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An Award For 1984 Mass-Murderer Jagdish Tytler? by SHIVAM VIJ
A slate of self-respecting Indians has appealed to the other seven awardees to not accept the award as a mark of protest against honouring this criminal.
India's President Probed For Possible Involvement in 1984 Massacre of Sikhs in Jalgaon SIKHS FOR JUSTICE
Several hundred Sikhs were killed in Jalgaon District of Maharashtra in Nov 1984 while Pratibha Patil was Congress (I) MLA and Cabinet Minister in the Maharashtra government.
India's Falling Trees by JAWED NAQVI
A simple fact that there is some election round the corner can be a good enough cause to let loose a volley of mayhem, preferably against some hapless minority group.
The 1984 Massacres: The Mob Took Time Off For Meals by SUHAS MUNSHI
The horror of those 72 hours, when frenzied mobs butchered thousands of Sikhs in 1984, has not left senior journalists Rahul Bedi and Joseph Malliakan, who covered the massacres, to this day.
Nationalism: Who Am I? by SIMRAN JEET SINGH
I find that the values and ideals of my religion, Sikhism, resonate more closely with those of America. Like the Sikh religion, the U.S. is founded on freedom, quality, and justice.
A Tale of Two Cities:
1956 & 1984
by SHEILA CSILLA BALI
My life’s journey from then to now and from there to here has uprooted me physically and emotionally. In time, I learned to yield and stretch into a living elastic band. I adapted. Orphaned from my birthplace, heritage, relatives and language ...
1984 & The Violence of Memory by RAVINDER KAUR
We must not allow the pain and suffering of the Sikh victims to be transformed into a political instrument to mute calls for justice for the ‘other' victims of similarly orchestrated massacres.
Holding Them Accountable:
Speaking Truth To Power
by I.J. SINGH
For Sikhi, speaking truth to power started with Guru Nanak when he addressed the conqueror, Babar, the founder of the Mughal dynasty who had ravaged the land he had invaded.
Birds Of A Feather: Ghaddafi and India's Mass Murderers by T. SHER SINGH
Before I hasten to judge those who have acted too hastily and in frenzied madness, albeit to wield the sword of justice, I linger to pour my heart out for those who have paid a horrendous price ...
The Crimes of Indira Gandhi:
The Last Time I Was In Amritsar - June 1984
by MAI HARINDER KAUR
He reached over to me and tore my shirt off. Then he pulled out my kirpan. "The little Saint Soldier has her little knife, I see." In a sarcastic voice. He drew the blade across my throat.