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After Claiming Self-Credit for ‘Abolishing’ Black List, BJP Govt. Lists 9 Sikhs As ‘Terrorists’

In 1980s-90s the Indian state created so-called black list of Sikhs, adding names of diaspora Sikh activists in it in a whole-sale manner. The issue had been a cause of concern in the past decade as a number of cases surfaced where the abuse this extra-judicial mechanism was clearly established.

Indian Govt. says 312 Sikh Names Removed From Sikh “Blacklist”, Only 2 Remains

The Government of India (GoI) reportedly maintained today that it has removed names of 312 Sikhs from the so-called blacklist of Sikhs maintained at various levels the Indian state. Indian media reports says that only two persons figure in the list now; the names, however, were not disclosed.

RSS, BJP Backs Amarinder Singh’s Strategy on Blacklisted Sikhs

As per the media reports emanating from Jalandhar the pro-hindutva group along with its parent organisation RSS here on last week

Dal Khalsa Writes Open Letter to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh On Black List Issue

Terming the blacklist of Sikhs as nothing but a tool for witch-hunting of abroad Sikhs in the hands of India’s security establishment, the Dal Khalsa in an open letter

Blacklist politics: India won’t destroy its weapon deviced to control political activism of Sikh diaspora

Indian government's infamous 'black list of Sikhs' continues to exist despite claims of various pro-government 'Sikh leaders' that they have convinced the Modi government to finish it off.

SCI Rejects Petition Against Removal of Names from Sikh Blacklist

As per media reports the Supreme Court of India has refused to entertain a PIL (public interest litigation) seeking a directive to the Centre and the Punjab Government against the (alleged) ‘reckless’ removal of names of some Sikhs from the so-called blacklist.

Capt. Amarinder seeks revision of socalled Blacklist of Sikhs; Renews allegations against SFJ

Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Capt Amarinder Singh has suggested that the ‘blacklist’ of the Sikh living in various countries should be revised. He said that all those who went abroad for “political asylum” were not (alleged) "anti-national" and further maintained that "most of them were actually the job seekers".

Blacklist issue is a trap being used by India to cause conflict: Sikh Federation UK

Following the Sikh Genocide in 1984, many Sikhs abroad protested and the Indian intelligence agencies determined hundreds of leading Sikhs that came on their radar were ‘anti-national’ and started what has popularly come to be known as the ‘blacklist’.

I would prefer to die as a rebel of India: Manmohan Singh Khalsa’s reaction on shunting of socalled Black List

Dal Khalsa UK leader Bhai Manmohan Singh (UK) has declared that he would not return to Punjab in any facilitation by the Indian state and would prefer to die as a "rebel of India".

Media reports say 21 names shunted out of Sikh Black List by India

The Government of India has reportedly shunted names of 21 Sikhs out of so-called Black list of Sikhs.

Denied RTI on Black list of Sikhs, GK says Modi Sarkar behaving like Congress governments

DSGMC that the Indian government has denied to extend the details of "black list" of Sikhs and Modi Sarkar was acting like Congress party governments.

Simranjeet Singh Mann slams Sushma Swaraj on Lalit Modi and blacklist of Sikhs

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) today lashed out at India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj for her alleged links with scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

DSGMC to urge Indian govt. to scrap the black list of Sikhs living abroad: Manjeet GK

New York: Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has announced to approach the Indian government to urge it to scrap the black list of Sikhs ...

Sukhbir Badal seeks review of ‘Blacklist’ of Sikhs; Writes to Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh

Punjab deputy chief minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Badal recently urged Indian home minister Rajnath Singh to review the (so-called) blacklist of the Sikhs residing abroad maintained by the Indian State. He urged BJP government to delete names of those who were not required for any crime in Punjab.

Punjab BJP to seek “sympathetic, open minded review” of Blask List of Sikhs

Jalandhar, Punjab: Punjab BJP will be taking up the issue of "sympathetic and open minded review" of Black List of Sikhs with its central leadership and will pursue the issue further in its attempt to engage with the contentious issues of Punjab and Sikhs.

Punjab CM to discuss issue of Sikh prisoners and (so-called) black list with Narendra Modi

Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has declared that he would take up the so-called ‘black list’ of Sikhs with the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi.

Name of Sikh NRI struck off from ‘terrorists list’ after he approached High Court; Falsehood of so-called blacklist exposed

Chandigarh/ Nawanshahr (November 15, 2013): It is learnt that a month after the Punjab Police had told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that the names of people going abroad during the days of militancy in Punjab were blindly added to “black lists” terming them as “terrorists”, the police told the HC that it had deleted the name of one such victim who had approached the court seeking direction to get his name deleted from the infamous list.

Another attempt to deceit? – Indian High Commission says it may start “pilgrim visa” for asylum holder Sikhs in UK

London, United Kingdom (September 22, 2013): It seems that Indian state agencies are putting every effort to build an impression of success for the visit of Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh GK's visit to the United Kingdom regarding his claimed purpose of visit – i.e. to win over the Sikh hardliners.

Punjab cop revealed that any Sikh going abroad in 1980s was black-listed as “terrorist”

Chandigarh, Punjab (September 09, 2013): As per media reports (dated: Sept. 08): in a startling revelation, a Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) has told the Punjab and Haryana High Court that: the name of whosoever went abroad during the period of militancy in Punjab, was mentioned in the list of 'hard core terrorists'.

Open Letter to P. Chidambaram , Home Minister of India on his claim about blacklist review

You have attempted to misguide Sikhs on blacklist issue, and more unfortunate thing is that you went on to justify the denial of justice to Sikhs, who fell victims of November 1984 genocide, because asking someone to forget or forgive the excesses without delivering or secure justice, clearly means to justify the excesses.

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