BJP evokes 1984 riots, tweets Rajiv speech ahead of Delhi poll

Just two days before the voting in Delhi for the Lok Sabha election, the Bharatiya Janata Party tweeted a video of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots including a clip of former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi saying, on the riots, “When a tree falls, the earth shakes.” Read More
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Sajjan Kumar bail: CBI says ‘anti-Sikh progrom was like Holocaust’

The CBI also added that during the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom, the attacks on the Sikhs were “spearheaded by dominant political actors, like Sajjan Kumar, and duly facilitated by law enforcement agencies.” Read More
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Rift in AAP over move to withdraw Rajiv Gandhi’s Bharat Ratna

Two legislators of the ruling Aam Aadmi Party proposed a resolution in the Delhi legislative assembly asking the Centre to withdraw the Bharat Ratna conferred upon former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi because of the anti-Sikh riots. Read More
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Sajjan Kumar convicted in 1984 Sikh killings, jailed for life

Veteran Congress leader Sajjan Kumar,73, has been convicted for his role in the 1984 anti-Sikh pogrom by the Delhi high court, on Monday. He has been sentenced to life imprisonment. Read More
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