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Sikh Youth Scholars Establish Academic Center in Surrey

An academic center is recently inaugurated in Surrey, BC for carrying activities in Vichaar (discussion), Vidya (education), Rann Neeti (strategy), Virsa (heritage).

Open Wagha Border for Free Trade and Lift Restrictions on People’s Movement : Dal Khalsa

To commemorate 55th Punjab day, the Dal Khalsa today held a rally to highlight contentious issues related to denial of rights and Punjab’s destiny beside farmer’s distress.

Kissan Lobby Report: Parliamentary Group to Write to UK Foreign Secretary about Punjab Farmer Rights and the Wider Political Ramifications

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs will be sending a joint letter signed by dozens of MPs with large numbers of Sikh constituents to the Foreign Secretary following the virtual lobby yesterday.

Maan Singh Nihang & Others: Another UAPA Case Falls Flat During Trial by Amritsar Court

A trial court in Amritsar acquitted all six persons under UAPA in a 2017 case. The case was registered under Arms Act, Foreigners Act, Explosives Act and UAPA in May 2017.

The Valiant – Jaswant Singh Khalra: New Book Launched

Partnership in Promoting Punjabi Art and Literature (PIPPAḶ) - a U.S. nonprofit formed to popularize Punjabi language and heritage amongst young generation launched the dual-language editions of its book on the life of Jaswant Singh Khalra — for children and youth.

Illustrated Book About Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra To Be Released Soon

An illustrated book on the life, struggle and Shaheedi of the fearless Jaswant Singh Khalra will be released internationally in the coming days. Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra had unearthed the truth about ‘unclaimed’ and ‘unidentified’ dead bodies in Punjab and revealed how the Indian state had unleashed the region of terror against the civilian Sikh population of Punjab during 1980s-1990s.

Which Canada MPs are Speaking About Issues Important to Sikhs?

Chandigarh –  The World Sikh Organization of Canada has examined key issues with respect to Sikhs in the Parliament of Canada from January 2018 until ...

While Embracing Gallows, Satwant Singh and Kehar Singh Chanted ‘Jo Bole So Nihal’ Recalls Tihar’s Law Officer

In true Sikh tradition, prior to embracing the gallows , ‘Jo Bole So Nihal!’ was chanted recalls Tihar jailer Sunil Gupta in his book Black Warrant, co-authored with senior journalist Sunetra Chaudhury, which details the final minutes of the duo accused in the Indira Gandhi assassination case.

Blue Star Over Patiala: (Special Article by Mallika Kaur)

With India’s paramilitary in Amritsar for the 32nd anniversary of Indian Army's attack on Darbar Sahib and other Sikh Gurdwaras, survivors 200 km away challenge the prevailing narrative.

Nirankari Dera Case: SCI Grants Bail To Bikramjit Singh

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today granted bail to Bikramjit Singh in Nirankari dera blast case. Defense counsel Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that the court of Justice Rohintoni Fali Nariman allowed appeal against denial of bail by lower court.

The Sikh Doctrine of Double Sovereignty – Relationship Between the Khalsa and the State

Guru Gobind Singh Ji's 52 Hukams issued at Nanded Sahib (commands) included “Sutantar Vicharna” (staying independent). Renowned Sikh scholar Sirdar Kapur Singh has explained “Sutantar Vicharna” in terms of the peculiar “Sikh Doctrine of Double Sovereignty”.

Webinar To Explore Various Aspects of Agrarian Crisis in Punjab

Punjab’s farmers have been protesting against new agricultural laws enacted by the Government of India (GoI). Other sections of the Punjabi society, especially the youths, have also come forward in support of farmers.

Right-Wing Think Tank Accused of Demonizing Sikh-Canadians Also Works to Send Canadian Oil to India

What does a controversial report authored by a retired CBC journalist have to do with a right-wing think tank that promotes trade with India and a global consulting firm run by former Prime Minister Stephen Harper?

WSO Canada Welcomes Return of Sikh RCMP Officers to Operational Duties

WSO President says, “We are glad that bearded Sikh RCMP officers will be able to return to operational duties like Sikh officers in every other police force across Canada. The affected Sikh RCMP officers were feeling disheartened that this situation had dragged out for six months and this will be a relief to them".

Full Interview with Dr. Gurtaran Singh About Prof. Harinder Singh Mehboob

Prof. Gurtaran Singh has been a close friend of Prof. Harinder Singh Mehboob. Sikh Siyasat talked to Prof. Gurtaran Singh about work, writings and philosophy of Prof. Harinder Singh Mehboob. The talk was recorded at Village Jhundan on 9 July 2019.

Struggle Should Be For Right To Price Determination, Direct International Trade and Right over Natural Resources: A Joint Statement

More than thirty activists, opinionists, professionals, farmers have issued a joint statement on Farmers' struggle putting forward a viewpoint that instead of merely reacting on issues, the conditions which create these issues must be addressed.

Farmers’ Struggle on Agriculture Bills & Laws in Punjab: Challenges & Possibilities (Bhai Ajmer Singh)

Farmers in Punjab have been protesting against three agriculture ordinances promulgated by Narendra Modi led Union Government in India. Protests have intensified after the Union Government proceeded forward with its plan to convert these ordinances into permanent laws.

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.

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