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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32 yrs of anti-Sikh riots: Experts, Sikh forum cry for justice

Government officials who neglect their duties and shut their eyes on rioters should be declared an accessory to violence, former Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Justice Anil Dev Singh said on the 32nd anniversary of the 1984 Anti-Sikh pogroms. Speaking at a panel discussion on ‘The legal aftermath of 1984 and the way forward’ […]

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For sexual offences, fast-track courts are really not so fast!

Trials in fast-track courts are running at a snail’s pace compared to last year. Six fast-track courts in Delhi, designated for speedy disposal of sexual offences cases, have disposed of only around 400 cases till the end of November. At least 1,090 sexual offence cases are still pending. Interestingly, regular courts last year decided over […]

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