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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.

CBI Files Closure Report in Bargari and Burj Jawahar Singh Wala Beadbi Cases

India’s Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) has reportedly filed the closure report in the three cases related to Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib in the special CBI court, Mohali.

Indian Government Bans Sikhs For Justice (SJF)

The government of India on Wednesday (July 9) announced to ban Sikh diaspora activists group called Sikhs For Justice (SFJ).

Aiming at Further Centralising Its Powers, Centre Plans to Merge Inter-State River Water Dispute Tribunals

In a move which will further centralise powers of the Union government of India in matters related to "inter-state river water disputes", the Modi government cabinet has given approval to an amendment bill seeking to merge different inter-state river water dispute tribunals into a single entity.

Over 1 Lakh Muslims Protest in Maharashtra’s Malegaon Against Mob Lynchings in India

At least one lakh Muslims on Monday (July 2) congregated in Malegaon in response to a call for a law against mob lynching.

1,966 Custodial Deaths In India During 2018; NGO Calls India to Rectify UNCAT

The “Campaign Against Torture in India” while releasing “India: Annual Report on Torture 2018” on the United Nations Day Against Torture stated that during 2018, a total of 1,966 custodial deaths were reported to India's National Human Rights Commission (NHRC) including 147 deaths in police custody and 1,819 deaths in judicial custody.

Dal Khalsa Strongly Opposes India’s Plan to Set up Nuclear Plants in Punjab

Dal Khalsa has strongly opposed New Delhi's proposal to set up atomic power plants in Punjab.

Religious Freedom Continue to Suffer Under Modi Rule: US Report

A latest report by US Commission on International Religious Freedom noted that in 2018 religious freedom conditions in India continued a downward trend. The 2019 report released few days back notes that religious freedom has come under attack in recent years with the growth of exclusionary extremist narratives—including, at times, the government’s allowance and encouragement of mob violence against religious minorities—that have facilitated an egregious and ongoing campaign of violence, intimidation, and harassment against non-Hindu and lower-caste Hindu minorities.

Amarinder Singh Urges Narendra Modi to Seek UN Sanctions Against Canada

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh today repeated various allegation against the Government of Canada and Sikh diaspora living in Canada. In his written statement (copy available with SSN), Punjab CM alleged that Canadian government was extending overt and covert support the Khalistani Movement against India.

CM Amarinder Singh Orders Fact Finding Inquiry Into Beadi Accused’s Killing

Mahinderpal Bittu, a Dera Sauda Sirsa follower who was main accused behind the Beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari, Malke and Gurusar Jalal was reportedly killed in a jail in Nabha. 

Indian Political & Justice System Biased & Discriminative: Dal Khalsa

The Dal Khalsa today lashed out at Punjab Governor and Chief Minister for granting pardon to four convicted cops responsible for killing a Sikh youth Harjeet Singh in fake encounter. The organization hits out at Indian political system terming the move as yet another glaring example of blatant discrimination against the Sikhs.

Sanjeev Bhatt’s Conviction Exposes Indian State’s Revengeful Character: Dal Khalsa

Calling the awarding of life sentence to sacked IPS officer Sanjeev Bhatt on alleged concocted charges as travesty of justice, the Dal Khalsa on Thursday slammed the Indian justice system.

Sanjeev Bhatt, Cop Who Blamed Modi for Gujarat 2002, Sentenced to Life in 30 years Old Case

Sacked Gujarat-cadre IPS officer Sanjiv Bhatt, who took on Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Gujarat genocide, was sentenced to life imprisonment today in a 30-year-old case of custodial death. The sentence by the Jamnagar court comes a week after the Supreme Court denied Mr Bhatt's petition to examine additional witnesses.

Premier Modi Responsible for ‘Terrorism’ Against his own Countrymen: Simranjit Singh Mann

Reacting on Narendra Modi's statement during Shanghai Cooperation Organization (SCO) that the countries sponsoring 'terror' should be held accountable, Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) president Simranjit Singh Mann said that people who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones at others.

Badals Want To Bring RSS Rule in Punjab: SAD (Taksali)

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) general secretary and spokesperson Karnail Singh Peer Mohmmad yesterday criticised SAD (Badal) leader Harsimrat Kaur Badal for allegedly attempting to befool the people of Punjab psodeau  "GST relief" on Langar.

Sikh Youth Body Criticises Amarinder Singh, Sukhpal Khaira on River Waters Issue

The Sikh Youth of Punjab has criticised the statement of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh that surplus water was being discharged as a precautionary measure to prevent flooding in the areas along the Sutlej and Beas.

Editors Guild Expresses Serious Concerns Over Arrests of Journalists by Yogi’s Police

The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested two journalists for allegedly defaming state's chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

A R Rehman Steps into Tamil Nadu ‘Autonomy’ Debate

With political parties in Tamil Nadu reviving the issue of autonomy in state matters, and warning of a major protest against the BJP-led Centre if the government fails to clarify the role of Hindi in its proposed three-language policy, musician A R Rahman on Tuesday joined the issue.

Dal Khalsa Seeks Custodial Interrogation of Sukhbir Badal and Sumedh Saini

As SIT in its charge-sheet has blamed former Punjab DGP Sukhbir Singh Badal and ex-DGP Sumedh Saini for their role in planning the beadbi incidents, the Dal Khalsa asked the Punjab government to take both of them in custody to unearth the deeper conspiracy behind the painful events that kept the Punjab on boil for three years.

Harsimrat K Badal, Amarinder Singh Urge Narendra Modi to Question Pakistan About Destruction of Haveli in Narowal

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC), Evacuee Trust Property Board of Pakistan, Sikh historian and writer Amardeep Singh who has written books on Sikh heritage in Pakistan have all clarified that the building was not linked to Guru Nanak Ji. They said that it was an old Haweli and not a Sikh Gurdwara or religious place.

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