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Create interfaith group for peace in India

New Delhi: The Sikh Forum today called for constituting an ‘inter-faith group’ with members of all the religions in order to spread peace and harmony and avoid killing of innocent people in the name of religion. It also suggested making a report on Operation Blue Star to provide all information about the incident. Taking part in an annual discussion organized ...

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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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The still warm embers of Operation Blue Star

Amritsar,Punjab: The government is both unable and unwilling to prevent radical organisations from exploiting the continuing anger over the storming of the Golden Temple Every year when it happens, the country sits up with concern. In Punjab though, the death anniversaries of the assassins of former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who ordered the attack on the Golden Temple, or those ...

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Sri Akal Takht Sahib honours Bhai Satwant Singh and Bhai Kehar Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: As politics play dirty tricks, top leadership of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the ruling Akali Dal, stayed away from a function within the Golden Temple complex, where the Jathedar of the Akal Takht, Giani Gurbachan Singh honoured on Sunday Bhai Satwant Singh and Bhai Kehar Singh. At a function organised to mark the 24th anniversary of ...

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Three decades after Operation Bluestar – biased media outlets still stalk the Sikh Communit

Canada: The name “Jonathan Kay” is little known in South Asia. But in Canada, Kay’s biased editorials against the Sikh community, are considered the most ignorant, and belligerent, articles against minorities in Canada’s modern history. Many Sikh activists call his technique a deliberate tool that is utilized to instigate hatred towards the minority Sikh community residing within Canada. Specifically, Kay ...

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