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Brampton’s Sikh Heritage Centre Gurdwara damaged by fire

The Sikh Heritage Centre, a small gurdwara in the north end of Brampton, has been heavily damaged by a fire that broke out early Monday (Feb. 08) morning.

Book on Bullying published by a Sikh American High School Student

Karanveer Singh currently a high school senior at Eastern High School, New Jersey has come out with a comprehensive book on issues facing Sikh American children in schools across America.

SAD (Badal) leader Langah snatches mic from Dhadhi at Akal Takhat Sahib

A senior leader of ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) reportedly snatched mic from a Dhadhi on Feb. 8 during a prachar session in front of the Akal Takhat Sahib.

Paramjit Singh Pamma’s Extradition Case Expected To Start Before Portugal Court by Feb 15

The Judicial phase of extradition proceedings against Khalistan activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma which is expected to start after the Minister of Justice’s decision on the admissibility of the request will witness a ‘Triangle Legal Contest” between India, Portugal and England.

Shift proposed Khalsa University from Amritsar to Jalandhar: Dal Khalsa to Khalsa College management

Dal Khalsa and its youth wing ‘Sikh Youth of Punjab’ has advised the Khalsa College Governing Council to set-up the proposed Khalsa University in Jalandhar rather than within the premises of prestigious and historic Khalsa College in Amritsar.

Campaign for Justice event took place in Parliament

Sikhs call for independent judge led inquiry into how trade with India has resulted in Anti-Sikh measures

London: The Campaign for Justice event took place in Parliament earlier today and was hosted by Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, theShadow Home Secretary, Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Baroness Doreen Lawrence (the mother of Stephen Lawrence).

Pro-Freedom Sikh group joins Kashmiris in paying rich tributes to Afzal Guru

Dal Khalsa today joins the people of Kashmir in paying tributes to Afzal Guru on his third death anniversary. Party leader Kanwar Pal Singh in a statement to media, said the Indian state murdered Guru secretively three years ago.

Prof. Bhullar, other Sikh political prisoners to be released soon: claims HR group leader

Dr. Jasdev Rai, chair of Sikh Human Rights Group maintains that Indian government has agreed to release Prof. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar along with 41 other Sikh political prisoners.

Paramjeet Singh alias Pamma [File Photo]

WSO Calls on Portugal to Not Extradite Sikh Activist

The World Sikh Organization of Canada wrote last week to the Portuguese Ambassador to Canada regarding the extradition of Paramjeet Singh Pamma.

Sikh actor/designer Waris Ahluwalia denied right to board on AeroMexico flight from Mexico City

This morning, celebrity Sikh designer/actor -- Waris Ahluwalia -- was denied the right to board on a plane. Waris Ahluwalia was set to board on an AeroMexico flight from Mexico City to New York City but he was denied the right to board the flight because he refused to remove his turban. ‪

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ASC Reps getting the City of Bakersfield to recognize the Sikh Genocide

American Sikh Council representatives lead by Dr.Manbir Singh succeeded in getting the City Council of Bakersfield to sign a proclamation recognizing and acknowledging the Sikh Genocide in India.

UK Sikh body to give evidence in UK Parliament on campaign for justice

The Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, Shadow Home Secretary, Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Baroness Doreen Lawrence (the mother of Stephen Lawrence) are co-hosting an event in the UK Parliament on Tuesday 9 February on the challenges faced when “Campaigning for Justice”.

Interview with Bhai PanthPreet Singh by Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh

Politics

Gurpreet Ghuggi joins AAP

Punjabi comedian turns politician: Gurpreet Ghuggi joins Aam Aadmi Party

Punjabi comedian turned film actor Gurpreet Ghuggi today joined the Aam Aadmi Party. Gurpreet Ghuggi, originally hailing from Gurdaspur, was inducted into the AAP in Chandigarh.

Pro-Freedom Sikh group joins Kashmiris in paying rich tributes to Afzal Guru

Dal Khalsa today joins the people of Kashmir in paying tributes to Afzal Guru on his third death anniversary. Party leader Kanwar Pal Singh in a statement to media, said the Indian state murdered Guru secretively three years ago.

Prof. Bhullar, other Sikh political prisoners to be released soon: claims HR group leader

Dr. Jasdev Rai, chair of Sikh Human Rights Group maintains that Indian government has agreed to release Prof. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar along with 41 other Sikh political prisoners.

SAD (Badal) leaders Deepinder Dhillon, Harry Mann rejoin Congress

Deepinder Dhillon and Harinder Mann (alias Harry Mann) joined the Congress party today. Duo were expelled from the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) amidst the reports of their resignation from the SAD (Badal) yesterday.

Aam Aadmi Party targets Bikram Majithia on Twitter with #DrugsMafiaMajithia

Aam Aadmi Party’s Punjab unit today launched an attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Punjab cabinet minister Bikram Majithia while alleging that Bikram Majithia was the kingpin in drugs trade and abuse in the state.

AAP leaders addressing a press conference at Chandigarh

AAP denies link to poster of function on Sant Bhindranwale’s birthday

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today denied any link to a poster circulating over social media under it’s name.

Sikhs call for independent judge led inquiry into how trade with India has resulted in Anti-Sikh measures

London: The Campaign for Justice event took place in Parliament earlier today and was hosted by Rt Hon Andy Burnham MP, theShadow Home Secretary, Maria Eagle MP, Shadow Secretary of State for Culture, Media and Sport and Baroness Doreen Lawrence (the mother of Stephen Lawrence).

Capt. Amarinder objects to use of “Inqlab Zindabad” slogan by Aam Aadmi Party

Punjab Congress chief Capt. Amarinder Singh has objected to use of “Inqlab Zindabad” slogan by the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

Bikram Majitha (L), Sanjay Singh (R) [File Photo]

Defamation case by Bikram Majithia: AAP leader Sanjay Singh gets bail from Ludhiana court

A Ludhiana Court today granted bail to Aam Aadmi Party’s senior leader Sanjay Singh in a defamation case.

#Whatsapp Warfare: SAD (Badal) leaders abuse each other on chat group

It was a no holdbarred slanging match between SAD's senior deputy mayor Kamaljit Singh Bhatia and SAD councillor Pritam Singh on a WhatsApp group of SAD and BJP councillors, in which both used expletives against each other.

Deepinder Dhillon, Balkar Sidhu (File Photos)

Punjab Politics: SAD (Badal)’s Deepinder Dhillon, AAP’s Balkar Sidhu to join Congress

Some known faces of the Aam Aadmi Party and the ruling Shiromani AkalI Dal (Badal) are set to join the Congress party.

Sukhbir Badal pleads “Not Guilty” in 1999 assault case

Punjab's Deputy Chief Minister (Dy. CM) and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Badal reportedly appeared in a local court in Faridkot yesterday (Feb. 05) in connection with a 17 years old assault case.