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UP Police Registers Case Against 55 Sikhs for Carrying Out Nagar Kirtan

The Uttar Pradesh police have registered a case against 55 Sikhs for carrying out a Nagar Kirtan from Kiratpur Gurdwara Sahib in Pilibhit district of the state ruled by Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP). The Nagar Kirtan was being carried out while commemorating the martyrdom of Sahibzadey (sons of Guru Gobind Singh Ji).

After 34 Years, UP Government Sets up SIT to Probe Cases of 1984 Sikh Genocide in Kanpur

The state government on Tuesday constituted a four-member Special Investigation Team (SIT) to probe cases related to the Sikh Genocide of 1984 in Kanpur. The information in this regard was disclosed by principal secretary, Home, Arvind Kumar.

Another Judicial Gimmick From State’s Quiver, SCI Panel To Re-examine 241 Sikh Genocide Cases Closed By SIT

As per the media reports the Supreme Court of India (SCI) while pretending to deliver justice to the survivors of the November 1984 Sikh genocide, has

Sikh Gurdwara Looted in Saharanpur: SGPC Chief Writes to UP CM Yogi Adityanath

SGPC has raised serious concerns about loot of a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib in Saharanpur (Uttar Pradesh) and SGPC chief Kirpal Singh Badungar has written a letter to UP CM Yogi Adityanath.

Pilibhit Custodial Death: Respond By July 7th Allahabad High Court To UP Govt

After the Allahabad High Court last year asked the then Uttar Pradesh government to file an explanation as to why the criminal charges against 42 Pilibhit jail

Manhandling of a Sikh Couple Sparks Protest in Bharatpur

To protest against the deplorable act in which a Sikh couple was assaulted scores of people from the Sikh community took to the streets in Bharatpur.

High Court want UP Govt to explain withdrawal of Pilibhit jail massacre case

The Allahabad High Court yesterday allowed four weeks to the Uttar Pradesh Government to file a reply on the issue of withdrawal of criminal case against 42 Pilibhit jail staff who killed seven TADA prisoners in the jail and seriously injured another 21.

Why Pilibhit Jail massacre cases were withdrawn: Allahabad HC asks UP Govt.

Allahabad High Court has asked the Uttar Pradesh government to explain its decision to withdraw a CB-CID inquiry and cases against the 42 Pilibhit district jail employees, responsible for the 1994 custodial death of seven Sikhs in Pilibhit jail.

Badal Dal meets Rajnath Singh to seek probe into 1994 Pilibhit jail carnage of Sikhs

New Delhi: Senior leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) met Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh to seek CBI probe into brutal murder of seven ...

Brutal killings of Sikhs in Pilibhit Jail: After 22 years DSGMC, SGPC to file petitions

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) and Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee have announced, in separate statements, to approach India's Human Rights Commission and the Supreme Court of India (SCI) respectively, seeking justice for eight Sikhs who were tortured to death by jail staff in Pilibhit district jail in 1994 and 21 others who had sustained serious injuring in this blind show of brutality.

1994 Massacre of Sikhs in Pilibhit Jail: Mulayam Yadav promises re-probe

It was Mulayam Singh Yadav led Samajwadi Party's government in Uttar Pradesh in 1994 when 28 Sikh detainees were brutally beaten up by jail staff- off which seven had died and remaining 21 suffered serious injuries.

Gurdwara attacked at village Kurraiya district Pilibhit, Uttar Pradesh

A proposal to merge Kurraiya village in Pilibhit district with a new gram panchayat has snowballed into a major issue. Those opposing the merger on Sunday (Nov. 30) attacked the local Gurdwara at Kurraiya village where a meeting was on to discuss the issue. Tension prevailed at Kurraiya village on Monday (Dec. 01).

Akhilesh’s Photo with Saharanpur violence main accused trigger controversy; UP govt. in denial

Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh, India (August 03, 2014): The Uttar Pradesh government and the office of chief minister Akhilesh Yadav, in their attempt to control political damage, are offering clarifications that Akhilesh Yadav had not proximity with prime accused of Saharanpur communal violence against the Sikhs.

Sikh Relief Team Provides Medical Assistance to Saharanpur Incident Victims

Uttar Pradesh, India (August 02, 2014): Saharanpur is under tight military security with a curfew in place since Saturday’s violence. Despite the tough restrictions, the Sikh Relief team managed to gain access and have been engaged with the local communities who fell victim to the violence which resulted in the attack on the Singh Sabha Gurdwara, Sahranpur the killing, looting, and arson against local residents.

Mohram Ali Pappu identified as main culprit of Saharanpur Violence against Sikhs

Saharanpur, Uttar Pradesh (August 01, 2014): According to special report of journalist Tajinder Singh Kapur, published by prominent Punjabi vernacular "Ajit" published from Jalandhar, the a team Crime Branch of Saharanpur police has arrested 7 persons, including "master-mind" of Saharanpur violence.

Saharanpur Incident: Punjab CM want Mulayam Singh Yadav to ensure compensation victim families

Chandigarh/ Saharanpur (July 31, 2014): As per media reports Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has urged Samajwadi Party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav to personally intervene to ensure compensation for the Sikh families who were affected by recent violence in Uttar Pradesh's Saharanpur town.