Cabinet nod for Rs 5 lakh compensation to 1984 riot victims

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.

Delhi Assembly elections: Congress denies forming poll panel- Part II

The Congress denied on Wednesday that it had named anti-Sikh riots-accused Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler, among others, in a committee to monitor the campaign for Delhi assembly elections.

Delhi Assembly elections: Congress denies forming poll panel

The Congress denied on Wednesday that it had named anti-Sikh riots-accused Sajjan Kumar and Jagdish Tytler, among others, in a committee to monitor the campaign for Delhi assembly elections.

Online campaign seeks reopening of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases

The central government was Saturday asked to reopen all closed cases and re-investigate the 1984 massacre of over 3,000 Sikhs following the assassination of the then prime minister Indira Gandhi.

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.

India failed to prosecute anti-Sikh riot perpetrators: HRW

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.

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 riots case: HC denies bail for time being to 2 convicts

The Delhi High Court today said it will not grant bail for the time being to two of the three convicts serving life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which five members of a family were killed.

Sikh group challenges dismissal of 1984 case against Congress

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 accuses BJP-SAD of politicising anti-Sikh riots issue

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.

Fast-track courts for 1984 riots, international market chains: SAD manifesto

International marketing chains for state farmers and fast track courts for trying 1984 riots cases among others are among the key features of SAD election manifesto.

I share PM, Sonia`s apology over 1984 riots: Rahul Gandhi

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.

Kejriwal askes Jung to start SIT probe on anti-Sikh riots

Arvind Kejriwal on Wednesday requested Lt Governor Najeeb Jung to set in motion the process of setting up the SIT for probing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by officially notifying it.

AAP cries `katleaam` over 1984 riots; eye on Sikh votes?

Days after raking up the 1984 anti-Sikh riots issue, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is seeking to claim credit for bringing the public focus back on the tragedy.

Delhi LG gives consent to AAP govt`s move to form SIT to probe anti-Sikh riots

Lt Governor Najeeb Jung has given consent to AAP Government`s recommendation for a probe by a Special Investigation Team(SIT) into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots here, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal said.

1984 riots massive failure of government: Habibullah

Outgoing National Commission for Minorities chairperson Wajahat Habibullah, who served in the PMO when the anti-Sikh riots took place, says the government had collapsed in 1984 and the violence was a "massive failure" on its part.

HC decides to hear appeals together in anti-Sikh riots case

The Delhi High Court Thursday ordered that all appeals relating to a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was acquitted while five others were convicted be jointly put before it for hearing.

1984 riots extremely sad, PM has apologised: Manish Tewari

Amidst a controversy over Rahul Gandhi`s remarks on 1984 anti-Sikh riots, government on Thursday sought to control damage as it said the episode was "extremely sad and unfortunate" and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh has already apologised several times for it.

1984 riots: Rajiv Gandhi did not take calls from Zail Singh, claims aide

Tarlochan Singh, press secretary of former president Giani Zail Singh, has contradicted Rahul Gandhi`s claim that the Congress government had tried to stop the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

SIT probe into 1984 riots, clemency for Bhullar: Is AAP wooing Sikhs?

After Shiromani Akali Dal and BJP, the Aam Aadmi Party has also backed the demand by the victims of 1984 riots that a Special Investigation Team (SIT) be constituted to probe the carnage on the streets of Delhi that had left thousands dead.