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India disappointed as visa pact with Pakistan deferred (Lead)


May 25th, 2012 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi/Islamabad, May 25 (IANS) India Friday aired its disappointment that the much-awaited liberalised visa pact could not be signed in Islamabad as the Pakistani side had yet to ... 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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India has no policy to rehabilitate terror victims


August 30th, 2011 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 30 (IANS) The Indian government has not formulated a policy to rehabilitate families of terrorist violence.This was stated in the Lok Sabha Tuesday by Minister of State ... Read more...

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Rahul Gandhi praises Sikhs


July 29th, 2011 - 9:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 29 (IANS) Attempting to improve the Congress's ties with the Sikhs, party general secretary Rahul Gandhi Friday heaped praise on the community, saying they have ... Read more...

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17 mercy petitions pending before president


July 4th, 2011 - 11:32 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 4 (IANS) Mercy petitions of 17 people on death row are pending before President Pratibha Patil, reply to a Right to Information (RTI) application has revealed. ... Read more...

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Sikh group seeks UN intervention to save Bhullar


June 18th, 2011 - 11:37 am ICT by IANS
Washington, June 18 (IANS) A Sikh advocacy group is seeking UN intervention to save Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar who has been given the death penalty in a 1993 car ... Read more...

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Air India victims echo judge’s remarks on Sikh radicals


May 12th, 2011 - 10:58 am ICT by IANS
Vancouver, May 12 (IANS) Reacting to remarks of a Canadian judge, who headed the 1985 Air India bombing inquiry, in Chandigarh Tuesday that Sikh radicals were more active in Canada ... Read more...

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Ahead of Manmohan Singh’s visit, two suspect Sikh extremists arrested in Germany


December 10th, 2010 - 3:25 pm ICT by ANI
Berlin, Dec.10 (ANI): Two men have been arrested in Germany on suspicion of supplying weapons to a Sikh separatist group, just days before Indian Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh's visit to ... Read more...

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Defamation suit against Indian-origin Canadian MP


November 27th, 2010 - 8:29 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Nov 27 (IANS) A man in Punjab Saturday filed a defamation suit against Canadian MP Ujjal Dosanjh for hurting the sentiments of Sikh community by calling the second and third-generation Sikhs ... Read more...

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Terrorist-turned-robber nabbed in Punjab


October 26th, 2010 - 12:43 pm ICT by IANS
Tarn Taran (Punjab), Oct 26 (IANS) A former Sikh terrorist who had turned robber was arrested from a village near this town, police said Tuesday.The former Khalistan Commando Force terrorist was identified ... Read more...

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Notice to Varun Gandhi for defamatory remarks during Lok Sabha polls


July 28th, 2010 - 4:53 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, July 28 (ANI): The Delhi High Court on Wednesday issued a notice to Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Varun Gandhi on a petition filed by his maternal uncle and ... Read more...

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Terror suspect arrested in Punjab (Lead)


July 26th, 2010 - 8:27 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 26 (IANS) A suspected Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) extremist, suspected of planting explosives at two places in Punjab in recent months, was arrested from Punjab's Patiala town Monday, police said. Terror ... Read more...

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Suspected extremist arrested in Punjab


July 26th, 2010 - 1:29 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala, July 26 (IANS) A suspected Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) extremist was arrested from Punjab's Patiala district Monday, police said. Pargat Singh is an associate of another KLF extremist Bakshish Singh, who was ... Read more...

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ISI helping militants to establish terror network in Punjab: Police chief


July 20th, 2010 - 7:37 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, July 20 (ANI): The Director General of Police in Punjab, P.S. Gill, on Tuesday said that Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence (ISI) is helping terrorists to penetrate into East ... Read more...

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Khalistan terrorist held in Amritsar (Lead)


May 30th, 2010 - 9:24 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, May 30 (IANS) A terrorist of the banned Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF), Bakshish Singh alias Baba, wanted to stand trial in over 25 criminal cases, has been arrested and 2.3 kg ... Read more...

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India bans over 100 global terror outfits


May 16th, 2010 - 10:27 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi, May 16 (ANI): In a major step to enable agencies take immediate legal action against terror outfits, the Union Government has banned over one hundred such groups linked to Al-Qaeda ... Read more...

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People on death row in India


May 6th, 2010 - 10:05 pm ICT by IANS
Mumbai/New Delhi, May 6 (IANS) Mohammed Ajmal Amir Kasab, the sole surviving perpetrator of 26/11 terror attack, convicted and ordered to be sent to gallows by a special Mumbai anti-terror court Thursday, ... Read more...

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Sikhs fight pitched battle at Toronto gurdwara


April 20th, 2010 - 11:28 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, April 20 (IANS) In another major incident of violence in a Canadian gurdwara, two Sikh factions fought with weapons at the Guru Nanak Sikh Centre on the city suburb of ... Read more...

