Latest News:

Sikh Political Prisoners

Hardeep Singh Shera Acquitted by Kapurthala Court

A trial court in Kapurthala today (Dec. 5) acquitted Hardeep Singh Shera along with four other in a case registered under section 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code.

Amit Shah’s Reply on Balwant Singh Rajoana’s Death Sentence Is Bound to Create Confusion

Replying to a question raised by Ludhiana MP Ravneet Singh Bittu about death sentence of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana, Home Minister of Government of India (GoI) Amit Shah has added more confusion to the issue.

After 24 Years Police Case Against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara Acquitted

A trial court here today acquitted a 24 years old case against Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara.

Sikh Prisoner Subegh Singh Released From Patiala Jail

Sikh prisoner Subegh Singh was released from Central Jail Patiala today. He was released in pursuance of directions of the Government of India (GoI). Subegh Singh was undergoing imprisonment for life and was jailed since his arrest in 1995. Subegh Singh was received outside the jail by activists of the Sikh Relief.

On The Issue Of Release Of Sikh Political Prisoners – Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Sikh Siyasat talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list of Sikh political prisoners, on this issue of release of Sikh political prisoners. This talk was recorded on November 13, 2019.

Names and Essential Details of 9 Sikh Prisoners Granted ‘Relief’ by GoI [Check Full List]

In September this year, the Government of India (GoI) had announced to grant special reliefs to nine Sikh political prisoners. As the Government of India did not disclose the names of Sikh prisoners many lists were making rounds, and these lists and reports were causing confusion.

Jagdish Gagneja Case: NIA Files Chargesheet in Mohali Special Court Against Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) on today submitted the chargesheet in RSS leader Gagdish Gagneja's murder case in a special NIA Court of Additional Sessions Judge N. S. Gill.

Sikh Prisoner Bhai Nand Singh Released; Clarity on Other Names Expected In Coming Days

The Government of India (GoI) had announced to release eight Sikh political prisoners who have been kept behind the bars despite having completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences. One such prisoner, Bhai Nand Singh- who was undergoing 'improvement for life' and had completed minimum mandatory term of his sentence was released from Central Jail Patiala last night.

NIA Fails to File Reply on Discharge Plea of Jagtar Singh Johal; Seeks More Time

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India failed to file a reply in a Mohali based special NIA court on 4 November 2019. The agency urged the court to grant more time for filing reply to a discharge plea moved by the counsel/s of Jagtar Singh Johal and Dharminder Singh Gugni in Case number RC-24/2017/NIA/DLI.

Media Reports, Punjab Govt. Creating Confusion About GoI’s Announcement To Release of 8 Sikh Political Prisoners

The Government of India (GoI) last Saturday (Sept. 28) announced that it has decided to grant premature release to 8 out of 22 Sikh political prisoners who were sentenced to imprisonment for life and are confined in various jails across the Indian sub-continent.

Indian Govt. To Release 8 Sikh Political Prisoners; Rajoana’s Death Sentence To Be Converted into Life

The Government of India (GoI) has reportedly announced to grant premature release to eight Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.

‘Bhai Hawara Committee’ Writes to Indian President for Release of 22 Sikh Political Prisoners

A 21 member committee formed by Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara has written a letter to Indian president Ram Das Kovind, urging him to release 22 Sikh political prisoners.

Baba Harnam Singh Urges Indian President to Set Free 22 Sikh Political Prisoners

Baba Harnam Singh, chief of Damdami Taksal (Mehta) has appealed to Indian President Ram Nath Kovind to release 22 Sikh lifers ahead of 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji in November 2019.

NIA Gets Production Warrants of Sikh Youth Arrested From Amritsar

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India has obtained production warrants of Ravinderpal Singh, Jagdev Singh, Harcharan Singh and Nishan Singh. Ravinderpal Singh and Jagdev Singh arrested by State Special Operation Cell, Amritsar under FIR No. 5 dated 30 May 2019.

Arrested Sikh Youth Tortured in Patiala Police Custody; Lawyer Writes to High Court, Seeks Action

Arrested in connection with killing of Mohinderpal Bittu, main accused of Bargari beadi case, Jaspreet Singh alias Nihal Singh was physically and mentally tortured by patiala police, said his lawyer.

Sanjay Dutt was Released Despite Centre Having Rejected His Release Plea

A news report published by The Hindu says that the Centre had rejected a petition moved on behalf of Bollywood actor Sanjay Dutt in December 2015, just two months before he was released for “good conduct” by the prison authorities in Maharashtra.

Jagtar Singh Johal and Others Shifted to Delhi During Pendency of Review Petition

The Indian authorities on Saturday (May 25) shifted arrested Socttland citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi out of Punjab jails along with other persons arrested by the NIA in several cases investigated by the agency.

Hardeep Singh Shera Likely to be Shifted to Tihar Jail Today

In pursuance of Supreme Court of India's order, it is expected that Hardeep Singh Shera - one the persons arrested and accused by the National Investigation Agency (NIA) in various cases, will be shifted out of Punjab today.

CM Amarinder Singh & Punjab Police DGP Claims on Jagdish Gagneja Case Under Question After NIA Reply

More than a year-and-half after the Punjab chief minister, Captain Amarinder Singh and the then Punjab DGP Suresh Arora claimed the August 2016 murder of state RSS vice-president, Brig Jagdish Gagneja (retd) had been solved, no one is formally named in this case by investigating agencies.

Sikh Youth Acquitted in Arms Seizure Case of 2011

Jammu resident Harpreet Singh Pintu has been acquitted in a case involving the recovery of an AK-47 rifle, a US carbine, their ammunition and other material from a corn field outside Daroli Kalan village under Adampur police station on April 23, 2011, under the Arms Act.

Next Page »