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HS Phoolka


1984 riot case: Senior advocate H S Phoolka receives death threat

January 20, 2020 8:51 pm

The case pertains to the riots at Gurudwara Pulbangash in North Delhi where three people were killed on November 1, 1984, a day after the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Punjab bypolls: Party leaders call for urgent introspection as AAP continues its downward slide

October 25, 2019 8:24 am

The worst performance came from Dakha constituency which had been vacated by H S Phoolka who had won the seat with 58,618 votes in 2017 Assembly polls.

Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat: HS Phoolka out, AAP struggles for a face

March 15, 2019 8:30 am

The Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat constitutes of nine assembly segments - Ludhiana north, south, east, west, central, Atam Nagar, Gill, Dakha and Jagraon - and is a mix of urban and rural segments.

H S Phoolka rubbishes reports of joining BJP after meeting with Vijay Goel

January 06, 2019 2:47 pm

"Meeting Vijay Goel is no news. We are good friends and meet often. When I became the Leader of Opposition, he had invited me for dinner at his Haveli," HS Phoolka tweeted.

If 1984 guilty had been punished, there wouldn’t be Mumbai 1993, Gujarat 2002, these lynchings: HS Phoolka

January 06, 2019 2:43 pm

Senior lawyer H S Phoolka is optimistic that the Sajjan Kumar verdict will have a bearing on all mob violence cases, calls for a law without loopholes to tackle such crimes, talks about his experience during the riots, blames the system for institutional authority not being fixed, and says any Congress apology must be sincere

Anti-corruption movement ending with a political party was wrong: Former Punjab MLA H S Phoolka

January 05, 2019 6:50 am

Phoolka also said that while many people urged him to contest the upcoming Lok Sabha polls, he has decided against it. “We need another movement like the one started by Anna Hazare, someone who can call a spade a spade. A movement like that can start again.”

Phoolka after quitting AAP: Converting anti-corruption movement into political party was wrong

January 04, 2019 5:25 pm

Phoolka had in 2017 quit as the Leader of Opposition in the Punjab Assembly to continue to appear in courts for 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims, giving up his cabinet minister status. Phoolka was an MLA from Dakha seat in Punjab.

Who is HS Phoolka

January 03, 2019 8:33 pm

Phoolka, who has been representing the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, 34 years since its carnage, has been averse to the idea of the Aam Aadmi Party allying with the Congress.

Senior advocate HS Phoolka resigns from Aam Aadmi Party

January 03, 2019 7:59 pm

"I have resigned from AAP & handed over resignation to Kejriwal ji today. Though he asked me not to resign but I insisted," Phoolka tweeted.

Anti-Sikh riots: Exploring how to go ahead with Kamal Nath’s case, says HS Phoolka

December 18, 2018 5:11 am

“This moment has come after 34 years. We are very happy, but others culprits also need to be punished,” HS Phoolka said.


HS Phoolka on how he survived the Sikh riots

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

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.

SIT formed by Kejriwal was non-functional: Phoolka

January 22, 2016 7:42 am

New Delhi, Jan 22 (ANI): Commenting on the issue of missing 1984 riots file, senior lawyer HS Phoolka on Friday said the Special Investigation Team (SIT), which was formed by the Kejriwal government in 2014, did not become functional as he resigned from his post thereafter. After Kejriwal's resignation, even the Lieutenant Governor did not constitute the SIT. He added that the new SIT, formed last year by the Centre, has no link with the prior SIT and is working properly.