Diwali and the verdict that gave final rest to the pernicious two-nation theory

Rajiv Lochan After thousands of years Ram’s trip back home from his victory in Sri Lanka would be celebrated in the town of Ayodhya on the banks of the river Sarayu. Diwali, the festival of lights, which is one of the most widely celebrated festivals in India, finally comes home to Ayodhya. It is the… Read More Diwali and the verdict that gave final rest to the pernicious two-nation theory

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life

Newsroom24x7 Network New Delhi: Senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar (73) is the first big politician, convicted after 34 years of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots that broke out after the assassination of the then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi by two of her sikh bodyguards. The anti-Sikh riots had left nearly 3,000 people dead. Sajjan Kumar has… Read More 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Congress leader Sajjan Kumar sentenced to life