Anti Sikh Riots

Giani Zail Singh didn't think of resigning over 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Ex-diplomat KC Singh

Over 3,000 Sikhs were killed nationwide in violence following the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi by her two Sikh security guards on 31st October 1984.

published on : 19th April 2023

California assembly urges US Congress to recognise 1984 anti-Sikh violence as genocide

The resolution was introduced by Assembly Member Jasmeet Kaur Bains, the first-ever elected Sikh member of the state assembly, on March 22, and was passed unanimously on Monday.

published on : 12th April 2023

Jagdish Tytler summoned by CBI for recording voice sample in 1984 riots case

The agency has found fresh evidence in the 39-years old riots case making it necessary to have the voice sample of Tytler, they said.

published on : 11th April 2023

Anti-Sikh riots: Witness report from Canada not received, CBI tells court

The Central probe agency, in its status report, stated that all possible efforts are being made by them to comply with the directions of the Court and complete the investigation as early as possible.

published on : 24th December 2022

Congress 'insulted Sikh community' by inducting Jagdish Tytler in panel for MCD polls: BJP

Jagdish Tytler had stepped down as minister after his name figured in a report of the Nanavati Commission which probed into the anti-Sikh riots.

published on : 11th November 2022

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Ex-Cong leader Sajjan Kumar moves HC seeking time till January 31 to surrender

Advocate Anil Sharma, representing Kumar, said they need some more time to file an appeal before the Supreme Court challenging the high court's verdict.

published on : 20th December 2018

BJP tweets video on Rajiv Gandhi's 'big tree fall' jibe, targets Rahul on 1984 riots

The video released by BJP's official Twitter handle said - "Now Rahul Gandhi wants us to believe that No One Killed the Sikhs.

published on : 27th August 2018

Anti-Sikh riots were "biggest lynching" incident: Rajnath Singh during debate on no-trust motion

Hitting out at Congress leader Shashi Tharoor's 'Hindu Pakistan' remark, the senior BJP leader said, "Where do they (Congress) want to take the country and what does it want India to become."

published on : 20th July 2018

Congress disowns senior leader Salman Khurshid's 'Muslim blood on hand' remark

Khurshid, while referring to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the Babri Masjid demolition, said the Congress had blood on its hand, a remark that was quickly disowned by his party.

published on : 24th April 2018

Anti-Sikh riots accused Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler asked not to sit on main dais at Congress fast against communalism

While a Congress leader said on anonymity that Tytler and Kumar were asked not to sit on the stage, the party's chief spokesperson Randeep Surjewala said the BJP was seeking to create a controversy.

published on : 9th April 2018

Anti-Sikh riots: BJP files complaint with cops against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler

BJP national secretary R P Singh met the Additional Police Commissioner, New Delhi, and filed a complaint which was based on purported video clips concerning the Congress leader.

published on : 5th February 2018

Former Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal accuses Rajiv Gandhi of fueling 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday accused former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of supervising the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

published on : 29th January 2018

Adequate efforts not made to examine witness of 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Supreme Court

A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra perused the records and said summon was issued to the main prosecution witness only once during the trial.

published on : 19th January 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court to resume hearing against Jagdish Tytler

A Delhi Court on Wednesday will continue the hearing in the anti-Sikh riots matter against its prime accused Jagdish Tytler.

published on : 17th January 2018

Getting threats for pursuing 1984 riots case: Key witness to court

According to court sources, Kaur told the court that she saw Congress leader Sajjan Kumar instigate a mob in the national capital's Sultanpuri area in 1984.

published on : 15th January 2018

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Three-member SIT set up by SC to supervise further probe of 186 cases

Large-scale riots had broken out in Delhi in the aftermath of the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two Sikh security guards on the morning of October 31, 1984.

published on : 11th January 2018

New SIT to reopen probe into 186 anti-Sikh riot cases

The SC decided to set up its own three-member SIT to probe 186 cases which were not investigated by the Centre-appointed SIT.

published on : 10th January 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Polygraph test of key witness arms dealer Abhishek Verma postponed by CBI

The Central Bureau of Investigation told Verma that they have postponed his polygraph test as the lie detection machine has broken down.

published on : 24th November 2017

Anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar, Jagdish Tytler face assassination threat, say Punjab Police

The Punjab Police have received alerts that Congress leaders Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler and six other leaders are on the hit-list of Sikh radicals and face assassination threat.

published on : 15th November 2017

Amnesty International seeks justice for victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

It urged the central government to ensure comprehensive reparations for the victims and the survivors, enact a law to respond to communal violence among other things.

published on : 31st October 2017
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