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  1. My CDs can connect the conspiracy: Ex Gujarat copRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Rediff.com

    'The SIT did not follow up with the CD of the phone call recordings that could have helped it find who were leading the mobs and where the calls of people involved in rioting originated from and terminated.' With Prime Minister Narendra D Modi inaugurating the Sardar Sarovar dam on his 67th birthday and after launching India's first high speed railway, or the bullet train, last week, the Bharatiya Janata Party has sounded the bugle for the assembly election in Gujarat.

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  2. Shah tiptoes in riot caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Telegraph

    Sept. 18 : BJP president Amit Shah's deposition today did not provide an irrefutable alibi to a party colleague and former Gujarat minister in a riot case of 2002. The BJP chief said he saw her twice on the first day of the massacre of 2002 but suggested he was not aware of her whereabouts during a crucial - and nearly three-hour - window.

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  3. The Maya Kodnani Files: the cases against her, where they stand nowRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Indian Express

    ACCUSED: 86 DEAD DURING PENDENCY OF TRIAL: 4 WENT ON TRIAL: 82 KODNANI ARRESTED IN 2009 CURRENT STATUS: All accused are on bail According to the Special Investigation Team , the prosecuting agency, a mob of about 1,500 individuals had gathered at Baghol, Naroda Gam, around 9 am on February 28, 2002, to enforce a bandh called by the Vishwa Hindu Parishad to protest the attack on kar sevaks travelling by Sabarmati Express at Godhra the day before. Maya Kodnani and VHP leader Jaideep Patel arrived on the scene in their vehicles between 9 am and 9.30 am from different directions, the agency said.

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  4. What is Naroda Gam riot caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | The Indian Express

    Amit Shah and Maya Kodnani were MLAs in the Narendra Modi-led Gujarat government in 2002, when riots broke out in the state. BJP national president Amit Shah on Monday testified before a Special Investigation Team court as a defence witness for the key accused and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani in the Naroda Gam massacre case.

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  5. Naroda Gam riots case: Amit Shah appears as witness, says Kodnani...Read the original story

    Monday Sep 18 | Newkerala.com

    Ahmedabad , September 18 : Appearing before a sessions court in Ahmedabad as Maya Kodnani's witness in 2002 Naroda Gam riots case on Monday, Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah said that Kodnani was not present in Naroda Gam on the day the riots broke out. "Maya Kodnani was present at the Assembly on February 28, 2002, at 8:30 a.m. along with other members to pay tribute to those who had died in the Godhra rail incident," said Shah, and further stated that he had also seen her later at the Sola Civil Hospital around 11:00 a.m. A day before the Naroda Gam riots, Sabarmati Express was allegedly torched at the Godhra railway station.

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  6. Amit Shah deposes in favour of ex-minister in 2002 caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Mid-Day Mumbai

    Ahmedabad : BJP President Amit Shah appeared before a special Sessions Court in Ahmedabad on Monday in the 2002 Naroda Gam case in which 11 persons were killed and said the key accused and former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani was with him when the crime took place. Shah was summoned by the court after Kodnani claimed to have failed to get the BJP chief to depose as a witness in her favour despite repeated attempts.

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  7. Riots case: Shah 'doesn't know' where Kodnani went after meeting himRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | Rediff.com

    Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Monday appeared before a special SIT court in Ahmedabad as a defence witness for former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani in the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case. Shah's deposition started before Judge P B Desai who had last Tuesday summoned him in response to an application filed by Kodnani.

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  8. 2002 Gujarat Riots: Amit Shah Defends Maya Kodnani in CourtRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 18 | India.com

    Ahmedabad, Sept 18: Bharatiya Janata Party President Amit Shah on Monday appeared before a sessions court in Ahmedabad as party leader Maya Kodnani's witness in Naroda Gam case, a case related to the 2002 Gujarat riots. Shah defended Kodnani saying she was not present at Naroda Gam and was in the state assembly when the riot took place.

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  9. Amit Shah Backs Kodnani, Says She Was Not Present At Massacre SiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | Outlook

    Kodnani has been found guilty of the massacre of nearly 100 Muslims in a neighborhood called Naroda Patiya, which is close to Naroda Gam where 11 Muslims were killed in the 2002 riots Bharatiya Janta Party president Amit Shah on Monday appeared in Ahmedabad court to depose as defence witness for former BJP minister Maya Kodnani in 2002 Naroda Gam riot case. Shah, in the court , backed Maya Kodnani , said that she was not present in Naroda Gam, she was inside the state assembly at 8 30 am.

