JAGDISH TYTLER

  • No harm in involving Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi polls: Sheila Dikshit November 5, 2014

    Former Delhi chief minister Sheila Dikshit said there was no harm in involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in Delhi Assembly elections. Sheila said, "There is no harm in involving in Tytler and Kumar in Delhi polls, if there is demand." She also made it clear...
  • 1984 Riots accused in Rahul team: Is this a self-goal? November 5, 2014

    Under fire for reportedly forming an election committee with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused as its members, the Congress backtracked and denied media reports claiming such a body had been constituted. CNN-IBN takes views from across the country. ...
  • Congress backtracks, denies forming Delhi election panel with 1984 riots accused as members November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: Under fire for reportedly forming an election committee with 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused as its members, the Congress backtracked and denied media reports claiming such a body had been constituted. Sources in the party told CNN-IBN that Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi had formed an Election Command Committee...
  • Rahul Gandhi names anti-Sikh riots accused Tytler, Sajjan Kumar in Delhi poll panel November 5, 2014

    New Delhi: In a major surprise from Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi, 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler have been included in the panel that would oversee party's campaign for Delhi Assembly polls. Delhi Gurudwara Management Committee President Manjit Singh has condemned the Congress high command for including...
  • Delhi: Court to hear defamation complaint against Jagdish Tytler on October 15 September 27, 2014

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed October 15 for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by a senior lawyer representing the victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases. The matter was put for the next date as Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav Rao...
  • 1984 riots: Never gave clean chit to Tytler, says Amarinder Singh April 30, 2014

    Captain Amarinder Singh also told CNNIBN that if he is voted to power, he will ensure that he is there for his people whenever they need him. ...
  • There will be riots if Narendra Modi comes to power: Amarinder Singh April 22, 2014

    Amritsar: In the election season of increasing attacks and counter attacks, former Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh claimed that there will be riots within 6 months if Bharatiya Janata Party prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi comes to power. He also dismissed speculations of any Modi wave in the country. "There is...
  • 1984 riots: Akali Dal workers protest outside Congress office in Delhi April 21, 2014

    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. The...
  • Jagdish Tytler withdraws nomination from Northeast Delhi March 6, 2014

    New Delhi: Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler Thursday withdrew from the party's internal race for Lok Sabha candidature from the North East Delhi parliamentary constituency. "He has withdrawn from the primaries after the intervention of the party high command," a party source said. Sources also said Tytler's candidature could have "embarrassed"...
  • LS polls: Jagdish Tytler withdraws his nomination from Northeast Delhi March 6, 2014

    Former Congress MP Jagdish Tytler has withdrawn his nomination from the primary of North-East Delhi after Sonia Gandhi stepped in and asked him to back out. Tyler's nomination had also been withdrawn by the Congress in the 2009 Lok sabha polls after protests over his alleged role in the 1984...
  • A Billion Votes: Will the politics of protest help or hurt the AAP? March 6, 2014

    While the 14 Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) workers arrested overnight for protests in the national capital were granted bail by the Patiala House Court on Thursday, party leaders Ashutosh and Shazia Ilmi were taken for interrogation at the Parliament Street police station. The two leaders have been served a notice...
  • Congress's primaries: Tytler files nomination from Northeast Delhi March 5, 2014

    Former MP Jagdish Tytler, whose candidature was withdrawn by Congress in the last Lok Sabha polls due to protests over his alleged role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, today filed his nomination for Northeast Lok Sabha seat under primaries project. The constituency, being represented by Jai Prakash Agarwal, on Tuesday witnessed two...
  • Delhi court directs Tytler to appear on May 31 in defamation case February 19, 2014

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Wednesday directed by a Delhi court to appear before it on May 31 in connection with a defamation case filed against him by a lawyer, who is appearing for victims in the 1984 antiSikh riot cases. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav...
  • 1984 riots: SAD protests outside Parliament, demands fast track trial February 5, 2014

