As per the reports emanating from the BJP ruled Gujarat, the state has again witnessed a communal violance claiming life of two member of the Muslim minority.
South Asian Solidarity Group (SASG) is going to hold an event on topic: "Modi, Hindu nationalism and the criminalisation of Muslims" to commemorate the 15th anniversary of genocidal massacre of Muslims in Gujarat.
Noted investigative journalist Rana Ayub on launched the Punjabi version of her book the "Gujrat Files" at Prachin Kala Kendra, Sector 35 Chandigarh.
Noted investigative journalist Rana Ayub would be presiding over for releasing the Punjabi version of her book "Gujrat Files",
Investigative Journalist Ayyub Rana was in Chandigarh on September 5 to interact with audience about her book Gujarat Files - an anatomy of cover up at Kisan Bhawan.
Gujarat Files is the account of an eight-month long undercover investigation by journalist Rana Ayyub into the Gujarat massacre, fake encounters and the murder of state Home Minister Haren Pandya that brings to the fore startling revelations.
The Social Democratic Party of India (SDPI) has expressed its dismay and disappointment over the verdict in Gulberg Society, a Muslim residential pocket, massacre case wherein as many as 69 people, including former Congress MP Ehsan Jafri were killed in 2002.
Jawaharlal Nehru University Students' Union president and a young leftist Kanhaiya Kumar who had come under heavy criticism for his statement advocating differentiation between 1984 and 2002 massacres (read related news below), has offered a clarification maintaining that he was "misinterpreted" once again.
Here are two responses on Kanhaiya’s statement differentiating between 1984 and 2002. One from JNUSU Vice-President and the Other from Sucheta De, a prominent leader of All India Students’ Association
A badly written, and slightly garbled Press Trust of India report has stated that Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union President Kanhaiya Kumar has sought to differentiate between the 1984 anti-Sikh and 2002 anti-Muslim violence in Delhi and Gujarat respectively.
It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. And all the more dangerous when the government is diabolically devious as well. After conducting a sham, ex-parte inquiry on completely fabricated charges of unauthorised absence from duty. - Sanjeev Bhatt.
A division bench of Gujarat High Court recused itself from hearing appeals in Naroda Patiya massacre case related to massacre 97 Muslims by Hindu mobs.
A New York judge has reportedly dismissed lawsuit against Indian Prime Minister and former Gurjrat state Chief Minister Narendra Modi. The lawsuit filed by The American Justice Centre, a human rights group, had accused Narendra Modi for deliberate failure to stop 2002 massacre of Muslim minority population in Gujarat.
New York, USA : American Justice Center (AJC) has announce $10,000 reward for service of summons to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi, who is currently visiting the United States of America. The summons were issued by a US Federal Court in a lawsuit filed by American Justice Center and two victims-cum- survivors of the Gujrat Mulim Massacre of 2002.
London, United Kingdom (August 21, 2013): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), certain activists have started an online petition opposing prospective visit of India's Gujrat state's Chief Minister Narendra Modi to the UK.
Ludhiana, Punjab (March 14, 2013): It is learnt that a U.S. business school has cancelled it's plans for a video address by Gujarat Chief Minister Narendra Modi.
Gujrat, India (July 26, 2012): Narindra Modi, Cheif Minister of Gujrat State of India and development face of Hindutva ideology is reported to have stated that if he was guilty of collusion in the Gujarat massacre of Muslim minority population then he should be hanged.
Ottawa (January 17, 2011): The World Sikh Organization of Canada has written a letter of protest to Minister of Immigration Jason Kenney over government plans to host an Indian politician who was implicated in the massacre of more than 2,000 Muslim citizens in 2002 and was barred from visiting the U.S. in 2005.