Ummid Assistant

Hajj committee's IAS coaching cell invites applications for new batch

AMU Centre for Distance Education to add five more study centres

Welcome Guest! You are here: Home National

Action against Gujarat cops: Cong requests SC to intervene

Thursday August 11, 2011 02:56:04 PM, IANS

Related Article

Another Gujarat police officer faces action

After Sanjiv Bhatt, it is now the turn of another senior Gujarat police officer, Rahul Sharma, to face the music. He is being hauled up for passing on, without official clearance, information to a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots. 

Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt suspended

Shift riot cases out of Gujarat, says Congress

New Delhi: With the Gujarat government's action against another senior police officer for passing information to a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots, the Congress Thursday said the Supreme Court should take serious cognisance of it.

"The government is doing everything so that facts about the Gujarat massacre remain buried forever," said Congress spokesperson Manish Tiwari.

"We had earlier pointed out that allegations made by Sanjiv Bhatt (senior Gujarat police officer) are extremely serious in nature because they deal with obstructionist justice," he added.

Senior police officer Rahul Sharma is being hauled up for passing on, without official clearance, information to the Nanavati judicial inquiry commission probing the 2002 Godhra train carnage and the state-wide communal riots that followed.

Tiwari said that in the wake of action on Sharma, the apex court must take serious cognisance.

Posted as Deputy Inspector General (DIG), armed units, with its headquarters in Rajkot, Sharma is set to be chargesheeted for violation of the Official Secrets Act (OSA).

Information and Broadcasting Minister Ambika Soni said the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) government in Gujarat is trying to suppress people's opinion.

Earlier this week, Sanjiv Bhatt was suspended from service by the state government.

He had filed an affidavit in the Supreme Court claiming he was present at a meeting summoned by Chief Minister Narendra Modi at his residence on the night after the Godhra train carnage where the signal for action against Muslims was allegedly given.

 




 

 

Bookmark and Share

Home | Top of the Page

 

Comments

Note: By posting your comments here you agree to the terms and conditions of www.ummid.com

Comments powered by DISQUS

 

 

 

Top Stories

Another Gujarat police officer faces action

After Sanjiv Bhatt, it is now the turn of another senior Gujarat police officer, Rahul Sharma, to face the music. He is being hauled up for passing on, without official clearance, information to a panel probing the 2002 Gujarat riots. 

Gujarat police officer Sanjiv Bhatt suspended

Shift riot cases out of Gujarat, says Congress

 

  Most Read

London riots: disorder spreads to Manchester, West Midlands

The fourth day of rioting, looting and arson saw the trouble that started from London and engulfed various cities of Britain, also reaching central Manchester and Salford regions. However, 

Government promises 'reasonably priced' food for all

The proposed national food security bill will ensure that every Indian has access to foodgrains at a reasonable price, says minister K.V. Thomas -- a claim rejected by activists who say the draft legislation is inadequate and lacks accountability. "When (the bill is) implemented, every  

 

  News Pick

Ramadan, which changes Muslim lifestyle for 30 days

Ramadan, the blessed month, as the Muslims around the world would love to call it, is here once again. As the new moon pronounces the arrival of Ramadan 

Gaddafi's 'dead' son appears on Libyan TV

Libyan ruler Muammar Gaddafi's son Khamis Gaddafi, who was said to have been killed a few days ago, has appeared on Libyan state television, the Telegraph reported. The Libyan government has denied claims of the rebel   

13 injured in Moradabad communal clash

Curfew prevailed in parts of Uttar Pradesh's Moradabad city Wednesday after a communal clash involving Kanwariya pilgrims left 13 people injured, including two cops, police said. Violence broke out in Dasarai locality 

SC ruling on answer sheets: Students rejoice, teachers caution

The Supreme Court's ruling allowing examinees to access their evaluated answer sheets under the Right to Information (RTI) Act has brought cheer to students but some school and college principals  

 

Picture of the Day

Muslims go to Makkah al Mukarrema in Saudi Arabia for Umrah entire year other than Haj times. However, during Ramadan, number of Umrah visitors increases manifold. According to a rough estimate, over 2.5 million Muslims come from across the world to Makkah al Mukarrema for Umrah during Ramadan.

(Photo: ummid.com)

 

 
 
 
 
 

RSS  |  Contact us

 

| Quick links

News

 

Subscribe to

Ummid Assistant

 

National

Religion

RSS

Scholarships

About us

International

Culture

Twitter

Government Schemes

Feedback

Regional

History

Facebook

Education

Register

Politics

Opinion

Newsletter

Contact us

Business

Career

     

Education

       

 

 

Ummid.com: Disclaimer | Terms of Use | Advertise with us | Link Exchange

Ummid.com is part of the Awaz Multimedia & Publications providing World News, News Analysis and Feature Articles on Education, Health. Politics, Technology, Sports, Entertainment, Industry etc. The articles or the views displayed on this website are for public information and in no way describe the editorial views. The users are entitled to use this site subject to the terms and conditions mentioned.

2010 Awaz Multimedia & Publications. All rights reserved.