Khalistan Current Affairs, GK & News

GoI blocks 40 websites supporting Khalistan group

On July 5, 2020, the Government of India blocked 40 websites that were linked to the Khalistan group. The websites linked to the campaign to register supporters to the Khalistan group. Highlights The Sikhs for Justice organization had launched a campaign to register supporters for its cause. The organization was declared unlawful by Government of ..

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Individuals associated with Khalistan Movement declared as Terrorist under UAPA act

On July 1, 2020, the Union Home Ministry declared 9 individuals associated with Khalistan Movement as Terrorists. They were declared terrorists under Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act. Highlights The Government of India had amended the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act, 1967 in August, 2019. According to the amendment, individuals shall be designated as terrorists. Prior to the ..

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India- Pakistan makes progress on modalities of Kartarpur Sahib

During the Second formal discussion between India and Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib, both India and Pakistan have agreed to following modalities for pilgrimage: Visa-free travel for the Indian passport-holders and OCI card-holders seven days a week. 5,000 pilgrims will be allowed to visit the Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara per day. Pilgrims will be allowed to travel ..

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Government bans Khalistan Liberation Force

The government has banned Khalistan Liberation Force (KLF) under the Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Act (UAPA) for its involvement in several killings, bombings and other terror activities during its violent campaign for the secession of Punjab. KLF will be the 40th organisation to be proscribed under the UAPA law. The ban comes in the backdrop of various ..

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