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British Sikh Group Moves High Court Over Ethnic Tick Box in 2021 UK Census

Leigh Day Solicitors and Matrix Chambers acting for the Sikh Federation (UK) and the Sikh community first wrote to the Cabinet Office, UK Statistics Authority and Office for National Statistics (ONS) on 22 May 2019 to begin the pre-action process before applying for judicial review.

On Uniqueness of Sikh Shahadat (Speech of Bhai Kanwaljit Singh at Balachaur)

Speaking during the Shaheedi Samagam Bhai Kanwaljit Singh (Principal of Sri Guru Anagad Dev College, Khadoor Sahib) shared his views about uniqueness of Sikh Shahadat.

Impunity for Crimes Against Humanity: Pardon to 4 Cops Guilty of Fake Encounter of Sikh Youth

This is special interview with Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about impunity for crimes against humanity in Punjab with specific reference to the case of Harjit Singh of Saharan Majra.

NIA Gets Production Warrants of Sikh Youth Arrested From Amritsar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has obtained production warrants of Ravinderpal Singh, Jagdev Singh, Harcharan Singh and Nishan Singh. Ravinderpal Singh and Jagdev Singh arrested by State Special Operation Cell, Amritsar under FIR No. 5 dated 30 May 2019.

Two More Gurdwaras in Pakistan Opened for Sikh Sangat

Maiden meeting the new Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (PSGPC) was held on Thursday in which new office-bearers were appointed.

Badals Have Double Tongue and Twin Face: Dal Khalsa on SAD (B) Outcry Against CBI Closure Report

In a scathing attack on Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)’s history of somersaults in recent times, the Dal Khalsa has observed that Badals speak for Panth when out of power and their conduct is anti-Panth when in power.

Banning SFJ is Nothing But India’s Over-Reaction; SYL is History, A Done Issue: Dal Khalsa

Declaring Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) as outlawed, that has hardly any official representative in Punjab and India is nothing but over reaction and frustration of the Indian government.

Deepa Singh [File Photo]

Sikh Organisations and Gurdwara Committees Back Sikh Youth UK

National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF)- a Sikh youth group based in England, and Naujawani- an online platform for Sikh and Punjabi youth,  have issued statements supporting the Sikh Youth UK and its' founder Deepa Singh.

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.

Saka Nakodar 1986: HC Directs Punjab Govt. to Hand Over Part 2 of Inquiry Report

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has told the Punjab chief secretary to hand over Part 2 of Justice Gurnam Singh Commission's inquiry report on Saka Nakodar case to the counsel of family members of Sikh youth who were killed in police firing at Nakodar 33 years ago.

Ban On SFJ Shows India Has No Respect For Freedom Of Expression

The decision earlier this week by the Indian Ministry of Home Affairs to ban Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) from operating in India shows India’s total disrespect for basic human rights and its desire and desperation to silence the Sikh Diaspora.

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).

Crimes Against Humanity in Punjab: Petition Seeks Justice for 8527 Extra-Judicial Killings

A Public Interest Litigation (PIL) concerning enforced disappearances and fake encounters of over 8,527 Punjabis, mostly Sikhs, has been filed in the Supreme Court of India (SCI) by the Punjab Documentation & Advocacy Project (PDAP).

Halton Gurdwara Anand Karaj Maryada Violation: Those Involved Told to Reach Out Akal Takht

The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) has strongly condemned the beadbi that took place during the Anand Karaj on Thursday July 4th 2019 at Halton Sikh Cultural Association. "There is no excuse or justification for the events that transpired", the OGC said.

UK Gatka Championship in Wolverhampton on Saturday 21 September: MP Tan Dhesi

A meeting was held in London between office bearers of the Gatka Federation UK and Guru Nanak Satsang Sikh Gurdwara to discuss preparations for this year’s UK Gatka Championship.

Sikh Youth UK Leader Deepa Singh Released by West Midlands Police

A day after his arrest and detention, Sikh Youth UK leader Deepa Singh was released on July 4 by West Midlands Police (WMP). The Sikh Youth UK said that Deepa Singh was released without any charge.

Deepa Singh [File Photo]

Sikh Youth UK Leader Deepa Singh, Another Arrested by West Midlands Police

West Midlands Police reportedly arrested Deepa Singh, leader of Sikh Youth UK, in a dawn raid on July 3.

Spirituality and Social Justice – Speech of Bhai Ajmer Singh at Hakimpur (Nawanshahr)

Samvad held a Gurmat Samagam at Gurdwara Nanaksar, Hakimpur in Nawanshehr district of Punjab on January 17, 2019. During this samgam Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh shared his views regarding "Spirituality and Social Justice. This is video recording of speech of Bhai Ajmer Singh.

Source of Hindi Imposition Lies in Indian Constitution: Language Groups Demand Revocation of CH. XVII

A Conference on “Language Rights in Federal State” was held on 29th June 2019 at Ulaga Tamil Sangam, Madurai, Tamil Nadu.

Brampton Stands Up Against Quebec Bill 21’s Infringement of Religious Freedom

On Wednesday June 26th Brampton Council unanimously passed a motion to support the legal challenge against Quebec’s Bill 21. This discriminatory bill restricts the wearing of ‘religious symbols’ by public servants such as police officers, judges, prosecutors, school teachers, and principals, among others. Bill 21 particularly affects members of the Jewish, Muslim and Sikh faith who tend to wear very visible ‘religious symbols’.

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