The Gujarat government today upgraded the security of former judge Jyotsna Yagnik, who presided over Naroda-Patiya riot case trial, from 'Y' to 'Z' category. Yesterday, Yagnik had complained that the government was not heeding to her demand for increased security. "Yes, we have upgraded her security to Z level," Director General of Police (CID-intelligence) Pramod Kumar told PTI. The order was received only today, he added. Yagnik had alleged yesterday that the government had "turned deaf ... Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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 Day, 2 months ago
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 Hindu, 2 months ago
'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/Rediff.com after the Supreme Court verdict in the Yakub Memon case. Your ...Rediff.com, 2 months ago
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