Delhi BJP on Friday welcomed the move by the Centre to form a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to re-investigate the cases related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the national capital and some other states.
A Delhi court on Thursday sought clarifications from the CBI and defence counsel on pleas of three accused facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, who, along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, are seeking transfer of the case on the ground of jurisdiction.
Thirty years after the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, the Centre on Sunday gave indications that it may soon appoint a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to look into the same, - a move ridiculed by Congress and AAP as an electoral ploy by the BJP to woo voters ahead of polls in Delhi.
Thirty years after the anti-Sikh riots in Delhi, a fresh probe is likely with a government-appointed committee recommending constitution of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) for the same, a move seen by the Congress as an attempt to woo voters ahead of polls here.
Hours after assuring that justice will prevail against those guilty, Home Minister Rajnath Singh on Friday wrote to all Chief Ministers to take steps for immediate disbursement of compensation of Rs 5 lakh to the kin of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.