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Operation Bluestar


Sukhbir Badal seeks return of artefacts ‘taken by Army’ during Operation Bluestar

June 07, 2019 6:48 am

Sukhbir said he placed three specific demands with the home minister, who reportedly said he would look into them.

Operation Blue Star Anniversary: Security blanket around Amritsar, Sikh hardliners take out remembrance march

June 06, 2019 6:07 am

Apart from coordinating security arrangements with the police, the SGPC will also be keeping a tab on the situation with the help of CCTV cameras.

A spectre not yet laid to rest

June 23, 2018 12:45 am

Events of 1984 still scar the Punjab mindscape. A People’s Commission and a Peace Memorial are needed.

SGPC bans media coverage at Golden Temple on Operation Bluestar anniversary

June 04, 2016 9:04 pm

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) banned media coverage, near the Golden Temple in Amritsar, for the anniversary of Operation Bluestar on Saturday, June 6.

Name of Bhindrawale team's key strategist not mentioned in prayer for Operation Bluestar martyrs, younger brother refuses robe of honour

June 06, 2015 9:52 pm

An irked Beant Singh, the younger brother of Gen Shabeg Singh claimed he refused to accept the robe of honour when he was called during the function to receive the same.

No cop at Bhindrawale village, stadium breathes new life into memories

June 06, 2015 2:34 pm

While it bears the name of their martyr, the stadium serves more as a reflection of peace and harmony now sustaining in Rode despite its once-violent history.

Gandhi statue vandalised amid UK Sikh protests over Bluestar

June 09, 2014 12:52 am

Graffiti saying "Never forget 84" and "We want justice #84" has been sprayed on the base of the statue in Leicester's famous Golden Mile.

RIP Khushwant

March 21, 2014 12:10 am

Khushwant Singh's passing marks the end of an era of journalism that is unparallelled in our country’s history.

Not raking up Op Bluestar, anti-Sikh riots issue for poll gains: Parkash Singh Badal

February 08, 2014 4:15 pm

Amarinder Singh, had alleged that Badal was in the habit of raking up the Op Bluestar issue at the time of elections to exploit the sentiments of innocent people.

High stakes

February 07, 2014 2:59 am

The government must overhaul the regulatory apparatus to prevent this from happening again.