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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 Foreign Secretary expected to address Sikh Community concerns: Sikh Federation UK

The Foreign Secretary, Philip Hammond is tomorrow planning to address Sikh community concerns in an important visit to Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Havelock Road, Southall, one of the largest Sikh Gurdwaras in Europe.

Copy of Complaint moved against Punjab police officers in Portugal

A criminal complaint has been lodged with Portuguese Attorney General against the Indian police officers on the charges of torture and murder who are in Lisbon to seek extradition of Sikh activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma.

Justice Markandey Katju to visit Behbal Kalan to probe police firing incident

Justice Markandey Katju is set to visit Behbal Kalan village near Kotkapura in Faridkot district to get first-hand information about the October 14 (2014) police firing incident wherein two Sikh youths were killed by the Punjab police.

Criminal Complaint Filed Against Indian Police Officers sent in Extradition Case

As per a news released by the Sikh Council UK the Solicitors of Sikh activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma have today filed a criminal complaint against three of the four Police officers sent by India to Portugal to oversee the handing over of an extradition request against Paramjeet Singh.

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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”.

Non inclusion of Sikh regiment in Jan 26 parade is non-issue: Sikh bodies

Striking a discordant chord, Dal Khalsa and Akali Dal Panch Pardani today asserted that non-inclusion of the Sikh regiment in the India's republic day parade was non issue for them and it should be the same for the community at large.

Jagmeet Singh MPP and Harinder Singh on UK tour

On 2nd February, Harinder Singh (Former CEO, Sikh Research Institute) and Jagmeet Singh MPP (Deputy Leader, New Democratic Party, Canada) begin their 2016 UK Tour, said a written press release sent by Gurpreet Garcha - UK liaison, #FreeAkalTakht.

Criminal Complaint filed against Punjab police officers in Portugal | Photo Source: Sikhs For Justice

“Torture & Murder” Charges Filed Against Punjab Police Officers In Portugal

A criminal complaint has been lodged with Portuguese Attorney General against the Indian police officers on the charges of torture and murder who are in Lisbon to seek extradition of Khalistan activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma, reads a written press release by the Sikhs For Justice.

Wolverhampton SW MP backs Paramjeet Singh Pamma; Opposes his extradition to India

Raising concerns against suspected extradition of Sikh activist Paramjeet Singh Pamma to India by Portugal, Wolverhampton South West MP Rob Marris has written a letter to Minister of State for Europe David Lidington.

January 26, 2016

UK Labour Party Support for Sikh Self-determination: UK Sikh bodies

Westminster, London: Leaders of some UK based Sikh organisations, along with the Westminster cross party group ‘Parliamentarians for National Self-determination’ (PNSD), recently briefed the UK Labour Party’s ...

Curbing Hate: Sikh Coalition Engages with Law Enforcement & Educators

In the wake of recent hate violence against Sikh Americans, the Sikh Coalition has prepared a variety of new resources to combat hate and has engaged in significant outreach with law enforcement and educators, requesting them to remain vigilant during this difficult time.

Interview with Bhai PanthPreet Singh by Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh

Politics

SAD Badal leaders abuse each other on whatsapp group

#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.

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.

Gurmeet Pinky files complaint against Sarbjit Virk & Kanwar Sandhu: reports PTC News

A Punjabi news channel, PTC News, has aired some video bytes of former police cat-turned cop Gurmeet Pinky, maintaining that Pinky has made “explosive revelation”.

Congress announces not to contest Khadoor Sahib by poll

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh today announced the boycott of Khadoor Sahib bypoll. He made this announcement during a press conference at Press Club, Chandigarh.

Pro-freedom Sikh body writes to visiting French president

Seeking his intervention to uphold the liberty of the Sikhs, Kashmiris and other struggling peoples, the Dal Khalsa has urged the visiting French president Francois Hollande to impress upon the Indian leadership to explore possibilities of amending India’s constitution to give restless Indians of various nationalities and regional identities the right to self-determination.

Deepinder Dhillon (L), Harry Mann (R) [File Photos]

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.

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.

Harpal Singh Cheema (L), Kanwar Pal Singh (R)

Non inclusion of Sikh regiment in Jan 26 parade is non-issue: Sikh bodies

Striking a discordant chord, Dal Khalsa and Akali Dal Panch Pardani today asserted that non-inclusion of the Sikh regiment in the India's republic day parade was non issue for them and it should be the same for the community at large.

Dal Khalsa joins issue with President Pranab Mukherjee on Darbar Sahib attack

Dal Khalsa today joins issue with President of the country Pranab Mukherjee on his viewpoint that the army assault against Darbar Sahib codenamed "Operation Blue Star" in June 1984 was unavoidable.

SP Salwinder Singh [File Photo]

Pathankot Attack: NIA clean chit to SP Salwinder Singh

Punjab Police SP Salwinder Singh, who was being probed by India's National Investigation Agency (NIA) in connection with Pathankot attack, was reportedly given a clean chit by NIA after the lie-detector test found nothing incriminating against him.

Punjab Elections 2017: Prof. Manjeet Singh present day politics in Punjab

Pind Bachao, Punjab Bachao (Save the villages, Save the Punjab) committee held a panel discussion at Chandigarh on January 18, 2016 at Kisan Bhawan, Sector 35A, Chandigarh to discuss the issues, challenges and possibilities for the Punjab.