Khalistani: News

12 May 2024

Canada

Fourth suspect arrested in Hardeep Singh Nijjar's killing case

The Integrated Homicide Investigation Team (IHIT) of British Columbia (BC), Canada, has announced the arrest of a fourth individual in relation to the June 2023 murder of Sikh separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

06 May 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Delhi L-G VK Saxena recommends NIA probe against Arvind Kejriwal 

Delhi's Lieutenant Governor VK Saxena on Monday demanded a National Investigation Agency (NIA) probe against Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal for allegedly accepting political funding from banned pro-Khalistan terror outfit, "Sikhs for Justice."

29 Apr 2024

Justin Trudeau

Canada: Pro-Khalistan chants interrupt Trudeau's speech at Khalsa Day Parade

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's address at the Khalsa Day Parade in Toronto was interrupted by pro-Khalistan chants from the crowd.

11 Apr 2024

Beijing

Nijjar killing: Trudeau blames ex-government for being 'cozy' with India

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau testified at a hearing that his government was committed to defending Canadians, including addressing the murder of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Report claims Indian government ordered killings in Pakistan; Centre responds 

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has categorically denied allegations of its involvement in targeted assassinations in Pakistan.

03 Apr 2024

Arvind Kejriwal

Kejriwal's arrest raises questions about AAP's Raghav Chadha's absence

The recent arrest of Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal has sparked a flurry of questions about the sudden absence of Aam Aadmi Party's (AAP) Rajya Sabha MP, Raghav Chadha.

09 Mar 2024

Canada

Well-coordinated: Video of Hardeep Nijjar's killing in Canada surfaces

A video allegedly showing the assassination of Khalistani leader and Indian-designated terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in Surrey, British Columbia, Canada, on June 18, 2023, has emerged.

08 Mar 2024

Punjab

Superintendent of Dibrugarh jail, housing Amritpal Singh, arrested for 'laxity'

The Dibrugarh Central Jail superintendent in Assam has been arrested for negligence after electronic devices were found in the possession of pro-Khalistani preacher Amritpal Singh and his aides.

21 Feb 2024

Mamata Banerjee

Sandeshkhali unrest: BJP hits out at Mamata, opposition

Expressing concern over the unrest in Sandeshkhali, the Bharatiya Janata Party on Wednesday hit out at West Bengal Chief Minister and Trinamool Congress chief Mamata Banerjee.

Video: Clashes erupt at Khalistani referendum event in US

Violence broke out at a "Khalistan referendum" event in San Francisco, United States (US), on January 28 (Sunday), per reports.

28 Jan 2024

Canada

Canada's outgoing security advisor says India cooperating in Nijjar probe 

Canada's outgoing National Security Advisor (NSA), Jody Thomas, said that India has stepped up its cooperation with Canada in the investigation of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar's murder.

20 Jan 2024

Ayodhya

Ayodhya: 3 suspects arrested have Khalistani links, say police

Ahead of Ram Mandir's inauguration in Ayodhya, the Uttar Pradesh Anti-Terrorist Squad (ATS) has revealed that three suspects arrested in the temple city on Thursday had Khalistani links.

20 Jan 2024

Czech Republic

Czech court rules Nikhil Gupta can be extradited to US

An appeals court in the Czech Republic has ruled that Prague can extradite Nikhil Gupta, an Indian national, to the United States (US).

17 Jan 2024

Canada

Permits to Indian students dropped amid diplomatic row: Canadian minister

A diplomatic dispute between India and Canada has led to an 86% drop in study permits issued to Indian students by the country in the last quarter of 2023, Reuters reported citing official data.

16 Jan 2024

Punjab

Khalistani terrorist Pannun's Republic Day death threat to Punjab CM

Khalistani terrorist and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) leader Gurpatwant Singh Pannun has issued a threat to assassinate Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and state's Director General of Police Gaurav Yadav on Republic Day, NDTV reported.

11 Jan 2024

India

Pannun assassination plot: US rejects Nikhil Gupta's request for evidence

The United States (US) has objected to giving defense materials to Indian national Nikhil Gupta, who is accused of conspiring to kill Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

06 Jan 2024

Canada

Canada: Hindu community to hold public forum amid extortion threats

Leaders of the Hindu community in Canada's Surrey will be holding a public forum on Saturday over the "current law and order situation" in the Lower Mainland, reported Global News.

05 Jan 2024

Narendra Modi

US: Hindu temple defaced with pro-Khalistan graffiti—2nd in 2 weeks

A Hindu temple, Vijay's Sherawali Temple, in Hayward, California, United States (US), has been defaced with anti-India graffiti and controversial slogans, triggering angry reactions from the Indian diaspora.

Pannun assassination plot: SC junks Nikhil Gupta's legal aid plea

The Supreme Court (SC) on Thursday rejected a plea seeking legal aid and consular access for Indian national Nikhil Gupta. He has been charged by United States (US) prosecutors with plotting to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in New York.

01 Jan 2024

Sidhu Moose Wala

Pro-Khalistani gangster, Moose Wala murder accused Goldy Brar declared 'terrorist'

The Indian government on Monday designated Canada-based gangster Goldy Brar a terrorist under the 1967 Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA).

Centre designates Canada-based pro-Khalistani gangster Lakhbir Singh Landa as terrorist

The Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) has declared Canada-based pro-Khalistani gangster Lakhbir Singh Landa as a terrorist.

29 Dec 2023

Canada

Canada: Hindu temple president's house allegedly fired upon by pro-Khalistanis

In a major development in Canada, Khalistani extremists allegedly attacked the residence of the Laxmi Narayan Temple President Satish Kumar on Wednesday (local time) in British Colombia's Surrey.

