Free Press Journal
  • Vanzara’s role clear in Ishrat encounter: Court

    Ahmedabad : A special CBI court here has said that prima facie former police officer D G Vanzara’s role was “clear and greater” than that of former DGP P P Pandey in the Ishrat Jahan case.

  • Ishrat Jahan encounter case: CBI court rejects discharge pleas of ex-cops DG Vanzara, NK Amin

    Ahmedabad: A special CBI court here in Gujarat today rejected the discharge applications of former police officers D G Vanzara and N K Amin in the case of an alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others. Special judge J K Pandya rejected the applications of Vanzara and Amin. The court last month concluded the hearing of arguments of the two accused retired police officers, the CBI and Ishrat Jahan’s mother Shamima Kauser,

  • Ishrat Jahan Case: CBI Court discharges Gujarat in-charge DGP P P Pandey

    Ahmedabad: A special CBI court today discharged former Gujarat in-charge DGP P P Pandey in the 2004 alleged fake encounter of Ishrat Jahan and three others, in which he was an accused. Special CBI court judge J K Pandya allowed Pandey’s discharge application on the ground that there was no evidence against him related to the kidnapping and murder of Ishrat Jahan and three others.

  • Judge who ordered CBI probe in Ishrat Jahan case quits

    Ahmedabad: Karnataka High Court’s most senior judge Jayant Patel, who had ordered a CBI investigation in the controversial fake Ishrat Jahan encounter case in Gujarat, on Monday resigned reportedly for not being elevated as Chief Justice. Patel, the senior-most puisne judge of the Karnataka High Court after the chief justice, sent his resignation letter to Chief Justice SK Mukherjee.

  • ishrat Jahan

    Prove you are Indian; MHA to RTI applicant seeking Ishrat probe details

    New Delhi: In a rare instance, the Home Ministry has asked an RTI applicant to prove he is an Indian before disclosing details about the one-member panel looking into the missing files related to the alleged fake encounter case of Ishrat Jahan.

  • Chidambaram

    Ishrat case: Chidambaram should stop evading questions, says BJP

    New Delhi: The Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday fired a fresh salvo at former home minister P. Chidambaram over the alleged changes that he made in the affidavits of the Ishrat Jahan case and dared the former not to evade questions and respond to the queries raised in this regard.

  • After Ishrat, holes in Malegaon blast probe

    New Delhi:  Even as the government is determined to fall back on the Ishrat Jahan case to corner the Congress in the ensuing Parliament session beginning Monday, the “errors” in the Malegaon blast probe too are expected to figure prominently in the discourse, official sources said on Friday.

  • Chidambaram

    Ishrat Jahan Case: Chidambaram has nowhere to hide

    The Ishrat Jahan case is getting murkier. It now turns out that then Home Minister P. Chidambaram was being economical with the truth about the two different affidavits filed before the court-appointed Special Investigation Team.

  • Arun Jaitley

    Ishrat case: Jaitley accuses Cong of compromising national security

    New York: Finance Minister Arun Jaitley today launched a sharp attack on Congress over the Ishrat Jahan case, accusing it of “seriously compromising” national security for “overt political reasons”. Jaitley, who is here on a seven-day official tour, however did not say if a fresh probe may be ordered in the case but remarked that he was “not in touch with what is happening at home.”

  • Sonia, Rahul never intervened in Ishrat Jahan case: Congress

    New Delhi: The Congress on Wednesday said party president Sonia Gandhi and her deputy Rahul Gandhi never intervened in any administrative matter including the ‘Ishrat Jahan case’ during the United Progressive Alliance government.

  • PM, Shah trying to derail trial in Ishrat case: Cong

    New Delhi: Congress today dismissed as “bundle of lies” the BJP’s charge that Sonia Gandhi and Rahul Gandhi gave any direction to the then Home Minister P Chidambaram in the Ishrat Jahan case.

  • Chidambaram

    Who influenced Chidambaram to tweak Ishrat case affidavit: BJP

    New Delhi: Targeting Congress president Sonia Gandhi, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) on Tuesday asked as to who influenced the then home minister P. Chidambaram’s decision in 2009 to tweak the second affidavit in Ishrat Jahan case.