Friday, 2 December, 2022
Topic1984 anti-Sikh riots

Topic: 1984 anti-Sikh riots

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.

Why Jungle Raj Bihar kept out communal riots for 3 decades but Delhi and Gujarat couldn’t

Bihar is widely panned for an inefficient administration and lack of development. But the conundrum is that the same administration has ensured a peaceful era.

SC rejects SIT plea seeking early hearing against Sajjan Kumar in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar has been sentenced to life imprisonment for killing 5 Sikhs and burning a gurudwara in Delhi's 1984 riots

Kejriwal is wrong. Delhi to Gujarat, outsiders blamed in riots, but most victims know attackers

Kejriwal, like any Indian politician, blamed the Delhi riots on faceless mobs. But from 1984 to Naroda Patiya, mob frontrunners have always known the area.

Delhi violence a riot or a clash? Only liberal intellectuals care, not the dead

To concentrate on academic jargon at a time like this in Delhi shows how removed privileged Indians are.

Gujarat 2002 was independent India’s first full-blooded pogrom. Delhi 1984 was a semi-pogrom

Hindu-Muslim riots are not uncommon in India, but Gujarat violence plumbed new depths of horror and was undoubtedly a pogrom, wrote Ashtutosh Varshney.

Police showed ‘lack of interest’: What SN Dhingra committee report says on 1984 riots probe

ThePrint explains how the S.N. Dhingra committee was formed after ten such panels, and what its report says.

Anti-Sikh riots case convict Sajjan Kumar seeks bail, Supreme court orders medical exam

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar, who is serving a life sentence in an anti-Sikh riots case, sought an urgent listing of his bail plea on health grounds.

Kamal Nath’s ‘role’ in 1984 riots: Has politics helped or hurt victims’ families?

The Home Ministry has ordered the reopening of seven 1984 anti-Sikh riots cases, including one against Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister Kamal Nath.

How Modi’s 1984 riots attack on Congress could be turning point for BJP-SAD poll campaign

Congress had cornered Akalis on the 2015 sacrilege issue, but Modi’s anti-Sikh riots attack at Bathinda rally has given new life to BJP-SAD's defensive campaign.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Kerala Governor Arif Mohammed Khan | ANI

Arif Mohammad Khan vs Kerala govt isn’t a new faceoff. Old cases show Governor wears two hats

Under UGC provisions, a search committee is appointed to find suitable candidates for the V-C post. Governors make their selection from among these names.

51 cow universities, old pension scheme, jobs — what RSS affiliates want from 2023 Budget

Welfare schemes and ‘self-reliance’ figure high on Sangh organisations’ wishlists for finance minister Nirmala Sitharaman ahead of the Budget, which she will present on 1 February.

Defence

A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.