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Court gives rights group till Nov 4 to challenge PM Modi immunity 22.10.2014 Zee News : World
 A US court has granted 15 days to the petitioners to respond to the State Department's "suggestion of immunity" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an alleged human rights violation case.
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Court gives rights group till Nov 4 to challenge Modi immunity 22.10.2014 Rediff: News
A United States court has granted 15 days to the petitioners to respond to the State Department's "suggestion of immunity" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an alleged human rights violation case.
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Petitioners given two weeks to challenge immunity to PM Narendra Modi 22.10.2014 DNA: Top News
A US court has given 15 days' time to the petitioners to respond to the State Department's "suggestion of immunity" to Prime Minister Narendra Modi in an alleged human rights violation case filed in a New York court. On October 19, US Attorney for the Southern District of New York Preet Bharara submitted to the court a suggestion of immunity for Modi for his alleged role in the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the state's chief minister. The petition was filed by two unnamed victims of the post-Godhra riots and American Justice Center (AJC), a New York based nonprofit human rights organisation. On September 30, the State Department wrote a letter to Department of Justice, conveying the request of the Indian government to have the case against Modi "dismissed on the basis of his immunity." The letter was written by Mary McLeod, a State Department Legal Adviser to Joyce R Branda, the Acting Assistant Attorney General, on September 30, the day Modi was meeting with President Barack Obama at White ...
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Seven on death row for Godhra carnage get bail 22.10.2014 Ahmedabad News, Ahmedabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
When Mehboob Ahmed Yusuf Hasan alias Latiko goes to Godhra to attend his son's engagement, he will walk outside Sabarmati Central Jail for the first time in more than 12 ...
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‘PM immune from human rights case’ 21.10.2014 Asian Age: India
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is immune from the human rights violation lawsuit filed against him for his alleged role in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the state’s chief minister, the US said on Monday. US attorney Preet Bharara told a federal court in New York that the Executive Branch of the US government “has determined that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as the sitting head of a foreign government, enjoys head of state immunity from the jurisdiction of US courts” in light of his current status. As such “Modi is entitled to immunity from the jurisdiction of this court over this suit,” Mr Bharara said in his submission before a US court. The lawsuit against Mr Modi was filed by the New York-based American Justice Centre (AJC), a nonprofit human rights organisation, along with two survivors of the post-Godhra violence. Mr Bharara said under the customary international law principles accepted by the Executive Branch, head of state immunity attaches to a head of state’s or head of government’s ...
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PM Modi immune from 2002 Gujarat riots related lawsuit in US - Firstpost 20.10.2014 Gujarat News
PM Modi immune from 2002 Gujarat riots related lawsuit in US Firstpost Prime Minister Narendra Modi is immune from the human rights violation lawsuit filed against him for his alleged role in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the state's chief minister, the US said today. Prime Minister Narendra Modi. AFP. US ...
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PM Narendra Modi immune from human rights lawsuit in US 20.10.2014 DNA: Top News
Prime Minister Narendra Modi is immune from the human rights violation lawsuit filed against him for his alleged role in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the state's chief minister, the US said on Monday. US Attorney Preet Bharara told a federal court in New York that the Executive Branch of the US government "has determined that Prime Minister Narendra Modi, as the sitting head of a foreign government, enjoys head of state immunity from the jurisdiction of US courts" in light of his current status. As such "Modi is entitled to immunity from the jurisdiction of this Court over this suit," Bharara said in his submission before a US court. The lawsuit against Modi was filed by the New York-based American Justice Center (AJC), a nonprofit human rights organisation, along with two survivors of the post-Godhra violence.  Bharara said under the customary international law principles accepted by the Executive Branch, head of state immunity attaches to a head of state's or head of government's status ...
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Shreekant Sambrani: The Narendra Modi sweepstakes 20.10.2014 Columns
With the fresh mandates, Mr Modi would be expected to deliver miracles. But that is for another day. For the moment, it would be cussedly churlish to deny him and his party their richly earned right to gloat
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PM Modi immune from human rights lawsuit in US 20.10.2014 FirstPost: India

Modi is immune from human rights violation lawsuit filed against him for his alleged role in 2002 communal riots in Gujarat when he was the chief minister.

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GSRTC adds 800 buses to Vadodara fleet for Diwali 20.10.2014 Vadodara - City - The Times of India
Anticipating a heavy rush of passengers during Diwali holidays, the Gujarat State Road Transport Corporation (GSRTC) has added nearly 800 buses to its existing fleet in Vadodara.
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Gujarat govt plans tribal university in Narmada district 13.10.2014 Ahmedabad News, Ahmedabad City News | Cities News - Times of India
The state government may soon set up a university for tribal students. For the last six months, a proposal in this regard has been under consideration, said sources in the state education ...
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PM Modi's silence to be blamed for BJP-Sena split: Uddhav Thackeray 11.10.2014 CNN-IBN Top Stories
Thackeray said that Modi has ditched Sena even though they stood by him during his worst phase in 2002 during the Gujarat riots.
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T N Ninan: Modi on the move 10.10.2014 Columns
If you thought you had the measure of the new prime minister, Mr Modi is telling you that you have not
Banned for telling the truth about riots 10.10.2014 thehoot.org
Shubhradeep Chakravortys widow is planning to take the fight to screen his film on the Muzaffarnagar riots to the courts. The ban suppresses freedom of expression says NUPUR BASU. PIX Shubhradeep Chakravorty.
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Fear factor gone, post-Modi Gujarat turns communal again - Times of India 8.10.2014 Gujarat News
Fear factor gone, post-Modi Gujarat turns communal again Times of India AHMEDABAD: Narendra Modi's tallest claim at the end of his almost 13-year reign as Gujarat chief minister was flawless law and order situation in the state, but for the blemish of Godhra riots. "After 2002, Gujarat has not seen violence," he would often ...
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Majoritarianism must not influence policy decisions 6.10.2014 TOI: India
Fears about ‘majoritarianism’ dictating policy and legislative actions of Modi government got fanned by live telecast of Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) chief’s speech by Doordarshan.
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Gujarat denies SIT permission to challenge Kodnani’s bail 4.10.2014 The Hindu: Today's Paper
Gujarat denies SIT permission to challenge Kodnani’s bail
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Gujarat govt refuses to permit SIT to challenge Kodnani bail 3.10.2014 Hindu: Home
The Gujarat Government has refused permission to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to challenge the bail given to former Minister Maya Kodnani in a post-Godhra riot case. ...
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Gujarat Refuses to Permit SIT Plea Challenging Kodnani's Bail 3.10.2014 newindianexpress.com
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Gujarat refuses to permit SIT plea challenging Maya Kodnani's bail 3.10.2014 Zee News : States
The Gujarat Government has refused permission to the Supreme Court-appointed Special Investigation Team to challenge the bail given to former Minister Maya Kodnani in a post-Godhra riot case.
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