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Kartarpur Shaib Corridor: $20 ‘Service Fee’ Non-Issue For Sikhs

Even as the Indian government, Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh, Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) and Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) have strongly objected to the Pakistan's decision to levy $20 as service fee to use Kartarpur corridor, the issue has not found much traction in the Sikh community.

Bhai Surinderpal Singh Memorial Lecture on October 2 in Ludhiana

A memorial event in Ludhiana will mark the memory of an unsung hero of Sikh struggle Bhai Surinderpal Singh Tharua. The event will be held on October 2 at Punjabi Bhawan, near Bharat Nagar Chowk in Ludhiana.

Baba Harnam Singh Urges Indian President to Set Free 22 Sikh Political Prisoners

Baba Harnam Singh, chief of Damdami Taksal (Mehta) has appealed to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to release 22 Sikh lifers ahead of 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji in November 2019.

Utterances by Pro-Hindi Imperialism Speakers on ‘Hindi Day’ Backfires in Punjab; Spark Protests Across the State

The issue of languages in the Indian subcontinent is a sensitive and important political question. As the Hindutva nationalist are trying to impose their agenda of linguistic homogeneity and hegemonic imposition of Hindi in the Indian subcontinent, the language is expected to take prominence and spark unrest amongst various linguistic and cultural groups.

EXCLUSIVE: Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Work Update & Talk with Granthi of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib

The World Sikh News (WSN) editor S. Jagmohan Singh and Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh visited Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib (District Narowal, West Punjab) on 4 September 2019.

Dr. Ambedkar’s Statue Defaced in Rajpura; SC Commission Takes Suo-Moto Notice

The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has taken a suo-moto notice of incident of defaced of statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Rajpura.

Punjab CM Directs To Fill Up 16500 Job Vacancies of Police, PSPCL, Teachers, Paramedics and Revenue Officials

Even as the Punjab government on Monday decided to ease recruitment rules to plug certain long-pending vacancies, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered immediate steps to fill up a whopping 16500 vacancies in various departments.

Sikh and Tamil Groups to Demonstrate in Delhi Against India’s Occupation of Kashmir on Sept 26

Perturbed over the stubborn attitude of the government of India with regards to the situation in Kashmir, its unrelenting role of disrespecting human rights in the region where the special status of the people and the state has been unilaterally abrogated, political parties from Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Kashmir will hold Justice March and Rally in Delhi on September 26.

Historical Roots of Dharam Yudh Morcha and Sikh Nationalism: Ajaypal Singh Brar

A Sikh youth group organised a discussion of Dharam Yudh Morcha at Gurdwara Sahib, Subhash Nagar in Delhi on August 4, 2019. Speaking on this occasion S. Ajaypal Singh Brar shared his views about Historical Roots of Dharam Yudh Morcha and Sikh Nationalism.

THE GURU’S WORD

The design of the Guru’s word is as infinite and inscrutable and as simple as Creation. As the different prophets saw Creation and wondered and uttered Truth as they felt, so is the Guru’s word. All the past prophets and poets of the future come singing. Mere word- weavers, mere music-makers are of no consequence here: they are still paddling in very shallow waters on the shore.

Indian Govt. says 312 Sikh Names Removed From Sikh “Blacklist”, Only 2 Remains

The Government of India (GoI) reportedly maintained today that it has removed names of 312 Sikhs from the so-called blacklist of Sikhs maintained at various levels the Indian state. Indian media reports says that only two persons figure in the list now; the names, however, were not disclosed.

Chinese and Indian Troops Engage in Scuffle Near Pangong Tso Lake Ladakh

Indian and Chinese troops were involved in a heated exchange in eastern Ladakh near the Pangong Tso Lake on Wednesday (Sept. 11), according to media report.

Refreshed Sikh Manifesto to be Showcased During Annual Convention of Sikh Federation UK

The International Sikh Convention organised by the Sikh Federation (UK) will commence tomorrow at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick in the West Midlands and is expected to attract over 15,000 Sikhs over the three-day event.

New Jersey Designates Guru Nanak Ji’s 550th Parkash Gurpurab as “World Equality Day 2019”

New Jersey Senate President Steve Sweeney presented a resolution to the East Coast Sikh Coordination Committee and members of the greater Sikh community today designating November 12, 2019, as World Equality Day in recognition of Guru Nanak ji’s 550th Parkash Gurpurab.

Charges Framed Against Dera Sauda Followers in a Beadbi Case

A Faridkot court has framed charges against Dera Sauda Sirsa followers in case FIR number 89/2018 (police station Kotkapur. Punjab police DIG Ranbir Singh Khattra disclosed that the case pertains to recovery of a Janam Sakhi, 25 shells of used bullets and a written chit from dera follower Mahinderpal Bittu's house.

New Audiobook on Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale Released on Sikh Siyasat App

Jaanbaaz Raakha (Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale) is Punjabi translation of A. R. Darshi's book 'The Gallant Defender'. Author A. R. Darshi was a PCS officer who closely witnessed the period of 1978-1980s that was loaded with history. 

Punjab Based Sikh Groups Writes to UNHRC on Human Rights Situation in Kashmir

Dal Khalsa, a Punjab based pro-freedom Sikh groups has once again raised its concerns over situation of human rights in Kashmir. Dal Khalsa spokesperson Kanwarpal Singh has written an open letter to UNHRC Commissioner Ms Michelle Bachelet Jeria.

Stray Cattle Problem: Dal Khalsa Wants Cow Slaughter Ban to be Lifted in Punjab

Stating that the menace of stray cattle has reached an alarming position, the Dal Khalsa wants ban on cow slaughter to be lifted in Punjab "strictly for economic reasons and to solve stray cattle problem". In fact, the organisation is in favour of setting up cow slaughter houses in the state.

Sikh Federation UK Granted Permission for Judicial Review Hearing on Census Ethnic Tick Box Option

It is learnt that a High Court judge in England has granted permission to the Sikh Federation (UK) for a judicial review hearing to decide whether the decision not to include a Sikh ethnic tick box option for Census 2021 was unlawful.

Speech of Bhai Ajmer Singh on 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji

Panthic Front organised a Vichar Sabha on September 8, 2019 at Guru Nanak Babbar Akali Yadgari College, Majari, Balachaur.

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