1984 Anti Sikh Riots: News

Anti-Sikh riots: Jagdish Tytler to face trial in MP-MLA court

Congress leader and former Union cabinet minister Jagdish Tytler will reportedly be tried in a special MP-MLA court on June 8 in the 1984 Pul Bangash case.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: CBI records Congress's Jagdish Tytler's voice sample

The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) recorded the voice samples of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler on Tuesday in connection with the violence in Delhi's Pul Bangash area, which killed three people during the anti-Sikh riots in 1984.

07 Nov 2022


Canada: Hindu diaspora heckles Brampton mayor over Khalistani referendum

The Hindu diaspora in the Canadian city of Brampton heckled Mayor Patrick Brown at a temple after an alleged Khalistani referendum was allowed to be organized by "anti-India" elements on Sunday.

20 Aug 2022


Diljit Dosanjh's 'Jogi' teaser narrates horrors of 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Singer-actor Diljit Dosanjh and director Ali Abbas Zafar are all set to breathe life into the courageous tale of three friends narrated in the film Jogi.

05 Dec 2019


Manmohan Singh: 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if…

Former Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday said that the ghastly 1984 anti-Sikh riots could have been avoided if the advice of his predecessor Inder Kumar Gujral had been heeded.

26 Jul 2019


'Lal Singh Chaddha' to feature 1984 riots, not Babri Masjid?

Days after it was reported that Aamir Khan's Lal Singh Chaddha will feature the highly-controversial Babri Masjid demolition, it's now said that it would be based on 1984 anti-Sikh riots instead.

13 May 2019


#1984HuaToHua: Pitroda should be ashamed of himself, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress President Rahul Gandhi on Monday said that party leader Sam Pitroda "should be ashamed of himself" for the remarks he made on the 1984 anti-Sikh riots last week.

11 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Sam Pitroda should apologize for 1984-riots comments, says Rahul Gandhi

Congress found itself in a soup on Thursday after its senior leader Sam Pitroda made insensitive remarks about the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

10 May 2019


On 1984-riots, Pitroda says 'hua to hua'. Modi slams him

As election season is reaching its climax, political parties aren't leaving anything to chance. No one wants to give leverage to their opponent.

06 May 2019

Narendra Modi

Akali Dal leader calls Rajiv Gandhi "India's biggest mob lyncher"

Endorsing Prime Minister Narendra Modi's stand, an Akali Dal leader called former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi "India's biggest mob lyncher".

20 Apr 2019

Madhya Pradesh

PM Modi defends terror-accused Sadhvi Pragya's candidature from Bhopal

On Friday, Prime Minister Narendra Modi defended BJP's decision to field Malegaon blast case accused Sadhvi Pragya from Bhopal and said this will cost Congress dearly.

28 Jan 2019

Delhi High Court

Sajjan Kumar produced before court in another anti-Sikh riots case

On Monday, jailed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was produced before a Delhi court for the hearing of another case pertaining to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

14 Jan 2019


1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC hears Sajjan Kumar's plea, notifies CBI

On Monday, the Supreme Court examined the plea of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the life imprisonment sentence handed to him by the Delhi High Court in connection with one 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar surrenders to authorities

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was earlier handed a life sentence by the Delhi High Court for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, surrendered on Monday, the last day of the deadline set by the Delhi HC.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Sajjan Kumar moves Supreme Court against life-sentence

Less than a week after the Delhi High Court handed him a life sentence for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has moved the Supreme Court challenging his conviction and life term.

22 Dec 2018

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP)

AAP-MLA Alka Lamba asked to resign over Rajiv Gandhi resolution-row

On Friday, the AAP-dominated Delhi Assembly passed a resolution suggesting Bharat Ratna should be stripped from former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi as he failed to curb 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

21 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

1984-riots: HC rejects Sajjan's plea for more time to surrender

The Delhi High Court today dismissed former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar's plea for extension of time till January 30 to surrender.

17 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

New CM Kamal Nath waives off farmers' loans in MP

Two hours after he was sworn in as the new Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh, Congress leader Kamal Nath, in his first move as CM, waived off loans of farmers in the state.

17 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

Sajjan told mob, "Humari ma maar di, Sardaaro ko maaro"

In the 1984 carnage, nearly 8,000 Sikhs lost their lives, though the official figures claim only 2,800 died.

17 Dec 2018

Madhya Pradesh

MP CM Kamal Nath involved in anti-Sikh riots: Delhi BJP-leader

A Delhi BJP leader today sat on an indefinite hunger strike against Congress leader Kamal Nath, after he was nominated for the CM's post in Madhya Pradesh, alleging that Nath was involved in the anti-Sikh riots.

17 Dec 2018

Kamal Nath

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

Finance Minister Arun Jaitley welcomed the Delhi High Court judgment convicting Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in 1984 anti-Sikh riots but also slammed the party for making another accused, Kamal Nath, the Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh.

17 Dec 2018

Delhi High Court

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar gets life term

The Delhi High Court on Monday overturned a lower court's order which acquitted Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for his involvement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to life imprisonment.

28 Nov 2018

Delhi High Court

1984 Anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC upholds conviction of 88 people

The Delhi High Court on Wednesday upheld the conviction of 88 people in connection to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots which broke after former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her guards on October 31.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court convicts two for killing men

A Delhi court convicted two persons today for killing two men in Delhi during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

26 Aug 2018

Rahul Gandhi

Chidambaram feels Rahul Gandhi shouldn't be blamed for 1984 riots

Senior Congress leader P Chidambaram came to party President Rahul Gandhi's defense on the 1984 remark saying the latter can't be blamed for what happened when he was 13 or 14 years old.

24 Aug 2018


BJP wants Rahul Gandhi to apologize for 1984 anti-Sikh riots

The BJP today lashed out at Congress president Rahul Gandhi for invoking Guru Nanak Dev during his address in Germany, saying he should apologize for the heinous crime at the Golden Temple during 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

'Congress has blood on its hands': Khurshid's statement sparks row

Senior Congress leader Salman Khurshid said, on Monday, that Congress had Muslim-blood on its hands.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe

Even after three decades, justice has still not been served in the 1984 Sikh riots. It was one of the largest persecutions of Sikhs, who were massacred in retribution for PM Indira Gandhi's assassination by her Sikh bodyguards.

11 May 2017

Indira Gandhi

India upset as Canadian PM attends event with Bhindranwale's photo

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has ruffled the Indian government's feathers by attending a felicitation event where Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale's photos were on display.