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1984 riots: Court relief to woman who lost husband

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

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’

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

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

"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

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: The three witnesses who played a role in Sajjan Kumar's conviction

From a passport issued the day Indira Gandhi was assassinated to the last photograph of a family of seven — the three witnesses in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case grabbed what they could as they fled death and destruction. Over the years, these objects helped fill an emotional void, and even played a role in Sajjan Kumar’s conviction. The Indian Express spoke to the three to understand how.

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

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.

Fair trial not possible if Sajjan Kumar granted bail: CBI to SC on 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

The apex court in January had issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Kumar’s plea against the order as well as his bail plea and sought the agency’s reply.

1984 riots in Kanpur: SIT to probe FIRs in which final reports were filed, says govt

Kumar told The Indian Express the decision to form an SIT was taken considering the prayer made in the writ, and that the SC had not issued such a directive so far.

1984 anti sikh riots Videos

HS Phoolka on how he survived the Sikh riots

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

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.


Delhi High Court Hears 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Pleas

Former councillor Balwan Khokhar convicted in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, had filed an appeal against the award of life sentence to him in the Delhi High Court. The court said while no witnesses showed up in many places, in others, despite witnesses, there was no corroborating evidence against the accused. “… Even more worrisome […]