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CPI(M) takes jibe at Arvind Kejriwal

Last Updated: Thursday, February 20, 2014, 19:39

CPI(M) took jibe at AAP leader Arvind Kejriwal for his remark "government has no business in business", saying it late British Premier Margaret Thatcher`s slogan before she privatised public services.

No records showing British govt`s involvement in Opeartion Bluestar: Salman Khurshid

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 18:53

Rejecting reports of involvement of Margaret Thatcher government in Operation Bluestar, Salman Khurshid said there are no records indicating this and entire operation was carried out by Indian Army.

Operation Bluestar: Akali Dal to bring adjournment motion in Parliament today?

Last Updated: Thursday, February 06, 2014, 06:49

Shiromani Akali Dal is likely to bring an adjournment motion in Lok Sabha and Rajya Sabha on Thursday over UK report on Operation Bluestar.

No evidence of involvement of UK in Operation Bluestar: David Cameron

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 13:05

British Prime Minister David Cameron has asserted that there was "absolutely no" involvement of the Margaret Thatcher Government in the 1984 Operation Bluestar by the Indian Army to flush out militants from the Golden Temple.

Report of UK involvement in Operation Bluestar `shocking`: Parkash Singh Badal

Last Updated: Wednesday, February 05, 2014, 04:13

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was unhappy over the disclosure that help had been sought from UK prior to Operation Bluestar.

UK has shared outcome of its enquiry in Operation Bluestar claims: India

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 22:40

India on Tuesday said it has "noted" the report and the statement made by the UK government that British assistance to India in planning Operation Bluestar to flush out militants from the Golden Temple in 1984 was "purely advisory" and "limited".

We had no choice: Indira Gandhi told Thatcher on Operation Bluestar

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 21:20

Former Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi wrote a personal letter to her British counterpart Margaret Thatcher soon after the 1984 Operation Bluestar in an attempt to justify her decision to send Army to flush out militants from the Golden Temple, the holiest Sikh shrine.

British role in Operation Bluestar was "purely advisory and limited": Hague

Last Updated: Tuesday, February 04, 2014, 16:59

Foreign Secretary William Hague said on Tuesday that British role in Operation Bluestar was "purely advisory and limited" and had limited impact.

Britain to lift turban ban at high-risk workplaces

Last Updated: Saturday, January 25, 2014, 20:42

Britain is set to scrap a ban on turbans at high-risk workplaces next week, a move that some Sikh groups see as a "sweetener" to deal with the fallout of the Margaret Thatcher government`s alleged role in Operation Bluestar in 1984.

Indira Gandhi asked Thatcher to stop helping Lanka militarily

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 22, 2014, 18:11

Former Prime Minister Indira Gandhi had asked her British counterpart Margaret Thatcher to stop helping Sri Lanka with military advice to crush the separatist Tamil Eelam movement in the 1980s, according to newly declassified documents.

1984 docs throw light on interesting nuggets in Indo-UK ties

Last Updated: Friday, January 17, 2014, 13:15

Declassification of confidential documents has thrown light on interesting nuggets in Indo-British relations 30 years ago besides triggering controversy over purported British help in Operation Bluestar.

No evidence of British role in Operation Bluestar yet: David Cameron

Last Updated: Wednesday, January 15, 2014, 23:37

David Cameron on Wednesday said there was no evidence so far to suggest that elite British special forces played a role in the 1984 Operation Bluestar.