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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.

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.

How to Look at Delhi Court’s Decision Awarding Strict Punishment to Killer of Sikhs in a 1984 Related Case?

A trial court in Delhi yesterday (on Nov. 20) awarded death sentenced to convict Yashpal and imprisonment for life to Naresh Sehrawat in a case related to killings of Sikhs in November 1984.

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.

Hindutva’s Poisoned Fruit and the World Hindu Congress

In early September 2018, I spent four days in the Chicago, Illinois region in order to protest the World Hindu Congress (WHC). Here’s why.

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.

103 Seconds Interaction on Beadbi Issue Tells It All

The question here is that when Badals and Amarinder Singh have arrived on same pitch on Beadbi issues, who is behind it ‘from across the border’ or ‘from within the borders’?

#MeTooUrbanNaxal: Arundhati Roy

This morning’s papers (August 30 2018) settle something that we have been debating for a while. A front-page report in the Indian Express says “Police ...

Heroic Bangladesh Students’ Spirit Marched Ahead of Mainstream Politics [Op-Ed]

Bangladesh student spirit marched ahead of the mainstream politics as streams of school students overflowed Dhaka roads recently – beginning from the last day of July.

GUEST COLUMN: Indo-Pak Spy Games and Right to Self-Determination Struggle

Sandwiched between the two nuclear powers –India and Pakistan, the Sikhs of Punjab have a keen geopolitical interest in the developments in each country and the covert games that they play beyond the public glare.

Organised Genocide, Not Merely Largest Mob Lynching

In November 1984, Sikhs were subjected to genocidal violence throughout India. The genocide was planned, co-ordinated, organised and carried out by high ups in government, administration and political layers.

Fresh Thinking is Needed to Cut the Gordian Knot in Kashmir [Op-Ed]

The Joint Resistance Leadership (JRL) in Kashmir has shown willingness to talk provided the Government of India clarifies the parameters of talks.

Audio Article: Majoritarian State System Versus Federal Structure (by Jaspal Singh Sidhu)

This is audio version of article titled "Bahugintivaadi Raaj Prabandh Bnaam Federal Dhancha" (Majoritarian State System Versus Federal Structure) penned by senior Journalist Jaspal Singh Sidhu.

Facebook Codifies Its Censorship Regime; Action Against Fake News, Nothing But Political Censorship

Facebook, the world’s largest social media company, spelled out for the first time the criteria it uses to censor speech on its platform, purely at its own discretion, and with no legal oversight or recourse.

The Black Prince: Awakening about Sikh identity [Op-Ed]

The Black Prince movie is being appreciated by rhe Punjabis, particularly Sikhs more for its multi-layered content than its artistic competence.

Modern Historiography fits Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Indian Nationalistic Perspective

“That history always has a purpose. That history is always about power. That history is never innocent but always ideological.” – Keith Jenkins ‘Rethinking of ...

Understanding Socio-Religious Roots of Indo-Sikh Conflict [Op-Ed]

Indian socio-political elites’ bitter reaction, during and after Canadian Prime Minister Justine Trudeau’s visit, reflects a deep-rooted hatred towards Sikh community.

The Nanking Massacre, Amritsar Massacre 1984 And The Film You Must Make

Every Sikh must watch City of Life and Death if they are intent on creating a unique film and memory around the Sikh genocide.

AFSPA Is Both Unnecessary & Counterproductive, Need To Repeal It

The spate of civilian killings by military personnel in Kashmir continues unabated with the latest killings at Shopian leading to a mass shutdown across the valley.

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