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.
Antim Ardas of Mata Surjit Kaur, mother of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala was held at village Budhsinghwala today.
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.
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 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.
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.
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.
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.
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”.
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.
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.
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.
On the third day of nominations 32 candidates had filed their nomination papers in the State.
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.
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.
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 (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.
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.
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.
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.
The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its official nominee from Bathinda parliamentary constituency segment for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.
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.
Last week the Indian government had announced to postpone April 2 talks with Pakistan on Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib to Dera Baba Nanak corridor.
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.
On April 21, as terror gripped Sri Lanka in the aftermath one of the worst attacks witnessed by the country in recent years, the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi sent a message of condolence to Colombo.
The interference of the Indian Government through its various intelligence agencies in Sikh affairs, both within Indian occupied Punjab and our diaspora communities, has been an ongoing process since 1984.
India is having its general elections in coming weeks. Partisanship in India is no better than in the United States. Probably much worse. Political party choices polarize families, friends, and whole communities, and every election season can be a very divisive time.