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Judge reserves ruling in Sikh Genocide case

New York, US: Strongly arguing to dismiss case filed against Congress party in a US court for serious human rights violations pertaining to November 1984 massacre of Sikhs, Congress counsel invoked issue of India’s sovereignty during the hearing in the case on Wednesday and held that court should dismiss the case filed by Sikhs For Justice (SFJ). Its continuation would be ...

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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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Sikh group wants Sonia to depose before US court

New York, USA: A Sikh rights group wants Congress president Sonia Gandhi to depose before a federal court here in a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her after she informed the court that she had not visited the US in September last year and was not served summons in the case. Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) has been given time till ...

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Sonia to seek dismissal of lawsuit

New York, USA: Congress president Sonia Gandhi will move a US court here seeking dismissal of a human rights violation lawsuit filed against her by a Sikh advocacy group and will urge the court to prevent it from filing further cases on the 1984 Sikh Genocide in America. Sonia’s attorney Ravi Batra, who also represents the Congress in the US courts, ...

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US court dismisses rights violation case against Badal

Washington, USA: A United States’ court has dismissed an alleged human rights violation case against Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal, saying the New York-based Sikh group never physically served the summons on him. The Seventh Circuit Court of Appeals in its order upheld the decision that Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) did not effectuate the service of the Federal Court summons ...

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