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Gandhiji was a lone prisoner in the yard comprising eight cells especially built for high-profile prisoners by the British rulers in 1895.(Getty Images)

Revisiting Sabarmati central jail where Gandhi was first imprisoned in 1922

Hindustan Times | By Hiral Dave
UPDATED ON OCT 02, 2019 01:37 PM IST
Mahatma Gandhi 150th Birth Anniversary: Five years after Mohandas Karamchand Gandhi embarked on a long freedom struggle with the 1917 Champaran Satyagraha, this prison in Ahmedabad became the first of the total 10 confinements he was subjected to between 1922 and 1944.
A special court on Wednesday sentenced Yakub Gani Pataliya, an accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case — to life imprisonment .(AFP File Photo)
A special court on Wednesday sentenced Yakub Gani Pataliya, an accused in the 2002 Godhra train carnage case — to life imprisonment .(AFP File Photo)

Special court in Gujarat sentences accused in Godhra train carnage case to life imprisonment

Hindustan Times, Ahmedabad | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2019 12:07 AM IST
With his sentence, a total of 32 accused in the case have been awarded life imprisonment and 11 convicts were given death penalty. Sixty-three accused have been acquitted in the case by the special investigation team (SIT) court while accepting the conspiracy theory behind the train carnage.
The Sabarmati Express train burns after being set on fire by a mob in Godhra on February 27, 2002.(AP file photo)
The Sabarmati Express train burns after being set on fire by a mob in Godhra on February 27, 2002.(AP file photo)

Gujarat court sends two men to life in prison for Godhra train killings

Ahmedabad, Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2018 04:46 PM IST
Judge HC Vora convicted Farooq Bhana and Imran after the prosecution proved they were the conspirators in the burning of S6 coach that led to the death of 59 passengers, mostly Hindu devotees returning from Ayodhya in Uttar Pradesh.

Why Vanzara turned against Amit Shah

Hindustan Times | By Mahesh Langa, Ahmedabad
UPDATED ON AUG 03, 2019 06:25 PM IST
Vanzara accuses Amit Shah of “introducing the much-despised divide-and-rule policy in the state police force", describes Shah’s acts as “self-centric” and says he played with the lives of the jailed officers and their families.
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