Operation Bluestar

28 bullets were fired at Indira Gandhi, 80 bottles of blood administered to save her life

28 bullets were fired at Indira Gandhi, 80 bottles of blood administered to save her life

Today is the death anniversary of former prime minister Indira Gandhi, who was assassinated by her body guards Beant Singh and Satwant Singh on October 31, 1984.

Oct 31, 2017, 08:58 AM IST

Files related to Operation Bluestar should be made public: Union minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal

Union Minister Harsimrat Kaur Badal wants files related to the attack on Sri Darbar Sahib during the Operation Blue Star to be made public.

Apr 24, 2016, 22:42 PM IST
Make Operation Bluestar files public; people must know the truth, demands Subramanian Swamy

Make Operation Bluestar files public; people must know the truth, demands Subramanian Swamy

BJP leader Subramanian Swamy has demanded that the files of 'Operation Bluestar' should be made public so that people know the whole truth.

Apr 24, 2016, 12:01 PM IST

Do you think I can manage as PM: Rajiv had asked after Indira Gandhi's death

Pranab Mukherjee in the second volume of his memoir has talked about Babri Masjid demolition and Operation Bluestar amongst other things.

Jan 28, 2016, 21:41 PM IST
‘Pranab, I know of the consequences’ - Indira Gandhi to Mukherjee on Operation Bluestar

‘Pranab, I know of the consequences’ - Indira Gandhi to Mukherjee on Operation Bluestar

President Pranab Mukherjee in the second volume of his memoir, The Turbulent Years: 1980-96, has shared account of couple significant events during the 1980’s and early 1990’s.

Jan 28, 2016, 17:10 PM IST

Punjab BJP leader booked for hurting religious sentiments

BJP leader Parveen Manhans has been booked for allegedly damaging a religious hoarding on the eve of the 31st anniversary of Operation Bluestar here and posting objectionable content against a community on social media.

Jun 10, 2015, 13:13 PM IST
Pakistan's ISI funding pro-Khalistan groups in India, abroad: Report

Pakistan's ISI funding pro-Khalistan groups in India, abroad: Report

In the wake of recent violence inside Golden Temple on 31st anniversary of Operation Bluestar, a report in an international Daily said that Pakistani intelligence agency Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI) is funding pro-Khalistan groups in India and abroad.

Jun 08, 2015, 19:06 PM IST

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Five injured in clash inside Golden Temple

Five youths were injured in a clash inside Golden Temple here on Saturday when people had gathered there to mark the 31st anniversary of Operation Bluestar.

Jun 06, 2015, 13:35 PM IST

Tight security in Amritsar on eve of Operation Bluestar anniversary

Punjab Police have tightened security in Amritsar ahead of the anniversary of Operation Bluestar on Saturday.

Jun 06, 2015, 00:16 AM IST

Operation Bluestar anniversary: Security beefed up in Punjab

Security forces in Amritsar and other areas of the state have been asked to remain on alert ahead of the 31st anniversary of Operation Bluestar on Saturday.

Jun 05, 2015, 15:39 PM IST

Tight security in Amritsar ahead of Bluestar anniversary

The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) and Punjab Police are working in tandem to ensure that Operation Bluestar anniversary on June 6 passes off peacefully.

Jun 04, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

Police officer stabbed over removal of Bhindranwale posters

A police officer was injured after being stabbed allegedly by some Sikh youth protesting against removal of posters of Sikh militant leader late Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, killed during operation Bluestar.

Jun 03, 2015, 20:02 PM IST

SGPC probe into clash have no relevance: Dal Khalsa

Hardline outfit Dal Khalsa on Monday said a probe by the SGPC into the clash inside the Golden Temple premises will have no relevance.

Jun 09, 2014, 20:27 PM IST

Gandhi statue vandalised amid UK Sikh protests over Operation Bluestar

An iconic statue of Mahatma Gandhi in the UK has been vandalised in the city of Leicester apparently in protest against the 1984 Operation Bluestar military raid on the Golden Temple.

Jun 08, 2014, 23:34 PM IST

British Sikhs march though London to protest Bluestar

Hundreds of British Sikhs today held a march in central London to protest against Operation Bluestar 30 years ago.

Jun 08, 2014, 16:02 PM IST

Punjab MPs condemn clash inside Golden Temple premises

Terming as unfortunate and shameful the violent clash inside the Golden Temple during an event on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, Punjab MPs on Friday strongly condemned the incident and said that religion should be separated from politics.

Jun 06, 2014, 16:18 PM IST

Bluestar Anniversary: Violence inside Golden Temple leaves 10 injured; 21 arrested

21 people were arrested in connection with violent clashes that broke out between two Sikh groups inside the Golden Temple complex on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar on Friday left 10 injured.

Jun 06, 2014, 11:16 AM IST

Akalis, BJP equally responsible for Operation Bluestar: Amarinder

Former Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday said the Akalis and BJP were as much responsible for the Operation Bluestar as the Congress which was then in power both at the Centre and in the state.

Mar 30, 2014, 01:18 AM IST

British Sikh jailed for attack on Lt Gen Brar

A 26-year-old Sikh man was today jailed for 10 years for making an attempt on the life of Lt Gen (retd) Kuldip Singh Brar, who led the 1984 Operation Bluestar to flush out extremists from the Golden Temple.

Mar 22, 2014, 02:11 AM IST