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1984 anti-Sikh riots


Sajjan Kumar gets bail in 1984 riots case but will remain in jail

April 27, 2022 7:40 pm

In 2015, a three-member Special Investigation Team, constituted by the central government to reinvestigate the cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, decided to reopen the case.

BJP, SAD hit out at Jagdish Tytler’s appointment as permanent invitee to Delhi Congress committee

October 31, 2021 7:48 am

The CBI had filed closure reports in the case against Tytler in 2007, 2009 and 2014. But the Karkardooma court rejected the closure report in 2015 following a petition and asked the CBI to continue its probe.

National Minorities commission issues notices to states for failing to provide compensation to anti-sikh riot victims even after 37 years

October 30, 2021 8:29 am

In August this year, the Ministry of Minority Affairs had informed Parliament that the Centre had made a provision of Rs 4.5 crore in the Union Budget for the enhanced compensation for 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims.

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: SIT to file closure reports in 6 cases, go ahead with legal proceedings in 11

September 14, 2021 5:26 am

The SIT, however, is also planning to initiate legal proceedings in 11 others cases related to the 1984 riots since the collection of evidence is over, SIT member and Superintendent of Police Balendu Bhushan said.

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.