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History Shapes the Future: Regarding Scraping Indian Draconian Farm Laws

The question remains unanswered and is haunting. There is no definite answer on how to shape the future of agriculture. The only solution in discussion in Punjab is crop diversification which is a small part of this complex problem. The identification of a problem is more indispensable before suggesting solutions. Do you remember the famous green revolution? Yes, the one famously talked about increasing the grain yield in the late 1960s in the region.

Implementation of Punjab Official Language Act Would Generate Employment for Punjabi Youth

South Asian Language and Culture Centre held a discussion on "Punjab's Language Policy: Present Situation and Direction". The discussion was held on 30 October 2021 at People's Convention Centre, Sector 36B, Chandigarh.

November 1984 Sikh Genocide in India: How and Why It Should Be Remembered and Recognised?

Students of Guru Nanak Dev University, Sri Amritsar held a remembrance event on 37th anniversary of November 1984 Sikh Genocide. The event organised by students organisation "Sath" was held at university campus based Gurdwara Sahib on 8 November, 2020. Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh Gazi addressed students during this event.

Pro-Hindi Constitutional Provisions, Central Act & Language Policy is causing Linguistic Inequality

South Asian Language and Culture Centre held a discussion on "Punjab's Language Policy: Present Situation and Direction". The discussion was held on 30 October 2021 at People's Convention Centre, Sector 36B, Chandigarh.

How Pro-Hindi Language Policy of India is Adversely Affecting Other Languages

South Asian Language and Culture Centre held a discussion on "Punjab's Language Policy: Present Situation and Direction". This is video recording of speech by Dr. Sikandar Singh.

New Book Tracks the Footprints of the 1984 Sikh Genocide Across India

A new book titled “Sikh Nasalkushi 1984” (Sikh Genocide 1984) tracks the footprints of genocidal violence against Sikhs across India during 1984. Sikhs were subjected to genocidal violence and massacres across India after the execution of the then Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi on 31 October 1984.

One Caught, Executed By Nihangs While Attempting to Commit Beadbi at Singhu Border

Reports are eminating from Singhu Border Farmers Protest that a person was caught by Nihang Singhs while he was trying to commit Beadbi of Guru Sahib. He reportedly confessed before Nihang Singhs that he was told by some elements to do so and he was to be paid by them.

Extradition Proceedings Against 3 West Midland Sikh Activists Dropped in UK

Extradition proceedings against three West Midland based Sikh activists in UK were dropped today. Indian government was seeking their extradition alleging that they were linked with some incidents of offences committed in India. During today’s proceedings at West Minister Magistrate’s Court the Crown Prosecution Services dropped extradition proceedings against trio.

The Image of Sikh Struggle Cannot Be Blurred With Accusations : Bhai Mandhir Singh at Dallewal

An annual Shahaeedi Samagam in the memory of Shaheed Bhai Satpal Singh Dallewal was held on 14 September 2021. Speaking during the samagam Bhai Mandhir Singh (Panth Sewak Jatha Doaba) said that the image Sikh struggle cannot be blurred with accusations.

Culprit of Beadbi at Takht Kesgarh Sahib is Linked with Dera Sauda Sirsa

A person was apprehended by sewadars at Takht Kesgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib after he smoke and threw biri/cigarette bud inside the Takht Sahib. The culprit who was identified as Paramjit Singh of Mohalla Maharaj Nagar of Ludhiana was handed over to the police. Police have registered FIR No. 122 (PS Anandpur Sahib) under section 295A of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Sikh Viewpoint on Peace Talks Between Naga Nation and Indian State

Naga People's Movement For Human Rights (NPMHR) held a conference at Delhi on 4 September 2021. Sharing concerns of the organisers about the ongoing talks between representatives of Naga nation and the Indian state, and expressing solidarity with Naga people and their struggle, Parmjeet Singh (editor, Sikh Siaysat) said that as Sikhs, we were duty bound to stand with the Naga nation.

New Audiobook “Janbaaz Raakha: Sant Jarnail Singh” Released on Sikh Siyasat App

Sikh Siyasat has released a new audiobook titled “Janbaaz Raakha: Sant Jarnail Singh”. This book is a Punjabi translation of former PCS A. R. Darshi’s book ‘The Gallant Defender: Sant Jarnail Singh’. The audiobook can be listened to through Sikh Siyasat app, which is available for free download on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Can Horticulture Be An Option For Punjab’s Troubled Agriculture? Interview with Hardial S. Gharyala

Punjab's agriculture is in dire crisis and to overcome this, Punjab needs to diversify from rice-paddy crop cycle that has drained its' natural resources. A team of Agriculture and Environment Awareness Centre met S. Hardial Singh Gharyala, former deputy director of Horticulture in Punjab.

Young Couple Return To Punjab To Connect To The Roots; Engage in Organic Farming At Native Village

A team of Agriculture and Environment Awareness Center met Gurpreet Singh and Navjit Kaur who have returned from New Zealand and have started organic farming in their native village near Patti in district Tarn Taran. This is video recording of talk with Gurpreet Singh and Navjit Kaur.

Legacy of Sikh Struggle and Present Situation: Bhai Mandhir Singh at Shaheedi Samagam

This is video recording of speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh during Shaheedi Samagam at village Budh Singh Wala on 29 July 2021. In this speech he talked about the legacy of Sikh struggle and the present situation.

Critical Response to Sikh Policy Document by Custodians at Akal Takht Sahib (by Free Akal Takht)

The SGPC appointed acting Jathedar and his staff at Akal Takht Sahib released a document titled "Contemporary Sikh Concerns and Priorities" (CSCP) that outlined Policy Directions and Institution building for the Sikhs on June 3rd 2021 to a large chosen batch.

East Punjab CM Writes to Indian PM for Re-Opening of Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

East Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday urged Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to reopen the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor, in view of the improvement in the Covid situation, to facilitate people to visit the historic Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in West Punjab in Pakistan.

New Book Documents Details of 65 Sikh Gurdwaras Attacked by Indian Army in June 1984

In June 1984 the Indian state launched armed attack on Sikhs and targeted Sikh Gurdwaras across Punjab and adjoining state. A new book penned by ...

International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) to Host Session on Sikh Genocide

International Association of Genocide Scholars (IAGS) is going to hold IAGS 2021 Conference from 18 to 23 July at University of Barcelona. A session on Sikh genocide will also be hosted during this conference, which will be attended by genocide scholars, academicians, researchers and human rights activists from across the globe.

Sikh Siyasat’s Facebook Page Blocked in India Without Any Intimation

A year after blocking Sikh Siyasat’s news websites in India, the Government of India today blocked Sikh Siyasat’s Facebook page too. Sikh Siyasat is a Punjab based news and media house which focuses on news and analysis related to issues concerning Punjab and the Sikhs. Started in 2006, the Sikh Siyasat remained a trusted source of information and analysis, especially on issues concerning Punjab and the Sikhs. Sikh Siyasat's Facebook page is followed by more than 2 lakh 41 thousands people out of which considerable numbers were from Punjab and India.

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