Air India Flight 182

  • Kanishka bomber appeals for perjury conviction June 15, 2012

    Toronto: Inderjit Singh Reyat, the lone man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing that killed 329 people, mostly Indians, on June 15 appealed against his perjury conviction in Canada's worst case of terrorism. Reyat was handed a nine-year prison sentence in 2011 for lying repeatedly at the 2003 trial...
  • Canadian cops re-investigate Kanishka bombing case November 12, 2008

    Chandigarh: A police team from Canada has arrived in Chandigarh to re-investigate the 1985 bombing of the Air India plane Kanishka. Five investigators from the Royal Canadian Mounted Police are investigating a few leads with connection to the plane crash. Canadian officials also visited Burail Jail on Tuesday and...
  • Lone convict in 1985 Air India bombings gets bail July 10, 2008

    Vancouver, British Columbia: The British Columbia Court of Appeals on Wednesday ordered the only man convicted in the 1985 bombing of an Air India flight released on bail, freeing him at least temporarily after more than two decades in prison. Convicted bomb-maker Inderjit Singh Reyat served his entire sentence for convictions...
  • '85 Air India bombing report puts Govt in dock December 12, 2007

    Toronto: The interim report of the public inquiry into the 1985 Air India terror bombing has for the first time put on record the trauma of the victims' families, castigating the government for ‘short-changing’ them on compensation and finding fault with the official response to the tragedy. The Air India Kanishka...
  • AI bomber to undergo trial for perjury October 12, 2006

    Toronto: Inderjit Singh Reyat, undergoing jail term for his role in the 1985 Air India plane bombing, is scheduled to go to trial next year for perjury in connection with his testimony in the unsuccessful prosecution case. The May 7 date for his trial, who serving a five-year sentence, was...
  • A-I bombing probe begins in Canada September 26, 2006

    Toronto: The long-awaited Air India inquiry opened on Monday with emotional testimony from families of some of the 329 people killed in a plane bombing 21 years ago - Canada's worst case of mass murder. Mark Freiman, chief counsel of the probe, said testimony from relatives and rescue personnel involved...