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NIA Court Appearance of Sikh Youth: Special News Report and Talk with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

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.

Sikhs Seek Release of Sikh Political Prisoners, Sikh Bodies Protests Outside Nabha Jail

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. 

Gurmat Vich Hukum Ate Nadar – Speech of Dr. Kanwaljeet Singh During Samvad at Rattan (Ludhiana)

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.

Polarization of World Community Dangerous: Dal Khalsa Statement on Attack on NZ Mosques

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.

500 Days Since Jagtar Singh Johal’s Arrest, India Still Failing to Investigate Torture Claims

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. 

World Sikh Parliament Says UK Chapter Structure Finalised

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 ...

Reference in Canadian Report Puts Sikhs Under Threat, SADA (Mann) Canada

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.

Sikhs Being Denied Drinking and Irrigation Water in MP’s Ashok Nagar, says DSGMC

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.

World Sikh Parliament Urges UN to Address Human Rights Violations in India

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.

United Sikhs Condemn Christchurch (New Zealand) Massacre

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.

After New Zealand Attacks The Sikh Coalition Urges Sikhs To Remain Vigilant

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.

Private Body Moves to Get Trade Mark of Sikh Martial Art Gatka; WGF and NGAI Object Strongly

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.




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Faridkot Sessions Court Deny Anticipatory Bail to Ex-MLA Mantar Brar

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.

AAP Announces List of New Office Bearers; Gurpreet Sachdeva Appointed State Joint Secretary

Keeping in mind the upcoming 2019 Lok Sabha elections, the Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday has appointed new office bearers in state.

Joint Statement of India And Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor After March 14 Meeting

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.

Punjab Govt. Notified New DSPs and SPs for Recently Created Investigation Cadre Posts

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.

HC Recalls Order After Govt. Objects to Relief to SSP Charanjit Sharma

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.

After Talks with AAP Fails, SAD (Taksali) Resumes Talks with Punjab Democratic Alliance

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.

Sukhbir Badal Says SAD (B) Never Sought Support From Dera Sauda Sirsa

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.

Punjab Govt. Seeks Withdrawal of High Court Relief to Paramraj Umranangal

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.

Sukhbir Badal Fields Bibi Jagir Kaur from Khadoor Sahib for Lok Sabha

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.

Lok Sabha Polls in Punjab to be held in Last Phase on May 19; Model Code of Conduct Imposed

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 ...

Samajwadi Party Releases First List of Candidates for Lok Sabha; Mulayam to Contest From ‘Safest’ Seat

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.

SCI Hands Over Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir Land Dispute to 3 Mediators

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today handed over the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir land dispute to a committee of 3 mediators.