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Naroda Patiya judge Jyotsana Yagnik says no response from govt on her security
Indian Express

Z category security cover for ex-Naroda Patiya judge

In May, The Indian Express had reported that former judge Jyotsna Yagnik had received 22 threat letters and had been getting blank calls at her residence after she pronounced the landmark judgment in the Naroda Patiya riots case. The Gujarat ... Indian Express, 1 month ago
Times of India

Request for greater security ignored: Naroda Patia judge

AHMEDABAD: Retired judge Jyotsna Yagnik said on Wednesday that her request to the state government for increasing her security cover, following threats to her life, seems to have fallen on deaf ears. Yagnik had sentenced to life imprisonment 32 ...
 Times of India1 month ago
Mid Day

Raking up old wounds

I have lived through two riots and both still give me nightmares: The bloodshed, the mayhem, the destruction, the exultation of the killer and the sheer despair of the victim. It is hard to reconcile your mind to ordinary, regular people turning ...
 Mid Day4 weeks ago

Death is entirely discriminatory

A life term for Kodnani and the hangman's noose for Kasab show the arbitrariness in the judicial administration of capital punishment Judge Jyotsna Yagnik's invocation of human dignity while not awarding the death penalty in the Naroda-Patiya ...
 The Hindu1 month ago

Activists cry foul

New Delhi, July 30: Civil society activists have slammed what they described as the "hounding" of Teesta Setalvad and husband Javed Anand, fearing the couple "could be eliminated" by a "dispensation that can go to any extent to silence her". ...
 Calcutta Telegraph1 month ago

'The judiciary in India is one institution that is above fault'

'My confidence in the Indian judiciary is absolute after I saw justice being delivered in Gujarat even when a BJP government was ruling the state. The Muslims of Gujarat believed that they will never get justice in a BJP-ruled state, but the facts are before all of us to make a judgment.' Zafar Sareshwala, below, left, who is considered by many as someone close to Prime Minister Narendra Modi, spoke to Prasanna D Zore/ after the Supreme Court verdict in the Yakub Memon case. Your ...
 Rediff.com1 month ago

Judges Exit Gujarat Riots Case, Say Accused Tried to Approach Them

Ahmedabad: A two-judge bench has recused itself from hearing a case related to one of worst episodes of the 2002 Gujarat riots - involving the massacre of over 100 people in Naroda Patiya. The judges have said they have been contacted by some of the ...
 NDTV1 month ago 2002 riots case: HC judges withdraw from case after being 'approached by accused'  Times of India1 month ago SC stay over, HC to hear Naroda Patia appeals  Times of India2 months ago
Counter Currents

NAPM condemns repeated persecution of Teesta and Javed Anand

National Alliance of People's Movements (NAPM) is outraged at the repeated persecution of peace activists Teesta Setalvad and Javed Anand by the Government of India and Govt. of Gujarat, who, for more than two decades have been challenging the ...
 Meri News1 month ago Condemn The Repeated Persecution Of Teesta And Javed Anand  Counter Currents1 month ago

CBI Raid At The Premises Of Teesta Setalvad & Javed Anand Vindictive PADS strongly condemns the CBI raids of 14 July 2015 at the premises of social activist Teesta Setalvad, her husband Javed Anand, Gulam Mohammed Peshimam and office of Sabrang Communications and Publishing in Mumbai. These raids ...
 Counter Currents1 month ago CPDR Condemns The Hounding Of Teesta Setalvad & Javed Anand And Demands For A CBI Scrutiny Of Foreign Funds Received By VHP  Counter Currents1 month ago

A fake encounter of justice?

An accused D G Vanzara gets bail months after Modi emerges as PM and hails it is as a return of 'Achche Din’ while the rest of us are told nobody is guilty for the cold-blooded killings of Ishrat Jahan, Kauser Bi or the 2,000-odd innocent people in Gujarat riots, says Shehzad Poonawala. Just days after cop N K Amin, one of the main accused in the fake encounter cases of Sohrabuddin, his wife Kauser Bi and Ishrat Jahan, who had been under suspension for almost eight years after his arrest ...
 Rediff.com2 months ago
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