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Punjab Water Crisis discussed in Sikh Siyasat’s fortnightly talk-show Qaumi Masle [Ep. 8]

Ludhiana/Punjab (September 10, 2012): Various aspects of Punjab Water Crisis were discussed in recent episode (no. 8) of Sikh Siyasat Multimedia's fortnightly talk-show - Qaumi Masle. The talk-show was aired in Europe by Sangat Television on Sunday (September 09, 2012) at 10:00 am to 11:00 am (UK Time). The episode was released over internet today by Sikh Siyasat Multimedia.

India: Idea of centralizing water resources unveils ominous desire of Center to encroach over states’ rights & people’s resources

Patiala (July 14, 2012): The Sikh Students Federation today strongly criticized Indian Water Resources Minister Pawan Bansal’s statement suggesting centralization of water resources. SSF is of the view that Mr. Pawan Bansal, in clear terms, has advocated for Centre’s encroachment over States’ right to utilize their natural resource of water by amending the constitution to take away water & related matters from States’ list and transfer them to concurrent list.

Decoding Kuldip Nayar’s recent article opposing Sikh memorial for Saka June 1984 – Talkshow: Qaumi Masle [Ep.4]

Ludhiana, Punjab (July 08, 2012): Sikh Siyasat Multimedia has released latest episode of talk-show “Qaumi Masle” today. This fortnightly talk-show focuses on vital/current issues concerning the ...

Recent amendment to Anand Marriage Act – achievement for the Sikhs or fraud with the Sikhs?

Ludhiana, Punjab (May 28, 2012): Whereas, many circles of Sikh diaspora and Badal Dal leaders are busy in hailing the "success" in getting Anand Marriage Act, 1909 amended in the Indian Parliament, Sikh academicians and scholars have taken strong exception to the generalized view in this matter and have termed the recent amendment as a “fraud” with the Sikhs.

British Government continue to raise concern for Professor DPS Bhullar

London, England (December 19, 2011): British Government continue to feel concerned about the plight of Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is facing execution threat in India. In reply to question raised by Jonathan Ashworth, MP from Leicester South, the Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Mr Jermery Browne said, on December 19, that he had "written to the Indian high commissioner, most recently on 7 November, reiterating the UK Government's strong opposition to the death penalty and urging the Indian authorities not to break their seven-year de facto moratorium on the death penalty".

Students remembered victims of Sikh genocide by donating eyes

Jalandhar (November 03, 2011): More than two hundred students of Layllpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar donated their eyes in the memory of thousands of Sikhs massacred during November 1984 genocidal violence against Sikhs. In a brief samagam held at Gurudwara Sahib of Layllpur Khalsa College, Jalandhar students gathered to remember the innocent victims of this heinous crime.

Seminar Report: Experts worried about marginalization of Punjabi in education, media and social use

Patiala (October 05, 2011): Linguistics and media experts raised the issues of marginalization as well as distortion of Punjabi language in education, media and social use, during the seminar organized by a students’ body at Arts Auditorium, Punjabi University, Patiala on October 05, 2011. Sikh Students Federation, the premier body of Sikh Students in Punjab, organized the seminar on “contemporary condition of Punjabi language” with special focus on its’ use in education and media.

Liberal Democrat British MP assures support for Professor Bhullar at International level

Amritsar (October 02, 2011): Simon Hughes, Member of Parliament for Bermondsey & Old Southwark and Deputy leader of Liberal Democratic Party today lend his support to Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar by declaring to raise the issue of death penalty awarded to Prof. Bhullar with international rights forums, including United Nations Human Rights Commission and International Commission of Jurists.

Open Letter to P. Chidambaram , Home Minister of India on his claim about blacklist review

You have attempted to misguide Sikhs on blacklist issue, and more unfortunate thing is that you went on to justify the denial of justice to Sikhs, who fell victims of November 1984 genocide, because asking someone to forget or forgive the excesses without delivering or secure justice, clearly means to justify the excesses.

Former SSF President gets bail, release expected in coming days

Mansa (May 11, 2011): Bhai Mandhir Singh, former president of Sikh Students Federation, got bail in Mansa case. Mandhir Singh was arrested by Mansa police on 18 January, 2011. His arrest had raised many questions on working of Punjab police and later developments seems to affirm the allegation that police was working under political pressure.

Criminally charge Hanspal, cancel bail of Sajjan Kumar: Sikh Bodies

Fatehgarh Sahib (April 16, 2011): Sikh bodies have demanded immediate removal of senior Congress leader H. S. Hanspal from the membership of India's National Commission for Minorities; as he is accused by a witness for attempting to lure her to turn hostile in a criminal case against another senior Congress leader Sajjan Kumar.

Sikhs across the globe condemn Badal Govt’s action of desecrating Dastar (Sikh Turban)

Ludhiana, PUNJAB (March 30, 2011): In a disturbing incident in Mohali, a young Sikh man’s turban was forcibly removed in broad day light by a police officer on the orders of another senior officer of Punjab Police. The incident proves that SAD (Badal) have not only failed to protect the dignity of Sikh articles of faith but they are also engaged in intentional desecration of Sikh turban.

Mass violation of HR: SSF condemns Punjab Govt’s policy grating immunity to accused police officials

Patiala (February 02, 2011): The Sikh Students Federation has raised its concern for human rights as the organization believes that a policy of Punjab Government assuring immunity to police officials accused of committing gross violations of human rights would deteriorate the condition.

Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference discusses how Sikhs can protect their Identity

LAST week marked the International Day for Human Rights, a theme that will continue throughout this weekend in Surrey at the third Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference organized by the United Sikhs organization.

International community should take initiative to investigate into reports of torture in Kashmir

Ludhiana (December 18, 2010): Commenting upon reports of widespread and systematic torture being practised by India's armed forces upon Kashmiri People, the Sikh Students Federation has claimed that India had indulged itself in committing “Crimes against Humanity”, no only in Kashmir but upon other people also who oppose India's imperialist policies and want to live with dignity.

Sikhs are compelled to remove their turbans for so-called security reasons even in India

Patiala (December 15, 2010): Taking a strong exception to the popularised view that the problem of compelling Sikhs to remove their turban for so-called security reasons exists in US, France or in foreign countries only; the SSF has maintained that the problem exists in India, and even in Punjab also. “Sikhs in India, and even in Punjab, are facing similar situation, where they are compelled to remove their turbans by police authorities” said Parmjeet Singh Gazi, National President of SSF.

BCI to hold AIBE in Punjabi also; Students’ body welcomes the move

Patiala (November 23, 2010): Bar Council of India is said to have decided to hold All India Bar Examination (AIBE) in Punjabi language also.

Students started Signature Campaign to get recognition for Punjabi Language

The Sikh Students Federation and students of Punjabi University, today, launched a signature drive to show their protest against the decision of Bar Council of ...

Sikh bodies louds Akal Takhat Directive regarding Sikh Genocide

Patiala/Ludhiana (July 15, 2010): Sikh Students Federation welcomed the decision taken by Sri Akal Takhat Sahib to address happenings of November 1984 as “Sikh Genocide”. SSF President Parmjeet Singh Gazi said that in November 1984 Sikhs were subjected to an organized massacre in 18 States and 110 cities of India.

Union Minister attempted to Misguide People on Royalty Issue: SSF

atiala (July 3, 2010): Taking a strong exception to Union minister of water resources, Pawan Kumar Bansal's claim that Punjab's demand for royalty for water was baseless, the Sikh Students Federation has asserted that the Union leader had attempted to misguide the people by saying that “royalty on water does not exist anywhere”.

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