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Khalistani militant wanted in over 50 cases arrested in Delhi

Police claimed that the accused was involved in more than 50 cases pertaining to terror related activities, murder of police officers, and bank dacoities in Punjab, Delhi, Rajasthan and Madhya Pradesh during the 1980s.

Punjab: Ex-MLA faces probe in 36-yr-old murder case

After conducting an inquiry, Tarn Taran police produced challan under Section 302, 307, 452, 34 of the IPC. The court has fixed the next hearing on March 13.


Former Punjab DGP Kirpal Dhillon dead

Dhillon was handpicked by then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi for posting as Punjab Director-General of Police to rejuvenate and revamp Punjab police after the June 1984 Operation Blue Star.

New papers reveal attempts to ban British Sikh protests after Operation Blue Star

While the papers do not shed any further light on alleged British involvement in the army operation at the Golden Temple in Amritsar, they reflect a preoccupation with not upsetting then Rajiv Gandhi led government in order to secure lucrative trade deals.

Operation Blue Star arrests: Punjab to pay full compensation amount if Centre doesn’t give its share

The detainees were arrested and detained in Jodhpur prison following ‘Operation Blue Star’ in June 1984.

Operation Blue Star anniversary: Five RAF companies deployed across Punjab

In the run-up to the anniversary, Punjab Police have also busted a few modules which allegedly operated at the behest of foreign-based handlers to cause communal disturbances.


Operation Blue Star anniversary: Pro-Khalistan Sikhs raise anti-India slogans inside Golden Temple Complex, clash with SGPC members

Video footage of the incident, accessed by IANS, showed task force members attacking the radicals who allegedly raised pro-Khalistan and anti-India slogans.

New report calls for probe into UK role in Operation Blue Star

The report claims that the then British Prime Minister, Margaret Thatcher, had sent an SAS officer to advise Indian Army ahead of the operation at the Sikh shrine in June 1984 and "demonstrated Britain's complete support for a military solution".

Operation Blue Star: SGPC to build memorial for Sikh ‘Dharmi Faujis’

Many Sikh soldiers had quit their barracks as soon as the Army began Operation Blue Star in 1984. Some of these soldiers were killed in their attempt to move towards Golden Temple. Many who survived quit the Army

With Akhand Path today, work set to start on Operation Blue Star gallery

On Tuesday, an Akhand Path will begin inside Blue Star Memorial Gurdwara which will lead to commencement of construction of the gallery from Thursday, the day the uninterrupted recitation of Guru Granth Sahib will end. It was constructed inside Golden Temple premises in 2013.

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Operation Bluestar: Rare pictures from Express archives

The Operation Blue Star was planned by the Indira Gandhi government in collaboration with the Indian Army. Lasting ten days, it was carried out using tanks, helicopters and artillery.

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