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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.

OP-ED: The Illusion of Justice

The recent life sentencing of Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 genocide case is being hailed as a landmark judgement by the Indian State’s various institutions vis-a-viz Media, Judiciary & Political parties.

Hello Captain, Your Slip is Glaringly Evident [OP-ED]

When the chief minister of a state uses the editorial columns of a newspaper to vent his imagined fears and political chauvinism, it is necessary to take notice and respond. The December 19 opinion piece in The Tribune, “General, your slip is showing” by Captain Amarinder Singh is a parochial attempt to be more loyal than the king.

International Law Binds Indian State To Prevent, Punish Acts of Genocide [OP-ED]

What distinguishes the learned judgment delivered by Justices S Muralidhar and Vinod Goel is not just the meticulous finding of criminality and award of punishment in the Sajjan Kumar case but the urging that “Neither ‘crimes against humanity’ nor ‘genocide’ is part of our domestic law of crime.

UK Chief Statistician Unable to Answer Simple Question on Census White Paper About Support for a Sikh Ethnic Tick Box

On Wednesday Preet Kaur Gill MP, the Chair of the All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs raised the issue with Chloe Smith, the Cabinet Office Minister on the floor of the House of Commons.

Was PM Modi not aware of “ISI game plan” on Kartarpur Corridor? A poser for Punjab CM (by IP Singh)

If the Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh’s latest arguments on Kartarpur corridor are correct, then is it valid to draw the conclusion that Prime Minister Narendra Modi was unaware of the Pakistan army and ISI’s game plan on the Kartarpur corridor?

OP-ED: Understanding Social Media & its Usage by Masses

Media are the collective communication outlets or tools used to store and deliver information or data. Social media are interactive computer based algorithms that facilitate the creation and sharing of information, ideas & other forms of expression via virtual networks.

Pellet Horror In Kashmir

Indian [forces] in Jammu and Kashmir is blinding Kashmiris unabated with each passing day. The pellet horror which started in the year 2016 is still continuing with no end in sight in near future.

In SGPC House, Senior Vice President is Senior to President

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC) house elected Gobind Singh Longowal as its president for second time in a row, however, he is not the senior most in the 15-member executive committee elected on Tuesday.

100 Strong UK Sikh Delegation Set to Visit France and Belgium

Over the course of the First World War, the British Indian army sent more than 140,000 men to the Western Front – 90,000 serving in the infantry and cavalry and as many as 50,000 non-combatant labourers.

Statement of Indian Army Chief About Insurgency in Punjab and Double Standards of the State System [Letter to the Editor]

Over the years we have always seen the double standards of justice system in India. The ruling Governments, security agencies, police etc. are very quick to charge, arrest and punish the persons belonging to minorities, even kill them and their family members in fake encounters but strangely the same Governments, security agencies, police etc. act dumb and blind when it comes to punish the guilty Hindutava forces.

India Offers To Double Aid for Malavi as Malavian Government Agrees to Install Gandhi Statue Despite Local Opposition

Amidst growing controversy over a statue of Gandhi which the Indian government demands that Malawi install in exchange for foreign aid, Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the southern central African country to offer double its original $10 million investment on the condition that Malawians accept the statue.

Sikhs in Australia Making Serious Efforts to Revive ‘Sikh Forum’ as a Cross Organizations Discussion Platform

A meeting was held at Sri Guru Singh Sabha Craigieburn, in relation to Core Committee of Sikh Forum which is to take place during Sikh games 2019 in the city of Casey, Melbourne.

Malawi Government Ignores Charges of Racism, Supports Gandhi Statue Construction

In a formal response to growing outrage among citizens of Malawi about a proposed statue of Mohandas Gandhi which is being erected in Blantyre, the second-largest city in the southern central African country, the Government of Malawi suggested the statue is required by India in order for the country to continue benefitting from “credit and concessionary loans for various development projects.”

Locals Seeking to Stop Proposed Statue of Gandhi in Malawi

Malawi is now the second nation in Africa to bear witness to a sustained effort by the local population to block a statue of Mohandas Gandhi.

UK Sikh Body Accuses British Authorities for Treating Jagtar Singh Johal as Second Class Citizen

A three day Sikh convention expected to attract in excess of 10,000 Sikhs begins today at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Willenhall in the West Midlands.

Sidhu Not Out! [by Gurtej Singh (IAS)]

How can we forget that it is Punjab on the other side to which we go when we cross over the border. We have a shared history of many millennia with its inhabitants. Some of our holiest shrines are in that Punjab.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Kin urge Punjab CM to Make Justice Gurnam Singh Commission’s Report Public

A US-based couple has written to Punjab CM Amarinder Singh and asked him to reveal the contents of a judicial commission’s report on the Behbal Kalan firing-like killing of four Sikh youths in Nakodar, Jalandhar district, on February 4, 1986.

Captivating the Simple-Hearted Fascinates Virginians at George Mason University

Taking the podium at George Mason University (GMU), Lathan Dennis-Singh said, “This Captivating the Simple-Hearted is a profound literature, one that has got me to reevaluate myself as a Sikh.”

Mulnivasi Bahujan Leader Dr. Manisha Bangar Tours Ontario (Canada); Calls on to Reject Brahminism

During a whirlwind tour of the Ontario region, Dr. Manisha Bangar mesmerized crowds of Indo-Canadians with stirring calls to reject Brahmanism, unite all the world’s oppressed people in common cause opposition to oppression, and uplift the downtrodden by pursuing a society of freedom and equality.

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