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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. ...

Gunbattle in Kashmir: Indian Army Major, Among 4 Armymen Killed; Media Says Army Killed Pulwama Mastermind

As per reports emanating from Jammu and Kashmir four Indian Army personnel, including a Major, were killed on Monday in a gun battle with militants in Pulwama district. Two militants were also killed by the Indian forces during the encounter.

India Withdraws Security of 5 Pro-Freedom Kashmiri Leaders

It is learnt that the Jammu and Kashmir administration today issued orders to withdraw security of five pro-freedom Kashmiri leaders.

Navjot Singh Sidhu Told To Leave Kapil Sharma Show After Pulwama Attack Remarks

As per reports Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu, a member of The Kapil Sharma Show, has been asked to leave the comedy show following his comments on the Pulwama terror attack. He will be replaced by Archana Puran Singh on the show.

J&K: Indian Army Major, Another Armyman Killed in IDE Blast

An Army major was killed and another armyman was injured after an Improvised Explosive Device (IED) exploded along the Line of Control (LoC) in Nowshera’s Lam area in Jammu and Kashmir on Saturday.

Loss of Human Lives Regrettable But War Mongering Is No Answer: Dal Khalsa on Pulwama Attack

Commenting on yesterday's Pulwama attack in which more than forty CRPF personnel were killed, the Dal Khalsa said the loss of human lives is always regrettable, whether it is of the security forces or that of a militant or even an ordinary person.

Major Blast in Kashmir Kill 44 CRPF Men; India Blames Pak, Pakistan Rebuts Accusations

In a major attack in past three years, at least 44 Central Reserve Police Force (CRPF) personnel were killed in Jammu and Kashmir’s Pulwama district.

Infrastructure Needs Will Push India to Reconsider China’s BRI, AIIB Report

India has taken a posture to not accept China's mega Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) for Beijing's plan to build projects under it in Pakistan-occupied Kashmir is perceived as a threat to sovereignty by New Delhi.

Refrain From Actions That Intensify Disputes: China Warns India After Modi Visits Arunachal Pradesh

China’s foreign ministry on Saturday (Feb. 9) condemned Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Arunachal Pradesh, also claimed by China, saying it “resolutely opposes” activities of Indian leaders in the region, reads a report in Hindustan Times (HT)

Sikh Lawyer Denied Entry in Indian Supreme Court for Wearing Kirpan

A Mumbai based Sikh lawyer named Amritpal Singh Khalsa was denied entry to the Supreme Court of India (SCI) by security personnel as he was wearing/carrying a Kirpan.

After 34 Years, UP Government Sets up SIT to Probe Cases of 1984 Sikh Genocide in Kanpur

The state government on Tuesday constituted a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe cases related to the Sikh Genocide of 1984 in Kanpur. The information in this regard was disclosed by principal secretary, Home, Arvind Kumar.

Manipur Fake Encounter: Victims and Witnesses Face Delays, Reprisals in Quest for Justice

Families of victims of alleged extra-judicial executions by security force personnel in Manipur, India are facing reprehensible delays and reprisals as they wait for justice, Amnesty India said today.

UK Home Secretary Clears Vijay Mallya’s Extradition to India

It is learnt that the UK Home Secretary has approved Vijay Mallya's extradition order. "On 3 February the Secretary of State, having carefully considered all relevant matters, signed the order for Vijay Mallya's extradition to India," said a UK Home Office spokesperson.

Kashmir Shuts Down to Protest Against Indian PM’s Visit

Kashmiri people reportedly observed a complete shut down on Sunday (Feb. 3) as a token of protest against Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit. The Tribune has noted in one of its news reports that "[c]losed markets and deserted roads greeted Prime Minister Narendra Modi on his arrival in Srinagar as Kashmir observed a shutdown...".

Ignoring India’s Objections, Pakistani Foreign Minister Calls Another Pro-freedom Kashmiri Leader

In a written statement issued by All Parties Hurriyat Conference, a group of pro-freedom Kashmiri organisations, it is said that on Saturday (Feb. 02) evening at 8:35 pm, Pakistan foreign minister Shah Mahmood Qureshi called on Hurriyat Conference chairman, Syed Ali Geelani on phone and discussed the current volatile situation in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sikhs and Kashmiris Protest in London on India’s Republic Day

Sikh and Kashmiri diaspora sections in England protested outside the Indian High Commission in London on Saturday 26 January 2019. The protest coincided India's Republic Day.

Dal Khalsa Urges UNSC Members to “Pull Up” India for Denying Self Determination to Subjugated Nationalities

Dal Khalsa and its allies staged street protests in Ludhiana, Hoshiarpur and Zira against denial of right to self determination under present Indian Constitution, on the occasion of India's Republic day.

RSS Ideologue Nana Deshmukh Who Justified 1984 Sikh Genocide Awarded Bharat Ratna

Hindutva ideologue Nana Deshmukh who had justified killings of thousands of Sikhs during 1984 Sikh genocide has been awarded Bharat Rattna by BJP led Indian government.

BJP Led Indian Govt. Awards “Padma Shri” to Advo. H S Phoolka in “Public Affairs – Punjab” Category

Senior advocate, activist and former leader of Aam Aadmi Party Harvinder Singh Phoolka is awarded the title of Padam Shri by the Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) led Indian government.

Pro-freedom Sikh Body Calls for Boycott of Indian State’s Republic Day on January 26

Giving a call for boycott of January 26 celebrations due to the negative stance of the Indian state towards Sikh aspirations and rights including right to self determination, Dal Khalsa strongly reiterates its resolve to invoke the international community, the UN forums and associate with other nationalities across the Indian subcontinent to seek and ensure enforceability of the UN recognised right.

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