June 5, 1984 - The Indian Army storms Sikhism's holiest shrine, the Golden Temple in the city of Amritsar, 446 km (227 miles) north of New Delhi. [...] Hundreds of people are killed.
Oct. 31, 1984 - Indian Prime Minister Indira Gandhi, who ordered Operation Bluestar, is assassinated by two Sikh bodyguards. Her murder triggers riots in which more than 2,000 Sikhs are killed in Delhi alone.
June 23, 1985 - Air India Flight 182 explodes in mid-air off the Irish coast, killing all 329 people on board. A bomb also explodes at Tokyo's Narita Airport, killing two workers who were transferring luggage to an Air India flight. Investigators link the attacks to Sikh militants in Western Canada. [...]
"We were not allowed to meet any government minister for almost 10 years," he said. "The first time we met with the government was in 1995.… We were treated like troublemakers."
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