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Air India bombing accused faces $5.2-million bill


April 22nd, 2011 - 3:33 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 22 (IANS) In a major decision Thursday, the Canadian supreme court allowed the government to recover of legal fees of $5.2 million from Air India Kanishka bombing accused ... Read more...

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Acquitted Canadian Sikh to sue justice officials over 1985 Air India trial


March 17th, 2011 - 2:26 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Mar. 17 (ANI): One of the two men acquitted in the 1985 Air India bombings has decided to sue Canadian federal and provincial justice officials for damages and legal costs, ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber Reyat appeals against perjury conviction


February 9th, 2011 - 12:43 pm ICT by ANI
Ottawa, Feb 9 (ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted man over the bombing of an Air India jet, has reportedly appealed against a perjury conviction in his alleged accomplices' trial in ... Read more...

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Families angry as Air India bomber appeals conviction


February 9th, 2011 - 9:54 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Feb 9 (IANS) Jailed Air India Kanishka bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat's petition to challenge his latest conviction has angered families of the victims of the 1985 tragedy.After spending 15 years in ... Read more...

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Air India bomber gets nine more years for perjury (Lead)


January 8th, 2011 - 5:57 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted bomber of an Air India plane in 1985, was Friday sentenced by a court in Vancouver to nine more years ... Read more...

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Air India bomber gets nine more years in jail


January 8th, 2011 - 2:38 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Jan 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only convicted Air India bomber, was Friday sentenced to nine more years for lying under oath at the Air India Kanishka bombing ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber apologies to victims’ families


November 19th, 2010 - 4:35 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Nov 19(ANI): Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, has offered an apology to the families of the 329 victims of the bombing. ... Read more...

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Jail Kanishka bomber for 14 more years, court told


November 18th, 2010 - 1:32 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, Nov 18 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man convicted in the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing, should be locked up for another 14 years for lying under oath during the ... Read more...

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25 years later, Canada offers $25,000 to each Kanishka victim family


October 23rd, 2010 - 1:38 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Oct 23 (IANS) The Canadian government has reportedly offered $20,000 to $25,000 to families of each Air India Kanishka victim - 25 years after all 329 people on board ... Read more...

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Air India bomb-maker convicted of perjury


September 19th, 2010 - 1:09 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), Sept.19 (ANI): Indian Canadian Interjit Singh Reyat, the only man to have served time for the deaths of 331 people in the June 1985 Air India bombings has been found ... Read more...

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Air India bomber’s jury trial over


September 17th, 2010 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 17 (IANS) The crucial jury trial of Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat for lying under oath during the Kanishka case ended here Thursday.With arguments by lawyers from ... Read more...

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Air India bomber faces fresh trial next week


September 1st, 2010 - 2:43 pm ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, Sep 1 (IANS) Air India Kanishka bombing convict Inderjit Singh Reyat, who was released last year after spending 15 years in jail, faces a fresh perjury trial from Sep ... Read more...

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Judge fixes trial date on Air India bombing anniversary, dismays victimsfamilies


May 13th, 2010 - 12:31 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), May 13 (ANI): A decision by a Supreme Court judge in the Canadian province of British Columbia to schedule the start of the perjury trial of 1985 Air India bomb ... Read more...

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Air India Kanishka bomber faces fresh trial next month


May 13th, 2010 - 10:52 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 13 (IANS) Air India Kanishka bombing convict Inderjit Singh Reyat, who was released last year after spending 15 years in jail, will face a fresh perjury trial starting June 22 ... Read more...

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Canada to release 1985 Air India ‘Kanishka’ massacre inquiry report in June


April 23rd, 2010 - 2:44 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Apr 23(ANI): The Canadian Government's Commission of Inquiry into the 1985 Air India Kanishka bombing will release its final report in June, just in time for the 25th anniversary of the ... Read more...

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Canada set to release Air India bombing inquiry report


April 23rd, 2010 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 23 (IANS) Exactly 25 years after the Air India Kanishka bombing in which 329 passengers were killed, Canada will finally come out with a comprehensive report in June to pin-point ... Read more...

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Perjury trials in Air India ‘Kanishla’ bombing case halted


March 9th, 2010 - 2:36 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver, Mar 9 (ANI): The perjury trial of Inderjit Singh Reyat in the Air India bombing case, the bloodiest unsolved crime in Canadian history, has been stalled.Reyat was the only person jailed ... Read more...

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Air India bombing convict faces fresh trial


March 3rd, 2010 - 9:55 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Vancouver, March 3 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person jailed in the killing of 329 passengers in the Air India bombing of 1985 and released last year, is set ... Read more...

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School stickers to rectify mistake in Air India case


October 3rd, 2008 - 2:56 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Oct 3 (IANS) The Canadian system, which spent more than $130 million and yet failed to nail the Air India bombers who killed 329 people in 1985, is now spending more. ... Read more...

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14 bail conditions on freed Air India bomber


July 12th, 2008 - 9:43 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 12 (IANS) Releasing convicted Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat on a $500,000 bail Thursday, the British Columbia court of appeal here has imposed as many as 14 conditions on ... Read more...

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Air India bomber walks out free on $500,000 bail


July 11th, 2008 - 10:19 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 11 (IANS) Convicted Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat Thursday walked out a free man after 20 years in jail. He was released from the North Fraser facility here after ... Read more...

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Canada rebuts racism charges in handling Kanishka bombing


July 11th, 2008 - 10:07 am ICT by IANS
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, July 11 (IANS) The Canadian government has denied charges of racial bias in its response to the 1985 bombing of Air India flight 182 that killed all 329 people ... Read more...

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1985 `Kanishka” bomber gets bail after 20 years


July 10th, 2008 - 3:06 pm ICT by ANI
Vancouver (Canada), July 10 (ANI): A Canadian judge has granted bail to convicted Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat after he served nearly 20 years in prison, triggering protests from families ... Read more...

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Kanishka bomber denied bail


March 9th, 2008 - 12:57 am ICT by admin
Vancouver, March 8 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, who has completed his five-year jail term for the 1985 Air India bombing, will remain in prison till his trial for perjury charges begins next ... Read more...

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Kanishka bomber’s perjury trial now in January


March 5th, 2008 - 11:28 am ICT by admin
Vancouver, March 5 (IANS) Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only man jailed for the 1985 Air India bombing that killed 329, will go on perjury trial in January. Earlier, there was speculation that ... Read more...

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Canadian apology for Air India bombing demanded as inquiry ends


February 16th, 2008 - 10:16 am ICT by admin
By Gurmukh Singh Toronto, Feb 16 (IANS) Blaming intelligence, policing and systemic failures for the 1985 Air India bombing, families of the victims have demanded a formal apology from the Canadian prime minister. ... Read more...

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