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Sikh Council UK Welcomes Legal Steps on 1984 Disclosures

Sikh Council UK has welcomed the legal steps being undertaken to seek disclosure of any British link to Indian Amry's attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) in June 1984 or the Amritsar Massacre of June 1984.

Legal Action Into UK Govt’s Role In The Invasion Of Darbar Sahib Complex To Commence

Last week in the interests of openness and transparency in the conduct of public affairs a four year long struggle to disclose secret files and papers from 1984 under the 30 year rule

FSO Resolves To Launch Mass Protest During Narendra Modi’s UK Visit

Federation of Sikh Organisations (FSO) UK has resolved to protest against the Indian state during Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi's visit to England. 

Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies Launched in University of Wolverhampton (England)

The University of Wolverhampton has launched a new Centre for Sikh and Panjabi Studies which will be the first of its kind in the UK.

Merlin Group Adopts New Kirpan Policy in United Kingdom: Sikh Council UK

Sikh Council UK announced in an update that Merlin Entertainments Group has adopted a policy agreeing to Sikhs wearing Kirpans at its venues in the United Kingdom.

Event Marks Life of Sophia Duleep Singh and Celebrate 100 years of Women getting the Right to Vote

The City Sikhs said in a release that an event was held on on Thursday 1st March 2018 to mark the 100th anniversary of women finally getting the right to vote along with International Women’s Day with an event in the Houses of Parliament.

UK Defends Secrecy Over Documents Related To June 1984 Attack On Darbar Sahib

During the first day of the three-days proceedings at the First-tier tribunal, it seemed that the United Kingdom was trying tooth and nail to suppress and protect the documents

British Tribunal to hear FOI Request Seeking Disclosure of Secret Documents on June 1984 Indian Army Attack on Sikhs

A British tribunal will rule on a Freedom of Information (FOI) request for classified UK Cabinet Office files that are believed to hold information on Britain’s involvement

UK to Raise Issue of Persecution of Minorities in India with Narendra Modi during CHOGM

UK government has agreed to raise the issue of persecution of minorities in India during the April meeting of the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London and Windsor after various MPs raised concerns in this regard.

Two Days World Sikh Convention 2018 to Commence in New York Today

A two days convention is going to be held at New York on March 3 and 4. The convention is being organised by some members of the 15 member coordination committee of the World Sikh Parliament (WSP).

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau’s Visit to Sikh Homeland Eagerly Anticipated

by: Gurjeet Singh* Sikhs in Canada and other parts of the globe have been in private communications directly and indirectly with the Canadian Prime Minister, ...

Over 225 UK Gurdwaras Back Restrictions on Indian Government Officials: FSO

On 7 January 2018 the Federation of Sikh Organisations (FSO), made up of ten Sikh organisations, announced the imposition of restrictions on official visits of Indian government officials in UK Gurdwaras.

“1984 , When The Sun Didn’t Rise” Documentary to be Screened in UK from 7 Feb. to 14 March

Special  screening of a documentary titled "1984, When the sun didn't rise" will be held at multiple venues across the city of London from 7th February

‘Does the media understand Khalistan?’ – SikhPA to Host Discussion on Feb. 13 in London

Sikh Press Association, a UK based Sikh body is going to hold a discussion event on topic ‘Does the media understand Khalistan?’.

UK Government Failing 30-year old Scot Torture Victim Held In Indian Jail For 3 Months Without Charge, Says Sikh Federation (UK)

Jagtar Singh Jaggi on Thursday was produced  in court for the 24th time, but still no evidence has been presented and no charges have been forthcoming.

Progress In Sikh Issues Causing Headache To Indian Authorities, Claims Sikh Federation (UK)

On the 3rd anniversary of the launch of the 10-point Sikh Manifesto at Sri Guru Singh Sabha, Southall. The United Kingdom based Sikh Federation has claimed that

Sikh servicemen during World War days

British Government and Mayor of London backs new memorial to Sikh servicemen

The Communities Secretary confirms support for Sikh war memorial to mark the contribution made by Sikh servicemen.

Punjabi Man Thwarts Off Robbery Attempt With Cardboard Boxes In UK

As per the local media sources a shopkeeper of Punjabi origin in the UK bravely fought off three hammer-wielding robbers with cardboard boxes. 

NIA Sends Back Jagtar Singh Johal @ Jaggi to Nabha Jail Before Expiry of Remand Period

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India today sent back arrested Scottish citizen Jagtar Singh Johal alias to Maximum Security Jail in Nabha.

NIA Quietly Gets Police Remand of Jagtar Singh Jaggi for 5 Days; No Legal Representation

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India today took police remand of Jagtar Singh Johal alias Jaggi in a case for 5 days today.

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