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1984 anti-Sikh riots: MHA calls meeting to discuss irregularities and delays in FIRs, chargesheet; CBI, SIT who investigated cases told to attend
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: MHA calls meeting to discuss irregularities and delays in FIRs, chargesheet; CBI, SIT who investigated cases told to attend

The MHA on Wednesday called a meeting to discuss the 'irregularities and delays' in FIRs and chargesheet related to specific cases of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

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.

Anti-Sikh riots case: SC seeks response of Delhi govt and police on plea of 33 convicts, gives time till 23 July
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Anti-Sikh riots case: SC seeks response of Delhi govt and police on plea of 33 convicts, gives time till 23 July

The Supreme Court on Friday sought response of the Delhi Government and police by 23 July on appeals of 33 people challenging their conviction in an anti-Sikh riots case by Delhi High Court

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar was 'kingpin' of massacre, CBI tells Supreme Court; hearing on bail plea on 15 April
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar was 'kingpin' of massacre, CBI tells Supreme Court; hearing on bail plea on 15 April

The case in which Sajjan Kumar was convicted and sentenced relates to the killing of five Sikhs in Delhi Cantonment's Raj Nagar Part-I area of southwest Delhi on 1 and 2 November, 1984 and burning down of a Gurudwara in Raj Nagar Part-II

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court extends deadline for SIT by two more months to complete probe into 186 cases
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court extends deadline for SIT by two more months to complete probe into 186 cases

The Supreme Court on Friday granted two more months to the special investigation team to complete its probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

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.

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.

'Work has already begun to waive farm loans,' claims Rahul Gandhi about Congress' key election promise to farmers
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'Work has already begun to waive farm loans,' claims Rahul Gandhi about Congress' key election promise to farmers

Rahul Gandhi made these remarks after arriving at the Parliament complex to take part in the proceedings of the House

'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

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.

Neither was Sajjan Kumar given ticket, nor does he hold any office, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal; reminds BJP of Gujarat riots
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Neither was Sajjan Kumar given ticket, nor does he hold any office, says Congress leader Kapil Sibal; reminds BJP of Gujarat riots

Former Union Minister and senior Congress leader Kapil Sibal on Monday said that neither Sajjan Kumar — convict in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case — was given a ticket by the Congress, nor he does not hold any office.

1984 anti-Sikh riot verdict: HS Phoolka welcomes verdict, says court clearly stated Sajjan Kumar had political patronage
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1984 anti-Sikh riot verdict: HS Phoolka welcomes verdict, says court clearly stated Sajjan Kumar had political patronage

Court has clearly stated that political patronage was provided to 1984 anti-Sikh riots convicts, said HS Phoolka, one of the petitioners in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, while responding to a question about political observations made by the Delhi High Court judge while pronouncing the conviction of Sajjan Kumar and five others.

Who is 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar? A former MP, Congress leader best known for involvement in riots
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Who is 1984 anti-Sikh riots convict Sajjan Kumar? A former MP, Congress leader best known for involvement in riots

Active in national politics since 1970s, Sajjan's first electoral victory was at a local municipal election in 1977. The Congress leader was elected as a councillor. He later became a MP on a Congress ticket in 2004

Sajjan Kumar convicted: Delhi High Court says perpetrators of 1984 anti-Sikh riots 'enjoyed political patronage'; read full judgment
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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'
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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: Delhi High Court seeks police response on convict's plea challenging death sentence
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi High Court seeks police response on convict's plea challenging death sentence

The SIT is investigating nearly 60 cases related to the anti-Sikh riots, while it has filed "untraced report" in 52 cases

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

Congress welcomes verdict on 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, reaffirms that party's stand on legal process is clear
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Congress welcomes verdict on 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, reaffirms that party's stand on legal process is clear

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh also welcomed the decision, saying justice has finally been meted out to the perpetrators of the "heinous crime".