'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.
Arvind Kejriwal hits out at Punjab MLAs who quit AAP, calls them 'opportunists and greedy for tickets'
The Delhi chief minister Arvind Kejriwal also accused the Punjab government of ignoring the Dalit community, backward classes and poor.
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."
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
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.
Phoolka took to Twitter to announce his resignation. He said that even though he handed over his resignation to Arvind Kejriwal, but the Chief Minister of Delhi asked him not to.
1984 riots convict Sajjan Kumar surrenders before Karkardooma court in Delhi; former Congress MP to serve life term in Tihar Jail
Former Congress MP Sajjan Kumar, convicted in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, surrendered before the Karkardooma court on Monday. The 73-year-old was awarded a life sentence by the Delhi High Court and a fine of Rs 5 lakh on 17 December. He will be lodged in the Tihar Jail in Delhi.
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
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.
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.
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.
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
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.
1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Delhi High Court upholds conviction of all 88 found guilty by trial court
The Delhi High Court has asked all the accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case to surrender soon.
AAP leader HS Phoolka to quit Punjab Assembly over govt's failure act against those behind 2015 Behbal Kalan firing
Senior AAP leader HS Phoolka to resign over the Congress government's failure to take action against those behind incidents of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib and police firing in October 2015 on those protesting such incidents
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress wasn't involved, but people in camps named 'individuals' from party, says Amarinder Singh
Amarinder Singh said it was "individuals", and not the Congress, who were involved in the riots. The chief minister said he had visited camps and some Gurdwaras in Delhi after the riots broke out.
Arvind Kejriwal's apology row: AAP's Punjab unit should seek autonomy, not form separate party, says HS Phoolka
Senior AAP leader HS Phoolka asked party legislators in Punjab to seek "autonomy" for the state unit rather than forming a separate party.
The Delhi High Court on Sunday reserved its order on a plea by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) probing 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases, seeking to cancel the anticipatory bail granted to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in two matters.
Senior AAP leader and lawyer HS Phoolka said he will not vote for Meira Kumar, the opposition's nominee for the presidential election, despite his party supporting her and cited the 1984 anti-Sikh riots for his decision
AAP took a serious note of Punjab government appointing the chairman of the state Human Rights Commission without taking the principal opposition party into confidence