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Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s Resignation: Face-Saving by Badals

Caught in a complex situation Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has attempted to save its face on agriculture ordinances issue by tendering resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the Union Cabinet. SAD (B), a political ally of BJP, was given cabinet berth in BJP led Union government.

Sikh Group urges British PM to tackle Modi on India’s purported Self Determination ‘Opt-out’

On the 36th anniversary of the infamous Indian army attack on the Sikh nation’s spiritual and temporal seats of authority in Amritsar in June 1984, the World Sikh Parliament has written to the UK’s prime minister calling on him to take his Indian counterpart to task over the issue that has defined the Indo-Sikh conflict over recent decades – India’s unlawful denial of the right of self-determination in the Sikh homeland. The British government’s responsibilities as the former colonial power, the imperative of upholding international law and the need to disavow the foolish complicity of the then Thatcher government, provide sufficient reason to act, according to the global Sikh body.

Atmanirbhar Bharat Package Subsidises Private Sector and Plans for the Rich

The health and education component of the Rs 20 lakh crore COVID-19 relief package (Atmanirbhar Bharat package) ring hollow in the absence of concrete financial commitments to back the rhetoric.

Audiobook of Gujarat Files by Rana Ayyub Launched

The Sikh Siyasat News (SNS) has released an audiobook version of Rana Ayyub’s book Gujarat Files. The audiobook is in Punjabi language and it's released on Sikh Siyasat’s iOS and Android app.

Government Of India Must Stop Using Draconian Laws Against Dissenting Voices

The Government of India must stop the crackdown on dissenting voices. The use of India’s primary counter-terrorism law UAPA against two students involved in protests against the discriminatory Citizenship (Amendment) Act is an extension of the crackdown on anyone who is critical of the state.

Opposition Alleges Misuse of Funds by Narendra Modi Regime

If sincere to control a pandemic, the Narendra Modi Regime should cancel recently notified ‘Central Vista Beautification Project’ of Rs. 20,000 crores, transfer PM- CARES fund to National Relief Fund, reduce Official expenditure by 30 percent, cancel all official foreign visits and stop releasing advertisement to media that cost Re 1250 crore a year.

Modi’s 9 pm, 9 Minute Appeal: Won’t Follow & Urge Others to Reject: Dal Khalsa

Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s call to switch off lights and light candles and lamps at 9 pm for 9 minute on Sunday to fight the COVID-19 pandemic drew flak from the Dal Khalsa that termed it nothing but empty symbolism based on numerology.

Sikh Group Writes to Canadian Foreign Minister on Anti-Muslim Delhi Carnage

The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar’s Canada unit has written a letter to the Canadian Foreign Minister about anti-Muslim violence in Delhi.

Looming Threat of Genocide in India

by: Pieter Friedrich* I Last month, a widowed Muslim woman in India was arrested and charged with sedition — that is, with inciting an insurrection. ...

Do Not Let Another State-Sponsored Genocide Occur on the Streets of Delhi: Urges World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has strongly condemned the ferocious Hindutva inspired attacks on India's Muslim minority across various parts of Delhi. 

Seattle Resolution Denounces Indian PM Narendra Modi as the “Butcher of Gujarat”

A City of Seattle resolution against India’s Citizenship Amendment Act denounces Indian PM Narendra Modi for “promoting violence against religious minorities” that allegedly earned him the nickname “Butcher of Gujarat.”.

Copy of Seattle City Council Legislature’s Resolution Against India’s CAA-NRC

On 3 February 2020, the City of Seattle became the first in the U.S. to adopt a resolution denouncing India’s contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and proposed National Register of Citizens. The resolution was moved by Councilmember Sawant.

Seattle City Council in US Adopts Resolution Against India’s CAA-NRC & Religious Prosecution Under Modi Regime

On 3 February 2020, the City of Seattle became the first in the U.S. to adopt a resolution denouncing India’s contentious Citizenship Amendment Act and proposed National Register of Citizens. The resolution was moved by Councilmember Sawant. 

India Is Nearing The Point of No Return & US Is Making A Bad Bet On India

America is dangerously emboldening India’s Hindu nationalist government as it nears the point of no return. Modi, whose term ends in 2024, could be succeeded by someone far more extreme.

Justice Nanavati-Mehta Commission Gives ‘Clean Chit’ to Narendra Modi in 2002 Muslim Genocide in Gujarat

As per reports, the Gujarat government has tabled the final part of the Justice Nanavati-Mehta Commission report on the 2002 genocide of Muslims in Gujarat, in the state assembly on Wednesday December 11).

Modi-Merkel Meet: German Chancellor Prioritised Profit Over People

October 31 was an eventful Halloween in India. German Chancellor Angela Merkel arrived in New Delhi with an entourage of 12 of Germany’s 16 cabinet ministers.

Imran Khan Extends Hand of Friendship Towards Sikhs, Where As Modi Holds Animosity Against Sikhs: Dal Khalsa

A Sikh group named Dal Khalsa has praised Pakistani prime minister Imran Khan for 'extending hand of friendship towards the Sikhs'. The group criticised Imran Khan's Indian counterpart Narendra Modi and alleged that 'Modi holds animosity against Sikhs'.

How to Register Online to Visit Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib (Pakistan) Via Kartarpur Corridor

Online registration for Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib Yatra (pilgrimage) has begun. Online registration started on October 24 (Thursday) after representatives of governments of India and Pakistan signed the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor agreement at Zero point at Kartarpur Sahib.

Final Agreement To Open Kartarpur Sahib Corridor Signed by India and Pakistan

The representatives of governments of India and Pakistan today singed agreement to operationalise Kartarpur Sahib corridor which will connect Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab.

Much Awaited Kartarpur Sahib Corridor to Open on November 9

A corridor linking Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab will open on November 9.

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