November 06, 2019 12:18 pm
Sajjan Kumar, who is serving life term, earlier on Monday sought urgent hearing of his bail petition.
November 04, 2019 11:22 am
Last year, Sajjan Kumar was sentenced to life by the Delhi High Court for his role in the 1984 riots. His appeal against the high court order is currently pending before the Supreme Court.
July 18, 2019 8:14 pm
Justice I S Mehta allowed Balwan Khokhar's plea to be released on parole to file a special leave petition in the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court order of December 17, 2018, convicting him in the case.
May 11, 2019 10:11 am
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April 08, 2019 12:15 pm
The CBI told a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer that Kumar, who was a sitting MP in 1984, was the "kingpin" of the massacre of Sikhs in the national capital in 1984.
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 ..."
March 15, 2019 1:11 pm
The apex court in January had issued a notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Kumar’s plea against the order as well as his bail plea and sought the agency’s reply.
February 26, 2019 2:35 am
The court went on to direct: “List the matter before a Bench, wherein one of us (Justice Khanna) is not a member.”
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.
January 22, 2019 1:24 pm
In the case before the trial court, three persons -- Kumar, Brahmanand Gupta and Ved Prakash -- are facing trial on charges of murder and rioting pertaining to the killing of Surjit Singh in Sultanpuri.
June 22, 2020 6:07 pm
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.