SCO Shorts: Zakia Jafri and the 2002 Gujarat Riots
The SC decision upholding the ‘clean chit’ given to the accused in the 2002 Gujarat Riots, ends Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s long legal battle.
30th Jun 2022More
Looking Ahead 2022: SC on Special Investigative Bodies
In 2022, the Supreme Court will engage with three important cases that deal with the independence of special investigative bodies.
29th Dec 2021More
SC’s Top Cases 2021: Farm Laws
The Farm Laws saga has left multiple questions to be answered by the Court, despite the laws being repealed.
21st Dec 2021More
Gujarat Riots SIT: 4 Must Reads
A curated set of ‘must reads’ surrounding the events of the Gujarat riots, the investigations that followed and their fallout.
30th Nov 2021More
#4 Arrested Activists
Five human rights activists arrested in connection with the Bhima Koregaon violence under the UAPA Act.
26th Dec 2018More
Zakia Ahsan Jafri v State of Gujarat
The Court held that the Magistrate’s Court adequately addressed Mrs. Zakia Jafri’s complaints against the report of the SC-appointed Special Investigation Committee which closed investigation against the accused in the 2002 Gujarat riots case. The Special Investigation Team (SIT) had granted a ‘clean chit’ to the 63 accused persons.More
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Bench:A.M. Khanwilkar J, Dinesh Maheshwari J, C.T. Ravikumar JMore