Indian Supreme Court today set aside conviction of 15 men held guilty of "rioting and arson" in a connection with genocidal massacre of Sikhs in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri in November 1984.
The Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Monday (April 8) sought the status from Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on the ongoing trail of Sajjan Kumar in 1984 Sikh genocide related cases.
Indian Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna today recused himself from hearing Sikh genocide convict Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction and sentencing by the Delhi High Court.
SGPC on Saturday felicitated witnesses of 1984 Sikh genocide cases and the lawyers who fought the cases of the genocide to ensure conviction of Sajjan Kumar, at its headquarters, Teja Singh Samundari Hall, here in presence of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal.
The recent life sentencing of Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 genocide case is being hailed as a landmark judgement by the Indian State’s various institutions vis-a-viz Media, Judiciary & Political parties.
Sikh genocide 1984 convict Sajjan Kumar will be kept away from Sikh inmates in Mandoli Jail complex. The jail authorities say that it was a precautionary measure to prevent any possible attack on Indian politician who had led genocidal massacre of Sikhs in Delhi in November 1984.
Sikh Genocide 1984 convicts Sajjan Kumar, Mahinder Yadav and Krishan Khokhar surrendered before a Delhi court today.
The Special Investigation Team (SIT) constituted under the order of Indian Supreme Court dated 4th December, 2018 in the matter of S. Gurlad Singh Kahlon Vs. Union of India & Ors. vide Writ Petition (Crl. No. 9/2016) has invited the attention of general public for seeking information in respect of 80 cases related to 1984 Sikh genocide.
As per media report convicted Indian politician Sajjan Kumar is expected to surrender before a Delhi court on December 31 to serve the life imprisonment awarded to him by Delhi High Court in a 1984 Sikh genocide related case.
What distinguishes the learned judgment delivered by Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel is not just the meticulous finding of criminality and award of punishment in the Sajjan Kumar case but the urging that “Neither ‘crimes against humanity’ nor ‘genocide’ is part of our domestic law of crime.
Convicted Indian politician Sajjan Kumar today (Dec. 22) moved the Supreme Court challenging his conviction in a case related to 1984 Sikh Genocide by the Delhi High Court.
The state assembly of Delhi yesterday passed a resolution condemning the 1984 Sikh Genocide. The Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) was not able to secure a copy of the resolution till the time of writing this news but it is confirmed that the state assembly recognised the 1984 Sikh Genocide as 'genocide'.
Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has once again attempted to shield his political masters in relation to 1984 Sikh genocide. In a written statement issued today (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News), Capt. Amarinder Singh has said that Gandhi family was innocent and in 1984 Sikh genocide (Amarinder Singh used term "1984 riot") in which only a few individual Congress leaders were involved without any support, covert or overt, by the party leadership.
Thirty-four years after India’s Sikh community suffered a genocide in November 1984, former Member of Parliament (MP) Sajjan Kumar became the first of several accused MPs to be convicted for his role in the killings.
The Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) has welcomed the conviction of Sajjan Kumar in 1984 Sikh Genocide case announced by the Delhi High Court.
For past three decades the 1984 Sikh genocide was labeled as "riots" by the Indian state, more specifically the government, judiciary and the media propagated that the 1984 killings of Sikhs were "riots".
In its judgment released yesterday, the Delhi High Court found that “the mass killings of Sikhs in Delhi and elsewhere in November 1984 were in fact ‘crimes against humanity’. They will continue to shock the collective conscience of society for a long time to come.”
The High Court pronounced Sajjan Kumar guilty for instigating massacre of Sikhs during November 1984 Sikh Genocide and sentenced him to imprisonment for life.
The global Sikh community has expressed outrage of selection of Kalam Nath as Chief Minister of Madhya Pradesh (MP) State of the Indian subcontinent by the Indian National Congress (INC). Kalam Nath faces allegations of instigating genocidal violence against the Sikhs during November 1984.
In another setback to Indian state's denial tactics to deny the fact of 1984 Sikh genocide, a judgement of the Delhi High Court, delivered recently, clearly uses the term 'genocide' while referring to the events related to 1984 Sikh genocide.« Previous Page — Next Page »