Sunday, 22 May, 2022

Topic: Khalistani

Mohali rocket attack: Punjab police arrests 5 key conspirator in Canada

The state’s DGP said the mastermind was in touch with Khalistani terror group Babbar Khalsa International and Pakistan’s ISI.

‘Old Russian-made’ rocket-propelled grenade & ‘Khalistani terrorist’ focus of Mohali blast probe

Harvinder Singh Rinda — described as a 'gangster-turned-Khalistani terrorist' — has been named as mastermind of attack on Punjab Police intelligence office in Mohali Monday.

Ahead of PM Modi’s US visit, MEA expresses concern over Khalistani groups on American soil

Referring to a report by Hudson Institute about the separatist groups, Bagchi said it reflected how Pakistan was continuing efforts to undertake activities against India from the US.

Pakistan-backed separatist Khalistani groups gaining ground in US, report says

The report, published by think-tank Hudson Institute, examined the conduct of Khalistan and Kashmir separatist groups within the US to investigate their support by Pakistan.

Why alarm bells are ringing in Punjab over Deep Sidhu and Lakha Sidhana’s growing support base

The two have emerged from the farmers’ agitations and are known to harbour extremist views. With the protests prolonging, police fear the duo are gaining a following in Punjab.

Sikhs For Justice — banned pro-Khalistan group alleged to be involved in farmers’ protest

Lawyers have alleged in the Supreme Court that the secessionist US-based group is offering money for participation in farmers’ protest.

A government of the 38% people, by 38% of the people, for 38% of the people

The Modi government’s actions show it cares only for the approval of those who have voted for it.

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.

Don’t want to be sucked into internal petty politics of any state – Canadian Minister Sajjan

Canadian defence minister rebuts Punjab CM Amarinder Singh’s controversial charge of being a Khalistani and asserts his Sikh roots. SANYA DHINGRA

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Inflation made luxury cars even more expensive but sales remain in fast lane. See Mercedes

For years, the luxury car market in India was biased towards the entry-level. But today, cars below Rs 40 lakh account for the smallest fraction of sales.

World’s $300 trillion in debt. Here’s what it means for services like health, education

To meet debt payments, at least 100 countries will have to reduce spending on essential services, the IMF estimates.


File photo of a defence personnel armed with a SiG 716 rifle near the Line of Control | Photo: Snehesh Alex Philip | ThePrint

India to ink ‘repeat order’ deal for 73,000 SiG 716 rifles from the US

In February 2019, 72,400 SiG 716 rifles of 7.62 x 51mm calibre were contracted from SIG Sauer Inc, USA, under government's 'Buy (Global) category', through fast track procedure.

Mandir or Masjid? New surveys not needed, just acceptance of truth & move towards reconciliation

That temples were destroyed and mosques built is undisputed history. The past can’t be changed, but we can’t deny the wrongs of the past either before we consider reconciliation.