The Bhopal Gas Tragedy – Maybe something good will come out of all this, all the political discussion

The Bhopal Gas Tragedy has been one of the worst incidents in the history of India, right up there with the unpunished anti-Sikh riots of 1984, and the Gujarat anti-Muslim riots of 2002. The gas attack, in the dead night of early December 1984, had a personal connection for me. My dad had been in […]

Sajjan Kumar to be charged with 1984 riots case

The 1984 anti-Sikh riots remain a blot on the name of India, and its criminal and judicial system. The riots started soon after Indira Gandhi was assassinated by her Sikh bodyguards, and for a couple of days afterwards, the capital of India, Delhi, burned as mobs chased down Sikhs and burnt them / killed them […]

Court sentences 3 to life in 1984 riots case

It is always said that justice delayed is justice denied, the very fact that the criminal justice system in India takes decades to wind through and deliver justice. In that time, people either give up on justice, die, or implemented their own form of justice; conversely, it becomes easier to thwart justice by either witnesses […]