Thursday, 11 August, 2022
TopicIndira Gandhi assassination

Topic: Indira Gandhi 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.

BJP alleges Khalistani agenda behind farmer protests, says Congress playing with fire

BJP IT cell in-charge Amit Malviya tweeted a purported video of protesting farmers where a man is heard citing PM Indira Gandhi’s assassination in an apparent bid to threaten PM Modi.

4 convicts to be hanged tomorrow but India doesn’t know how many sent to gallows until now

No accurate records are available and very little data is available in public domain on the number of convicts who have been hanged in independent India.

Delhi Court orders day-to-day hearing in a death sentence case of 1984 riots

Delhi High Court will also hear the convict Yashpal Singh's appeal against the capital punishment awarded to him in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case.

Supreme Court grants 2 months to SIT to complete probe of 1984 anti-Sikh riot cases

The riots after Indira Gandhi's assassination claimed 2,733 lives in Delhi alone.

Sajjan Kumar, sentenced to life in 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, surrenders before Delhi court

Former Congress leader Sajjan Kumar surrendered before the Karkardooma Court in Delhi to serve out his life sentence.

1984 won’t end

Rahul Gandhi's defensive 'I-didn’t-do-it, my grandmother was assassinated' response has brought a three-decade-old calamity back, centre stage in his most important election campaign yet.

On Camera

YourTurn

File photo of Sterlite copper unit at Tuticorin in Tamil Nadu | By special arrangement

Shut since 2018 violence, TN Sterlite plant’s closure cost economy Rs 14,749 cr, says study

Copper plant in Thoothukudi was closed after protests turned violent & police firing left 13 people dead. Job losses one of major impacts, says study by NGO CUTS International.

Defence

Representational image | Indian Army soldiers during the Army Day Parade at Cariappa Parade Ground in New Delhi | ANI Photo

Army looks to reduce troops by 2 lakh, deployment in Kashmir could be rejigged

The Army, which faces a shortage of about 1.35 lakh personnel, is aiming to reduce its strength from 12.8 lakh to around 10.8 lakh.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.
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