Thursday, 1 December, 2022

Topic: khalistan

Farmer unions bar Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu from speaking on stage over ‘diverting attention’

Farmer organisations have announced that Deep Sidhu's aide and former gangster-turned-activist Lakha Sidhana will also not be allowed to to speak from their stage.

I am from a farmer’s family, not using these protests for stardom, actor Deep Sidhu says

In interview to ThePrint, Punjabi actor Deep Sidhu also says he only campaigned for BJP's Sunny Deol as he is a brother to him.

Terror module of banned Khalistan group busted, says Punjab Police, arrests 2

Punjab Police claims the two arrested members of Khalistan Zindabad Force had been instigated by a Canada-based man to carry out killings in the state.

Khalistan issue has no traction left in Canada, just like in Punjab, says Indian envoy Bisaria

Ajay Bisaria says Canada is bullish on the Indian economy despite gloomy forecasts, and is reconsidering its relationship with China.

Rashpal Singh Chandra: Why Hindus of Punjab’s Katani Kalan village hailed this Sikh militant

The anti-Hindu and anti-Congress narrative do not completely define Punjab's militancy movement. This anecdote shows why the sage of militancy is layered.

Trudeau’s disastrous trip makes way for focus on trade in India-Canada ties

High Commissioner to India Nadir Patel says Canada has made its position on Khalistan very clear & that it supports India’s territorial integrity.

Imran Khan’s fantasy to revive Khalistan isn’t happening because Sikhs aren’t gullible

India isn’t made of porcelain. Kartarpur Sahib is open. It’s our moment of collective joy. Switch off that TV neurosis on the ‘return of Khalistan’.

5 Khalistani leaders in Pakistan on India’s radar ahead of Kartarpur Corridor opening

According to intelligence agencies, there are pro-Khalistan leaders in Pakistan who have emerged as 'threats' as they are attempting to revive the Khalistan movement.

Modi faces lawsuit in Houston, and there’s a Khalistani lawyer behind the complaint

A court in Houston has issued summons to Modi and Amit Shah, alleging “unilateral annexation” of Jammu and Kashmir on 5 August.

Why Modi govt has erased a 35-year-old unofficial blacklist of Sikh foreign nationals

Home ministry has said 312 of the 314 names on the blacklist have been removed, meaning many former Khalistani radicals are now allowed to enter India.

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A group picture of Supreme court judges at Supreme Court in New Delhi | Praveen Jain | ThePrint

Ambedkar rejected collegium system, said CJI supremacy on judges’ appointment is dangerous

In May 1949, the Constituent Assembly debated the Collegium system, only to reject it thrice. Now the SC is assuming that role once again.
Representational image | Reuters

India’s economic growth at 6.3% for second quarter, slower than previous months

Government capital spending increased more than 40% during the quarter as it stepped up expenditure on roads to railways, according to official data on Wednesday.


A soldier with 'Arjun', a black kite trained to down enemy drones, during the Yudh Abhyas exercise being held in Auli, Uttarakhand | Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

It’s a plane, no it’s a bird! Army’s training eagles & falcons to swoop down on hostile drones

The birds are also being trained for surveillance at Remount Veterinary Corps Centre in Meerut, with cameras fitted to their heads to record videos.

A Gujarat gamble: A likely reason Rahul is not giving Modi a fight this assembly election

I'd rather not buy idea that Rahul's holding his fire until 2024. More likely, Congress believes Karnataka offers best chance of winning a Gujarat-sized state if Gujarat is too challenging.