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  • Pakistan ploy works for Modi as BJP wins Gujarat and Himachal Pradesh

    NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s fortunes rose with the billowing smoke of the burnt train coach in Godhra in February 2002, a tragedy he blamed on Pakistan and won the ensuing state elections...

    On Monday, his Bharatiya Janata Party won a fifth straight term in Gujarat, a victory that was at least partly spurred by the last-minute targeting of Pakistan, Mr Modi’s fail-proof mascot...

  • Govt targeting Pakistan’s oldest newspaper, says RSF

    In a statement issued in Washington, the RSF said that it was “opposed to any sanctions by Pakistani authorities against the Dawn newspaper and two of its journalists, and is disturbed by government plans for a ‘code of conduct’ for the print media...

    ”The RSF noted that in a May 10 statement, the government confirmed that disciplinary measures could be taken against Dawn’s Editor Zaffar Abbas and reporter Cyril Almeida over a report...

  • Gujarat High Court rejects last appeal in 2002 riot case against Modi

    India's Gujarat High Court on Thursday rejected Zakia Jafri's plea for an investigation and action against Narendra Modi — the then chief minister and current prime minister— and 57 others for a conspiracy in the 2002 riots in the state, Times of India (TOI) reported...

    The court rejected pleas from Jafri — whose husband was killed in the riots — and Citizen for Justice and Peace activist Teesta Setalvad, and ruled that there was...

  • Police, doctors convicted in Gujarat riots gang-rape case

    Bilkis Bano was gang raped and seven of her relatives were killed during religious riots that broke out in Gujarat in 2002...

    “As per my knowledge, this is the first time that police officials have been convicted in any case pertaining to the Gujarat riots,” said special counsel for the CBI Hiten Venegavkar...

  • Indian leader asks why valour eludes soldiers from Gujarat

    NEW DELHI: An opposition leader seemed to have touched a raw nerve with India’s ruling establishment on Wednesday by asking if there were any soldiers from Gujarat among the men of valour and sacrifice, reports said...

    I have said that Uttar Pradesh, Bihar, Madhya Pradesh and south India have had a lot of martyred soldiers, but has any soldier of Gujarat been martyred?” former Uttar Pradesh chief minister Akhilesh Yadav said on...

  • Gujarat CM resigns after Dalit protests

    NEW DELHI: In a sign of growing trouble for Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Anandiben Patel, the woman chief minister of his home state of Gujarat, resigned on Monday...

    Mr Modi had come to power as Gujarat CM at the head of a similarly divided party, but he consolidated his power in the shadow of the 2002 Gujarat pogroms...

  • Girl died in custody, not in Gujarat clash: investigator

    NEW DELHI: Ishrat Jahan, the 19-year-old college girl in the eye of a storm in Indian parliament, was killed in police custody during Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s stewardship of Gujarat, a police officer who investigated the alleged encoun­ter has told the Indian Express, according to the paper on Thursday...

    Breaking his silence on the case, Satish Verma, the IPS officer who assisted the CBI probe into the alleged fake encounter in...

  • BJP picks Vijay Rupani as Gujarat chief minister

    NEW DELHI: Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi appointed a party loyalist on Friday to lead his home state of Gujarat in an effort to broaden his support base ahead of crucial state elections next year...

    The decision to appoint Vijay Rupani, the president of his party in the western state and a member of the minority Jain community, as Gujarat chief minister surprised many who had expected Modi to name a representative from a...

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