Anti-Sikh riots case: Sajjan Kumar opposes witness’s plea

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Congress leader Sajjan Kumar and three others, facing trial in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, Wednesday opposed the plea of a witness in a court here. Testifying as a prosecution witness in the case, Vishwendra Singh, the then deputy secretary (home) of the Delhi government and now private secretary to the Lt. Governor, moved a… Read more »

Sikh protests at 10 Janpath, Congress office

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On the second day of protests, Sikh groups shouted slogans outside Congress president Sonia Gandhi’s residence and the Congress office Thursday, over the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. Burning effigies of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Sajjan Kumar, different Sikh groups gathered outside Gandhi’s 10 Janpath residence. “Over… Read more »

Police silent during 1984 riots, serious lapse: court

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A court in New Delhi told that the silence of Delhi Police during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots was a “serious lapse” on its part and it appeared to be “privy” in the incidents of rioting. District and Sessions Judge J R Aryan said that as per the report of Justice G T Nanavati Commission, 341… Read more »

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

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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… Read more »

Anti-Sikh riot: Sajjan Kumar gets relief

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The Supreme Court today stayed the trial court proceedings against senior Congress leader Mr Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case.  A Bench of Mr Justice P Sathasivam and Mr Justice BS Chauhan directed the lower court not to proceed with the case till 27 July when Delhi High Court is likely to take… Read more »

Supreme Court rejects Sajjan Kumar’s plea

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The Supreme Court Monday rejected Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s appeal seeking the quashing of the framing of charges against him in a case related to the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. The apex court bench of Justices P. Sathasivam and Anil R. Dave, however, said the trial court would remain uninfluenced by the adverse observation made by… Read more »

High court adjourns hearing on Sajjan Kumar’s plea

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The Delhi High Court Thursday adjourned the hearing on a revision petition filed by Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the framing of murder charge against him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riot case filed in west Delhi’s Sultanpuri. However, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) filed its reply in the matter. The case has been listed… Read more »

No relief to Sajjan Kumar from high court

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The Delhi High Court Friday declined to stay criminal proceedings for murder and other charges to be initiated against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar over the killing of six people during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Sajjan Kumar moved the high court, challenging the charges framed against him by the trial court July 1 in a case… Read more »

Apex court stays anti-Sikh riots case against Sajjan

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In a setback to the trial of the 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases, the Supreme Court on Friday stayed trial proceedings against Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who faces murder and other charges for his alleged involvement in the riots in which 3,000 people were killed. A bench of justice P Sathasivam and Justice BS Chauhan issued… Read more »