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Jagtar Singh Jaggi’s Bail Plea Dismissed in Amit Arora Case

NIA special court here today dismissed bail application moved by arrested Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alia Jaggi in a case pertaining to alleged attack on Amit Arora. Jagtar Singh Johal's counsel Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur said that the NIA special court has dismissed the bail plea. "Bail application is dismissed but we are waiting for detailed order", he told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN).

P&H High Court Grants Bail to Gurdial Singh in UAPA & Waging War Case

The Punjab and Haryana High Court has granted bail to a Sikh undertrial named Gurdial Singh in a case registered by Punjab police for allegedly "waging war against the state".

SCI Summarily Dismisses Review Petition Against Jail Transfer of Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) has dismissed a review petition against jail transfer of Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh alias Jaggi Johal and others. The review was filed against a SCI order allowing jail transfer of Jagtar Singh Jaggi, Hardeep Singh Shera, Ramandeep Singh Bagga and others to Tihar jail in Delhi. The court had also transferred cases against them from Special NIA court Mohali to a similar special court in Delhi.

Rajashtan High Court Allows Parole of Sikh Political Prisoner Harnek Singh Bhapp

Rajashtan high has granted relief to Sikh political prisoner Harnek Singh Bhapp who is presently confined in Central Jail, Jaipur. The High Court today granted parole of Harnek Singh, whose parole was cancelled by the Rajashtan government.

Rajashtan Discriminates Against Sikh Political Prisoner Harnek Singh Bhapp; Withdraws Parole Order

In yet another instance of discrimination against Sikh political prisoners, the state of Rajasthan has denied parole of Harnek Singh Bhapp, despite directions of Indian Supreme Court to grant special parole of prisoners in order to reduce number of inmates in prisons.

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’.

“Waging War Against the State”: Police Now Book Arvinder Singh for Supplying Arms

Nawanshahr Police have registered a fresh case against Arvinder Singh, who was sentenced to life imprisonment along with two others for waging war against the Government of India, and three others under the Arms Act and under provisions of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA).

Life Sentence to 3 Sikh Youths for Possessing Saka 1978 Pictures, Books: Exclusive Talk with Advo. RS Bains

In a first decision of its kind, a court in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) has convicted three Sikh activists under section 121 (Waging War Against the State) and 121A (Preparing to Wage War Against the State) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Sikh Activists Sentenced to Life Imprisonment for Waging “Paper” War Against Indian State

In a first decision of its kind, a court in Shaheed Bhagat Singh Nagar (Nawanshahr) has convicted three Sikh activists under section 121 (Waging War Against the State) and 121A (Preparing to Wage War Against the State) of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

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.

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.

Shera and Bagga Sent to Nabha Jail under Judicial Custody

A Special NIA Court in Mohali on January 9, 2018 sent Ramandeep Singh Bagga and Hardeep Singh Shera to Maximum Security Jail in Nabha under judicial custody.

Alleging Life Threat from Jail Authorities, Hariminder Singh Mintoo begins Hunger Strike in Patiala Jail

Haminder Singh Mintoo has maintained that his life was under threat and he accused jail superintendent Rajan Kapur, deputy superintendent Gurcharan Dhaliwal and assistant superintendent Prabhjot Singh for the same.

Hearing in Moga case against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara postponed to December 19

Hearing in a case against Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara was postponed to December 19 today as the additional session judge, Moga who was to hear the case, was on leave.

Court Accepts Chargesheet Against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara After Appearance Through Video Link

A local court in Nihal Singh Wara (Moga) yesterday to accepted chargesheet against Sikh political prisoner Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara.

Judge Refuses to Accept Chargesheet against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in His Absence

A local court in Nihal Singh Wara (Moga) today refused to accept chargesheet against Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in his absence. 

Exclusive Talk with Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur about Sikh Political Prisoners Issue

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur maintains list of Sikh Political Prisoners. Sikh Siyasat's Editor Parmjeet Singh talked to Advo. Manjhpur about recent court decisions in Bhai Lal Singh Akalgarh and Bhai Nishan Singh Sohal's case.

Bombay High Court orders release of Sikh political prisoner Nishan Singh after 30 years of jail

Bombay High Court has reportedly cleared the release of a Sikh Political prisoner Nishan Singh, who has spent more than 30 years, including remissions, in Indian prisons.

No bar on parole, media sections have miss-reproted SCI judgement in Lal Singh Case: Advo. Manjhpur

Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list of Sikh political prisoners, has rejected some media reports which 'wrongfully' reported that Supreme Court of India's judgement in Sikh political prisoner Bhai Lal Singh's case.

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