1984 anti-Sikh riots

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

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’

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.


How investigators pieced together Chapter 1984

A Special Investigation Team that started out of two rooms has secured a conviction in an anti-Sikh riots case, more than three decades on. The Indian Express looks at how its members had to navigate previously shoddy probes, sketchy documents and the challenge of reopening old wounds

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

“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

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.

1984 riots: SIT to examine over 1250 cases filed in Kanpur

On February 5, the state government ordered to set-up a four member SIT headed by former UP DGP Atul to examine the cases filed during 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Kanpur police have been collecting the case documents and the status of each cases to be sent to the government.


1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar seeks more time to surrender

Meanwhile, Sajjan Kumar on Thursday appeared before the Patiala court in Delhi in connection with another 1984 riots case. 

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC gives nod to two-member SIT to probe cases

The court had approved the names of former Delhi HC judge Justice S N Dhingra, serving Himachal Pradesh cadre IPS officer Abhishek Dular and retired IG rank officer Rajdeep Singh as committee members. Singh, however, declined to be a part of the team

Punjab: Congress holds out against Rahul remark backlash as desecration debate dominates session

Congress president Rahul Gandhi’s comments at the London School of Economics Friday that Congress was not involved in 1984 riots had all the potential to be a political hot potato in the Assembly session, but the Congress got away unscathed.

Rahul Gandhi says he supports punishment for those involved in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Gandhi told the audience of UK-based parliamentarians and local leaders that the anti-Sikh riots was a tragedy, but disagreed with the view that the Congress was "involved".