anti sikh riots

Riot victims’ rehabilitation national duty: SC


September 19th, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 19 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday said that the rehabilitation of riot victims was a national responsibility and could not just be construed within legal and moral ... Read more...

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BJP downplays ex-Gujarat minister’s conviction


August 29th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 29 (IANS) The BJP Wednesday downplayed former Gujarat minister Mayaben Kodnani's conviction in a Gujarat riots case, calling it a "legal process"."We don't want to politicise ... Read more...

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Only three witnesses deposed against me: Sajjan Kumar


August 22nd, 2012 - 9:05 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 22 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that of the 17 witnesses only three alleged ... Read more...

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Named in riots case after 16 years: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 10:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 14 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Tuesday told a Delhi court, hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him, that no witness had deposed against him till ... Read more...

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Rivals implicated me in 1984 riots case: Sajjan Kumar


August 14th, 2012 - 12:54 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 13 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Monday blamed his political opponents for implicating in a case related to 1984 anti-Sikh riots. He was advancing his final argument ... Read more...

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Apology, hate mails after ‘killer’ spoof on 101-year-old marathoner Fauja Singh


August 5th, 2012 - 10:38 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Aug 5 (IANS) A recently-surfaced TV spoof on 101-year-old Sikh marathoner Fauja Singh in which he is mocked at and eventually killed after being run over by a ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case (Lead)


August 3rd, 2012 - 9:25 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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Court allows Sajjan Kumar’s plea in 1984 riots case


August 3rd, 2012 - 1:40 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday allowed Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea to use the statements of a victim of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots to defend ... Read more...

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SC suspends Sajjan Kumar’s trial in 1984 riots case (Lead)


July 11th, 2012 - 10:09 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took place in ... Read more...

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Supreme Court suspends Sajjan Kumar trial in ‘84 riots case


July 11th, 2012 - 4:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 11 (IANS) The Supreme Court Wednesday suspended the trial of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that took ... Read more...

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1984 riots: No stay on Sajjan Kumar’s trial


July 3rd, 2012 - 10:02 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 3 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Tuesday refused to stay the proceedings in a trial court against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.Sajjan ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court seeks CBI reply on Sajjan Kumar’s plea


June 13th, 2012 - 5:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 13 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday sought the CBI's response on Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea against a trial court order dismissing his claim that the ... Read more...

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Swamy slams Team Anna for being soft on Sonia Gandhi


June 11th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 11 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday slammed Team Anna for only targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his colleagues but not attacking the UPA chairperson ... Read more...

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Swamy slams Team Anna for being soft on Sonia Gandhi


June 11th, 2012 - 11:03 pm ICT by IANS
Shimla, June 11 (IANS) Janata Party president Subramanian Swamy Monday slammed Team Anna for only targeting Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and his colleagues but not attacking the UPA chairperson ... Read more...

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US court to hear anti-Sikh riots case against Congress party


June 7th, 2012 - 11:58 am ICT by IANS
New York, June 7 (IANS) A US court has set June 27 to hear Indian National Congress party's plea to dismiss or stay proceedings in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea (Lead)


June 2nd, 2012 - 8:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Sajjan Kumar’s plea dismissed


June 2nd, 2012 - 7:10 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 2 (IANS) A Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday dismissed his plea that the CBI was not relying on ... Read more...

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Sajjan claims right to confront witness with proof


May 23rd, 2012 - 10:53 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 23 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Wednesday told a Delhi court hearing a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against him that he has a right to confront ... Read more...

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Sajjan Kumar accuses CBI of playing fraud


May 19th, 2012 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, May 19 (IANS) Congress leader Sajjan Kumar Saturday told a Delhi court, where he is facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, that the Central ... Read more...

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Congress party challenges US jurisdiction in 1984 anti-Sikh riots


May 10th, 2012 - 10:48 am ICT by IANS
New York, May 10 (IANS) India's Congress party has challenged the jurisdiction of a US court to hear a case filed against it by a Sikh advocacy group for ... Read more...

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1984 riots: CBI blames Sajjan Kumar for inciting mob


April 23rd, 2012 - 9:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 23 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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US court to hear 1984 anti-Sikh riots case May 1


April 12th, 2012 - 11:10 am ICT by IANS
New York, April 12 (IANS) A US court is set to hear arguments in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case May 1 even as India's Congress party opposed the entry of ... Read more...

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Police recorded 1984 witnesses’ statements in unfair manner: CBI


April 9th, 2012 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Monday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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Congress doesn’t comment on Ode massacre verdict


April 9th, 2012 - 9:57 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 9 (IANS) The Congress Monday did not comment on a Ahmedabad court verdict convicting 23 persons in a 2002 riots case, saying that it was not ... Read more...

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‘Sajjan’s acquittal in other riot cases due to no witnesses’


April 3rd, 2012 - 11:20 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 3 (IANS) The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) Tuesday told a Delhi court hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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Court observes two-minute silence for 1984 riots victims


April 3rd, 2012 - 1:24 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 2 (IANS) A court here hearing a case against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots Monday observed two-minutes silence in memory of ... Read more...

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Police kept eyes closed during 1984 riots, CBI tells court


March 31st, 2012 - 10:42 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 31 (IANS) The CBI Saturday told a Delhi court hearing a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar that police kept their ... Read more...

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Sikhs protest to demand Rajoana’s release


March 28th, 2012 - 11:46 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Hundreds of Sikhs led by former journalist Jarnail Singh Wednesday demanded the release of Balwant Singh Rajoana who assassinated the then Punjab chief minister ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs protest against Rajoana’s hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday joined their counterparts in Punjab to protest Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging scheduled for Saturday.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Shonali Bose focuses lens on taboo subject - again


March 20th, 2012 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai, March 20 (IANS) Once bitten twice shy is a proverb you cannot apply to filmmaker Shonali Bose. For the second time in her life, she is trying to make ... Read more...

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US court gives Congress party two weeks to respond riots case


March 16th, 2012 - 11:27 am ICT by IANS
New York, March 16 (IANS) A US Federal Court has granted India's Congress party an extension of two weeks to respond to a motion for "default judgment" for its failure ... Read more...

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US court to hear 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress


February 19th, 2012 - 12:07 pm ICT by IANS
New York, Feb 18 (IANS) A US court is set to hear March 15 a plea for "default judgment" against India's Congress party for failing to defend charges of conspiring, ... Read more...

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Don’t close riots case probe against Tytler, court told (Lead)


February 16th, 2012 - 11:51 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The widow of a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim has moved a Delhi court against a magistrate's order rejecting her plea to not close a probe ... Read more...

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Don’t close riots case probe against Tytler, court told


February 16th, 2012 - 10:24 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 16 (IANS) The widow of a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim has moved a Delhi court against a magistrate's order rejecting her plea to not close a probe ... Read more...

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1984 riots case against Sajjan: Final arguments from March 16


February 13th, 2012 - 11:23 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 13 (IANS) The final arguments in a Delhi court in a case of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's alleged involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots here are likely ... Read more...

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