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Sikh Diaspora Bodies Express Concern Over Indian Interference in Canada

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.

Antim Sanskar of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala’s Mother held Amidst Echo of Khalistan Slogans

Antim Sanskar of Mata Surjit Kaur, mother of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala was held on April 15, 2019 at village Budhsinghwala near Baghapurana. Eighty-three year old Sur­jit Kaur had passed away on April 14 af­ter a brief ill­ness.

By Removing ‘Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism’ Canadian Govt. Corrects Its Own Mistake: Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa and its youth wing Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) welcome the removal of "Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism" reference in the Canada Public Safety Report 2018. This correction of mistake by the Canadian government was a victory of lobbying and diplomatic efforts of Sikh Canadians and Diaspora, said leaders of both the groups.

Changes to 2018 Terrorism Threat To Canada Report a Welcome First Step: World Sikh Organization

In a written statement issued on Friday (April 12) the World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomed the changes to the 2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada.

Jermery Corobyn Tells PM Theresa May That UK Govt. Should Apologise for Jallianwala Bagh Massacre

British Leader of Opposition Jermery Corobyn, MP has written a letter to British PM Theresa May saying that the British government should apologise for the Jallianwala Bagh massacre.

Global Sikh Council (GSC) to Hold Annual General Meeting in Bern, Switzerland from 4-7 July

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.

New Book “Sikh Drishti Da Gaurav” (by Dr. Gurbhagat Singh) Released at Punjabi University

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.

Confronting Indian Interference in Sikh Affairs [Op-Ed.]

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.

Germany Indicts Couple Spying on Sikhs for India’s R&AW

A Sikh couple has been indicted by Germany for spying on Sikh and Kashmiri separatists and provide information to Indian intelligence agency Research and Analysis Wing (RAW). This is second such case after a Sikh man was convicted and sentenced to nine months jail by a German court for spying on Sikhs there in 2014.

Canada Removes Unfounded Reference to Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism from Public Safety Report

The government of Canada has removed unfounded reference to 'Sikh (Khalistani) Extremism from its "2018 Public Report on the Terrorism Threat to Canada".

Sikh Jatha Leaves for Pakistan to Participate in Vaisakhi Samagams

The first Sikh Jatha left for Gurdwara Panja Sahib in Pakistan for Vaisakhi samagams on Friday (April 11).

Pak Completes 50% of Construction Work on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

On Tuesday (April 9), Dr. Mohammad Faisal, official spokesperson of the Pakistan Foreign Office, informed that 50% work on the construction of the Kartarpur Corridor has been completed by Pakistan, and the terminals and roads required to make the Corridor functional are almost completed.




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Politics

AAP Cries Foul Over Assigning Election Duties to Punjabi University Teachers

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.

AAP Fields Bibi Baljinder Kaur from Bathinda Seat for Lok Sabha

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has announced its official nominee from Bathinda parliamentary constituency segment for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019.

ECI Wronged in Removing IG Kunwar Partap Singh as SIT member: Victims’ Kins, Sikh group meet CEC

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.

India Postpones Kartarpur Corridor Meet; Pak Minister Asks India Not to Shy Away

Last week the Indian government had announced to postpone April 2 talks with Pakistan on Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib to Dera Baba Nanak corridor.

Sikhs, Not Modi, Saved Kashmiris from Mobs: Omar Abdullah

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.

Pragya Thakur’s Candidature Highlights BJP’s Double Standard on Terror: Dal Khalsa

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.

SAD (Taksali) Withdraws Candidature of JJ Singh in Favour of Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra

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.

‘Responsible for Beadbi Incidents’: Sikh Groups Announce Boycott of SAD (B)-BJP

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.

Sukhbir Badal’s Cry Against SIT Members Is A Sign of His Guilt: Dal Khalsa

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 (B) Announces 5 Candidates; Saka Nakodar Families Condemn Darbar S. Guru’s Candidature

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.

SAD (T) Not to Support Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra As Talks With Sukhpal Khaira Group Failed

SAD (T) core committee decides not to support Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra from Khadoor Sahib constituency after their talks with Sukhpal Khaira's party PEP failed.

Muslim Home Attacked in Haryana, Family Members Beaten-up Badly With Iron Rods

A video that went viral over internet shows that a Muslim family was badly beaten up by a group of men who were armed with iron rods.