June 24, 2010
by Drew Singer
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper on Wednesday formally apologized to the families of the victims of the 1985 Air India bombing for the government's failure to prevent the attack. The apology comes one week after the Air India Commission, led by former Canadian Supreme Court justice John ...[read more]
June 18, 2010
by Ann Riley
Canada's Commission of Inquiry into the 1985 bombing of Air India Flight 182 released its final report Thursday. Led by former Canadian Supreme Court justice John Major, the Commission found that there were various institutional organizations that did not fulfill their responsibilities. Major... ...[read more]
February 19, 2007
by Brett Murphy
Former Canadian Supreme Court Justice John Major temporarily closed proceedings on the 1985 Air India bombing investigation on Monday until certain documents are publicly released. Major said he cannot carry out the probe without particular documents from the Royal Canadian Mountain Police (RCMP) ...[read more]
June 21, 2006
by James M Yoch Jr
A retired Canadian Supreme Court justice said Wednesday that major flaws plaguing the Canadian justice system contributed to the mismanagement of the criminal trial and investigation into the 1985 bombing of an Air India flight from Montreal that exploded over the Atlantic near Ireland, killing ...[read more]
May 2, 2006
by Jeannie Shawl
Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper has launched a judicial inquiry into the 1985 Air India terrorist bombing that killed 329 people, most of them Canadians, on a flight over the North Atlantic. The bombing was the largest single modern terror attack before September 11, 2001, and resulted in ...[read more]
March 16, 2005
by Bernard Hibbitts
Her Majesty the Queen v. Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri, British Columbia Supreme Court, Justice Ian Bruce Josephson, March 16, 2005. Excerpt:In the early morning hours of June 23, 1985, Air India Flight 182, carrying 329 people, was destroyed mid-flight by a bomb located in its rear ...[read more]
March 16, 2005
by Jeannie Shawl
CBC News is reporting that Ripudaman Singh Malik has been found not guilty on all charges stemming from the 1985 Air India bombing that killed 329 people and resulted in the longest and most expensive trial in Canadian legal history. Malik was also found not guilty of a separate bombing that ...[read more]
November 2, 2004
by D. Wes Rist
Closing arguments began Monday in the criminal case against two men accused of planning the 1985 Air India passenger jet bombing. The two men, Ripudaman Singh Malik and Ajaib Singh Bagri, are charged with first degree murder, conspiracy to commit murder, and placing bombs on an aircraft, among ...[read more]
February 10, 2003
by Bernard Hibbitts
One of the three men charged in the 1985 bombing of Air India Flight 182 which exploded off the coast of Ireland en route from Montreal to New Delhi killing 329 people pleaded guilty Monday in British Columbia Supreme Court. The placement of the bomb on board prior to departure was the most ...[read more]

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