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Cabinet clears Rs 5 lakh compensation to 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims
India

Cabinet clears Rs 5 lakh compensation to 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims

A proposal to give Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, triggered after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, has been approved by the government on Wednesday night.

1984 riots: Sikh group writes to Barack Obama seeking his support
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1984 riots: Sikh group writes to Barack Obama seeking his support

An umbrella Sikh group and a couple of human right bodies have written a letter to US President Barack Obama seeking his support for justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India that claimed 3,000 lives.

No decision on compensation to 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims: Govt tells EC
India

No decision on compensation to 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims: Govt tells EC

The Home Ministry on Monday informed the Election Commission that it has not taken a decision on providing Rs five lakh compensation to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims and has thus not violated the Model Code of Conduct.

Additional compensation is 'fake justice', say 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims
India

Additional compensation is 'fake justice', say 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims

Justice delayed is justice denied, and for the thousands of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot in Delhi or even those outside the state, a monetary compensation hardly accounts for real justice.

NDA govt will render justice to victims of anti-Sikh riots
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NDA govt will render justice to victims of anti-Sikh riots

Reiterating the resolve of Shiromani Akali Dal to get justice for innocent victims of the riots, he said the time has come to ensure punishment to the perpetrators.

Modi govt offers compensation of Rs 5 lakh to kin of each 1984 riot victims
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Modi govt offers compensation of Rs 5 lakh to kin of each 1984 riot victims

The Modi government announced a compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of each of 3,325 victims killed during the anti-Sikh riots in 1984, sources told media.

India should enact laws to prevent communal violence: Human Rights Watch
India

India should enact laws to prevent communal violence: Human Rights Watch

A leading human rights body has criticised India or failing to prosecute senior officials for their roles in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

US court summons Amitabh Bachchan for instigating violence in 1984 anti-Sikh riots
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US court summons Amitabh Bachchan for instigating violence in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Bollywood actor Amitabh Bachchan has been summoned by the federal court of Los Angeles for allegedly instigating violence against the Sikh Community in 1984.

1984 Sikh riots become key issue in California's congressional race
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1984 Sikh riots become key issue in California's congressional race

Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Representative Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of the Indian government in the anti-Sikh rioting in 1984.

Modi madness at Madison Square Garden: What it was like being there
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Modi madness at Madison Square Garden: What it was like being there

Freelance journalist Smita Sharma writes of her experience during Prime Minister Narendra Modi's address at New York's Madison Square Garden.

Anti-Sikh riots: Manmohan Singh's immunity to be reviewed by US court
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Anti-Sikh riots: Manmohan Singh's immunity to be reviewed by US court

A US court has asked the Department of Justice to respond by 10 July on the immunity issue of former prime minister Manmohan Singh in a human rights violation case filed by a New York-based Sikh group.

US court dismisses 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Sonia
Politics

US court dismisses 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Sonia

In a 13-page order, US District Judge Brian Cogan granted Gandhi's motion to dismiss the complaint filed by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) for "lack of subject matter jurisdiction and failure to state a claim."

US court rejects case against Sonia filed by Sikh group over 1984 riots
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US court rejects case against Sonia filed by Sikh group over 1984 riots

A US court dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Sikh rights group accusing Congress party president Sonia Gandhi of shielding party leaders involved in 1984 riots.

SAD to discuss 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue with Union Home Ministry
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SAD to discuss 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue with Union Home Ministry

Shiromani Akali Dal President Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the party will soon hold a discussion with the Union Home Ministry on the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots to put perpetrators of heinous crime behind bars.

Dear Priyanka, your Dad Rajiv was no angel. He let India down
India

Dear Priyanka, your Dad Rajiv was no angel. He let India down

Priyanka Gandhi is right to have fond memories of Dad, but India will probably remember Rajiv Gandhi as someone who squandered a historic mandate.

US court dismisses 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress
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US court dismisses 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress

The petitioners, Sikhs for Justice, said it will challenge the dismissal of the case against the Congress party before the US Court of Appeals

Anti-Sikh riots: Who is Amarinder to give Tytler clean chit, asks Jaitley
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Anti-Sikh riots: Who is Amarinder to give Tytler clean chit, asks Jaitley

Senior BJP leader Arun Jaitley on Monday questioned Congress leader Amarinder Singh on his clean chit to Jagdish Tytler in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Sonia declines to show passport to US, says Indian govt disallowed her
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Sonia declines to show passport to US, says Indian govt disallowed her

"In matters of disclosure of my travels, which are contained in the passport document, the Government of India has informed me that they would not permit such a disclosure," Gandhi wrote in a letter to her lawyer Ravi Batra.

1984 riots: Court dismisses plea to prosecute cops for destroying files
India

1984 riots: Court dismisses plea to prosecute cops for destroying files

The court also said the application was filed by the prosecutor after 22 years when the case is at the stage of final arguments and is dismissed as it is "bereft of all details having nexus to the case".

1984 riots case: US court demands copy of Sonia's passport
India

1984 riots case: US court demands copy of Sonia's passport

A US court has asked India's Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 2 and September 9 last year.