Over 100 Conservative MPs, including Ministers have been contacted since Boris's gaffe in PMQs last week on the mistreatment of peaceful farmers protesting in India.
Sikh diaspora sections have written to Clément Nyaletsossi Voule, the Special Rapporteur on the rights to freedom of peaceful assembly and of association. In a written release sent to the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Sikh Federation UK national press secretary Harnek Singh said that their organization has called upon UN to intervene to prevent use of violence by Indian government against the farmers who are peacefully protesting against controversial new farm-laws in India.
The State of New Jersey through "New Jersey Senate Concurrent Resolution 118" of 2020-21 has recognized cultural, religious, and interfaith importance of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Ji as "Living Guru" of Sikhs in promoting peace. This resolution also declares "Sikhs as distinct ethnic and religious minority".
The World Sikh Parliament's Councils for Religion and Civil & Human Rights organized the 345th martyrdom day and the 400th birth anniversary of Sri Guru Tegh Bahadur Ji at the Gurdwara Sahib, the Sikh Center of New York Inc., in New York City.
London: After Facebook mass censored Sikh posts during #SikhGenocide remembrance movements last week, a meeting was held between dozens of Sikh organisations in the United ...
The 2018 Bill introduced by State Senator Cathy Osten and State Representative Kevin Ryan and signed by Governor Dan Malloy passed unanimously, commemorating every year, Nov 1st, as a Sikh Genocide Remembrance Day.
Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal was today granted bail by Punjab and Haryana High court in Baghapurana (Moga) Case. Jagtar Singh, commonly known as Jaggi Johal, was picked by Punjab police up from Ramamandi (Jalandhar) on 4 November 2017. Police later recorded his arrested in FIR number 193/2016 (police station Baghapurana).
Indian state has been hardening its stance, at least in statements about its relations with China. Addressing a webinar to mark the 60th anniversary of the National Defence College, India’ defense minister Rajnath Singh said: “peace can not necessarily be achieved by a desire of peace but by the ability to deter war”.
An academic center is recently inaugurated in Surrey, BC for carrying activities in Vichaar (discussion), Vidya (education), Rann Neeti (strategy), Virsa (heritage).
The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs will be sending a joint letter signed by dozens of MPs with large numbers of Sikh constituents to the Foreign Secretary following the virtual lobby yesterday.
Partnership in Promoting Punjabi Art and Literature (PIPPAḶ) - a U.S. nonprofit formed to popularize Punjabi language and heritage amongst young generation launched the dual-language editions of its book on the life of Jaswant Singh Khalra — for children and youth.
At its October 14th meeting, Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion to support and stand in solidarity with Brampton residents and their families who have been adversely affected by farming bills recently passed in India. The motion was moved by Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon and seconded by Regional Councillor Martin Medeiros.
Sikh Council UK said in a statement that it stands in solidarity with the protestors and family of Manisha Valmiki, a 19-year-old that comes from a so-called 'Dalit' background. Manisha was gang-raped and violently attacked in Uttar Pradesh: her tongue was cut, her neck and back broken.
What does a controversial report authored by a retired CBC journalist have to do with a right-wing think tank that promotes trade with India and a global consulting firm run by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper?
WSO President says, “We are glad that bearded Sikh RCMP officers will be able to return to operational duties like Sikh officers in every other police force across Canada. The affected Sikh RCMP officers were feeling disheartened that this situation had dragged out for six months and this will be a relief to them".
According to news reports, the Paramatta Police Area Command appeared at the scene of the fight and did not make any arrests right away. Two hours later, two Sikh boys were arrested by the Penrith Police and charged in connection with the fight.
Dal Khalsa slams the Indian government for stoking the climate of fear psychosis through “terror tactics” compelling Amnesty International India to shut down its services in the country.
The World Sikh Organization of Canada joins calls for the retraction of the report entitled “Khalistan: a Project of Pakistan”, published by the Macdonald-Laurier Institute. The report is authored by controversial, retired CBC journalist, Terry Milewski and includes an introduction by former politician, Ujjal Dosanjh, and former Conservative staffer, Shuvaloy Majumdar.
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".
The Sikh Research Institute (SikhRI) has announced the first official release of The Guru Granth Sahib Project (TGGSP) website (app.gurugranthsahib.io) on September 1 to coincide with the First Prakash Purab (Illumination day) of then known Adi Granth in 1604. The project seeks to make a timeless treasure-house accessible for today's seekers, scholars, and techies to connect with the Sabad-Wisdom.Next Page »