Sajjan Kumar acquittal: Sikhs block rail traffic in Punjab, hold protest in Delhi

Sikh outfits disrupted rail traffic for hours in Punjab and attempted to march towards Prime Minister`s residence protesting against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar`s acquittal in a 1984 riots case.

Sikhs protest near Sonia Gandhi’s residence

Angry Sikhs on Thursday staged a protest near Congress president Sonia Gandhi`s residence against the acquittal of party leader Sajjan Kumar in an anti-Sikh riots case.

Ludhiana remains peaceful; curfew relaxed at some places

Curfew was relaxed for 90 minutes in at least three places in this industrial hub of Punjab where situation today remained peaceful, a day after violent clashes between police and Sikh protesters objecting to a religious congregation by a sect claimed one life and injured 15 others.