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Sunday, August 22, 2004
Gujarat: the wheels of justice get moving
Faced with a hostile Centre, a determined Supreme Court, and an unforgiving set of liberal activists, the Narendra Modi regime will not have it easy in the weeks ahead, says Jyotirmaya Sharma. Some of the affidavits filed in the riot cases too show u p the Gujarat Government.
THE TOP sheet of the document is innocent enough. It reads as follows: AFFIDAVIT-IN-REPLY ON BEHALF OF THE STATE OF GUJARAT WITH REGARD TO THE INTERVENTION APPLICATION MADE BY SHRI HARSH MANDER ON 12.12.2003. Harsh Mander's intervention ...
Lawyer-activist Mukul Sinha tells Manas Dasgupta of the problems in reopening the riot-related cases.
ON APRIL 24, 2002, R.B. Sreekumar, the then Additional Director-General, Intelligence, sent a note titled "An Analytical note on current communal scenario in Ahmedabad" to two persons the Additional Chief Secretary, Home, Ashok Narayan, ...
And let's not forget Godhra
Two years after 58 people were killed on board the Sabarmati Express at Godhra, the incident is still shrouded in mystery. It is high time a Central probe was launched into the case, writes Siddharth Varadarajan.
Striking lawyers and challenging issues
By N.L. Rajah
On July 30, 2004 the Madras High Court issued a judicial notification to regulate the practice of advocates before courts in Tamil Nadu. The advocates reacted vehemently demanding the immediate withdrawal of the notification on the ground that ...
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