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Traumatised family leaves home, ‘first time after 1984 riots’

Bedi, in his 70s, said in the petition that when the riots broke out in 1984, he was posted in Allahabad, and had left his family at the home of his brother-in-law who was an NRI.

Weary relief in 'Tilak Vihar Widow Colony' after HC convicts Sajjan Kumar

Long used to journalists queuing up outside the colony near west Delhi's Tilak Nagar locality every anniversary of the violence that claimed nearly 3,000 lives over three days, the people wearily recounted their stories and their wait for justice.


What is the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Sajjan Kumar

In 1984, a mob instigated by Sajjan Kumar, killed five Sikhs — Kehar Singh, Gurpreet Singh, Raghuvender Singh, Narender Pal Singh and Kuldeep Singh — in Raj Nagar area of Delhi Cantonment as anti-Sikh riots broke out in the capital.

Chandigarh: Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, Congress laud 1984 sentences

Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has expressed the hope that others involved in the attacks would also soon be brought to book for their horrendous and inhuman acts.

Chandigarh: 1984 riot victims welcome verdict, hope ‘big fish’ also get punished

Reacting over the first death penalty in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, victims said that decision will have an impact on Lok Sabha polls.

Chandigarh: This will heal our wounds, say kin of murdered man

The family of Hardev Singh said that while the verdict came late, they were happy to get justice in their lifetime. They added that they wanted capital punishment for both convicts in the case.


Out of my mind: Time running out

Being against Modi is not a Manifesto. If India has a low score on human development, if Muslims are a severely economically and socially deprived community, if violence against women and Dalits still persists, it is no good blaming a four-year-old BJP government.

Khalistan supporters attempt to disrupt Rahul Gandhi's event in London

The trio also chanted slogans of "Khalistan Zindabad" and had to be escorted out by the police before Rahul Gandhi arrived.

Delhi HC to set up special bench to hear 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases

Retired naval officer Captain Bhagmal, former Congress councillor Balwan Khokhar, Girdhari Lal and two others were held guilty in a case relating to the murder of five members of a family in Delhi Cantt on November 1, 1984.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court orders new SIT to probe afresh 186 cases which were closed

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots, which had erupted after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, had claimed the lives of 2,733 people in Delhi alone. 

1984 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.


CBI working at snail's pace in 1984 riots: Phoolka

New Delhi, Feb 22 (ANI): Advocate H.S. Phoolka on Monday expressed displeasure over CBI's slow proceedings to bring the perpetrators of 1984 sikh riots to justice, saying that the investigation team had filed the closure report against Jagdish Tytler three times. Phoolka added that 31 years have passed and the CBI still needs time to investigate the matter. Phoolka said that CBI SP has been granted two more months and the next hearing has been scheduled to April27.