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Arjun wanted Sonia as PM after Indira’s killing?


July 7th, 2012 - 5:48 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 7 (IANS) The late Congress leader Arjun Singh wanted Sonia Gandhi to be made the prime minister after Indira Gandhi was assassinated in 1984, veteran journalist ... 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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Dal Khalsa releases Operation Bluestar directory


June 5th, 2012 - 5:50 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 5 (IANS) Radical Sikh organisation Dal Khalsa Tuesday released a directory of the people who died during the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar in the Golden Temple complex in ... Read more...

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Sikh clergy lays foundation stone of Operation Bluestar memorial


May 20th, 2012 - 8:14 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 20 (IANS) To remember those killed in the Indian Army's Operation Bluestar inside the Golden Temple complex in 1984, the Sikh clergy Sunday laid the foundation stone for ... Read more...

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Arundhati Roy does not deserve to be arrested (Comment)


October 30th, 2010 - 12:16 pm ICT by IANS
By Amulya Ganguli Nothing will please the Booker prize winning author Arundhati Roy more than being charged with sedition for advocating "azadi" or freedom for Kashmir. Ever since she won the prize in ... Read more...

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‘Dealing with security requires changed mindset’ (Lead)


November 24th, 2009 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 24 (IANS) Is the Indian state prepared for 26/11-like attacks a year later? Are politicians undermining national security? Such questions were deliberated at a national security seminar Tuesday at the ... Read more...

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25 years later: Sikhs have neither forgotten nor forgiven Indira Gandhi


October 25th, 2009 - 3:35 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Chandigarh/Amritsar, Oct 25 (IANS) In June 1984, when then prime minister Indira Gandhi ordered the Indian Army to storm the Golden Temple complex, home to the holiest Sikh shrine ... Read more...

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Subdued events mark 25 years of Operation Bluestar


June 6th, 2009 - 4:23 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 6 (IANS) The 25th anniversary of Operation Bluestar by the Indian Army at the Golden Temple complex here, which houses the holiest of Sikh shrines Harmandar Sahib, remained a subdued ... Read more...

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‘Khalistan’ hardliners today believe in democratic means (June 6 is 25th anniversary of Operation Bluestar)


June 6th, 2009 - 11:02 am ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, June 6 (IANS) Some are businessmen, some are social activists, and one even a homeopath. Ideologues of 'Khalistan', many of whom had taken up arms at the peak of ... Read more...

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Operation Bluestar: Chronology of events (To go with - Scars of Operation Bluestar remain - 25 years later)


June 5th, 2009 - 3:11 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar (Punjab), June 5 (IANS) Chronology of events before, during and after Operation Bluestar, the codename for the Indian Army's assault on the Golden Temple complex in June 1984: April 13, 1978: ... Read more...

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Radical Sikh group takes out ‘genocide remembrance march’ in Amritsar


June 3rd, 2009 - 7:02 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, June 3(ANI): Sikh radicals on Wednesday took out a 'genocide remembrance march' in Amritsar to mark the start of events linked to the 25th anniversary of 'Bluestar' the military operation.The focus ... Read more...

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Sikh radicals to hold ‘genocide march’ in Amritsar (Lead)


June 2nd, 2009 - 5:02 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 2 (IANS) Sikh radical leaders will hold a "genocide remembrance march" in this Punjab city Wednesday to mark the start of events linked to the 25th anniversary of the Indian ... Read more...

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Radical Sikhs to take out ‘genocide march’ in Amritsar


June 2nd, 2009 - 2:10 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, June 2 (IANS) Sikh radical leaders will take out a "genocide remembrance march" in this Punjab city Wednesday to mark the start of events linked to the 25th anniversary of the ... Read more...

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Sikh organisations to mark 25 years of Operation Bluestar


May 24th, 2009 - 4:14 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, May 24 (ANI): Sikh organizations will observe the 25th anniversary of their protest against the Indian Army's storming of the Golden Temple complex in June 1984 to evict heavily armed Sikh ... Read more...

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Sikh organisations to mark 25 years of Operation Bluestar


May 24th, 2009 - 1:51 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, March 24 (IANS) Sikh organisations, including some radical ones, are all set to evoke the painful memories of the Indian Army's storming of the Golden Temple complex in ... Read more...

