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1984 anti sikh riots


1984 anti-Sikh riots in Kanpur: Former Congress MLA’s nephew under scanner

February 29, 2020 12:55 pm

The SIT now plans to get the witnesses to record their statements before the court.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Accepted SIT recommendations, will take action, Centre tells SC

January 15, 2020 6:45 pm

The SIT, also comprising retired IPS officer Rajdeep Singh and serving IPS officer Abhishek Dular, was set up by the apex court on Janaury 11, 2018 to supervise further investigation into 186 cases in which closure reports were filed earlier.

Delhi court pulls up CBI for delays in 1984 riots case

November 26, 2019 2:15 am

Seeking report, CMM says ‘expect agency to act in a sensitive manner, submit reply within 15 days’.

1984 riots: Court relief to woman who lost husband

September 18, 2019 2:33 am

When she finally got her chance to depose in 1996, she named a man and claimed he was the leader of the mob. But when the suspect was produced before her, she failed to identify him. She believed it was a minor lapse; instead she faced a 23-year trial for giving a false statement to the court.

Delhi High Court grants four-week parole to 1984 riots convict to file appeal

July 18, 2019 8:14 pm

Justice I S Mehta allowed Balwan Khokhar's plea to be released on parole to file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order of December 17, 2018, convicting him in the case.

In Punjab, Rajnath Singh asks Congress: ‘1984 kyun hua’

May 17, 2019 4:01 am

Earlier at a rally in Himachal Pradesh’s Kullu district in support of Ram Swaroop Sharma who is seeking re-election from Mandi Lok Sabha seat, he said Indian economy has become on of the fastest growing economy in the world and the IMF has praised the country for its economic growth.

Why it is necessary to remember and reflect on our history of mass violence

May 15, 2019 7:20 am

Those baying for the blood of Sam Pitroda must also think about the need to remember and reflect on our history of mass violence and our own thoughtlessness towards it.

'Completely twisted, misrepresented': Congress' Sam Pitroda apologises for 1984 riots remark

May 11, 2019 2:54 am

"For BJP, riots are vote garnering exercise in every election, instead of ensuring justice and closure. People should see through this Machiavellian game of deception, distraction and distortion by Shri Narendra Modi," the party statement read.

Sam Pitroda's 1984 riots remark: Will Rahul Gandhi 'oust his Guru', asks Arun Jaitley

May 10, 2019 1:38 pm

According to news agency ANI, when asked about BJP's claims that instructions to "kill" in 1984 had come from former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi, Pitroda had said, "It happened in 1984, so what".

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court grants 2 more months to SIT to complete its probe

March 29, 2019 2:23 pm

A bench comprising Justices S A Bobde and S Abdul Nazeer extended the time after the SIT informed it that more than 50 per cent of the work has been done and it wanted two more months to complete the investigation.


HS Phoolka on how he survived the Sikh riots

January 04, 2019 3:55 pm

Senior advocate H S Phoolka has just started practising in the Delhi High Court when Indira Gandhi was assassinated on October 31, 1984. Here is the story of how he and his pregnant wife survived the three-day carnage.

Delhi HC sends Sajjan Kumar to jail for life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

December 17, 2018 6:21 pm

After 34 years, the Delhi High Court held Sajjan Kumar guilty of being involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment. Here's what the court said and how political leaders reacted.