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Eh Janam Tumhari Lekhe - A movie on life of Bhagat Puran Singh

Review of Punjabi movie “Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe” – a film on Bhagat Puran Singh

Punjabi moive "Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe" was released today (January 30, 2015). A film by Harjit Singh, Eh Janam Tumhare Lekhe movie is a biopic based on the life of Bhagat Puran Singh Ji. Bhagat Puran Singh Ji devoted his life to selfless service of the underprivileged, ill, retarded and rejected people of the contemporary society.

United Sikhs’ activism prevented bill requiring Sikh operators to provide hair sample

An update by the United Sikhs says the Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2013 (H.R. 3403) was a bill proposed on October 30, 2013 by Congressman Eric "Rick" Crawford (R-AR) who introduced the Drug Free Commercial Driver Act of 2013. The bill proposed to allow motor carriers to force a Sikh operator to provide a hair sample.

Dal Khalsa responds to Shiv Sena: Word secular is sham, only to hoodwink the world

Twenty four hours after the US president Barack Obama counselled India for its growing religious intolerance, the Shiv Sena an alliance of the ruling BJP has advised the government to remove the word secular and socialist from preamble of the Indian constitution as the Hindutva family reiterated that India is a Hindu Nation.

Leicester’s first free Sikh school proves good ethos is main ingredient for success

Leicester’s first free Sikh school has shown that a good ethos is the main ingredient in creating a successful learning environment.

How Americans view Sikhs? explains newly released report

Regularly subjected to discrimination and occasionally even the targets of hate crimes, Sikhs number between 200,000 and 500,000 in the U.S., according to AP. There are an estimated 25 million Sikhs worldwide, making their tradition one of the largest organized religions on the globe.

Sikh Election Manifesto for British Parliamentary Elections 2015_

Sikh Election Manifesto for British Parliamentary elections to be released on Jan. 31

Sikhs in United Kingdom have reportedly prepared "Sikh Election Manifesto" for May 2015 elections for British Parliament.

Targeted by land mafia, attacked by goons and booked by cops, Sikh farmers fleeing Gujarat

Targeted by land mafia, attacked by goons and booked by cops, Sikh farmers who had made the inhospitable terrain in Bhuj area of Gujarat cultivable, are now forced to flee the land they had made their home.

Badal Dal leader booked by police for selling Takht Kesgarh Sahib land

The police reportedly booked a Badal Dal leader from Nurpur Bedi, Jagtar Singh Bhaini, who connived with a Congress leader and allegedly sold land belonging to Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib. He was reporedly booked on on January 28. The district attorney has asked the police to also investigate the role of revenue officials in the case.

The Kirpan

World Sikh Organization of Canada assists student barred from wearing Kirpan in LSAT

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has successfully assisted a Sikh student barred from wearing his kirpan into the Law School Admission Test (LSAT).

Most Americans know little about Sikhs and Sikhism, revels new study

Most Americans know little or nothing about Sikhs, a new survey shows. The survey, commissioned by a nonprofit seeking to build positive images of U.S. Sikhism, found that 60 percent of non-Asian-Americans said they had no knowledge of Sikhs. Eleven percent said they were close friends with a Sikh person, and 31 percent said they had never interacted with a Sikh.

Jagtar Singh Tara [File Photo]

Jagtar Singh Tara’s Police remand ends in Ropar case, Bhogpur police gets custody for questioning

Jagtar Singh Tara, who was extradited by Thailand earlier this month, was yesterday (on January 26) remanded to judicial custody till February 9 by a Ropar court but he was handed over to Bhogpur police on an arrest warrant for questioning in another case registered against him in Jalandhar.

Attacked Sikh farmers in Gujarat too booked by police

Media reports say that Sikh farmers settled in the Kutch area of Gujarat are living in fear following the January 24 attack on some farmers at Loria village, 15 km from Bhuj.

