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Sikh Research Institute's upcoming webinar on Fascinating Folktales of Punjab on August 27, 2016.

SikhRI’s upcoming webinar on Fascinating Folktales of Punjab on August 27

Sikh Research Institute's upcoming webinar on Fascinating Folktales of Punjab on August 27, 2016.

Sikh council candidate’s billboard defaced in New Zealand

As per media reports, the first Sikh to run for a place on Hamilton's city council has had his billboard defaced with the name "ISIS" in black paint.

Face cover ban: Simranjeet Singh Mann slams Punjab police for harassing Sikh youth

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) chief S. Simranjeet Singh Mann has criticised the Punjab police for imposing ban on covering face while riding two wheelers in Amritsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.

HS Phoolka want Rajiv Gandhi stripped of Bharat Ratna

Aam Aadmi Party leader and senior Supreme Court lawyer Harwinder Singh Phoolka yesterday said the Centre should withdraw the Bharat Ratna conferred on former PM late Rajiv Gandhi as “he justified Sikh massacre 1984.”

Recent Senseless Shootings in Arizona and New York: Could They Be Hate Crimes?

On Monday, August 8, 2016, Amanjeet Singh Toor, a Sikh man, was shot and killed in a convenience store in Arizona. More than a week later, there is no information about why despite offers of a reward for information.

Moga Beadbi

Beadbi suspect thrashed by in Moga village, Booked under 295A IPC

A person named Harpreet Singh was reportedly beaten up by villagers after he was suspected of tearing pages of a Gurbani Gutka and throwing these on the outskirts of Daulatpura Niwan village in the Moga district yesterday.

A View from Britain on The Rise of Hate Crimes Against Minorities

Since the 9/11 attacks in New York, visible minorities have experienced a rise in racial harassment and hate crimes. There have, for example, been numerous ...

Protests in Aishmuqam after Indian forces vandalise rally venue, desecrate Sikh Gurdawara

Protests erupted in Nowgam near Saalia village of Aishmuqam after police and paramilitary forces vandalized the venue of a proposed pro-freedom rally and smashed the windowpanes of several residential houses and a local gurdawara on Monday.

Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara [File Photo]

Tihar authorities fail to present Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in Ludhiana court

Tihar jail authorities today failed to present Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in a local court in Ludhiana. Bhai Hawara's counsel Jaspal Singh Manjhpur told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) over phone that the authorities of Delhi based Tihar jail cites lack of security staff to transport Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara from Delhi to Ludhiana.

Police used third degree torture on Hoshiarpur youth Jaspreet Singh: alleges Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa was highly critical of the police for using third degree torture on Jaspreet Singh Jassa arrested along with two other youths under various charges in the first week of August.

SFJ campaigner Jaspreet Singh | Photo: Sikhs For Justice

SFJ files torture complaint to UNHRC against Punjab police IG Alok Nath Angra

A US based Sikh activists group, Sikhs For Justice, has filed a complaint filed with United Nations Human Rights Commission against top police officers of Punjab, including I.G. Lok Nath Angra.

Blacklist politics: India won’t destroy its weapon deviced to control political activism of Sikh diaspora

Indian government's infamous 'black list of Sikhs' continues to exist despite claims of various pro-government 'Sikh leaders' that they have convinced the Modi government to finish it off.

Why Udta Punjab & TV Debates fail to identify real causes & remedy for Drugs in Punjab: Talkshow with Sikh author S. Ajmer Singh

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Dr. Gandhi

Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi launches new political front in Punjab [Full Press Conference Video]

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party leader and Patiala MP Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi today launched a move to form ‘Punjab Oriented Political Platform’. Addressing a press conference Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi claimed that he had support of many social, political groups, activists, authors, intellectuals and NGOs.

BJP worker killed in suspected accidental explosion while handling bomb in Kerala

As per media reports the police on Sunday seized six swords and a knife from the house of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) worker who died in a bomb blast in a suspected accidental explosion near Koothuparamba while handling explosives on Saturday night.

Face cover ban: Simranjeet Singh Mann slams Punjab police for harassing Sikh youth

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) chief S. Simranjeet Singh Mann has criticised the Punjab police for imposing ban on covering face while riding two wheelers in Amritsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.

BJP appoints 4 Governors: Punjab new Governor V. P. Singh Badnore to stay as Chandigarh Administrator

The BJP led NDA government has appointed governors for four states. Notably, after Modi government resumed office at the Centre, governor appointed by the previous Congress led UPA governors were allegedly made to quit.

2nd List of Aam Aadmi Party candidates for Punjab Elections 2017

The Aam Aadmi Party today released second list comprising names of 13 candidates for Punjab elections 2017.

Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi with his supporters and leaders of other groups at Press Club Chandigarh [August 23, 2016]

Suspended AAP MP Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi launches move for ‘Punjab Oriented Political Platform’

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party leader and Patiala MP Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi today launched a move to form 'Punjab Oriented Political Platform'.

Election Commission team in Punjab to review preparations for Punjab Polls 2017

A five- member team of Election Commission of India headed by Sandeep Saxena Deputy Election Commissioner of India today met the Chief Electoral Officer Punjab V.K.Singh and other officers of Punjab government to review the Poll Preparedness for the ensuing Punjab Assembly Elections.

BJP leader V. P. Singh Badnore sworn in as 35th Governor of Punjab

V.P. Singh Badnore was today sworn in as Governor of Punjab. The Chief Justice of Punjab and Haryana High Court, Mr. Shiavax Jal Vazifdar, administered the oath of office to V.P. Singh Badnore at Punjab Raj Bhavan.

HS Phoolka

HS Phoolka want Rajiv Gandhi stripped of Bharat Ratna

Aam Aadmi Party leader and senior Supreme Court lawyer Harwinder Singh Phoolka yesterday said the Centre should withdraw the Bharat Ratna conferred on former PM late Rajiv Gandhi as “he justified Sikh massacre 1984.”

Aam Aadmi Party appoints Delhi MLA Jarnail Singh as Punjab co-incharge

In a significant move, the Aam Aadmi Party on Thursday (Aug. 18) appointed its Rajouri Garden MLA Jarnail Singh as its Punjab co-incharge.

Parkash Singh Badal (L), Narendra Modi (C), Capt. Amarinder Singh (R) [File Photos]

Modi govt. decision to appoint Chandigarh Administrator triggers political storm; CM seeks review

As it was expected, the Narendra Modi led central government's decision to appoint a separate administrator for Chandigarh has sparked political controversy in Punjab.

Appointment of Administrator of Chandigarh is an anti-Punjab step by Modi, says Aam Aadmi Party

Terming the decision of appointing a separate Administrator by Narindra Modi led government at Centre as anti-Punjab, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) today strongly condemned the Modi’s act.