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Nishan Sharma, 3 Others Sentenced to Three Years Imprisonment for Attempt to Attack Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara

A Chandigarh court has reportedly sentenced hindutva activists Nishan Sharma, Ramesh Datt Sharma and three other convicts to undergo imprisonment for three years for attempting to attack Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara.

Jagtar Singh Jaggi Gets Bail in Bajakhana Case; Update from Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Arrested British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi's lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur today released a video message sharing an update that Jagtar Singh Johal has been granted bail by a Faridkot court in a case registered at PS Bajakhana vide FIR No. 163/2017 under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) and Arms Act.

Sikh Political Prisoner in Tihar Jail Seeks Ayurvedic Medical Assistance; HC Notice to Delhi Govt.

Bhai Daya Singh Lahoriya, a Sikh political prisoner confined in Delhi's Central Jail Tihar, has filed a petition in the Delhi High Court seeking medical assistance from an Ayurvedic doctor.

EXCLUSIVE Interview with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur About Latest Situation on Sikh Political Prisoners’ Issue

Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about the cases of Bandi Singhs, including British citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi.

Ludhiana Court Directs Tihar Jail Authorities to Present Jagtar Singh Hawara in Court on 6 Feb.

The court of Arun Veer Vashisht, Additional Session Judge Ludhiana, has directed the Tihar Jail authorities to present Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in  the court in person.

UK Authorities Exposed for Targeting Sikh Activists & Assisting Indian Regime

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, the lawyer acting for Jagtar Singh Johal, the 31-year old Scot from Dumbarton who was abducted by Indian police on 4 November 2017 and subject to third degree torture has just finished a 10-day visit to the UK.

Sikh Bodies Hold Protest and Demand Release of Political Prisoners

On the first day of 2019, the Dal Khalsa and the Sikh Youth of Punjab staged a protest demanding release of Sikh political prisoners confined in Indian jails despite having completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.

Dhian Singh Mand Meets Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in Tihar Jail; Calls Off Jan. 10 Meet

As per media reports Bhai Dhian Singh Mand met Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in Tihar recently. Bhai Mand has been facing criticism for "calling off" Bargari Insaaf Morcha as the decision had brought forth cracks within the camp of acting Jathedars.

UAPA Being Misused on the Lines of TADA, Points List of Cases Released by Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

From the time of the arrest of a persons in a UAPA case till the day of decision by the trial court the addition of UAPA sections subvert the normal legal course against the alleged accused person.

Punjab Govt. Clears Release of Sikh Political Prisoner Dilbagh Singh Bagha

As per documents accessed by the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), the Punjab government has cleared premature release of Sikh political prisoner Dilbagh Singh Bagha.

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. 

Ajnala Court Extends Police Remand of Bikramjit Singh for 8 More Days in Adliwal Blast Case

The Punjab police today presented Bikramjit Singh of Dhariwal village before the court of Sub-Divisional Judicial Magistrate (SDJM) Radhika Puri in case FIR No. 121/18 registered at police station (PS) Rajasansi on 18 November 2018. The FIR pertains to the incident of a blast in a Nirankari Bhawan at Adliwal village near Rajasansi in which 3 people were killed and around 15 were injured. 

DSGMC Hold Ardas Outside Tihar Jail; Seeks Release of Sikh Political Prisoners but Terms Struggle as “Black Days”

DSGMC led by Manjit Singh G.K. yesterday held Ardas outside Gate No. 3 of Tihar Jail in Delhi. The Ardas was held on the event of Bandi Chhor Dihara, which is marked by the Sikhs worldover in the memory of release of Guru Harbind Ji from Gawalior fort. The Guru Sahib had also got freed 52 Hindu rajas.

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.

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.

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.

Punjab Ministers Level Allegations Against Bargari Morcha Organisers Who Scrap Such Accusations

As the Punjab government has failed to do anything substantial against Beadbi and Saka Behbal Kalan culprits named in Justice Ranjit Singh Commission's report, the 'Insaaf Morcha' in Bargari has gained support from the masses.

Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara Presented in Jalandhar Court Amidst Tight Security

Bhai Jagtar Singh Tara, a Sikh political prisoner, was yesterday presented before the court of Additional Sessions Judge-I Jalandhar amidst tight security.

Gurdev Singh Thailand Granted Default Bail in Amritsar UAPA Case

Gurdev Singh, who was arrested from Indira Gandhi International Airport in Delhi after he was deported from Thailand, was allowed to avail default bail on Thursday (Sept. 6).

Sikh Political Prisoners’ Issue: Mother Writes Second Letter for Harnek Singh Bhap’s Jail Transfer to Punjab

Mata Surinder Kaur, mother of Sikh political prisoner Harnek Singh Bhap, has written to a letter to the Secretary of Home Department of Government of Rajasthan seeking her son’s jail transfer from Rajasthan to Punjab.

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