Kanishka Bombing

  • 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 nineyear prison sentence in 2011 for lying repeatedly at the 2003 trial...
  • Kanishka bomber guilty of perjury: Canada court September 19, 2010

    Toronto: Inderjit Singh Reyat, who admitted his role in helping to build the bomb that destroyed Air India Flight 182, has been found guilty of perjury during the trial of world's deadliest airline bombing that claimed 329 lives. Reyat showed little emotion as the verdict was read in a Vancouver courtroom...
  • Put 1984 riots behind, PM tells Canadian Sikhs June 29, 2010

    Toronto: Assuaging the Sikhs in Canada that his government was doing everything possible to heal the wounds of the 1984 riots, Indian Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday urged the community to put the past behind them and move forward. In a meeting with IndoCanadian parliamentarians before paying his respects to...
  • AI Kanishka bombing report to be out today June 17, 2010

    Toronto: A quartercentury after Canada's worst terrorist attack, an inquiry commission will present its muchawaited report into the Air India Kanishka bombing on Thursday and is likely to recommend new sweeping powers for the National Security Adviser to prevent such tragedies in future. The report however is not expected to provide...
  • Kanishka bombing report to be made public June 14, 2010

    Toronto: A quartercentury after Canada's worst terrorist attack killed 329 people, an inquiry commission will make its report into the 1985 Kanishka bombing public this week, outlining recommendations about how to prevent such tragedies in future. The report by the Public Inquiry Commission on the Air India bombing is expected to...
  • Real Hero: A man who heals himself by helping others March 4, 2010

    In CNNIBN real hero, meet Dr Chandrasekhar who lost his entire family in a terror attack but now spends time healing himself by helping others. The Srikiran Eye Hospital, named after his son, is the the only base hospital in Kakinada conducting more than 10,000 cataract surgeries each year, 90%...
  • Canadian cops reinvestigate Kanishka bombing case November 12, 2008

    Chandigarh: A police team from Canada has arrived in Chandigarh to reinvestigate 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 bombmaker 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 shortchanging 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 fiveyear sentence, was...
  • AI bombing probe begins in Canada September 26, 2006

    Toronto: The longawaited 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...