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1984 ani-Sikh riots


A look back at the fierce life and ideals of Safdar Hashmi

March 15, 2020 9:11 am

Deshpande’s recently released book Halla Bol: The Death and Life of Safdar Hashmi, encapsulates the life of this talented young man who was killed on the first day of 1989, when he was only 34.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court issues production warrant against Sajjan Kumar in Sultanpuri killing

January 22, 2019 1:24 pm

In the case before the trial court, three persons -- Kumar, Brahmanand Gupta and Ved Prakash -- are facing trial on charges of murder and rioting pertaining to the killing of Surjit Singh in Sultanpuri.

Sajjan Kumar moves SC challenging his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

December 22, 2018 3:36 pm

Moving the Supreme Court, former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, filed an appeal against his conviction in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by the Delhi High Court.

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Victims’ kin welcome verdict, say it will heal old wounds

December 18, 2018 8:45 am

“He must be hanged till death as he was the man who led the mob and killed innocents and also forced many to flee Delhi,” said Santokh Singh (72), elder brother of Hardev Singh (then 24), who was killed in the riots.

1984 Anti-Sikh riots case: ‘If Sajjan Kumar appeals in apex court, we will follow him there’

December 18, 2018 8:44 am

Harvinder Kaur said if Sajjan Kumar appealed against the verdict, she and her mother would take their fight further.

Anti-Sikh riots: Newborn twins were tossed into fire like lifeless objects, says family

December 18, 2018 9:58 am

On Monday, as the Delhi High Court sentenced Sajjan Kumar, the women, sitting at their flat in CRPF colony in Ludhiana, said are grateful for those who took the fight forward.

'Large-scale efforts to suppress cases': Sajjan Kumar held guilty; what Delhi HC said

December 17, 2018 3:16 pm

The court in its observations said that there had been large-scale attempts to suppress the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases against Sajjan Kumar and that the Delhi Police had failed to investigate 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.

1984 riots: Saw Sajjan Kumar telling crowd to kill Sikhs, says key witness

November 17, 2018 7:25 am

"I saw accused Sajjan Kumar addressing the crowd and saying hamari ma maar di. Sardaro ko maar do (Our mother was killed. Kill the Sikhs)," said the witness.

BJP MLA Sirsa slaps 1984 riots convict at Delhi court, claims he was provoked

November 16, 2018 7:06 am

In a video of the incident, Sirsa is seen slapping one of the accused and hurling abuses. Supporters of the convicts hurl abuses as well.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Harsimrat Badal, Sukhbir Badal detained during protest march

November 03, 2018 3:48 pm

The march, led by the Badals, began from Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib and the protesters were stopped near Parliament Street police station in central Delhi.