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The Gujarat Riots

May 30, 2002
• One more held in Naroda Patia case: PTI
• BJP blames pseudo-secularists for Gujarat's infamy: PTI

May 29, 2002
• Three blasts in Ahmedabad, 12 hurt
• Violence in Baroda, police open fire at mob, curfew imposed: PTI

May 28, 2002
• VHP, BJP Activists Held for Naroda Patia Killings

May 25, 2002
• Fresh violence in Godhra, 2 killed in police firing: PTI
• Cong leaders to organise 'sadhu sammelan': PTI

May 24, 2002
• EC bans film on Gujarat riots in Goa

May 23, 2002
• Charge sheet filed against 66 accused in Godhra mayhem

May 21, 2002
• Gujarat government fails to file report to NHRC
• Troops on riot duty in Gujarat withdrawn
• NHRC rejects foreign intervention in Gujarat

May 16, 2002
• Gill to look into allegations of 'saffronisation' of police: PTI
• Curfew relaxed in parts of Gujarat: PTI

May 15, 2002
• Gujarat seeks time to file report on riots

May 14, 2002
• Five injured in stone-throwing incidents in Ahmedabad: PTI

May 13, 2002
• Media projecting 'one-sided picture' of Gujarat: VHP/PTI

May 10, 2002
• Underworld elements planning retaliatory attacks: Advani
• Ahmedabad police commissioner shifted; Muslim OSD to Gill
• Five more dead, 33 hurt in Ahmedabad
• Naidu meets PM, but differences persist
• Modi took firm steps in Gujarat: M M Joshi

May 9, 2002
• Three more die in Ahmedabad, police save two youths
• Punjab rejects Gill's request for special forces
• Ustad Amjad Ali Khan asks Vajpayee to act

May 8, 2002
• Gujarat ministers voice concern over unending violence
• 8 more killed as violence continues
• Centre to send 2,000 CRPF personnel to Gujarat
• Gill meets top police brass, discusses steps to check violence
• Opposition resents Centre's reluctance to practice what it preaches

May 7, 2002
• Army called out in Ahmedabad: PTI
• Punjab offers special forces to Gujarat
• Advani promises all help to Gujarat
• VHP, Muslim leaders to spread message of peace
• US panel expresses concern over Gujarat riots

May 6, 2002
• Rajya Sabha passes censure motion
• Modi's removal not the solution: Advani
• Govt to implement House motion: PM
• Bomb blast in bus near Godhra, 10 hurt
• No death certificate without body: Police
• Death toll mounts to 8, curfew continues in Ahmedabad
•  Gujarat situation is a 'humanitarian crisis': US/PTI

May 4, 2002
• Naidu accuses BJP of deviating from NDA agenda
• Gill's appointment to help infuse professionalism in police: Modi

May 3, 2002
• 3 incidents of stabbing reported in Ahmedabad
• SC issues notice to Gujarat govt on petition seeking CBI probe
• Gujarat violence is patriots' reaction to Godhra: J P Mathur

May 2, 2002
• Govt to support Gujarat censure motion in Rajya Sabha
• K P S Gill appointed Modi's security advisor
• PM reacts sharply to Sonia's Gandhi-Godse remark
• POTA to be used in riots cases: Modi
• Row over Gujarat regrettable: India, EU
• Narendra Modi takes part in peace rally
• Laloo regales elders, promises to demolish BJP's pride
• Government comes under fresh attack in RS

May 1, 2002
• Modi mum on reports of K P S Gill's appointment
• We will continue to demand Modi's ouster: Chandrababu Naidu

April 30, 2002
• Lok Sabha rejects censure motion
• Vajpayee asks opposition to rise above politics
• Rs 150 crore rehabilitation package for Gujarat
• Modi's removal is no solution: Advani
• Gujarat censure motion: Voting delayed - PTI
• Opposition accuses PM of doublespeak
• Sonia criticises Vajpayee's double speak - PTI
• Pressure growing on Vajpayee to sack Modi
• Mamata wants Modi dismissed, but to support NDA: PTI
• Congress a restless soul: Uma Bharti
• Fernandes's remarks against Sonia causes uproar
• TDP politburo asks Naidu to decide on stand
• Govt yet to start rehabilitation process: NHRC rep
• Centre fails to file report to NHRC on Gujarat violence: PTI
• Omar Abdullah offers to resign from Union Cabinet
• Seeking Modi's head, oppn says NDA crumbling: PTI
• TDP seeks permission to speak after PM

