Tag Archives: Lok Sabha

1984 Genocide: Phoolka writes to law minister, wants SIT operational

Ludhiana, Punjab:  Senior advocate Harvinder Singh Phoolka ,who contested as t he Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from the Ludhiana Lok Sabha seat, has written a letter to union minister of law and justice Ravi Shankar Prasad, requesting him to get the special investigation team (SIT) constituted and make it operational to investigate cases related to the 1984 Sikh genocide. ...

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Bathinda, Punjab: Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal has said that while he sympathised with Sikh prisoners locked up outside the state, but he had no jurisdiction to intervention. Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh had recently requested the state government to work for the release of Sikh prisoners, languishing in jails in spite of reportedly completing their punishment. “Most prisoners ...

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Notice to Sajjan on plea against acquittal

New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Monday issued a notice to Congress leader Sajjan Kumar on an appeal of the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI), challenging his acquittal in a 1984 Sikh genocide case relating to the killing of five Sikhs by a mob here. A bench of justices GS Sistani and GP Mittal asked the Congress leader to ...

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