GOLDEN TEMPLE

  • Thrilled to visit the Golden Temple: South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley November 20, 2014

    South Carolina Governor Nikki Haley speaks about coming to India and what it meant to visit the Golden Temple. "I was thrilled to visit the Golden Temple," said Nikki Haley. ...
  • News 360: Delhi burns at 47 degrees, hottest day in 19 years June 6, 2014

    North India is reeling under a severe heat wave. On Friday the National Capital recorded a maximum temperature of 47 degree Celsius. However, Monsoons have hit Kerala. It is also likely to rain in Maharashtra and West Bengal in the next 48 hours. ...
  • 'Will take action against perpetrators of Golden temple clashes' June 6, 2014

    Sri Akal Takht member Giani Gurbachan Singh said that many people were injured in the clashes in the Golden Temple. Some antisocial forces sparked the violence. "We will investigate the case and take strict action against the perpetrators," he added. Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden...
  • Amarinder Singh condemns Golden Temple clashes, says SGPC must act responsibly June 6, 2014

    Congress leader Amarinder Singh said, "Such incidents should not have happened and it is the duty of SGPC to ensure the security of the temple." Earlier in the day, clashes broke out within the Golden Temple premises between two groups on the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. ...
  • What happened is unfortunate, but police shouldn't enter Golden Temple: SAD MP on clashes June 6, 2014

    Fifteen people have been detained after clashes broke out in the Golden Temple during a ceremony to mark the 30th anniversary of Operation Blue Star. Clashes broke out between the Golden Temple task force workers and supporters of the SAD (Amritsar) MP Simranjeet Singh Mann. ...
  • Watch: Nita Ambani visits Golden Temple in Amritsar May 22, 2014

    Philanthropist Nita Ambani visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Thursday morning. "There is a lot of peace and tranquility here," she said. ...
  • The Last Word: What should we make of the UK file on Operation Bluestar? January 16, 2014

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a swift investigation into claims of Britain's alleged covert involvement in Operation Bluestar. The British government said it will probe claims that a special force officer helped Indira Gandhi's plan the Operation at the Golden Temple in 1984. But Lt General Brar, who...
  • Operation Bluestar: David Cameron promises swift investigation January 16, 2014

    Britain's Prime Minister David Cameron has promised a swift investigation into claims of Britain's alleged covert involvement in Operation Bluestar. The British government said it will probe claims that a special force officer helped Indira Gandhi's plan the Operation at the Golden Temple in 1984. But Lt General Brar, who...
  • Lt General Brar rubbishes UK involvement in planning Operation Bluestar January 14, 2014

    Lt Gen (Retd) KS Brar, who led the offensive, rubbished charges that British special forces were involved in planning attack on Golden Temple in 1984. He said that Operation Bluestar was planned and executed by Indian military commanders. ...
  • IndiaUK ties were 'bad during Operation Bluestar', says former BBC bureau chief Mark Tully January 14, 2014

    Operation Bluestar has come back to haunt the Congress after 30 years. Declassfied British documents reveal that the Prime Minister Indira Gandhi asked for Britain's help to deal with the raid on the Golden Temple. ...
  • Government should come clean on UK's help during Operation Bluestar: Arun Jaitley January 14, 2014

    A Sikh member of the House of Lords in London has claimed that recently released top secret documents suggest former Prime Minister Margaret Thatcher's government helped Indira Gandhi plan the storming of the Golden Temple in 1984. ...
  • UK to probe Thatcher's association with Operation Bluestar January 14, 2014

    British Prime Minister David Cameroon has directed his Cabinet to investigate the claims that Margaret Thatcher's government may have helped Indira Gandhi plan the storming of the Golden Temple 1984. A Sikh member of the House of Lords in London has claimed that recently released top secret documents suggest that...
  • The Last Word: Is honouring Gen Vaidya's assassins disrespect to the army? October 11, 2012

    In a controversial move the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on Wednesday honoured the killers of former Army Chief General AS Vaidya in the Golden Temple, calling the Khalistani terrorists Sikh martyrs. ...
  • Would've died had I not fought the assailants: Lt Gen KS Brar October 2, 2012

    The man who flushed out terrorists from the Golden Temple in 1984, Lt General KS Brar, survived a bid on his life in London on Monday. Lt General KS Brar told CNNIBN that he would've died had he not fought off his assailants. Lt Gen KS Brar was the victim...
  • News 360: Army officer who led Operation Blue Star attacked in London October 1, 2012

    Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar, who led the Operation Blue Star against Sikh terrorists in 1984, was attacked and injured with a sharpedged weapon outside a hotel in London on Sunday. ...
  • Faceoff: Are Operation Blue Star militants being glorified? June 6, 2012

    The Akalis have sparked off a controversy on the 28th anniversary of Operation Blue star by raising a memorial for the militants killed in the operation and honouring former chief minister Beant Singh's killer. ...
  • Pakistan cancels controversial Gurudwara land deal March 27, 2011

    The Pakistan government, in a goodwill gesture on Sunday, canceled a controversial Gurudwara land acquisition deal. This was announced by the Pakistan Home Secretary during his visit to Golden Temple on Sunday. ...