April 29, 2002
• Paswan quits Union Cabinet citing Guj violence
• NDA has the numbers to beat censure motion
• DMK concerned about Gujarat, but will vote for NDA

April 27, 2002
• Sonia accuses NDA of trying to save erring Modi
• Minority youth getting restless, seek revenge: PTI
• Indefinite curfew in parts of Baroda: PTI
• 1 killed, 8 hurt in Baroda violence: PTI
• UK report censures Gujarat chief minister
• INLD to support NDA on censure motion: Chautala/PTI

April 26, 2002
• UK's Indian Muslims to take PM to court
• Two killed as violence rocks Ahmedabad: PTI
• Shahnawaz demands 'white paper' on all riots in India
• AIADMK to abstain from voting on censure motion: PTI
• Guj govt comes to rescue of students who missed exams: PTI

April 25, 2002
• Fresh wave of violence continues in Ahmedabad: PTI
• Woman inmate dies of shock in Ahmedabad relief camp: PTI

April 24, 2002
• Voting to follow Gujarat debate in RS too: PTI
• Women's commission also indicts Gujarat govt: PTI
• Three hurt in police firing in Vejalpur
• Canada concerned over Gujarat violence: PTI

April 23, 2002
• Toll in renewed violence rises to 29 - PTI
• Voting to follow Gujarat debate: Dy Speaker/PTI

April 22, 2002
• Six killed in fresh violence in Ahmedabad
• Remarks by visiting leaders irk India
• Gujarat home minister sees riots plot to break NDA
• Cops responsible for Sunday's killings: Muslim leaders
• Parliament adjourned for the day
• Dy Speaker extends deadline to resolve Parliament deadlock

April 20, 2002
• NDA is not a divided house: Vajpayee
• Fernandes meets victims at Gujarat camps

April 19, 2002
• Fernandes provides healing touch to riot victims
• Fernandes reviews army deployment in Gujarat
• Modi resignation issue stalls Parliament again
• Muslim students urged to appear for exams

April 18, 2002
• Gujarat peaceful, night curfew continues
• Mamata Banerjee demands Central rule
• George Fernandes to take stock of the situation
• 90 per cent Muslim students boycott exams
• NDA allies crossing limits on Modi issue: RSS
• Centre files interim report to NHRC
• Modi resignation issue stalls Parliament again
• EC will not give into pressure: Lyngdoh
• No bigwigs at Congress' Sabarmati Ashram dharna

April 17, 2002
• Four killed in fresh violence in Gujarat
• Four Godhra accused remanded to police custody
• Vajpayee says he is not speaking in different voices
• Cabinet defers decision on polls
• Modi scared of going to polls: Cong
• Godhra carnage victims' ashes to be immersed in Saryu river: Sena
• Shanta Kumar apologises to Jana
• Beware of foreign plot to divide Indians: Muslim cleric
• NDA rejects demand for Modi's ouster
• Jayalalithaa wants Modi to quit
• Modi resignation issue stalls Parliament
• Deputy speaker of LS convenes meeting

April 16, 2002
• Three killed, nine hurt in Ahmedabad violence
• Congmen hold dharna, begin hunger strike for Modi's ouster
• Muslim group asks students to boycott exams
• TDP says no to speaker's post
• NDA partners look to the TDP for leadership
• Trinamool to back NDA in case of confidence vote
• Minorities panel postpones visit to Gujarat
• Congress behaving like Muslim League: BJP


Home | April 15-February 27, 2002


After the carnage: the predatory 'intelligentsia' -- Rajeev Srinivasan

Vajpayee has lost his moral right -- Saisuresh Sivaswamy

Of Sabarmati secularism & non-violence -- Arvind Lavakare


'There is a realisation that there should be peace in Gujarat' -- K P S Gill

'BJP has communalised Gujarat' -- Ghanshyam Shah

'We are not afraid of the Congress' -- Vijay Kumar Malhotra

'If the BJP does not contain the VHP, it will be punished by the Indian Indian electorate -- Ashutosh Varshney

'Hindus of Gujarat regret the violence -- Kaushik Mehta

'Muslims have to make cogent efforts to improve their lot -- Justice Mohd Shamim

'You are accusing BJP of staging a drama -- Jana Krishnamurthy

'We have surrendered our Gujarati identity -- Shiraz Tirmizi

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