Khalistan

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Punjab: Shaurya Chakra awardee, who fought Khalistanis, shot dead

16 Oct 2020

Punjab: Shaurya Chakra awardee, who fought Khalistanis, shot dead

Balwinder Singh Sandhu, a brave civilian who fought Khalistani terrorists for years, was today shot dead by unknown assailants in the Bhikhiwind village of Tarn Taran district in Punjab.

Centre attaches properties of pro-Khalistan designated terrorists under UAPA

08 Sep 2020

Centre attaches properties of pro-Khalistan designated terrorists under UAPA

The central government has ordered the attachment of properties of designated terrorists Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under the stringent Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act or UAPA.

Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

14 Aug 2020

Intelligence suggests terror strike on Independence Day, Delhi on alert

Delhi is on high alert as reports of a possible terror strike in Delhi within the next few days have surfaced.

Google just took down an 'anti-national' app from Play Store

21 Nov 2019

Google just took down an 'anti-national' app from Play Store

Google has a knack for removing bad apps, particularly those carrying dangerous malware or adware capable of disrupting your experience of an Android phone.

Hard Kaur plans to launch song supporting Khalistan movement

13 Aug 2019

Hard Kaur plans to launch song supporting Khalistan movement

Rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon aka Hard Kaur, who recently was seen voicing support for the Khalistan movement, will soon release a new song in support of the movement.

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

19 Jul 2019

After sedition charges, rapper Hard Kaur supports pro-Khalistan campaign

A month after she was booked for sedition, rapper Taran Kaur Dhillon, professionally known as Hard Kaur, has joined the secessionist "Referendum 2020" campaign, run by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), demanding a separate homeland for Sikhs, Khalistan.

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

29 Nov 2018

Sidhu's photo with pro-Khalistan activist sparks new controversy

Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, who has been facing criticism for his visit to Pakistan for the ground-breaking foundation stone laying ceremony of the Kartarpur corridor, has landed himself in yet another controversy.

UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions

19 Aug 2018

UK Govt distances itself from pro-Khalistan-rally that triggered diplomatic tensions

The UK Government has distanced itself from the issue of a pro-Khalistan rally organized by Sikh separatist groups at London's Trafalgar Square.

Jagmeet Singh criticized by Indo-Canadians for condoning Sikh separatism

18 Mar 2018

Jagmeet Singh criticized by Indo-Canadians for condoning Sikh separatism

Jagmeet Singh, the leader of Canada's New Democratic Party, has sought to get the Canadian Parliament recognize the 1984 anti-Sikh riots as "genocide", inviting criticism from Indo-Canadians for trying to promote a divisive agenda.

Trudeau supports "rogue" Indian hand in Khalistani terrorist Atwal's invitation

28 Feb 2018

Trudeau supports "rogue" Indian hand in Khalistani terrorist Atwal's invitation

After an almost-disastrous India visit, Canadian-PM Justin Trudeau continues to rub the Indian government the wrong way.

Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

28 Feb 2018

Radical Sikhs put forth their demands before Indian government

Radical Sikh elements have allegedly found a politically-conducive environment to revive the Khalistan movement in Canada, North American and European countries.

Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade and ink 6 pacts

23 Feb 2018

Modi, Trudeau discuss terrorism, trade and ink 6 pacts

After an eight day-long visit, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau finally held extensive talks with his Indian counterpart PM Narendra Modi on various issues like counter-terrorism and extremism. They also signed six key pacts.

Canadian PM Trudeau finally receives Modi's jhappi at Rashtrapati Bhavan

23 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Trudeau finally receives Modi's jhappi at Rashtrapati Bhavan

From rumors of Indian government's cold-shoulder to Canadian high commissioner's dinner invitation to a convicted Khalistan terrorist Jaspal Atwal, Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit has been marred by controversies.

Convicted Khalistani terrorist on Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's dinner guest-list

22 Feb 2018

Convicted Khalistani terrorist on Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's dinner guest-list

Controversies continue to plague Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit. Now, he found himself in an embarrassing situation as it emerged that a convicted Khalistani terrorist, Jaspal Atwal, was invited to an official dinner reception in Delhi.

