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Macdonald-Laurier Institute’ Paper on Khalistan Contains Conclusory Statements & Allegations Without Substantiation: Scholars [Open Letter]

On September 9, 2020 Canada based Macdonald-Laurier Institute released a paper titled "Khalistan: A Project of Pakistan" by Terry Milewski. A number of scholars have responded to this paper and said that it "contains a litany of conclusory statements and allegations without any substantiation".

Panthic Talmet Sangathan Writes Open Letter to Sikh Bodies to Unite for Guru Granth Sahib’s Satikar

Panthic Talmet Sangathan (PTS) has written an open letter to Sikh groups, organizations, personalities and institutes to take strong notice of the issue of missing Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib and make joint efforts to press the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee and other concerns persons and institutions to bring forth the truth.

Canadian City of Burnaby Proclaims September 6 As “Jaswant Singh Khalra Day”

Recognising the humanitarian contribution of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra Canada's city of Burnaby has issued a proclamation declaring September 6 as "Jaswant Singh Khalra Day. Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra had unearthed the truth of so-termed unclaimed and unidentified dead bodies in Punjab. He had revealed that how Sikhs were being extrajudicially killed in cold blood by Indian forces in fake encounter, and how Indian state's police and other forces were secretly cremating their dead bodies as 'unclaimed and unidentified' dead bodies. Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra was himself subjected to enforced disappearance by Indian state' police and was secretly killed. On 6 September 1995, he was abducted by the Indian state's police from outside of his house in Amritsar.

Enforcing Silence: India’s War on Sikh Social Media – A Report by World Sikh Organization

The World Sikh Organisation (WSO) of Canada has released a report on the crackdown on Sikh social media by Indian authorities. The report entitled “Enforcing Silence: India’s War on Sikh Social Media” examines recent developments and offers suggestions to social media platforms with respect to Sikh content.

Sikh Lawyer Releases Latest List of UAPA Cases in Punjab; Congress Govt. Using UAPA Faster than Last SAD-BJP Govt.

An updated tentative list released by Sikh lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur has revealed that the Congress party led Punjab government is faster than previous SAD-BJP government in at least one perspective- registering cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). UAPA is considered present day notorious law and a new avatar of draconian TADA and POTA.

Ex-Bureaucrat, Journalists, Opinionists, Academicians & Activists Tell Punjab Government to Stop Repression & Mis-use of UAPA

In the last days of June 2020, our igneous Intelligence Agencies have ‘unearthed one terror module after another, supported by ISI of Pakistan and the Sikhs For Justice.’ In consequence, God knows how many, Sikh young men have been arrested, some (maybe all) have been tortured and insulted in a bid to demoralize and demonize the people in order to secure them in eternal slavery by total denial of constitutional and innate human rights.

Kite Fights: New Report says Regional Proxy Wars and Hindu Nationalist Agenda Linked to Massacre of Sikhs in Kabul

The March 25, 2020 massacre of Sikhs at Gurdwara Har Rai Sahib in Kabul, Afghanistan sent shockwaves through the global Sikh community, yet the violence was not the only shocking thing about the vicious attack.

Samvad Releases Important Draft for Future Course of Sikh Struggle

Samvad, a discussion forum, has released a draft to trigger debate on determining the future course of Sikh struggle as per the Panthic tradition and principles. The document was released on 6 June, 2020 at Takht Kesgarh Sahib, Sri Anandpur Sahib.

Copy of FIR No. 77 (PS Mataur, Mohali) Against Ex-DGP Sumedh Saini

An FIR is registered against former Punjab police chief Sumedh Sahini at Mataur police station in Sahibzada Ajit Singh Nagar (Mohali).

Statement from Bhai Daljit Singh on the 34th Anniversary of the Declaration of Khalistan [in ENGLISH]

On April 29, 2020, the 34th Khalistan Declaration Day Bhai Daljit Singh issued a written message/statement. The statement issued in Punjabi/Gurmukhi was shared with readers of the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) two days back. 

Message by Bhai Daljit Singh on 34th Khalistan Declaration Day (29 April 2020)

Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh has issued a message on 34th Khalistan Declaration Day. It is notable that a Sarbat Khalsa 1986 appointed Panthic Committee had issued "Declaration of Khalistan" on April 29, 1986.

Saka Nakodar 1986: Families of Sikh Martyrs Meet Giani Harpreet Singh

On March13, Bapu Baldev Singh and Mata Baldip Kaur, parents of Saka Nakodar Martyr Bhai Ravinder Singh Littran met acting Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh at Akal Takhat Secretariat.

Economists, Social Scientists and Academics Demand Delinking of Census from NPR

We are economists and social scientists who are deeply concerned about the major implications for the Indian statistical system, of the attempt to combine data collection for the 2021 Census of India with that for the proposed National Population Register.

Full Text of Letter of Justice Ranjit Singh to Punjab CM About Death of Key Witness in Saka Behbal Kalan Case

Justice (retired) Ranjit Singh who had headed one man inquiry commission to probe beadbi incidents and Saka Behbal Kalan 2015, has written a letter to Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh about demise of Surjit Singh, a key witness in Saka Behbal Kalan 2015.

Copy of Seattle City Council Legislature’s Resolution Against India’s CAA-NRC

On 3 February 2020, the City of Seattle became the first in the U.S. to adopt a resolution denouncing India’s contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and proposed National Register of Citizens. The resolution was moved by Councilmember Sawant.

Richmond Hill Sikh Body Adopts Resolution Against PTC for Asserting “Intellectual Property” Rights On Gurbani

The Sikh Cultural Society, Richmond Hill (US) has adopted vital resolutions against PTC Network, condemning later's wrongful and highly objectionable claims about 'Gurbani'.

CAA, NRC May Affect Status of Indian Muslim Minority: Congressional Research Service

The amended Citizenship law along with a National Register of Citizens (NRC) being planned by the Narendra Modi government “may affect the status” of Muslim minority in India, a report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has said.

UK Elections 2019: Hindutva Forces Lobbying For Electoral Polarisation, Eying Diaspora Activism

From the past three days, reports have been doing circles in the British media stating that the Hindu voters of the country through Whatsapp messages have been asked to vote against a particular party in the upcoming general election, accusing the party of being “anti-India” and “anti-Hindu”.

Facebook and Google’s Pervasive Surveillance Poses an Unprecedented Danger to Human Rights: Amnesty International

Tech titans Google and Facebook employ “surveillance-based business models” that threaten human rights and erode privacy worldwide, said Amnesty International (AI) in its new report Surveillance Giants: How the Business Model of Google and Facebook Threatens Human Rights.

Getting To Know Guru Nanak Sahib: SikhRI Releases A New Educational Unit for Children

Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has published a new unit in the Gurmat Educational Resource for children titled Getting To Know Guru Nanak Sahib.

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