Discussing case of elderly Sikh Political Prisoners detained in Indian Jails under TADA

Politics

Kiran Bedi vs Arvind Kejriwal

Aam Aadmi Party still hosts edge over BJP, Kejriwal over Kiran Bedi: says ABP survey

A pre-poll survey conducted by ABP News - Nielsen shows that the Aam Aadmi Party has managed to win back supporters in New Delhi and has now taken a lead over the BJP in the Delhi Assembly polls.

Kiran Bedi showers praise on Hindutva fountainhead RSS

Kiran Bedi, Bhartiya Janta Party's chief ministerial candidate for Delhi elections, has showered praiser over Hindutva fountain head Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) and its ideology.

Punjab CM says ban on “Messenger of God” movie not permanent

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal today said the state government's decision to ban the screening of controversial film Messenger of God was taken in the "larger public interest" and could be reviewed "once the law and order situation normalises".

Arvind Kejriwal invites Kiran Bedi for open public debate

The dynamics of electoral politics witnessed major change in currently after former IPS officer Kiran Bedi joined the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). She is declared as Hindutva body's Chief Ministerial candidate against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal.

Congress demands apology from AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal for bribe remarks

Congress party today (Jan. 18) demanded that Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Chief Arvind Kejriwal should seek an apology from the people of Delhi for his controversial remark asking voters to take "bribes" from BJP and Congress but vote for AAP in the Assembly polls.

Recent Auto-rickshaw poster in Delhi that hit headlines as Kiran Bedi sent legal notice to Arvind Kejriwal

Auto-Rickshaw poster irks Kiran Bedi; Sends legal notice to Arvind Kejriwal

The 'political tussle' between former IPS turned Hindutva's CM face in Delhi Kiran Bedi and Aam Aadmi Pary (AAP) chief Arvind Kejriwal took dramatic turn as Kiran Bedi sent Kejriwal a legal notice for using her photo, without her permission, in posters for his campaign.

Dal Khalsa observed India’s republic day as Black Republic day

Observing India's republic day as Black Republic day, the Dal Khalsa with the support of SAD (Panch Pardani) today organized public rallies to protest against Constitutional wrongs, injustices and discrimination's at Amritsar, Jalandhar, Ludhiana and Kot Isse Khan (Moga).

Drugs racket: High Court stays transfer of ED officer

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday (Jan. 21) ordered a stay on the transfer of Assistant Director of Enforcement Directorate Niranjan Singh who is probing the alleged Rs 6,000-crore drug racket and money laundering case in Punjab.

Parkash Singh Badal and others addressing the media after meeting Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh

MSG movie was banned as per Center’s advise: Punjab CM Badal

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal told media reporters that the controversial “Messenger of God” movie was banned as per ‘advise’ of the Central government. He was replying to media queries on Jan. 19 at Lambi area of Punjab after holding ‘Sangat Darshan’.

I accept Arvind Kejriwal’s challenge; But will debate in Assembly: says Kiran Bedi

Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP)'s chief ministerial candidate for the Delhi Assembly polls Kiran Bedi on Tuesday accepted Arvind Kejriwal's challenge for a debate with him and said she will do it on the floor of the Assembly.

SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar and others addressing the media persons at Fatehgarh Sahib [Jan. 17, 2014]

SGPC executive removes Takht Damdama Sahib Jathedar Giani Balwant Singh Nandgarh

In a contested move Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) today "released" Giani Balwant Singh Nandgarh from his "duty" as Jathedar of Takht Damdama Sahib.

AAP’s maiden conference at Maghi (Mukatsar) attracted impressive crowd

Media reports say that the maiden political conference of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) at the Maghi Mela in Mukatsar attracted a impressive crowd. All four AAP MPs and state convener Sucha Singh Chhotepur addressed the rally. AAP leaders focused on the drug issue and gave the slogan of “Nasha Mukt, Badal Mukt Punjab” (durgs free, Badal free Punjab).