1984 SIKH RIOTS

  • US court asks Sonia Gandhi to show passport March 21, 2014

    New York: A US court has asked India's Congress party President Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 2 and September 9 last year. Gandhi had filed a motion in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, seeking...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai January 29, 2014

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • News 360: DGCA asks private airlines to treat MPs as VIPs January 29, 2014

    In what could probably expose the Union Ministry of Civil Aviation, a letter accessed by CNNIBN shows that the private airlines were asked by Directorate General of Civil Aviation (DGCA) to provide special privileges to Parliamentarians, contrary to Minister Ajit Singh's claims. ...
  • CJ report ensures compensation for 1984 riot victim January 6, 2014

    CJ Darshan Kaur had turned a CJ to demand compensation that was entitled to her as a riot victim. Her CJ report has ensured the much needed help that had eluded her for nearly three decades. ...
  • Delhi 1984 to Muzaffarnagar 2013: Will riot victims ever get justice? November 1, 2013

    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...
  • News 360: Sensex at lifetime high, closes at 21,294 on Friday November 1, 2013

    Ahead of the auspicious occasion of Diwali, Sensex hit a life time high of 21,294 during the day trade on Friday, the peak came after 5 years and 10 months. It closed at 21,196, the highest closing ever. Nifty closed at 6,307 points, closed above 6,300 points for the first...
  • India @ 9 with Rajdeep Sardesai April 10, 2013

    Catch the day's top stories with Rajdeep Sardesai on India @ 9. ...
  • 1984 riots: Blow to Tytler as CBI told to examine witnesses April 10, 2013

    New Delhi: In yet another setback for Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, a Delhi court ordered the CBI to reinvestigate the role of the threetime MP in the killings of Sikhs near a gurudwara on November 1, 1984, rejecting the closure report filed by the investigative agency. Lawyer HS Phoolka said, "On...
  • 1984 Sikh riots: Release of accused stayed February 16, 2012

    New Delhi: Delhi Lieutenant Governor Tejendra Khanna has reversed a decision of commuting life sentence of a convict in 1984 antiSikh riots case and asked Delhi's Sentence Review Board to give it a relook following protests by a section of Sikh community. The decision to send the case again to State...
  • US: Sikh group lodges complaint against Big B October 19, 2011

    New York: A USbased Sikh human rights group has lodged a criminal complaint against megastar Amitabh Bachchan with authorities in Australia, where he is set to receive an honorary doctorate, for his alleged role in instigating and abetting the 1984 Sikh riots. The complaint has been filed by Sikhs for Justice...
  • 1984 riot case: Sajjan's aide pleades innocence July 8, 2011

    New Delhi: A former MLA, facing trial along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 antiSikh riots case relating to killing of six persons in Delhi Cantonment area, on Friday claimed innocence before a city court saying it was a conspiracy to ruin his political career. "I was not...
  • US reviewing immunity for Kamal Nath January 25, 2011

    Washington: The United States is still reviewing whether Indian Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath, who has been summoned by a New York court for his alleged role in the 1984 antiSikh riots, can be given diplomatic immunity. "The immunity question remains under review here at the State Department, and we have...
  • Akal Takht backs 1984 Sikh riots victims' lawyer July 22, 2010

    Amritsar: The Akal Takht, the highest seat of Sikhism, has asked Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Paramjit Singh Sarna and his brother to explain their stand on the controversy over advocate H.S. Phoolka fighting 1984 antiSikh riots cases. Akal Takht chief, jathedar, Gurbachan Singh said, "We have asked Sarna...
  • Sajjan Kumar to be charged in '84 riots case May 15, 2010

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday ordered charges to be framed against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 antiSikh riot. He will be charged with murder and spreading enmity between communities. Additional Sessions Judge Sunita Gupta allowed the Central Bureau of Investigations plea seeking prosecution of Kumar under various...
  • Shoethrowing journo releases book on 1984 riots November 7, 2009

    Jarnail Singh, the journalist who shot to fame for throwing a shoe at Home Minister P Chidambaram has turned author. His book I Accuse based on the 1984 antiSikh riots was released in New Delhi on Friday in English and Hindi, by Penguin. Jarnail is now working on a Punjabi...
  • CNNIBN Spl: 25 years on, 1984 scars still fresh November 3, 2009

