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Sikh community members call for unity against Khalistan extremism

In the serene suburbs of Auckland, the horrifying echoes of violence shattered a community when Harnek Singh, a respected radio host, fell victim to an atrocious assault.

Hardeep Singh Nijjar: Three Indian nationals accused of killing Khalistani leader appear before Canadian court

Three Indian nationals, who are accused in the killing of Khalistani leader Hardeep Singh Nijjar, appeared before a Canadian court on Tuesday (May 7, 2024) via video conference, media reports said.

Hardeep Singh Nijjar: Canadian Police arrest three in connection with Khalistani terrorist's killing

Canadian Police on Friday said at least three people were arrested and charged in connection with the killing of Khalistani terrorist Hardeep Singh Nijjar in British Columbia last year.

Canada’s descent into disarray and problem of Khalistan

As a recently disclosed police report paints a grim picture of Canada’s future, it’s becoming increasingly apparent that the once-prosperous nation is teetering on the edge of a precipice.

'Gratuitous advice' by 'unrelated' third party has no role: India's retort on China's remarks on Khalistani terrorist

New Delhi: Responding to China's remarks on the probe into the alleged foiled assassination plan targeting Khalistani terrorist Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, the Ministry of External Affairs asserted that India and the United States are capable of addressing any bilateral concerns.

Indian-American leaders demand action against terrorism

In a significant development, a group of influential Indian-Americans based in Silicon Valley convened a special meeting with senior officials from the Department of Justice, FBI, and local law enforcement agencies. The focal point of this gathering was to address mounting concerns over the exploitation of US soil for terrorist activities targeting India.

UK government takes firm stand against Khalistan funding, freezes hundreds of accounts

In a decisive move aimed at curbing anti-India extremism, Prime Minister Rishi Sunak’s administration has initiated a robust campaign to dismantle the financial networks supporting Khalistan advocates. A report from IDRW reveals that this effort has resulted in the freezing of over 300 bank accounts and the seizure of approximately Rs 100 crore (£10 million) associated with these supporters.

Rumors bought by circles in Canada led to worsening ties, both sides now seek solutions, says Indian envoy

Toronto/IBNS: India’s High Commissioner to Canada Sanjay Kumar Verma has said while the relationship between Canada and India is too large to fall victim to rumours and efforts are now on to seek an agreeable path, sadly in various circles in this country the disinformation was bought, leading to the worsening bilateral ties between the two nations last year.

Sikhs in North America: Debunking the Khalistan myth and embracing reality

The specter of “Khalistan,” an independent Sikh homeland, occasionally rears its head, often painted as a widespread movement within the Sikh community.

Sikh federation UK’s credibility crisis

The Sikh community in the UK, known for its resilience and rich cultural heritage, faces a troubling paradox. While the community flourishes in diversity and tolerance, the Sikh Federation UK (SFUK) casts a long shadow over its representation.

Terror finance tactics evolve: Khalistan terror group exploits tourism channels

In a startling revelation, Indian intelligence agencies have unearthed a novel method employed by the notorious terror outfit, Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), to fund its operations. Designated as a terrorist organization by India and several other countries, BKI has reportedly abandoned traditional hawala channels and, instead, delved into exploiting loopholes within India’s Money Transfer Service Scheme (MTSS) intended for foreign tourists.

The Khalistan referendum: A misguided pursuit of self-determination

On January 28th, hundreds of Sikhs lined up in California to cast their votes in the “Khalistan” Referendum, organized by the proscribed group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). This self-declared vote seeks to carve out an independent Sikh homeland from Northern India. While the SFJ touts this as a noble pursuit of self-determination, a closer look reveals a fundamental misunderstanding of both the principle and the necessary procedures for its legitimate exercise.

The deafening silence of West in face of Pannun’s violent threats

In a world that champions the ideals of free speech and condemns hate speech, the West’s silence in the wake of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun’s open and violent death threats is both perplexing and concerning. Pannun, a designated Khalistani terrorist, has brazenly issued threats against the Chief Ministers of Delhi and Punjab, yet the international community remains shamefully silent.

A handful of hate: How Khalistan extremism risks tainting Sikh community

The recent spate of violence-inciting threats from Gurpatwant Singh Pannun, a designated terrorist and founder of the banned Sikh For Justice (SFJ), is a stark reminder that a handful of Khalistan extremists can cast a long shadow over an entire community. From threats to blow up Air India flights to storming the Indian Parliament, and now assassinating the Punjab Chief Minister, Pannun’s rhetoric of violence stands in stark contrast to the very core tenets of Sikhism.

Indian-American Congressman condemns recent attacks on Hindu temple in US, says 'Hindu phobia should not be tolerated 

Indian-American Congressman Shri Thanedar on Wednesday said incidents like the recent attacks on the Hindu temple should not be tolerated.