A court, hearing 1984 anti-Sikh riots case against Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar, on Friday expressed satisfaction over arrangements of video recording of the proceedings of the matter and fixed April 26 to resume the trial.
The Congress on Tuesday said their march to the Rashtrapati Bhawan was an attempt on their behalf to show the nation who was behind the stoking of communal flames, and warned Prime Minister Narendra Modi that his 'silence' was encouraging communal tendencies in the nation.
Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will distribute enhanced compensation cheques of Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of 1984 anti-Sikh riot victims, as announced by the Centre, in West Delhi's Tilak Vihar area on Sunday.
A Delhi court on Monday asked CBI to inform it about the efforts made by it to ascertain claims of controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma that Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, who was given a clean chit in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, influenced a witness and made hawala transactions.
Some victims of the 1984 anti- Sikh riots today sought transfer of a related case to another court alleging that the evidence was not being recorded properly, leading the Delhi High Court to stay till next month the trial court proceedings allegedly involving Congress leader Sajjan Kumar.
The CBI told a Delhi court on Friday that Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was not involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and the probe agency cannot implicate him on the basis of assumptions and presumptions.
An appeals court here has affirmed a district judge's order to dismiss a human rights violation lawsuit filed against Congress president Sonia Gandhi by a Sikh group in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, ruling that the petition lacked merit.