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96 years old Sikh got bail from Supreme Court of India after about 2 years

New Delhi/ Ludhiana: Dr. Assa Singh, 96, was reportedly granted bail by the Supreme Court of India on 17 October, 2014. Bapu Assa Singh was convicted by a TADA court in November 2012 in a more than 25 years old case.

Sikh massacre in India 30 years ago arises as issue in California congressional run

Sacramento, California: Media reports suggest that the Sikh genocide of November 1984 in India is turning to an issue of concern in California election race this year, as certain Sikh sections in California have developed reservations about Democratic Rep. Ami Bera as later he had refused to acknowledge the involvement of the Indian government in the brutal massacres of Sikhs 3o years ago.

Delhi police chained Jagtar Singh Hawara during court appearance; Sikh bodies express outrage

New Delhi, India: Delhi police's move to present Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara being handcuffed and chained in a Delhi court has triggered outrage from various Sikh bodies. Jagtar Singh Hawara is undergoing imprisonment for life in Delhi's Tihar Jail. He was reportedly presented in a Delhi court today in relation to a case. Photos of Jagtar Singh Hawara that went viral today shows that he was chained by Delhi police while bringing him to the court complex.

U.S. Attorney Preet Bharara’s office writes to Dept. of Corrections in Sikh Turban removal case

New York, USA: Mr. Gurbhej Singh Sandhu, an elderly Sikh gentleman, had his religious freedom violated by the New York City Department of Correction (DOC). Mr.Sandhu visited Rikers Island Correctional Facility on numerous occasions since February 2012 to meet with his son, who was serving a sentence at the facility. Mr.Sandhu was made to remove his turban on every occasion he went to meet his son at Rikers Island, including on November 13, 2013.

Legal Victory: Belgian Supreme Court overturns ban on turban in GO school

St Truiden, Belgium: The Belgian Conseil d’Etat has upheld the freedom of religion of Sikh students by overturning the ban on the Sikh Turban in a GO school, which is part of a large group of schools attended by many Sikh students in the Flemish part of Belgium.

Resham Singh [File Photo]

Pakistan: MPA demands Security of Sikh Community

KP, Pakistan: Member of the Pakistan's Punjab Assembly Ramesh Singh Arora Sunday (Oct. 19) urged the Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government to provide security to the Sikh community in the province.

Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa tenders list of 7 Sikh political prisoners at Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa who has been demanding release of Sikh political prisoners languishing in Indian Jails despite serving the minimum mandatory terms of their sentences today said that he has handed over a list of 7 Sikh prisoners at Akal Takht Sahib Secretariat in Amritsar. Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa said that Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh had called him to provide the list of concerned Sikh prisoners.

KMO calls upon Canadian Sikh Community to boycott funeral of human rights abuser

Edmonton/ Calgary: In the midst of the Canadian Sikh community lived a man who was responsible for the torture of thousands of Sikhs and the deaths of hundreds of Sikhs at a conservative estimate. His Name is Gurmail Bai (Gurmail Grewal). He recently died living easy life here in Canada. (Calgary/Edmonton). He was a regular caller at various radio station in Alberta where he presented himself as just and honest police officer. He would further proclaim his sympathy for various victim families and blamed all state atrocities on few bad apples in Punjab police. Which could not be furthest from truth.

Rakhe Harmandir De - Punjabi Movie

Punjabi film ‘Rakhe Harimander De’ revisits history

With the screening of its theatrical trailer, Virasat Films & Punj-aab Creation on Tuesday (Oct. 14) gave a sneak peak into their Punjabi film, Rakhe Harimander De. Although being presented as a devotional film, this piece of cinema, with plenty of action, elaborate sets, special effects and rousing dialogues came across as a historical film.

Giani Gurbachan Singh welcomes decision of Belgium Supreme Court on Turban issue

Amritsar, Punjab: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has welcomed the decision of Belgium Supreme Court's allowing a Sikh student to wear turban in School.

Supporters of Baba Daduwal outside the DC’s office in Bathinda on Thursday (Oct. 16)

Kotshamir residents want Gurdwara Jandalisar management be handed over to Baba Daduwal

Bathinda, Punjab: Residents of Kotshamir village have demanded that the district administration should intervene and stop SGPC member Amrik Singh from “illegally” taking over the control of Gurdwara Jandalisar Sahib.

On stagnation in contemporary Sikh politics [Mustwatch Talkshow]

Contemporary Sikh politics is passing through a phase of severe stagnation. Many Sikh political parties – (so-called) mainstream political parties and panthic political parties are there but they are not able to reflect Sikh ethos in their activism.

