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“Bargari Morcha” Candidate from Anandpur Sahib Joins BSP

Vikramjit Singh Sodhi, who was announced as candidate for Lok Sabha elections from Anandpur Sahib constituency, reportedly joined Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) yesterday (Feb. 17) in the presence of its’ Punjab unit president Rashpal Singh Raju.

Sikh Bodies Take Out Protest in Jalandhar Against Life Term to Youths for Possessing Books

Various Sikh groups yesterday held a protest demonstration against life imprisonment awarded by the Nawanshahr Sessions Court to three Sikh youths for mere possession of printed books, literature and historic photographs.

Meet Bargari Promises or Face Protest: Five Member Committee Tells Punjab Govt.

A five-member panel, formed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara, has given an ultimatum to the state government to meet the promises its ministers had made when Bargari Insaaf Morcha ended its protest over beadbi and Saka Behbal Kalan cases and on Sikh political prisoner' issue on December 9 last year.

AAP Targets Badals for Not Supporting Resolution Seeking SGPC Elections

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Harpal Singh Cheema said here today that the Badals stood exposed when MLA H. S. Phoolka brought a resolution in the Punjab assembly seeking immediate elections to the Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) pending for a pretty long time now.

Delay in SGPC Elections: Congress Backs H S Phoolka; Assembly ‘Authorites’ CM to Talk to Centre

It is usually said that for a Sikh political groups the path to state assembly passes through the corridors of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC).

Order of the Nawanshahr Judge is a “Black Chapter” in Judicial History of Punjab: Dal Khalsa

Carrying placards with photos of martyrs and books referred to by the Sessions Judge Nawan Shahr in the recent judgement against three Sikh youth namely Arvinder Singh, Surjit Singh and Ranjit Singh, Dal Khalsa activists marched to the district courts taunting the administration and daring the state to take action against them.

AAP MLAs Raise Ludhiana Gang Rape Issue in Assembly, CM Assures SIT

Aam Aadmi Party’s (AAP) Jagraon MLA Sarabjit Kaur Manuke, raised the issue of Ludhiana gang rape in Punjab assembly during the zero hour stating that the crime against women had been rising in the state at a galloping pace.

Power Tariff: AAP Want CM to Scrap MoS Inked by Previous Badal Govt. with Private Companies

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that CM Amarinder Singh-led government should immediately scrap the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) inked by the erstwhile SAD (Badal)-BJP government and the private companies and bail out the people subjected to paying high power rates.

Lawmakers, Senior Lawyer, PU Students Discuss Court Verdict Sentencing 3 Sikh Youths for Possessing Books

Chandigarh: Three Punjab MLAs, a senior lawyer of Punjab and Haryana High Court and various students of Panjab University Chandigarh took part in a discussion ...

Indian ‘Justice’ Waging War on Freedom of Expression To Crush Dissent: World Sikh Parliament

The World Sikh Parliament (WSP) has issued a press release saying that the Sikh activists body took serious note of the decision of an Indian court last week to convict and sentence to life imprisonment three Sikh activists for ‘waging war against the state’.

HC to Examine Proofs Collected Against Bikram Majithia and Sukhbir Badal by Justice Ranjeet Singh Commission

The Punjab and Haryana High Court is scheduled examine content of CDs supplied by Justice Ranjit Singh (retd) in a criminal complaint against former deputy chief minister, Sukhbir Singh Badal and Bikram Singh Majithia, on Wednesday.

Bargari & Behbal Kalan: Ummranangal and Other Top Cops Re-summoned by SIT

A special investigation team (SIT) of the Punjab Police, which is investigating the incidents of beadbi of the Guru Granth Sahib and the subsequent police firing on Sikh sangat at village Behbal Kalan in 2015, has re-summoned top officials of the police and civilian administration on February 12 (Tuesday).

Dal Khalsa to Protest Outside Nawanshahr Court Premises on 13 February

Referring to life sentence awarded to Arwinder Singh, Surjit Singh and Ranjit Singh in a 2016 case by a Nawanshahr Session court, the Dal Khalsa said the order of the court indicting the accused merely because of possession of books related to Sikh struggle and other Khalistani literature is highly unjust, illegal and disturbing.

Police Lathicharge on Protesting SSA and RMSA Teachers in Patiala

The Punjab police on Sunday (Feb. 10) resorted to lathicharge on teachers who were trying to gherao the resident of Punjab CM Amarinder Singh.

Pro-freedom Sikh Group Pays Tributes of Makbool Bhatt and Afzal Guru

Expressing solidarity with struggling people of Kashmir, Dal Khalsa urged representative organizations from Kashmir and Punjab to strengthen coordination among them against common oppressor (New Delhi).

Congress Leader Want ED to Investigate Source of Bikram Majithia’s Money Used for “Political Mileage”

In a statement issued today the Cabinet Minister Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa said that Enforcement Directorate (ED) must investigate proceeds of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) leader Bikram Singh Majithia to know its source.

Birdavinder Singh, JJ Singh Join Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali)

Former Indian Army Chief General Joginder Jaswant Singh joined Shiromani Akali Dal (Taksali) on Wednesday (Feb. 6) in the presence of party President and Lok Sabha MP from Khadoor Sahib constituency in Punjab, Ranjit Sìngh Brahmpura at camp office in Amritsar.

Punjab Government Should Release Dues To Sugarcane Growers: AAP

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has demanded that Amarinder Singh-led Punjab government should immediately release the pending balance amount to the sugarcane growers in the state.

HS Phoolka Shots Letter to CM Amarinder Singh; Seeks Release of Saka Nakodar Inquiry Report

Chandigarh: Lawyer turned politician Advo. H S Phoolka has written a letter to Punjab CM Amrinder Singh asking him to table the inquiry report related ...

Opposition Want Punjab Govt. to Table Justice Gurnam Singh’s Inquiry Report in Assembly

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on the occasion of anniversary of the Saka Nakodar (1986) has demanded that the Punjab government should make the Justice Gurnam Singh Repot public and bring those behind the incidents to justice.

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