KS Brar

  • Lt General Brar rubbishes UK involvement in planning Operation Bluestar 14-01-2014 11:23 PM

    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. ...
  • Akal Takht upset over jail term to Lt Gen Brar's attackers 12-12-2013 11:54 AM

    The Akal Takht on Thursday described as 'inhuman and harsh' a British Court's sentencing of three Sikh men and a woman for carrying out a revenge attack on Lt Gen (retired) KS Brar in London. Jathedar Akal Takht, the highest Sikh temporal seat, Gyani Gurbachan Singh said he has directed...
  • Lt Gen KS Brar's attackers sentenced by British court 10-12-2013 06:56 PM

    Three Sikh men and a woman convicted of carrying out a revenge attack on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar, the hero of the 1984 Operation Blue Star, were sentenced from 10-and half years to 14 years in prison by a British court on Tuesday. The pro-Khalistani supporters had tried to...
  • Two more arrested over attack on Lt Gen Brar 23-11-2012 11:49 AM

    London: British Police have arrested two more persons, including a woman, in connection with the assassination attempt in London on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar, the hero of the 1984 Operation Blue Star. Brar, 78, on a private visit, was returning to his hotel with his wife when he was...
  • The Khalistan episode cuts both ways, requires healing and reconciliation

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    Newspapers have carried extensive coverage of the news of the honouring of the killers of Congress MP Lalit Makhen and General AS Vaidya by the...

  • Govt to provide security to Operation Blue Star veterans 11-10-2012 04:26 PM

    New Delhi: Alarmed by the attack on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar in London and the widespread condemnation of it, the Centre on Thursday decided to provide security to all the veterans of Operation Blue Star. Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) after a security review meeting on Thursday also took...
  • UK: One more arrested in connection with attack on Brar 10-10-2012 08:22 PM

    London: A 29-year-old man was arrested here on Wednesday in connection with the attack on Lt Gen KS Brar, the Operation Blue Star hero, taking to three the total number of persons in custody in the case. In a statement, the Metropolitan Police said "a further arrest has been made...
  • Govt to maintain Brar security by troops 09-10-2012 09:59 PM

    New Delhi: Government on Tuesday took stock of the security of Lt Gen (Retd) KS Brar, who survived an assassination attempt in London, and decided to continue his tight security by army soldiers and ensure all stakeholders are informed in advance about his travel plans. The security of Brar, who...
  • London: 1 more arrested in Lt Gen Brar attack case 08-10-2012 09:47 PM

    London: One more person was on Monday arrested in Lt General KS Brar attack case in London. A 27-year-old youth was arrested in connection with the case and remanded to police custody. With this arrest, the total number of people in police custody in the case has gone up to...
  • Charges against Lt Gen Brar's attackers downgraded 08-10-2012 02:07 PM

    London: The charge in the attack on Lt General (Retired) Kuldip Singh Brar has been downgraded from 'attempt to murder' to 'intent to cause grievous bodily harm'. The charge has been downgraded since the injuries were not life threatening. Two men have been charged in the case. One of them...
  • Attackers of Brar to be brought to justice: Britain 07-10-2012 12:48 PM

    New Delhi: Britain has assured India of its determination to bring the perpetrators of attack on retired Lt General KS Brar to justice and said it will continue updating Indian officials about the investigations in the case. In a letter to External Affairs Minister SM Krishna, British Secretary of State...
  • Brar's no to relocation, says he is not a 'football' 06-10-2012 04:58 AM

    Mumbai: Lt General KS Brar, the Operation Bluestar hero who survived a bid on his life in London on Sunday, will resist any move by the government to relocate him, saying he finds Mumbai, his home of 20 years, "absolutely safe" and he cannot be treated like a "football". The...
  • Khalistan revival movement is very strong: Lt Gen Brar 05-10-2012 09:16 PM

    New Delhi: Retired Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar, who was attacked in London on Sunday, said the Khalistan revival movement is very strong and funds are coming from groups in Germany, Canada, US and UK. Brar reiterated that the attack was an assassination attempt on him and "not any message...
  • Attack on Lt Gen Brar: 11 more arrested in London 05-10-2012 07:30 PM

    London: Eleven more people were arrested in London on Friday in connection with the stabbing of retired Lieutenant General KS Brar, taking the total number in police custody to 15. Brar is known for leading leading 'Operation Blue Star' 28 years ago to flush out pro-Khalistani militants from the Golden...
  • 4 arrested in connection with attack on Lt Gen KS Brar 05-10-2012 03:54 AM

