Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh presented discussed the defining characteristics of the Delhi Takht and prevalent visions amongst the resistance movements, while stressing that at this juncture the struggling peoples of the Indian Region need to unite for dismantling the current structure of Delhi Takhat.
A meeting between representatives of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satikar Committees did not reach any conclusion on Monday (September 14).
The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee is trying to underplay the issue of missing Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib Ji. It is trying to project an issue related to beadbi of Guru Sahib as an issue of corruption.
The Government of India (GoI) has ordered attachment of immovable properties of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).
Anticipatory bail application and FIR quashing application of former DGP Sumedh Saini in Balwant Singh Multani murder case are dismissed by Punjab and Harayan High Court. The High Court had heard the arguments in both cases yesterday and the order was reserved for today.
The World Sikh Organization of Canada joins calls for the retraction of the report entitled “Khalistan: a Project of Pakistan”, published by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. The report is authored by controversial, retired CBC journalist, Terry Milewski and includes an introduction by former politician, Ujjal Dosanjh, and former Conservative staffer, Shuvaloy Majumdar.
On September 9, 2020 Canada based Macdonald-Laurier Institute released a paper titled "Khalistan: A Project of Pakistan" by Terry Milewski. A number of scholars have responded to this paper and said that it "contains a litany of conclusory statements and allegations without any substantiation".
SGPC has resorted to use of force against Sikhs who were staging a peaceful dharna outside the SGPC's head-office demanding registration of case against "main culprits" in missing Saroops issue. Dharna was started yesterday by various Satikar Committees.
The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has announced the first official release of The Guru Granth Sahib Project (TGGSP) website (app.gurugranthsahib.io) on September 1 to coincide with the First Prakash Purab (Illumination day) of then known Adi Granth in 1604. The project seeks to make a timeless treasure-house accessible for today's seekers, scholars, and techies to connect with the Sabad-Wisdom.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has demanded that the government of India should reopen Kartarpur Sahib corridor for yatris. The corridor which connects Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab was opened in November last year to allow Sikhs from eastren side to visit the sacred place of Kartarpur Sahib, once inhabited by Guru Nanak Ji.
The court of justice Fatehdeep Singh of the Punjab and Haryana high court today reserved its judgment in the two cases filed by Sumedh Saini, who has urged for grant of anticipatory bail in FIR registered against him for the illegal abduction, detention, torture and custodial death of Balwant Singh Multani in December 1991 upon addition of section 302 IPC to the case.
A senior official in Indian Consulate in Germany was questioned by Sikhs during his visit to Gurdwara Sahib in Tubingen. Indian official was questioned about registration of cases against Sikh youth in Punjab under draconian UAPA law.
Caught in a complex situation Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has attempted to save its face on agriculture ordinances issue by tendering resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the Union Cabinet. SAD (B), a political ally of BJP, was given cabinet berth in BJP led Union government.
The situation at China-India Line of Actual Control (LAC) is turning serious as both sides have fired gunshots in recent days.
Tensions between China and India again have flared up again, with both Asian powers accusing each other of trying to seize territory across their disputed Himalayan border which is called 'Line of Actual Control (LAC)'.
China owned and flagged vessels have been barred from bidding on tenders for chartering tankers to import crude oil and petroleum productions or to export oil products such as diesel out of the India.
The complexities of developing equations between China and India are increasing in various spheres. Public opinion is one such sphere. In a survey 72 per cent said they believe India could win in a war against China.
The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today stayed arrest of former Punjab DGP Sumedh Saini in Balwant Singh Multani murder case. The case was heard by a bench of Justices Ashok Bhushan, R. Subhash Reddy and M.R. Shah.
A petition moved by former DGP and murder accused Sumedh Saini is listed for hearing in the Indian Supreme Court for Tuesday (September 15). Sumedh Saini has been hiding to avoid his arrest after his anticipatory bail petition is dismissed by the Punjab and Haryana High Court in Balwant Singh Multani murder case.
Punjab's former DGP Sumedh Saini is booked for custodial torture and murder of a Sikh youth Balwant Singh Multani in 1991. After his anticipatory bail is rejected by Punjab and Haryana High Court, Sumedh Saini has applied for bail in Supreme Court of India (SCI).
While addressing the Indian-American community on August 15, marked as Independence Day by India, Democratic US presidential nominee Joe Biden said that if elected, he would stand with New Delhi in confronting the threats it faces.
A number of Sikh, Bahujan and Muslim activists held a joint protest at Jalandhar on August 15, which is marked annually as independence day by the Indian state. It is learnt that activists belonging to Dal Khalsa, Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann), Rashtriya Muslim Morcha, Bhaujan Kranti Morcha, Sikh Youth Federation Bhindrawale (SYFB) and Akal Federation participated in this protest.
China and India are two key players in South-Asian Geopolitics. The militaries of both powers were engaged in a standoff in Eastern Ladakh recently. Though both sides jointly declared to disengage and deescalate in mid-July, there has been little progress in deescalation along the disputed Line of Actual Control.
Backed by the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led Union government of India and pro-Hindutva groups like RSS, Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra (trust) is going to hold 'bhoomi poojan' at Ayodhya to lay foundation of new temple for lord Ram. The trust has invited Sikh leaders, including acting Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib, Giani Harpreet Singh. There has been discussion in various Sikh and political circles that whether or not would Giani Harpreet Singh participate in the said event on August 5.
When Senator Klobachar ‘stepped out’ of consideration for Vice President of the United States (given how she also played a role in not holding police accountable as a District Attorney), she mentioned that she wanted to see a woman of color become Vice President. Probably in a nod to California Senator Kamala Harris,
Presumptive Democratic Party nominee for the upcoming US elections, Joe Biden, in a tweet on 6 August paid homage to Sikh worshippers, who while praying at a Gurudwara (Sikh temple) in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, eight years ago, were killed by a white supremacist.
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