1984 anti-Sikh riots: Centre seeks SC permission to disband SIT

The Centre on Friday sought the Supreme Court’s permission to disband a special investigation team (SIT), headed by former Delhi High Court judge Justice S N Dhingra, saying it has completed its probe into 186 cases of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The SIT, also comprising retired IPS officer Rajdeep Singh and serving 2006 batch IPS […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Justice Sanjiv Khanna recuses from hearing Sajjan Kumar’s appeal

The matter came up for hearing before a Bench headed by Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna on Monday recused himself from hearing the appeal of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the Delhi High Court verdict sentencing him to life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. The matter […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots : Sajjan Kumar produced in Delhi court

Amid tight security, former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was on Monday produced before a Delhi court in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case. The court had on January 22 issued production warrant against the former Congress leader after Tihar Jail authorities, where he is lodged after conviction in another case related to the riots, could not […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi court issues production warrant against Sajjan Kumar

A Delhi court Tuesday issued production warrant for January 28 against former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. District Judge Poonam A Bamba issued production warrant against Kumar after Tihar Jail authorities, where he is lodged after conviction in another case related to the riots, could not produce him today. In […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC notice to CBI on Sajjan Kumar’s appeal

The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the CBI on former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also issued notice on Kumar’s bail plea Kumar, 73, surrendered before a trial court […]

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: HC upholds conviction of 80 people

NEW DELHI: In doing so, Justice R K Gauba upheld the jail terms of more than 80 people for their involvement in burning houses and violation of curfew during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The convicts had challenged the August 27, 1996 judgement of a Sessions Court which had convicted 88 out of the 107 people arrested on November 2, […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC seeks CBI reply

NEW DELHI: The Delhi High Court on Friday directed the Central Bureau of Investigation to respond on a bail plea of a convict serving life sentence in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel was seeking on the plea by former Congress councillor Balwan Khokhar , which listed it for […]

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Court to ex-IAS officer: Pay damages to former cop

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A Delhi court has directed an octogenarian ex-woman IAS officer to pay Rs one lakh token damages to a retired policeman for tarnishing his reputation by giving an “unfair” report of an inquiry panel set up after 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The court, which said the report was based upon non- existent material, held no immunity […]

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Court frames defamation charge against Jagdish Tytler

Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was on Monday put on trial by a Delhi court which framed defamation charge against him on a complaint filed by a senior advocate representing the victims in the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases.The court issued notice under provision of Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) to Mr. Tytler saying he had prime […]

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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Notice issued to CBI on Tytler’s plea

The Delhi high court on Wednesday issued notice to the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on an appeal of Congress leader Jagdish Tytler against a trial court order reopening a case against him related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Justice SP Garg, seeking response from the agency, also issued notice to the complainant, Lakhwinder Kaur, and asked her to […]

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