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Car TV Journalist burnt Dera follower Panchkula

Car of TV Journalist burnt by Dera’s followers in Panchkula

JALANDHAR: Car TV Journalist burnt Dera follower Panchkula. Maruti Swift car of Chief Editor of TV Punjab, Vinaypal Singh Jaid today burnt by followers of Dera Sacha Sauda, when team of the TV Punjab went to Panchkula for coverage.Reporters of Jalandhar-based TV Punjab, Mandeep Singh Tutt and Cameraman Mandeep Singh went for the Live coverage

West Bengal Congress, BJP, Left delegations to visit violence-hit areas

WB: Congress, BJP, Left delegations to visit violence-hit areas

A delegation of opposition parties will visit the violence-hit areas of North 24 Parganas district today. The Left Front delegation will be led by CPI (M) MP Mohammed Salim, Left Front legislative party leader Sujan Chakraborty will represent his cadre, Congress will be represented by Adheer Ranjan Cahudhary and Rupa Ganguly will be the face

Twitter detects riots faster than police, study says

Twitter detects riots faster than police, study says

The number of people on social networking , including Twitter increasing.  The tendency to share news or events has increased rapidly.On the basis of which a study says that riots or unrestrained incidents can be detected early on in Twitter by police. The study said that using the machine learning counts system, the computer system

Memorial to remember Sikhs killed in 1984 riots

New Delhi: A memorial for Sikhs killed during the 1984 riots has been constructed by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) here as a “reminder of injustice” towards the victims. Called “The Wall of Truth”, the structure has been built in an area of 2500 sq mt and at a cost of Rs 2.25

Like Cong, Modi saving anti-Sikh riots accused’

Chandigarh: Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Wednesday alleged that Prime Minister Narendra Modi-led NDA government, in which Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) is alliance partner, is trying to save the key accused in 1984 anti-Sikhs riots, Jagdish Tytler and company. Addressing a press conference here on Wednesday, AAP leaders H S Phoolka, Kanwar Sandhu, Himmat Singh

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AAP, SAD, BJP exploiting 1984 riots issue for poll gains: Amarinder

Chandigarh: Punjab Congress Chief Amarinder Singh today accused AAP and SAD of exploiting Sikh sentiments by raking up the 1984 riots with an eye on the upcoming Assembly elections in the state. “The Akalis have been ruling Punjab for nearly 10 years, and AAP has now been in power in Delhi for two years. But

32 yrs of anti-Sikh riots: Experts, Sikh forum cry for justice

New Delhi: Government officials who neglect their duties and shut their eyes on rioters should be declared an accessory to violence, former Chief Justice of Rajasthan High Court Justice Anil Dev Singh said on the 32nd anniversary of the 1984 Anti-Sikh pogroms. Speaking at a panel discussion on ‘The legal aftermath of 1984 and the

Book tells real, imagined stories of 1984 riots

New Delhi: A new anthology seeks to examine all aspects of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots by combining non-fiction pieces with fictional stories. “1984: In Memory and Imagination – Personal Essays and Stories on the 1984 Anti-Sikh Riots”, edited by Vikram Kapur and brought out by Amaryllis Publishing House, examines the human narrative of 1984 with

CBI files report in 1984 riots case against Tytler

New Delhi: The Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Wednesday filed an investigation report in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots case in which Congress leader Jagdish Tytler was earlier given a clean chit by the agency. As Additional Chief Metropolitan Magistrate Shivali Sharma was on leave on Wednesday, the investigation report was filed in a sealed envelope

1984 Sikh Riots: CBI appeals against Sajjan Kumar acquittal, 8 Aug next hearing

New Delhi: In the case of 1984 Delhi Sikh riots, CBI (the investigation agency) and the complainant had filed an appeal against Sajjan Kumar, who was earlier acquitted from the similar charges, shall be heard together with other appeals filed by the convicts on 8, August. The case pertains to the killings of 5 Sikhs

Vienna riots: Claim Commission summons riot accused today

Jalandhar: Following the addition of 35 new FIRs against dalits, the Claim Commission Punjab has summoned the accused who were involved in rioting during Vienna Riots 2009 in Chandigarh on Monday. The Claim Commission, Department of Home Affairs and Justice have asked the accused to appear before Claim Commissioner Justice V K Bali on Monday

SIT likely to reopen 186 anti-Sikh riot cases 

New Delhi: The Centre-appointed Special Investigation Team (SIT) is likely to re-investigate around 186 cases of anti-Sikh riots in Delhi and some other states. A total of 3,325 people were killed in the 1984 riots. Delhi alone accounted for 2,733 deaths while the rest occurred in Uttar Pradesh, Haryana, Madhya Pradesh, Maharashtra and other states. Prima

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408 arrested in Venezuela for riots over food shortages

Caracas: A total of 408 people were arrested after violent protests in Venezuela, over food shortage in the country. Luis Acuna, the Governor of Sucre state, called for “calm” in a press conference, after 15 shops along the Panamericana Avenue in state capital Cumana were looted on Wednesday, including supermarkets, clothes shops and an opticals

Probe committee makes strong comments against top officials

Chandigarh: Haryana: During the Jat mayhem in Haryana in February, the Additional Chief Secretary (Home) and DGP “fell short” of what could be expected of them, some officers at local level “deserted” duties and some did not act due to “caste bias”, according to a committee set up by the state government to inquire into