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Khalistani flags, slogans raised at Vancouver Vaisakhi parade


April 18th, 2010 - 12:10 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 18 (IANS) Pro-Khalistan flags were raised and photos of Sikh "martyrs" displayed at a Vaisakhi parade (nagar kirtan) in Surrey near here Saturday. Pro-Khalistan slogans were also raised at the Dasmesh ... Read more...

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India warned about growing Khalistani pockets in Canada


April 17th, 2010 - 1:12 pm ICT by IANS
Vancouver, April 17 (IANS) Former Canadian health minister Ujjal Dosanjh has warned India to wake up to the danger posed by Khalistani elements in Canada after he was threatened not to attend ... Read more...

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Khalistan terrorist gets life term for Beant Singh killing


March 30th, 2010 - 6:36 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, March 30 (IANS) A special court Tuesday sentenced Babbar Khalsa terrorist Paramjit Singh Bheora to life imprisonment, after convicting him of involvement in the 1995 assassination of the then Punjab chief ... Read more...

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Sikh groups abroad reviving Punjab militancy: government


March 7th, 2010 - 6:17 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 7 (IANS) Sikh militant groups based abroad are trying to revive terrorism in Punjab and the government is maintaining a close watch on such outfits, the home ministry says. "Available ... Read more...

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‘Canada fears Tamil backlash after LTTE defeat’


February 25th, 2010 - 11:52 am ICT by IANS
Toronto, Feb 25 (IANS) With its huge population of Sri Lankan Tamils, Canada fears that resentment over the defeat of the Tamil Tigers last year may lead to violent response by sections ... Read more...

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Two terrorists held with explosives in Punjab (Lead)


February 21st, 2010 - 6:41 pm ICT by IANS
Patiala (Punjab), Feb 21 (IANS) Two members of terrorist organisation Khalistan Liberation Front (KLF) were Sunday arrested from village Rajgarh near this Punjab town for possessing explosives and weapons, police said. The ... Read more...

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Punjab police arrests two Khalistan Liberations Front members


February 21st, 2010 - 3:03 pm ICT by ANI
Patiala, Feb 21 (ANI): Patiala police on Sunday nabbed two terrorists belonging to the Khalistan Liberations Front.The two were arrested with eight kilograms of explosives. Around 40 rods of gelatin and two ... Read more...

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Centre may consider blacklisted Sikh youths issue, if they shun Khalistan demand, says Chidambarm


February 20th, 2010 - 11:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAttari (Punjab), Feb.20 (ANI): Union Home Minister P.Chidambaram on Saturday said the Central Government could consider the issue of black-listed Sikh youths if they gave up their demand of ... Read more...

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Government open to Khalistani rebels’ return: Chidambaram


February 19th, 2010 - 8:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 19 (IANS) India Friday said that it will look into the demands for facilitating return of "misguided" Sikhs who went abroad and want to return to the country ... Read more...

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Punjab minister urges review of Sikh ‘black-list’


January 19th, 2010 - 9:08 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Jan 19 (IANS) The central government should have a re-look at the 'black-list' of Sikhs who had been debarred from entering India for the last many years, Punjab's minister for public ... Read more...

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Bhindranwale posters not vitiating Punjab atmosphere: DGP


December 1st, 2009 - 6:46 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Dec 1 (IANS) Punjab's Director General of Police (DGP) P.S. Gill Tuesday said that the sale and use of posters of Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, the man who spearheaded the movement for ... Read more...

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Apoorva Lakhia To Make A Film On Khalistan With Sanjay Dutt


June 18th, 2009 - 5:10 pm ICT by Sampurn Wire
Realism has never been more in demand. And Sanjay Dutt who until recently was doing mainly fantasy is now on the realistic route. He'll soon start Raj Kumar Santoshi's film set ... Read more...

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25 years after death, Bhindranwale lives through posters, stickers


May 26th, 2009 - 12:29 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Amritsar, May 26 (IANS) Twenty-five years after he was killed in an army operation on the Golden Temple complex here, Sikh ideologue Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale continues to live on in ... Read more...

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Mistaken as terrorist, Punjab man tortured, deported from Thailand


February 17th, 2009 - 4:24 pm ICT by IANS
Mohali (Punjab), Feb 17 (IANS) A leisure trip with friends to Thailand turned into Punjab resident Paramjit Singh's worst nightmare after he landed at the Bangkok airport - he was mistaken for ... Read more...

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Sikh diaspora censures Badal for removing Vedanti as Akal Takht Jathedar


August 5th, 2008 - 7:42 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, Aug.5 (ANI): The unceremonious removal of Akal Takht Jathedar Joginder Singh Vedanti by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), on Tuesday evoked sharp criticism from the Sikh ... Read more...

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Punjab police seize around 34 kilograms of explosives in Ludhiana


June 27th, 2008 - 11:02 pm ICT by ANI
Ludhiana , June 27 (ANI): In a major breakthrough, Punjab police has seized more than 34 kilograms of explosives from three people in Ludhiana .Acting on a tip off, the ... Read more...

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