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"Bail not jail" is a general rule for an under trial, the Indian Supreme Court declared time and again but a Punjab and Haryana High Court judge was not bothered about it while rejecting bail application of Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in a 15 years old case. The judge also ignored the fact that even the trail is also not taking place in that case.
Upping the ante against Punjab and Haryana High Court decision on Kotkapura firing incident, the Sikh bodies led by former Akal Takhat Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh today announced to burn the copies of the judgement terming it political, biased and flawed.
Sikh Siyasat has been contributing for the promotion of Punjabi language by various means. One of the free services offered by the Sikh Siyasat for promotion of Punjabi language is online Punjabi font converter.
Raising the pitch against the denial of justice, the Sikh groups along with aggrieved family members register their protest against P& H High Court quashing the SIT report on Kotkapura incident.
An Indian-origin youth has been arrested for a series of attacks on Sikhs which are suspected to be hate crimes. Asutalian media has identified the man as 24-year-old Vishal Jood.
Actor turned activist Deep Sidhu was granted bail by a Delhi court today. He was arrested by Delhi police special cell in a case registered in relation to an incident at Red Fort during Kisan Parade of 26 January.
At least four Sikhs have been killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx company facility in Indianapolis by a 19-year-old former employee, according to the Sikh Coalition.
US Congressman Joe Courtney has said that "excessive response" to farmers protest in India by the government of India was "worth of condemnation". While responding to concerns raised by Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, directory of Sikh Art Gallery, Joe Courteny said: "protests by many within India’s agricultural community have drawn worldwide attention after India’s Parliament enacted major legislation last November that sought to bring structural change to the country’s agricultural sector. In the time since, mass protests have ensued out of concern that the new law allows for an exploitation of farmers within the industry by larger firms, and that there was an overall lack of consensus built before the new law was enacted".
Bhai Lal Singh spent 28 years of life behind the bars. He was jailed by Indian authorities for his contribution towards the Sikh struggle for freedom. He was arrested in 1992 and was sentenced to imprisonment for life in 1997. He was granted permanent release in 2020.
Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said “The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities 264-page report published today is hugely disappointing and a whitewash.”
Every inch of wall space in a one-story building on Clinic Drive is covered in colorful portraits of famed Sikh leaders and framed recognitions; a cozy place of inclusion. The Sikh Art Gallery sits a short drive from Backus Hospital, created during the middle of the pandemic in November 2020 in the cultural soul of one of the most diverse cities in eastern Connecticut.
Farmers and Sikh organizations today vowed that sacrifices and loss of lives of farmers during Kissan andolan won’t be allowed to go in vain. They were speaking at a function held inside Darbar Sahib complex in memory of Navreet Singh, who died with police bullets during Tractor March in Delhi on Jan 26.
Pro-freedom Sikh organization Dal Khalsa on Thursday hailed the Supreme Court for repteadly clarifying that dissent isn't sedition, hence setting the record straight.
The Government of India has denied permission to a Sikh jatha to Pakistan for Yatra of Gurdwara Nankana Sahib to mark 100th anniversary of Saka Nankana Sahib. Nankana Sahib is Parkash Asthan of Guru Nanak Ji, first Guru of Sikhs.
Actor-Lawyer Deep Sidhu, who has been a distinct voice for farmers struggle against new farm laws, is reportedly arrested by Special Cell of Delhi police.
The World Sikh Organization of Canada has released a report shedding light on Indian disinformation campaigns targeting Sikhs in Canada.
Eight journalists who covered the farmer protests in India and violence in Delhi on January 26, 2021 are facing baseless criminal charges, Human Rights Watch said in a statement on February 2. The Indian authorities should drop the charges, which include sedition, promoting communal disharmony, and making statements prejudicial to national integration.
The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has issued notices to various activists and relatives of some others in relation to a case registered under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).
On 9 January 2021, Bhai Daljit Singh released the first issue of Sikh Shahadat’s book series. This book is a special issue on Farmers struggle. The book was released at Ludhiana in presence of Sikh Shahadat editor Prof. Kanwaljit Singh, Sikh lawyer advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur and others.« Previous Page — Next Page »