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Jagdish Tytler's presence at Congress event causes stir, SAD leader accuses party of intimidating 1984 anti-Sikh riots witnesses
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Jagdish Tytler's presence at Congress event causes stir, SAD leader accuses party of intimidating 1984 anti-Sikh riots witnesses

Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Wednesday alleged that the Congress made 1984 anti-Sikh riots accused Jagdish Tytler sit in the front row at an event where Sheila Dikshit took over as its Delhi unit president to "intimidate" witnesses in related cases.

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

In 1984 carnage, unanswered questions remain over Kamal Nath's role: An eyewitness account
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In 1984 carnage, unanswered questions remain over Kamal Nath's role: An eyewitness account

A reporter recounts what he witnessed at the Rakab Ganj Gurdwara in 1984: Kamal Nath's presence among a mob that had killed

Sajjan Kumar moves SC against conviction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case; survivors' lawyer files caveat
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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.

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 pogrom: In his bid to whitewash Congress' sins, Rahul Gandhi has ended up reopening old wounds
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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.

Rahul Gandhi denies Congress' involvement in 1984-anti Sikh riots; BJP says Congress chief has undone everything
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Rahul Gandhi denies Congress' involvement in 1984-anti Sikh riots; BJP says Congress chief has undone everything

Rahul, responding to a question on the Sikh riots at the UK Parliament meeting, said, "I have no confusion in my mind about that. It was a tragedy, it was a painful experience. You say that the Congress party was involved in that, I don't agree."

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Allahabad HC seeks UP govt's reply on plea over compensation for victims
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Allahabad HC seeks UP govt's reply on plea over compensation for victims

The Allahabad High Court on Thursday sought a reply from the Uttar Pradesh government on a plea alleging that victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the state have not been adequately compensated.

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex
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Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex

On the 33rd anniversary of Operation Bluestar, Pro-Khalistan slogans were raised by Sikh hardliners in the premises of the Golden Temple complex in Amritsar on Tuesday

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Jagdish Tytler refuses to undergo polygraph test
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: Jagdish Tytler refuses to undergo polygraph test

Congress leader Jagdish Tytler refused to undergo a lie detection test in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which he was given a clean chit by the CBI on three occasions

1984, In Memory and Imagination review: Fiction fails to evoke what non-fiction can
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1984, In Memory and Imagination review: Fiction fails to evoke what non-fiction can

On the whole, 1984: In Memory and Imagination is an important book for the simple fact that a number of personal accounts and reportage can be read side by side, making for a unified text that regards and presents fact tempered with an emotional tenor.

Congress is rewarding Kamal Nath for his role in 1984 riots, says AAP
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Congress is rewarding Kamal Nath for his role in 1984 riots, says AAP

AAP leader questions Kamal Nath's clean chit, accusing him of perpetrating violence against Sikhs in 1984 riots.

Kejriwal seeks PM's intervention for SIT probe into Sikh riots
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Kejriwal seeks PM's intervention for SIT probe into Sikh riots

In a letter to Modi, Kejriwal asked the PM to implement the erstwhile AAP government's decision to appoint an SIT to probe the cases.

J&K BJP welcomes PM Modi's relief package for 1984 riot victims
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J&K BJP welcomes PM Modi's relief package for 1984 riot victims

Jammu and Kashmir BJP on Friday welcomed the relief package announced by Prime Minister Narendra Modi for 1984 riot victims, saying the hope of justice has now arisen.

Speaker backs govt's call for SIT probe into anti-Sikh riots
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Speaker backs govt's call for SIT probe into anti-Sikh riots

Endorsing Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal's call for an SIT probe into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Delhi Assembly Speaker MS Dhir today said he was hopeful that such a move would lead to justice for the victims

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: HC notice to Centre on plea for compensation
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1984 anti-Sikh riots case: HC notice to Centre on plea for compensation

The Delhi High Court today sought responses from the Centre and city government on a plea filed by families of 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims seeking compensation for the death of their kin.

The hypocrisy of Narendra Modi's detractors
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The hypocrisy of Narendra Modi's detractors

It's not Modi who is controversial or arrogant or divisive. It is us. And the difference separates people with old attitudes and new ones, the young and the old.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court reserves judgement on Sajjan Kumar, five others
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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court reserves judgement on Sajjan Kumar, five others

District Judge J R Aryan fixed the matter for April 16 for clarification, if any, from CBI or the six accused persons after they concluded the final arguments in the case.