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Gurmeet back in Burail Jail

Mohali, Punjab: On completion of his 28-day parole period, Sikh detainee Gurmeet Singh returned to the Burail Model Jail, Chandigarh, this evening. An accused in the Beant Singh assassination case, he reached the jail at 3 pm. He was accompanied by his mother Surjit Kaur, sisters Manjit Kaur and Varinder Kaur and brother-in-law Bhupinder Singh. Sikh activists Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, Harpal ...

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Sikh peer Indarjit Singh calls for closure on Golden Temple attack

UK: Lord Singh is widely known for his contributions to the “Thought for the Day” slot on BBC Radio 4, urging religious tolerance in gentle, measured tones, but his influence extends far beyond the breakfast table. This tireless campaigner is currently demanding an apology from the British government over its possible involvement – revealed this week – in the 1984 ...

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SGPC: No heavy vehicles near Golden Temple

Chandigarh: To preserve the Golden Temple’s sheen, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and the authorities concerned have adopted a slew of measures, including the deployment of electricity-operated four-wheelers. As a petition in public interest on preservation of Golden Temple came up for hearing, the Punjab and Haryana High Court was informed that the electric four-wheelers had been deployed to ferry the ...

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UK’s MI-5 officers visited Golden Temple: RAW officer’s book

New Delhi: Former Additional Director of the Research & Analysis Wing B Raman notes in his memoirs that at the request of the then RAW Chief RN Kao, two officers of the British Security Service (MI-5) had visited the Golden Temple as tourists and advised then Prime Minister Indira Gandhi to be patient and avoid action or use of police force. ...

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Ex-RAW official confirmed UK role in book: Dal Khalsa

Amritsar, Punjab: Radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa today claimed that former R&AW officer B Raman had also revealed in his book that officers of the British Security Service (MI-5) visited the Golden Temple to assess the ground situation before giving their advice to then Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi prior to Operation Bluestar in 1984. In a statement released here today, ...

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