1984 Anti Sikh Riots

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

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.

Aamir to lose 20kgs for 'Lal Singh Chaddha.' Here's how

06 Aug 2019

Aamir to lose 20kgs for 'Lal Singh Chaddha.' Here's how

Aamir Khan, who is gearing up for Lal Singh Chaddha, is leaving no stone unturned in his preparation for the movie, in which he would play the titular role.

Did Kubra Sait accidentally reveal Aamir's 'Lal Singh Chaddha' look?

29 Jul 2019

Did Kubra Sait accidentally reveal Aamir's 'Lal Singh Chaddha' look?

Aamir Khan, who will next be seen in Lal Singh Chaddha essaying the role of a Sikh, seems to have started his preparations.

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

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.

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

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.

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

11 May 2019

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.

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

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.

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

06 May 2019

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".

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

20 Apr 2019

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.

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

28 Jan 2019

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.

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

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

31 Dec 2018

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

22 Dec 2018

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.

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

22 Dec 2018

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.

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

21 Dec 2018

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.

New CM Kamal Nath waives off farmers' loans in MP

17 Dec 2018

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.

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

17 Dec 2018

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.

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

17 Dec 2018

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.

#SajjanConvicted: Jaitley says Congress making another accused CM

17 Dec 2018

#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.

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

17 Dec 2018

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.

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

28 Nov 2018

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

14 Nov 2018

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.

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

26 Aug 2018

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.

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

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

24 Apr 2018

'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

10 Jan 2018

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.

Sikhs commemorate 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star

06 Jun 2017

Sikhs commemorate 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star

Sikhs around the world convened at the Golden Temple on Tuesday to mark the 33rd anniversary of Operation Blue Star.

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

11 May 2017

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.

Arun Jaitley: 1984 Anti-Sikh riots were not 'Genocide'

19 Apr 2017

Arun Jaitley: 1984 Anti-Sikh riots were not 'Genocide'

Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley reportedly conveyed to his Canadian counterpart Harjit Singh Sajjan that a resolution terming the 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide" was "unreal and exaggerated".

Canadian state assembly passes motion calling 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide"

08 Apr 2017

Canadian state assembly passes motion calling 1984 anti-Sikh riots "genocide"

The Ontario Assembly became Canada's first state legislature to pass a motion describing the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as "genocide."