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G20 Leaders Must Question India on Its Human Rights Commitment: Amnesty India

G20 member countries should ensure that human rights are at the forefront of the discussions at the G20 summit and urge India to put an end to the harassment of civil society and human rights defenders at once, Amnesty India said today.

Amnesty International To Hold Protest Outside Indian High Commission in UK

Amnesty International activists will protest at the Indian High Commission on Friday (30 November) to call on Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi to stop trying to crush human rights organisations in Indian subcontinent.

Initial Details of Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Plan: Facilities to be introduced for Sikh Yatris

Following are details about the initial details of the plans related to the Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib Corridor. These details were shared during the foundation laying event held by the Government of Pakistan at Kartarpur Sahib on November 28.

Dr. B R Ambedkar’s Legacy and Current Challenges – Commemorative Lecture to be held at Sangrur on Dec. 2

Marking the "Mahaparinirvana Day" of Baba Saheb Dr. Bhim Rao Ambedkar on December 2, the SC/BC Teachers Union Punjab (Distt. Sangrur) and SC/ST Employees Welfare Association of BSNL (Dist. Sangrur) is going to hold a commemorative lecture on topic "Dr. B R Ambedkar's Legacy and Current Challenges".

Genocides in the Modern Era – A Sign of Historical Crisis: Speech of Bhai Ajmer Singh

Bhai Ajmer Singh begun his talk by describing western model of “State” which he said is failing everywhere and lead to such destructive things like genocides and weapons of mass destruction.

Amritsar Blast Update: TV Media Playing Dangerous & Dirty Game with Fake Sketches and Fake CCTV Footage

News18 Punjab, a TV channel by Network 18, started playing so-called sketches of culprits who had triggered the blast. The so-called sketches looked more like real photographs and were shown on prime channels of Network 18 also.

Ravneet Bittu Trying to Play Sukhbir Badal’s Part Regarding Adliwal Explosion?

It seems that after yesterday's Adliwal explosion the Congress MP Ravneet Bittu is trying to play the role which Sukhbir Singh Badal had played after Maur Mandi blast.

Pennsylvania General Assembly Resolution on 1984 Sikh Genocide Not Withdrawn

Today's newspapers in the Indian subcontinent prominent published a fake news that the 1984 Sikh genocide resolution passed by the Pennsylvania General Assembly in United States of America is withdrawn. The fake is also published in various online media platforms.

India Becoming a Dangerous Place for Human Rights Defenders: Amnesty India

Amnesty India has called upon on the Maharashtra government to conduct a thorough and impartial investigation into activist, Arun Ferreira’s claims that he was beaten by the Maharashtra police in custody, on 4 November.

India Offers To Double Aid for Malavi as Malavian Government Agrees to Install Gandhi Statue Despite Local Opposition

Amidst growing controversy over a statue of Gandhi which the Indian government demands that Malawi install in exchange for foreign aid, Indian Vice President Venkaiah Naidu visited the southern central African country to offer double its original $10 million investment on the condition that Malawians accept the statue.

Punjab Farmers Expose Paddy Moisture Issue in Facebook Live Video

India's grain purchase agencies and private buyers of paddy are harassing Punjab farmers under the grab of excessive moisture in paddy.

NIA Want Indian Supreme Court to Jail Transfer Jagtar Singh Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar Jail in Delhi

After having failed to secure jail transfer of arrest UK citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar jail in Delhi from the special NIA court in Mohali, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of India has moved to Indian Supreme Court for the same.

Countercurrents.org Receives Human Rights Award

Countercurrents.org has been awarded this year’s Solidarity Media award initiated by Solidarity Youth Movement. Countercurrents receives this special award for ‘its courageous interventions in upholding Human Rights and Citizen’s Rights’.

Twitter Blocking 1984sikhgenocide.org Links; Sikh Netizen Social Media Giant Accused of Bias

Micro blogging giant Twitter is blocking tweets with links of www.1984sikhgenocide.org website. The website is launched by a human rights and advocacy group called Sikhs For Justice (SFJ) for triggering a campaign to get international recognition for the fact of 'Sikh Genocide' of 1984.

New Report: India Lacks Commitment to Reduce Inequality

A report by titled: "THE COMMITMENT TO REDUCING INEQUALITY INDEX 2018" released by Oxfam International says that India lacks commitment to reduce in-quality.

Bargari Morcha: Youth Urged to Form 21 Member Local Committees; Appeal to Attend 14 Oct. Shaheedi Samagam

Tens of thousand of Sikhs today attended a gathering at Bargari village as part of ongoing 'Bargari Morcha' seeking action in Beadbi cases, Saka Behbal Kalan case and release of Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.

PU Students Bodies Form United Front Against Hindi Imperialism

The Punjab University (PU) syndicate has reportedly resolved to promote Hindi as official language of the University.

PUDR Condemns Killings of Policemen in Kashmir; Says the State and Militants Must Respect War Law Prohibitions

People's Union for Democratic Rights (PUDR), a human rights group, has strongly condemned the abduction and slaying of one constable and two Special Police Officers (SPOs) by unidentified militants in the Shopian district of Kashmir.

Even Sikh Soldier in Indian Army was killed in Fake Encounter by Punjab Police: Case File of Baldev Singh s/o Buta Singh

Baldev Singh alias Deba was the only son of Buta Singh s/o Udham Singh. He was a soldier in the Indian Army and was posted at Srinagar. He was killed in Punjab police in fake encounter.

Anurag Kashyap’s Statement on Manmarziyaan Controversy: Justifications, Ifs and Buts, Technology Plea and Attitude

Bollywood film director Anurag Kashyap today issued a statement on Manmarziyaan film controversy.

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