On stagnation in contemporary Sikh politics [Recommended Video]

Politics

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SAD (Badal) must take lessons from Haryana results, says Shanta Kaumar

BJP state in-charge leader Shanta Kumar said the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) must take lessons from the poll outcome in Haryana. He said the SAD (Badal) should know that its experiment of having a coalition with other parties had failed to bring any harm to the BJP.

Harayna Results: Badal Dal candidate from Ambala lasted at fourth place

Ambala, Haryana: Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) joint candidate Balvinder Singh lasted at fourth place from Ambala City assembly seat. BJP candidate Aseem Goel won Ambala City seat with 60216 votes. Haryana Jan Chetna Party (V) candidate Venod Sharma positioned second with 35964 votes. Badal Dal candidate Balvinder Singh secured 22783 votes for fourth place.

Haryana Results: Badal Dal candidate Balkaur Singh wins Kalanwali seat

Haryana, India: Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) joint candidate Balkaur Singh has won Kalanwali seat in Haryna. Balkaur Singh secured 54112 votes and defeated his nearest rival and Congress candidate Shashipal Keharwala who secured 41,147 votes. BJP candidate Rajender Singh Desujodha positioned third with 17005 votes.

LK Advani arrives to Dera Radha Swami Beas to meet Gurinder Dhillon

Beas, Amritsar: BJP leader LK Advani is visiting Dera Radha Soami Beas to meet its head Gurinder Singh Dhillon. As per media reports the Hindutva leader arrived in Dera Beas yesterday (Oct. 17) and he is expected to stay in Dera till this (Oct. 18) afternoon.

No one can warn India, China should to hold talks to settle border issue: Rajnath

New Delhi, India: Reacting to China's response to India's plans to build a road along India-China border in Arunachal Pradesh, Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh today said that "no one could warn India". Rajnath Singh said that "India is a strong country and no one could warn us".

Haryana Rai Assembly Election 2014 result

Interesting! Congress bagged Rai assembly seat with just 3 votes (Haryana Results)

Sonepat, Haryana: It was a real neck to neck during Haryana Assembly election in Rai assembly segment of Sonepat district, as there was a winning margin of just 3 votes. The constituency was engaged in an intense triangular fight between Congress Party, Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) and Bhartiya Janta Party.

Haryana Assembly Elections 2014: Complete List of Winning and Loosing Candates

The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has attained clear majority in Haryana assembly. BJP secured 47 seats in 90 member state assembly. Two times ruling Congress party was able to secure 15 seats and lasted at third place. Indian National Lok Dal (INDL) secured 19 seats while it’s ally Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) also bagged 1 seat. Haryana Janhit Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party bagged 2 and 1 seats respectivly, while independent candidates won from 5 seats.

An overview of Haryana Assembly election 2014 results; Party wise winning list

Haryana, India: The Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) has attained clear majority in Haryana assembly. BJP secured 47 seats in 90 member state assembly. Two times ruling Congress party was able to secure 15 seats and lasted at third place. Indian National Lok Dal (INDL) secured 19 seats while it's ally Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) also bagged 1 seat. Haryana Janhit Congress and Bahujan Samaj Party bagged 2 and 1 seats respectivly, while independent candidates won from 5 seats.

Celebrations take place at BJP headquarters as the counting continues in Haryana, Maharashtra

BJP bags Haryana; Largest in Maharashtra but will have to woo Shiv Sena

Haryana/ Maharashtra: The counting of votes in Haryana and Maharashtra are underway and trends show that Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is likely to gain clear majority in Haryana. In Maharashtra the ruling party of India is emerging as the largest party but it is likely to fall short of majority there.

Anna Hazara writes to Narendra Modi on Black-money issue, threatens to launch agitation

New Delhi, India: Anti-corruption activist Anna Hazare has reportedly written a letter to Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi threatening to launch an agitation if the black-money was not brought back to India. Anna Hazare also criticized the BJP government for telling the Supreme Court that all information on black money stashed abroad can't be disclosed.

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BJP chief Amit Shah to meet leaders of RSS, VHP and other Hindutva bodies in Uttar Pradesh

Uttar Pradesh, India: Bhartiya Janta Party (BJPP president Amit Shah will be in Uttar Pradesh today for a two-day visit to attend a function of Hindutva fountain head Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). The state has witnessed more than 600 incidents of communal violence since the formation of BJP government in Center.

Badal govt. takes U-turn: Security cover restored for BJP’s Navjot Sidhu

Chandigarh: A day after withdrawing Y plus security of former Amritsar MP and BJP leader Navjot Sidhu, the Badal government on Wednesday (Oct. 16) took you turn and restored his security cover. The security cover was withdrawn after Navjot Sidhu's verbal attacks on Badals during election campaign in Haryana.