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New Delhi: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) MP Prem Singh Chandumajra on Thursday hit out at Chief Minister Capt Amarinder Singh for raking up "non-issue" with the visiting Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau. He said Amarinder had raised Khalistan with Trudeau which was now a "non-issue".
A Gurudwara dedicated to Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was inaugurated on Thursday, 22 February, at his native village Rode in Moga district of Punjab. The Sikh temple honouring the Khalistan separatist leader, who was killed in Operation Bluestar in 1984, was build by the Damdami Taksal, ...

Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau is visiting India and on Wednesday he travelled to Punjab where he told state leaders his country would not support anyone trying to reignite the movement for an independent Sikh homeland called Khalistan. An aide to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh said ...
Convicted Khalistani militant invited to dine with Justin Trudeau, event called off after row: The event was cancelled after the Canadian PM faced criticism from the media, which has been questioning his soft stand on pro-Khalistan groups. army chief says Assam's AIUDF has grown at a faster pace than BJP ...
Punjab CM Amarinder Singh meets Canadian PM Justin Trudeau, raises Khalistan issue. Both the leaders also discussed the strong bond that exists between the two places, largely due to an influential Punjabi community settled in the western nation. By Zee Media Bureau | Updated: Feb 21, 2018, 19:12 ...
Atwal is a Khalistan separatist convicted in the shooting of Punjab Minister Malkiat Sodhi in 1986. A day after Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau said he would not support Khalistani separatists, reports have emerged that Jaspal Atwal, a Khalistan separatist convicted in the shooting of Punjab Minister ...

There are no prizes to be won for understanding India's sensitivities: not counting the carnage at the Golden Temple and the 1984 riots, the Khalistan movement claimed over 21,000 lives, a staggering 5,265 in 1991 alone -- more bloodshed than Kashmir has ever seen through the course of its long history ...
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has expanded its investigation into the revival of the pro-Khalistan movement in Punjab to countries such as the U.K., Australia, the UAE, Italy and Pakistan. A Home Ministry official said that though the involvement of pro-Khalistan activists based in Canada had not ...
Canada's first cabinet minister of Indian-origin, Herb Dhaliwal, on Tuesday said focus of the Candian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau's India visit has been derailed by the "Khalistan issue". "It is very unfortunate that the Indian media has blown the Khalistan issue out of proportion. This has shifted the focus ...
A new brand of Sikh militancy has surfaced in Punjab -- educated, suave, clean shaven and mostly millennial young men and women from families with no links to the pro-Khalistan movement, according to police. Radicalised through social media by Khalistani groups active abroad, these young Sikhs are ...
Last year, a gurudwara committee had cancelled the booking by Indian Consulate in Canada of a Vancouver gurdwara for Akhand Path, and some pro-Khalistan groups claimed credit. Attenuated over the years, Sikh separatism is given a fillip for cheap political gains even by the Canadian Prime Minister ...
Operatives of Pakistan's espionage agency ISI are making efforts through moral and financial support to revive pro-Khalistan elements for anti-India activities, the government informed the Rajya Sabha on Wednesday. Certain elements in Pakistan are providing funds to separatists for secessionist and ...
While being negated from practicing their religious beliefs and finding themselves as side-lined by Hindu community in many walks of life, they decided to go for their separate homeland and gave that movement for freedom a name of Khalistan movement. The Khalistan movement is a Sikh nationalist movement that wants ...
In the 1940s the terms 'Khalistan' and 'Sikh State' were certainly known in the Punjab. There was also some talk of demands based on the idea of a sovereign Sikh State but a sovereign Sikh State or Khalistan was never a political programme of the Akalis, the most important political party of the Sikhs.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) has taken over the probe into six cases in Punjab in which the role of terror groups owing allegiance to the so-called Khalistan movement are suspected, officials said. Earlier, these cases were being probed by the Punjab police. An NIA spokesman said in a ...
Mohali: In the murder case of RSS leader Ravinder Gosain, a court of the National Investigating Agency (NIA) on Wednesday issued production warrant of Mulak, who was recently arrested by the Anti-terrorist Squad of the Uttar Pradesh police. Mulak was involved in a shooting incident at Meerut in which ...
Reports in the Canadian media have quoted Sohi as saying that "he does not sympathise with the cause (Khalistan), nor does he hear much talk about it in the (Canadian) Sikh community." Sajjan, who was refused an audience by the Punjab chief minister when he visited Chandigarh and Punjab last year ...

