Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story (Part V)

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During the 80s, terrorism claimed several innocent lives; we saw two instances in the previous story – Harjinder Singh and Subhash Chandra. Besides, these two families, other numerous families who got affected by the radical groups at that time.  The analysis contributes to an understanding of the insurgency in Punjab that took as many lives as it can.   Umranangal family also lost their loved ones during the insurgency in Punjab. Jathedar Jiwan Singh Umranangal has always raised a voice against what he considered wrong.

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Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story (Part IV)

Khalistani terror footprint in Punjab

Continuing the story, in this story of Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story Part IV, we are going to have a look at various other lives affected by terrorism during the 80s. Subhash Chandra had a daily supply shop in a small village, Rahimabad (Gurdaspur District). He used to keep his shop open till the late hours so that the people returning back home from their respective jobs and the people working in the fields can buy necessary things on

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Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story (Part III)

Khalistan insurgency affect the much larger Punjab

In this part of the series, Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story Part 3 we see Preeto along with other women visiting the house to feed the goats, buffaloes, chicken,and, most importantly,remembering the departed souls of their family. They wander through the empty rooms and the courtyard where they found the clay floor covered with dark patches. These patches were nothing but blood stains and funeral pyres. While standing at the exact spot where the terrorists took the precious lives

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Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story (Part II)

Punjab Insurgency – An untold story Part II

In the last part, Punjab Insurgency – An untold story (Part 1) we saw how the men of Jhanjoti, a village near Amritsar, suffered at the hands of the terrorists. It is both disturbing and frightening, even to imagine what Rooprani and Surjit Rani went through on that horrible night. Men were dragged from their houses and killed at point-blank range; this was undoubtedly a barbaric act.   Just the thought of losing your loved ones is enough to give

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Punjab Insurgency – An untold story (Part 1)

Punjab Insurgency – An Untold Story

It is through the daily roll call of death that you can have a record of the massacre that took place during the 80s in one of the prosperous states of India, i.e. Punjab. In 1986, the number of people killed in terrorist killings was more than 600. However, the number reduced to mere 60 in 1985, but still the numbers are quite staggering. The numbers cannot expound the mental agony of all those people who lost their loved ones.

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Another Step Towards Fair Probe in PS Umranangal Case

Fair Probe in PS Umranangal Case

Paramraj Singh Umranangal (Inspector General), who is currently facing the charges of Kotkapura firing, enquired from the court the call details of SIT (Special Investigation Team) and their supporting staff. Another step towards fair probe in PS Umranangal case, SIT Chargesheet point fingers at Mantar Singh Brar over police firing. SIT is probing to know the real culprit of Kotkapura sacrilege. IG Paramraj Singh Umranangal, through his counsel, also claimed the records by filing two separate applications in Faridkot court.

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IG Umranangal Kotkapura Case Disclosure in SIT ChargeSheet

2015 Kotkapura Incident & Firing Conspiracy

Big disclosure in SIT’s charge sheet. According to the charge sheet page 48, the SIT found that there was a peaceful protest going on from the protesters sitting at the residence. There was nothing which has forced them to do anything wrong until someone provokes them to do so.  According to the SIT, the shootings on the protesters were a deliberate conspiracy and the conspiracy was led by a high profile politician, a police officer, a Dera chief, and his

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Incompetence of SIT in Behbal Kalan & Kotkapura Firing Cases

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Both Kotkapura firing case and Behbal police firing cases 2015 are two unfortunate and sensitive cases of Punjab. SIT has been investigating the case, but it seems that instead of resolving the case, they are perplexing the whole case. The dominance of disagreement, amongst the SIT members, can be seen where four members are on one side and Kunwar Pratap Singh is on the other side. Four members have raised doubts and questions on the challan which was produced in

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IGP Umranangal’s Arrest A Politically Motivated Move

ig paramraj umranangal arrest is politically motivated

Since the 80s, militancy has affected Punjab and its border areas. Experts are of the view that poor political hold in Punjab has been one of the leading reasons behind the rise of militancy in Punjab. Both political and non-political organizations lend monetary support to these militant groups owing to which such groups gain confidence and carry out illegal activities without any fear of law. Political organizations support these groups indirectly & in favor of that these groups work for

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Punjab Police IGP Umranangal Busted Arms Racket in Punjab

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Ferozepur Police IGP Umranangal busted arms racket in Punjab. The story line is that he has unearthed a racket of illegal arms and arrested several accused in this case. As many as 53 illegal weapons, 16 fake arms licenses and other documents were seized by Ferozepur police. Kamal Kant and Amardeep a.k.a.Monu from Bagpat, Uttar Pradesh,Om Prakash Kapoor from Panipat, Haryana, and Dinesh Palta (typist at district courts) and Sant Ram from Ferozepur, and Om Prakash from Haryana. The Punjab

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