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Hundreds took part in protest march in Delhi on Sikh political prisoners issues

Sikh bodies hold demonstration at Jantar Mantar; Demand debate in Indian parliament on Sikh political prisoners issue

Cutting across party lines various organisations of Punjab and Delhi held a joint demonstration at Jantar Mantar (Delhi) seeking debate in Indian Parliament on the issue of Sikh Political Prisoner confined in various jails across Indian subcontinent despite having completed their minimum mandatory sentences.

Sikh body to mark August 13 as “Azadi Sankalp Divas”

To commemorate organization's 37th foundation day, the Dal Khalsa is holding a Conference on August 13 at Jalandhar on the subject of Azaadi-the only way.

Simranjeet Singh Mann questions validity & viability of Referendum 2020 by Sikhs For Justice

In a recent TV interview to Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjeet Singh Mann raised questions about validity, viability and rationale behind Sikh Referendum 2020 to be hosted by a US based Sikh groups called Sikhs for justice.

#PakWithBapuSuratSingh trending on Twitter

In a surprise move a hashtag #PakWithBapuSuratSingh began to trend on Twitter on Pakistan. It is learnt that a number of people are using this hashtag to express their solidarity and support for Bapu Surat Singh who is demanding release of Sikh political prisoners who have served their minimum mandatory jail terms.

Sikh girl from Nankana Sahib among toppers in Class X exam in Pakistan

A fifteen years old Sikh girl, Manbir Kaur is among the toppers of the Class X matriculation exam in Pakistan.

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Manjit Singh GK files response in New York lawsuit

In a written press release issued yesterday Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (DSGMC)'s media advisor Parminder Pal Singh said that DSGMC chief Manjit Singh GK has filed his response in a lawsuit filed in a U. S. Court located at New York.

Amnesty India speaks up for Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa; Says: Punjab Govt. must respect Surat Singh Khalsa’s right to protest

82-year-old Surat Singh Khalsa has been on a hunger strike in Ludhiana, Punjab, since 16 January 2015, demanding the release of a number of Sikh prisoners in the state. On 21 July 2015, the Punjab state police detained Surat Singh Khalsa at the Dayanand Medical College and Hospital in Ludhiana, where he has since been force-fed.

Bapu Surat Singh sends legal notice to Ludhiana DC for illegal detention

Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa who is hospitalized at DMC Hospital Ludhiana by the Punjab Police has reportedly served a notice to Ludhiana deputy commissioner Rajat Agarwal yesterday maintaining that he was held under "illegal detention" by the district administration. He has asked the DC to explain his illegal detention.

A view of protest march

Sikh youth take out protest march on Moga in support of Surat Singh Khalsa

Hundreds of activists of various Sikh organisations took out a protest march against the Centre and the state government in Nihalsinghwala sub-division of Moga district on Sunday (August 02). Protesters were carry black flags.

Sikh Council UK shots letter to Aaj Tak about false reporting on Gurdaspur Attack

Taking a strong notice of Indian media's reporting on Gurdaspur Attack, a UK based Sikh body has sought explanation from Aaj Tak news channel for alleged false claims made in it's reporting. Sikh Council UK Secretary General Gurmel Singh has written a letter to Dr Puneet Jain of Aaj Tak.

Bus full in to river near Kullu

Manikaran bus tragedy: Navy begins search for missing 34 Sikh pilgrims

A team of 12 Navy personnel has began search for 34 missing persons who were washed away in a river on July 23 after a Punjab bus fell into an river near Kullu.

Allow Sikhs to play with turbans, US lawmakers tell FIBA

As many as 39 US lawmakers have asked the International Basketball Federation (FIBA) to change a policy requiring Sikhs and other players to remove their articles of faith, such as turbans, in international competition.

Bhai Ajmer Singh - Ideological Encirclement of Sikhs (Speech at Brampton, Canada)

Politics

Tota Singh with ABP Sanjha

We received Massive Support and Warm Welcome abroad: says Minister Tota Singh

In an interview with journalist Yadwinder Karfew for ABP Sanjha Punjab minister and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Tota Singh, who had faced strong protests during his recent visit to USA and Canada, has claimed that foreign visits of Badal Dal leaders were a massive success.

Condemning Yakub’s Execution, Sikhs For Justice Question Supreme Court on Denial of Justice to 1984 Sikh Genocide Victims

Condemning the culture of capital punishment to only the members of India’s minority community, “Sikhs For Justice” (SFJ), a US based human rights group criticized the judicial system which failed to take cognizance and convict the powerful politicians responsible for the 1984 genocide of Sikhs.

BJP, Aam Aadmi Party engage in poster war in Delhi

The Aam Aadmi Party and Bharatiya Janata Party are engaged in a poster war against each other in Delhi.

HC Notice to Sukhbir Badal, Orbit and Punjab Govt. on Conflict of Interest in Buses

The Punjab and Haryana High Court yesterday issued a notice of motion to Punjab Deputy CM Sukhbir Badal, the state government and Orbit Aviation Private Limited on an application moved by Advocate R S Bains and H C Arora alleging a conflict of interest of the Badal family with the public sector transport.

Dal Khalsa terms the hanging of Yakub Memon as murder through judicial orders

Terming the hanging of Mumbai blast accused Yakub Memon as very disturbing development, Dal Khalsa slams Indian state for being arrogant and not listening to sane voices of reasoning and instead continuing with its capital punishment.

Dal Khalsa leaders

Sikh body to mark August 13 as “Azadi Sankalp Divas”

To commemorate organization's 37th foundation day, the Dal Khalsa is holding a Conference on August 13 at Jalandhar on the subject of Azaadi-the only way.

Simranjeet Singh Mann questions validity & viability of Referendum 2020 by Sikhs For Justice

In a recent TV interview to Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjeet Singh Mann raised questions about validity, viability and rationale behind Sikh Referendum 2020 to be hosted by a US based Sikh groups called Sikhs for justice.

Yakub Memon Case: Supreme Court labels news reports about DR(R)’s resignation as ‘distorted’

A day after Supreme Court of India Deputy Registrar (Research) maintained to have resigned from his post in protest against Yakub Memon's hanging, the Supreme Court of India secretary general VSR Avadbarti issued a note maintaining that the reports in electronic and print media about Dr Anoop Surendranath's resignation were "distorted news items".

Rajnath Singh [File Photo]

Statement of Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh in Rajya Sabha on Gurdaspur Attack [Full Text]

Full text of the statement made by the Indian Home Minister, Rajnath Singh in the Rajya Sabha on the Gurdaspur Attack.

Yakub Memon hanged for being Muslim, says pro-freedom Kashmiri group

In a written statement on July 30, the All Party Hurriyat Conference expressed deep sorrow and grief over the hanging of Yakub Memon.

Yakub Memon [File Photo]

Yakub Memon’s plea against Death Warrants dismissed by SCI; Execution likely on July 30

Indian Supreme Court today rejected Yakub Memon’s petition seeking stay on execution of death warrants issued against him by an Indian court.

Bir Devinder Singh slams BJP MP for linking Gurdaspur Attack to Sikhs

Former deputy speaker of Punjab Bir Devinder Singh has criticised BJP MP R. K. Singh for linking today's Gurdaspur Attack to the Sikhs.