The Delhi High Court on Tuesday granted interim bail of 10 days to Balwan Khokhar, one of the three convicts serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, on medical grounds and to attend his son's marriage.
A 70-year-old woman today denied in a Delhi court that she was tutored and deposed falsely against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, at the instance of CBI or his political opponents.
Congress leader Digvijay Singh on Sunday questioned the "role" of RSS in the anti-Sikh riots as a government-appointed panel has recommended setting up of a Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe the 1984 riots in Delhi.
A proposal to give Rs 5 lakh each to the kin of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, triggered after assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, has been approved by the government on Wednesday night.
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.
India has failed in punishing those responsible for the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and it reflects the country's "weak efforts" to fight communal violence, an international human rights advocacy group said Wednesday.
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.
Congress on Tuesday dragged the names of RSS, BJP and an election agent of former Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and hit out at BJP-SAD combine for politicising the issue for electoral gains in Lok Sabha polls.
Rahul Gandhi today said that he completely shared the sentiments of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, who had apologised and the party President Sonia Gandhi, who had expressed regrets over the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Delhi.