In 2019, the Intelligence Bureau had warned that Pakistan is activating its K2 operation or desk. In Kashmir, it has roped in the JeM, while in Punjab it is the Khalistan Zindabad Force (KZF).
New Delhi, May 12: The bonding between the terror groups from Pakistan and the Khalistan forces courtesy the ISI is a well known fact. For years now the ISI has brought together these two forces with a sole intent of causing damage in India, especially in Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) and Punjab.
A report in the Times of India said that a new group called the Lashkar-e-Khalsa had been formed by the Kashmir-Khalistan (K2) desk of the ISI. This group is on overdrive mode to recruit youth on the social media, the report also added.
A minor explosion was reported at the Punjab Police Intelligence Headquarters in Sector 77, SAS Nagar at around 7.45 pm. No damage has been reported. Senior officers are on the spot and investigation is being done. Forensic teams have been called, the Mohali Police said in a statement.
New Delhi, May 10: The police are probing the role of two suspects believed to have fired the rocket propelled grenade at the Punjab Police’s Intelligence office in Mohali on Monday.
The investigation agencies have learnt that the suspects took a random shot and it was not a targeted attack. The incident once again brings the focus back on the drones which have populated Punjab in recent months. The police suspect that the rocket launcher may have been delivered with the help of a drone.
New Delhi, May 06: The busting of a Khalistan module in Haryana on Thursday only shows the extent up to how much Pakistan is meddling in the affairs of India. The investigation conducted by the police revealed that the arrested members were taking instructions from a handler in Pakistan at the behest of the ISI.
Four suspected Khalistani terrorists were arrested in Karnal, Haryana. They have been identified as Gurpreet, Amandeep, Parminder, and Bhupinder who belong to Punjab.
The police recovered a pistol and 21 live cartridges. The police said that the weapons were air dropped using a drone by one Harjinder Singh Rinda, a Khalistani terrorist based in Pakistan.
New Delhi, Apr 21: India will seek action against the pro-Pakistan Sikh radicals operating from the United Kingdom when talks are held wi
The Narendra Modi government has for the past several years seeking action against the Khalistan elements who have been operating from across the globe in a bid to destabilise India. Last year, New Delhi took strong exception to the UK allowing a referendum on the affairs of a third country.
India has repeatedly raised concerns over the lack of action being taken against these elements who are also involved in the radicalisation of the Indian diaspora by banned Sikh groups.In November last year, the Punjab police arrested a highly radicalised terrorist, Ranjit Singh. He disclosed that he had received a consignment of arms and explosives and had planned on carrying out terror strikes in Punjab.
New Delhi, Jan 20: The situation in the poll bound states and the National Capital has become a nightmare for the security agencies. The recent incident in which an IED was destroyed at the Ghazipur market in Delhi only goes on to show how volatile the situation is.
Prior to this a blast was reported in the Ludhiana Court, Punjab and this only added to the woes of the security agencies. While in the Delhi case, the NSG said that traces of RDX were found, the Intelligence agencies have said that this was part of a consignment that was smuggled in from Pakistan.
The state of Punjab will go to elections on the 20th of February, but before the elections, there have been alerts that Khalistani elements are once again on the move and are trying to distrust the peace and harmony in the state elections.
New Delhi, Jan 13: With the Punjab elections nearing, Pakistan is on overdrive mode to push its anti-India propaganda. The Intelligence Bureau and multiple agencies are keeping a close watch on the various social media accounts formed to spread hate and a disinformation campaign against India.
Punjab has seen scores of incidents in recent times where a thorough agenda by Pakistan has been attempted to be pushed. There have been targeted killings and also the recent Ludhiana Court blast.
On January 5, a major incident was reported when the Prime Minister’s security was breached. PM Narendra Modi was held up for 20 minutes in Punjab due to a protest that was ongoing on the road. The Supreme Court has even set up a committee headed by a retired judge to probe the incident and suggest ways of bettering securing the PM of the land.
New Delhi, Jan 10: There has been a sustained campaign by pro-Khalistan elements to bring back terrorism in Punjab. Be it undertaking blasts, targeted killings or trying to infiltrate the farmer protests, these elements headquartered abroad are trying to make Punjab terror infested.
Groups such as the Sikhs for Justice whose bosses are seated in Canada continue to play a dangerous role. Punjab has seen a lot of activity of late including the security breach involving Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the Ludhiana Court blast.