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Violence against Sikhs: Manmohan Singh immune as PM, not as FM, rules US court

Last Updated: Wednesday, August 20, 2014, 09:39

A US court here has ruled that former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh had "head of state immunity" from claims that he supported violence against Sikhs, but it did not cover his tenure as finance minister.

Congress opposes appeal by rights group in 1984 riots case

Last Updated: Saturday, August 09, 2014, 14:21

The Congress party has opposed an appeal filed by a Sikh group that challenged dismissal of the 1984 rights violation case against it, saying the group does not represent the victims and US courts cannot rule on cases involving an incident that took place in India 30 years ago.

CBI faces court`s ire for incomplete reply to Tytler`s plea

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 23, 2014, 20:22

CBI on Wednesday faced the ire of a Delhi court for filing an incomplete reply on a plea filed by Congress leader Jagdish Tytler, chargesheeted along with controversial businessman Abhishek Verma in a case of alleged forgery of a letter sent to the Prime Minister.

SFJ can`t file amended rights complaint against Sonia Gandhi: US court

Last Updated: Thursday, July 10, 2014, 12:52

A US court has denied a request made by a Sikh rights group to file an amended complaint against Congress party president Sonia Gandhi in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Punjab CM urges Centre to set up probe panel for 1984 riots

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 20:03

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today urged the Centre to set up an inquiry committee to find out the "real reasons" of 1984 anti-Sikh riots and role of politicians and officials.

A committee should be constituted to investigate 1984 riots: Badal to PM Modi

Last Updated: Friday, June 13, 2014, 19:50

Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal on Friday demanded the setting up of a special committee to investigate the 1984 riots during his meeting with Prime Minister Narendra Modi here today.

SC allows 93-yr-old lady to walk free for theft during 84 riots

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 21:08

A 93-year-old woman, sentenced to three years jail for breaking into a shop and stealing things during the 1984 riots and then illegally occupying it, has been allowed to walk free by the Supreme Court which reduced her punishment to the period spent in prison.

US court dismisses lawsuit against Sonia in 1984 riots case

Last Updated: Wednesday, June 11, 2014, 12:18

A US court here has dismissed a lawsuit against Congress president Sonia Gandhi in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case filed by a Sikh group, ruling that she cannot be held "personally liable" but did not bar the group from bringing fresh litigation against her.

Sikh group challenges dismissal of 1984 case against Congress

Last Updated: Saturday, May 24, 2014, 13:32

A Sikh rights group has challenged the dismissal of the 1984 rights violation case against Congress party before an appeals court here, saying the case "concerns" the US and it has "institutional standing" to seek judgment on behalf of the Sikh community.

1984 riots guilty remain unpunished: Arun Jaitley

Last Updated: Wednesday, May 21, 2014, 12:44

Raking up the issue of 1984 riots, BJP leader Arun Jaitley today alleged that those guilty for the "state sponsored" violence still remain unpunished.

Judiciary, media played vibrant role in 2002 Gujarat riots: Narendra Modi

Last Updated: Friday, May 09, 2014, 03:37

Referring to the 2002 Gujarat riots, Bharatiya Janata Party`s prime ministerial candidate Narendra Modi on Thursday said that it`s the judiciary that should be left to draw conclusions on the issue.

US court dismisses 1984 riots case against Congress

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 29, 2014, 09:06

A US court has dismissed a lawsuit against India`s Congress party relating to the November 1984 anti-Sikh violence, saying it did not sufficiently "touch and concern" the US court to exercise jurisdiction.