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AAP says Delhi Assembly didn’t pass resolution to withdraw Rajiv Gandhi’s Bharat Ratna, claims it was ‘technical shortcoming’
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AAP says Delhi Assembly didn’t pass resolution to withdraw Rajiv Gandhi’s Bharat Ratna, claims it was ‘technical shortcoming’

Amid much confusion and politicking over the demand to revoke Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna award, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Saturday clarified that the controversial amendment was indeed never passed.

Sajjan Kumar's appeal for surrender deadline extension just a 'delaying tactic', says 1984 anti-Sikh riot victim
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Sajjan Kumar's appeal for surrender deadline extension just a 'delaying tactic', says 1984 anti-Sikh riot victim

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, convicted in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, tried using "delaying tactics" by appealing to the Delhi High Court to extend his surrender deadline, a riot victim said

Withdraw Bharat Ratna awarded to Rajiv Gandhi, demands Delhi Assembly resolution, cites 1984 anti-Sikh riots
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Withdraw Bharat Ratna awarded to Rajiv Gandhi, demands Delhi Assembly resolution, cites 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Rajiv Gandhi, who took over the reins of the party and the government following his mother's demise, was posthumously awarded Bharat Ratna.

1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar's plea seeking more time to surrender dismissed by Delhi HC
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1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar's plea seeking more time to surrender dismissed by Delhi HC

On Monday, 73-year-old Sajjan Kumar was directed by the high court to surrender before authorities by 31 December. He had moved a plea seeking extension of time to surrender

Tajinder Bagga ends hunger strike protesting against Kamal Nath becoming MP chief minister, says struggle will continue
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Tajinder Bagga ends hunger strike protesting against Kamal Nath becoming MP chief minister, says struggle will continue

Tajinder Bagga had started an indefinite hunger strike on Monday, when Nath was administered oath of office as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar moves application in Delhi HC, seeks 30 days' time to surrender
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar moves application in Delhi HC, seeks 30 days' time to surrender

Sajjan Kumar, who has been on bail throughout the trial, is seeking extension as he has statutory remedy to file an appeal in the apex court.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Hearing in second case against Sajjan Kumar adjourned till 22 January
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Hearing in second case against Sajjan Kumar adjourned till 22 January

Kumar is facing trial on charges of murder and rioting in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case pertaining to killing in Delhi's Sultanpuri. The second case against Kumar was filed by the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the recommendation of the Nanavati Commission.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court to hear second case against Sajjan Kumar filed by CBI tomorrow
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court to hear second case against Sajjan Kumar filed by CBI tomorrow

Cases were filed against Sajjan Kumar on charges of murder and rioting in relation to the killing of individuals in Delhi's Sultanpuri area in the aftermath of the 1984 riots.

'I have made my position clear': Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sajjan Kumar's conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case
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'I have made my position clear': Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Sajjan Kumar's conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Congress president Rahul Gandhi on Tuesday refused to comment on the conviction of his party colleague Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, says, 'I have made my position on the riots very clear.'

Sajjan Kumar, Christen Michel, GST: Narendra Modi names his govt's achievements, slams UPA for making corruption 'new norm'
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Sajjan Kumar, Christen Michel, GST: Narendra Modi names his govt's achievements, slams UPA for making corruption 'new norm'

In a scathing attack on Congress this morning, Prime Minister Narendra Modi didn't mince any words in blaming the governments before 2014 for the ills plaguing the country.

After Sajjan Kumar's conviction, Arvind Kejriwal hopes for punishment of those involved in Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar riots
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After Sajjan Kumar's conviction, Arvind Kejriwal hopes for punishment of those involved in Gujarat, Muzaffarnagar riots

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal said if tough punishment is given, then in future, such mass crimes would not happen. He also said common people are peace-loving and wish to live in harmony, but such riots are "incited politically".

Nobody imagined Congress leaders will get convicted in 1984 Sikh massacre and victims will get justice, says Narendra Modi
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Nobody imagined Congress leaders will get convicted in 1984 Sikh massacre and victims will get justice, says Narendra Modi

Narendra Modi's remarks came a day after senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was convicted and sentenced to life term for "remainder of his natural life" in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by the Delhi High Court

1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar resigns from primary membership of Congress with 'immediate effect'
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1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar resigns from primary membership of Congress with 'immediate effect'

New Delhi: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar wrote to party president Rahul Gandhi submitting his resignation from the primary membership of the party on Tuesday.

'Rajiv Gandhi supported 1984 anti-Sikh riots': Haryana minister Anil Vij wants ex-PM punished posthumously
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'Rajiv Gandhi supported 1984 anti-Sikh riots': Haryana minister Anil Vij wants ex-PM punished posthumously

Haryana Health Minister Anil Vij kicked up a new controversy on Monday when he demanded that former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi should be "punished posthumously" so that families of about 3,400 Sikhs, who died in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, get justice

Sajjan Kumar convicted: Amit Shah says no one ever doubted Congress' role, asserts 'criminals of 1984' will not go scot-free
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Sajjan Kumar convicted: Amit Shah says no one ever doubted Congress' role, asserts 'criminals of 1984' will not go scot-free

Amit Shah thanked Prime Minister Narendra Modi for setting up an SIT in 2015 which, he said, started re-investigation into several cases of 1984 pending for over three decades.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Kamal Nath says no FIR filed against him, claims 'politics' behind parties raising issue
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Kamal Nath says no FIR filed against him, claims 'politics' behind parties raising issue

Kamal Nath was speaking to reporters after taking oath as the 18th chief minister of Madhya Pradesh. "I took oath today...I had taken oath several times (in the past), but none said anything then."

1984 anti-Sikh riots: BJP demands expulsion of MP CM Kamal Nath, calls for Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress chief
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: BJP demands expulsion of MP CM Kamal Nath, calls for Rahul Gandhi's resignation as Congress chief

Earlier in the day, the Delhi High Court convicted Sajjan Kumar in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar to move Supreme Court against Delhi HC verdict; lawyer says case had 'no evidence'
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar to move Supreme Court against Delhi HC verdict; lawyer says case had 'no evidence'

Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was convicted and sentenced to life in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by the Delhi High Court on Monday, will move the Supreme Court against the verdict, reports said.

Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath faces uneasy term in office as ghosts of 1984 anti-Sikh riots return to haunt him
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Madhya Pradesh CM Kamal Nath faces uneasy term in office as ghosts of 1984 anti-Sikh riots return to haunt him

Fresh demands are being raised to reopen cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots including the one against Congress leader Kamal Nath, who was sworn-in as Madhya Pradesh chief minister on Monday