AAP raises question on Centre's move to constitute committee

Slamming the Centre for its decision to constitute a committee to probe whether an SIT was required to investigate 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the Aam Aadmi Party on Wednesday questioned the motive when AAP government had already taken a decision to do so.

Govt sets up committee to form SIT to reinvestigate 1984 riot cases

Ahead of Delhi Assembly polls, government Tuesday set up a committee to examine the possibility of constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for reinvestigation of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.

Rs 5 lakh relief each to kin of 1984 riot victims: Govt

An additional relief of Rs five lakh each to the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots has been approved by the government, the Rajya Sabha was informed on Wednesday.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Accused seek transfer of case

A Delhi court on Tuesday sought CBI's response on a plea of two of the accused, who along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar are facing trial in a 30-year-old anti-Sikh riots case, seeking transfer of the case.

US court reserves decision in 1984 case against Congress

A US court has reserved its decision on whether a 1984 rights violation case against India's Congress Party could go before the federal court or dismissed due to lack of "touch and concern" with the US.

1984 riots case: accused serving life term gets interim bail

New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Monday granted 45-day interim bail to a retired naval officer serving life term along with two others in a case relating to a 1984 anti-Sikh riots incident in which five members of a family were killed.

1984 riots: Sikhs protest outside United Nations headquarters

Hundreds of Sikhs protested outside the United Nations headquarters here demanding justice in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case even as a report on the killings and human rights abuses against the community was presented to the world body.

EC pulls up MHA over anti-Sikh riot compensation issue

The Election Commission pulled up the Home Ministry Friday over the news that it had announced fresh compensation for 1984 riot victims, questioning why it had not denied the media reports if no decision had been taken in this regard as claimed by the government.

Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar to campaign in Delhi, Congress denies

Congress leaders on Wednesday dismissed reports which claimed that party vice president Rahul Gandhi had included controversial leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar in his team for the Delhi polls.

Sikh group seeks Barack Obama's support for justice for 1984 riots

An umbrella Sikh group and a couple of human right bodies have written a letter to US President Barack Obama seeking his support for justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India that claimed 3,000 lives.

In reply to EC, MHA denies taking decision on compensation to 1984 riot victims

The Home Ministry on Monday, in a reply to the Election Commission (EC) said that it has not taken a decision on providing Rs five lakh compensation to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims and has thus not violated the Model Code of Conduct.

NDA govt will render justice to victims of anti-Sikh riots: Sukhbir Singh Badal

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Sunday said the Union government has promised that it will extend all legal measures to ensure justice to the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Accused in 7 cases out of 255 convicted

Accused in seven cases out of the 255 lodged in connection with 1984 anti-Sikh riots have been convicted by September this year, an RTI query has found.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Statewide bandh in Punjab on 30th anniversary

On the 30th anniversary of 1984 anti-Sikh riots there is a state wide shutdown has been called in Punjab on Saturday.

US Sikh group criticises compensation to kin of 1984 riot victims

A Sikh rights group has criticised India's decision to give Rs 5 lakh each to the next of kin of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims, saying compensation cannot be a substitute to the prosecution of the perpetrators.

Compensation for families of 1984 riot victims: PM Modi's masterstroke

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

DNA: Will compensation to kin of riot victims help BJP in polls?

The Central Government Thursday announced Rs 5 lakh compensation for the relatives of more than 3,325 people killed in the 1984 anti-sikh riots triggered after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi.

Arvind Kejriwal demands SIT probe into 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Arvind Kejriwal demands SIT probe into 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Aam Aadmi leader Arvind Kejriwal said on Thursday that the NDA government should set up SIT to probe the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Centre announces Rs 5L compensation to kin of 3325 victims

In a significant move, the Narendra Modi government on Thursday announced compensation of Rs 5 lakh each to be given to the kin of 3325 people killed during anti-Sikh riots in the national capital in 1984.

Indian govt should enact laws to deter communal violence: HRW

A leading human rights body has criticised successive Indian governments for "failing" to prosecute senior officials for their roles in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and called on the new government to seek police reforms and enact laws against communal violence.