Sajjan Kumar

  • 1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar opposes witness's plea not to show file 05-02-2014 07:27 PM

    New Delhi: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and three others, facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, on Wednesday opposed in a court here the plea of a Delhi government official that he be exempted from producing the complete file relating to grant of sanction to prosecute the former MP....
  • 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...
  • 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...
  • Accused use Gauhati HC order on CBI to seek stay on trials; Centre to move SC 08-11-2013 10:59 PM

    New Delhi: Less than 24 hours after the Gauhati High Court ruled that the setting of the Central Bureau of Investigation was "unconstitutional", some prominent accused who are being probed by the investigative agency used the opportunity to stall the proceedings against them. Prominent leaders who are under the CBI...
  • 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...
  • HC's verdict on CBI will have disastrous implications, says experts 08-11-2013 08:59 PM

    The ripple effects of Gauhati High Court's ruling holding as "unconstitutional" the setting up of the CBI was, on Friday, felt in criminal courts and legal experts expressed apprehension about "disastrous" implications of the verdict. While DMK MP A Raja and senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar raked up the issue...
  • 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...
  • Sonia Gandhi served US court summons in hospital: Sikh group 11-09-2013 10:55 AM

    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...
  • Delhi High Court admits CBI appeal against Sajjan Kumar's acquittal 27-08-2013 01:42 PM

    The Delhi High Court on Tuesday admitted an appeal of the Central Bureau of Investigation against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A division bench of Justice GS Sistani and Justice GP Mittal would next hear the case on Oct 30. District and...
  • 1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar seeks removal of CBI's irrelevant witnesses 13-08-2013 08:23 PM

    Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and three other persons, on Tuesday, sought in a Delhi court removal of "irrelevant witnesses" of CBI in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which they are facing prosecution. District judge J R Aryan asked CBI to respond to the plea of the accused and fixed...
  • 1984 riots: Court asks CBI to ensure witnesses come fearlessly 31-07-2013 09:27 PM

    New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday directed the CBI to ensure that witnesses, who had sought security and livelihood, appear in a "fearless" atmosphere to depose before it in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case involving Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. District Judge JR Aryan, who did not direct the government...
  • Anti-Sikh riots case: HC sends notice to Sajjan Kumar, 5 others 22-07-2013 01:05 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court has issued a notice to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and five others in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. This comes after the CBI moved the High Court challenging Sajjan Kumar's acquittal. The next hearing will be on August 27. A bench of...
  • 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: HC notice to Sajjan, CBI on victim's plea 10-07-2013 02:48 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday sought responses from the Central Bureau of Investigation and Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on a plea filed by the family of the victims challenging his acquittal in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench of justices GS Sistani and GP Mittal issued...
  • 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: HC to hear Sajjan's plea today 24-05-2013 07:58 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court will hear the appeal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar to quash charges of murder and rioting framed against him in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. He is accused in the murders of six people in the Sultanpuri area of New Delhi. Earlier in May, Sajjan...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court to hear Sajjan Kumar's plea 15-05-2013 08:47 AM

    New Delhi: The 1984 anti-sikh 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...
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: 3 convicts get life term 09-05-2013 05:34 PM

    New Delhi: Three convicts in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case have been sentenced to life after being found guilty of murder. The convicts who have been given life term are former councillor Balwan Khokkar, Girdhari Lal and Captain Bhagmal. Two other convicts - former MLA Mahender Yadav and Kishan Khokkar...
  • Anti-Sikh riots: CBI seeks death for 3 convicts 09-05-2013 04:18 PM

    New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Thursday sought death sentence for three of the five convicts in an anti-Sikh riots case as it told a Delhi court that they were engaged in "planned communal riot" and "religious cleansing". Arguing over quantum of sentence to be awarded to...
  • 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...
  • 1984 riots: SAD team to meet Pranab against Sajjan's acquittal 08-05-2013 10:30 AM

    New Delhi: A delegation of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) will be meeting President Pranab Mukherjee on Wednesday to submit a memorandum on the 1984 Delhi riots verdict acquitting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar of all charges. The delegation will be headed by Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Massive protests...
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  • Sukhbir slams Congress for 'shielding' 1984 culprits 08-05-2013 03:12 AM

    Bathinda: Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Tuesday slammed the Congress for "shielding the culprits" of 1984 anti-Sikh 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...
  • News 360: Imran Khan injured after falling off stage in Lahore 07-05-2013 09:30 PM

    Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf (PTI) leader Imran Khan suffered a severe head injury after falling off a lift that was taking him up to a 14-feet high stage at an election rally in Lahore on Tuesday evening. Two of Imran's supporters were also injured in the fall. ...
  • Anti-Sikh riots: CBI to appeal against Sajjan Kumar's acquittal 07-05-2013 02:50 PM

    New Delhi: The CBI will challenge before Delhi High Court the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by a city court as it has found "strong grounds" which could form basis of its petition. CBI sources said on Tuesday that the agency is likely...
  • Video blog: The pen was mighty but the hands were trembling 07-05-2013 01:58 PM

    CNN-IBN Correspondent Priyanka Dube's first person account of the 1984 Anti-Sikh riots verdict on Sajjan Kumar. ...
  • 1984 Anti-Sikh riots verdict: The pen was mighty but the hands were trembling

    Priyanka's Space |  Priyanka Dube
    It was nothing like anything. The scenes that unfolded at the Karkardooma Court post 2:40 pm on 30th April 2013 were a bewildering reminder of...

  • Anti-Sikh riots: Victim's fast against Sajjan enters 5th day 07-05-2013 01:26 PM

    New Delhi: 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim Nirpreet Kaur's fast at Jantar Mantar against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a riots case entered the fifth day on Tuesday. Her blood pressure is down and her health has deteriorated, but Kaur has decided to carry on with her fast....
  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Protests against Sajjan Kumar near Parliament 06-05-2013 03:19 PM

    New Delhi: Over 200 Sikhs on Monday staged a protest near Parliament blocking traffic for about an hour against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 riots case and demanding capital punishment for him. Holding placards and shouting slogans against Congress, the protesters, including women, squatted at...