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Rajasthan Govt. Orders Probe After Video Showing Sikh Men Beaten in Ajmer Goes Viral

As per media reports the Rajasthan State Commission for Minorities has sought a factual report on a video that went viral on Thursday showing four Sikh men purportedly beaten up by local residents of Chainpura in Ajmer district.

Uttarakhand Police Arrest 25 Sikhs for performing Ardas at Haridwar; 1 Booked under Sedition

Uttarakhand police arrested 25 Sikhs who were performing Ardas on the banks of Ganga river at Haridwar, one of whom is booked under sedition charges.

Sikh leaders flay ‘police excesses’ on Sikligar Sikhs during Mahapanchayat in Indore

A "Mahapanchayat of Sikligar Sikhs" was held at Gurudwara Sri guru Singh Sabha in Indore on Saturday (May 13) amid reports that Sikligar Sikhs were facing police excesses in Madhya Pradesh.

Investigate Atrocities Against Sikhlighar Sikhs In MP, SGPC Urged

After the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee chief Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar earlier this month wrote a letter to Madhya Pradesh Chief Minister

Indian Supreme Court Rejects Petition seeking Incorporation of Sikh History in School Syllabus

Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Monday (April 24) refused to issue any directions on a petition seeking incorporation of Sikh History in School Syllabus.

Delhi Assembly Had Recognised Sikh Genocide 1984 Back in 2015: Official Copy of Official Motion Unanimously Passed on June 30, 2015

Indian Defence Minister Arun Jaitley's claim that the Ontario parliament's Sikh Genocide 1984 was an exaggeration of the facts stands exposed in wake of the fact that similar motion was passed by Delhi State Assembly itself on June 30, 2015.

Even BJP’s Own Legislators had Participated in Sikh Genocide 1984 Motion Passed by Delhi Assembly on 30 June 2015

New Delhi: Indian government led by the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) may be raising objections to the Sikh Genocide 1984 motion passed by the Ontario ...

SGPC would Construct Sikh Genocide 1984 Memorial at Hondh Chillar: Kirpal Singh Badungar

The newly elected president of the SGPC Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar stated that the foundation stone of Sikh genocide 1984 memorial at Hondh Chillar laid by the then Jathedar Akal Takhat Sahib will be respected.

Sikh Historian Bhai Ajmer Singh to Address Nagpur Sikh Sangat on Dec. 17 & 18

It is learnt that renowned Sikh historian and thinker Bhai Ajmer Singh would address Nagpur Sikh sangat on December 17 and 18.

Why Even After 32 Years Of 1984 Sikh Massacre Perpetrators Roam Free? [by Shamsul Islam]

32 years back in the first week of 1984, thousands of Sikhs; children, women and men, all Indian citizens, were butchered, burnt alive or killed in the most sadistic manner in different parts of the country.

Betrayal of the Sikhs (Address to Indian parliament by S. Kapur Singh)

Sikh Siyasat News is reproducing in following lines the text of historic speech by Sirdar Kapur Singh in Indian Parliament on September 6, 1966. In this speech the National Professor of Sikhism had documented the fact of betrayal of Sikhs by the Indian State.

High Court want UP Govt to explain withdrawal of Pilibhit jail massacre case

The Allahabad High Court yesterday allowed four weeks to the Uttar Pradesh Government to file a reply on the issue of withdrawal of criminal case against 42 Pilibhit jail staff who killed seven TADA prisoners in the jail and seriously injured another 21.

ABVP under fire as a Sikh student is beaten up in Hyderabad

“They want to keep the pot boiling” is a charge that comes up very often at the University of Hyderabad. As a new academic year begins, the fear is that July 2016 could to be headed the way of July 2015.

DSGMC officals face wrath of Delhi Sikhs after MCD demolishes Mati Dass Chhabil

The situation continues to be tense at Chandni Chowk area of Delhi as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) officials assisted by the Delhi police demolished Bhai Mati Dass Chhabil near Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib.

Police Sikhs clash near Sisganj Sahib in Delhi; Bhai Mati Dass Chhabil being demolished

New Delhi: Situation is reportedly tense in Sisganj Sahib area in Delhi after a clash took place between the police and the Sikhs this morning. ...

No progress in fresh investigation into 1984 Sikh massacre cases after one year

A Special Investigation team (SIT) formed by the Indian government in February 2015 to reinvestigate closed cases related to the 1984 Sikh massacre has not yet filed charges in a single case, Amnesty International India said today.

442 convicted by Delhi court for 1984 Sikh massacres: minister tells Rajya Sabha

A Minister for State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary yesterday (Dec. 23) told the upper house of Indian parliament that 442 people have been convicted so far by various courts of Delhi in connection with the violence against the Sikhs in 1984 in Delhi.

Punishment for ’84 Sikh genocide culprits would have averted Gujarat massacre 2002: Arvind Kejri

AAP convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal started distributing compensation cheques of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the victims of 1984 Sikh genocide. He handed over the cheques to 1,332 affected families yesterday.

Chennai Metro apologises after guard asks Sikh commuter to take off Turban

An eager first-time commuter of the Chennai Metro Rail, a Sikh wearing a turban, was infuriated when a security guard asked him to remove his Dastar.

Record decline in Sikh counts in India worries Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee

The President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjit Singh GK referring to the fall in growth rate of Sikh population in India by 0.2% called upon the Sikhs living in India and world over to watch their count and be careful as Sikhs are already in a microscopic minority and fall in the growth rate could be of serious consequences in the days to come for future generations.

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