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Simranjeet Singh Mann prevented from entering J&K to meet victim Kashmiri families

A representative of the Shiormani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) told the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that the Jammu and Kashmir police did not allow a delegation led by Simranjeet Singh Mann from crossing into the state borders.

Indian Film Censor Board denies clearance to Punjabi movie “Toofan Singh”

According to a written press release by the makers of upcoming Punjab movie, Toofan Singh, the Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC), India has denied clearance certificate to the move.

Canadian Sikh Bikers raise over $60K for Cancer Foundation

“This is a totally committed and passionate group of community members,” said Allan Mugford, Canadian Cancer Foundation’s regional director.

Dal Khalsa demands immediate demilitarisation of Kashmir and resolution to the conflict in consonance with Kashmiri people’s aspirations

Dal Khalsa today demanded immediate demilitarisation of Kashmir and political resolution to the Kashmir conflict in consonance with the genuine aspirations of its people.

National Sikh Campaign Raises $125,000 for Media Campaign in America

Sikhs of Salt Lake City came together to support National Sikh Campaign’s media initiative to educate Americans about Sikhs and Sikhism.

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Ban and Restrictions lifted from International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) across Europe

On 18 March 2016 the UK Government lifted the ban on the International Sikh Youth Federation (ISYF) following a legal challenge by leading figures in the Sikh Federation (UK) and historic debates in the House of Commons and Lords.

Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib Ji at village Jahangir in Amritsar

Another saddening and disturbing incident of beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib Ji is reported from village Jahangir on Saturday evening.

Two Soldiers Take Next Step in Fight for Equality: Sikh Coalition

As per the Sikh Coalition, [o]n July 21, 2016, Specialist Harpal Singh successfully graduated from Basic Combat Training at Fort Jackson in South Carolina. During the ceremony, he was honored and given the “Soldier of the Cycle” award for being one of the best soldiers in his company.

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SGPC to setup museum at Chamkaur Sahib in the memory of Shaheeds

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has decided to set-up a museum at Chamkaur Sahib in the memory of Bhai Sangat Singh and other Shaheeds who had attained martyrdom at Chamkaur Sahib during the battle of Chamkaur.

Film to shed light on turbaned ‘American’ soldier’s fight for rights

Of the 54 years of his life that Dr. Bhagat Singh Thind spent in the United States of America, 19 were spent fighting the US laws to acquire American citizenship and for the rights of Indo-Americans.

Family of one of the victims of Pilibhit jail brutality

High Court want UP Govt to explain withdrawal of Pilibhit jail massacre case

The Allahabad High Court yesterday allowed four weeks to the Uttar Pradesh Government to file a reply on the issue of withdrawal of criminal case against 42 Pilibhit jail staff who killed seven TADA prisoners in the jail and seriously injured another 21.

SGPC warns makers of upcoming Hindi movie Flying Jatt

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has warned the makers of the upcoming Hindi movie flying Jatt to drop highly objectionable scenes from the movie.

Why Udta Punjab & TV Debates fail to identify real causes & remedy for Drugs in Punjab: Talkshow with Sikh author S. Ajmer Singh

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Naresh Yadav talking to media persons [File Photo]

Malerkotla Beadbi Incident: AAP MLA Naresh Yadav Arrested by Punjab Police

Punjab Police has arrested Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Mehrauli MLA Naresh Yadav from his home-cum-office in Delhi in connection with a registered in relation to beadbi of Quran in Malerkotla.

Manjinder Sirsa seeks dismissal of Bhagwant Mann for “Spying” in Parliament

In a press statement issued here, advisor to Punjab Deputy CM and the general secretary of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjinder Singh Sirsa accused Aam Aadmi Party MP Bhagwant Mann for spying in the parliament of India. He also demanded Bhagwant Mann's dismissal from the Lok Sabha.

SAD (Badal) mobilising support for Satluj Yamuna Link (SYL)

Punjab's ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) is mobilizing support from the rural masses in a major way. The move is seen as an attempt to accumulate political support for the SAD (Badal) in poll bound state of Punjab.

Sikh body to demonstrate against killings of civilians by security forces in Kashmir at Jalandhar on July 22

Perturbed over the killings of 45 unarmed protesters and blinding of scores of youth with pellet guns, dishonouring of women and invoking censorship on media, the Dal Khalsa will hold demonstration on July 22 to raise its voice against onslaughts of security forces in Kashmir.

Sukhbir Badal forms 40 member core committee of Youth Akali Dal (YAD)

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Badal has formed a 40 member core committee of the Youth Akali Dal (YAD).

Amarinder Singh (L), Harpal Singh Cheema (R) [File Photo]

Dal Khalsa hits out at Capt. Amarinder for advocating free-hand to armed forces in Kashmir

Joining issue with the Punjab Congress chief Captain Amrinder Singh, the Dal Khalsa today hits out at him for advocating free hand to armed forces in Kashmir and accused him of ill-equipped about historical facts of Kashmir dispute.

Quran Beadbi Incident: Sangrur police conducts raids to arrest AAP MLA Naresh Yadav

Punjab Police on today raided Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader and Mehrauli MLA Naresh Yadav’s home in Delhi in connection with a registered in relation to beadbi of Quran in Malerkotla, but he was not present at his home or at his office.

Aam Aadmi Party offers clarifications of Bhagwant Mann’s parliament video shoot

Reacting on the row in Parliament over Aam Aadmi Party's Sangrur MP Bhagwant Mann’s making video inside the Indian Parliament, State Convenor of Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Sucha Singh Chhotepur today said that it was not aimed to breach the security of parliament, rather to aware the public about the procedure through which the questions are selected to be raised in the Lok Sabha.

Dalits beaten in Una, Gujarat by so-called Gau Rakshaks in July 2016 [File Photo]

AAP to protest in Punjab on July 23 against atrocities on Dailts in India

A statement by the Aam Aadmi Party states that the AAP would protest against the BJP led centre and SAD-BJP led state government for their failure to tackle the atrocities happening everyday with the Dalits across nation on July 23.

Suspended Jalandhar Cant. MLA Pargat Singh slam Sukhbir Badal for ruining Badal Dal

A day after his suspension from the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), Jalandhar Cant. MLA Pargat Singh held a press conference at Jalandhar yesterday. He criticised Badal Dal president Sukhbir Badal, terming him as a “visionless leader who takes decisions as per his own whims and fancies”.

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AAP woman activist commits suicide after complaining about sexual harassment

A woman activist of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) in Delhi, who had accused her party colleague of sexually harassing her, reportedly committed suicide today.

SAD (Badal) suspends Pargat Singh and Interbir Bularia; Ex-Hockey Captain likely to join AAP

Amidst the reports of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) MLA Jalandhar Cantonment and former Hockey captain Pargat Singh for alleged "anti-party" activities. SAD (Badal) also suspended Amritsar MLA Inderbir Bulaira on similar charges. As per media reports Inderbir Bulaira may join the Congress party.