Sunday, 2 April, 2023

Topic: khalistan

Day after Shah decried law & order in Punjab, a statewide drive by cops ‘to make presence felt’

Not just home minister Amit Shah, other opposition parties have spoken up against the AAP govt as well. DGP says search ops carried out in crime hotspots identified via data analysis.

Canada doesn’t support or recognise Khalistan referendums & stands for united India, says envoy

Cameron MacKay, High Commissioner of Canada to India, says Canadian intelligence continues to work closely with India and is 'on same page when it comes to extremism, terrorism'.

Killing of Ripudaman Malik, acquitted in 1985 Air India bombing, brings back painful questions

Canadian businessman Ripudaman Malik was allegedly the financier of the deadly Air India bomb attack plotted by Khalistan militants. There are clues it could have been stopped.

Modi and Trudeau talk security & trade in first bilateral meeting since 2018 debacle

Modi met Canadian counterpart Trudeau on sidelines of G7 Summit in Germany. The Khalistan issue, a major irritant in ties, was discussed under the larger umbrella of counterterrorism. 

Behind Golden Temple memorial to Khalistan terrorists, a bigger social-media war

A portrait of Dilawar Singh — who assassinated CM Beant Singh in 1995 — was put up at Central Sikh Museum in Golden Temple this week. It came with a tweet for the intended audience.

Khalistan on the Pacific: How the gangs of Punjab were born in Canada

Sidhu Moose Wala's murder has cast grim light on the growing reach of transnational criminal groups, whose toxic tide is washing over the youth of Punjab.

Instagram reels, Facebook videos & more — how Barjinder Parwana became Patiala clash ‘mastermind’

A self-styled religious leader and ‘influencer’, Parwana has been accused of inciting Sikh mob to fight radical Hindu groups who took out an anti-Khalistan march last week.

Our take on Prashant Kishor-Congress, fuel taxes, Karachi University bombing — in 50 words

ThePrint view on the most important issues this week.

SC should set an example for lower courts by avoiding delays in criminal trial

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Not ‘pro-Khalistan protest in Punjab after AAP win’, viral video is from after Deep Sidhu’s death

Many on social media platforms have claimed Khalistan separatists are carrying out rallies and have renewed their demand for a sovereign state for the Sikhs.

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File photo of smog in Delhi. Some doctors have called air pollution a bigger threat than Covid-19.| Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

Air quality is better but not enough to banish air purifiers. Here are options for your room & car

What’s the solution for people who cannot leave Delhi? Air purifiers from Dyson's expensive range to Xiaomi's affordable ones can be of help.

NFRA to conduct audit quality inspections of five audit firms

New Delhi, Nov 16 (PTI) The National Financial Reporting Authority (NFRA) will carry out audit quality inspections of five audit firms, including the...


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In a first, six women officers to enter prestigious Defence Services Staff College

As many as 15 women appeared for the examination, out of which six were selected, including one who has made it to the course along with her husband. 

Why military is more for asserting political will, not just about controlling territory

No matter what tactics, doctrine, or weapon system is used, the objective of any war is to control territory, argues Gen. MM Naravane (retd). But it's politics that matters most.