Life term for three, 2 escape with 3-year jailterm in ’84 riots case

Three persons were today awarded life imprisonment in a 29-year-old 1984 anti-Sikh riots case by a Delhi court which said the offences were grave as the victims of a particular community had been targeted and the acts of the convicts were most gruesome in nature. District Judge J R Aryan gave life term to ex-councillor […]

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Anti-Sikh riots case: HC verdict on Sajjan’s plea tomorrow

On a plea of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar against a trial court order framing charges against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case related to the killings of six persons the Delhi High court will pronounce its verdict. Justice Suresh Kait, who had reserved the order in December last year, will pronounce the verdict at 10.30 […]

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Guj HC upholds extension of Nanavati Commission

Gujarat high court on Thursday dismissed a PIL challenging the state government’s decision to give further extension to Justice GT Nanavati Commission, inquiring the 2002 post-Godhra riots cases.   While dismissing the PIL, the division bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice JB Pardiwala held that the state government was justified in granting extension […]

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