The issue of languages in the Indian subcontinent is a sensitive and important political question. As the Hindutva nationalist are trying to impose their agenda of linguistic homogeneity and hegemonic imposition of Hindi in the Indian subcontinent, the language is expected to take prominence and spark unrest amongst various linguistic and cultural groups.
The Punjab State Scheduled Castes Commission has taken a suo-moto notice of incident of defaced of statue of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar in Rajpura.
Even as the Punjab government on Monday decided to ease recruitment rules to plug certain long-pending vacancies, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh ordered immediate steps to fill up a whopping 16500 vacancies in various departments.
Perturbed over the stubborn attitude of the government of India with regards to the situation in Kashmir, its unrelenting role of disrespecting human rights in the region where the special status of the people and the state has been unilaterally abrogated, political parties from Punjab, Tamil Nadu and Kashmir will hold Justice March and Rally in Delhi on September 26.
Indian and Chinese troops were involved in a heated exchange in eastern Ladakh near the Pangong Tso Lake on Wednesday (Sept. 11), according to media report.
Ever since the Narendra Modi led the Central Government of India in a unilateral decision revoked the special status of Kashmir by abrogating article 370 of the India constitution earlier last month.
It seems like the apprehensions made by various Human Rights organisations around the globe on the current grim and hostile situation in Kashmir have begun to manifest into reality.
Fifty-three days after filing a closure report in Bargari beadbi cases of 2015, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Friday (August 23) took a U-turn and filed an application in the special CBI court, Mohali, saying it wants to re-probe the case.
India's Home Minister Amit Shah reportedly reviewed ongoing actions against Naxalite and Maoist strugglers during a High profile meeting held at Delhi on Monday (Aug 26).
UK Member of Parliament Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi on August 22 visited India's Civil Aviation Minister Hardeep Singh Puri and Commerce & Industry Minister Som Parkash in New Delhi.
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.
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.
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 Foreign Affairs Critic, Guy Caron (Rimouski-Neigette—Témiscouata—Les Basques), issued a statement on Kashmir issue.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.Next Page »