1984 riots: Delhi court directs CBI to expedite investigation in Tytler case

A Delhi Court Thursday directed CBI to expedite investigation into a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which Congress leader Jagdish Tytler has been given clean chit for his alleged role, saying that the matter is of sensitive nature. CBI informed Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Amit Arora that lie detector test of controversial businessman Abhishek Verma, […]

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1984 riots accused Sajjan Kumar confessed to presence at incident site.

 The Delhi High Court today sought a reply from Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on a letter written to it alleging that the accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case have confessed to being present at the spot where the violent incidents had occurred. A bench of Acting Chief Justice Gita Mittal and Justice Anu Malhotra […]

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1984 riots: SC appoints panel to scrutinise 241 cases

The Supreme Court today appointed a supervisory body comprising two former-apex court judges to examine the SIT’s decision to close 241 cases in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots matter. A bench headed by Justice Dipak Misra also asked the body to scrutinise the SIT’s justification in closing the riots- related cases and directed it to submit […]

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1984 riots: Court pulls up police for not completing probe

A city court has lashed out at the Delhi Police for not completing probe even after 33 years in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case, saying it appeared that it had formed “a cartel to save” its officials who were allegedly involved in abetting the ghastly crime. The court also expressed unhappiness over senior police officers […]

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1984 riots: Court to pass order on CBI’s clean chit to Tytler

A Delhi court is likely to pass its order tomorrow on CBI’s closure report giving clean chit to Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate SPS Laler had reserved its order on October 30 after hearing arguments of counsel for CBI and the riots victim on the issue […]

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1984 riots: Court reserves order afresh on transfer pleas

A Delhi court has reserved its order for February 12 on pleas of three accused who, along with Congress leader Sajjan Kumar are facing trial in a  seeking transfer of the case on the ground of jurisdiction. District Judge Rakesh Siddhartha, who recently took over the charge, heard the arguments afresh on the applications and […]

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US court asks Sonia Gandhi to show passport

A US court has asked India’s Congress Party president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport to show that she was not in the US between September 02 and September 09 last year. Gandhi had filed a motion in a federal court in Brooklyn, New York, seeking dismissal of a human rights violation […]

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Congress challenges US court jurisdiction in 1984 riots case

India’s Congress party has filed a motion before the US Federal Court of Southern District of New York seeking dismissal of a human rights violation case relating to 1984 anti-Sikh violence. The motion filed on Friday challenges the court’s jurisdiction, the legal standing of Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), a New York-based human rights group, to […]

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1984 riots: Court seeks details of destroyed files

A court here Friday sought details of destroyed documents related to a case in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots within a week. Hearing a plea filed by Special Public Prosecutor (SPP) B. S. Joon seeking prosecution of four Delhi Police officials for allegedly destroying some documents related to the case in 1992, Additional Sessions Judge Kamini […]

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1984 riots: SC dismisses Sajjan Kumar’s appeal

The Supreme Court Tuesday declined a plea by Congress leader Sajjan Kumar for quashing the charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench of Justice A.K. Patnaik and Justice V. Gopala Gowda declined the appeal even as his lawyer, senior counsel Mukul Rohtagi argued that Sajjan Kumar could not be charged under […]

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