Thursday, 18 August, 2022
TopicSikh extremism

Topic: Sikh extremism

Who are Nihang Sikhs? Sect accused of Sikh man’s ‘sacrilege’ lynching at Singhu

A man named Lakhbir Singh, 35, was Friday lynched for allegedly desecrating a holy text of Sikhs. Assailants cut off his hand and foot.

Canada firm, MP, PR person suspected for farmers protest toolkit tweeted by Greta Thunberg

Delhi Police has filed a case of sedition against unknown persons in connection with toolkit tweeted by Greta Thunberg to mobilise protesters in support of agitating farmers.

India shocked after Canada removes Khalistan from its report on terror threats

Indian officials described the report as a full retreat by Ottawa after Canada govt erased references to Sikh extremism in it.

On Camera

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Farmers plant paddy saplings in a field | PTI Photo

Good news from the farm as India’s FY22 foodgrain production estimated at record 316 mn tonnes

Wheat production estimate sees marginal upward revision to 106.8 million tons, though current rate lowest in 3 years.

Defence

IAF Su-30 MKI aircraft | Twitter | @DefencePRO_Guj

Russian defence industry team to visit India soon for talks on upgrading IAF’s Sukhoi fleet

Upgrades would include more better radar & integration of electronic warfare abilities. Russia also hopeful of inking deal with India to supply 12 more Su-30 MKIs and 21 MiG-29s.
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Tiranga vs Tiranga: Gloves are off as Kejriwal joins the ‘nationalism’ battle with Modi

Kejriwal’s maun vrat on Modi has ended. This is an important turn in Indian politics. In some ways rivalling the dramatic turn in Bihar.
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