    London: Four persons, including a woman, have been arrested in London in connection with the stabbing of retired Lieutenant General KS Brar, who had led 'Operation Blue Star' 28 years ago to flush out pro-Khalistani militants from the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab. The four persons, including a woman, were...
  • London police treating Brar attack as attempted murder 04-10-2012 12:09 AM

    London: British police is treating the attack on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar, the Operation Blue Star hero, as a case of an attempted murder, a spokesman said on Wednesday, adding the four assailants were of Asian origin. The spokesperson of the London Metropolitan police also said that all the...
  • Attack on Brar was planned in Germany: Sources 03-10-2012 06:19 PM

    New Delhi: In the latest development in connection with the attack on Operation Blue Star hero Lt General KS Brar in London, sources have said that it was planned on June 6 in Germany. According to sources, the attack was planned at a meeting of radical Sikh outfits in Germany...
  • Lt Gen Brar did not inform about London trip: MHA 03-10-2012 03:13 PM

    New Delhi: Operation Blue Star hero Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar returned to India on Wednesday but questions are now arising on whether the government did not provide enough security to him on his trip to London. The Home Ministry now has said it wasn't informed about his travel plans...
  • Operation Blue Star hero Lt Gen KS Brar returns to India 03-10-2012 01:58 PM

    Mumbai: Retired Lt General KS Brar, who led Operation Blue Star in 1984, returned to Mumbai from London on Wednesday, two days after being attacked. Lt Gen Brar was attacked by four men with a knife in London. The Home Ministry is expecting reports from the External Affairs Ministry and...
  • Lt General Brar to return from London today 03-10-2012 08:48 AM

    New Delhi: Retired Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar who commanded Operation Blue Star is expected to return home two days after he was attacked with a knife by unknown assailants in London. The Home Ministry is expecting reports from the External Affairs Ministry and RAW on the investigation. The Home...
  • News 360: Lt General Brar says he's on Khalistan hitlist 02-10-2012 09:56 PM

    Lt General KS Brar talks about the attack on him in London. The Home Ministry demands a full report. ...
  • Police question witnesses in Lt Gen KS Brar's attack 02-10-2012 09:23 PM

    Lieutenant General KS Brar, the man who led Operation Blue Star in 1984, came under attack from four 'burly, bearded' men on Sunday night. ...
  • Govt waiting for MEA, RAW report on Lt Gen Brar attack 02-10-2012 12:34 PM

    New Delhi: The Ministry of Home Affairs has refused to comment on who could be behind the attack on Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar. The MHA sources have told CNN-IBN that the ministry is awaiting a report from the Ministry of External Affairs and RAW, which is expected in a...
  • Would've died had I not fought the assailants: Lt Gen KS Brar 02-10-2012 09:04 AM

    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 CNN-IBN that he would've died had he not fought off his assailants. Lt Gen KS Brar was the victim...
  • SGPC condemns attack on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar 02-10-2012 08:59 AM

    Lieutenant General KS Brar, the man who led Operation Blue Star in 1984, came under attack from four "burly, bearded" men on Sunday night. He said that CCTV footage and a mobile phone from the crime scene could help police find the men who attacked him at his London home....
  • CCTV footage can help police find attackers: Lt Gen KS Brar 02-10-2012 08:38 AM

    Lieutenant General KS Brar, the man who led Operation Blue Star in 1984, came under attack from four "burly, bearded" men on Sunday night. He said that CCTV footage and a mobile phone from the crime scene could help police find the men who attacked him at his London home....
  • Lt Gen Brar assailants had 'long beards': Police 02-10-2012 04:32 AM

    London: Scotland Yard has appealed for information from members of the public on the Sunday night assault on Lt General KS Brar, and described the four assailants as wearing dark clothing, long black jackets and having "long beards". Stating that detectives were keeping an open mind on the motivation behind...
  • It was an assassination attempt on me: Lt Gen Brar 01-10-2012 11:17 PM

    London: Lt General Kuldip Singh Brar, who was attacked in London on Sunday night, has claimed that it was an assassination attempt on him. "There were lot of hate messages on net, there were online threats against me. There were pledges to kill me," said Brar, who is known for...