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1984 Operation Blue Star


Amritsar attack: Son of Op Blue Star deserter wanted, his accomplice held

November 22, 2018 7:47 am

Amarinder Singh said the terror attack was carried out in active collaboration with the Pakistani establishment and the ISI.

Operation Blue Star arrests: Congress seizes upon Centre’s plea opposing aid

June 16, 2018 3:11 am

Congress MLA from Patti, Harminder Singh Gill, was one of the 379 people arrested from the Golden Temple in 1984 and later sent to a jail in Jodhpur. Of these, 40 filed a case for compensation after their release.

Centre challenges lower court order to compensate Operation Blue Star ‘victims’

June 15, 2018 8:17 am

Victims were allegedly kept in illegal detention initially in Amritsar and then in Jodhpur jail after Operation Blue Star had ended. In its plea, Centre has said that it was not in jurisdiction of Amritsar court to hear the petition and the plaintiffs had, in fact, joined terrorists during Operation Blue Star.

Operation Blue Star anniversary: 3 youths beaten up, detained for creating ruckus

June 07, 2018 4:35 pm

The three unidentified youths were caught by the task force of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, the apex religious body of Sikhs, and beaten up before they were detained, police said.

Work to build Bluestar gallery begins at Golden Temple

July 07, 2017 2:18 am

he construction work was jointly started by the Damdami Taksal chief Harnam Singh Dhumma, Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, and SGPC chief Kirpal Singh Badungar. The event was attended by many other heads of Sikh shrines.

Operation Blue Star: Sikh rights group seeks UN probe

June 07, 2017 9:42 pm

The Sikhs For Justice memorandum said Operation Blue Star "clearly violated the basic humanitarian law provisions for the protection of the civilian populations and for the protection of cultural objects and places of worship as set out" under the Geneva Conventions.

Blue Star anniversary: Rajoana asks Sikh leaders to maintain peace

June 05, 2017 4:30 pm

In a letter written from the central jail in Patiala, Rajoana appealed to all Sikh religious and political organisations to shun their differences and pay homage to the martyrs of Operation Bluestar.

Sikhs Detained ‘Illegally’ After Blue Star: Relief for 40, hope for others who were detained but gave up legal fight

May 11, 2017 8:17 am

While 365 prisoners were detained “illegally”, only 40 had appealed against a 2011 order rejecting the claim for compensation.

Brokerage firm accused of duping retired IAS officer; inquiry on

May 07, 2014 2:51 am

National Stock Exchange to hear case tomorrow

Lt Gen Brar says Op Bluestar never got any British assistance, but BJP wants ‘truth' to come out

January 15, 2014 8:34 am

Lt Gen (Retd) K S Brar said operation was executed by Indian military commanders.