Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Bhai Ajmer Singh about contemporary situation of the Sikh panth and stagnation in Sikh politics.
Samvad, a discussion forum, has announced to hold a lecture on "Sikhs and Sikh Organization" topic at Gurdwara Jotisar Sahib (Patshahi 6), village Khurana, district Sangrur.
Sikh author Bhai Ajmer Singh addressed a Gurmat Samagam at village Ghuman (Gurdaspur) on October 15, 2016. He shared his views about the relation of a Sikh with the Sikh Guru Sahibs. This is full video recording of the speech.
Panthic Talmel Sangathan and Akal Purakh Ki Fauj celebrated Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Ram Dass Ji today in accordance with the original Nanakshahi Calendar.
S. Ajmer Singh is a Sikh historian and thinker. He analysed the contemporary situation of the Sikh panth in wake of recent incidents of repeated incidents of Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib Ji in Punjab, and in this context, he analysed the role of political and religious Sikh leadership.
Amritsar, Punjab: An annual function at Akal Takht Sahib marked martyrdom day of Shaheed Bhai Sukhdev Singh Sukha and Shaheed Bhai Harjinder Singh Jinda. Bhog of Sri Akhand Path Sahib was held this morning near Akal Takht Sahib, which was followed by Gurbani Kirtan and the Ardas.
Towards the end of May 2014, Sardar Gurpreet Singh, in consultation with others, decided to commemorate the 30th anniversary of the 1984 army attack on Darbar Sahib in Amritsar. It was decided to hold a representative meeting of all sections of the Sikh people and to support the quest for an open enquiry by international bodies to probe the events leading to the attack and subsequent atrocities.
In an appeal made on the name of Sikh Panth from Akal Takhat, Jathedar of the Takhat Giyani Gurbachan Singh Khalsa has urged Sikh Panth not to make political allegations on June 6 when the Sikh Panth will be observing 30th anniversary of attack on Akal Takhat at Amritsar.
This clip is video recording of S. Ajmer Singh's lecture, in which he expressed his views about the rise of Aam Aadmi Party, it's leadership, situations in which it emerged and on certain stands taken by it. He also expressed his views that how the Sikh nationalist leadership should deal with Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).
A special lecture of Sikh intellectual and Historian S. Ajmer Singh was arranged on topic: “Indian Elections 2014 and the Sikh Panth” on April 10, 2014 at Gurdwara Sahib, Sikh Patti, Village Jagatpur near Mukandpur, Phillar Banga Road, District Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar, Punjab.
Nawanshahr, Punjab (January 10, 2014): In view of the internecine clash at Takht Patna Sahib and subsequent suspension of jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh, the Dal Khalsa said in an effort to avoid such shameful and regrettable incidents, the Sikh community must evolve a code of conduct for the exalted offices of heads of all five Takht’s.
Amritsar, Punjab (October 31, 2013): The SGPC along with Dal Khalsa and Akali Dal Panch Pardani today observed the martyrdom day of Bhai Beant Singh, who assassinated late Indira Gandhi the then Prime Minister of India 29 years ago on this day.
Amritsar, Punjab (October 31, 2013): An annual function was held this morning at Akal Takht Sahib to mark the 29th martyrdom anniversary of Shaheed Beant Singh who had laid his life while punishing Indira Gandhi for ordering attack on holiest Sikh shrine – Darbar Sahib, Amritsar.
Suman, Punjab (October 01, 2013): It is learnt that on September 30, 2013 a trial court of Sunam acquitted 14 Dera Sauda Sirsa followers in Bhai Kamaljit Singh Sunam's murder case.
Amritsar, Punjab (August 31, 2013): Commemorating the 18th death anniversary of Bhai Dilawar Singh an assassin of late Chief Minister of Punjab, the Sikh groups fired a salvo against the Central government for its proposed move to release the postal stamp in memory of late Congress leader Beant Singh.
Patiala, Punjab (August 29, 2013): A recent study has reportedly revealed that not even 1% of Sikhs settled in north-eastern and southern states identify themselves with their gotras/castes/surnames.
Itanagar/Ludhiana (April 23, 2012): As per a news report by “Press Trust of India - PTI” the over 50,000-strong Sikh population in Assam feel they are a neglected lot with neither the Assam nor the Punjab governments giving them due recognition. Mostly scattered in Nagaon and Sonitpur districts, the Assamese Sikhs, as they have come to be known, trace their origin to 1820 when Maharaja Ranjit Singh sent 500 Sikh soldiers to the region to fight Myanmarese invaders.
Ludhiana, Punjab (January 13, 2012): Yesterday's decision of United Nations Human Rights Committee uplifting Dastar/Turban ban in France is widely welcomed by various Human rights activists, Sikh organizations, lawyers and rights bodies. Sikh Siyasat Network was able to collects comments of various prominent persons on this matter.
The main reason behind static and confused situation on this issue could be the complex nature of issue, which on the one hand relates to the internal dynamics of the Sikh society (the definition of Sehajdhari and their role) and on the other hand it is related to relations of Sikhs with the Indian State (the Sikh Gurudwara Management Act, 1925; the role of Indian Parliament in Sikh religious affairs regarding amendment etc. of the 1925 Act and role of Indian courts being interpretting authority in relation to the said Act.).
Amritsar, Punjab (December 02, 2011): A committee constituted by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) is reported to have finalized the palace to build a memorial for attack on Darbar Sahib, Amritsar (also called the Golden Temple of Sri Amritsar) by Indian Army in June 1984, which was code-named by Indian State as "Operation Blue Star".Next Page »