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Hawara, four held guilty for Delhi twin blasts in 2005 (Lead)


August 30th, 2012 - 11:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Jagtar Singh Hawara and four others were Thursday convicted by a Delhi court for their involvement in the 2005 twin blasts ... Read more...

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Five held guilty for Delhi twin blasts in 2005


August 30th, 2012 - 6:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) A Delhi court Thursday convicted five people for their involvement in the 2005 twin blasts at Satyam and Liberty cinema halls which left 60 cinegoers ... Read more...

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Threat of terrorism remains in Punjab: Chidambaram


July 13th, 2012 - 5:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 13 (IANS) Home Minister P. Chidambaram Friday said the threat of terrorism remains in Punjab but expressed confidence about the government's ability to tackle any attempt to ... Read more...

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Pro-Khalistan slogans raised in Golden Temple complex


June 6th, 2012 - 8:15 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 6 (IANS) Defying directions from the head of the Akal Takht, pro-Khalistan slogans were raised Wednesday by a handful of people during the function to mark the 28th ... Read more...

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Amarinder opposes Operation Bluestar memorial


June 5th, 2012 - 9:48 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Punjab Congress president Amarinder Singh Tuesday opposed the setting up of a memorial to those killed in the Operation Bluestar inside the Golden ... Read more...

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Officials shifted in Punjab’s Gurdaspur after violence


March 31st, 2012 - 10:37 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 31 (IANS) The Punjab government Saturday suspended two senior police officers in Gurdaspur and transferred the deputy commissioner after communal violence left an 18-year-old youth dead.Gurdaspur district police ... Read more...

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A life lost, tense days as leaders play politics (Punjab Newsletter)


March 30th, 2012 - 12:13 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) An 18-year-old loses his life, people are injured, public property gets damaged, tension and tempers rise between two communities and the common man is put to ... Read more...

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Curfew continues in Gurdaspur, Badal orders probe


March 30th, 2012 - 11:51 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violence in Gurdaspur, where curfew continued after a youth was killed in police ... Read more...

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One killed in clash over Rajoana, curfew in Gurdaspur (Lead)


March 29th, 2012 - 7:42 pm ICT by IANS
Gurdaspur (Punjab), March 29 (IANS) Curfew was imposed here Thursday after one person was killed and another received bullet injuries when police fired to break up a clash between two ... Read more...

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Centre stays Rajoana hanging, Punjab leaders welcome it (Roundup)


March 28th, 2012 - 10:56 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

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Centre stays Rajoana hanging: Badal (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 10:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

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Rajoana’s hanging stayed


March 28th, 2012 - 9:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) The central government Wednesday stayed the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana for the Aug 31, 1995 assassination of then Punjab ... Read more...

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Badal to meet president to seek clemency for Rajoana


March 28th, 2012 - 8:22 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 28 (IANS) Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is expected to meet President Pratibha Patil to demand clemency for Balwant Singh Rajoana, a Babbar Khalsa International ... Read more...

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Shutdown hits Punjab, Rajoana appeals for calm (Second Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 7:58 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) A shutdown called by Sikh groups to protest the scheduled hanging of terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected life in most parts of Punjab but the man ... Read more...

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Punjab shutdown affects life but peaceful (Lead)


March 28th, 2012 - 6:12 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) The one-day bandh (shutdown) called by various Sikh organisations Wednesday to protest against the scheduled hanging of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana affected ... Read more...

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Kashmiri Sikhs protest against Rajoana’s hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 2:30 pm ICT by IANS
Jammu/Srinagar, March 28 (IANS) Sikhs in Jammu and Kashmir Wednesday joined their counterparts in Punjab to protest Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's hanging scheduled for Saturday.Hundreds ... Read more...

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Tight security across Punjab ahead of Rajoana hanging


March 28th, 2012 - 12:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 28 (IANS) Security was tightened across Punjab Wednesday following a shutdown call given by various Sikh organisations against the hanging of Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorist Balwant Singh ... Read more...

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Patiala jailor again refuses to accept Rajoana’s death warrant (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 9:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Despite a court in Chandigarh issuing him a showcause notice for contempt, the Patiala jail superintendent Tuesday again refused to accept the warrant of death for ... Read more...

