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Bhai Wariam Singh’s Portrait to be Installed in Central Sikh Museum

A portrait of Bhai Wariam Singh will be installed at ‘Kendri Sikh Ajayabghar’ (Central Sikh Museum) located in the precincts of Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. Bhai Wariam Singh had spent more than 25 years in Indian prisons before his release in 2015 after his arrest in April 1990 in relation to Sikh political movement of 1980s-90s.

Sikh Federation (UK) Condemns Attack On Sikh Gurdwara Sahib In Derby

In the early hours of Monday 25 May, Sri Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara Derby was attacked in a violent rage, in which bricks and a steel car jack was used to cause thousands of pounds of damage.

Dal Khalsa to hold Ghallughara Remembrance March in Amritsar on June 5

In the remembrance of hundreds of Sikh freedom fighters and pilgrims who attained martyrdom in the first week of June 84, the Dal Khalsa has resolved to undertake a "Genocide Remembrance March" on June 5 in Amritsar to mark the 36th anniversary of Indian army attack on Darbar Sahib codenamed “Operation Blue Star”.

Casteism and the Sikh Society: Sikh Political Analyst Bhai Ajmer Singh

There is no space for any discrimination on the basis of caste, colour, creed, race etc. in the Sikhi. Sikh Gurus had eradicated casteism and Sikh society was free from the curse of caste. Over the times, casteism has made some inroads into the Sikh society despite the fact that Sikhi strongly rejects and condemns such a discriminatory practise.

WSP Expresses Solidarity with Sikh Medical Professionals Serving in Frontlines During COVID19 Crisis

"Two Sikh doctors in Quebec by the names of Dr. Saluja chooses to give up their faith over their profession. The Saluja brothers took a personal decision to cut their beards to fit the masks over their faces. This action has raised questions on the religious rights of practicing Sikhs and other religious minorities. To describe this as a religious sacrifice during the Covid-19 crisis raises serious challenges for Sikhs around the world and sets an incorrect precedent", a press release by the World Sikh Parliament notes.

Kashmiri Leaders Condemn Attack on Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Derby

The Kashmiris from across the Line of Control and the world over including the Tehreek-e-Hurriyet Jammu and Kashmir Chairman Muhammad Ashraf Sehrai and the All Parties Hurriyat Conference have strongly condemned an attack on a Sikh temple in the United Kingdom and have expressed solidarity with the Sikh community.

World Sikh Parliament Condemns Grotesque Attack on Derby Gurdwara

“Sikhs across the world were appalled at the grotesque act of violence on Monday in Derby during which an intruder smashed through the entrance to Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara on Stanhope Road and left a note at the premises suggesting the attack was somehow a reprisal for India’s human rights

1984 Ghallughara Remembrance March To Be Held in Amritsar on June 5, Dal Khalsa

Since last more than 12 years, the Dal Khalsa has been regularly observing this day by undertaking march on 5th and giving the call for Amritsar shutdown on June 6.

Man Arrested for Attack on Guru Arjan Dev Gurdwara Sahib in Derby

A man attacked Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara Shaib in Derby on May 25. The man’s act was captured in CCTV who was later arrested by local police.

Muslims Offer Namaz at Gurdwara Haa Da Naara Sahib in Malerkotla

Setting another example of harmony, Gurbani Kirtan and Namaz were performed simultaneously in Gurdwara ‘Sahib Haa Da Naara’ at Muslim majority town of Malerkotla of Sangrur district in East Punjab.

Mohali Police Torture Journalist Major Singh in Police Station

Two ASIs of Mohali police are accused for torturing a senior Punjabi journalist in the police station. Major Singh, district incharge of Punjabi vernacular Rozana Pehredar said that he was covering an issue at Phase 4 Mohali Gurdwara Sahib when ASI Om Parkash and ASI Amar Nath snatched his mobile.

Sikhs Stage Peaceful Protest Outside Tihar Jail; Demand Parole for Sikh Political Prisoners

Led by Jatha Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Jago Party (Manjit Singh GK) and Shiromani Akali Dal (Sarna) a number of Sikhs staged a peaceful protest on 21 May outside Tihar jail in Delhi. Protesters, mostly youth, demanded that Sikh political prisoners like Bhai Daya Singh Lahoriya and Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara should be granted parole.




