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Short film based on ’84 in 10 Oscar hopefuls

Los Angeles, US: Indian director Shubhashish Bhutiani’s short film “Kush”, based on the 1984 Sikh genocide, is on the short-list of 10 liveaction works in the genre that will advance in the Oscar Award race. The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences in Hollywood will select three or five films out of 10 for Oscar nomination. Members of the ...

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Rights group to move SC; seek SIT on 1984 Sikh Genocide

Chandigarh, Punjab: Claiming that Congress men Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar were “just two among hundreds who participated in the massacre of Sikhs after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi in 1984, Lawyers for Human Rights International, today announced its decision to move the Supreme Court seeking the formation of a Special Investigating Team (SIT), as had been ...

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Report on Sikh genocide sought from collector

Ahmedabad, India: The Gujarat high court on Friday asked the district collector to inspect the documents regarding damages sustained by Sikh families during the 1984 Sikh genocide. The officer will submit a report before the court on June 13 after proper inspection of records and material supplied by the affected famillies. The bench of Chief Justice Bhaskar Bhattacharya and Justice J ...

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1984 Sikh Genocide case: Closing arguments by lawyers for victims’ families today

New Delhi: More than 28 years after the horrific massacre of Sikhs across the country in the wake of the assassination of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi on October 3, 1984, the lawyer for the families of the 1984 genocide victims will conclude their arguments in the case. It is a crucial day for Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who was charged ...

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The still warm embers of Operation Blue Star

Amritsar,Punjab: The government is both unable and unwilling to prevent radical organisations from exploiting the continuing anger over the storming of the Golden Temple Every year when it happens, the country sits up with concern. In Punjab though, the death anniversaries of the assassins of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who ordered the attack on the Golden Temple, or those ...

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