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US Law Official Faces Flak Over Racist Remarks on Sikh Attorney General’s Turban

Authorities in New Jersey have called for the resignation of a senior law enforcement official after a secret recording surfaced in which he allegedly made racist remarks about America's first Sikh-American Attorney General Gurbir Singh Grewal over his turban.

Australian Sikh Games Get A$1 Lakh Boost As Countdown Starts

The Australian government has announced a package of $1,00,000 for the 32nd edition of Australian Sikh Games. Coming seven months prior to the annual event, the announcement shows the importance of the sporting fixture for the country, given its multicultural and tourist appeal.

Sikh Federation (UK) Reveal Plans for Preparing the Next Generation for Leadership Roles

The 35th Annual International Sikh Convention organised by the Sikh Federation (UK), often referred to as the first and only Sikh political party attracted in excess of 10,000 Sikhs at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Willenhall in the West Midlands.

Impunity to Police, Justice is the Causality: says Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa today castigated the Punjab government for giving ample opportunity to cops guilty of Behbal Kalan firing to get judicial relief.

Case File of Fake Encounter Victim Gulsham Kumar: Do These Cops Deserve ‘Sympathetic View’?:

Punjab police chief DGP Suresh Arora recently urged India’s Ministry of Home Affairs to take ‘sympathetic view’ in favor of Punjab cops who are facing trails on murder and other counts. These cases were registered by the CBI after holding thorough investigation on the directives of SCI.

UK: Two 1984 Related Sikh Websites Turn Inaccessible After Police Raids

As per media reports emanating from England West Midlands police conducted raids on certain properties as part of their investigation into allegations of "extremist activities" in India.

Hoshiarpur Cinema’s Drop Anurag Kashyap’s Manmarziyaan As Sikh Youth Group Objects

Cinema halls in Hoshiarpur have reportedly decided to drop screening of Anurag Kashyap's "Manmarziyaan" movie from Wednesday (Sept. 19).

Sikh Federation UK Reiterates Demand for Public Inquiry into British Role in Sikh Genocide 1984

The Sikh Federation UK reiterated its demand for public inquiry into British role in June 1984 Indian Army attack on Darbar Sahib Amritsar, which marks the biggening of third Ghallughara of Sikh History.

Sikh Sangat Prevents Demolition of Historic Darshani Deodi of Tarn Taran Sahib

Alertness on the parts of local Sikh sangat prevented the demolition of historic Darshani Deodi of Darbar Sahib, Tarn Taran Sahib.

Sikh Human Rights Group (SHRG) Raises Nov. 1984 Massacres Issue as Sikh Genocide in UN

Sikh Human Rights Group (SHRG) raised the issue of November 1984 massacre of Sikhs as 'genocide' at a UN Human Rights Council meet in Geneva.

On DGP Suresh Arora’s Statement: Humanitarian Grounds Can’t be Invoked To Seek Impunity for Inhuman Acts

Recently there were reports in media that the Punjab police chief DGP Suresh Arora approached the Central government urging it to adopt ‘sympathetic’ view towards Punjab police personnel who are facing trails for grave human rights abuses committed by them during the days of Sikh struggle in Punjab (1980s-90s).

Psychological Impact of Social Media on Individuals and Society: by Harmeet Singh Fateh

Samvad, a discussion forum hosted an event on topic "Social Media : An Analysis". Various speakers and scholars delivered their speeches on subjects related to the social media.

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UGC Want Varsities to Celebrate Surgical Strike Day; Tells Students to Pledge Support for Army

The University Grants Commission (UGC) seems more concerned about propagating pseudo nationalism than the high education itself.

Why India Hesitates from Alleging CIA Hand Behind Sikhs For Justice: Gurpatwant Singh Pannu

Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannu asked in a recent TV interview that why India does not claim that CIA of the Untied States was backing Sikhs For Justice (SFJ)?

SAD (Sarna) Writes to US Commission on International Religious Freedom Over Arrests in GK Attack Case

Parmjeet Singh Sarna chief of Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi) and former president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has written a letter to US Commission on International Religious Freedom seeking its intervention against arrest of five Sikhs in California in a case related to attack on DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK.

Bhim Army Chief Chandarshekhar Azad Release from Jail After U.P. Govt. Withdraws NSA

Bhim Army chief Chandrashekhar Azad Ravan was release from a jail in Uttar Pradesh today at 2:40 am. The Uttar Pradesh government had announced to withdraw National Security Act (NSA) against him yesterday.

UN Report Slams India, 37 Countries for Reprisals Against Activists

People globally face harsh reprisals and intimidation for cooperating with the United Nations on human rights, a “shameful practice,” a major UN report warned. This trend deters others from engaging with the UN and results in “self-censorship.”

Simranjit Singh Mann Accuses Sitting High Court Judge for Adopting Double Standards of Law

Former Member Parliament and president of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann), S. Simranjit Singh Mann has accused Justice R. K. Jain of Punjab Haryana High Court for adopting double standards of law.

Anurag Kashyap’s “Manmarziyaan” is a Wilful Attempt to Hurt Sikh Feelings: SADA (Mann)

The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has criticised director Anurag Kashyap to wilfully hurt Sikh feelings in his controversial film Manmarziyaan.

U.S. Congressman Krishnamoorthi Challenged for World Hindu Congress Appearance

Over the two days leading up the launch of the World Hindu Congress (WHC) 2018 in Chicago, delegations from Organization for Minorities of India (OFMI) visited U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi’s (D-IL) district office in Schaumburg and his Capitol Hill office in Washington, D.C. to register protest against the congressman’s presence at the event.

Punjab Govt. and SAD (Badal) Engages in Legal Battle Over Faridkot Rally

Punjab government and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) are engaged in legal battle over SAD (B)'s political rally in Faridkot.

Punjab Govt. Denies Permission for SAD (Badal) Phol Khol Rally in Faridkot

Punjab government today denied permission to Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) to hold its' "pol khol" rally in Faridkot on September 16.

Behbal Kalan Firing Accused Ex-SSP Charanjit Sharma Files Challenges Report of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission in High Court

Former SSP Charanjit Sharma and two others have filed a petition in Punjab and Haryana High Court challenging Justice Ranjit Singh Commission’s report.

Punjab Government Constitutes Five Member SIT for Beadbi and Firing Cases

Punjab Government constitutes a Special Investigation Team (SIT) comprising five officers under Director Bureau of Investigation Prabodh Kumar to investigate the criminal cases/FIRs related to sacrilege incidents and to ensure further legal action at the earliest.