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Gurdwaras in Ontario Reaffirm Akal Takhat Hukamnama Forbidding Anand Karaj Ceremonies in Banquet Facilities, Golf Courses and Hotel Resorts

The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) and Ontario Sikhs and Gurudwara Council (OSGC) are deeply disturbed by recent reports of Anand Karaj ceremonies taking place in Banquet Facilities, Golf Courses and Hotel Resorts.

Delhi Takhat & Struggling People of Subcontinent: Speech During Event on Federalism & State Autonomy

Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh presented discussed the defining characteristics of the Delhi Takht and prevalent visions amongst the resistance movements, while stressing that at this juncture the struggling peoples of the Indian Region need to unite for dismantling the current structure of Delhi Takhat.

MLI Report Parrots Indian Narratives on Khalistan: World Sikh Organisation

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.

Macdonald-Laurier Institute’ Paper on Khalistan Contains Conclusory Statements & Allegations Without Substantiation: Scholars [Open Letter]

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".

SGPC Uses Forces Against Sikhs Demanding Action Against Culprits in Missing Saroops Issue

SGPC has resorted to use of force against Sikhs who were staging a peaceful dharna outside the SGPC's head-office demanding registration of case against "main culprits" in missing Saroops issue. Dharna was started yesterday by various Satikar Committees.

Satikar Committees Continue Dharna Outside SGPC Office After Meeting Remains Inconclusive

A meeting between representatives of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) and Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satikar Committees did not reach any conclusion on Monday (September 14).

Issue of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Ji’s Saroop – Who Are The Real Culprits?

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee is trying to underplay the issue of missing Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib Ji. It is trying to project an issue related to beadbi of Guru Sahib as an issue of corruption.

SikhRI Launches ‘The Guru Granth Sahib Project’ (TGGSP) Website

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. 

Sikh Body Wants Indian Government to Reopen Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) has demanded that the government of India should reopen Kartarpur Sahib corridor for yatris. The corridor which connects Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab was opened in November last year to allow Sikhs from eastren side to visit the sacred place of Kartarpur Sahib, once inhabited by Guru Nanak Ji.

India Orders Attachment of Immovable Properties of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under UAPA

The Government of India (GoI) has ordered attachment of immovable properties of Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and Hardeep Singh Nijjar under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Bail and Quashing Pleas of Sumedh Saini Dismissed in High Court; Will Punjab Govt. Arrest Him Now?

Anticipatory bail application and FIR quashing application of former DGP Sumedh Saini in Balwant Singh Multani murder case are dismissed by Punjab and Harayan High Court. The High Court had heard the arguments in both cases yesterday and the order was reserved for today.

High Court Reserves Order on Sumedh Saini’s Bail and Quashing Pleas

The court of justice Fatehdeep Singh of the Punjab and Haryana high court today reserved its judgment in the two cases filed by Sumedh Saini, who has urged for grant of anticipatory bail in FIR registered against him for the illegal abduction, detention, torture and custodial death of Balwant Singh Multani in December 1991 upon addition of section 302 IPC to the case.

No Indian Propaganda in Gurdwaras: Sikhs in Germany Tell Indian Consulate Official

A senior official in Indian Consulate in Germany was questioned by Sikhs during his visit to Gurdwara Sahib in Tubingen. Indian official was questioned about registration of cases against Sikh youth in Punjab under draconian UAPA law.

SGPC Ex-Chief Secretary Harcharan Singh Dies

Former Chief Secretary of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC) passed away earlier today. 

Booked for Murder Ex-DGP Sumedh Saini Goes Underground Under the Nose of Punjab Government

Punjab government is claiming that more than 60 persons from the CRPF, Punjab Police and Chandigarh Police posted in Z+ security of former DGP are clueless about his whereabouts as he has gone underground along with his family.

Panthic Talmet Sangathan Writes Open Letter to Sikh Bodies to Unite for Guru Granth Sahib’s Satikar

Panthic Talmet Sangathan (PTS) has written an open letter to Sikh groups, organizations, personalities and institutes to take strong notice of the issue of missing Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib and make joint efforts to press the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee and other concerns persons and institutions to bring forth the truth.

Sumedh Saini’s Bail Plea Rejected by Mohali Court in Balwant Singh Multani Murder Case

A Mohali court on Tuesday (1 Sept.) rejected the bail plea of former DGP Sumedh Saini in Balwant Singh Multani murder case.

Mother of Shaheed Sukhdev Singh Sukha Passes Away

Mata Surjit Kaur, mother of Shaheed Sukhdev Singh Sukha passed away today. Bhai Sukhdev Singh Sukha and Bhai Harjidner Singh Jinda had attained martyrdom on 9th of October 1992 in Yerwada Jail, Pune. They had executed former Indian Army chief General Arun Vaidya who had led the Indian army's attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Gurdwaras in Punjab and adjoining states.

India-Pakistan Meeting On Kartarpur Corridor Today; Pak Team to Visit Dera Baba Nanak

A team of engineers from Pakistan will meet the officials of Indian officials at Dera Baba Nanak town of Gurdaspur district on August 27 regarding the construction of a bridge over a low-lying area at the border as part of the corridor project.

Guru Khalsa Panth’s Claim of Patshahi (Sovereignty) and Western Secular Philosophy

On 6 June 2020, Samvad released a draft to trigger debate on determining the future course of Sikh struggle as per the Panthic tradition and principles. In order to explain this document and facilitate debate on it, Samvad is holding a series of of discussions. As a part of this discussion, Prabhjot Singh shares his views on Guru Khalsa Panth's Claim of Patshahi (Sovereignty) and Western Secular Philosophy.

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