Protesters clash outside Indian High Commission in London

Sunday, 10/03/2019

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London : A clash broke out between groups of rival demonstrators assembled outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday.

Scotland Yard said one man was arrested for “breach of peace” during a face-off between UK-based Kashmiri and pro-Khalistan outfits chanting anti-India slogans and counter protesters chanting pro-Modi slogans.

The Metropolitan Police said the man was later “de-arrested, with no further action”.

Members of groups such as the Overseas Pakistanis Welfare Council (OPWC) and Sikhs for Justice clashed with counter-protesters from groups including the Friends of India Society, UK, during a demonstration called to protest against “atrocities on ethnic minorities in India”.

There were no reports of injuries during the clash, which involved several police officers intervening to control the few dozen protesters.

Images and videos of the clash have since been posted on social media, with either side blaming the other for turning a peaceful protest violent.

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Ranike’s PA, 5 others get 6-yr imprisonment

Wednesday, 30/01/2019

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AMRITSAR : Six people, including Sarabdyal Singh, personal assistant (PA) of former Akali minister Gulzar Singh Ranike, on Tuesday awarded six-year imprisonment by a local court for embezzlement of government funds.

 

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Don’t let tension affect work, say Sikh Americans

Thursday, 14/03/2019

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WASHINGTON: Sikh-Americans have urged the Indian government to ensure that the work on the landmark Kartarpur Corridor is not impacted by the tension between India and Pakistan in the aftermath of the Pulwama terrorist attack.