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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.

Elderly Sikh Booked in UAPA Gets Bail As Police Fails to Substantiate ‘Secret Information’

An elderly Sikh booked by the Punjab police under draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) was granted bail by a Kapurthala court today.

NIA’s Tactics Under Question Again After Sikh Youth Inquired by NIA Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances

The tactics adopted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India are once again under question after a witness questioned by NIA dies under mysterious circumstances. This is second such death in Punjab which is linked with NIA's ongoing investigations. Earlier a witness named Rampal had committed suicide in 2018.

Stop Repression and Illegal Detention of Sikhs Youth in Punjab Under Lawless Laws like UAPA: ASC

Chandigarh: In a written statement (copy with SSN) the American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed grave concerns about the alleged “illegal detention of innocent Sikh ...

Sikh Lawyer Releases Latest List of UAPA Cases in Punjab; Congress Govt. Using UAPA Faster than Last SAD-BJP Govt.

An updated tentative list released by Sikh lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur has revealed that the Congress party led Punjab government is faster than previous SAD-BJP government in at least one perspective- registering cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). UAPA is considered present day notorious law and a new avatar of draconian TADA and POTA.

Ex-Bureaucrat, Journalists, Opinionists, Academicians & Activists Tell Punjab Government to Stop Repression & Mis-use of UAPA

In the last days of June 2020, our igneous Intelligence Agencies have ‘unearthed one terror module after another, supported by ISI of Pakistan and the Sikhs For Justice.’ In consequence, God knows how many, Sikh young men have been arrested, some (maybe all) have been tortured and insulted in a bid to demoralize and demonize the people in order to secure them in eternal slavery by total denial of constitutional and innate human rights.

How Gurmeet Ram Rahim Escaped in Salabatpura Case? Role of Punjab Police & State Government

Burj Jawahar Singh Wala case is not the first case in which DSS chief is named by the Punjab police. He was earlier named by the state police in 2007 ‘Salabatpura case’.

Rule of Bureaucracy under Badals Not Different Under Amrinder Singh

It is rare happening in the past four decades when Punjab ministers forced a defiant Chief Secretary representing ‘real governance’ to be removed from office.

Facts Trash Baseless Propaganda Against Hazur Sahib Sikh Sangat [SPECIAL VIDEO REPORT]

While the Indian Media continues with its vilifying propaganda against Hazur Sahib Sikh sangat that recently returned to Punjab, new information is surfacing which could help in unfolding the mystery surrounding the source of COVID-19 infection that has led to a sudden rise in the number of positive cases in Punjab.

Another FIR Against Singer Sidhu Moose Wala But Arms Act Sections Still Missing

As per reports, Punjab police have registered another FIR against Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala for violating curfew at Dhuri police station after his another video went viral on Tuesday.

Sidhu Moose Wala Turns Controversial for Punjab Govt.; Police Still Offering Favour

Punjab police personnel allowed Sidhu Mossewala to use sophisticated automatic weapons and extended him help in shooting target in a training range. This venture took place at Badbar shooting range on May 4 amidst lockdown and curfew in Punjab. The shooting was arranged by a Punjab police DSP.

Special Report: Covid19 Infection in Sikh Sangat from Hazur Sahib, Newly Surfaced Evidence Point to Blunders of Political Leaders and Punjab Government Authorities

While the Indian Media continues with its vilifying propaganda against Hazur Sahib Sikh sangat that recently returned to Punjab, new information is surfacing which could help in unfolding the mystery surrounding the source of COVID-19 infection that has led to a sudden rise in the number of positive cases in Punjab.

Joint Statement on Vilifying Propaganda Against Hazur Sahib Sikh Sangat and Targeting of Minorities by Indian Media

About two dozen people from various walks of life have issued a joint statement rejecting vilifying propaganda against Sikh sangat that is recently brought back to Punjab by the government.

Patiala Incident: Police Withdraws Case Against Bibi Sukhpreet Kaur, 3 Others

The Punjab police today withdrew case against Bibi Sukhpreet Kaur, daughter in law of Baba Balwinder Singh, and 3 others. They were arrested after a clash took place between Nihang Singhs and Patiala cops on Sunday at Sabzi Mandi Patiala.

Arresting Nihang Singh’s Daughter-in-Law is Against Human Values: Taksal Chief Baba Harnam Singh

After Sunday's Patiala Sabzi Mandi incident, the Punjab police arrested 11 persons, including a woman, and booked them under draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Emergency Imposed in Punjab? – Police Unleashes Crackdown to Silence Dissenting Voices

Chandigarh: It seems that an undeclared emergency has been imposed in Punjab since Sunday’s Patiala Sabzi Mandi incident. Eager to silence dissenting voices, the Punjab ...

Patiala Incident: Punjab Ministers Seek FIR Against MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains

Punjab Ministers have sought FIR against Lok Insaaf Party (LIP) MLA Simarjeet Singh Bains. A written release by Punjab government says that "a group of Punjab cabinet ministers on Monday demanded registration of an FIR against him for inciting communal disharmony".

Sikh Siyasat’s Special Report on Sabzi Mandi Patiala Incident Involving Punjab Cops and Nihang Singhs

On April 12, 2020 an incident took place at Sabzi Mandi (Sanaur Road) Patiala where a clash ensued between police personnel and Nihang Singhs.

Irked Over Its’ Automated Calls, Punjab Police Registers Two Cases Against SFJ

The Punjab Police on Friday (April 10) booked Sikhs for Justice (SFJ), a US based group and it’s legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannun for automated phone calls.

BJP-RSS Should Stop Its Fear of Muslims, Sikhs, SC/STs & Minorities: SADA (Mann)

Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) has expressed deep concerns about the rising poverty and deprivation amongst the poor, jobless, masses and labour without work and wages. The impatience of the masses is rising by the day.

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