Punjabi moive "Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe" was released today (January 30, 2015). A film by Harjit Singh, Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe movie is a biopic based on the life of Bhagat Puran Singh Ji. Bhagat Puran Singh Ji devoted his life to selfless service of the underprivileged, ill, retarded and rejected people of the contemporary society.
An update by the United Sikhs says the Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2013 (H.R. 3403) was a bill proposed on October 30, 2013 by Congressman Eric "Rick" Crawford (R-AR) who introduced the Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2013. The bill proposed to allow motor carriers to force a Sikh operator to provide a hair sample.
Twenty four hours after the US president Barack Obama counselled India for its growing religious intolerance, the Shiv Sena an alliance of the ruling BJP has advised the government to remove the word secular and socialist from preamble of the Indian constitution as the Hindutva family reiterated that India is a Hindu Nation.
Leicester’s first free Sikh school has shown that a good ethos is the main ingredient in creating a successful learning environment.
Regularly subjected to discrimination and occasionally even the targets of hate crimes, Sikhs number between 200,000 and 500,000 in the U.S., according to AP. There are an estimated 25 million Sikhs worldwide, making their tradition one of the largest organized religions on the globe.
Sikhs in United Kingdom have reportedly prepared "Sikh Election Manifesto" for May 2015 elections for British Parliament.
Targeted by land mafia, attacked by goons and booked by cops, Sikh farmers who had made the inhospitable terrain in Bhuj area of Gujarat cultivable, are now forced to flee the land they had made their home.
The police reportedly booked a Badal Dal leader from Nurpur Bedi, Jagtar Singh Bhaini, who connived with a Congress leader and allegedly sold land belonging to Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib. He was reporedly booked on on January 28. The district attorney has asked the police to also investigate the role of revenue officials in the case.
The World Sikh Organization of Canada has successfully assisted a Sikh student barred from wearing his kirpan into the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).
Most Americans know little or nothing about Sikhs, a new survey shows. The survey, commissioned by a nonprofit seeking to build positive images of U.S. Sikhism, found that 60 percent of non-Asian-Americans said they had no knowledge of Sikhs. Eleven percent said they were close friends with a Sikh person, and 31 percent said they had never interacted with a Sikh.
Jagtar Singh Tara, who was extradited by Thailand earlier this month, was yesterday (on January 26) remanded to judicial custody till February 9 by a Ropar court but he was handed over to Bhogpur police on an arrest warrant for questioning in another case registered against him in Jalandhar.
Media reports say that Sikh farmers settled in the Kutch area of Gujarat are living in fear following the January 24 attack on some farmers at Loria village, 15 km from Bhuj.
A pre-poll survey conducted by ABP News - Nielsen shows that the Aam Aadmi Party has managed to win back supporters in New Delhi and has now taken a lead over the BJP in the Delhi Assembly polls.
Kiran Bedi, Bhartiya Janta Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi elections, has showered praiser over Hindutva fountain head Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its ideology.
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the state government's decision to ban the screening of controversial film Messenger of God was taken in the "larger public interest" and could be reviewed "once the law and order situation normalises".
The dynamics of electoral politics witnessed major change in currently after former IPS officer Kiran Bedi joined the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). She is declared as Hindutva body's Chief Ministerial candidate against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal.
Congress party today (Jan. 18) demanded that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief Arvind Kejriwal should seek an apology from the people of Delhi for his controversial remark asking voters to take "bribes" from BJP and Congress but vote for AAP in the Assembly polls.
The 'political tussle' between former IPS turned Hindutva's CM face in Delhi Kiran Bedi and Aam Aadmi Pary (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal took dramatic turn as Kiran Bedi sent Kejriwal a legal notice for using her photo, without her permission, in posters for his campaign.
Observing India's republic day as Black Republic day, the Dal Khalsa with the support of SAD (Panch Pardani) today organized public rallies to protest against Constitutional wrongs, injustices and discrimination's at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Kot Isse Khan (Moga).
The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday (Jan. 21) ordered a stay on the transfer of Assistant Director of Enforcement Directorate Niranjan Singh who is probing the alleged Rs 6,000-crore drug racket and money laundering case in Punjab.
Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal told media reporters that the controversial “Messenger of God” movie was banned as per ‘advise’ of the Central government. He was replying to media queries on Jan. 19 at Lambi area of Punjab after holding ‘Sangat Darshan’.
Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly polls Kiran Bedi on Tuesday accepted Arvind Kejriwal's challenge for a debate with him and said she will do it on the floor of the Assembly.
In a contested move Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) today "released" Giani Balwant Singh Nandgarh from his "duty" as Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib.
Media reports say that the maiden political conference of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at the Maghi Mela in Mukatsar attracted a impressive crowd. All four AAP MPs and state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur addressed the rally. AAP leaders focused on the drug issue and gave the slogan of “Nasha Mukt, Badal Mukt Punjab” (durgs free, Badal free Punjab).
Some who hold Sirdar Kapur Singh in high esteem, got together to institute a commemorative annual lecture in the Punjabi University, Patiala to revisit his contribution to history, philosophy, theology, politics and literature. Two lectures went very well because the guests were invited in consultation with the Trust. The third one was somewhat tolerable. The one that should have been held last year (2014) was a disaster.
S. Vijaypal Singh has written a detailed article explaining that how ‘anti-Sikh’ forces are constantly making efforts to dilute the ‘Image’ of ‘Sikh Gurus’ through ‘books and writings’, ‘pictures/ paintings’ and now through ‘cartoon’ and ‘animation’ movies.
The arrest of former public servant -turned-godman 63-year-old Rampal from his Barwala (Hissar) ashram seems to have ended the two-week long much publicized drama enacted by the Haryana police, but it has, rather, widened social and religious gulf among the people of the area . The police operation took life of five women and a child, injuring of many others including two dozen media persons covering the event. Technically, Rampal’s arrest was sought by the Punjab and Haryana high court in a case of ‘criminal contempt of court’ following his persistent in refusal to appear before the court.