New Delhi, Feb 23: In a welcome order, the Ministry of Information and Broadcasting ordered blocking of apps, websites and social media accounts linked to the proscribed terror organisation, Sikhs for Justice.
The SJF was proscribed by the Indian government under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act in 2019. The government said that the outfit was trying to revive terrorism in Punjab.
The government ordered the blocking of apps, websites and media accounts of the foreign based Punjab Politics TV which is closely associated with the SJF. The order said that the channel was attempting to use online media to disturb public order.
New Delhi, Dec 31: The National Investigation Agency has filed a case against Jaswinder SIngh Multani of the Sikhs For Justice in connection with the Ludhiana Blast case. Several other Khalistani elements too have been booked.
A team of the NIA is likely to Germany to question Multani who was detained after India provided concrete evidence and moved the diplomatic channels. The case against Multani was registered as the NIA needs to initiate proceedings to bring to India.
New Delhi, Dec 14: A letter has been shared on the social media regarding a warning by the Ministry of External Affairs. It says that the MEA has warned against anti-India activities and propaganda of Khalistan extremists around the people.
However officials have said that the same is fake. It states that the letter was issued on November 8 and was shared on social media platforms. Officials confirmed that the letter was never issued by the MEA.
New Delhi, Nov 16: New Delhi has conveyed strongly to the United Kingdom for allowing the proscribed pro-Khalistan outfit, Sikhs for Justice to hold a referendum on the secession of Punjab in October.
National Security Advisor Ajit Doval conveyed in strong terms India’s opposition to the allowing of a referendum on affairs relating to a third country. The message was conveyed to Doval’s counterpart, Stephen Lovegrove.
New Delhi, Feb 25: Furthering its probe into the Sikhs for Justice case, the National Investigation Agency has sought details of the social media accounts, Aadhar and bank account numbers of the persons recently examined by the agency.
16 persons have been examined by the NIA so far in connection with the SJF case. The SJF, a pro-Khalistan outfit is banned by the Indian government.
New Delhi, Jan 28: The original intention was to hoist a Khalistan flag at the Red Fort on January 26.
The SJF had planned on instigating the farmers to turn violent and a high-level meeting in the first week of January had discussed the same. It was easier to instigate them as there are land-lord farmers at the protest site.