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Bilkis Dadi is an Indian activist who was at the forefront of protests against the Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 (CAA) passed by the central Government of India. She received national and international coverage during the sit-in protest in Shaheen Bagh in Delhi. For her role in the Shaheen Bagh protest, she came to be known as one of the 'Dadis of Shaheen Bagh' and went on to be listed on the Time 100 list and BBC's 100 Women in 2020. She was named "Woman of the Year" in The World's 500 Most Influential Muslims for 2020.
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Bilkis Bano gang rape case: Supreme Court slams delay in case hearing, know what has happened so farThe hearing of the Bilkis Bano gang rape case has been delayed several times till now, with the Supreme Court bench now openly decrying the bid to postpone the hearing.
SC defers to May 9 hearing on pleas challenging remission of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano case
'Unequals can't be treated equally': Supreme Court on release of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano caseSC observed that a pregnant woman was gang-raped and several people were killed and the case cannot be compared with a standard Section 302 (murder) cases.
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Bilkis Bano gang rape case: Released convict Shailesh Bhatt shares stage with BJP's Dahod MPOne of the men who were convicted of raping Bilkis Bano in 2002 was seen sharing a stage with a BJP MP during a government function, sparking a massive controversy.
Bilkis Bano case: Justices Joseph, Nagarathna to hear pleas on March 27
Bilkis Bano case: SC constitutes new bench to hear plea against remission to convicts, hearing on March 27The Supreme Court will hear on March 27 a batch of pleas challenging the remission of sentence of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang-rape case that also involves the killing of seven members of her..
Bilkis Bano gang rape case: SC to form special bench to hear plea against release of convictsSupreme Court agreed to form a special bench to hear a plea against the release of 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang rape.
Supreme Court agrees to constitute special bench to hear Bilkis Bano's plea against remission to convicts in gang-rape case
Congress could have been more vocal on issues like Bilkis Bano, murder in name of cow vigilantism: TharoorSenior Congress leader Shashi Tharoor on Saturday said the Congress should be absolutely clear in its ideological stance in favour of an inclusive India and pointed out that party could have been more..
Supreme Court judge recuses self from Bilkis review plea
'Nephew and uncle can't rape in front of each other': Bilkis Bano's rapist pleads innocence; Opposition slams Modi govtTMC leader Mahua Moitra highlighted a comment by one of the rapists of Bilkis Bano, who has been released on order of the Centre.
Bilkis Bano case: Supreme Court agrees to hear fresh plea challenging remission granted to convictsThe Supreme Court agreed on Friday to hear a fresh plea moved by a women's organisation, challenging the remission of sentence and the release of convicts in the 2002 Bilkis Bano gang-rape case, which..
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Bilkis Bano case: 180 km padyatra to be held by social activists to protest release of 11 gang rape convictsThe Gujarat government had earlier released the 11 convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case, prompting a wave of criticism by the opposition.
Lakhimpur Kheri murders: Rahul Gandhi invokes Bilkis Bano case to attack BJPBano was gang-raped during the Godhra riots.
Irked over Shazia Ilmi's views on felicitation of Bilkis Bano case convicts, VHP asks BJP to clear standThe VHP called out Shazia Ilmi on her facts about VHP felicitating the convicts and asked BJP to clarify whether it supports her views or not.
NCP chief Sharad Pawar attacks PM Modi over release of 11 men convicted in Bilkis Bano gangrape caseNationalist Congress Party (NCP) chief Sharad Pawar on Saturday attacked PM Narendra Modi over the release of 11 men convicted in the Bilkis Bano gangrape case from the 2002 riots in Gujarat. In a..
File Bilkis Bano case remission documents in 2 weeks, Gujarat toldIn the Bilkis Bano case, the bench of Justices Rastogi and Nagarathna while seeking response from the convicts, asked Malhotra to take instruction whether he would represent all of them before the SC.
Bilkis Bano case: SC to hear pleas against release of 11 convicts after three weeks
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'Rectify horrendously wrong decision': 134 ex-bureaucrats write to CJI against release of Bilkis Bano convictsBilkis Bano case: The former civil servants said the release of the convicts has 'outraged the nation'.
Rectify 'horrendously wrong decision' of remission in Bilkis Bano case: 134 ex-bureaucrats to CJIMore than 130 former civil servants on Saturday wrote an open letter to the Chief Justice of India (CJI) against the premature release of 11 men who were jailed in the gangrape case of Bilkis Bano and..
