Sikh riots

HS Phoolka attacks AAP for ‘dumping' 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue

Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal, who is in Punjab along with three Delhi ministers to canvass support for his party’s candidates, has not responded to Phoolka’s statement.

published on : 17th May 2019

Pitroda must apologise for anti-Sikh riots remark: Rahul Gandhi in Punjab

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots have been a sensitive issue for people of Punjab, mainly the Sikhs, and is likely to damage the Congress' prospects in the state that will go to the polls in the last phase.

published on : 13th May 2019

What about Gujarat riots, Owaisi asks Modi

Owaisi was reacting to Modi slamming Congress President Rahul Gandhi's advisor Sam Pitroda for his remark on the anti-Sikh riots.

published on : 11th May 2019

Pitroda's comments expose Congress' mindset, Modi government punished anti-Sikh riots accused: Amit Shah

Amit Shah said several Congress governments at the Centre did little to go after those behind the communal violence.

published on : 11th May 2019

Congress distances itself from Sam Pitroda's remark on 1984 riots

Randeep Surjewala said the party continued to support the quest for justice and stern punishment for those found guilty in the anti-Sikh riots, as also the subsequent acts of violence.

published on : 11th May 2019

Sam Pitroda apologises for remarks on Sikh riots, says his words twisted due to his 'bad Hindi'

The BJP has demanded an apology from UPA chairperson Sonia Gandhi and Congress president Rahul Gandhi over Pitroda's remarks.

published on : 10th May 2019

Will Rahul oust his 'guru' Pitroda for anti-Sikh remark, asks Arun Jaitley

In a series of tweets, Jaitley said it was a 'matter of disgrace' that the Congress party has 'no remorse' over the Sikh killings of 1984.

published on : 10th May 2019

Sam Pitroda's 'hua to hua' remark on Sikh riots shows Congress' arrogance: PM Modi

Prime Minister Modi slammed Congress and said that Sam Pitroda's words reflected the character and mentality and intentions of the grand old party.

published on : 10th May 2019

Congress' Manish Tewari approaches EC over anti-Sikh riots allegations against family

In a video clip that was attached with Tewari's tweet, it was alleged that his father, late professor V N Tewari, was involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi.

published on : 2nd May 2019

SC acquits nine convicted in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

In November last year, the Delhi High Court had upheld its verdict in the case following which the convicted persons appealed in the Supreme Court.

published on : 30th April 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots case: SC to hear Sajjan Kumar's bail plea in August

The CBI told a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer that offence for which Kumar was convicted was of 'gruesome nature' as it was a 'genocide'.

published on : 15th April 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC asks CBI to apprise it of Sajjan Kumar​'s trial​ status

The CBI told a bench of Justices S A Bobde and S A Nazeer that Kumar, who was a sitting MP in 1984, was the kingpin of the massacre of Sikhs in the national capital in 1984.

published on : 8th April 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC grants 2 more months to SIT to complete its probe

The violence had claimed 2,733 lives in Delhi alone.

published on : 29th March 2019

Sajjan Kumar instigated mob to kill Sikhs in 1984 riots, witness tells court

The court has now posted the matter for April 9 for further proceedings in the case.

published on : 28th March 2019

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Justice Khanna recuses from hearing Sajjan Kumar's appeal 

Justice Khanna had earlier also recused himself from hearing Kumar's appeal.

published on : 25th March 2019
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