Tag Archives: Jammu and Kashmir

Indian Catholic School Bans Turban and Excludes Sikh Students

Baramulla, Jammu and Kashmir, India: A 107 year old Catholic school in Jammu and Kashmir banned the turban and excluded some 40 Sikh students from classes for wearing the turban last week. The St Joseph’s Higher Secondary School in Baramulla, 50 km from the State Capital, Srinagar, which has about 300 Sikh students, imposed the ban saying that the turban ...

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Operation Blue Star was political, hasty decision: V K Singh

Chief Gen V K Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: Former Army Chief Gen V K Singh today said Operation Blue Star, carried out in 1984 to flush out militants from the Golden Temple, was a “hasty political decision” and claimed the army was unwilling to carry it out. Singh, who was a major at the time of the operation, toldreporters here that the decision to send the Army ...

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