A bench of Justices Sanjay Kishan Kaul and Hrishikesh Roy issued notice to the CBI on Kumar's plea and asked it to file an affidavit within a week after verifying his medical condition.
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.
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."
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.
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.
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.
Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday accused former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi of supervising the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
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.
A Delhi Court on Wednesday will continue the hearing in the anti-Sikh riots matter against its prime accused Jagdish Tytler.
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.
His remark came after the apex court set up a three-member SIT headed by former Delhi High Court judge Justice S N Dhingra to supervise further probe into the 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.
Large-scale riots had broken out in Delhi in the aftermath of the assassination of then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two Sikh security guards on October 31, 1984.
The SC decided to set up its own three-member SIT to probe 186 cases which were not investigated by the Centre-appointed SIT.
The Central Bureau of Investigation told Verma that they have postponed his polygraph test as the lie detection machine has broken down.