Sikh rights group to serve US court summons to PM in New Delhi
New York: A Sikh rights group has said it will serve a US court summons to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh in New Delhi in connection with the alleged human rights violations in the counter-insurgency operations in Punjab in the 1990s.
Sikh for Justice had planned to serve the summons on Singh during his visit to Washington last week but could not do so due to "high security detail".
"Following Washington DC`s law on service of summons, SFJ will now serve Manmohan Singh in India through Hague Convention on the Service Abroad of Judicial and Extra-Judicial Documents."
"Due to the high security detail, the rights group could not serve outstanding US Federal Court summons on Prime Minister during Obama-Singh meeting at White House," SFJ Legal Advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannun said here.
- Uttarakhand forest fire: Director of Delhi's Fire Dept to visit hill state today, govt to press MI-17 choppers; at least 6 dead
- First phase of NEET examination today as Supreme Court says allow exam to be held
- Andhra Pradesh to become first 'Open Defecation Free' state
- SC, ST promotions: Shivraj Singh-led government to move Supreme Court
- Bombed Brussels airport departure hall to reopen today