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Two Sikh bikers killed in mishap while returning from Hemkunt Sahib

Two Sikh pilgrims reportedly died while returning from Sri Hemkunt Sahib yesterday when their motorcycle was hit by an unknown vehicle on Rishikesh-Badrinath highway in Tehri district.

Master Tara Singh shaped the destiny of Sikhs after 1947: Charanjit Atwal

Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) organized a function at Ludhiana on June 25 to mark birth anniversary of Akali leader Master Tara Singh. SAD (B) leaders demanded a memorial of Master Tara Singh.

Sikh Federation UK reminds British Media about it’s duties

The Sikh Federation (UK) has today asked why the mainstream media has turned a blind eye to the 40th anniversary of the State of Emergency in India and why they are not reporting that Margaret Thatcher refused to criticise Indira Gandhi.

Students’ team from USA study the concept of ‘langar sewa’

Getting up as early as 3.30 am, bathing and then heading to participate in ‘sewa’ at the [Darbar Sahib], the 16 undergrad students from Michigan University, USA, are trying to study one of the most efficient and largest community-kitchen programmes of the world.

Wisconsin Sikh Gurdwara holds vigil in honor of SC church shooting

A candlelight vigil was held in suburban Milwaukee last night to honor the nine people killed by a gunman last week at an historic black church in South Carolina.

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Sikh Genocide 1984 case: AAP alleges deal between Congress, BJP over Jagdish Tytler’s involvement

An AAP MLA alleged that the Narendra Modi government was trying to "save the culprits who are related to their 'parivaar'."

Bhai Kulvir S. Barapind’s Torture: US court dismisses case against India; ICAAD moves appeal

International Centre for Advocates Against Discrimination ICAAD is reportedly representing, on appeal, a Sikh political activist in India who is seeking damages in U.S. Courts from the Government of India and Punjab Police for being tortured while in police custody.

Jagtar Singh Tara alleges harassment by Burail Jail authorities, Begins hunger strike

Sikh Political Prisoner Jagtar Singh Tara has alleged that he was being harassed by jail authorities. Bhai Tara, who was deported to India by Thai authorities in January this year, is currently lodged in Chandigarh Model Jail, Burail.

Sikh Political prisoner Gurdeep Singh Khera escorted by police on his arrival at Amritsar. He is now lodged at Amritsar Jail

Sikh political prisoner Gurdeep Singh Khera shifted to Amritsar jail

Sikh political prisoner, Gurdeep Singh Khera, was brought to Punjab from Karnataka early this morning.

Sikh Yatris visit Gurdwara Sacha Sauda in Pakistan; Demand soft visa policy

Sikh Yatrees who are currently on pilgrimage to Pakistan visited historic Gurdwara Sacha Sauda on Tuesday (June 24).

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Govt. says no plans to get UNESCO’s Heritage site tag for Darbar Sahib

The Central government of India has reportedly clarified that there was no proposal to get Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) declared as World Heritage. There were speculations that the Central government has been ‘conspiring’ to take over control of Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) after getting UNESCO’s World Heritage site tag for the Sikh shrine.

Two Nishan-E-Sikhi Students Excel in IIT-JEE (Advanced) Exam

Khadur Sahib: Creating history in the field of science education, two students from Khadur Sahib based Nishan-e-Sikhi Institute of Science Studies (NESISS) running under the patronage of noted environmentalist Baba Sewa Singh Kar Sewa Wale, cleared IIT-JEE (Advanced) qualifying for Indian Institute of Technology (IIT).

Understanding thought patterns favouring & opposing portrayal of Sikh Gurus in Films like Nanak Shah Fakir and Chaar Sahibzaade

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Punjab BJP pretends to be upset over jail transfers of Sikh political prisoners

The Punjab state unit of the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) pretends to be upset at the transfer of Sikh political prisoners lodged in jails of other states to Punjab. Notably two Sikh political prisoners, namely Prof. Devender Pal Singh Bhullar and Gurdeep Singh Khera have been recently transferred to Central Jail Amritsar from Tihar jail Delhi and Gurberga Jail Karnataka respectively.

Khalistan slogans raised in presence of BJP top brass during Anandpur Sahib foundation celebration

Pro-Khalistan slogans were reportedly raised at Anandpur Sahib in the presence of top leadership of Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) during a function organised by the state government to mark 350th foundation day of Anandpur Sahib.

Those who oppose Yoga are traitors of country: says Haryana BJP Minister Anil Vij

Haryana's Health and Sports Minister Anil Vij yesterday said that all those opposing yoga were "traitors", and the mouths of such traitors should be "kept shut".

Simranjeet Singh Mann slams Sushma Swaraj on Lalit Modi and blacklist of Sikhs

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) today lashed out at India's Foreign Minister Sushma Swaraj for her alleged links with scam-tainted former IPL chief Lalit Modi.

Dal Khalsa lashes out at Indian state for Hurriyat Seminar ban; Oppressor state scared of (oppressed) minorities coming together, says Kanwar Pal Singh

The Dal Khalsa today hits out at chief minister of J&K and Punjab for following the dictations from New Delhi. Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh and chairman of Sikhs for Human Rights Harpal Singh Cheema said "the Hindutva party despite being in minority in Punjab and Kashmir was running the border states via New Delhi".

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CM Badal alleges victimisation on allegations of rampant drugs abuse in Punjab

It seems that Central minister Thawar Chand Gehlot's statement terming Punjab as number one state in drugs abuse continues to “hurt” Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Gehlot Central minister for social justice and empowerment had stated that that Punjab ranked number one in the country in consumption of drugs. He was addressing a joint press conference with CM Badal on June 26 at Hoshiarpur.

Central Minister, Punjab CM face-to-face on Drugs abuse in Punjab

BJP's Central minister for social justice and empowerment Thawar Chand Gehlot and Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal came face- to face on drugs abuse issue during a press conference held at Hoshiarpur yesterday.

Hindutva clouds over history textbooks: HRD Ministry draws flak

As the ruling forces at the Centre move forward with their agenda to saffronize the history text books, Ministry of Human Resources Development (HRD) faces flak. The HRD ministry came under attack after report of an NCERT meeting which decided to fix flaws in history textbooks. Some critics have termed it as an effort to saffronize history.

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Amritsar Police encounter: Victim family, SAD (B) leader allege Supari killing by cops

Speaking about the case, SAD leader, Sandhu said: “Today, Mukhjeet had met senior police officials to seek the arrest of the accused in the Gurdev murder case.” Calling the incident a “supari killing”, he also demanded a case of murder against the policemen involved.

SAD (Badal) leader shot dead in alleged police encounter at Mudhal village in Amritsar

A local leader of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) was reportedly shot dead in an alleged police encounter at Mudhal village. The incident took place on late Tuesday (June 16) evening.

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Youth Akali Dal goes High-Tech: Badal Dal’s youth wing launches App for Android mobiles

Punjab's ruling party Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has put special focus on social media. After engaging a tech-firm named “Om Logic” in Rs. 1.30 crores for social media promotion of Punjab government, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), it's leaders and wings, the ruling party has launched official profiles and pages across all major social media networks.

Badal-BJP ties likely to hit new low as Narendra Modi cancels visit to Anandpur Sahib

The relationship between the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and the BJP might touch a new low as Indian PM and BJP leader Narendra Modi has cancelled his 'proposed' visit to the sacred city of Anandpur Sahib in Punjab.