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“Punjab Disappeared” Documentary To Be Premiered in Delhi Today

A documentary film titled "Punjab Disappeared" will be premiered in Delhi on Friday (April 26). The film will be screened at 5:30 PM in Jawahar Bhawan (opposite to Shastri Bhawan), Dr. Rajinder Prasad Road, New Delhi.

[PICTORIAL] Antim Ardas of Mata Surjit Kaur, Mother of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala

Antim Ardas of Mata Surjit Kaur, mother of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala was held at village Budhsinghwala today.

Physiotherapy Department of SGGS World University Holding Service Camps Dedicated to 550th Parkash Gurpurab

Department of Physiotherapy of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib organized a physiotherapy camp at Gurdwara Sahib of village Deva Mander during a series of camps dedicated to the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji.

The Sikh Worldview – Bhai Ajmer Singh’s Speech on New Book of Dr. Gurbhagat Singh

This is full video recording of speech of Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh on intellectual thinking and contribution of Dr. Gurbhagat Singh.

Sikh Diaspora Bodies Express Concern Over Indian Interference in Canada

Sikh diaspora groups in Canada have expressed serious concerns over Indian interference in Sikh affairs in Canada.The World Sikh Organization of Canada has written to Public Safety Minister Ralph Goodale over concerns regarding the interference of Indian interests in Canada and within the Sikh community.

SIT Files Chargesheet Against former SSP Charanjit Sharma in Saka Behbal Kalan Case

Special Investigation team(SIT) constituted to investigate Behbal Kalan firing case today filed a challan against former Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP), Moga Charanjit Singh Sharma in the court of Judicial Magistrate, Faridkot pertaining to FIR number 130, registered at police station Bajakhana, Faridkot under section 302/307/201/218/166-A/120-B of IPC act, and 25/27/54/59 of Arms Act.

Brampton to Celebrate Sikh Heritage Month at City Hall

On Saturday April 27th, the City of Brampton will host its annual Sikh Heritage Month reception from 5:30pm to 7:00pm in the City Hall atrium.

Indian Interference in Canadian Politics ‘Shocking’: World Sikh Organization

The World Sikh Organization of Canada said in a written statement (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News) that it was deeply troubled by a report published today in the Globe & Mail that states Patrick Brown, the then leader of the Ontario Progressive Conservative Party, was “under ‘pressure’ from the Indian consulate” to reject a Sikh candidate during a nomination battle in May 2017.

Sikh Body Expresses Concerns Over Rising Trend of Targeting Religious Places and Worshippers

Saddened and shocked at the killing of 290 innocent people, mostly worshipers in a series of blasts in Sri Lanka on Easter Sunday, the Dal Khalsa condemned the terror act, calling it “horrific and barbaric”.

Minorities in Indian Subcontinent and the State Policy of Repression

Students For Society (SFS) held a discussion dedicated to 100th anniversary of Saka Jallianwala Bagh of 1919. The discussion was held at Law Auditorium of Panjab University in Chandigarh on 12 April, 2019.

Global Sikh Council (GSC) to Hold Annual General Meeting in Bern, Switzerland from 4-7 July

The Global Sikh Council (GSC) said in a written statement that its Annual General Body Meeting (AGM) will be held on 4th – 7th July 2019 in Bern, Switzerland.

New Book “Sikh Drishti Da Gaurav” (by Dr. Gurbhagat Singh) Released at Punjabi University

A new book, "Sikh Drishti Da Gaurav" was released at Syndicate Hall of Punjabi University, Patiala today. The book comprising essays penned by renowned late Sikh thinker Gurbhagat Singh is edited by Sikh political analyst and author S. Ajmer Singh.




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Lok Sabha Elections 2019: 32 Nominations Filed on the Third Day in Punjab

On the third day of nominations 32 candidates had filed their nomination papers in the State.

SAD (Taksali) Withdraws Candidature of JJ Singh in Favour of Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra

Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) today (April 14) announced to withdraw the nomination of its Khadoor Sahib candidate General JJ Singh to support Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, who is contesting from this constituency as a candidate of Punjab Democratic Alliance (PDA) on ticket of Punjabi Ekta Party led by Sukhpal Singh Khaira.

‘Responsible for Beadbi Incidents’: Sikh Groups Announce Boycott of SAD (B)-BJP

A report in The Indian Express (IE) notes that various Sikh organisations of Punjab have announced that they will “boycott” SAD-BJP this election. They said that SAD (Badal) was a party connected with the beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib while BJP is its ally.

Sukhbir Badal’s Cry Against SIT Members Is A Sign of His Guilt: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa on Saturday (April 6) hits out at Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) for complaining to Election Commission against SIT point man Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh and termed it as an outcome of Sukhbir’s guilt and frustration.

SAD (B) Announces 5 Candidates; Saka Nakodar Families Condemn Darbar S. Guru’s Candidature

SAD (Badal) announced the names of five candidates for Lok Sabha elections on Monday (April 1). SAD (Badal) contest elections in a pre-poll alliance with the BJP in Punjab. As per the seat sharing arrangement between the two, SAD contests on 10 out of total 13 Lok Sabha seats, while BJP fields its candidates on three.

Non Bailable Warrants Issued Against Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia and Yogendra Yadav

A Delhi court today issued non-bailable warrants against Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) convenor Arvind Kejriwal, Manish Sisodia, and Swaraj Abhiyan founder Yogendra Yadav for non-appearance in a defamation complaint filed in 2013 by a ticket aspirant.

AAP Cries Foul Over Assigning Election Duties to Punjabi University Teachers

Leader of Opposition (LoP) in Punjab Assembly has lodged a written complaint with the Chief Electoral Officer pointing out the involvement/ interference of Patiala district dispensation, allegedly involving some politically influential teachers of the Punjabi University, Patiala owing allegiance to certain political outfits, asking them to performing election duties in the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature Highlights BJP’s Double Standard on Terror: Dal Khalsa

Dal khalsa said the BJP’s choice of Hindutva terror face –Pragya Thakur, as their candidate for Bhopal parliamentary seat is a clear case of double standards of the Modi government on terrorism.

AAP Fields Bibi Baljinder Kaur from Bathinda Seat for Lok Sabha

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its official nominee from Bathinda parliamentary constituency segment for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

ECI Wronged in Removing IG Kunwar Partap Singh as SIT member: Victims’ Kins, Sikh group meet CEC

A delegation comprising the family members of the two Sikhs killed in October 2015 in indiscriminate firing by the police in Behbal Kalan, along with Dal Khalsa leaders Harpal Singh Cheema, Kanwarpal Singh and human rights activist Jagmohan Singh met the Chief Electoral Officer Punjab Dr. Raju and handed over a memorandum for the Chief Election Commissioner of India seeking reinstatement of SIT key investigator Kunwar Vijay Partap Singh.

India Postpones Kartarpur Corridor Meet; Pak Minister Asks India Not to Shy Away

Last week the Indian government had announced to postpone April 2 talks with Pakistan on Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib to Dera Baba Nanak corridor.

Sikhs, Not Modi, Saved Kashmiris from Mobs: Omar Abdullah

Former Jammu and Kashmir Chief Minister Omar Abdullah said on Tuesday (March 26) that it was the Sikh community and not Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi who saved Kashmiri students from mob violence in Jammu and other places.