The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday allowed bursting of firecrackers for three hours -- from 6.30 pm to 9.30 pm -- on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev on November 4.
A new report by a British Sikh group has called for an independent public inquiry into the exact nature of the UK government’s assistance to the Indian Army during the 1984 Operation Blue Star, describing a previous internal review as a “whitewash”.
A Delhi court on Wednesday directed that the polygraph test of controversial arms dealer Abhishek Verma, a witness in a 1984 anti-Sikh riots case, should be concluded by this month-end.
Naseem, 28, carries a reward of Rs 50,000 on his head. A locally-made pistol and Rs 1.98 lakh were seized from him, the police said.