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3 NIA Officials Accused of Blackmailing, Demanding 2 Crores Bribe

A few weeks back when the Indian government extended unbridled powers to India's centralised investigation and prosecution agency NIA, many sections raised concerns that these powers will be abused in various ways- including abuse by officials for personal gains.

India Renews Crackdown on Kashmiris After Overnight Protests

Authorities in Indian-held Kashmir reimposed restrictions on people's movement on August 18 following a flare-up of protests by Kashmiris. According to media reports, which cite officials saying that clashes between Kashmiri residents and police left dozens injured.

Sikh Groups Express Solidarity With Kashmiris; To Mark August 15 As Black Day in Punjab

Extending their solidarity with Kashmiri people and their cause, the Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) today fired a salvo against Akali Dal Badal for supporting Indian Govt’s move to strip J&K of its special status.

NDP Statement on the Status of Human Rights in Kashmir

NDP Foreign Affairs Critic, Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), issued a statement on Kashmir issue.

UN Resolutions Prohibit Any Unilateral Action to Change Disputed Nature of Jammu & Kashmir: Kashmiri Diaspora Groups

In a written statement issued on August 5 (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News), various Kashmiri diaspora groups 'rejected' and condemned the Indian government's decision of abrogating article 370 and 35 A that guarantees the special status of the State of Jammu and Kashmir.

Full Texts of China’s Response Statements on India’s Moves in Kashmir and Ladakh

China has objected to Indian government's move to strip disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir of 'special status' and divide the region into two parts to be controlled by the Central Government of India.

India’s Move in Kashmir Threatens Regional Stability: Pak PM Imran Khan

Pakistan's Prime Minister Imran Khan has condemned the "irresponsible, unilateral and irrational behaviour" by India in the 'disputed' territory of Kashmir, with the country's top civilian and military leaderships warning New Delhi's crackdown was destabilising the region.

India Alerts Army and Air Force As Rajya Sabha Debates Revocation of Art 370

The Indian Government on Monday moved a resolution in Rajya Sabha to scrap Article 370 of the Indian Constitution that gives special status to internationally disputed territory of Jammu and Kashmir, partially controlled by India and Pakistan.

Copy of Order Issued by Indian President to Apply Indian Constitution on Jammu and Kashmir

Indian government's Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah today moved a Constitutional Amendment Bill to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. He also moved a bill to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir and make it a Union Territory and Ladakh to be Union Territory without legislature.

Amit Shah Moves Amendment Moved To Revoke Article 370; Reorganize Jammu and Kashmir

Indian government's Minister of Home Affairs Amit Shah today moved a Constitutional Amendment Bill to revoke Article 370 of the Indian Constitution. He also moved a bill to reorganise the state of Jammu and Kashmir and make it a Union Territory and Ladakh to be Union Territory without legislature.

Kashmiris Must Be Allowed To Exercise Right To Self Determination: Pak PM Imran Khan

Amidst reports of panic amongst Kashmiris in Indian administered Kashmir, caused by a series of orders and announcements by the Indian establishment, Pakistani Prime Minister Imran Khan said that Kashmiris must be allowed to exercise their right to self determination according to UN SC resolutions.

Panic Grips Kashmir After India Orders Pilgrims, Tourists to Leave Immideately

With no clarity from the authorities, the region's shaken residents are viewing the government order as yet another instance of the "psychological warfare" they say is being waged by India against them.

CBI and Sukhbir Badal Have Common Interest To Help Dera Sauda Sirsa

Taking exception over the CBI closure report and the shared stand by Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh Badal in the Bargari beadbi case, the Dal Khalsa said it looks both (CBI and Sukhbir Singh Badal) have same interests to help Dera Sauda Sirsa to come clean out of the sin of beadbi.

Sukhbir Badal ‘Endorses’ Clean Chit by CBI to Dera Sirsa Followers in Beadbi Cases

In what could be seen as act of endorsing the clean chit given by Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) in its closure report submitted to its special court in Mohali in the cases related to beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) chief and Ferozpur MP Sukhbir Singh Badal has stated that the report has made it apparent that persons were arrested by Police during Congress regime in these cases illegitimately.

SYP to Hold Conference on Water Crisis on August 3 at Hoshiarpur

Taking a serious note of the growing water crisis in the state of Punjab, youth body Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) has announced to organize a conference at Hoshiarpur on August 3.

UAPA Amendment Passed in Lok Sabha; Congress Stages Walkout

The Lok Sabha today passed Unlawful Activities (Prevention) Amendment Bill, 2019. The opposition Congress party staged walkout after its demand to send the bill to a standing committee was not met.

Badals Have Double Tongue and Twin Face: Dal Khalsa on SAD (B) Outcry Against CBI Closure Report

In a scathing attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s history of somersaults in recent times, the Dal Khalsa has observed that Badals speak for Panth when out of power and their conduct is anti-Panth when in power.

CBI Closure Report in Bargari Case: Congress Criticises Sukhbir Badal; Goes Mum on Amarinder Singh Govt’s Failure

In a joint statement issued yesterday (copy available with SSN) various Congress leaders and MLAs criticised Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) president Sukhbir Singh for his statement on CBI's closure report in Bargari beadbi case.

Banning SFJ is Nothing But India’s Over-Reaction; SYL is History, A Done Issue: Dal Khalsa

Declaring Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) as outlawed, that has hardly any official representative in Punjab and India is nothing but over reaction and frustration of the Indian government.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Resigns As Cabinet Minister of Punjab

Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu has resigned as minister from the Punjab cabinet. Navjot Singh Sidhu posted his resignation letter dated June 10, addressed to Rahul Gandhi, on his official Twitter account on Sunday (July 14) morning.

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