CHANDIGARH – The blacklist of Non-Resident Indians (NRIs), largely Sikhs, needs to be reviewed to help people of Indian origin settled abroad come to India freely, a senior Punjab minister said this week.
Finance Minister Upinderjit Kaur supported the North American Punjabi Association...
Centre removes 23 ex-Khalistani
militants' names from blacklist
TNN, Aug 14, 2010, 03.01am IST
<!-- google_ad_section_start -->NEW DELHI: Acting on Punjab government's recommendation, the Centre has finally deleted names of 23 former Khalistani militants -- all foreign nationals -- from...
Chandigarh: The Punjab government has suggested that the Centre delete the names of all black-listed Sikhs, except for the 28 persons facing criminal cases in the state for militancy.
The Punjab government has found that out of the 169 persons listed by the Centre, there were only 28 who...
Toronto, Jun 27 (PTI) The Indian government is reviewing the matter of "blacklist" of Sikh refugees residing in Canada after they came here in the wake of anti-Sikh riots in India in 1984.
The Ministry of External Affairs is in touch with the Ministry of Home Affairs, MEA sources said...
Won’t review Sikh blacklist: Govt
Editor, Punjabi Tribune
Toronto, June 26
Tremendous pressure from the Sikh community notwithstanding, India today said it won’t review the ‘blacklist’ of radicals, who had taken political asylum in foreign countries, including Canada.
CHANDIGARH: Punjab NRI Affairs Minister Sewa Singh Sekhwan urged the Prime Minister Dr. Manmohan Singh to make an announcement regarding abolition of blacklist of Sikh NRIs having no criminal background during his forth coming visit to Canada.
In a statement, Sekhwan said that during the...
Jassi Khangura, MLA for Qila Raipur today announced a webpage and online petition seeking review and reform of the NRI Entry Blacklist. Despite recent denials by the Ministry of External Affairs of the existence of this blacklist, Khangura said “the fact that NRIs are granted visas by India’s...
Centre to ‘prune’ Sikh blacklist,
only 50 hardcore names to stay
Our Political Correspondent
New Delhi, March 27
Giving in to a two decades old demand by Punjab and its diaspora, the Centre has begun work on pruning...
Will there be a relook at the Sikh Blacklist?
by Chander Suta Dogra
The Forbidden Tale
* Hundred of Sikhs abroad are on the blacklist drawn up during the militancy
* They are denied entry into India
* After the Union home minister’s move to facilitate the return of...
An Auckland builder is incensed that his two-year-old son and wife were treated like criminals when they were banned from India and sent back to New Zealand.
New Zealand boy Bachint Vir Singh and his Indian-born mother, Shubhneet Kaur, were not allowed into India when they arrived in New Delhi...