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Sikhs Confident of Securing Support of Majority of MPs to Include Sikh Ethnic Tick Box in Census 2021

The All Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) for British Sikhs has just issued the statement below about the Census White Paper that was published yesterday.

SGGS Satikar Committee UK Statement on Beadbi Incident at Gurdwara Sahib Hounslow (London)

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satikar Committee regarding an incident which took place at Gurdwara Sahib in Hounslow (London) and which resulted in beadbi of Guru Granth Shaib.

R.A.S.E. Release of Report on Grooming of Sikh Girls in UK

A press conference will take place on Monday 3rd December 2018 at 12pm at the Lecture Theatre of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick, 128-130 High Street, Smethwick, B66 3AP where the Racially Aggravated Sexual Exploitation of Sikh Girls (R.A.S.E.) report will be released.

FSO Welcomes Kirpan Decision by UK, Initiative of Pakistan on Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

The Federation of Sikh Organizations (UK) has welcomed the decision of British government to allow Sikhs to carry Kirpan without limitations of its size. FSO leaders Bhai Kuldeep Singh Chaheru, Loveshinder Singh Dallewal and Joga Singh said in a written statement that the Kirpan has special significance for the Sikhs and it is good that the government has decided to remove Kirpan from list of offensive weapons.

India’s Deputy High Commissioner Not Allowed to Use Stage of UK Sikh Gurdwara

A group of Sikh activists on Sunday refused to allow Indian deputy high commissioner to the UK Charanjeet Singh to use the stage of a Gurdwara Sahib in Shepherd Bush area of London.

Sikh Students of 13 Universities in London Condemn Indian State for ‘Unjustly Incarcerating’ Jagtar Singh Johal

In a unique move, Sikh students from 13 universities in London came forward to support arrested Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal who is behind the bars in the Indian subcontinent now for more than a year. 

Sikhs’ Right to Keep Large Kirpan: UK to Amend Bill

MPs and Sikh representatives earlier today met with the Home Office Minister, Victoria Atkins responsible for the Offensive Weapons Bill (OWB) to finalise an agreement to legally safeguard the sale, possession and use of large Kirpans.

Amritsar Blast Update: TV Media Playing Dangerous & Dirty Game with Fake Sketches and Fake CCTV Footage

News18 Punjab, a TV channel by Network 18, started playing so-called sketches of culprits who had triggered the blast. The so-called sketches looked more like real photographs and were shown on prime channels of Network 18 also.

Deaths of Homeless Sikh Men in London Highlights Need for Accurate Data For Decision Makers

According to data obtained from Housing Justice more than 5% of those experiencing homelessness in London that died outdoors in the last 12 months were men of Sikh background. The Salvation Army suggests the number of deaths of Sikhs may be even higher.

British Authorities to be Exposed During Lobby for Underhand Involvement in Jagtar Singh Jaggi’s Torture

Around 150 Sikh representatives are lobbying MPs today in Westminster and will disclose a confidential West Midlands police briefing under the name “Operation Tecuma”.

Statement from the Guru Nanak Gurdwara (Smethwick) Committee On Lions of Great War Monument Vandalism

The management committee of Guru Nanak Gurdwara Smethwick has issued following statement after miscreants vandalised Lions of the Great War Monument raised in the memory of Sikh soldiers who fought in World War 1

100 Strong UK Sikh Delegation Set to Visit France and Belgium

Over the course of the First World War, the British Indian army sent more than 140,000 men to the Western Front – 90,000 serving in the infantry and cavalry and as many as 50,000 non-combatant labourers.

Now NIA Wants To Transfer Jagtar Singh Johal Case Out of Punjab; SCI Stays Mohali Court Proceedings

The Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) has come to know that the National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India is trying to get Jagtar Singh Johal's case transferred out of Punjab.

FSO Condemns Indian Army Chief Bipin Rawat’s Statement Advocating “Early Action” in Punjab

An umbrella body of various pro-freedom Sikh groups in England, the Federation of Sikh Organisation (FSO) has strongly condemned Indian Army chief Bipin Rawat's statement advocating "early action" against Sikhs in Punjab.

UK Sikh Diaspora to Mark #FreeJaggiNow Week to Spread Awareness About Detention of Jagtar Singh Johal in India

On 4 November it will be a year since Jagtar Singh Johal from Dumbarton was abducted by plain clothes Indian police, hooded and thrown into a van whilst out shopping with his newly-wedded wife and cousin sister.

WSP Representatives Call for UN Intervention to Resolve the Indo-Sikh Conflict

On the 34th anniversary of the genocide of the Sikhs in India during the first week of November 1984, a delegation from the recently formed World Sikh Parliament (WSP) met with a senior UN human rights official in Geneva to urge action by the world body to deal with the range of key human rights concerns that define the decades-old conflict between the Sikh nation and the Indian state, reads a release issued by an official of the World Sikh Parliament.

NIA Want Indian Supreme Court to Jail Transfer Jagtar Singh Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar Jail in Delhi

After having failed to secure jail transfer of arrest UK citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi from Punjab to Tihar jail in Delhi from the special NIA court in Mohali, the National Investigative Agency (NIA) of India has moved to Indian Supreme Court for the same.

British Deputy High Commissioner Told to Indian Media Only Half Truths About Meeting with Sikh Diaspora

The British Deputy High Commissioner in Chandigarh, Andrew Ayre is under severe pressure following a controversial and offensive interview full of half-truths in The Times of India titled: ‘There’s no legal base for a separate state’ Andrew Ayre.

Meeting with British Home Secretary on Sikh Issues Was Constructive: MP Preet Kaur Gill

The first quarterly Sikh Roundtable meeting for representatives of various Sikh organisations and Gurdwaras in England took place on Saturday (October 20) at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick.

Youth Leadership of Teer Group Gets Sewa of Guru Tegh Bahadur Gurdwara Sahib in Leicester

The leadership of Teer Group has won election for the management committee of Gudwara Guru Tegh Bahadur Sahib in Leicester. The polling was held on Sunday, Sept. 30.

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