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Shiv Sena dubs Delhi violence as 'horror film' depicting 1984 anti-Sikh riots in mouthpiece Saamana, blames Centre for failure to maintain law and order
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Shiv Sena dubs Delhi violence as 'horror film' depicting 1984 anti-Sikh riots in mouthpiece Saamana, blames Centre for failure to maintain law and order

Observing that the violence in Delhi is akin to a 'horror film' depicting the grim reality of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Shiv Sena said on Wednesday. The editorial in party mouthpiece 'Saamana' lamented that Trump was welcomed in Delhi while there was a bloodbath on the streets.

Manreet Sodhi Someshwar on The Radiance of a Thousand Suns, her feminist exploration of 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom
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Manreet Sodhi Someshwar on The Radiance of a Thousand Suns, her feminist exploration of 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom

On the 35th anniversary of the carnage that changed India forever, Manreet Sodhi Someshwar spoke with Firstpost about her book based on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, The Radiance of a Thousand Suns, the women of the narrative, and why the story is theirs to tell.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Shiromani Akali Dal targets Kamal Nath after MHA issues notification on reopening of cases
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Shiromani Akali Dal targets Kamal Nath after MHA issues notification on reopening of cases

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) national spokesperson Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Monday claimed that Madhya Pradesh chief minister Kamal Nath will be the only sitting chief minister who will be arrested in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Firstpost Editor's Picks: Assam NRC final list, slowdown in GDP growth, Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Inshallah; today's must-read stories
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Firstpost Editor's Picks: Assam NRC final list, slowdown in GDP growth, Salman Khan and Sanjay Leela Bhansali's Inshallah; today's must-read stories

Editor's Picks: Assam final NRC list released, 'Abduction', conversion of Sikh teenager in Pakistan, scars of anti-Sikh violence; today's must-read stories.

In Bathinda, Narendra Modi says Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed rather than 'pretend to scold' Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots
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In Bathinda, Narendra Modi says Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed rather than 'pretend to scold' Sam Pitroda for remarks on 1984 riots

Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday stepped up his attack on the Congress over the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying Rahul Gandhi should be ashamed of himself rather than reprimanding Sam Pitroda for his remarks.

AAP candidate Balbir Singh Jakhar's son claims father paid Rs 6 crore to Kejriwal to contest LS polls; leader denies charge
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AAP candidate Balbir Singh Jakhar's son claims father paid Rs 6 crore to Kejriwal to contest LS polls; leader denies charge

Balbir Singh Jakhar, in a press conference, denied the allegations, saying his son was lying and he had never stayed with him.

Uttar Pradesh govt sets up SIT to investigate 1984 Kanpur riots; panel to submit report in six months
India

Uttar Pradesh govt sets up SIT to investigate 1984 Kanpur riots; panel to submit report in six months

The Uttar Pradesh government has constituted an Special Investigation Team to probe the circumstances that led to riots in Kanpur in 1984 following the assassination of then prime minister Indira Gandhi, an official release said Tuesday night.

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

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."

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

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.

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

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.

Rajiv Gandhi Bharat Ratna row: Aam Aadmi Party alleges Youth Congress ransacked its office, files complaint with Delhi Police
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Rajiv Gandhi Bharat Ratna row: Aam Aadmi Party alleges Youth Congress ransacked its office, files complaint with Delhi Police

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Monday alleged its office in central Delhi's Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Marg had been ransacked by the Youth Congress workers during a protest and warned that such "action could lead to a reaction".

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.

Despite Sajjan Kumar's conviction, Rahul Gandhi unlikely to give in to demand for Kamal Nath's ouster
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Despite Sajjan Kumar's conviction, Rahul Gandhi unlikely to give in to demand for Kamal Nath's ouster

It would seem that ghosts of a past the Congress has long tried to unsuccessfully bury are haunting the party again.

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

Sajjan Kumar convicted: Delhi High Court says perpetrators of 1984 anti-Sikh riots 'enjoyed political patronage'; read full judgment
India

Sajjan Kumar convicted: Delhi High Court says perpetrators of 1984 anti-Sikh riots 'enjoyed political patronage'; read full judgment

The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, sentencing him to life. The bench observed that there had been an "abject failure" by the agencies investigating the riots.

Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case; Delhi HC reverses Congress leader's acquittal citing 'abject failure by agencies'
India

Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case; Delhi HC reverses Congress leader's acquittal citing 'abject failure by agencies'

The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and sentenced him to life. The court observed that there had been an "abject failure" by the agencies investigating the riots as a trial court had ordered Kumar's acquittal earlier.

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Supreme Court gives go-ahead to two-member SIT for further investigation into 186 pending cases
India

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Supreme Court gives go-ahead to two-member SIT for further investigation into 186 pending cases

1984 anti-Sikh riots: The Supreme Court on Tuesday accepted the Centre's suggestion and agreed to allow a two-member special investigation team (SIT) to continue the probe into 186 cases in connection to the violence.

SC to hear 1984 riots case today: No objection if two SIT members continue to supervise cases, says Centre
India

SC to hear 1984 riots case today: No objection if two SIT members continue to supervise cases, says Centre

The Centre on Monday told the Supreme Court that it may not be necessary to substitute retired IPS officer Rajdeep Singh who has declined to be a part of three-member SIT supervising further probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots citing personal reasons.

1984 anti-Sikh pogrom: In his bid to whitewash Congress' sins, Rahul Gandhi has ended up reopening old wounds
India

1984 anti-Sikh pogrom: In his bid to whitewash Congress' sins, Rahul Gandhi has ended up reopening old wounds

Rahul Gandhi's statement denying Congress involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh violence has faced tremendous backlash.

Congress lists steps it took after 1984 riots, accuses rival parties of 'distorting' Rahul Gandhi's statements
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Congress lists steps it took after 1984 riots, accuses rival parties of 'distorting' Rahul Gandhi's statements

"Constantly distorting what Rahul Gandhi says is not going to convert untruth and lies into truth," Abhishek Manu Singhvi said.