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Chairs remain empty while Sukhbir was addressing workers’ meeting in Amritsar

Nearly 30 percent chairs remained empty while the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal was addressing the gathering of party rank and file of Amritsar city on Thursday.

Gurdwara Gyan Godri Sahib Issue: BJP Government Apathy Continues

Rebuilding of Gurdwara Gyan Godri Sahib at Haridwar seems a distant dream for the Sikhs as BJP-led Uttarakhand government apathy continues to meet the long pending demand of the Sikhs.

Navjot Singh Sidhu writes to PMs of India, Pak seeking land of Kartarpur Sahib not be disfigured

Navjot Singh Sidhu wrote letters to Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan and Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding that the old pristine landscape and terrain of the area of Kartarpur Sahib (Pakistan) where Guru Nanak Sahib, founder of Sikhi, spent His last around 18 years, should not be disfigured in the name of ‘commercialization’ and ‘visitors comforts.’

SGPC in Quandary Over Plan to Honour H S Phoolka After Launching of ‘Sikh Sewak Army’

After noted lawyer and former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka has launched 'Sikh Sewak Army' with an aim to liberate the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) from the clutches of Badal family, the gurdwara management body is in a fix over its plan to honour H S Phoolka.

High Court Terms M Phil (Religious Studies) Entrance Exam Unfair, Orders GNDU to Re-conduct It

In an embarrassment for Guru Nanak Dev University, Punjab and Haryana high court has cancelled the MPhil (religious studies) entrance examination conducted in August last year by the university for academic session 2018-19 terming it as unfair and flawed.

Sikh (Khalistan) Extremism” – Continuing Indian Interference in Sikh Affairs in Canada

This is the first time that reference to “Sikh Extremism” has been made in this particular report and it is done so multiple times, including the 1st paragraph of the Executive Summary and in a paragraph immediately after outlining what the principal threat to Canada’s security is. It is highly irresponsible of those writing this report to first place the Sikh community within the report with such little context provided and then further place our community name in such significant places within the report so as to give prominence to the supposed “threat” we pose.

Rein in Hindutva extremist groups including Hindu Yuva Vahini: Dal Khalsa to Modi

Stating that Hindutva forces were stoking the communal cauldron in the garb of "nationalism", the Dal Khalsa took serious note of the extremist group Hindu Yuva Vahini announcing a reward of Rs 1 crore for beheading Punjab minister Navjot Singh Sidhu.

On Int’l Human Rights Day, Dal Khalsa to hold March In Bathinda to highlight State Atrocities

In its global report Amnesty has stated that In India, journalists, rights activists, and those advocating the rights of ethnic and religious minorities, Dalits and Adivasis (tribal) are among those at risk of attack.”

Dr. Ambedkar – Dalit Consciousness and Brahmanism: Seminar by Samvad on Dec. 9

Samvad, a discussion forum is going to hold a seminar on the topic "Dr Ambedkar - Dalit Consciousness and Brahmanism".

Adliwal Attack is Failure of Punjab Govt.; Congress MLAs Politicising the Issue: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Sunday condemned the attack on a sect Dera at village Adliwal near Amritsar and showed solidarity with the victim families. AAP demanded govt. job and compensation of Rs. 1 crore to the families who lost their member in the attack.

Amnesty Calls Upon Odisha Govt to Protect Indigenous Dongria Kondh Community From Police Intimidation

Odisha Government must protect Indigenous Dongria Kondh community from police intimidation Amnesty India calls upon the Government of Odisha to uphold law and order in the Niyamgiri hills and halt police intimidation of the Indigenous Dongria Kondh community.

Seminar Report: Scholars Discussed Various Aspects of Phenomenon of Genocide in Modern Era

Sath, a students’ group, organized a seminar on “Phenomenon of Genocide in Modern Era” at Zoology Auditorium in Punjab University campus in Chandigarh on 15 November 2018. The seminar was held in the memory of those victimized during the 1984 Sikh Genocide. In this seminar Dr Garga Chatterjee (Indian Statistical Institute), Sikh author Bhai Ajmer Singh and Parmjeet Singh (Editor, Sikh Siyasat News) presented their papers and shared their views.

Did Indian Army Chief Miss Mentioning “Internal Linkages” on Actual Terror in Punjab? [Op-Ed]

Recently at a seminar in Delhi Army chief General Bipin Rawat said that attempts were being made through “external linkages” to “revive insurgency” in Punjab. “Let us not think that Punjab (situation) is over. We cannot close our eyes to what is happening in Punjab. And, if we do not take early action now, it will be too late” he said. Former UP DGP Parkash Singh also echoed General’s observation. Within 10 days, the General underlined this “external” element for the third time, stating “While outsiders will attempt to revive militancy, the people, are very strong, will not allow it,” while speaking at an army function in Pathankot on November 12.

Resignation by Niranjan Singh exposed nexus between Modi, Captain and Badal: AAP

He said that AAP will expose the nexus between Congress, SAD and BJP who are responsible for drug menace in Punjab. He said that Niranjan Singh was an upright officer and he should be allowed to work without any political pressure.

Modi Govt’s Insensitive Approach on Kartarpur Corridor Hurting Sikh Sentiments

Former Delhi MLA and Aam Aadmi Party leader S. Jarnail Singh has criticised Narendra Modi led BJP government in India saying that its ‘senseless and insensitive’ approach to open Kartarpur Sahib corridor, in response to Pakistan's positive intent is hurting Sikh sentiments across the world.

Australian Sikh Games Get A$1 Lakh Boost As Countdown Starts

The Australian government has announced a package of $1,00,000 for the 32nd edition of Australian Sikh Games. Coming seven months prior to the annual event, the announcement shows the importance of the sporting fixture for the country, given its multicultural and tourist appeal.

U.S. Congressman Krishnamoorthi Challenged for World Hindu Congress Appearance

Over the two days leading up the launch of the World Hindu Congress (WHC) 2018 in Chicago, delegations from Organization for Minorities of India (OFMI) visited U.S. Congressman Raja Krishnamoorthi’s (D-IL) district office in Schaumburg and his Capitol Hill office in Washington, D.C. to register protest against the congressman’s presence at the event.

Sikh Federation (UK) Reveal Plans for Preparing the Next Generation for Leadership Roles

The 35th Annual International Sikh Convention organised by the Sikh Federation (UK), often referred to as the first and only Sikh political party attracted in excess of 10,000 Sikhs at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Willenhall in the West Midlands.

World Hindu Congress: Why Were Some Indian Americans Protesting Against the RSS?

As nine-year-old Hardit Singh joined a march to protest the Second World Hindu Congress held from September 7-9 at the Westin Hotel in suburban Chicago, he searched for words to articulate the caste system.

Analysis of Social Media through Sikh Perspective: by Sikander Singh

This is the video recording of Speech delivered by Dr Sikander Singh (Assistant Professor, Department Of Punjabi, Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib)

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