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Akalis seek to evoke memories of Operation Bluestar before election


March 22nd, 2009 - 12:14 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, March 22 (IANS) Twenty five years after Operation Bluestar - the Indian Army's storming of the Golden Temple complex in June 1984 to flush out heavily armed Sikh ... Read more...

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It was a terrorist invasion of India: Operation Bluestar commander


December 5th, 2008 - 12:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Dec 5 (IANS) Lt. Gen. K.S. Brar, who led the traumatic military action against terrorists holed up in the Golden Temple in 1984, has dubbed the horrific massacre in Mumbai ... Read more...

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Air India inquiry report unlikely this year


November 18th, 2008 - 1:45 pm ICT by IANS
Toronto, Nov 18 (IANS) Canada's John Major commission, which completed its inquiry into the 1985 Air India bombing earlier this year, is unlikely to present its report this year. When ... Read more...

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Raj is the Bhindranwale of Maharashtra: Shahnawaz Hussain (Interview)


November 3rd, 2008 - 4:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Nov 3 (IANS) As the Maharashtrian-north Indian row escalates with threats of resignations by Bihar MPs, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Shahnawaz Hussain has dubbed Raj Thackeray the "Bhindranwale of ... Read more...

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Air India bomber Reyat freed in Canada


July 10th, 2008 - 9:40 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, July 10 (IANS) After spending 20 years in jail, Air India bomber Inderjit Singh Reyat, the only person jailed for the 1985 Kanishka plane bombing, was granted bail Wednesday by the ... Read more...

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Sikh demonstrators paralyse rail routes in Punjab


June 25th, 2008 - 8:30 pm ICT by ANI
Sirhind (Amritsar), June 25 ANI): Sikh demonstrators on Wednesday blocked railway routes in Punjab demanding action against the Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, over the alleged murder of ... Read more...

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Khalistan float thrown out of Toronto’s Baisakhi parade


April 28th, 2008 - 11:33 am ICT by admin
Toronto, April 28 (IANS) Pro-Khalistan activists were not allowed to lead the annual Baisakhi parade here with a float glorifying anti-India Sikh militants. They were forced to pull the float out of ... Read more...

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Khalistan forces trying to stir sectarian violence


March 21st, 2008 - 11:11 am ICT by admin
By Sahil Makkar New Delhi, March 21 (IANS) Three prominent sect leaders in Punjab - Ashutosh Maharaj, Gurmit Ram Rahim Singh and Baba Piara Bhaniarewala - are on the hit list of Khalistan ... Read more...

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Pawar, Deshmukh tacit supporters of MNS: Amar Singh


March 11th, 2008 - 12:27 am ICT by admin
Niphad (Maharashtra), March 10 (IANS) Samajwadi Party leader Amar Singh Monday accused Maharashtra Chief Minister Vilasrao Deshmukh and Nationalist Congress Party president Sharad Pawar of extending tacit support to Raj Thackeray's Maharashtra ... Read more...

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Some Sikhs protest against Bhindranwales portrait in Golden Temple


December 14th, 2007 - 1:14 pm ICT by admin
Ludhiana, Dec 14 (ANI): Some Sikhs, who support the Congress Party, have protested the installation of a portrait of rebel Sikh leader, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, in a museum inside the Golden Temple. "They ... Read more...

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Sikh radicals react sharply to criticism of Bhindranwalas portrait installation


December 6th, 2007 - 9:46 pm ICT by admin
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Dec 6 (ANI): Radical organizations in Punjab have reacted sharply to the criticism of the installation of portrait of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwala inside Sikh museum in the ... Read more...

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Bhindranwales portrait installation: Congress seeks PMs intervention


November 30th, 2007 - 10:36 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, Nov 30 (ANI): The Congress party today sought the intervention of Prime Minster Manmohan Singh and Union Home Minister Shivraj Patil in the installation of a portrait of slain rebel Sikh ... Read more...

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Bhindranwale’s portrait installed at Golden Temple museum


November 30th, 2007 - 9:14 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, Nov 30 (ANI): A portrait of slain rebel Sikh leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale has been installed at a Sikh museum in the Golden Temple premises in Amritsar. Bhindranwale was one of ... Read more...

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