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Sikhs of Connecticut Decline Indian Consulate General’s Offer

The Sikh community of Connecticut is one of the active and growing community of America who is pro Sikh Freedom. Connecticut Sikhs always stood against the Indian Govt. due to its track record of Human Rights violations on minorities.

Editors Guild Expresses Serious Concerns Over Arrests of Journalists by Yogi’s Police

The Uttar Pradesh police have arrested two journalists for allegedly defaming state's chief minister Yogi Adityanath.

Sanjay Dutt was Released Despite Centre Having Rejected His Release Plea

A news report published by The Hindu says that the Centre had rejected a petition moved on behalf of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in December 2015, just two months before he was released for “good conduct” by the prison authorities in Maharashtra.

‘Punjab Disappeared’ Documentary To Be Screened at Various Places in England

A documentary film titled “Punjab Disappeared” will be screened at various places in England during the month of June. The documentary was premiered on April 26 in Delhi and it was screened in Chandigarh on May 26.

LS Polls Over, HS Phoolka Reminds CM Amarinder Singh About SGPC Polls

A day after the conclusion of polling for Lok Sabha elections, lawyer turned politician Harwinder Singh Phoolka has reminded Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh about elections for the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC).

Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir

The Association of Parents of Disappeared Persons (APDP) and the Jammu Kashmir Coalition of Civil Society (JKCCS) yesterday (on May 20) released the first comprehensive report on torture in Jammu and Kashmir titled Torture: Indian State’s Instrument of Control in Indian Administered Jammu and Kashmir.

India Decides to Not To Communicate with UN Special Reporters About Reports on Violations in Kashmir

Angry over a submission from the Geneva-based Human Rights Council (HRC) on the massive human rights violations in Indian occupied Kashmir, the Indian state has reportedly informed the United Nations body that it will no longer entertain any communication with the HRC’s Special Rapporteurs on its report.

Bleak Future for the Indian Sub-Continent If Narendra Modi Returns to Power [Op-Ed]

Exit Polls have rightly or wrongly, honestly or fraudulently indicated that the right wing ultra nationalist party Hindutva organizations under Mr. Narender Modi will form the next Union Government. This radicalized Hindutva organization has sworn that they would create a theocratic Hindu Rashtra or Nation.

“Punjab Disappeared” Documentary To Be Screened in Chandigarh on May 25

A documentary film titled “Punjab Disappeared” will be premiered in Delhi on Saturday (May 25). The film will be screened at 5:30 PM in IMA Auditorium, Sector 35-B, Chandigarh.

ECI Member Recused from Meetings on Poll Violations After His Descending Note Against Clean Chit of Modi was Ignored

One of the three member Election Commission of India (ECI) panel was recusing himself since May 4th from ECI meetings on alleged violations of model code of conduct.

Simranjit Singh Mann Writes Open Letter to Editor of The Tribune; Criticises ‘Bias’ Against Sikhs

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has written an open letter to the Editor of The Tribune, an English vernacular having its headquarter in Chandigarh. In his letter Simranjit Singh Mann has criticised the policies of The Tribune that are allegedly biased against the Sikhs.

Modi Dispensation Controlling Judiciary and Election Commission: Dal Khalsa

Bhatinda, Punjab: As the elections are drawing closer, the Sikh group Dal Khalsa held a march on May 16 in the city to protest against ...

To impose Hindutva agenda, BJP desperate to make sedition law stricter: Dal Khalsa

Joining issue with Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh for declaring to make the sedition law stricter in case his party retains power, the Dal Khalsa said the obvious target will be the religious minorities and Dalits, who refuses to toe the Hindutva agenda.

Ground Water Depletion: Punjab Moving Toward Turning Into Desert

Eastern part of Punjab, the land of five rivers, is moving towards turning into desert. A news report (dated 15 May, 2019) in The Tribune (TT) notes that a draft report of the Central Ground Water Board (North-Western region) has warned that Punjab will be rendered a desert within 25 years if the exploitation of its underground water resources continues at the current rate.

‘Clean Chit’ to Indian Chief Justice Is Supreme Injustice

by Shahana Bhattacharya & Deepika Tandon* Today on the 8th of May, 2019, on a second day in succession, people protesting at Connaught Place, against the ...

Sexual Harassment Allegations Against India’s Chief Justice Must be Independently and Fairly Investigated: Oxfam

On 6th May 2019, the in-house committee of the Supreme Court cleared allegations of sex harassment by a former woman employee against Chief Justice of India Ranjan Gogoi. The panel of three judges ruled that there was "no substance" in the allegations.

Modi’s Profile as Mob Lyncher No Less Than That of Rajiv Gandhi: Dal Khalsa Tells Sirsa

Expressing agreement with Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president and a spokesman of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) Manjinder Singh Sirsa’s viewpoint that Rajiv Gandhi was biggest mob lyncher of India, the Dal Khalsa said Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi was no less big mob lyncher than Rajiv Gandhi.

Misleading Reporting by Indian Newspaper on ‘Sunehri Mandir’ Issue

SGPC and the SGPC appointed acting Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib objected to use of term 'Sunehri Mandir' on boards of National Highway Authority of India (NHAI). 

Ishrat Jahan Fake Encounter Case: CBI Court Decides to Discharge DG Vanjara and NK Amin for Want to Sanction to Prosecute

Former Gujarat police officers DG Vanzara and NK Amin will no longer be accused in the 2004 Ishrat Jehan fake encounter killing as an Indian court today approved their request for discharge after Gujarat Government refused to grant sanction for their prosecution.

Its’ Sri Harmandar Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib, Not Golden Temple or Sunehri Mandir

SGPC) appointed acting jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib Giani Harpreet Singh has directed Sikhs throughout the world to refer to Sachkhand Sri Harmandir Sahib, Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar as such and not as "Golden Temple".

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