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Patiala jail superintendent refuses to accept Rajoana’s death warrant


March 27th, 2012 - 9:19 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Despite a Chandigarh court issuing him a contempt notice, the Patiala jail superintendent Tuesday again refused to accept the warrant of death for Babbar Khalsa terrorist ... Read more...

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Rajoana to hang Saturday, rules court (Lead)


March 27th, 2012 - 7:31 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Babbar Khalsa terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana, sentenced to death in the 1995 assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, is to hang as scheduled on ... Read more...

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Rajoana should hang Saturday, rules court


March 27th, 2012 - 6:03 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 27 (IANS) Balwant Singh Rajoana, the Babbar Khalsa International terrorist sentenced to death in the 1995 assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, should hang as scheduled ... Read more...

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Question mark over hanging of BKI terrorist Rajoana (Roundup)


March 26th, 2012 - 8:54 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The March 31 hanging of Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh appeared unsure Monday after the ... Read more...

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Punjab jailor wants Sikh terrorist’s death warrant deferred


March 26th, 2012 - 4:26 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Patiala jail superintendent Monday moved a petition in a court here seeking deferment of Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana's death warrant, saying the legal process ... Read more...

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SGPC wants president to grant clemency to Sikh terrorist


March 26th, 2012 - 4:17 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 26 (IANS) The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has filed a clemency petition with President Pratibha Patil for Sikh terrorist Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is facing death ... Read more...

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Akali Dal asks Punjab government, SGPC to save Rajoana


March 25th, 2012 - 11:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 25 (IANS) Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Sunday asked the state government and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to take all possible legal and other steps to ... Read more...

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Crime up slightly, women’s safety, terror top agenda: Delhi Police (Roundup)


January 6th, 2012 - 11:04 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) Delhi saw a four percent increase in crime in 2011 with women and senior citizens being the most vulnerable, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said Friday, ... Read more...

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Combating terrorism tops Delhi Police agenda (Lead)


January 6th, 2012 - 7:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 6 (IANS) The war against terror will top the Delhi Police agenda this year since the capital is vulnerable to such strikes, Police Commissioner B.K. Gupta said ... Read more...

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Babbar Khalsa plotting revival, big strike: Delhi Police


January 1st, 2012 - 6:35 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Jan 1 (IANS) The arrest of two operatives of the Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) over a week ago has confirmed what Delhi Police have been suspecting for ... Read more...

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Punjab VIPs security stepped up after BKI terrorists’ arrest


December 25th, 2011 - 10:48 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 25 (IANS) Punjab Police has reviewed and stepped up the security of VIP politicians in the state following a communication from Delhi Police that a module of the ... Read more...

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BKI terrorists sent to custody till Jan 2 (third lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:52 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS): The two Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorists arrested Thursday were remanded in by Delhi Police's custody till January 2 by a court here Friday.Sarabpreet ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested (second lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 8:28 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS): Two Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorists, who were on a mission to assassinate three religious leaders and some politicians, were arrested from Delhi and Punjab ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists arrested (Lead)


December 23rd, 2011 - 5:34 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Two Babbar Khalsa International terrorists, planning to target some political and religious leaders, have been arrested from Delhi and Punjab, police said Friday.Sarab Preet Singh, ... Read more...

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Two Babbar Khalsa terrorists nabbed


December 23rd, 2011 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) Two suspected Babbar Khalsa International terrorists have been arrested from Delhi and Punjab, police said Friday.According to sources, the two were planning to target some ... Read more...

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Why not death to you, apex court asks Hawara


December 5th, 2011 - 10:13 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) The Supreme Court Monday issued a notice to Jagtar Singh Hawara, convicted for involvement in the assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, on ... Read more...

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Babbar Khalsa terrorists attacked, four arrested


November 11th, 2011 - 9:21 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 11 (IANS) Rightwing activists claiming to be from the All India Hindu Seva Suraksha Samiti Friday attacked Babbar Khalsa International (BKI) terrorists Jagtar Singh Hawara and Paramjit Singh ... Read more...

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