Latest News:

Political News

Joint Statement of India And Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor After March 14 Meeting

The officials of India and Pakistan held a meeting at Wagah-Attari crossing point between East and West Punjab. The meeting was held on East Punjab side. A joint statement was issued after the meeting.

Sukhbir Badal Fields Bibi Jagir Kaur from Khadoor Sahib for Lok Sabha

SAD (Badal), led by Badal dynasty, has fielded former SGPC chief Bibi Jagir Kaur as its candidate for Lok Sabha elections from the Khadoor Sahib constituency.

Lok Sabha Polls in Punjab to be held in Last Phase on May 19; Model Code of Conduct Imposed

Chandigarh: With the Election Commission of India (ECI) yesterday announcing the poll schedule for the forthcoming Lok Sabha elections 2019, the Model code of conduct ...

Punjab Govt. Notified New DSPs and SPs for Recently Created Investigation Cadre Posts

The Punjab Government, led by Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, has notified the appointment of the DSPs and SPs for the recently created posts in the investigation cadre, separated from the Law & Order department of Punjab Police in line with the Indian Supreme Court orders on police reforms.

HC Recalls Order After Govt. Objects to Relief to SSP Charanjit Sharma

The Punjab and Haryana high court on Friday (March 8) issued a notice to the Punjab government on a plea filed by former Moga SSP Charanjit Singh Sharma, seeking directions to the police to inform him in advance before arresting in any other case related to incidents of beadbi.

Samajwadi Party Releases First List of Candidates for Lok Sabha; Mulayam to Contest From ‘Safest’ Seat

The Samajwadi Party released the first list of six candidates for the upcoming Lok Sabha elections on Friday. The list includes SP patriarch Mulayam Singh Yadav and Akhilesh Yadav's cousins Dharmendra Yadav and Akshay Yadav.

SCI Hands Over Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir Land Dispute to 3 Mediators

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today handed over the Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir land dispute to a committee of 3 mediators.

Relevance of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar’s Ideology in Present Times: Speech of Sh. Gian Sheel

Samvad, a discussion forum, organised a series of lectures on life and thought of Dr. B.R. Ambedkar on December 9, 2018 at Punjabi Bhawan Ludhiana.

Return Historical Artifacts of Sikh Reference Library: Amarinder Singh Writes to Indian Government

Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh has written to Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh seeking the immediate restoration of the historic materials removed from the Sikh Reference Library of Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, during June 1984 attack on Sikh Gurdwaras by the Indian Army.

Mantar Brar’s Anticipatory Bail Plea Rejected; Arrest Possible Anytime Now

A Faridkot court today rejected bail plea of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Mantar Singh Brar. He is nominated in case FIR number 129 of 2018 registered in relation to Saka Kotkapura of 14 October 2015.

Over 200 Alleged Hate Crimes in 2018, Reveals ‘Halt the Hate’ Website

A disturbing number of alleged hate crimes - including assault, rape and murder – were reported in 2018 against people from marginalized groups, especially Dalits and Muslims, said Amnesty India today, as it released data recorded on its interactive website, ‘Halt the Hate’.

Balakot: IAF Chief Refuses to Give Number of People Killed; Says IAF Does not count Human Casualties

Amid ongoing speculations in Indian media over the number of people killed in the Balakot air strikes by the Indian Air Force, Indian Air Chief Marshal B.S. Dhanoa on Monday said the IAF does not count human casualties and said that statement (on casualties at Balakot) will be made by the government.

Neither India, Nor Pakistan Could Afford Full Scale War: Amarinder Singh

In contrast to Indian army officials' claims that India is capable of two front war, Punjab Chief Minister today asserted that neither India nor Pakistan could afford a full-scale war.

‘Hindutva Chauvinism’ Responsible for the Underlying Conflict and the Current Crisis in South Asia: WSP

In a written statement issued yesterday (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News), the World Sikh Parliament (WSP) said: "India’s incessant journey to an ever more right-wing Hindutva position, in terms of its treatment of other nations, minorities and even neighbouring states, has led to the dangerous but almost inevitable crisis witnessed in the sub-continent over recent days".

Lok Sabha Polls: AAP Announces Candidates for 6 Out of 7 Seats in Delhi; No Alliance with Congress

Accusing the Congress for the breakdown of coalition talks between the two parties, the Aam Aadmi Party today announced names of the candidates for six of the seven seats in Delhi for the upcoming Lok Sabha polls.

IG Paramraj Umranangal Suspended; Sikh Body Seeks Arrest of Sumedh Saini

The Punjab government has reportedly placed Punjab police Inspector General (IG) Paramraj Umranangal under suspension in wake of his arrest by the Special Investigation Team (SIT) formed to investigate Saka Kotkaura and Saka Behbal Kalan of 2015.

Ludhiana Land Scam: AAP Leaders Meet Governor, Seek Sacking of Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu

A delegation of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), led by party leader Harpal Singh Cheema, met the Governor of Punjab, V.P. Singh Badnore here on Thursday (Feb. 28) and sought the sacking of Punjab Civil Supplies Minister Bharat Bhushan Ashu and filling of FIR against the other government top brass involved in the multi-crore Ludhiana land scam.

Hovering of War clouds over India and Pakistan on Kashmir Dispute Cries for World Powers’ Intervention : Dal Khalsa

As war clouds are hovering over India and Pakistan following air strikes on each other’s territory, the Dal Khalsa has called upon the United Nations to intervene to end hostilities between both the nuclear countries as the entire region is under threat.

India’s Foreign Ministry Admits One Pilot is Missing; Pak Claims Two Are Captured

India's Foreign Ministry has confirmed that one of their pilots is missing, after Pakistan claimed to have captured two Indian pilots.

Indian Supreme Court Judge Recuses Himself in Sajjan Kumar Case

Indian Supreme Court judge Justice Sanjiv Khanna today recused himself from hearing Sikh genocide convict Sajjan Kumar’s appeal against his conviction and sentencing by the Delhi High Court.

« Previous PageNext Page »