Amid purportedly strained visit, Trudeau, Amarinder Singh discuss Khalistan

21 Feb 2018

Amid purportedly strained visit, Trudeau, Amarinder Singh discuss Khalistan

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's first India visit has been marred by reports that the government has given him a "cold shoulder."

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies

20 Feb 2018

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau's India visit clouded in controversies

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau is on a eight-day visit to India. But, it includes only half day of official engagements in Delhi. This has surprised many.

Resurgence of pro-Khalistan sentiment abroad: Should India be worried?

13 Feb 2018

Resurgence of pro-Khalistan sentiment abroad: Should India be worried?

The ban on Indian diplomats entering gurdwaras abroad, that started with India's Consul General in Toronto, Dinesh Bhatia's visit to Dixie gurdwara in January 2017, has now spread across countries.

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe

10 Jan 2018

1984 anti-Sikh riots: SC reopens case, sets up new probe

Even after three decades, justice has still not been served in the 1984 Sikh riots. It was one of the largest persecutions of Sikhs, who were massacred in retribution for PM Indira Gandhi's assassination by her Sikh bodyguards.

Did a senior UP cop help wanted Khalistani terrorist escape?

21 Sep 2017

Did a senior UP cop help wanted Khalistani terrorist escape?

In a major embarrassment for UP, Punjab Police has alleged a senior IPS officer of the state took Rs. 45L in bribe to release Khalistani terrorist Gopi Ghanshyampura.

India upset as Canadian PM attends event with Bhindranwale's photo

11 May 2017

India upset as Canadian PM attends event with Bhindranwale's photo

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau has ruffled the Indian government's feathers by attending a felicitation event where Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale's photos were on display.

Won't get into petty politics: Canada's Sajjan on Amarinder's remarks

19 Apr 2017

Won't get into petty politics: Canada's Sajjan on Amarinder's remarks

Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Singh Sajjan, on a weeklong trip to India, refused to respond to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh's comments on him being a "Khalistani sympathizer".

Amarinder Singh: Won't meet Canada's "Khalistani sympathizer" minister Harjit Sajjan

13 Apr 2017

Amarinder Singh: Won't meet Canada's "Khalistani sympathizer" minister Harjit Sajjan

Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh said he won't meet Canadian Defence Minister Harjit Sajjan during his expected visit to India later this month.

Nabha jailbreak: Amandeep Singh held in Jalandar with gun, ammo

03 Apr 2017

Nabha jailbreak: Amandeep Singh held in Jalandar with gun, ammo

Jalandar police apprehended gangster Amandeep Singh, who had escaped during the Nabha jailbreak, near PAP chowk in Jalandar.

Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier

15 Feb 2017

Police knew of planned Nabha jailbreak five months earlier

An FIR was registered at Kotwali police station in June 2016, five months before the Nabha jailbreak in which Khalistani terrorist Harminder Mintoo was freed, that stated four associates would help him escape.

Punjab jail-break: Mintoo contacted ISI from jail

02 Dec 2016

Punjab jail-break: Mintoo contacted ISI from jail

Authorities revealed that 2 days before the jail-break, Harminder Singh Mintoo contacted his ISI sponsored handler in Pakistan via Skype, from jail.

Mintoo arrested, cops admit to lapses

28 Nov 2016

Mintoo arrested, cops admit to lapses

Harminder Mintoo, the Chief of the Khalistan Liberation Front was arrested in Delhi barely 24 hours after he escaped from Nabha jail, Punjab.

Gunmen free Punjab's Khalistan Liberation Force chief  from jail

27 Nov 2016

Gunmen free Punjab's Khalistan Liberation Force chief from jail

In an alarming development, armed gunmen stormed the Nabha jail in Punjab and freed Khalistan Liberation Force chief Harminder Singh Mintoo and four others.