Tag Archives: Sikh Rights Group

Cong seeks dismissal of lawsuit filed in US

New York, US: The Congress has approached a US court here seeking the dismissal of a lawsuit filed by a Sikh rights group over the 1984 Sikh genocide, saying American courts do not have subject matter jurisdiction over the case. Congress party’s attorney Ravi Batra yesterday filed a memorandum of law in the Manhattan Court in support of a pending motion ...

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US court rejects Sikh body’s plea

New York, USA: A US court here has rejected a request by a Sikh rights group seeking more time to respond to a motion filed by Congress President Sonia Gandhi to dismiss a human rights violation case against her in the 1984 Sikh genocide brought by the group. Judge Brian Cogan of Manhattan federal court turned down the request for a ...

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CONG TO MOVE US COURT ON SIKH BODY SUIT

New York, USA: India’s ruling Congress will move a federal court here seeking the dismissal of a human rights violation lawsuit against it by a Sikh rights group in connection with the 1984 Sikh genocide . The Congress, through its attorney in the US, Ravi Batra, will seek an order in March 2014 before district judge Robert Sweet at the US district ...

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Sikh group offers 1 million dollars for Sajjan Kumar’s conviction

New York, USA: A US based Sikh rights group has announced a million-dollar reward for those individuals whose testimony and evidence may result in the conviction of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. The reward will be given to those individuals who will come forward with tips, evidence and testimony leading to the reversal of a Delhi court’s judgement acquitting Kumar in ...

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