As a Sikh Naujwaan from the Diaspora I felt immensely fortunate to participate in the Vishav Sikh Ikatarta on June 28, 2023. Reflecting back on this experience, there are multiple aspects of the gathering that carry deep-rooted lessons for Naujawan around the world and light our path forward.
Dal Khalsa, a Sikh body known for having ties with ethnic minorities and struggling nationalities in the Indian sub-continent, has expressed deep concern and outrage over the heinous incident of sexual assault on two women from the Kuki tribal community in Manipur.
Civil society groups active in Ludhiana are going to hold a seminar at Ludhiana on 22 May (Monday) on International Biodiversity Day.
The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a weakening of fundamental rights such as freedom of expression
In a tragic incident three children were crushed to death under a passenger train today (27 November) when they were going to pluck wild berries.
In a rare instance Punjab and Haryana High Court granted special permissions to lawyers of Prof. Devinder Singh Bhullar to serve court notice to the Home Department of Delhi government by hand and also by registered post.
Concerns of air power violations in Ladakh entered the doors of military talks between India and China in early August 2022. Both sides blamed each other of violating the 1996 Agreement on Confidence-Building Measures along the Line of Actual Control.
Panth Sewak Jatha Doaba is holding a series of event to mark 100 years of Babbar Akali Movement that had challenged British Rule in Punjab and made efforts to revive the Sarkar-e-Khalsa, or the Sikh rule.
On 1 October 2021 local Sikh sangat held an event was held at Sangrur. This is video recording of speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh.
Two days back the Office of the Secretary of Defense, USA released a report titled “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China – 2021”. The report covers a wide range of topics related to military and security development involving the People's Republic of China.
Senior pro-freedom Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani passed away after a long illness in Srinagar on Wednesday (1 Sept 2021) night.
Addressing a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Dushanbe on Wednesday India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh referred to ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ (CAH).
In an important development, the U.S. has formed a Quad with Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.
Beijing has substantially expanded its economic involvement in Afghanistan since 2014. China’s investment in the country has been aimed at tapping its rich natural resources. As far back as 2007, for example, Beijing secured exclusive rights to extract copper from the Mes Aynak mine in Logar. Chinese companies have also shown interest in investing in Afghanistan’s energy sector. In 2011, the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) won a $400 million bid to drill three oil fields in the Amu Darya basin for 25 years. These fields are thought to contain 87 million barrels of oil.
Stan Swamy, who was 84, was jailed last October on terrorism charges which UN Special Rapporteur highlighting the work of human rights defenders worldwide, Mary Lawlor, insisted were fabricated.
The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cautioned that bad loans of the banking system are expected to hit 11.22 per cent of the advances under a severe stress scenario. The central bank also warned about the incipient signs of stress among medium and small units, notes a report in The Indian Express.
While referring to the recent escalation along the Line of Actual Control (LAC), India has accused China for ‘disturbing’ peace and tranquility in the border areas.
Agriculture and Environment Center is calling for paddy reduction in Punjab in order save ground water. The Center is holding Water Awareness March and meeting environmentalists, agriculture experts and successful farmers practicing natural farming, or using farming techniques which save water.
Bhai Mandhir Singh, one of the directors of Agriculture and Environment Center, said that Jal Chetna Yatra will start on 7th of June from Darbar Sahib, Sri Amritsar. No end date is announced for conclusion of the Yatra. He said that if restrictions on gatherings etc. are lifted then a Jal Panchayat (Water Assembly) could be organized after the conclusion of this yatra.
An Indian Air Force pilot was killed in a MiG-21 fighter jet crash at Langeana village of Punjab’s Moga district in the wee hours of Friday. The pilot has been identified as IAF MCC Squadron leader Abhinav Chaudhary and he was on night training when the accident happened, reports the Indian Express.Next Page »