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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court issues production warrant against Sajjan Kumar in Sultanpuri killing

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.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC takes up Sajjan Kumar's plea against conviction, issues notice to CBI

The apex court also issued a notice to the CBI on Sajjan Kumar's plea against the order as well as his bail plea and sought the agency's reply within six weeks.


A judgment, a foundation

The Sajjan Kumar verdict promises to form the basis for an evolving Indian law of accountability in cases of mass violence.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar surrenders, sent to Mandoli jail

On December 17, Sajjan Kumar was found guilty in a case pertaining to the killing of five members of a Sikh family during the 1984 riots.

The cycle of impunity

The court’s lament about the recurrence of mass violence and the absence of laws against it in the 1984 judgment needs to be heard.

View from the right: Justice for ’84 victims

An editorial in Organiser also argues that the Congress strategy of fostering divisive tendencies for petty political gains has led to the emergence of many regional and violent movements, which, in turn, led to the party’s decline.


1984 anti-Sikh riots: ‘The bodies were here, everywhere... in the dark, all I could see were fires’

Block 32, Trilokpuri. This east Delhi neighbourhood was Ground Zero of the 1984 carnage in the Capital where 350 Sikh residents were killed in 30 hours. The first reporters to reach the spot were Joseph Maliakan and his colleagues at The Indian Express.

Nine days to surrender, Sajjan Kumar goes to Supreme Court

In his plea before the apex court, Kumar has contended that the finding of the High Court was “erroneous” and that he was wrongly punished.

Sajjan Kumar moves SC challenging his conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Moving the Supreme Court, former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, filed an appeal against his conviction in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by the Delhi High Court.

Court refuses to give Sajjan Kumar more time to surrender

Within minutes of Kumar's application coming up for hearing before a bench of Justice S Muralidhar and Justice Vinod Goel, the court said there is nothing special in his request to consider extending time and that he needs to surrender.

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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.