28 Dec 2023

Canada

Nijjar murder suspects still in Canada, under police surveillance: Report

Two men believed to have shot Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar dead in June 2023 in Surrey, Canada, have never reportedly left the country and will soon be arrested.

US: Hindu temple defaced with pro-Khalistani graffiti, India demands probe

A Hindu temple in Newark, California, United States (US), has been defaced with anti-India graffiti and controversial slogans, triggering outrage from the Indian diaspora.

21 Dec 2023

Justin Trudeau

'Tonal shift' in US-Canada relations after US plot revealed: Trudeau

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau claimed that India's ties with Canada might have undergone "a tonal shift" following the indictment of an Indian national for plotting an assassination attempt on a Khalistani leader in the United States (US).

20 Dec 2023

Narendra Modi

Committed to law: PM Modi on Pannun assassination plot allegations

Prime Minister Narendra Modi has broken his silence on an alleged plot by an Indian official to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, who is a United States (US) citizen.

Indian-American lawmakers warn Pannun murder plot could 'significantly damage' ties

Several Indian-American members of the United States (US) Congress have expressed concern over the alleged plot by an Indian official to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, who is a US citizen.

15 Dec 2023

Czech Republic

Forced to eat beef: Pannun's alleged assassination plotter seeks release

Nikhil Gupta, an Indian imprisoned in the Czech Republic, has filed a Habeas Corpus petition in the Supreme Court seeking the Indian government's intervention for his release. He was arrested for allegedly planning to assassinate Khalistani separatist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

'Aggressively investigating' attack on San Francisco's Indian consulate: FBI director

The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) is "aggressively investigating" the attack on the Indian consulate in San Francisco in the United States (US), FBI Director Christopher Wray told National Investigation Agency (NIA) Director General Dinkar Gupta at the NIA headquarters on Tuesday.

Fabricated: India denies sending 'secret memo' to consulates against Khalistanis

The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) has debunked a media report alleging it sent a "secret memo" to Indian embassies across North America, directing action against Khalistani terrorists, including the slain separatist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

FBI chief to visit India amid Pannun assassination plot probe

Director of the Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) Christopher Wray will visit India next week, United States (US) Ambassador to India Eric Garcetti confirmed.

06 Dec 2023

Afzal Guru

Khalistani terrorist Pannun threatens to attack Parliament citing Afzal Guru

Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun has issued a threat to "shake the very foundations of Parliament" on or before December 13, the anniversary of the 2001 attack on Parliament.

05 Dec 2023

Pakistan News

Pakistan: Khalistan Liberation Force chief Lakhbir Singh Rode dead

Khalistani terrorist and chief of the banned Khalistan Liberation Force, Lakhbir Singh Rode, has reportedly died in Pakistan of a heart attack. He was 72.

02 Dec 2023

New Zealand

NZ: 3 Khalistanis sentenced for plot to kill radio host

Three Khalistani extremists have reportedly been sentenced for the attempted murder of a popular radio host, Harnek Singh, in Auckland, New Zealand, in 2020.

India remains strategic partner but 'plot to kill' serious: US

India remains a strategic partner of the United States (US), and both nations will continue to strengthen their alliance, White House National Security Council spokesperson John Kirby said.

US blames India for attacking Khalistani, India says investigation underway

After the US Department of Justice (DoJ) charged Indian citizen Nikhil Gupta (52) in connection with a failed plot to kill a US-based Khalistani leader, India called it a "matter of concern."

India forms high-level probe committee over Pannun's alleged assassination plot

The Centre has set up a high-level investigation committee to examine allegations of a plot to assassinate Khalistani extremist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun in the United States.

28 Nov 2023

Joe Biden

SFJ chief Pannun claims Indian government wants to kill him

Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief and designated terrorist in India, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, has claimed the Indian government wants to assassinate him due to his involvement in the global Khalistan referendum movement.

Why India's cooperating with US's Pannun investigation, not Nijjar probe

India is cooperating with the United States (US) to investigate an alleged assassination attempt on Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, Indian High Commissioner to Canada, Sanjay Kumar Verma said.

US: Indian ambassador harassed by Khalistani supporters at gurdwara

Indian Ambassador to the United States (US) Taranjit Singh Sandhu was reportedly mobbed and harassed by a group of Khalistani supporters at the Hicksville Gurdwara in New York's Long Island on Sunday (local time).

27 Nov 2023

Justin Trudeau

India didn't kill Nijjar, relations with Canada better now: Envoy

Indian High Commissioner to Canada, Sanjay Kumar Verma, firmly denied India's involvement in the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

Khalistani leader Pannun threatens India of 'consequences,' invokes US sovereignty

Khalistani separatist and Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) chief Gurpatwant Singh Pannun has released a new message titled "Violence Begets Violence, Is India Ready to Face Consequences?" following reports that the United States (US) foiled a plot to kill him on its soil.

23 Nov 2023

Canada

'Logical consequence': Jaishankar on resumption of e-visa services for Canadians

External Affairs Minister S Jaishankar, on Wednesday, said the resumption of e-visa services for Canadians by India was a "logical consequence" of an improved situation between the two nations.

US thwarted plot to kill Khalistani terrorist Pannun: Report

The United States (US) government thwarted a plan to assassinate designated Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun on American soil, the Financial Times reported.

22 Nov 2023

Punjab

NIA raids 14 places in Punjab, Haryana over SFJ links

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) is conducting raids on the properties of individuals linked to the banned Khalistani group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) and its chief, designated terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun.

22 Nov 2023

Canada

India resumes e-visa services for Canadians 

India has resumed e-visa services for Canadians after a two-month pause, NDTV reported. This comes after the Narendra Modi government resumed visa services for entry, business, medical, and conferences in October but kept e-visas suspended.

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