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Punjab on the Brink: Rising Tides of Khalistani Terrorism and Gangsterism threatening the State’s Stability?   

Punjab on the Brink: Rising Tides of Khalistani Terrorism and Gangsterism threatening the State’s Stability?  

For several decades, the separatist groups in Punjab have been pursuing the establishment of an independent Sikh-majority state known as ‘Khalistan’, a Sikh theocratic homeland. These groups have resorted to violent and terrorist activities, such as bombings, assassinations, and armed attacks against Indian Security Forces in the past. Among the prominent groups are Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), Bhindranwale Tiger Force[Read More…]

by 13/03/2023 Comments are Disabled India
The Khalistan Question: An Interview with Pritam Singh

The Khalistan Question: An Interview with Pritam Singh

Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale (centre) and other militant fighters led an insurgency inside the Golden Temple complex, demanding an autonomous Sikh state. In the infamous Operation Blue Star of June 1984, the Indian army killed Bhindranwale and cleared the complex. Many remember him as the first martyr of the Khalistan movement. Image: Merepix This year, Punjabis will hold a referendum (known as[Read More…]

by 09/06/2020 Comments are Disabled India
Confusion About ‘Nation-State’ Is Dangerous For Sikhs

Confusion About ‘Nation-State’ Is Dangerous For Sikhs

  Of late, some thinkers of the Sikhs, a minority constituting less than two per cent of India’s population, are praising and advocating for a separate ‘nation-state’ as the best political solution for the emancipation of the besieged community. Such thinkers go to the extent of harrying and hounding those Sikh intellectuals who oppose the concept of ‘nation-state’, a Western[Read More…]

by 12/01/2017 2 comments India
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