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Tag: 1984 Anti Sikh Riots

Anti-Sikh Riots: Police, Admin Connived To Hush-Up Criminal Cases

New Delhi: The Justice S.N. Dhingra Commission, which re-examined 186 closed cases in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, castigates prosecution and police for delaying the appeals after which case records were destroyed. The Centre told the Supreme Court that it has accepted recommendations of the Justice Dhingra Commission report and will take the necessary action as […]

Congress has problem with patriotism, not abusing me: PM

Ratlam (Madhya Pradesh): Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday attacked the Congress saying that the party had a problem saying “Bharat Mata ki jai” but found pleasure in abusing him. He said that the country will now decide whether it would be run by “desh bhakti” (patriotism) or by “gaali bhakti” (abuse). Modi was addressing a […]

Pitroda apologises for remark on 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Shimla: Congress leader Sam Pitroda, who had courted controversy for his remark in connection with the anti-Sikh riots of 1984, apologised on Friday for his comment, saying his statement was taken out of context as his Hindi was not good. On Thursday, Indian Oversees Congress  chief Pitroda had brushed off the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by saying, “hua […]

1984 anti-Sikh riots: CBI opposes Sajjan's bail

New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Monday adjourned a hearing on former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s bail plea in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case as the CBI opposed it on the ground that it will have bearing on a similar case under trial in which Kumar is again an accused. A bench of Justice S.A. Bobde […]

1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar surrenders in court

New Delhi: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, sentenced to life imprisonment in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, surrendered in a city court on Monday. Kumar surrendered in Delhi’s Karkardooma Court, complying with an order by the Delhi High Court which on December 17 sentenced him to imprisonment for the “remainder of his natural life.” The […]

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 riots case

New Delhi: Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has moved the Supreme Court challenging the Delhi High Court verdict convicting him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentencing him to life imprisonment. The high court had asked him to surrender by December 31. It also declined his plea on Friday for extension of time to […]

Delhi HC upholds trial court conviction of 89 people in 1984 riots

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld a trial court conviction of 89 people for rioting, burning houses and breaching curfew in Trilokpuri area in east Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Justice R.K. Gauba, in its 79-page judgement, said: “Thirty-four long years have passed after the crimes were committed and, yet, the […]

Court awards death penalty for 1984 anti-Sikh riots

New Delhi: A court on Tuesday awarded death penalty to a man and life imprisonment to another after holding them guilty of murder in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey awarded the death penalty to Yashpal Singh and sentenced Naresh Sherawat to life imprisonment. The prosecution demanded death penalty to the two, […]