New Delhi, Jan 9: In the past two years, the Indian Agencies have cracked down heavily on Khalistan terror modules. At least 18 Khalistan terror modules were busted and over 95 persons were arrested.
New Delhi, Dec 14: The listing of Khalistan extremism as a real threat by Canada is an important move. The decision comes in the wake of India raising concerns about the threat from Khalistan terror groups.
Mumbai, Dec 13: Over the past couple of months there have been several warnings issued by the Intelligence Bureau about the rise of the Khalistan movement. While the Punjab police have been kept on their toes for sometime now, there have been developments relating to the Khalistan movement in other parts of the country as well.
An ISI backed hardliner, Hardip Singh Nijjar has been rounded up and questioned by authorities in Canada. India had issued a look-out-circular against him on January 23, 2015, and has since pursued the case aggressively with Canada.
Sikh youths are being trained at ISI facilities in Pakistan to carry out terror activities in India, the Union Home Ministry has told a parliamentary panel. Members of the community who are settled in Canada and other places are also being instigated against the country with false and malicious propaganda, the MHA also said.
The snub to visiting Canadian PM Justin Trudeau snub is being widely reported in media outlets. The Canadian Prime Minister, who is in India on a seven day visit was not received by Prime Minister Narendra Modi which set off speculation whether India was upset with Canada on the manner in which the Khalistan issue was being handled.
The handlers who directed the killing of RSS and other Hindu leaders have been traced to Italy, Canada and the United Kingdom. The Punjab police which is probing the case learnt that there is a systematic approach that has been followed to eliminate Hindu leaders by ISI agents.