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1984 anti-Sikh riots: Justice Sanjiv Khanna recuses from hearing Sajjan Kumar’s appeal

New Delhi, Feb 25: Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna on Monday recused himself from hearing the appeal of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar challenging the Delhi High Court verdict that sentenced him to life term in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. The apex court on January 14 had […]

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC notice to CBI on Sajjan Kumar’s appeal

New Delhi, Jan 14 (PTI) The Supreme Court on Monday issued notice to the CBI on former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case. A bench comprising Chief Justice Ranjan Gogoi and Justices Ashok Bhushan and S K Kaul also issued notice […]

1984 anti-Sikh riots: HC to pronounce verdict on Monday

New Delhi : The Delhi High Court is likely to pronounce on Monday its verdict on the appeals challenging a trial court’s judgement in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was acquitted. A bench of Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel had on October […]

Chronology of events in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

New Delhi, Nov 20: Following is the chronology of events that led to conviction and the awarding of capital punishment in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in which Yashpal Singh was given death penalty and co-convict Naresh Sherawat imprisoned to life Tuesday. -Nov 1, 1984: Hardev Singh and Avtar Singh […]

Delhi court awards death penalty to Yashpal Singh in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

New Delhi, Nov 20: A Delhi court Tuesday awarded death penalty to convict Yashpal Singh for killing two men in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, the first capital punishment in the case. Additional Sessions Judge Ajay Pandey also awarded life term to co-convict Naresh Sherawat in the case The verdict […]

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