Sikh Community of Connecticut along with City and State officials will be unveiling “1984 Sikh Genocide Memorial” which has been placed in Otis Library located at 261 Main St, Norwich CT 06360 on June 1st 2019 at 1:00pm.
British Prime Minister Theresa May set to give in to pressure and announce she is resigning as Prime Minister. The starting gun on a leadership race for the Conservative Party and the next Prime Minister is expected to be fired today that could see a new Prime Minister in place by the end of July.
The counting of votes for Lok Sabha elections 2019 was held in Punjab yesterday. Congress won 8 seats, Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) and its ally Bhartiya Janta Party bagged 2 seats each while the Aam Aadmi Party manage to save 1 seat.
Punjab has 13 Lok Sabha seats polling for which was held in seventh and last phase of Lok Sabha Elections 2019 on May 19 (Sunday). The counting of votes was held on Thursday (May 23).
Sweeping through most parts of Indian subcontinent, the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is set to return to power. As per trends available at the time of writing this news BJP was leading on 292 seats while the Congress trailed far behind with 51. If the trends stay until final results, the BJP would have improved on its 2014 performance when it had won 282 seats on its own in the 543-member Lok Sabha. Adding the seats won by its allies, the BJP-led National Democratic Alliance could win 343 seats, up from 336 in 2014.
There are 13 seats of Lok Sabha in Punjab namely Anandpur Sahib, Firozpur, Khadoor Sahib, Hoshiarpur, Amritsar, Ludhiana, Fatehgarh Sahib, Gurdaspur, Bathinda, Sangrur, Patiala, Jalandhar and Faridkot. Polling for all 13 seats was held on Sunday 19 May. The counting of votes began Thursday (23 May) at 8 am.
Congress candidate and wife of Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh is heading for an election victory from Patiala Lok Sabha seat. She is way ahead of SAD (Badal) candidate Surjit Singh Rakhra of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). Dr. Dharamvir Gandhi is trailing at third place.
Gurdaspur seat was bagged by Bhartiya Janta Party in 2014 Lok Sabha Elections when Vinod Khanna former film actor was elected for 4th time from this seat. After Vinod Khanna's demise the seat had fell vacant and by-poll was held in 2017 and the seat was won by Indian National Congress (INC) candidate Sunil Jakhar.
The counting of votes for 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab began today at 8 am. At Sangrur seat Aam Aadmi Party candidate Bhagwant Mann is heading for a second victory. At 10:50 am he was leading with a margin of 28095 votes from him closest contestant Kewal Singh Dhillon of Indian National Congress. Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)-Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) candidate Parminder Singh Dhindsa is at third place and Simranjit Singh Mann of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) is bound to last at 4th place.
The counting of votes for 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab began today at 8 am. At Bathinda seat Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) candidate Harsimrat Kaur Badal and Congress Candidate Amarinder Singh Raja Warring in a closed contest.
The counting of votes for 13 Lok Sabha seats of Punjab began today at 8 am. Bibi Paramjeet Kaur Khalra, wife of martyred human rights activist Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra is contesting election from this seat on the ticket of Sukhpal Singh Khaira led Punjabi Ekta Party (PEP) while is part of Punjab Democratic Alliance (PEA).
Dal Khalsa on Wednesday announced to organise Genocide Remembrance Parade in the holy city Amritsar on June 5 to mark the 35th anniversary of Indian army attack on Darbar Sahib and other Sikh Gurdwaras in Punjab and adjoining states.
Faridkot CIA staff incharge Narinder Singh reportedly committed suicide on Sunday leaving behind a number of unanswered question related disappearance of a youth who was picked up by him and two other cops on May 18 night.
WSO has requested that the Pakistan Government preserve the 104 acres of fields surrounding Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara where Guru Nanak lived and farmed for 19 years. Since the announcement of the Kartarpur Corridor in November 2018, there has been substantial construction resulting in the stripping of land around the Kartarpur Gurdwara in the name of religious tourism.
A day after the conclusion of polling for Lok Sabha elections, lawyer turned politician Harwinder Singh Phoolka has reminded Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh about elections for the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC).
In pursuance of Supreme Court of India's order, it is expected that Hardeep Singh Shera - one the persons arrested and accused by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in various cases, will be shifted out of Punjab today.
The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) yesterday (on May 20) released the first comprehensive report on torture in Jammu and Kashmir titled Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir.
Angry over a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the massive human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, the Indian state has reportedly informed the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs on its report.
The Hubris foundation has unveiled a collection of exquisite paintings titled “Sikhs: an occidental romance” by eminent artists from all over the world.
Four days before the European elections Jeremy Corbyn, the Labour Leader and John McDonnell, the Shadow Chancellor visited and addressed the Sikh community at Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Park Avenue, Southall to make a pitch for the Sikh vote.Next Page »