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1984 Anti-Sikh riots


Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has to surrender before Karkardooma Court or Tihar jail authorities in New Delhi today. In view of this, HS Phoolka, one of the petitioners in 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, has appealed to the sufferer of the riot to not go to the court today. In a statement, Mr. Phoolka stated: …

Welcoming the sentencing of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal Tuesday hoped other “big leaders” included would also be punished, as also those who perpetrated communal violence in Gujarat and Muzzafarnagar. Kejriwal stated ordinary people are peace-loving and wish to live in harmony, but such riots are …

‘Googly remark disrespectful to Sikhs, exposes you

External Affairs Minister Sushma Swaraj Saturday came down strict on her Pakistani counterpart Shah Mahmood Qureshi for his “googly” remark, saying it “exposed” him and that Pakistan has no respect for Sikh sentiments In as webs of tweets, Swaraj said,” Mr. Foreign Minister of Pakistan – Your ‘googly’ remarks in a dramatic manner has exposed …

1984 Anti-Sikh riots

The Delhi High court on Wednesday upheld the jail-term of 88 people, more than 22 years after they were convicted for their indulging in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and awarded them five-year jail term. On August 27, 1996, a sessions court had convicted 88 out of 107 people captured on November 2, 1984, for rioting, …