    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 Congress...
  • 1984 antiSikh riots: Delhi HC rejects Tytler's plea for early hearing January 17, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the CBI probe against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anitSikh riots case and declined to entertain his plea for an early hearing of his appeal against the trial court's order for investigation. A bench of Justice V...
  • AntiSikh riots: HC to hear plea against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler January 14, 2014

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will on Tuesday be hearing a petition against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler for his alleged role in the 1984 antiSikh riots. The High Court had declined to grant a stay on the Central Bureau of Investigation probe against him. A Delhi court had in April...
  • Jagdish Tytler accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter to PM gets bail September 30, 2013

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, accused of forging Ajay Maken's letter sent to PM, has been granted bail by Delhi court. Earlier on Monday, CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of...
  • CBI opposes Tytler's bail plea in case related to alleged forging of Maken's letterhead September 30, 2013

    New Delhi: CBI on Monday opposed in a Delhi court the bail plea of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of alleged forgery of AICC General Secretary Ajay Maken's letter which was sent to the Prime Minister. Tytler, who appeared before the court...
  • Sikh group delivers US court summons to Sonia Gandhi September 11, 2013

    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 shielding...
  • Jagdish Tytler summoned as accused by court in forgery case September 6, 2013

    Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who has been chargesheeted by CBI along with controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma in a forgery case, was issued summons as an accused by a Delhi court on Friday asking him to appear on September 30. Special CBI Judge V K Gupta took cognisance of the CBI's...
  • Jagdish Tytler, arms dealer Abhishek Verma chargesheeted in forgery case August 31, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress leader Jagdish Tytler and jailed arms dealer Abhishek Verma were on Saturday chargesheeted by CBI for allegedly forging letterhead of then Minister of State for Home Ajay Maken in 2009. Although the agency had not named Tytler as accused in its FIR, it included his name in the...
  • AntiSikh riots: SC refuses to interfere in probe against Tytler July 12, 2013

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Friday refused to interfere with reinvestigation of charges against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in 1984 antiSikh riots cases. The apex court said it is almost 30yearsold case and must reach the logical end. The lawyer said Tytler was at Indira Gandhi's residence when the riots...
  • 1984 antiSikh riots: Notice issued to CBI on Jagdish Tytler's plea July 3, 2013

    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 antiSikh riots. Justice SP Garg, seeking response from the agency, also issued...
  • 1984 antiSikh riots: HC judge recuses from hearing Tytler's plea May 31, 2013

    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 antiSikh riots case. "In any case, I am not going...
  • 1984 riots: HC to hear Tytler's plea against reinvestigation May 31, 2013

    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 reopening of a 1984 antiSikh 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 May 30, 2013

    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 29yearold antiSikh 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 antiSikh riots: Court to hear Sajjan Kumar's plea May 15, 2013

    New Delhi: The 1984 antisikh riots case will come up for hearing in the Delhi High court on Wednesday. The Court is likely to give an order on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's application seeking the quashing of charges in the Sultanpuri case in which 6 people were killed. Sajjan Kumar has...
  • Sukhbir slams Congress for 'shielding' 1984 culprits May 8, 2013

    Bathinda: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday slammed the Congress for "shielding the culprits" of 1984 antiSikh riots and termed as "shameful" the "denial" of justice to the victim families. Sukhbir launched a scathing attack on the Congress, accusing the party of denying justice to people who...
  • Congress refrains from commenting on Tytler issue April 13, 2013

    New Delhi: Congress on Friday refrained from commenting on the controversy surrounding party leader Jagdish Tytler against whom a court has ordered reopening of a case of alleged involvement in 1984 antiSikh riots. Praising the CBI party spokesperson Rashid Alvi said that it "investigates any issue with honesty". "Investigation is the...
  • Jagdish Tytler case: Congress will not protect anyone, says Moily April 12, 2013

    Bangalore: Petroleum Minister M Veerappa Moily on Friday said the Congress would not protect anybody and the law would take its own course on senior party leader Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 antiSikh riots case. "Our heart goes out to the victims. We are not here to protect anybody. The...