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British Sikh Group Moves High Court Over Ethnic Tick Box in 2021 UK Census

Leigh Day Solicitors and Matrix Chambers acting for the Sikh Federation (UK) and the Sikh community first wrote to the Cabinet Office, UK Statistics Authority and Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 22 May 2019 to begin the pre-action process before applying for judicial review.

On Uniqueness of Sikh Shahadat (Speech of Bhai Kanwaljit Singh at Balachaur)

Speaking during the Shaheedi Samagam Bhai Kanwaljit Singh (Principal of Sri Guru Anagad Dev College, Khadoor Sahib) shared his views about uniqueness of Sikh Shahadat.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity: Pardon to 4 Cops Guilty of Fake Encounter of Sikh Youth

This is special interview with Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about impunity for crimes against humanity in Punjab with specific reference to the case of Harjit Singh of Saharan Majra.

Outrage After Germany’s Ambassador to India Visits RSS Headquarters

Controversy is raging after Germany’s Ambassador to India, Walter Lindner, visited the Nagpur, Maharashtra headquarters of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) on July 17 despite the group’s implication in anti-minority pogroms and heavily documented inspiration by European fascist movements, including that of Nazi Germany.

NIA Gets Production Warrants of Sikh Youth Arrested From Amritsar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has obtained production warrants of Ravinderpal Singh, Jagdev Singh, Harcharan Singh and Nishan Singh. Ravinderpal Singh and Jagdev Singh arrested by State Special Operation Cell, Amritsar under FIR No. 5 dated 30 May 2019.

Two More Gurdwaras in Pakistan Opened for Sikh Sangat

Maiden meeting the new Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC) was held on Thursday in which new office-bearers were appointed.

Badals Have Double Tongue and Twin Face: Dal Khalsa on SAD (B) Outcry Against CBI Closure Report

In a scathing attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s history of somersaults in recent times, the Dal Khalsa has observed that Badals speak for Panth when out of power and their conduct is anti-Panth when in power.

CBI Closure Report in Bargari Case: Congress Criticises Sukhbir Badal; Goes Mum on Amarinder Singh Govt’s Failure

In a joint statement issued yesterday (copy available with SSN) various Congress leaders and MLAs criticised Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh for his statement on CBI's closure report in Bargari beadbi case.

Banning SFJ is Nothing But India’s Over-Reaction; SYL is History, A Done Issue: Dal Khalsa

Declaring Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) as outlawed, that has hardly any official representative in Punjab and India is nothing but over reaction and frustration of the Indian government.

Kartarpur Sahib Corridor: After Talks with Pakistan, Government of India Issues 3 Press Releases

The representatives of Indian and Pakistani governments, and representatives of Sikhs who were included in Pakistan's delegation held a meeting on Kartarpur Sahib corridor issue at Wagha today. This meeting was held at Wagah in West Punjab (Pakistan) under second round of talks between India and Pakistan.

Deepa Singh [File Photo]

Sikh Organisations and Gurdwara Committees Back Sikh Youth UK

National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF)- a Sikh youth group based in England, and Naujawani- an online platform for Sikh and Punjabi youth,  have issued statements supporting the Sikh Youth UK and its' founder Deepa Singh.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Resigns As Cabinet Minister of Punjab

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as minister from the Punjab cabinet. Navjot Singh Sidhu posted his resignation letter dated June 10, addressed to Rahul Gandhi, on his official Twitter account on Sunday (July 14) morning.

CBI Files Closure Report in Bargari and Burj Jawahar Singh Wala Beadbi Cases

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly filed the closure report in the three cases related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib in the special CBI court, Mohali.

Dal Khalsa to Republish 1984 Shaheedi Directory: Issues Appeal for Any Missing Details

Pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa has announced to publish fourth edition of ‘Shaheedi Directory’ – a document containing details about Sikh warriors who defended the Darbar Sahib complex during the Indian Army’s attack in June 1984.

Saka Nakodar 1986: HC Directs Punjab Govt. to Hand Over Part 2 of Inquiry Report

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has told the Punjab chief secretary to hand over Part 2 of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission's inquiry report on Saka Nakodar case to the counsel of family members of Sikh youth who were killed in police firing at Nakodar 33 years ago.

Ban On SFJ Shows India Has No Respect For Freedom Of Expression

The decision earlier this week by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs to ban Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) from operating in India shows India’s total disrespect for basic human rights and its desire and desperation to silence the Sikh Diaspora.

Indian Government Bans Sikhs For Justice (SJF)

The government of India on Wednesday (July 9) announced to ban Sikh diaspora activists group called Sikhs For Justice (SFJ).

Aiming at Further Centralising Its Powers, Centre Plans to Merge Inter-State River Water Dispute Tribunals

In a move which will further centralise powers of the Union government of India in matters related to "inter-state river water disputes", the Modi government cabinet has given approval to an amendment bill seeking to merge different inter-state river water dispute tribunals into a single entity.

Controversial Rapper/Singer Honey Singh Booked by Police Over Vulgar Lyrics of New Song ‘Makhna’

Controversial Rapper Honey Singh and music producer Bhushan Kumar have been booked by the Punjab Police for vulgar lyrics of their latest song. Duo have been booked after a complaint by the state women’s commission chief.

Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Petition Seeks Justice for 8527 Extra-Judicial Killings

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) concerning enforced disappearances and fake encounters of over 8,527 Punjabis, mostly Sikhs, has been filed in the Supreme Court of India (SCI) by the Punjab Documentation & Advocacy Project (PDAP).

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