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Ignorance of the Sikh Religion Shown by the India’s Supreme Court: GSC

Global Sikh Council (GSC) has expressed outrage at the judgement of the Indian Supreme Court issued on 10 November 2019. GSC says that the SCI judgement in some parts is seriously flawed, historically inaccurate and totally wrong on Sikh religion.

Optional Religious Question in the Census Set to Become Useless as Sikhs Wait for High Court Judgement Before General Election: Sikh Federation UK

This week we have seen the Sikh Federation (UK) with the support of over 150 Gurdwaras and Sikh organisations challenge the Cabinet Office and Office for National Statistics (ONS) in the High Court.

ICC Authorises Probe Into Violent Crimes Against Rohingya in Myanmar

Judges of the International Criminal Court (ICC) on Thursday (November 14) authorized an investigation into alleged crimes against humanity, namely deportation, which have forced between 600,000 and one million Rohingya refugees out of Myanmar, into neighboring Bangladesh since 2016.

Harinder Singh (SikhRI) at 550th Parkash Gurpurab Samagam in Australian Federal Parliament

The Australian Sikh Council organised a Samagam to celebrate 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak ji at the Australian Federal Parliament on the 22nd October 2019.

Baba Guru Nanak School Inaugurated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Friday inaugurated the Baba Guru Nanak School of Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics in Mahalla Jogan Shah in Dabgari locality on the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji.

Sikh Commenters’ Response on Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir Ayodhya Verdict by Supreme Court of India [WATCH VIDEO]

A five judges bench of Supreme Court of India (SCI) on November 9, 2019 ordered that the disputed land in Ayodhya must be given to Hindus to construct Ram Temple. Listen to Sikh commenters' response.

On The Issue Of Release Of Sikh Political Prisoners – Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Sikh Siyasat talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list of Sikh political prisoners, on this issue of release of Sikh political prisoners. This talk was recorded on November 13, 2019.

550th Parkash Gurpurab Samagam & Parkash of Guru Granth Shaib in Australian Federal Parliament [VIDEO REPORT]

The Australian Sikh Council organised a Samagam to celebrate 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak ji at the Australian Federal Parliament on the 22nd October 2019.

Names and Essential Details of 9 Sikh Prisoners Granted ‘Relief’ by GoI [Check Full List]

In September this year, the Government of India (GoI) had announced to grant special reliefs to nine Sikh political prisoners. As the Government of India did not disclose the names of Sikh prisoners many lists were making rounds, and these lists and reports were causing confusion.

CBI Raids on Amnesty International India’s Office in Bengaluru

The Central Bureau of Investigation today conducted searches at the offices of Amnesty International India Private Limited and Indians for Amnesty International Trust in Bengaluru.

Avinash Kumar To Lead Amnesty International India

The Board of Trustees of Indians for Amnesty International Trust (IAIT) is pleased to announce the appointment of Avinash Kumar as its next Executive Director, effective December 2019.

Jagdish Gagneja Case: NIA Files Chargesheet in Mohali Special Court Against Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) on today submitted the chargesheet in RSS leader Gagdish Gagneja's murder case in a special NIA Court of Additional Sessions Judge N. S. Gill.

Sikh Prisoner Bhai Nand Singh Released; Clarity on Other Names Expected In Coming Days

The Government of India (GoI) had announced to release eight Sikh political prisoners who have been kept behind the bars despite having completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences. One such prisoner, Bhai Nand Singh- who was undergoing 'improvement for life' and had completed minimum mandatory term of his sentence was released from Central Jail Patiala last night.

AAP Demands Lifting of Passport Condition for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

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.

Message Issued by World Sikh Parliament (WSP) on 550th Parkash Gurpurab

The month of November 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Sri Guru Nanak Saheb ji.

Sikh Yatris Barred From Visiting Gurdwara Sahib in Haridwar (India)

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.

Guru Nanak Ji’s Teachings And Contemporary Challenges: Giani Harpal Singh (Fatehgarh Sahib)

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.

Sikh Coalition Works with Pennsylvania Legislature to Introduce Hate Crime Bill Package

The Sikh Coalition has said that it worked with the Pennsylvania General Assembly over the past four months to guide several bills focused on reducing hate crimes in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania.

After Article 370 & Ram Mandir, Is Uniform Civil Code Next?

The BJP government has scrapped Article 370 in J&K and got paved the way for the construction of a grand Ram Mandir Ayodhya, now it is being considered that whether the implementation of a Uniform Civil Code (UCC) next in the line?

Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day Proclamation Issued by Governor of Connecticut

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).

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