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.

1984 anti-Sikh riots in India is issue in California race

Anger stemming from a 30-year-old religious clash in India that left thousands dead has crept into one of the closest congressional races in the country.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Court acquits three cops, one other

A local court has acquitted four persons, including three Delhi Police officials, in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case for allegedly killing three members of a family, holding that the complainant and witnesses turned "hostile and contradicted their earlier statements".

SC refuses to permit petitioner to argue PIL on 1984 riots

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.

Why was Manmohan silent over 1984 attack, asks advocate

Senior advocate HS Phoolka Sunday questioned why former prime minister Manmohan Singh kept quiet about his house being attacked during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in the capital.

Defamation case: Tytler willing to apologise, Phoolka refuses offer

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.