This is special news report on NIA court appearance of Jagtar Singh Johali alias Jaggi and others in Mohali on March 20, 2019. The news report also includes special update from Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur.
On the call of a 'five member committee' constituted by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara, a protest demonstration was held outside Maximum security jail in Nabha. The protesters demanded release of Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.
Samvad, a discussion forum organised a Gosht on topic "Gurmat Vich Hukum Ate Nadar" on March 4, 2019 at Gurdwara Tahli Sahib (Patshahi 10vi), Village Rattan, Near Jodhan Mansooran, Pakhowal Road, District Ludhiana, Punjab.
Saddened at the killings of 49 innocent people in the mass shootings at two Christchurch mosques in New Zealand on Friday, the Dal Khalsa condemned the massacre in the strongest words.
As Jagtar Singh Johal remains confined in custody of Indian police after his arrest in November 2017, an international human rights group called REDRESS has noted that his claims about custodial torture during initial days of his custody still remains unaddressed.
Coventry, England: “The World Sikh Parliament UK delegation came together on Tuesday (March 18), at the Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha in the UK City ...
In a letter written to the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, the Canada unit of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) maintained that there was a growing fear among immigrant communities that the “2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada” is promoting hate against them, could be subject to an attack such as Christchurch NZ where 50 Muslims men, women and children were gun down by a white supremacist who claims to be racist against immigrants.
In a written statement issued yesterday the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) said that it has taken strong notice of an incident occurred in Ashok Nagar district of Madhya Pradesh where an unacceptable condition was being imposed upon Sikhs to avail water for drinking and irrigation.
The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) said in a written statement issued yesterday that it followed up its recent written submissions to the UN High Commissioner on Human Rights with a series of important initiatives this week, aimed at raising the profile of key Sikh human rights concerns.
The Christchurch massacre, which has left at least 49 people dead and 20 injured on Friday, March 15 in New Zealand's city Christchurch in two targeted mass shootings at mosques.
In the largest act of mass violence in New Zealand’s history, two mosques were horrifically attacked during Friday prayer services. In a statement issued yesterday, the Sikh Coalition has expressed solidarity with the Muslim community and offers its condolences in their time of mourning.
The National Gatka Association of India (NGAI) and World Gatka Federation (WGF) have strongly condemned the move by a private proprietor limited firm for getting registration of patent of trade mark of Sikh martial art and Gatka and said Gatka is an ancient traditional art inherited from Sikh Gurus and nobody has any right to get it patented.
Faridkot District and Sessions Judge Harpal Singh yesterday (March 21) dismissed the anticipatory bail plea of former SAD (Basal) MLA Mantar Singh Brar in a case related to Saka Kotkapura 2015.
Keeping in mind the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday has appointed new office bearers in state.
The officials of India and Pakistan held a meeting at Wagah-Attari crossing point between East and West Punjab. The meeting was held on East Punjab side. A joint statement was issued after the meeting.
The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has notified the appointment of the DSPs and SPs for the recently created posts in the investigation cadre, separated from the Law & Order department of Punjab Police in line with the Indian Supreme Court orders on police reforms.
The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday (March 8) issued a notice to the Punjab government on a plea filed by former Moga SSP Charanjit Singh Sharma, seeking directions to the police to inform him in advance before arresting in any other case related to incidents of beadbi.
SAD (T), the break away faction of SAD (B), has resumed talks with the Punjab Democratic Alliance, a poll alliance of six parties- including a faction of AAP rebels led by Bhulath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira and another such faction led by Patiala MP Dr. Dharamvira Gandhi.
Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal yesterday maintained that his party had never sought support from Sirsa based Dera Sacha Sauda (DSS). He said that it was Dera supporters who supported SAD (B) on their own. He was talking to media persons on the sidelines of a party workers meeting in Jalandhar.
The Punjab and Haryana high court is scheduled to hear on Monday (March 18) a plea of Punjab government seeking recalling of its order giving interim relief to suspended inspector general of police (IGP) Paramraj Singh Umranangal in beadbi and police firing cases of 2015.
SAD (Badal), led by Badal dynasty, has fielded former SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur as its candidate for Lok Sabha elections from the Khadoor Sahib constituency.
Chandigarh: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) yesterday announcing the poll schedule for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model code of conduct ...
The Samajwadi Party released the first list of six candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Friday. The list includes SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav's cousins Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav.
The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today handed over the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir land dispute to a committee of 3 mediators.
The recent life sentencing of Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 genocide case is being hailed as a landmark judgement by the Indian State’s various institutions vis-a-viz Media, Judiciary & Political parties.
I am not surprised that KLF has been banned by MHA of India. I am not surprised that it has been added into the list of 40-odd organizations, all representing minority or ethnic communities that have been proscribed by India under the draconian Unlawful Activities and Prevention Act (UAPA) 1967.
When the chief minister of a state uses the editorial columns of a newspaper to vent his imagined fears and political chauvinism, it is necessary to take notice and respond. The December 19 opinion piece in The Tribune, “General, your slip is showing” by Captain Amarinder Singh is a parochial attempt to be more loyal than the king.