Amritsar, Dec 3: Over the past couple of days, one has got to witness plenty of politics that has played out over the Kartarpur Corridor. Navjot Singh Sidhu, in particular found himself in the midst of several controversies.
Amritsar, Dec 3: The Punjab Police had recently arrested several students from Kashmir in connection with a terror probe. Two weeks back, there was an input from the Intelligence Bureau that spoke about terrorists of the Jaish-e-Mohammad infiltrating into Punjab to carry out a terror strike. The Jaish it may be recalled had carried out the big attack on the Pathankot air base.
Amritsar, Nov 21: The police are probing the possible motive behind the Amritsar attack. It is clear now that the attack was primarily aimed at reviving terrorism in Punjab. However the ISI has adopted various methods to create unrest within Punjab. In recent times, one has witnessed the killing of Hindu leaders in Punjab, aimed at creating communal tensions in the state.
The latest attack too could have been carried out to drive a wedge between the Nirankari and Sikhs in Punjab who have had a troubled past. While the police are investigating this angle, the spokesperson of the Dal Khalsa, Kanwar Pal Singh Bittu said that the probe should not be perceived from the prism of the Sikh-Nirankari clash of 1978.
New Delhi, Nov 20: The attack at Amritsar has once again triggered the debate on the rise of Khalistan militancy in Punjab. Preliminary investigations into Sunday’s attack which claimed three lives revealed that the ISI had stage managed this attack to create a wedge between the Sikhs and the Nirankaris.
Amritsar, Nov 19: There has been a sustained effort to create communal tensions in Punjab in a bid to revive militancy. The attack on Sunday could have been one such attempt in that direction, Intelligence Bureau officials feel.
Amritsar, Nov 19: On September 14, four low intensity grenades were hurled at the Maqsudan police station in Jalandhar. Two police men were injured in the incident.
Amritsar, Nov 19: On Sunday, three persons were killed in an act of terror here after a grenade was lobbed on a religious congregation. The police said after the incident that they were treating this as an act of terror.
Amritsar, Nov 17: There have been a spate of incidents being reported from Punjab in the past couple of months, which have led to an uneasy sense of calm. It began with the Referendum 2020, which led to several modules being busted.
Jammu, Nov 16: A day ahead of the Jammu and Kashmir Panchayat elections, a high alert has been sounded cautioning of terror attacks that would be staged by Pakistan based terrorist groups.
The arrest of BrahMos Aerospace engineer Nishant Agrawal for leaking data from the centre’s Nagpur facility, has once again exposed the faultiness of a system, revealing how vulnerable some are to international agencies such as Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI).