The month of November 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Sri Guru Nanak Saheb ji.
UK based Sikh Federation on Saturday (Nov. 9) released 'Section 10' of the Sikh Manifesto 2020-2025. The group has been releasing the the document for past ten days, on one section per day basis. The document seek Right to Self Determination for the Sikhs.
The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) and Ontario Sikh and Gurudwara Council (OSGC) collectively commemorated the victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide at Queen’s Park on November 7.
Gagandeep Singh works as an interpreter in Catalonia. He is credited with carrying a successful campaign about Sikh identity in Catalonia and creating awareness about Sikhi. He was awarded highest civil award of Catalonia.
Ahead of inauguration of much awaited Kartarpur Sahib corridor on Saturday (Nov. 9), the Pakistan's Information and Broadcasting ministry said that everything was ready at Kartarpur Sahib to welcome Sikh yatris.
The Uttarakhand police stopped a group (jattha) of over 140 Sikh pilgrims from Delhi who were on their way to Haridwar to visit Gyan Godhri Gurudwara at Har Ki Pauri on Saturday.
In association of Academic Forum of Sikh Students (Chandigarh), Sabhyachak Sath of Guru Nanak Engineering College, Ludhiana organised a seminar on topic "Saihje Rachio Khalsa". The seminar was held at College Auditorium at GNE College, Ludhiana on 23rd of October, 2019.
The Governor of Connecticut, Nad Lamont has issued a proclamation about the Sikh Genocide 1984 Remembrance Day in Connecticut. Connecticut is one of the states of United States of America (USA).
"Today we are not only opening border but also our hearts for the Sikh community", Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said today in a special message on the opening of Kartarpur Sahib corridor.
The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) is hosting a series of lectures of different scholars and orators to mark the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji. In this series the OGC has announced to host lectures of Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh and researcher Dr. Jasjir Singh for two days.
“We should use this moment when the world is paying attention to India,” said Sunita Viswanath as she joined a panel of academics, attorneys, and activists at a US capitol briefing on the delay and denial of justice for state-sponsored massacres of Indian minorities.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India failed to file a reply in a Mohali based special NIA court on 4 November 2019. The agency urged the court to grant more time for filing reply to a discharge plea moved by the counsel/s of Jagtar Singh Johal and Dharminder Singh Gugni in Case number RC-24/2017/NIA/DLI.
Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader and leader of opposition (LoP) Harpal Singh Cheema has demanded that the government should simplify the process of ‘darshan-e-didar’ of Kartarpur Sahib, by lifting the mandatory passport condition.
Chief Justice of India (CJI) has come forward to the defence of controversial National Register of Citizenship (NRC).
A Sikh group named Dal Khalsa has praised Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan for 'extending hand of friendship towards the Sikhs'. The group criticised Imran Khan's Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and alleged that 'Modi holds animosity against Sikhs'.
Pro-freedom Manipuri political leaders on Tuesday said they were unilaterally declaring independence from India and forming a government-in-exile in Britain.
In wake of deadlock between Government of India and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN - IM) in political settlement talks, the government of Nagaland has reportedly cancelled all leaves of state cops and bureaucrats. Nagaland CM has issued orders to cops and bureaucrats to stay on duty.
Expressing their gratitude to the government of Pakistan and India for making the Kartarpur Corridor a reality, the Dal Khalsa said at inauguration ceremonies on both sides of Radcliffe, Gaini Harpreet Singh was at his best and Captain Amarinder Singh was at his worst.
Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has reacted sharply over the launch of an Android App titled "2020 Sikh Referendum".
mid the ongoing tussle between the BJP and the Shiv Sena over government formation in the state, Devendra Fadnavis on Friday resigned as chief minister. He submitted his resignation to Governor BS Koshyari at the Raj Bhawan in Mumbai.
Indian state on Thursday (October 31st) moved forward with its announcement to bifurcate the internationally disputed region of Kashmir into two Union Territories. The region is claimed by both India and Pakistan, who have control over only parts of it.
The Government of India (GoI) has denied political go ahead to the delegation of East Punjab Government for observing 550th Prakash Gurpurb in Pakistan. A release issued by the Government of East Punjab said that GoI's denial doesn't bodes well for the federal structure and is unconstitutional also.
Dal Khalsa has urged the Punjab government and the SGPC to equally share the financial burden of pilgrims who couldn’t afford $20 fee proposed by Pakistan for visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through Kartarpur Sahib corridor.
A day after Indian media reports quoted Government of India's interlocutor for talks with Nagas saying that the GoI won't allow separate Naga flag and constitution, the NSCN (IM) president Q. Tuccu has reiterated that, “the Indo-Naga political solution without Naga flag and constitution is not conclusive and that will create a room for future headache”.
October 31 was an eventful Halloween in India. German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in New Delhi with an entourage of 12 of Germany’s 16 cabinet ministers.
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In more than last three decades, on every anniversary of the 1984 massacre of Sikhs, this author has been reminding [that] how Indian State and judiciary did not bother to punish the perpetrators of this horrendous mass killing of the innocents of the second largest religious minority of [India].