Backed by the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led Union government of India and pro-Hindutva groups like RSS, Ram Janambhoomi Teerth Kshetra (trust) is going to hold 'bhoomi poojan' at Ayodhya to lay foundation of new temple for lord Ram. The trust has invited Sikh leaders, including acting Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib, Giani Harpreet Singh. There has been discussion in various Sikh and political circles that whether or not would Giani Harpreet Singh participate in the said event on August 5.
An elderly Sikh booked by the Punjab police under draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) was granted bail by a Kapurthala court today.
Misuse of UAPA and tactics of NIA are under question after witness interrogated by NIA dies mysteriously. A case registered by the Punjab police in 2018 at Sultanwind (Amritsar) police station was suddenly transferred to NIA. NIA called a Sikh youth named Lovepreet Singh for questioning as a witness. After meeting NIA officials on 13 July 2020,
Dera Sauda Sirsa came in clash with the Sikhs in 2007 when Dera chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim attempted to personify himself as Tenth Sikh Guru, Sri Guru Gobind Singh Ji and staged a darama of Amrit Sanskar. Personification of Sikh Guru or staging drama of Amrit Sanskar is strictly prohibited in the Sikh tradition.
Member of Parliament Santokh Singh Chaudhary on Thursday wrote to Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh requesting an investigation into the killing of four Sikh youth protesters at the hands of police in 1986 when they were protesting over burning of birs of Guru Granth Sahib.
In 2015 the Punjab government had entrusted CBI with investigation of Beadbi cases. CBI failed to nail the culprits. As a result in 2019 the state assembly decided to withdraw investigation of these cases from the CBI and passed an unanimous resolution in this regard.
The tactics adopted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India are once again under question after a witness questioned by NIA dies under mysterious circumstances. This is second such death in Punjab which is linked with NIA's ongoing investigations. Earlier a witness named Rampal had committed suicide in 2018.
The World Sikh Organisation (WSO) of Canada has released a report on the crackdown on Sikh social media by Indian authorities. The report entitled “Enforcing Silence: India’s War on Sikh Social Media” examines recent developments and offers suggestions to social media platforms with respect to Sikh content.
The World Sikh Organization of Canada has released a report on the crackdown on Sikh social media by Indian authorities. The report entitled “Enforcing Silence: India’s War on Sikh Social Media” examines recent developments and offers suggestions to social media platforms with respect to Sikh content.
Health condition of Dal Khalsa's founding member Bhai Gajinder Singh has reportedly deteriorated. In a Facebook post Bhai Gajinder Singh wrote few days back that he could not welcome the month of Sawan in a usual manner due to health complications.
Chandigarh: In a written statement (copy with SSN) the American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed grave concerns about the alleged “illegal detention of innocent Sikh ...
The World Sikh News editor Prof. Jagmohan Singh shares his views and feelings about Maharaja Ranjit Singh and the Khalsa Raj after visiting the memorial of Maharaja Ranjit Singh in Lahore.
An updated tentative list released by Sikh lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur has revealed that the Congress party led Punjab government is faster than previous SAD-BJP government in at least one perspective- registering cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). UAPA is considered present day notorious law and a new avatar of draconian TADA and POTA.
In the last days of June 2020, our igneous Intelligence Agencies have ‘unearthed one terror module after another, supported by ISI of Pakistan and the Sikhs For Justice.’ In consequence, God knows how many, Sikh young men have been arrested, some (maybe all) have been tortured and insulted in a bid to demoralize and demonize the people in order to secure them in eternal slavery by total denial of constitutional and innate human rights.
Burj Jawahar Singh Wala case is not the first case in which DSS chief is named by the Punjab police. He was earlier named by the state police in 2007 ‘Salabatpura case’.
At least 19 Sikh yatris were killed on Friday (July 3) when their van was hit by a train in Sheikhupura district, reports in Pakistani media say.
In 1980s-90s the Indian state created so-called black list of Sikhs, adding names of diaspora Sikh activists in it in a whole-sale manner. The issue had been a cause of concern in the past decade as a number of cases surfaced where the abuse this extra-judicial mechanism was clearly established.
Indian prime minister Narendra Modi announced ‘Unlock 2.0’ yesterday but the doors of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor remained locked. 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.
Pakistan is ready to reopen the Kartarpur Corridor for Sikh yatris from June 29. The corridor will reopen after three months of temporary closure as a precautionary measure to check the spread of the Covid-19 pandemic.
Countering the selective blockade of the website sikhsiyasat.net in Punjab and India, the Sikh Siyasat management has filed complaints to 5 Internet Service providers who are illegally and unlawfully blocking the site. Throughout Punjab and India, sikhsiyasat.net is not accessible to users who use BSNL FTTH, BSNL Cellular, Jio 4G & Jio Fibre, Airtel and Connect Broadband as their networks.Next Page »