Friday, 20 May, 2022
Topic1984 anti-Sikh riots

Topic: 1984 anti-Sikh riots

‘Rajiv Gandhi ka ailan/nahi banega Khalistan’: When ad agency helped Congress score big 1984 win

Rediffusion’s ad campaign with full-throated take on fears of separatism helped propel Congress to historic victory in the wake of anti-Sikh riots & Indira Gandhi’s assassination.

Indira Gandhi’s assassination was a turning point for photojournalists. It made them prime targets

In 'That which is unseen', photojournalist Prashant Panjiar compiles stories from three decades of covering India's most important events.

SC asks CBI to verify medical condition of former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar

Kumar is serving life imprisonment in an 1984 anti-Sikh riots case and has sought an interim bail on health grounds.

Facebook Oversight Board says post critiquing RSS, BJP highlights minority concerns, allows it

Upon its review of the post which included the video, the oversight board says decision to remove it was not in line with Facebook's community standards.

UP SIT records statements of anti-Sikh riots victims’ families in Ludhiana

A Special Investigation Team from Kanpur visited the city and recorded the statements of families who had migrated to Ludhiana after the riots in 1984.

It isn’t first time Delhi Police probe into riots is being questioned. Happened in 1984 too

Several activists and civil servants have raised concerns about Delhi Police's investigation into February riots, calling it 'biased'. Something similar happened in 1984 as well.

‘No differential treatment’ — SC rejects bail for 1984 riots convict suffering from Covid

The SC observed that Mahender Singh Yadav was admitted to an ICU and there was no specific grievance against the nature of treatment being given to him.

SC rejects interim bail to Sajjan Kumar serving life term in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Declining the interim bail plea, the top court bench, holding proceedings via video conferencing, said that it would hear the regular bail application in July.

SC seeks CBI reply on parole plea by 1984 riot convict Balwan Khokhar

The former Congress leader, serving a life sentence in Tihar jail, has sought interim bail, citing various ailments that make him vulnerable to Covid-19.

Don’t question Sikhs helping Muslims. We know what hate is and does

Sikhs were helping out Muslims affected in Delhi riots and in Shaheen Bagh because if history has taught us anything, it is to never repeat it.

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PT Pertamina Balongan refinery in Indramayu, Indonesia | Representational image | Bloomberg

Asian refiners to ramp up gasoline exports to US as sky-high prices beckon

In Asia, gasoline margins have doubled to more than $33 a barrel since the end of March and have edged above those for diesel, which have eased from a peak in early May.

Defence

File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

How Congress is like the Ambassador & why Indian politics needs a brand new set of wheels

Like the car, nothing the party has done to reinvent itself has worked. Only way forward is to offer something looking towards the future, not in image of glorious past.
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