trial

Feb. 16, 2010) 

   Reply to complaints, court tells Raghavan (The Hindu)
Feb. 10, 2010) 

   SC tells Guj riots probe team to come clean  (The DNA) (Feb. 10, 2010) 


   Giving Guj riots probe to CBI a closed chapter, rules SC 
(The Indian Express)
(Feb. 10, 2010) 


    Naroda trial halts as accused slaps another in court
(The Times of India) (Feb. 3, 2010) 


   The unmaking of an investigation (The Seminar) 


    Court dismisses plea to transfer Godhra riots case  

(The Rediff on net) (Jan. 28, 2010) 


   Sardarpura massacre case: Plea for further probe rejected   (The Indian Express) (Jan. 28, 2010) 


    Gulberg Society victims demand transfer of trial

(The Hindu) (Jan. 26, 2010)


    Witnesses call trial judge biased (The Indian Express)
(Jan. 26, 2010) 


    Gulbarg massacre witnesses demand change of judge 
(The Times of India) (Jan. 26, 2010) 


    GULBERG TRIAL UPDATE Victim Witnesses Move Tranfer Petition,  Judge Biased  (Jan. 25, 2010) 


    Johri wants to quit Gujarat riots probe team (The Asian Age)  
21, 2010) 


  'Kodnani had fired from her revolver' (The DNA)  (Jan. 21, 2010) 

    Kodnani blow for Modi over riot ‘ role’ (The Mail Today)  (Jan. 21, 2010) 


   What about plea to summon Modi, High Court asks panel
(The Hindu)   (Jan. 21, 2010) 


  Gujarat asked to give Modi speech copy (The Asian Age)   (Jan. 20, 2010) 


  Guj riots probe: Modi under lens

(The Times of India)   (Jan. 20, 2010) 

  Hand over all documents to SIT, Gujarat told (The Hindu)  (Jan. 21, 2010) 

   Gulberg riot: Court approves naming cop as accused (The Indian Express)   (January 19, 2010) 


   Gulberg Riots: 7 eyewitness call trail court ‘Biases’ (The Indian Express)    (January 8, 2010)  

   Condemnation of Attack at Nayana Kathpalia’s home (January 12, 2010)  

   2002 Gujarat riots: Special trial court questions state’s use of reserve police force (The Indian Express)   (January 8, 2010)  

   No evidence against 8 to be included in accused list: SIT
(The Indian Express)  
(January 8, 2010)


   Naroda Gam witness accused cop of not recording full statement (The DNA)  (January 8, 2010)

   Women subjected to brutal atrocities in Godhra: Setalvad  
(The Hindu)
 (December 30, 2009)

   Jafri had called up Advani, Modi: Gulbarg Witness (The Indian Express)  (December 16, 2009)

   3 women named in Deepda Darwaza case (The Indian Express)  
(November 19, 2009)

   Threat cry in riots case (The Telegraph)  (November 19, 2009)

   Include Ex-DCP as witness in Gulbarg case: Setalvad
(The Times of India)
 (November 16, 2009)


For more coverage click here


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(November 16, 2009)

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(October 31, 2009) 

  SIT forced to submit police records in Gulberg Case, phone records of 3 accused missing (October 7, 2009)





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