The Supreme Court on Monday refused to permit a non-advocate petitioner to argue his PIL in which he raked up the issue of de-recognising a political party for its alleged role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sought withdrawal of the top civilian award conferred on its leader.
Congress leader Jagdish Tytler told a court here on Wednesday that he is ready to tender "unconditional apology" to complainant HS Phoolka to settle a criminal defamation complaint but the latter refused the offer.
India`s new government should look into the issue of denial of visas to Sikhs who took political asylum in the US at peak of the militancy and in the aftermath of the 1984 riots, according to a top Sikh leader.
A US federal court in Brooklyn has dismissed a lawsuit filed by a Sikh rights organisation accusing Congress party president Sonia Gandhi of shielding party leaders allegedly involved in violence against Sikhs in November 1984.
A Delhi court on Saturday reserved for July 2 its order on whether charge of criminal intimidation be added against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a defamation complaint filed against him by a senior lawyer, appearing for victims in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.
Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the party will soon hold a discussion with the Union Home Ministry on the issue of 1984 anti-Sikh riots to put perpetrators of heinous crime behind bars.
Asserting that no one involved in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots will be spared, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Monday promised to set up fast track courts to try cases and ensure justice to victims of these riots.
Akali Dal workers on Monday held a massive protest outside the Congress headquarters in Delhi over a statement made by former Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh with regards to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.
The Delhi High Court on Friday slammed a Sub-Divisional Magistrate here for rejecting the compensation claim of a 1984 anti-Sikh riots victim, saying the official`s order suffers from "complete non-application of mind".
Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee (PPCC) general secretary and party`s candidate for Lok Sabha from Khadoor Sahib constituency, Harminder Singh Gill, on Tuesday said the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots is no issue in parliamentary elections in Punjab.