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Observing Aug 15 as Black Day, Sikh bodies protest against India’s onslaughts on Minorities

Representatives of various Sikh groups namely Dal Khalsa, SAD (Amritsar) and others urged the Indian state and the world community to acknowledge the right to self determination of all struggling peoples in accordance with international treaties and covenants, which all democratic nations are expected to adhere to and oblige.

State Policy and Media Reporting: Similarities Between Punjab 1984 and Kashmir 2019

The manner and intent of Indian Establishment in sending of the Indian army to the Darbar Sahib Complex in Amritsar on 3 June 1984 and degradation in the special constitutional status of Jammu and Kashmir on 5 August (2019) bear a lot of similarities. Both actions were sudden and unexpected carried with excessive use of the armed forces. These two events were concerted swoops intended to shock and bamboozle the targeted people of Punjab and Kashmir, thereby, rendering them numb and reactionless.

WSO Joins Challenge to Québec’s An Act Respecting the Laicity of the State

The World Sikh Organization of Canada and its Vice-President for Québec, Amrit Kaur, announced on August 15 that they will be joining the legal challenge to Québec’s An Act respecting the laicity of the State.

Sikhs and Kashmiris Hold Mass Protest Against India at UN Headquarters on August 15

Movement Against Atrocities and Repression (MAAR) and all European Sikh and Kashmiri organizations and Gurdwara Management Committees held a massive protest rally and raised the freedom for all flag in front of the United Nations office in Geneva on Thursday, August 15th from 12:00 to 16:00 hours.

Demand Raised To Include Gahdar and Komagatamaru History in BC Education Syllabi

Prof. Mohan Singh Memorial Foundation (Canada) has demanded from the Federal Government of Canada to rectify the criminal record pertaining to Gadar movement martyr Bhai Mewa Singh.

India’s Kashmir Move Is A Challenge to Global Security and Regional Stakeholders: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament unreservedly condemns India’s brazen attempt this week to override international law and democratic legitimacy by unilaterally purporting to divide and annex Kashmir.

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.

Hindutva Onslaught on Kashmir: 39 Sikh and Punjabi Opinionists Issue A Collective Response

A number of Sikhs and Punjabis have expressed their collective opinion on Indian state's move to discard special political status of internationally disputed territory of Kashmir and current situation of the region.

An Analysis About Indian State’s Kashmir Move – Reasons, Timing and Possible Fallouts [Talk with Ajaypal Singh Brar]

Sikh Siyasat Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to analyst and blogger S. Ajaypal Singh Brar about reasons, timing and possible fallouts of Indian state's Kashmir move.

Kashmiri Women Are Part of Our Society, Sikhs Will Not Permit Repeat of 1984 With Them: Giani Harpreet Singh

The SGPC appointed Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib Gaini Harpeet Singh issued a written statement today taking strong notice of comments of Hindutva sections targeting Kashmiri women.

Where Lies The Roots of Hindutva Crackdown on Kashmir: Exclusive Talk with Bhai Ajmer Singh

Indian State has unilaterally changed the political status of part of internationally disputed territory of Kashmir under its control. Sikh Siyasat talked to Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh to know the ideological foundations of Indian crackdown on Kashmir.

Sikh Body Writes An Open Letter to US President Donald Trump on Kashmir Issue

A Punjab based pro-freedom Sikh group- Dal Khalsa, has written an open letter to President of Untied States Donald Trump on Kashmir issue.

Pakistan Ready to Welcome Sikh Brothers and Sisters for Baba Guru Nanak’s 550th Gurpurab: Pak FM on Kartarpur Corridor

As per reports in Pakistani Media, Pakistan's Foreign Minister Shah Mehmood Qureshi clarified on Thurs­day (August 8) that Pakistan remained committed to completing and opening the Kartarpur corridor and that its support for the Afghan peace process would remain unaffected despite the slide in ties with India's move changing political status of Kashmir under its control.

India Tried to Crush Will of Kashmiri People, We Support Kashmir’s Right to Self Determination: Bhai Daljit Singh

Pro-freedom Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh has issued a written statement expressing solidarity with the people of Kashmir while reaffirming support for their right to self determination.

SYP President Paramjit Singh Mand on Punjab’s Water Crisis & Loot of Punjab River Water

Sikh Youth of Punjab president Paramjit Singh Mand shared his views about loot of Punjab river water and its impact on water crisis in Punjab and resultant adverse effects on society and civilisation of Punjab.

DSGMC chief Sirsa, Pak Sikh leader Chawla shake hands at Nankana Sahib; photo goes viral

AMRITSAR: In a significant development, the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjinder Singh Sirsa and Pakistan based Sikh leader Gopal Singh Chawla who ...

Sikh Groups Announce To Observe August 15 as Black Day; Declare To Hold Protests Across Punjab

Three Sikh groups namely Dal Khalsa, United Akali Dal and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) held a gathering at Kisan Bhawan (Sector 35A, Chandigarh) on July 26, 2019 to deliberate on continued loot of river waters, resurfacing of SYL canal row, letting off four police convicts by state Govt, refusing to release Sikh political prisoners who have completed life sentence , making UAPA 1967 more draconian, giving unbridled powers to NIA, derailing Bargari Beadbi case and infringement of state's right by the centre. The meeting decided to protest against injustices, discriminations and suppression of rights on August 15.

Sikh Groups Need To Introspect That Why They Are Losing Influence in Punjab

Speaking during a discussion organized by the Dal Khalsa, United Akali Dal and Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) on July 26, 2019 Bhai Mandhir Singh called upon Sikh groups to introspect that why Sikh politics in Punjab is losing influence.

United Sikhs Youth Advocates Convene on Capitol Hill for Change

In commemoration of the United Nations Youth Skills Day observed during the month of July, United Sikhs announced the graduation for the Class of 2019 students of the annual Advocacy and Humanitarian Aid Academy (AHAA).

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.

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