दिल्ली: 1984 सिख विरोधी दंगा मामले में सजा काट रहे कांग्रेस के पूर्व विधायक की कोरोना वायरस से मौत

वर्ष 1984 के सिख विरोधी दंगा मामले में जेल की सजा काट रहे कांग्रेस के एक पूर्व विधायक की कोरोना वायरस (कोविड-19) के कारण दिल्ली के एक अस्पताल में मौत हो गई। अधिकारियों ने रविवार को यह जानकारी दी। उन्होंने बताया कि मंडोली जेल में संक्रमण से जान गंवाने वाले वह दूसरे कैदी है। अधिकारियों … Read more

1984 सिख विरोधी दंगे पर टिप्पणी को लेकर सैम पित्रोदा ने मांगी माफी, कांग्रेस अध्यक्ष राहुल गांधी ने भी दी सफाई

कांग्रेस के वरिष्ठ नेता सैम पित्रोदा ने 1984 के सिख दंगों के संबंध में अपनी विवादास्पद टिप्पणी के लिए शुक्रवार को माफी मांग ली। उन्होंने कहा कि उनकी हिंदी अच्छी नहीं है, और इसलिए उनके बयान का गलत अर्थ निकाला गया। इंडियन ओवरसीस कांग्रेस के अध्यक्ष पित्रोदा ने गुरुवार को 1984 के सिख विरोधी दंगे … Read more

1984 सिख विरोधी दंगा मामला: कांग्रेस के पूर्व नेता सज्जन कुमार ने कोर्ट में किया सरेंडर, मंडोली जेल भेजे गए

कांग्रेस के पूर्व नेता सज्जन कुमार ने 1984 के सिख विरोधी दंगों से संबंधित एक मामले में उम्रकैद की सजा काटने के लिए सोमवार (31 दिसंबर) को दिल्ली की कड़कड़डूमा कोर्ट में सरेंडर कर दिया। बता दें कि दिल्ली हाई कोर्ट ने उन्हें इस मामले में दोषी ठहराते हुए उम्रकैद की सजा सुनाई थी। अदालत ने … Read more

Punjab CM welcomes Sajjan Kumar’s conviction in 1984 riots case, HC judges make reference to 2002 Gujarat genocide

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Monday welcomed the conviction and the subsequent sentencing of veteran Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. “Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh has welcomed the conviction of Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 riots case, terming it a case of justice finally delivered to the … Read more

1984 anti-Sikh riots controversy: “Why no one lodged case against Amitabh Bachchan for provoking killing of Sikhs”

A recent statement by Congress President Rahul Gandhi claiming that “Congress was not involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots” has stirred the hornet’s nest once again. His detractors have been quick to pounce on him terming his statements, made during his London visit, insulting to the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The religious pogrom … Read more

Modi govt trying to save 1984 anti-Sikh riot accused: AAP

Senior AAP leader H S Phoolka Thursday alleged that the Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led government and SAD of trying to save those accused, including Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot case. “There are clear indications that on the pattern of Congress the Modi-led government is also trying hard to save the accused … Read more

3 decades after anti-Sikh riots, High Court directs payment of compensation to 2 victims

The Indore bench of Madhya Pradesh High Court has directed the district administration to pay compensation with interest to two victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Justice SC Sharma passed the order on 17 August while hearing the petitions filed by Surjeet Singh (67) and Sharan Singh (68). Advocate Himanshu Joshi, the petitioners’ lawyer, told … Read more

“When a big tree falls, the ground shakes,” Congress’ ill-fated tweet on Rajiv Gandhi’s birth anniversary

Congress party has always had to face the ire of a statement allegedly made by former prime minister, Rajiv Gandhi, soon after Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her bodyguards, Beant Singh and Satwant Singh on 31 October 1984. Sikh groups and Congress’ political rivals always cornered the party using this statement of Rajiv Gandhi. And … Read more

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: PM Modi’s SIT another ploy to delay justice to victims, says AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday charged PM Naredenra Modi-headed Central government for doing “nothing to ensure justice” for the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, and asked the BJP and its ally, Shiromani Akali Dal, to stop creating an atmosphere of “confusion” by resorting to rumour mongering. AAP leader Ashutosh and AAP … Read more

‘Government failed to protect people during 1984 riots’

Congress leader Sandeep Dikshit feels the then Congress government had failed in maintaining the law and order situation during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in which thousands of people were killed. The Congress has for long been blamed for the riots, which flared up in the wake of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi being assassinated by her two … Read more