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.
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.
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 ...
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.
It is learnt that renowned Sikh historian and thinker Bhai Ajmer Singh would address Nagpur Sikh sangat on December 17 and 18.
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.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
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. ...
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has expressed concerns over decline in percentage of Sikh population in Indian subcontinent. As per Census data (2001-2011) released by the government of India on August 25, Sikhs have reported maximum decline in population.
The Government of India on today released the religious census data of 2011. According to the data, while Hindus constitute 79.8 per cent of the population, Muslims constitute 14.2 per cent. The proportion of Hindu population to total population of 121.09 crore in 2011 has declined by 0.7 percentage point (PP); the proportion of Sikh population has declined by 0.2 PP and the Buddhist population has declined by 0.1 PP during the decade 2001-2011.
In the year 1984, genocide was carried out against the Sikh community which has not got justice even today, though 31 years have passed. This is what happens in this country - Hosbet Suresh, Bombay High Court (retired).
The Sikhs are a tiny minority constituting 2 per cent of India’s 1200 million people. But they have a spectacular and distinct historical contribution to the social, economic and political fields. Since the beginning of 18th century the Sikhs played a pivotal role in moulding the Indian subcontinent that reached to its present shape.Next Page »