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84 genocide is issue in California race

Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Congressman Ami Bera

Sacramento, California: Anger stemming from the 1984 Sikh genocide in India has crept into one of the closest and most expensive congressional races in the country. Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Rep Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of the Indian government in the riots. Bera, a physician representing a ...

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Defamation: Court to hear Phoolka’s plea against Tytler on November 22

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New Delhi: A Delhi court on Wednesday fixed November 22 for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by a senior lawyer representing victims in the 1984 Sikh genocide cases. The case was listed for November 22 as additional chief metropolitan magistrate Gaurav Rao had gone for an inspection of Tihar Jail. During the earlier hearing, Tytler ...

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Phoolka appreciates Satyarthi’s contribution to social causes

Senior advocate and AAP leader HS Phoolka addressing the media in Ludhiana on Sunday.

Ludhiana, Punjab: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and senior advocate HS Phoolka has appreciated Nobel prize winner Kailash Satyarathi for his contribution to society and victims of Sikh genocide of 1984. During a press conference conducted here on Sunday, Pholka said, “Nobel prize winning for Kailash Satyarathi has a Punjab connection. He had conducted first raid at Sirhind in Punjab to ...

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PHOOLKA FOR CHARGESHEET ON 1984 GENOCIDE

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Ludhiana, Punjab: Senior Aam Aadmi Par ty leader HS Phoolka has threatened that in case a chargesheet against the accused in the 1984 Sikh genocide cases was not filed by November 1, the party would start an agitation. In a letter to SAD president and deputy chief minister Sukhbir Badal, Phoolka said that even as the 30th anniversary of the ...

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US panel to hold 1984 genocide hearing

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Washington, USA: A US Congressional committee will conduct a hearing on the 1984 anti-Sikh genocide on September 30, the day Prime Minister Narendra Modi would hold a summit meeting with President Barack Obama at the White House. The Tom Lantos Human Rights Commission in a statement also announced a special screening of ‘The Widow Colony’, an award-winning documentary that amplifies the ...

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Court to hear defamation plea against Tytler

Jagdish Tytler

New Delhi: A Delhi court on Saturday fixed October 15 for hearing a criminal defamation complaint filed against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler by a senior lawyer representing the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh genocide cases. The matter was put for the next date as additional chief metropolitan magistrate (ACMM) Gaurav Rao was on leave. Tytler had earlier told the court that ...

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1984 anti-Sikh Genocide – Delhi court acquits four people.

1984 anti-Sikh Genocide - Delhi court acquits four people.

Delhi: For want of concrete evidence, a Delhi court on Wednesday acquitted four people, including three retired policemen, of murdering three Sikh men during the 1984 anti-Sikh Genocide. Acquitting the then station house officer (SHO) of Nangloi, Ram Pal Singh Rana, then assistant sub-inspector Dalel Singh, then head constable Karam Singh, and a man named Satpal Gupta, additional sessions judge ...

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Phoolka seeks memorial to victims of ’84 genocide

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New Delhi: Senior advocate HS Phoolka who is fighting a case for the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh genocide today demanded that a memorial be built on the 30th anniversary of the carnage. Over 3,000 Sikhs were killed in the riots in Delhi alone, he said. In a letter written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Phoolka said the memorial should ...

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SC refuses to permit petitioner to argue PIL on 1984 Genocide

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to permit a non-advocate petitioner to argue his PIL in which he raked up the issue of de-recognising a political party for its alleged role in the 1984 Sikh genocide and sought withdrawal of the top civilian award conferred on its leader. “Having regard to the subject matter, We decline the petitioner to ...

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Phoolka: Withdraw security cover from ’84 genocide accused

Harvinder Singh Phoolka

New Delhi: AAP leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka today demanded that Z category security provided to the accused of 1984 Sikh genocide should be withdrawn. In a letter written to Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh, Phoolka said for the past 30 years, the leaders who are responsible for killing Sikhs in November 1984, had been provided the highest security cover, ...

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UK: Nick Clegg sidesteps Justice for 1984 Sikh Genocide

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London, United Kingdom: The Sikh Federation (UK) last year arranged a meeting of British Sikh representatives with Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister and Simon Hughes, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats at that time. In a more detailed follow up meeting in his office at the Cabinet Office Sikh Federation (UK) representatives suggested in a future trip to India ...

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