1984 Riots

  • Delhi Police didn't act during 1984 riots, claims Cobrapost sting 22-04-2014 11:07 AM

    New Delhi: News portal Cobrapost on Tuesday came out with yet another sting operation in the middle of the election campaign. The sting revealed that the Delhi Police did not act during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. In the latest sting, Cobrapost claimed that Delhi Police officials admitted to their role...
  • 1984 riots: Akali Dal workers protest outside Congress office in Delhi 21-04-2014 01:27 PM

    New Delhi: Scores of Akali Dal workers on Monday held a massive protest outside the Congress headquarters in Delhi over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The SAD workers were protesting against the clean chit given by Punjab Congress leader Amarinder Singh to one of the accused in the case, Jagdish Tytler....
  • 1984 riots guilty remain unpunished, says Arun Jaitley 21-04-2014 01:25 PM

    Raking up the issue of 1984 riots, BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday alleged that those guilty for the "state sponsored" violence still remain unpunished. Describing the "massacre" of innocent Sikhs after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi as a "black spot" in the democracy, the BJP...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi Cabinet asks L-G to form SIT 06-02-2014 01:51 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Cabinet on Thursday announced a Special Investigation Team will probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. "The Delhi Cabinet has asked the Lieutenant Governor to form a SIT to look into the 1984 riots. Cases which were closed will be opened again and if required, will be filed...
  • US court rejects Sikh group's request in anti-Sikh riots case 05-02-2014 03:14 PM

    New York: A US court has rejected a request by a Sikh rights group seeking more time to respond to a motion filed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi to dismiss a human rights violation case against her in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots brought by the group. Judge Brian Cogan of...
  • 1984 riots: SAD protests outside Parliament, demands fast track trial 05-02-2014 11:55 AM

    New Delhi: The Shiromani AkaiI Dal MPs on Wednesday held demonstrations outside Parliament in protest of the latest revelations in Operation Bluestar about Britan's advisory role in the massacre. Shiromani Akali Dal MP Harsimrat Kaur Badal led the protests outside Parliament. She criticised the Congress saying,"It's treason on part of...
  • Dhumal back's Akali Dal's demand for SIT probe into anti-Sikh riots 30-01-2014 11:15 PM

    Hamirpur: Alleging that Congressmen were actively involved in the killing of Sikhs during the riots in 1984, former Himachal Chief Minister and senior BJP leader Prem Kumar Dhumal on Thursday supported Akali Dal's demand for a SIT probe into the killings. "Rahul Gandhi has himself admitted role of Congress leaders...
  • Congress threatens to withdraw support to Nitish Kumar government 30-01-2014 12:46 PM

    Patna: The Nitish Kumar government is under threat as the state Congress unit has warned of withdrawing its support over the former's remarks against Sonia Gandhi and Rahul over communal riots in the country. Speaking at a press meet on Tuesday, the JD(U) leader had said, "There is no dispute...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Kejriwal meets L-G over demands for SIT probe 29-01-2014 12:03 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday met Lieutenant Governor Najeeb Jung regarding a SIT probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The meeting comes amidst furore over an interview given by Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi to a television news channel where he refused to apologise for the...
  • Rahul under fire over his remark on 1984 riots, Modi's role in 2002 28-01-2014 01:50 PM

    New President: Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi has come under sharp criticism from the Bharatiya Janata Party and 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims after he claimed that the Congress government at the Centre tried to control the communal carnage after the then prime minister Indira Gandhi's assassination in an interview to...
  • 1984 riots: Why Congress not seeking SIT probe, asks senior lawyer HS Phoolka 28-01-2014 12:49 PM

    Senior lawyer HS Phoolka has questioned if the Congress supported the formation of a SIT to probe the Gujarat riots, then why not the 1984 riots as well. ...
  • Indian short film 'Kush' based on 1984 riots in the Oscar race 26-12-2013 08:46 AM

    Mumbai: Director Subhashish Bhutiani's short film 'Kush', with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as its backdrop, is in the race for the Academy awards this year. The Indian short film has made it to the short list of 10 films that are in the contention for nominations in best live action...
  • 1984 riots: SC rejects Sajjan Kumar's plea to quash charges 03-12-2013 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Tuesday rejected Congress leader and former MP Sajjan Kumar's plea to quash charges against him in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in Delhi's Sultanpuri area. Earlier in July, the Delhi High Court ruled that Sajjan Kumar will continue to face trial in...
  • 1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar seeks to declare CBI probe illegal 08-11-2013 10:12 PM

    Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, on Friday, sought to declare as "illegal" the probe and charge sheets filed by the CBI in a 1984 anti Sikh riots case against him in the wake of Gauhati High Court's judgement holding the setting up of the investigating agency as "unconstitutional". Kumar's counsel mentioned...
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  • Delhi 1984 to Muzaffarnagar 2013: Will riot victims ever get justice? 01-11-2013 11:00 PM

    Three decades after the anti Sikh riots broke out in 1984, the victims of the 84 riots find themselves still living in darkness. For 30 years, they have struggled to make ends meet and feel victimised - even the free electricity supply provided by the government has been cut off...
  • Three decades on, widows of 84 anti-Sikh riots still feel neglected 01-11-2013 11:13 AM

    New Delhi: Three decades after the anti Sikh riots broke out in 1984, the widows of the 84 riots find themselves still living in darkness. For 30 years, they have struggled to make ends meet and feel victimised - even the free electricity supply provided by the government has been...
  • Modi's verbal assault on Rahul continues, questions 1984 riots 25-10-2013 10:30 PM

    Bharatiya Janata Party's prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi continued to target Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, questioning him over the latter's claims on Pakistani intelligence agency ISI's role in Muzaffarnagar riots and the 1984 riots in which thousands of Sikhs were killed after the assassination of the then prime minister...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riot: Delhi HC refers witness protection plea to DLSA 18-09-2013 06:30 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Wednesday referred to Delhi Legal Services Authority (DLSA) the PIL seeking a direction to provide protection to the witnesses in 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases involving senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. A bench of Chief Justice NV Ramana and Justice Pradeep Nandrajog asked the petitioner's counsel...
  • Sikh group delivers US court summons to Sonia Gandhi 11-09-2013 05:45 PM

    A Sikh rights group says it has delivered a US federal court's summons to Congress party president Sonia Gandhi, who is in New York for medical treatment, through hospital staff and her security detail. US based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), which has filed a class action suit against Gandhi for...
  • 1984 riots: US court summons Sonia for 'shielding' party leaders 05-09-2013 10:03 AM

    A federal court in New York has issued summons to Congress President Sonia Gandhi for "shielding and protecting" party leaders allegedly involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The Sikhs For Justice group had filed a lawsuit on Tuesday seeking compensatory and punitive damages from Sonia Gandhi. The Congress, however, said...
  • CJ Darshan Kaur wants compensation for 1984 riots 29-07-2013 11:47 AM

    Darshan Kaur lost her husband and father in law to the 1984 riots. She was promised a job and compensation. Nearly three decades later her fight is far from over. In fact authorities still don't believe they have all the papers. Here she turns a CJ to press for the...
  • 1984 riots: HC says trial against Sajjan Kumar will continue 16-07-2013 10:58 AM

    New Delhi: In a major setback for Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, the Delhi High Court on Tuesday refused to grant him relief in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. The High Court ruled that Sajjan Kumar will continue to face trial in the riots that took place in Sultanpuri area of...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Notice issued to CBI on Jagdish Tytler's plea 03-07-2013 02:20 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on an appeal of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler against a trial court order reopening a case against him related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Justice SP Garg, seeking response from the agency, also...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC judge recuses from hearing Tytler's plea 31-05-2013 03:07 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi High Court judge on Friday recused himself from hearing a plea of senior Congress leader Jagdish Tytler challenging a lower court order by which the CBI was asked to further investigate his role in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. "In any case, I am not going...
  • 1984 riots: HC to hear Tytler's plea against re-investigation 31-05-2013 09:25 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will decide on a plea filed by Congress leader Jagdish Tytler challenging the trial court's decision to order the re-opening of a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him. Tytler had moved the High Court on Wednesday challenging the trial court's order which had set...
  • 1984 riots: Tytler moves HC against order of reopening probe 30-05-2013 04:49 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Wednesday moved Delhi High Court against the trial court's order for reopening of investigation against him in a 29-year-old anti-Sikh riots case in which three persons were killed. Tytler has challenged the trial court order setting aside the CBI's closure report giving him...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC reserves judgement on Sajjan Kumar 24-05-2013 06:18 PM

    New Delhi: In the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, the Delhi High Court on Friday reserved the judgment on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the Sultanpuri case. The court heard the arguments of both sides. Riot victims' lawyer HS Phoolka argued that criminal conspiracy be also added to the existing charges....
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Protesters to agitate outside SC 09-05-2013 09:47 AM

    New Delhi: Sikh groups plan to hold a protest outside the Supreme Court on Thursday against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-sikh riots case. Five others were convicted in the same case and the Karkardooma court is expected to hear arguments on the quantum of...