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Sardar united India, 1984 genocide divided it, says Modi

New Delhi: Prime Minister Narendra Modi mentioned the late PM Indira Gandhi as the government commemorated Sardar Vallabhbhai Patel’s birth anniversary on Friday, and also brought up the anti-Sikh riots that followed her assassination in 1984. However, neither Modi nor any National Democratic Alliance minister went to Gandhi’s memorial at Shakti Sthal, where many Congress leaders, including party chief Sonia Gandhi ...

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A reader’s comments about ban on Punjabi Movie Kaum De Heere

Chandigarh: Recently the Govt. of India banned Punjabi movie Kaum De Heere. It was a big news in Indian newspapers. I’ll like to share some of the comments I wrote on Times of India website and some of my counter comments in reply to some of the other people making comments. I hope you’ll find them interesting. It clearly proves ...

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Punjab Youth Congress opposes “Kaum De Heere”; Warns Modi with protests if film is released

Chandigarh: It is learnt that Punjab Youth Congress (PYC) has come out to oppose the the screening of Punjabi movie ‘Kaum de Heere’, saying that the movie ‘glorifies’ the assassins of former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi. It is notable that Indira Gandhi had bloody army attack on Darbar Sahib Amritsar in June 1984, in which thousands of innocent Sikhs ...

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Sikh Group to Challenge Dismissal of 1984 Case against India’s Congress Party

New York , USA: While acknowledging that corporate entities like Congress party of India can be sued under Alien Torts Statute (ATS), Judge Robert W. Sweet of US District Court dismissed the 1984 rights violation lawsuit against Congress party for failure to show sufficient “touch and concern” to the United States. The rights group “Sikhs for Justice” (SFJ) will challenge the ...

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Delhi police were asked not to stop 1984 genocide: Cobrapost documentary

New Delhi: The Congress finds itself under scr utiny a g ain for the 1984 Sikh genocide in Delhi after a new documentary released on Tuesday by website Cobrapost purportedly shows policemen of the time saying the government did not allow them to crack down on genocide. Senior officers did not give them the permission to shoot, one of them ...

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