Punjab Research Group

A General And A Labyrinth

Posted in Articles by Pippa on September 14, 2009

A Bully For You

Musharraf, in exile, hasn’t lost his bluster. The West, at least, pays him lip service.

Sanjay Suri on Pervez Musharraf: http://www.outlookindia.com/article.aspx?261608

  • Organises mehfils or singing soirees at his flat on Hyde Park Crescent. Visiting Pakistani singers perform there.
  • Buys music at Ilford suburb, shops otherwise at Selfridges
  • Plays a weekly game of bridge with his friend Brig (retd) Niazi Ahmed.
  • Went for a 10-day cruise.
  • Attends seminars, lambasts those who point fingers at him. Participated in a meeting at the British Parliament with thugs in tow. Ended in a fracas.
  • Attended a function organised by Khalistanis to celebrate Pakistan’s Independence Day.
  • For the next three months, likely to be in Saudi Arabia. In December, it’s off to the US on a lecture tour.
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Did Sikh militancy ever die?

Posted in Articles by Pippa on September 5, 2009

Manmeet Singh, TNN 29 August 2009, 09:32pm IST
LUDHIANA: Scrolling web pages never gives the impression that the Khalistani movement had ended in late 90s, when cops ostensibly controlled it claiming Punjab to be out of danger. Looking at videos and other web articles uploaded and hit by surfers regularly, it appears that militancy had just shifted its base from the physical world to web world.

All through these years, a section of the Sikh youth had been passionately flaunting pictures and quotations of the militant leaders, especially Jarnail Singh Bhindrawala, on their T-shirts and motorbikes.

Read further: http://timesofindia.indiatimes.com/news/city/ludhiana/Did-Sikh-militancy-ever-die/articleshow/4949169.cms

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