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Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa released by police

Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa released by police

In an exclusive update shared through social networking website Facebook, Bibi Mandeep Kaur Dhillon, the daughter of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa (on hunger strike since January 16) and sister of Ravinderjit Singh Gogi (a U.S. citizen indefinitely detained in India, without arraignment, since February 26), writes

Why Harinder Sikka withdraw the Nanak Shah Fakir movie?

Commercial failure of the movie was one of the main reasons for withdrawal of film. But basic reason is that the Sikh panth rejected the movie which led to box-office failure of the movie and ultimately to the withdrawal of the film.

US citizen Ravinderjit Singh Gogi is a political prisoner who is being tortured in India, says family in California

U.S. citizen Ravinderjit Singh Gogi remains indefinitely detained in India after spending two months behinds bars without seeing a judge, but just two days after seven U.S. Congressional representatives wrote to the State Department on his behalf, officials from the U.S. Embassy in New Delhi finally visited the American citizen imprisoned in Ludhiana, a major city in India’s Punjab state.

Sikka tries to save face and skin by withdrawing Nanak Shah Fakir movie: Dal Khalsa

Giving out it’s initial reaction to withdrawal of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir, a Dal Khalsa spokesperson said that by announcing the withdrawal of the movie and surrendering before the Sikh Nation, the producer Harinder Singh Sikka has tried to save face and skin.

Harinder Sikka withdraws Nanak Shah Fakir Movie

Makers of the controversial movie Nanak Shah Fakir have reportedly withdrawn their movie. Harinder Sikka, who arrogantly released his movie on April 17 ignoring all appeals and warnings to withdraw the movie, said that the the film was withdrawn for the time being after directions from Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh.

Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa's struggle continues

CRPP delegation met President of India on political prisoners issue

Representatives of Committee for the release of political prisoners (CRPP) comprising various Sikh bodies yesterday (on April 23) met President of India and sought the release of the prisoners who have completed their maximum term in prison.

Screenings of film Nanak Shah Fakir cancelled after mass Sikh protest, notes The Guardian

A news reported in "The Guardian" notes that [t]he Odeon and Cineworld cinema chains cancelled screenings of film Nanak Shah Fakir following a major sit-in protest at a branch of Cineworld in Wolverhampton.

Police beating of Sikh US Citizen jailed in India was a pre-planned conspiracy

Bibi Sarvinder Kaur is daughter of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa, an elderly Sikh activists who is on continuing hunger strike since 16 January 2015 and who is currently hospitalised at Civil Hospital Ludhiana where he is being force-fed by the doctors under directions from the police and administration.

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Sikh massacre case convict granted interim bail by Delhi High Court

The Delhi High Court today granted 10 days' interim bail to Balwan Khokhar, a convict in a November 1984 Sikh carnage related case who is serving life imprisonment.

Withdrawal of Nanak Shah Fakir movie is a victory for Sikh Panth; Jathedar should take firm stand now: Sikh Youth of Punjab

Hoshairpur: Sikh Youth of Punjab, a Sikh youth organisation which actively campaigned against the Nanak Shah Fakir movie, today released a written statement saying that ...

Jagmeet Singh NDP appointed new Deputy leader of Ontario NDP

MPP Jagmeet Singh is new deputy leader of Ontario NDP

MPP Jagmeet Singh is appointed as new deputy leader of Ontario NDP. It’s the first time in more than a decade Ontario’s NDP Caucus has had a deputy leader.

Indian state want to gain control of Darbar Sahib through UNESCO World Heritage status: Dal Khalsa UK

Dal Khalsa UK firmly opposes the proposal for UNESCO World Heritage Status/Site (WHS) for the Sri Harmandar Sahib Complex & Sri Akal Takht Sahib our supreme authority.The Sri Harmandar Sahib Complex being granted WHS would mean that the Central Government of Hindutva India would own the site & have full control over all aspects of the complex,including who comes in & what the conditions would be.

On internal rift of Aam Aadmi Party and ouster of Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan from PAC


Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa's struggle continues

CRPP delegation met President of India on political prisoners issue

Representatives of Committee for the release of political prisoners (CRPP) comprising various Sikh bodies yesterday (on April 23) met President of India and sought the release of the prisoners who have completed their maximum term in prison.