Supreme Court seeks reply of Centre, Gujarat in Bilkis Bano caseThe Supreme Court on Thursday sought responses from the Centre and Gujarat government in two weeks on a PIL demanding cancellation of remission of sentence to 11 lifers who were convicted for murdering..
Those giving hollow slogans like 'Beti Bachao' are 'saving rapists': Rahul Gandhi on Bilkis Bano caseA special CBI court in Mumbai on January 21, 2008, sentenced the 11 to life imprisonment on charges of Bilkis Bano's rape and murder of seven members of her family.
BREAKING: SC notice to Gujarat government on plea against release of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano caseGujarat government received Notice from SC regarding argument against release of 11 convicts in Bilkis Bano gang rape case
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SC agrees to hear PIL challenging release of Bilkis case convictsThe Supreme Court on Tuesday agreed to expeditiously list a PIL challenging the Gujarat government's decision to grant en masse remission of sentence to 11 lifers convicted for the murder of 14 people..
'No justification for such act': Devendra Fadnavis on Bilkis Bano convicts' felicitationBilkis Bano case: The convicts were welcomed with garlands following their release from jail on August 15.
NHRC discusses release of convicts in Bilkis Bano case
Bilkis Bano case: House-warming ceremony, son's wedding among reasons cited by convicts to enjoy frequent paroleAmong the reasons cited by convicts seeking parole or temporary bail were hose-warming ceremony, son's wedding and mother's knee-replacement surgery.
Bilkis Bano case: NHRC to take up 'discussion' on release of 11 life-term convicts on MondayIt was NHRC's intervention in 2003 that had ensured legal assistance for Bano to approach the Supreme Court after Gujarat Police had closed the case.
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'Bilkis Bano gang rape convicts Brahmins with good intentions': Gujarat BJP MLA sparks rowA BJP MLA from Gujarat has sparked controversy with his recent statement on the release of the convicts in the Bilkis Bano gang rape case.
Bilkis Bano case: BJP MLAs' presence in remission panel sparks rowSources said the committee, headed by Panchmahal district collector Sujal Mayatra, comprised five government officials, including the SP, district judge, social security officer and the jail..
Some of convicts in Bilkis case are 'Brahmins with good sanskaar': Gujarat BJP MLA C K RauljiC K Raulji, the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Godhra, said he does not know whether the convicts, released after spending more than 15 years in jail, were involved in the crime.
Rahul Gandhi slams PM Modi on Bilkis Bano rapists' release: 'Are you ashamed...'Congress MP Rahul Gandhi slammed Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the Gujarat government's decision to release 11 rapists of riot-victim Bilkis Bano saying "aren't you ashamed of such politics". He..
'Still numb, Gujarat govt must undo this harm': Know what Bilkis Bano said on release of her 11 rapistsBilkis Bano was gang raped by a mob in 2002, and seven of her family members were killed during the horrific incident.
Release of convicts has shaken my faith in justice: Bilkis BanoOn August 15, all the 11 convicts sentenced to life imprisonment in the 2002 case of Bilkis Bano's gang rape and murder of her seven family members during the riots walked out of the Godhra sub-jail..
'My faith in justice shaken': Bilkis Bano urges Gujarat government to reverse its decision of releasing all 11 convictsExpressing apprehension about the safety of her family, Bilkis Bano urged the Gujarat government to reverse its decision of releasing the convicts.
Bilkis case: Rahul says entire country seeing difference between PM Modi's words, deeds
'Still no place to live, no job by government': Bilkis Bano's family on release of her rapists in GujaratBilkis Bano, who was 5-months pregnant at the time, was gang raped in 2002 as her family members were killed in front of her by a mob.
PM Modi’s speech hypocrisy: Oppn on Bilkis move
'Victims of politics': Bilkis Bano case convict day after release; another talks of starting a new lifeRadheshyam Shah, another convict, had asserted after his release on Monday that they were all innocent, adding that he feels happy to be released.
'Real face' of New India under BJP, says opposition slamming PM Modi over release of Bilkis Bano case convicts
Bilkis Bano's family 'surprised' on released of 11 convicts, husband says 'still living in hiding'; Cong hits out at PMBilkis Bano was 21 years old and five months pregnant when she was raped while fleeing the violence that broke out post the Sabarmati train incident.
Bilkis Bano case: As all 11 life imprisonment convicts walk free, how Gujarat govt defied Centre's policy on rapists?The Gujarat government followed its own guidelines as per the Supreme Court's directions in May and released the convicts under its remission policy.