    Time hasn't healed the scars that are embedded in hearts and minds of the victims of 1984 riots. These people lost everything, their homes, families and lives. ...
  • Zindagi Live: Revisiting 1984 Sikh riots November 2, 2009

    On a special episode of Zindagi Live, IBN7's Richa Anirudh spoke to the families of those who were killed in 1984 Sikh Riots. ...
  • 1984 through art: Artists express horror, anger November 1, 2009

    It's been 25 years since the antiSikh riots of 1984 that left thousands dead. Artists and survivors have expressed their horror, anger and anguish, using their own unique medium of expression. Tara Bhargava reports. ...
  • Will 1984 riot victims ever get justice? November 1, 2009

    25 years after Darshan Kaur lost her husband in the 1984 riots, she decided to revisit the place where she witnessed the massacre. The place which was once her home. ...
  • '84 riots: 2 decades on, Sikhs still fighting for justice November 1, 2009

    On November 1, 1984 Delhi woke up to its worst communal carnage. ...
  • Congress gives in, drops Tytler and Sajjan April 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Congress on Thursday announced Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar, accused of involvement in the 1984 Sikh riots, are withdrawing from Lok Sabha elections in Delhi. The two leaders have opted out of elections keeping the partys interests in mind, announced Congress spokesperson Janardhan Dwivedi. Dwivedi said the party...
  • Exclusive: I withdraw from elections, says Tytler April 9, 2009

    The Congress has finally bowed to Sikh anger. Fourtime Congress MP Jagdish Tytler did strike a defiant posture in the beginning, but finally withdrew his candidature as he felt his party was deeply embarrassed by the latest controversy. Excerpts from an exclusive interview: CNNIBN: The ghost of 1984 riots has come...
  • Congress may ask Tytler to step down April 9, 2009

    New Delhi: The Congress may finally blink. Senior party leaders have advised Congress leader Jagdish Tytler to take a conscience call and withdraw from the elections as he awaits court verdict in the 1984 riots case, according to sources. Congress sources have also told CNNIBN that the party may withdraw Tytler...
  • Court may rule on CBI report on Tytler on Thursday April 8, 2009

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler's fate is likely to be decided by a city court on Thursday after the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) gave him a clean chit in a case related to the 1984 antiSikh riots in the city. The court may decide on accepting the CBI closure...
  • Journo throws shoe, and puts Congress in a fix April 8, 2009

    A Sikh journalist on Tuesday threw his shoe at Home Minister P Chidambaram to protest against the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) deciding not to prosecute Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for the 1984 antiSikh riots. The incident ended amicably with Chidambaram forgiving newspaper reporter Jarnail Singh and the journalist saying that...
  • Furore in Punjab as Tytler let off in 1984 riots case April 5, 2009

    New Delhi: Angry supporters of 1984 antisikh riot victims vandalised Congress offices in Jalandhar on Saturday and blocked roads at many places in Punjab. The clean chit given to Jagdish Tytler by the CBI in the 1984 AntiSikh riots case continues to cause furore in Punjab. Even as the...
  • Tytler incited mob, now inciting my family: witness April 21, 2008

    New Delhi: A man who says he saw Congress leader Jagdish Tytler inciting a mob during the 1984 antiSikh riots in Delhi has alleged that his family is being pressured to make him change his statement. I have seen Tytler getting people killed. The truth remains even if he gets 100...
  • '84 riots witnesses backtrack, speak for Tytler April 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The CBI on Wednesday filed its status report on the 1984 antiSikh riots, informing the court that five witnesses have been examined. However, sources have told CNNIBN that at least three of those witnesses have spoken in favour of main accused, Congress leader Jagdish Tytler. Most of the riot...
  • CBI report ignores key witness against Tytler April 9, 2008

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday told a court that it has the recorded statements of five witnesses in a 1984 antiSikh riots case involving Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in Delhi. The CBI, while submitting a status report on its investigation, told the court that it cant...
  • 1984 riots witness a proclaimed offender, says Tytler January 13, 2008

    New Delhi: The fate of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler will be decided by the testimony of Jasbir Singh key witnesses in the 1984 antiSikh riots case. After Tytler was given a clean chit by the CBI, it was Jasbir, who broke years of silence to claim that he had...