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The criminal past of Barjinder Singh Parwana, the main accused in the Patiala clashes
India

The criminal past of Barjinder Singh Parwana, the main accused in the Patiala clashes

Barjinder Singh Parwana, the 38-year-old, has been arrested and remanded to four-day police custody for his alleged role in instigating the violence in Patiala, which saw four people being injured

PM security breach: When Congress abandoned any pretence of commitment to Constitution
Politics

PM security breach: When Congress abandoned any pretence of commitment to Constitution

Modi hate seems to have taken a dangerous turn in the Congress. Every action is legitimate to show the prime minister in a poor light, even if it means supporting enemies like Pakistan or China

The great Punjab paradox: Why state’s economic prosperity goes hand in hand with manufactured grievances
India

The great Punjab paradox: Why state’s economic prosperity goes hand in hand with manufactured grievances

Punjab is currently at a crossroads, with concerted attempts being made to paint out any connection Sikhism had with Hinduism and the rest of the subcontinent

Rs 2 lakh for R-Day violence accused: Congress is welcome to self-destruct, but has no right to destroy the nation
India

Rs 2 lakh for R-Day violence accused: Congress is welcome to self-destruct, but has no right to destroy the nation

Anti-Modi hate cannot be allowed to become hate for Hindus or Sikhs, or an excuse for supporting break-India forces directly or indirectly

‘Will never support anything anti-India’: Harbhajan Singh apologises over Bhindranwale post
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‘Will never support anything anti-India’: Harbhajan Singh apologises over Bhindranwale post

Former Indian cricketer Harbhajan Singh finally issued an apology on social media on 7 June after netizens bashed him for paying tribute to Khalistani militants, including Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, on the 37th anniversary of Operation Blue Star.

No Khalistani hand in farmers protest; separatist movement presently undergoing existential crisis
India

No Khalistani hand in farmers protest; separatist movement presently undergoing existential crisis

There’s been no time in our recent history when it has been more important to have a genuine conversation on what went wrong in Punjab, and why — but that would take real courage, something which comes a lot less easily than outrage

Kartarpur corridor row: India raises objections to appearance of three Khalistani separatist leaders in Pakistani video
India

Kartarpur corridor row: India raises objections to appearance of three Khalistani separatist leaders in Pakistani video

Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting Ministry released a video song on Kartarpur corridor featuring three Khalistani separatists Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, Major General Shabeg Singh and Amrik Singh Khalsa

Kartarpur corridor row: Pakistan features pictures of 3 Khalistani leaders killed in Operation Blue Star in promotional video
India

Kartarpur corridor row: Pakistan features pictures of 3 Khalistani leaders killed in Operation Blue Star in promotional video

A video song released by the Pakistan government welcoming Sikh pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib has created a controversy as it has pictures of three Khalistani separatist leaders, including Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in the background in one part of the clip

Rajinder Kumar Dhawan: Once a powerful lieutenant to Indira Gandhi, veteran Congressman's death signals end of an era
Politics

Rajinder Kumar Dhawan: Once a powerful lieutenant to Indira Gandhi, veteran Congressman's death signals end of an era

Though Rajinder Kumar Dhawan never could aspire to be a king, he played the role of ruthless king-maker in the 70s and the 80s.

Justin Trudeau's India visit could bolster ties, but Canadian PM's courting of Khalistani elements is causing bitterness
India

Justin Trudeau's India visit could bolster ties, but Canadian PM's courting of Khalistani elements is causing bitterness

There is a lot to gain from bolstering ties between India and Canada, just that Justin Trudeau will need to keep in mind New Delhi’s sensitivities

Bombay HC seeks publisher's response in reference to Bhindranwale being called 'terrorist' in school book
India

Bombay HC seeks publisher's response in reference to Bhindranwale being called 'terrorist' in school book

The Bombay High Court has sought the response of Balbharti, the publisher of school textbooks, on a petition seeking deletion of a chapter in a history textbook in which separatist leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale is referred to as a "terrorist".

Punjab Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi's terrorism speech in Lambi belies his 'secular' claims
Politics

Punjab Election 2017: Rahul Gandhi's terrorism speech in Lambi belies his 'secular' claims

For a leader who never fails to describe the Bharatiya Janata Party’s Hindutva philosophy as divisive, it is indeed shocking, and perturbing, that Rahul Gandhi should have given a communal twist to Punjab politics 48 hours before it began to vote

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans raised
India

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans raised

A small group of people who raised pro-Khalistan and anti-government slogans were whisked away by the SGPC Task Force and police as the 32nd anniversary of the Indian Army's "Operation Bluestar" passed off peacefully at the Golden Temple complex on Monday.

Punjab BJP hits out at AAP, accuses it of trying to destabilise state
Politics

Punjab BJP hits out at AAP, accuses it of trying to destabilise state

The BJP in Punjab accused AAP of trying to destabilise the state by circulating posters and exhorting people to mark the birth anniversary of Khalistani militant leader late Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale

Sikh protests: Indian Army deployed in Jammu as tension prevails
India

Sikh protests: Indian Army deployed in Jammu as tension prevails

The Indian Army was on Saturday deployed in various parts of tense Jammu as the sikh youth killed in clashes with police was cremated after the state government accepted most of the demands of the agitating community, including magisterial probe and transfer of district police chief.

Cop stabbed in Sikh protests in Jammu, mobile and internet services suspended as tension ensues
India

Cop stabbed in Sikh protests in Jammu, mobile and internet services suspended as tension ensues

Situation in Jammu was "tense" on Friday as sikh youth defied prohibitory orders and held protests in various areas as part of a three-day old agitation over removal of posters of Khalistani militant leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale. The protests saw one more policeman being stabbed and his AK rifle taken away.

Security intensified in Amritsar ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary
India

Security intensified in Amritsar ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary

Security forces in Amritsar and other areas of the state have been asked to remain on alert ahead of the 31st anniversary of Operation Bluestar.

Kaum De Heere release stopped: Film on Indira's killers had sparked protests
Entertainment

Kaum De Heere release stopped: Film on Indira's killers had sparked protests

Punjabi film Kaum De Heere (Gems of the Community), which is scheduled to release in India on 22 August, has left security agencies in a tizzy.

Operation Bluestar: Even after 30 years, the painful scars remain
India

Operation Bluestar: Even after 30 years, the painful scars remain

Despite a long wait, there has been no closure to the riot cases that the families of victims have been hoping for. No one of any significance has been brought to book so far.

30 years after Operation Bluestar: Wounds are yet to heal, say Sikhs
India

30 years after Operation Bluestar: Wounds are yet to heal, say Sikhs

The wounds and the hurt caused by that attack and its bloody aftermath are yet to heal, say members of the Sikh community.