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1984 Anti-Sikh Riot: SC To Hear Ex-Congressman Sajjan Kumar's Plea For Suspension Of Sentence Next Year

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, 73, who is lodged in jail, resigned from the Congress party after he was convicted and awarded life term by the high court.

05 August 2019

SC Issues Notice To CBI On Sajjan Kumar's Appeal In 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case

Kumar was convicted and sentenced to life for the remainder of his life by the high court on December 17 in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in Raj Nagar area.


Ex-Cong Leader Sajjan Kumar, Convicted In Anti-Sikh Riots, Surrenders In Court

The 73-year-old former Congress leader was sentenced to life for the "remainder of his natural life" by the Delhi High Court on December 17.


SC judge Recuses From Hearing Sajjan Kumar's Appeal In 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case

The 73-year-old Kumar had surrendered before a trial court here on December 31, 2018 to serve the sentence of life imprisonment.

25 February 2019

'One Magarmach Down', Says Harsimrat Kaur Badal As Sajjan Kumar Goes To Jail

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on Monday surrendered before a court here to serve the life sentence awarded to him by the Delhi High Court in connection with a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.


1984 Riots Case: Sajjan Kumar Likely To Surrender Before Court On Dec 31

All six, including Kumar, were directed by the high court to surrender by December 31, and not leave Delhi in the mean time.

27 December 2018

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Delhi Court Issues Production Warrant Against Sajjan Kumar

The riots broke out after the assassination of former prime minister Indira Gandhi by her Sikh bodyguards on October 31, 1984.

22 January 2019

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1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Sajjan Kumar Moves SC Challenging His Conviction

The move comes a day after the High Court turned down his application seeking more time to surrender. The court had directed him to surrender by December 31.

22 December 2018

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21 December 2018
Delhi Assembly Passes Resolution Demanding Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna Be Withdrawn Over 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

Delhi Assembly Passes Resolution Demanding Rajiv Gandhi's Bharat Ratna Be Withdrawn Over 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots

The Delhi government should "strongly" convey in writing to the Union Home Ministry (MHA) that justice continues to elude the families and near-dear ones of...


21 December 2018
1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case: Court Dismisses Sajjan Kumar's Plea For More Time To Surrender

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots Case: Court Dismisses Sajjan Kumar's Plea For More Time To Surrender

Kumar, who was directed by the High Court on Monday to surrender before authorities by December 31, sought more time saying he has to settle family affairs.


20 December 2018
1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Sajjan Kumar Moves HC, Seeks Time Till Jan 31 To Surrender

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: Sajjan Kumar Moves HC, Seeks Time Till Jan 31 To Surrender

Kumar, who was directed by the High Court on Monday to surrender before authorities by December 31, sought more time saying he has to settle family affairs.


18 December 2018
Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar Gets Life Term In 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots, Court Says 'Justice Will Be Done'

Congress Leader Sajjan Kumar Gets Life Term In 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots, Court Says 'Justice Will Be Done'

The Delhi High Court on Monday reversed the trial court's decision to acquit Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.


18 December 2018
Sajjan Kumar Resigns From Congress' Primary Membership, Writes To Rahul Gandhi

Sajjan Kumar Resigns From Congress' Primary Membership, Writes To Rahul Gandhi

On Monday, the Delhi High Court convicted Kumar for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots and sentenced him to imprisonment for life.


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17 December 2018
Congress, Gandhi Family Legacy Will Continue To Pay For The Sins Of 1984 Riots: Arun Jaitley

Congress, Gandhi Family Legacy Will Continue To Pay For The Sins Of 1984 Riots: Arun Jaitley

The Congress leader has been asked to surrender by December 31.




09 April 2018
Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar Asked To Leave Raj Ghat Where Congress Stages Protest Against Govt

Jagdish Tytler, Sajjan Kumar Asked To Leave Raj Ghat Where Congress Stages Protest Against Govt

Tytler was seen leaving stage occupied by senior party leaders after having a conversation with Delhi Congress chief Ajay Maken.


22 February 2018
1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: HC Upholds Order Granting Anticipatory Bail To Sajjan Kumar

1984 Anti-Sikh Riots: HC Upholds Order Granting Anticipatory Bail To Sajjan Kumar

It also said that the SIT was not able to make out any ground for cancellation of anticipatory bail granted to Kumar.


04 February 2022
'A Benefit Of Doubt'

'A Benefit Of Doubt'

'Except a role of conspiracy or abetting no other act or role has been attributed to Sajjan Kumar by the prosecution'


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04 February 2022
Brazen Impunity

Brazen Impunity

Peace is based on the concept of justice, and for most part in India, influential persons responsible for communal violence are never brought to justice.


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