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Attacks on Sikhs in India: SGPC Writes to Indian Home Minister, CMs of Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan

SGPC has asserted that violent incidents with the minority Sikh community in different parts of the country are like reminding them of being second-class citizens in the country.

Sikh Family Brutally Attacked in Haryana; Told to Leave the State; Police Accused of Inaction

An incident to brutal attack on a Sikh family is reported from BJP ruled state of Haryana. As per information a Sikh family, including a 7 months pregnant woman, was attacked on August 16 outside Mustard Hotel/Restaurant in Hisar.

Indian Politician Atal Bihari Vajpayee Left Bitter Memories for Sikhs

Death is the ultimate truth of life. Everyone -from a king to a commoner has to die and every death is a lesson for a wise human being and a reminder that what memories he leaves behind, said Dal Khalsa leader Kanwarpal Singh in a considered reaction on the demise of former Indian Prime Minister and BJP leader A B Vajpayee.

JNU Students Leader Umar Khalid Shot At In Delhi, Escapes Unhurt

Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student Umar Khalid was shot at by an unidentified man outside Constitution Club of India in New Delhi on Monday afternoon. Umar Khalid managed to escape unhurt.

Struggle for Khalistan & 40 Years of Dal Khalsa: WSN Editor’s Interview with Kanwarpal Singh

As Dal Khalsa announced celebrations of its 40-year struggle for Sikh sovereignty, Jagmohan Singh, the editor of The World Sikh News catches up with the sheet anchor of the Dal Khalsa organisation –Kanwarpal Singh, who since the last two decades has given a new facelift to the organisation and spread the ideology of Sikh freedom across the state of Punjab. This interview with the spokesperson of the body takes a deep look into its past, analyzes the present and provides a glance at the future of the organization as well as the struggle for Sikh nationhood as perceived by the Dal Khalsa.

Indian Govt. Withdraws ‘Social Media Communication Hub’ Proposal After ‘Surveillance State’ Remark form SCI

Weeks after the Supreme Court termed the government’s proposal to monitor online data akin to ‘creating a surveillance state’, the Central government of India reportedly told the Supreme Court of India (SCI) on Friday that it has withdrawn the proposal for setting up a ‘Social Media Communication Hub’.

Dal Khalsa Gives Call to Sikhs to Observe Aug 15 as Black Day

Dal Khalsa to hold a protest rally on India’s Independence Day at Moga against the atrocities, political subjugation and denial of rights to Sikhs in the last seven decades.

Naroda Gam Massacre Case: Discard Amit Shah’s Statement Defending Maya Kodnani, SIT tells Court

In the trial of the Naroda Gam massacre case of the 2002 post-Godhra riots, the Supreme Court appointed-Special Investigation Team (SIT) on August 3 argued before a special court that the deposition of BJP president Amit Shah “should be discarded” as it was done merely to “support” key accused former BJP minister Maya Kodnani.

India: International Human Rights Groups Concerned Over Assam’s Citizen Identification Drive

The Indian authorities should ensure that documenting and updating the names of citizens in the northeastern state of Assam is transparent and nondiscriminatory, Human Rights Watch and Amnesty International India said today.

Set to become Pak PM, What Imran Khan Said About India?

Talking about India, Imran Khan firstly said that he was disappointed to see that the Indian media portrayed him like a Bollywood villain. ‘It felt like everything bad for India would happen if Imran Khan assumes power’,

SAD (B) Welcomes H S Phoolka on Warning to Quit AAP over Proposed Ties with Congress

The Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has welcomed Aam Aadmi Party MLA H S Phoolka’s announcement to quit the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), in case it joins hands with the Congress, whether in a direct or indirect manner.

WSO Calls on India to End Mob Lynchings & Protect Minorities

The World Sikh Organization of Canada has expressed grave concerns over the increasing number of mob lynching attacks perpetrated by Hindutva groups and called on the Indian government to do more to protect minorities.

GUEST COLUMN: Indo-Pak Spy Games and Right to Self-Determination Struggle

Sandwiched between the two nuclear powers –India and Pakistan, the Sikhs of Punjab have a keen geopolitical interest in the developments in each country and the covert games that they play beyond the public glare.

Sikh Youth Groups to Launch “Criminalising Dissent” Report in Southall on July 28

The Sikh Liberation Front (SLF) and National Sikh Youth Federation (NSYF) have announced to release a report titled Criminalizing Dissent: Repression of Sikhs in Indian-Occupied Punjab in Southall on July 28.

Rajnath Singh terming 1984 Sikh Genocide as Mob Lynching is Another Injustice to the Sikhs: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party on Saturday opposed the statement of union Home minister, Rajnath Singh in which he stated the Sikh genocide of 1984 as mob lynching and the party termed it as another injustice done to the Sikh community.

Under Pressure From Indian Government, WhatsApp Imposes More Curbs

Under pressure from the Indian government over reported abuse of WhatsApp in spreading rumours of 'child lifting' which lead to mob-lynching incidents in various parts of the peninsula, the administrators of the messaging giant announced to impose more curbs on mass forwarding of messages using their app.

Organised Genocide, Not Merely Largest Mob Lynching

In November 1984, Sikhs were subjected to genocidal violence throughout India. The genocide was planned, co-ordinated, organised and carried out by high ups in government, administration and political layers.

Bargari Beadbi Case: Arrested Dera Sauda Sirsa Followers Sent to Judicial Custody

A CBI court in Mohali sent three Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS) followers, Mahinder Pal Bittu and two others to judicial custody till July 27.

Declassified Secret Documents Reveal British Government Snubbed Sikh Voice After November 1984 Sikh Genocide

Recently declassified secret British documents reveal that the British complicity with Indian government in latter's evil designs against the Sikhs did not ended with Indian Army attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Sikh Gurdwaras in June 1984.

Punjab CM’s ‘Fake Roar’ on Chandigarh Issue

According to a press release issued by Punjab CMO, state chief minister Capt. Amarinder Singh yesterday rejected Haryana CM Manohar Lal Khattar’s suggestion to setup a joint planning board for Tricity i.e. Chandigarh, Mohali and Panchkula.

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