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  10. The police in India today are not expected to uphold the rule of lawRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Sep 17 | The Indian Express

    The apparent threat to transfer the Director General of Police , Haryana, following Gurmeet Singh's arrest remained in the realm of speculation. It would have constituted a great travesty of justice if those who wield the power to appoint and transfer had shifted the blame from themselves onto the shoulders of the police chief.

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  11. Extradition case: Vijay Mallya set to return to court on ThursdayRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | DNA India

    Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya is set to return to court in London on Thursday for a hearing in his ongoing extradition case over economic offences in India. The 61-year-old businessman is out on bail on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on behalf of the Indian authorities in April.

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  12. Vijay Mallya set to return to court in UK over extradition caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Sep 13 | The Indian Express

    Embattled liquor baron Vijay Mallya is set to return to court in London tomorrow for a hearing in his ongoing extradition case over economic offences in India. The 61-year-old businessman is out on bail on an extradition warrant executed by Scotland Yard on behalf of the Indian authorities in April.

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  13. Amit Shah summoned as defence witness in 2002 Gujarat riots caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Indian Express

    A designated court Tuesday summoned BJP president Amit Shah as a defence witness in a 2002 post-Godhra riots case in which former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani is an accused. Shah has been directed to appear in the Ahmedabad court on September 18 to depose in the Naroda Gam case in which 11 Muslims were killed on February 28, 2002, a day after the Sabarmati Express was torched at the Godhra railway station.

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  14. Gujarat court calls Amit Shah as defence witness for Maya Kodnani in Naroda GamRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Telegraph

    Ahmedabad, Sept. 12 : A special court hearing the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case asked Bharatiya Janata Party president Amit Shah on Tuesday to appear as a defence witness for former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, one of the prime accused.

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  15. Court summons Amit Shah as witness in Naroda Gam riot caseRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Sep 12 | The Times of India

    A special SIT court hearing the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case on Tuesday summoned BJP president Amit Shah to appear before it as a defence witness for former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani, who is one of the prime accused. AHMEDABAD: A special SIT court hearing the 2002 Naroda Gam riot case on Tuesday summoned BJP president Amit Shah to appear before it as a defence witness for former Gujarat minister Maya Kodnani , who is one of the prime accused.

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  16. Can't contact my witness Amit Shah, Maya Kodnani tells Gujarat courtRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Sep 8 | The Indian Express

    Former Gujarat minister and BJP leader Maya Kodnani, sentenced to life imprisonment in the Naroda Patiya massacre case during the 2002 riots, moved a fresh application Friday before the special trial court hearing the Naroda Gam riots case and sought more time to serve summons to BJP president Amit Shah to appear in her defence in court. She said till date she hadn't been able to contact Shah.

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  17. 2002 communal riots: NGO to seek review of SC order for shrine repairRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | The Indian Express

    NGO Association for Protection of Civil Rights on Thursday said they would seek a review of a Supreme Court decision that overruled a Gujarat High Court order, asking the state government to pay for the repair and reconstruction of religious shrines destroyed in the post-Godhra riots of 2002. At a press conference held at the Marathi Patrakar Sangh, a four-member panel emphasised on the need "to spread awareness about issues arising from Supreme Court judgment refusing compensation for destruction of places of worship during Gujarat riots of 2002, resulting in distortion of concept of secularism".

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  18. 2002 Gujarat Riots: HC Likely to Announce Verdict on Zakia Jafri's Plea Against Narendra Modi TodayRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Sep 7 | India.com

    Ahmedabad, Sept 8: The Gujarat High Court is expected to announce its verdict on a plea of former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri's widow Zakia Jafri challenging the clean chit given by a lower court to Prime Minister Narendra Modi and 58 others regarding their alleged role in the 2002 Gujarat riots. Zakia had moved the Gujarat HC against a closure report filed by SIT in the 2002 Gujarat riots case.

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  19. Narendra Modi Fast FactsRead the original story

    Wednesday Sep 6 | WICU12 Erie

    Other Facts: Entered into an arranged marriage as a teenager to Jashodaben Chimanlal. When he filed his nomination for prime minister, he was forced to acknowledge the marriage after almost 50 years of claiming to be single.

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  20. Court gives 4 days to Kodnani on Shah's depositionRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Sep 4 | India.com

    Ahmedabad, Sep 4 Former BJP minister Maya Kodnani today sought time from a special SIT court to state whether BJP president Amit Shah would depose before it in her defence, saying that she was not able to find his address where the court could issue summons to him. Kodnani sought time as the court had earlier allowed her application to summon Shah as a witness in her defence, saying that she was not able to find address of Shah to which the court could issue summons.

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