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Space of Dissent in Indian Subcontinent – Exclusive Speech of Social Activist Himashu Kumar

Students For Society (SFS) held a discussion dedicated to 100th anniversary of Saka Jallianwala Bagh of 1919. The discussion was held at Law Auditorium of Panjab University in Chandigarh on 12 April, 2019.

Tarn Taran Darshani Deori Issue: Razing of Sikh Heritage Evokes Sharp Reactions

There is nothing new when associates of Baba Jagtar Singh Karsewawale pulled down parts of Darshani Deori at the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Tarn Taran, but the opposition and reaction by the community, both in terms of intensity and quickness, is unprecedented.

Aseemanand, Others Acquitted in Samjhauta Express Blast Case

A special National Investigation Agency (NIA) court in Panchkula on Wednesday acquitted all four accused, including Aseemanand in 2007 Samjhauta Express blast case.

International Pressure Mounting on India to Stop Crushing Human Rights Work: Amnesty India

Pressure from the international community is mounting on the Indian government to put an end to the crackdown on human rights work in India, Amnesty India today said.

Art Works of Young Punjabi Artists to be Exhibited in Punjabi University from March 13

Two years after the tremendous success of “Panjrang Arts Exhibition” held in March 2017 at Punjabi University, a group of youth artists of Punjab is back with Panjrang 2019 Arts Exhibition.

We’re Alive Today Because of Our Sikh Brothers in Jammu: Kashmiri Drivers

Amid mob attacks in Jammu recently, scores of Sikh saviours had come riding on Bullet bikes to the rescue of many Kashmiris in Gujjar Nagar. ...

Social Activists Step-in as Punjab Government Fails to Curb Water Pollution in Satluj River

Successive government in Punjab have drastically failed to control pollution of Satluj River as untreated industrial effluent continue poison its stream. A team of various social activists were shocked when the saw the ground reality alongside the river.

How Media Had Supported Sauda Sadh Over Years After Journalist Chhatrapati’s Murder [EXCLUSIVE]

Sikh Siyasat anchor Gurjot Singh talked with Anshul Chhatrapati, son of slain journalist Ram Chandar Chhatarpati, on the sidelines of a seminar in Panjab University, Chandigarh on January 29, 2018.

India: Govt. Neglect Failing the Poorest People as Private Sector Dominates Healthcare: Oxfam

A recently released report by Oxfam notes government neglect was failing poorest people in India as private sector dominates healthcare in the sub-continent.

Full Judgement & Sentence Order of CBI Court Against Gurmeet Ram Rahim in Ram Chander Chhatrapati Murder Case

A CBI special court today granted imprisonment for life to Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS)’s chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim journalist in Ram Chander Chhatrapati murder case.

‘Encounter killings in UP Alarming’: UN slams Yogi Govt.; Takes Notice of Encounter Killings in UP

Today, on 11 January 2019, four UN human rights experts have expressed alarm about allegations of at least 59 extrajudicial killings by police in Uttar Pradesh since March 2017.

UK Authorities Exposed for Targeting Sikh Activists & Assisting Indian Regime

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, the lawyer acting for Jagtar Singh Johal, the 31-year old Scot from Dumbarton who was abducted by Indian police on 4 November 2017 and subject to third degree torture has just finished a 10-day visit to the UK.

CBI Court to Pronounce Decision Against Gurmeet Ram Rahim in Chattarpati Murder Case on Jan. 11

Panchkula based CBI court is all set to pronounce decision on January 11 in a murder case against Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS) chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim, who was convicted in a rape case in 2017.

International Study Finds High Level of Arsenic in East and West Punjab Groundwater

An international study has revealed that majority of some 90 million people who live in the East and West Punjab regions in Pakistan and India drink and cook with untreated well water that is contaminated with arsenic.

HC Directs Action Against SHO Who Arrested Victim Family to Help Gurmeet Pinky Take Revenge

A clear proof of targeting of victim families by culprit cops in Punjab have come into light in form of a judgement of Punjab and Haryana High Court.

“Racist” Gandhi Falls in Ghana as University Topples Statue Donated by India

Ghanaians made history this week when they tore down a statue of Indian icon Mohandas Gandhi.

UAPA Being Misused on the Lines of TADA, Points List of Cases Released by Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

From the time of the arrest of a persons in a UAPA case till the day of decision by the trial court the addition of UAPA sections subvert the normal legal course against the alleged accused person.

Human Rights Will Win, Assert Amnesty India & Civil Society Activists

2018 will be remembered as a year when India witnessed a massive crackdown on civil society organisations and human rights defenders. In these turbulent times, protection of human rights are all the more important, Amnesty India said today.

Hatred And Impunity Killing People In Uttar Pradesh: Amnesty India

A police officer in Uttar Pradesh has become the latest victim of mob lynching and attacks by cow vigilantes. This attack is a consequence of the growing impunity that perpetrators of cow-related violence have in Uttar Pradesh, Amnesty India said today.

Pellet Horror In Kashmir

Indian [forces] in Jammu and Kashmir is blinding Kashmiris unabated with each passing day. The pellet horror which started in the year 2016 is still continuing with no end in sight in near future.

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