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1984 anti-Sikh riots


1984 anti-Sikh riots: SIT seeks to probe 10 cases closed by Kanpur police

January 22, 2020 4:53 am

As many as 1,251 cases were registered and 127 people were killed in Kanpur during the riots that broke out after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1984.

1984 riots could have been avoided if Narasimha Rao had listened to IK Gujral: Manmohan Singh

December 05, 2019 2:06 pm

In 2005, Manmohan Singh, the then prime minister of India had apologised to members of Parliament and the nation for the riots

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SIT submits probe report

November 30, 2019 3:56 am

The court also allowed the request to relieve one of the SIT members, Abhishek Dular, SP CBI, so he can report back to the central probe agency. After the SIT had drawn up its report, the CBI had requested that Dular be relieved of the work.

1984 Kanpur anti-Sikh riots: 10 months on, SIT yet to begin probe

November 24, 2019 8:16 am

No copies of FIRs and post-mortem reports, SIT tries to reach out to victims’ families for documents

SIT to reopen seven 1984 riots cases; NDA leaders target Kamal Nath

September 10, 2019 6:59 am

These seven are cases where the accused were either acquitted or the trial closed, an official notification said.

Kamal Nath may face trouble as SIT reopens seven 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases

September 09, 2019 8:53 pm

After the notification became public, Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa said senior Congress leader Kamal Nath had allegedly given shelter to five people who were accused in one of the seven cases.

Anti-Sikh riots 1984: Will probe 35 cases registered in Kanpur further, says SIT

June 16, 2019 2:38 am

The BJP and the Shiromani Akali Dal have been alleging that Kamal Nath was involved in the riots but the Congress leader and his party have denied it.

For West Delhi anti-Sikh riots survivors, elections ‘reopen old wounds’, ‘make them trump cards’

May 11, 2019 10:11 am

Lok Sabha elections 2019: Most Sikh voters feel betrayed by the Aam Aadmi Party over its keenness to enter into an alliance with the Congress.

Opposing Sajjan bail plea, CBI says 1984 riots on par with killing of Jews by Nazis

March 20, 2019 2:20 am

“The brutal murder of innocent Sikhs during the 1984 riots falls under the category of crimes against humanity, on par with well-known genocides worldwide like the large-scale killing of Armenians by Kurds and Turks, the mass extermination of Jews by Nazis, the mass killing of Bangladeshi citizens by Pakistani Army sympathisers ..."

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Justice Sanjiv Khanna recuses from hearing Sajjan Kumar's appeal

February 25, 2019 11:21 am

The case in which Kumar was convicted and sentenced relates to the killing of five Sikhs in Delhi Cantonment's Raj Nagar Part-I area of southwest Delhi on November 1-2, 1984 and burning down of a gurudwara in Raj Nagar Part-II.