Full text of Yogendra Yadav’s letter in reply to show cause notice by AAP disciplinary committee

I received your "Show Cause Notice" around midnight on the 17th. Frankly, I have been in a dilemma on whether to respond to this communication. On the one hand it appears part of a pre-scripted drama where the outcome is already decided and well-known. Participating in this drama could only legitimize it, I am told.

Kashmiri Youth’s killing: Hurriyat approaches NHRC to urge probe

Hurriyat Conference has reportedly filed a petition before the National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) seeking its investigation in Budgam Incident in which a class 9 student Suhail Ahmad Sofi was shot dead by a CRPF constable following instructions from ASI Manzoor Ahmad. Hurriyat has demanded for suspension of the accused cops and prosecution in civil court in the petition.

Defamation case: Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, Shazia Ilmi and Prashant Bhushan appear as co-accused

Delhi Chief Minister and Arvind Kejriwal and Deputy CM Manish Sisodia today appeared before a local court here in connection with a criminal defamation complaint filed against them by former union minister Kapil Sibal's son Amit Sibal.

Demand for Ban on Nanak Shah Fakir Movie: Delhi Govt. forward concerns to L-G

Controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ might come under hammer in Delhi following the two months delay on its release in Punjab and Chandigarh. Various Sikh organizations united under the banner of United Sikh Mission (USM) are active to compel Delhi Government to ban the release of this movie.

AAP expels founding leaders

Yogendra Yadav, Prashant Bhushan, Anand Kumar & Ajit Jha expelled from Aam Aadmi Party

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) last night (April 20) expelled it’s founding leaders Prashant Bhushan, Yogendra Yadav, Anand Kumar and Ajit Jha for alleged anti-party activities and “gross indiscipline”. They were served a show-cause notice two days back, to which three leaders, except Ajit Jha, had replied in writing.

Resolution indicting Indian govt for Nov 84 killings in California state assembly: Dal Khalsa appreciates and thanks members of the assembly

Dal Khalsa today appreciated and thanked members of the assembly of California state of the US for expressing solidarity with aggrieved Sikh community and holding Indian government officials responsible for failing to prevent the killings of Sikhs in Nov 1984 and urging New Delhi to admit its culpability.

Full Text of Prashant Bhushan’s reply to Aam Aadmi Party’s show cause notice

I received your “show cause Notice” at around 11 pm on the 17th. The emergency in the party to deal with it is reflected in your asking me to respond by 6 pm yesterday. It is indeed remarkable and ironic that you along with Ashish Khetan and Dinesh Vaghela have sent this notice to us, styling yourself as the “National Disciplinary Committee”.

Dal Khalsa leader Kanwar Pal Singh [File Photo]

Reins of J&K govt are always in the hands of New Delhi: Sikh body reacts to cold-blooded murder of Kashmiri youth

Dal Khalsa today strongly condemned the cold blooded killing of a teenager Suhail Ahmad Sofi in the firing by security forces and registration of case under sedition charges against Kashmir's veteran Hurriyat leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani.

Ludhiana MLA Simarjit Bains, 29 others, charged with attempt to murder (s. 307); Sent to 14 days judicial custody

Arrested Ludhiana MLA Simarjit Singh Bains was reportedly sent to judicial custody for 14 days along with his 29 supporters. He, along with his arrested supporters, now faces charges of attempt to murder under section 307 of the IPC (attempt to murder).

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Now Sukhbir Badal visits hospital to see Gurdaspur Shiv Sena leader Harminder Soni

Amritsar, Punjab: Following the visit of CM Parkash Badal and DGP Sumedh Saini, Deputy Chief Minister of Punjab Sukhbir Badal today reached Escorts Fortis Hospital ...

AAP’s Talwandi Sabo Conference: SIT, Farmers’ Issues remain in focus

Aam Aadmi Party held its first political conference at Talwandi Sabo (Bathinda) on the occasion of Vasakhi. The party leaders targeted the trend of nepotism prevailing in Punjab politics from decades.