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Indira Gandhi 101st birth anniversary: From nationalising banks to liberating Bangladesh, Iron' Lady's key decisions revisited
India

Indira Gandhi 101st birth anniversary: From nationalising banks to liberating Bangladesh, Iron' Lady's key decisions revisited

Today is the 101st birth anniversary of India's former and only woman prime minister, Indira Gandhi. Indira, who was known as the "iron lady" of India is remembered for the tough decisions she took during her tenure as the prime minister of India and how she surprised her Opposition to come back in power for a fourth term in 1980.

Amarinder Singh says blaming Rahul Gandhi for 1984 riots is 'absurd', claims Congress, as a party, was never involved
India

Amarinder Singh says blaming Rahul Gandhi for 1984 riots is 'absurd', claims Congress, as a party, was never involved

Amarinder Singh hit out at the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) for attacking Rahul Gandhi on the issue of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, saying the Congress, as a party, was never involved

Subramanian Swamy says Operation Bluestar was mischievous blunder, describes 1984 anti-Sikh riots as genocide
India

Subramanian Swamy says Operation Bluestar was mischievous blunder, describes 1984 anti-Sikh riots as genocide

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MP Subramanian Swamy on Sunday said Operation Bluestar, carried out by the Indian Army in 1984, was a "mischievous blunder".

Pranab Mukherjee dubs Indira Gandhi 'best Prime Minister of India ever', adds that she never shied away from reality
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Pranab Mukherjee dubs Indira Gandhi 'best Prime Minister of India ever', adds that she never shied away from reality

Describing Indira Gandhi as a great statesman and the best prime minister India ever had, former President Pranab Mukherjee on Sunday said she never shied away from reality.

Operation Bluestar: UK MP seeks inquiry to probe Margaret Thatcher govt's role in army raid
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Operation Bluestar: UK MP seeks inquiry to probe Margaret Thatcher govt's role in army raid

A British MP pitched for an independent inquiry into the role of the UK government in Operation Bluestar, an Indian Army action in 1984 to flush out terrorists from the Golden Temple

PMO now delists 212 NRI Sikhs barred from entering India ahead of Punjab polls
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PMO now delists 212 NRI Sikhs barred from entering India ahead of Punjab polls

The Prime Minister's Office has now scrapped a 32-year-old list that barred 212 Sikhs residing abroad from entering India

Ahead of Punjab elections, pro-Khalistan elements make desperate bid to stay relevant
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Ahead of Punjab elections, pro-Khalistan elements make desperate bid to stay relevant

On Monday (6 June) morning, around two dozen youth raised pro-Khalistan slogans in the Golden Temple in Punjab and demanded a "Sikh referendum by 2020."

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.

Ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary, security forces conduct flag march in Amritsar
India

Ahead of Operation Bluestar anniversary, security forces conduct flag march in Amritsar

Security forces conducted a flag march in sensitive areas of Amritsar to instil confidence among people ahead of the 32nd anniversary of 'Operation Bluestar'

SAD supporters in Amritsar raise pro-Khalistan slogans on Operation Bluestar anniversary
India

SAD supporters in Amritsar raise pro-Khalistan slogans on Operation Bluestar anniversary

The anniversary of Operation Bluestar went off peacefully amid tight security arrangements even as SAD supporters raised pro-Khalistan slogans.

1984 riots: Sikh group writes to Barack Obama seeking his support
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1984 riots: Sikh group writes to Barack Obama seeking his support

An umbrella Sikh group and a couple of human right bodies have written a letter to US President Barack Obama seeking his support for justice for the 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India that claimed 3,000 lives.

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.

Photos: Clashes inside holy Golden Temple leave Sikhs angry, ashamed
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Photos: Clashes inside holy Golden Temple leave Sikhs angry, ashamed

More than 12 people were injured when clashes broke out between the two Sikh groups Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. Both sides later apologised for the incident. Here are the images.

Amarinder against demands for UN intervention into Bluestar operation
India

Amarinder against demands for UN intervention into Bluestar operation

The 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar was observed today at Akal Takht at the marbled periphery of Harmandhar Sahib popularly known as Golden Temple.

Separate religion from politics: Punjab MPs on Golden Temple clash
India

Separate religion from politics: Punjab MPs on Golden Temple clash

The clash broke out between SAD (Amritsar) activists and guards of Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) task force during an event on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar at the Golden Temple premises in Amritsar today, leaving at least five persons injured.

Clashes erupt at Golden Temple on Operation Bluestar anniversary
India

Clashes erupt at Golden Temple on Operation Bluestar anniversary

More than 12 people were injured when clashes broke out between Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) at the Golden Temple.

30 years on: Rare black and white photos of Operation Bluestar
India

30 years on: Rare black and white photos of Operation Bluestar

Today is the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, when on this day in 1984 the Indian Army entered the holiest place for the Sikhs, the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

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.

Did Rajiv Gandhi play a role in Operation Bluestar?
India

Did Rajiv Gandhi play a role in Operation Bluestar?

Notwithstanding his status as recorded in government books Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale is a craze today in Punjab.

Against any memorial on Golden temple premises: Amarinder
Politics

Against any memorial on Golden temple premises: Amarinder

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Sunday said he was against setting up of any memorial on the Golden Temple premises.