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Sikh Taxi Driver Brutally Attacked in Melbourne (Australia)

A Sikh taxi driver was reportedly attacked by a man at the taxi rank at Crown Casino in Melbourne. Victim of the attack had to be hospitalised for a broken nose and bruises on his face following a vicious attack while he was doing his job.

After Haryana Minister Anil Vij Uses Foul Language, Angry Sikh Villagers Gherao Him, Raise Anti BJP Slogans

Haryana's controversial cabinet minister Anil Vij courted another controversy today when he used foul language against villagers who were disapproving Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) and its Lok Sabha Candidate from Ambala Rattan Lal Kataria.

Cartoon Film Makers Announce to Release ‘Dastan-e-Miri-Piri’ Personifying Guru Hargoind Ji

A firm engaged in making of cartoon films is making attempt to personify sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind Ji in it’s under production cartoon film titled: “Dastan-e-Miri-Piri”. As per information a firm called Chhattampeer Productions was engaged in production of this film.

Jagtar Singh Johal and Others to be Shifted to Delhi; SCI Allows NIA Plea in 30 Seconds

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today allowed National Investigative Agency (NIA)'s plea to transfer the trial of cases investigated by the NIA from Punjab to Delhi. NIA has booked Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi, Ramandeep Singh Bagga, Hardeep Singh Shera and others in various cases related to killings of some persons between 2016 and 2017.

First Chronicler of 1947 Partition Prof. Kirpal Singh Dies at 95

Prof. Kirpal Singh, noted historian and the first chronicler of 1947 partition of Punjab, who started building an archive in 1954, passed away today. He was 95.

Highlights of Detailed Exclusive Interview with Sikh Thinker Dr. Gurbhagat Singh

A detailed interview with Dr. Gurbhagat Singh was recorded in June 2011 in two sittings on two different days. Watch highlights of this interview.

Pro-Freedom Sikh Group Dal Khalsa’s Policy Statement on Indian Elections

A pro-freedom Sikh group named the Dal Khalsa issued a 'policy statement' (copy available with SSN) on Indian elections today. The statement was issued in wake of Indian parliamentary elections, polling for which is due to be held in East Punjab on May 19.

Misleading Reporting by Indian Newspaper on ‘Sunehri Mandir’ Issue

SGPC and the SGPC appointed acting Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib objected to use of term 'Sunehri Mandir' on boards of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). 

Thousands Will Join Sikh Celebration in Kent, WA On May 4th

Thousands of people across Washington will come together for the 27th annual Khalsa Day Celebration and Parade on Saturday, May 4th. The day-long event will feature langar (free community kitchen), interfaith service projects, Sikh martial arts demonstrations, the singing of sacred hymns and a parade.

UK MPs Discussed Contribution of Sikhs on the End of Sikh Heritage Month

Twenty MPs spoke on April 30 during a 90-minute debate in British Parliament on the Contribution of Sikhs in the England to mark the end of the first ever Sikh Heritage Month.

Its’ Sri Harmandar Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib, Not Golden Temple or Sunehri Mandir

SGPC) appointed acting jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib Giani Harpreet Singh has directed Sikhs throughout the world to refer to Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar as such and not as "Golden Temple".

IOSS to Host Lecture on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur on May 4

The Institute of Sikh Studies (IOSS) has announced to host a lecture of researcher Gagandeep Singh on Baba Banda Singh Bahadur on May 4, 2019 at IOSS premises near Tribune Chowk.

WSO Welcomes ‘Royal Assent’ to Sikh Heritage Month Act

World Sikh Organization of Canada welcomes Royal Assent to Bill-376 “An Act to Designate April as Sikh Heritage Month”. The Bill is now law and henceforth, April will be recognized as Sikh Heritage Month in Canada.

Tirlokpuri Massacre: Indian Supreme Court Sets Aside Conviction of 15 in 1984 Sikh Genocide Case

Indian Supreme Court today set aside conviction of 15 men held guilty of "rioting and arson" in a connection with genocidal massacre of Sikhs in East Delhi’s Trilokpuri in November 1984.

Sikh Council UK Selects Its New Executive Committee

The 18th General Assembly of the Sikh Council UK took place at Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Southall on Saturday 27th April in which over 100 delegates from across the UK met and selected the new Executive Committee, Sikh Council UK said in a written statement (copy available with Sikh Siyasat News).

Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh on Antim Ardas of Mata Surjit Kaur Budhsinghwala

Antim Ardas of Mata Surjit Kaur, mother of Shaheed Gurjant Singh Budhsinghwala was held at village Budhsinghwala on April 23, 2019.

CM Amarinder Singh & Punjab Police DGP Claims on Jagdish Gagneja Case Under Question After NIA Reply

More than a year-and-half after the Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and the then Punjab DGP Suresh Arora claimed the August 2016 murder of state RSS vice-president, Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retd) had been solved, no one is formally named in this case by investigating agencies.

The Sikh Struggle for Self Determination

Following the resolutions of the Sarbat Khalsa of 26 January 1986, the Sikh nation on 29th April 1986 declared the goal of peaceably establishing an independent, sovereign state in Indian-occupied Punjab where the Sikhs would live in security, freedom and dignity. On Khalistan Day 2019, the Sikhs will reaffirm their commitment to that noble, lawful and historic national decision.

[Rare Document] Truth About Punjab (S.G.P.C White Paper)

"Truth About Punjab S.G.P.C. White Paper" was published by the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee, Amritsar.

Sikh Youth Acquitted in Arms Seizure Case of 2011

Jammu resident Harpreet Singh Pintu has been acquitted in a case involving the recovery of an AK-47 rifle, a US carbine, their ammunition and other material from a corn field outside Daroli Kalan village under Adampur police station on April 23, 2011, under the Arms Act.

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