1984 Anti-sikh-riots

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'Aboslutely no idea who recommended my name', says HS Phoolka; dedicates Padma Shri to those working for human rights
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'Aboslutely no idea who recommended my name', says HS Phoolka; dedicates Padma Shri to those working for human rights

Senior advocate and activist HS Phoolka, while admitting he did not know why recommended him for the Padma Shri award, dedicated it to human rights workers.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court issues production warrant against former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for 28 January
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court issues production warrant against former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for 28 January

The witness, Cham Kaur, had on 16 November, 2018 identified Sajjan Kumar before the court as one who had allegedly instigated the mob to kill Sikhs

HS Phoolka felicitated for legal battle for anti-Sikh riot victims; ex-AAP leader rules out joining 'any political party'
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HS Phoolka felicitated for legal battle for anti-Sikh riot victims; ex-AAP leader rules out joining 'any political party'

HS Phoolka said, "BJP has always supported us in our fight for anti-Sikh riots victims. I met Law Minister Ravi Shankar Prasad and Home Minister Rajnath Singh, and they supported my stand on it."

Narendra Modi terms Kartarpur corridor attempt to 'atone' for mistakes of 1947, promises justice for 1984 riot victims
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Narendra Modi terms Kartarpur corridor attempt to 'atone' for mistakes of 1947, promises justice for 1984 riot victims

Prime Minister Narendra Modi said India had failed to ensure that the Kartarpur Sahib remains on the Indian side of the border with Pakistan. "This project is authentic proof of compensating that loss, he said."

Rajnath Singh to felicitate senior advocate HS Phoolka for his efforts to get justice for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots
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Rajnath Singh to felicitate senior advocate HS Phoolka for his efforts to get justice for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

HS Phoolka has been at the forefront of fighting the judicial battle of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims. It was his efforts which saw Congress leader Sajjan Kumar getting convicted and sentenced to life in prison

Narendra Modi worst leader India has seen since Independence, brought nation to its nadir: Captain Amarinder Singh
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Narendra Modi worst leader India has seen since Independence, brought nation to its nadir: Captain Amarinder Singh

Prime Minister Narendra Modi is the "worst leader India has seen since Independence", says Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh a day after Modi's outburst against the Congress on loan waiver, 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Day after quitting AAP, HS Phoolka says converting anti-corruption stir into political party was wrong
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Day after quitting AAP, HS Phoolka says converting anti-corruption stir into political party was wrong

Phoolka said there is a need to form a movement like the one started by Anna Hazare and that many who have left the AAP and others, including lawyers and doctors, need to unite to form an organisation.

Narendra Modi in Gurdaspur accuses Congress of protecting 1984 anti-Sikh riots culprits, takes jibe at Kamal Nath
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Narendra Modi in Gurdaspur accuses Congress of protecting 1984 anti-Sikh riots culprits, takes jibe at Kamal Nath

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Thursday accused the Congress of protecting those involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Delhi Assembly Speaker ordered marshals to remove my turban, insulted my Sikh identity, says BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa
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Delhi Assembly Speaker ordered marshals to remove my turban, insulted my Sikh identity, says BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa

BJP MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa has accused the Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel of ordering House marshals to remove his turban inside the House for demanding justice for victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots

In The Profane, Satyajit Sarna presents meditations on India's political milieu through poetry
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In The Profane, Satyajit Sarna presents meditations on India's political milieu through poetry

Poetry has the power to, through the said and the unsaid, recreate if only for a moment the whole of an experience, writes Satyajit Sarna

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar taken to Delhi's Mandoli jail; former Congress leader had surrendered in Karkadooma Court
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1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar taken to Delhi's Mandoli jail; former Congress leader had surrendered in Karkadooma Court

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, sentenced to life imprisonment for his role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots, was brought to Mandoli jail after he surrendered before the Karkardooma court on Monday.

1984 riots case convict Sajjan Kumar expected to surrender today; petitioner HS Phoolka advises victims to steer clear of court premises
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1984 riots case convict Sajjan Kumar expected to surrender today; petitioner HS Phoolka advises victims to steer clear of court premises

The Delhi High Court on 17 December overturned the acquittal granted to Sajjan Kumar in 2013 in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and convicted and sentenced him to life imprisonment along with a fine of Rs 5 lakh.

Rajiv Gandhi Bharat Ratna row: Attempts to create communal rift in Punjab will be handled with iron hand, says Amarinder Singh
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Rajiv Gandhi Bharat Ratna row: Attempts to create communal rift in Punjab will be handled with iron hand, says Amarinder Singh

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday stressed that his government will not tolerate any attempt to create a rift between communities and will deal with an iron hand if anyone tries to disturb the state's secular fabric

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar to surrender on 31 Dec; lawyer says options running out as SC on vacation till 2 Jan
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar to surrender on 31 Dec; lawyer says options running out as SC on vacation till 2 Jan

Sajjan Kumar's lawyer said options are running out for him as the Supreme Court is not likely to grant hearing to his appeal during the vacation.

In 1984 carnage, unanswered questions remain over Kamal Nath's role: An eyewitness account
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In 1984 carnage, unanswered questions remain over Kamal Nath's role: An eyewitness account

A reporter recounts what he witnessed at the Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in 1984: Kamal Nath's presence among a mob that had killed

Sikh protesters deface Rajiv Chowk signboard in Connaught Place, demand it be renamed after Bhagat Singh
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Sikh protesters deface Rajiv Chowk signboard in Connaught Place, demand it be renamed after Bhagat Singh

A group of Sikh protestors on Wednesday defaced Rajiv Chowk signboard here in Connaught Place area while raising slogans against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi

Youth Akali Dal leader held for vandalising Rajiv Gandhi's statue in Ludhiana; Congress workers defile SAD posters
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Youth Akali Dal leader held for vandalising Rajiv Gandhi's statue in Ludhiana; Congress workers defile SAD posters

A Youth Akali Dal leader was arrested for allegedly vandalising the statue of former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi in Ludhiana on Tuesday.

Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna row: Speaker can't drop a passed resolution, says expert who helped framed rules for Delhi Assembly
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Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna row: Speaker can't drop a passed resolution, says expert who helped framed rules for Delhi Assembly

The BJP’s stand against Delhi Assembly Speaker Ram Niwas Goel for allegedly dropping former prime minister Rajiv Gandhi's name from a resolution condemning the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, and passed by the state Assembly, has found the backing of constitutional expert SK Sharma, who helped formulate the rules and procedure of conduct of Business of the state Assembly

Amit Shah slams Congress over NRC, says party concerned about 'infiltrators' but not citizens who die in bomb blasts
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Amit Shah slams Congress over NRC, says party concerned about 'infiltrators' but not citizens who die in bomb blasts

Continuing his tirade against the Congress, BJP chief Amit Shah asserted that the 'scam-ridden' party is raising questions over the style of governance by the BJP.

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case; survivors' lawyer files caveat
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Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case; survivors' lawyer files caveat

Sajjan Kumar was convicted and sentenced to life for the remainder of his life by the high court on 17 December in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Raj Nagar area.