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Bhai Wariam Singh’s Portrait to be Installed in Central Sikh Museum

A portrait of Bhai Wariam Singh will be installed at ‘Kendri Sikh Ajayabghar’ (Central Sikh Museum) located in the precincts of Darbar Sahib, Amritsar. Bhai Wariam Singh had spent more than 25 years in Indian prisons before his release in 2015 after his arrest in April 1990 in relation to Sikh political movement of 1980s-90s.

China Rejects US President’s Offer to Mediate Between China and India to End Their Border Standoff

China on Friday (May 29) rejected US President Donald Trump's offer to mediate between India and China to end their current border standoff, saying the two countries do not need the intervention of a "third party" to settle their differences.

Xi Jinping Tells Chinese Military to Scale up Training and Battle Preparedness, And Think About Worst-Case Scenarios

Chinese President Xi Jinping on Tuesday stressed achieving the targets and missions of strengthening the national defense and armed forces for 2020, while maintaining effective epidemic control on a regular basis, according to Chinese Official media Global Times.

Tensions Mount Between China and India Amidst Fresh Flareup of Border Dispute in Ladakh Region [Special Report]

Border dispute between China and India in Ladakh region has flared up again. This has led to increase in border tensions between China and India. This special report by Sikh Siyasat News consists of all relevant updates.

Atmanirbhar Bharat Package Subsidises Private Sector and Plans for the Rich

The health and education component of the Rs 20 lakh crore COVID-19 relief package (Atmanirbhar Bharat package) ring hollow in the absence of concrete financial commitments to back the rhetoric.

India’s Defence Minister ‘Defensively’ Talks About Ladakh Standoff at LAC with China

The Government of India (GoI) has been under pressure because of China's aggressive mode in Ladakh. If media reports are to be believed Chinese soldiers have advanced into the territory which India claims as part of region under its control. The issue has been in discussion for about a month now but there was no official response from any senior member of the government of India so far.

GoI’s COVID-19 Lockdown 5 & Unlock 1 New Guidelines To Be Effective From 1st June 2020

Government of India (GoI)'s Union Ministry of Home Affairs (MHA) issued new guidelines to fight COVID-19 and for phased re-opening of areas outside the Containment Zones, yesterday (May 30).

COVID-19 Masks: Punjab Govt. Has Collected More Than Rs. 1 Crore As Fine

In a press release issued today, the Punjab government said that it has collected more than Rs. 1 Crore as fines from people who were not wearing masks that have been made mandatory by the government in wake of COVID-19.

LAC Between China & India Continue to Heat Up; China Expands Airbase Near Ladakh; Indian Military’s Top Brass Meets Modi

Escalation of border dispute between China and India in Ladakh is on the rise since past few weeks. Chinese and Indian troops have been engaged in aggressive posturing at Pangong Tso lake, Galwan Valley, Demchok and Daulat Beg Oldi for the past three weeks.

What is India-Nepal Border Conflict? Why It Flared up Now? Special Talk with Ajaypal Singh Brar

Indian state and Nepal Government have engaged in verbal duel for the past few weeks. The differences over the boundary of Indo-Nepal border on western border have been the cause of conflict. Nepal has objected to India’s opening of a new road leading to Mansarovar as it claims that the road passes through its territory.

United Nations Under Secretary General Express Concerns on Increasing Hate Speech and Discrimination Against Minorities in India

United Nations Under Secretary General (USG) Adama Dieng who is also the UN Special Adviser on the Prevention of Genocide has expressed his concerns over discrimination against minorities in India since the adoption of the Citizenship Amendment Act (CAA).

Audiobook of Gujarat Files by Rana Ayyub Launched

The Sikh Siyasat News (SNS) has released an audiobook version of Rana Ayyub’s book Gujarat Files. The audiobook is in Punjabi language and it's released on Sikh Siyasat’s iOS and Android app.