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Delhi Polls: What Could be Calculations Behind SAD (B)’s Withdrawal Move?

Dramatic events took place in the "political wedlock" of SAD (Badal)-BJP last evening. BJP's move to keep SAD (B) out of it's alliance for Delhi state assembly polls triggered a surprise reaction from SAD (B).

Modi Government’s Decisions Find No Takers in Punjab

The bandh call stands in continuity of a number of moves showing that the Punjab stands against Modi-Shah's Hindutva moves.

Delhi Elections Turning Test for SAD-BJP Alliance

SAD (Badal) and BJP- the long-term political allies are presently not at good terms. The BJP leaders in Punjab have started expressing themselves openly that the BJP should not accept subordinate position in its' alliance with SAD (B) in Punjab anymore.

India Is Increasingly Isolated in Global Opinion: Former NSA Shivshankar Menon

On January 4, 2020, The Wire uploaded a video of a talk delivered by former National Security Adviser Shivshankar Menon, where he spoke out in stern disapproval of the Centre’s stance on several issues.

Violence at JNU Planned to Boost Hindu Rashtra: Response of Punjabi Commenters

A number of commenters, activists and thinkers held a meeting in Chandigarh on Tuesday (Jan. 7) and condemned brutal attack by masked armed goons on JNU students.

Innocents no more — Excerpts from Partap Bhanu Mehta’s Writeup on JNU Attack

A writeup titled "Innocents no more", penned by academician and thinker Partap Bhanu Mehta has appeared in The Indian Express's January 7, 2020 edition. Sikh Siyasat has extracted some excerpts of the write-up for the under sub-titled for in order to share it with the readers of the Sikh Siyasat News.

Hindu Raksha Dal Claims Responsibility For JNU Attack

As per reports in Indian Media, Pinky Chaudhary, president of 'Hindu Raksha Dal' has claimed the responsibility of Sunday's attack on students of Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU).

Delhi Police FIR Against Injured JNUSU President Aishe Ghosh, 19 Others

As per reports emanating from New Delhi, the Delhi police has registered an FIR against Jawaharlal Nehru University Students Union (JNUSU) president Aishe Ghosh and 19 others for allegedly attacking security guards.

Blaming Amit Shah for Engineering Violence on JNU Students, Sikh Body Demands His Resignation

Terming it a state-sponsored violence on JNU students and teachers unleashed by BJP’s student wing ABVP goons, the Dal Khalsa and Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) squarely blamed it on Home Minister for engineering it. Both the organization demanded resignation of Home Minister Amit Shah and removal of Delhi police commissioner.

Delhi Police Shameful Bystanders To Mob Brutality On Students in JNU: Amnesty India

New Delhi: In response to a masked mob attacking at least 26 students and teachers in Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU), the Executive Director of Amnesty ...

New Indian Army Chief Says Borders with China Not Settled Yet; Keeping Peace May Lead to Eventual Solution

New Indian Army chief M. M. Naravane on Wednesday said that the Indian State's border with China were not settled yet. He said with China, the Indian state has "Line of Actual Control" (LoAC). He hoped that maintaining peace and tranquility along India's border with China will lead to an "eventual solution" to the boundary dispute.

Gen Bipin Rawat Rewarded by Modi Government for Supporting Its’ Divisive Moves: Dal Khalsa

Launching a blistering attack on Narendra Modi led BJP government for using the armed forces to justify their wrong decisions, the Dal Khalsa said the appointment of outgoing army chief Gen Bipin Rawat as first Chief of Defence Staff was much anticipated, taking into account the manner in which the General slammed students hitting the streets in a cold chilling winter to protest against the Citizenship Act (CAA) and NRC.

Anti-CAA Protests Continue Unabated in Assam

Protests against the contentious Citizenship (Amendment) Act, 2019 continued unabated across Assam on Thursday, primarily under the aegis of student bodies AASU and AJYCP, with agitators vowing not to relent till the law is scrapped.

CAA, NRC May Affect Status of Indian Muslim Minority: Congressional Research Service

The amended Citizenship law along with a National Register of Citizens (NRC) being planned by the Narendra Modi government “may affect the status” of Muslim minority in India, a report by the Congressional Research Service (CRS) has said.

Detention Number in UP Exceeds GoI’s Official Figure for Detentions in Kashmir

The state of Uttar Pradesh (UP) is facing biggest police crackdown since Muzaffar Nagar violence of 2013. The UP police on Thursday (Dec. 26) said that it has arrested 1,113 people while placing another 5,558 in preventive detention. The police said that it has registered 327 cases so far.

BJP Minister Says “Tukde Tukde Gang” Wants Civil War As Opposition to CAA Continues

India’s Union Minister Giriraj Singh Thursday (Dec. 26) said Rahul Gandhi, along with the tukde-tukde gang and AIMIM chief Asaddudin Owaisi were trying to divide the country.

Role of Sikhs in Changing Situation in South Asia: Bhai Mandhir Singh

Speaking during an annual event organised by Guru Gobind Singh Study Circle (GGSC) at Kotkapura on 14th of December 2019, Bhai Mandhir Singh discussed different stages of public life of Sikhs as per Gurmat while elaborating the topic that "Why Sikhs Should Organise?".

I Do Not Have Much Hope From Indian Supreme Court: Arundhati Roy on CAA and NRC

Internationally acclaimed author Arundhati Roy has said that she does not have much hope from Indian Supreme Court regarding controversial "Citizenship Amendment Act" (CAA) and National Register of Citizens (NRC).

Tamil Nadu: BJP’s Tweet on Periyar Stirs Controversy, Opposition Demands Apology

The BJP Tuesday stoked a controversy by tweeting about Dravidian ideologue E.V. Ramasamy, popularly known as Periyar, on his 46th death anniversary.

BJP Likely to Face Defeat in Jharkhand Assembly Election Results

Ruling Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) is likely to face defeat in Jharkhand Assembly election results. Counting of votes for Jharkhand State Assembly polls started this morning.

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