Sources said four militant organisations -- Babbar Khalsa International, Khalistan Liberation Force, Khalistan Zindabad Force and International Sikh youth Federation of Lakhbir Singh Rode -- were still out to revive militancy. Based on Moga police inputs, the NIA has also confirmed that Pakistan-based ...
The Punjab police in 2017 identified 21 foreign handlers of pro-Khalistan modules who provide logistics and training to terrorists in India, director general of police (DGP) Suresh Arora said on Thursday. At a press conference in Chandigarh to highlight achievements of the Punjab Police in 2017, Arora said ...
The Indian High Commission in Britain today defied a pompous ban on Indian diplomats entering gurdwaras issued by the pro-Khalistan Sikh Federation UK (SFUK). A minister at the mission visited a gurdwara in Southall in west London and met members of the Sikh community. Another visit to a gurdwara ...
Kirpal Singh Badungar President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee(SGPC) has out of blue raised the issue to Khalistan (seprate ...
They said whichever person from other communities that they found being vocal against Khalistan and Sikh radicals, they would target, said ...
The BJP has taken exception to the remarks on Khalistan made by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) chief, Kirpal Singh ...
Nothing wrong in raising demand for Khalistan: SGPC president ... nothing wrong in raising the demand for Khalistan", a separate Sikh nation, ...
Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Kirpal Singh Badungar said, "As per a Supreme Court ruling, nothing is wrong ...
ISI terror module: Fourth accused identified, names Khalistan ... the police on Wednesday interrogated Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief ...
Conflating Quebec and Khalistan is just subversive to Canada - by fomenting separatism from within, and justifying terrorism abroad.".
The book starts by ridiculing Khalistan and its supporters in these words: "I have failed to meet a single individual who could rationally explain ...
A video of Chawla has surfaced on social media on Friday where he is seen as saying "I have been a part of Khalistan movement, I have also ...
While outlining the evolution of Sikh secessionism in Western liberal democracies in the International Journal of Business and Social science, ...
The statement by pro-freedom group has come in the backdrop of SGPC president Kirpal Singh Badungar stating that the demand for Khalistan ...
Although late PM Indira Gandhi broke the backbone of the Khalistan movement in India long back, some in the international world still trying to ...
'Khalistan Referendum 2020' banners were placed all over Janam Asthan along with pictures of Bhandrawala Singh who was killed during ...
Thousands of supporters of Khalistan movement staged an anti-India rally at Times Square in New York on Thursday. They raised anti-India ...
Pro-Khalistan terrorist outfits Babbar Khalsa International, International Sikh youth Federation, Khalistan Commando Force and Khalistan ...
An act of terror committed by Sikh extremists who killed an elected chief minister of Punjab in India, a fellow Sikh, is making news in Canada ...
The movement in Punjab in the early 1980s for a separate Khalistan which resulted in the Indian army storming the Golden Temple in Amritsar ...
The modus operandi is similar to the one which was found in the case of the Khalistan militants. The ISI has been training the Khalistan ...
Inter- Services intelligence (ISI) is providing logistic and financial support to pro-Khalistan separatists to spew venom against India. However ...
Inter- Services intelligence (ISI) is providing logistic and financial support to pro-Khalistan separatists to spew venom against India. However ...
Inter- Services intelligence (ISI) is providing logistic and financial support to pro-Khalistan separatists to spew venom against India. However ...
PATIALA: A Patiala court on Wednesday acquitted Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) chief Harminder Singh Mintoo in a case pertaining to ...
PATIALA: The court of Additional District and Sessions Judge R S Hundal on Wednesday acquitted chief of Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) ...
The Khalistan movement refers to an persistent demand from a section of the Sikh community for a separate country, but this hardline demand ...
With a number of Khalistan supporters settled in foreign countries, security has always been the issue for any political leader or senior ...
The Khalistan movement that followed his martyrdom is testament to the foundations he had built through connecting with Punjabis of all ...
... Curriculum Research or Balbharati told the Bombay High Court that Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, a militant leader of the Khalistan movement, ...
... the explosion but 11 people were injured and one car burst into flames. The attack was carried out by a terrorist from the Khalistan Liberation ...
... the explosion but 11 people were injured and one car burst into flames. The attack was carried out by a terrorist from the Khalistan Liberation ...
... Sahani said Kala was "one of the most active" among Sikh hardliners who support a separate nation of Khalistan. police in Punjab said Kala, ...


 

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