Khalistan

  • Former policeman creates ruckus in Jaitley's press conference 10-04-2014 08:03 PM

    Amritsar: Arun Jaitley faced a peculiar situation at his press conference on Thursday after a suspended police officer started raising pro-Khalistan slogans and asked the BJP leader to clear his stand on supporting SAD, whose chief he claimed had paid tribute to founder of the Khalistan movement Jagjit Singh Chohan...
  • Centre assures SC it will not execute death row convict Bhullar 26-02-2014 03:56 PM

    New Delhi: The Centre has assured the Supreme Court that death row convict Khalistan Liberation Force terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar will not be executed. The assurance comes in the wake of a mercy plea filed by his wife which is still pending before the President. The government has also...
  • Bhullar moves SC to commute his death penalty to life term 24-01-2014 10:43 AM

    New Delhi: Khalistani terrorist Devender Pal Singh Bhullar has approached the Supreme Court seeking commutation of his death penalty to life term. The court has listed his curative petition for hearing on January 28. Bhullar's petition comes just a few days after judgement where the Supreme Court ruled that a...
  • Anger in the country has to be brought down: Rahul Gandhi 25-07-2013 07:57 PM

    Citing the example of Punjab where peace was restored after a long period of militancy, Rahul Gandhi on Thursday said there was a "lot of anger" in India which should be brought down and the country should move forward by taking all sections along. "India is a thought...youths make it,...
  • US: Indian-Ameican Congressman Ami Bera joins Sikh caucus 08-05-2013 12:40 PM

    Washington: The newly-formed American Sikh Congressional Caucus, which is backed by groups and individuals who in the past have openly supported the Khalistan movement, has got a shot in the arm with Ami Bera, the only Indian-American Congressman, joining the group. Bera said he decided to join the Sikh Congressional...
  • Trial of accused in Brar attack case adjourned till May 20 12-04-2013 08:18 PM

    London: The trial of two Sikh men and a woman accused of attacking 1984 Operation Blue Star hero Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar in London has been adjourned till May 20 as the judge was busy with another case. Mandeep Singh Sandhu, 34, Dilbagh Singh, 36, and Harjit Kaur, 38,...
  • Punjabi film 'Sadda Haq' on Khalistan movement banned in Punjab 05-04-2013 11:24 AM

    Chandigarh: 'Sadda Haq (Our right), a Punjabi film based on real life events during the Khalistan movement, was tonight banned by the Punjab Government on the eve of its release across theatres in the state tomorrow. According to an official spokesman here, the step to ban the film till further...
  • 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...

  • Ambala RDX haul: KTF claims responsibility 31-10-2011 12:46 PM

    New Delhi: The Khalistan Tiger Force on Monday claimed responsibility for the Ambala RDX Haul, saying that the explosive were sent to terminate Congress leader Sajjan Kumar. Sajjan Kumar is a key accused in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Earlier on Monday, the Khalistan Tiger Force has issued a letter to...
  • Pak's ISI, LeT trying to revive Sikh militancy 13-10-2011 03:58 PM

    New Delhi: The foiled terror plot in Ambala which was meant to target Delhi shows once again how the Lashkar-e-Toiba is trying to revive the Sikh militancy in Punjab by forging a nexus with terrorist groups like the Babbar Khalsa. October 31 will mark 25 years of the assassination of...
  • Book by Congress vindicates our stand: Badal 12-06-2011 05:53 PM

    Patiala: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday said that the recent book published by Congress party vindicated Akali Dal's stand that leaders of the ruling party at the Centre was responsible for the 1980s crisis in the state. He, however, refused to comment on the allegation that militant...
  • Ex-Punjab DGP against clemency for Bhullar 30-05-2011 01:38 PM

    New Delhi: Former Punjab DGP KPS Gill has hit out at attempts to politicise the mercy plea of Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar ahead of elections in the Punjab. Gill said, "There should be no clemency for Bhullar and that politics is being played over it as elections are...
  • KLF functionary's mercy petition rejected 26-05-2011 08:34 PM

    New Delhi: After seven years, the go-ahead has been given for execution of two murder convicts that could start the process of clearing the long list of death row convicts, including Afzal Guru and Rajiv Gandhi assassination convicts, awaiting punishment. President Pratibha Patil has rejected the mercy petitions of Devinder...
  • Orphans of Punjab's militant past look at future 02-11-2009 05:48 PM

    KP Dhami planned orphanage during the years he spent in Punjab's jails. ...
  • Revival of Khalistan? Reunion planned in Europe 31-10-2009 03:44 AM

    Pak ISI officers are reportedly meeting Sikh militant leaders regularly. ...
  • Few supporters for Khalistanis' cause in UK 09-05-2008 10:22 AM

    London: Pakistan legspinner Danish Kaneria has been charged with corruption by the England and Wales Cricket Board (ECB) over spot-fixing in county cricket. Kaneria was accused in a British court in February of pressuring former Essex team-mate Melvyn Westfield into fixing part of a match and was heavily criticised by...
  • Indira's assassins glorified at Canadian Baisakhi parade 13-04-2008 12:33 PM

    Dubai: Pakistan captain Misbah-ul-Haq said on Thursday that critics should stop doubting the bowling action of his star offspinner Saeed Ajmal. Ajmal was named man of the match after his 10-wicket haul as Pakistan stunned top-ranked England with a 10-wicket victory in the first Test on Thursday. Three years ago,...
  • Sikh extremist behind attack on Dera chief 03-02-2008 07:28 PM

    Johannesburg: South Africa's vice-captain Hashim Amla on Sunday backed AB de Villers' appointment as skipper of the ODI and Twenty20 side, saying the wicketkeeper-batsman is the right man to shoulder the "huge responsibility". "De Villiers was a better candidate because I don't believe I would have been the right guy...
  • Sikh extremism resurges, Canada feels the heat 10-12-2007 10:47 AM

    New Delhi: Hot Spot will not be part of the Decision Review System (DRS) to be used during the 2011 ICC World Cup as the supplier of the technology was not willing to provide the cameras, according to an ICC spokesman. In October 2010, the ICC had announced that the...
  • Khalistan makes a quiet poll debut 06-02-2007 07:59 AM

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  • Expert Talk: Why Pak is a terror hub? 18-09-2006 10:14 AM

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