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The Custody of Amritpal Singh and 9 Other Sikh Detainees Extended for 1 More Year

The custody of Amritpal Singh and nine other detainees has been extended for another year. These individuals have been held at Dibrugarh jail in Assam since last year under the National Security Act (NSA).

Thousands of UK Sikhs Mark 40 Years of June 1984; Hold Freedom Rally in London

Thousands of Sikhs on Sunday (16th June 2024) marked the 40th anniversary of the June 1984 Sikh Genocide by marching through London and holding a Freedom Rally in Trafalgar Square.  The first march and rally took place in London 40 years ago on 10 June 1984.  

Labour Calls for Inquiry into UK’s Role in June 1984 Attack on Darbar Sahib

Deputy Labour leader Angela Rayner and Labour candidate for Coventry South, Zarah Sultana, have called for an inquiry into Britain’s involvement in the June 1984 attack by Indian army on the Darbar Sahib and Akal Takht Sahib in Amritsar, marking the 40th anniversary of June 1984.

Shaheedi Samagam to Mark Memory of Avtar Singh Khanda on 15 June

Amritsar: In a tribute to the late Bhai Avtar Singh Khanda, a Shaheedi Samagam is scheduled to take place on June 15th at Baba Atal ...

Teeja Ghallughara, Jang, Shahadat and the Sikhs: Exclusive Lecture of Dr. Kanwaljit Singh

Listen to an insightful lecture by Dr. Kanwaljit Singh at the Gurmat Samagam, commemorating the 40th anniversary of the Teeja Ghallughara (June 1984).

WSO Remembers Bhai Nijjar- Calls for Modi’s Exclusion from Canadian G7 Meeting

WSO urges Prime Minister Trudeau to ensure that Indian Prime Minister Modi is not invited to the G7 meeting scheduled to take place in Kananaskis, Alberta, in 2025.

“Kaurnama: The Untold Story of Shaheed Sikh Women” Released at London Freedom Rally

Thousands of Sikhs from across the United Kingdom convened in London on June 16 to commemorate the 40th anniversary of the Teeja Ghallughara, the June 1984 attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Sikh Gurdwaras.

U.S. Prosecutor Announces Extradition of Indian Citizen Nikhil Gupta in Pannun’s Foiled Assessination Attempt Case

United States Attorney’s Office has issued a press release regarding extradition and charges against Indian citizen Nikhil Gupta in Gurpatwant Singh Pannun’s assessination attempt case

Shaheedi Samagam Held in Memory of Avtar Singh Khanda and Hardeep Singh Nijjar at Baba Atal

A Shaheedi Samagam was held at Baba Atal, near the Darbar Sahib complex, on June 15 to honor the memories of Shaheed Avtar Singh Khanda and Shaheed Hardeep Singh Nijjar.

US Gurdwara Call for Concepts of June 1984 Ghallughara Memorial Design

In an initiative to honor the memory of the Sikh warriors who stood for the truth and honor of the Gurdhams against the might of repressive state during the June 1984 attack on Darbar Sahib (Amritsar) and other Gurdwaras across Punjab, Gurdwara Sahib Fremont has announced plans to build a memorial. 

New Book ‘Amarnama’ Unveiled During Panthic Diwan

The book "Amarnama" was unveiled during a Panthic Diwan at Gurdwara Attari Sahib, Sultanwind (Amritsar).

Former DIG & DSP Get Jail Terms in 31 Years Old Fake Encounter Case

A Special Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) court, presided over by Judge RK Gupta, in Mohali, yesterday (7 June 2024) sentenced two former officials of the Punjab police in a 31-year-old fake encounter extrajudicial murder case.




Politics

Sangrur Lok Sabha Results: Simranjit Singh Mann trailing; Meet Hayer Likely to Win

Simranjit Singh Mann, who also serves as the president of Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann), faces the prospect of losing his seat after winning the Sangrur by-election in 2022.

Analyzing Sikh Electoral Politics: Key Constituencies and Post-Election Scenarios in Punjab

In this video Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh Gazi delves into the intricacies of Sikh electoral politics in Punjab ahead of the Lok Sabha polling on June 1st.

Punjab’s Sikh Electoral Politics: Khadoor Sahib, Sangrur, Faridkot in Focus

As Punjab gears up for the Indian Parliamentary elections scheduled for June 1, 2024, the spotlight is firmly fixed on three constituencies that have ignited fervent interest among the Sikh community and those interested in Sikh politics in the region.

Without Right to Self-Determination, Elections Under Indian Dispensation are Meaningless: Dal Khalsa

Asserting that the Indian democratic system was not conducive to attaining a sovereign Punjab by participating in the current electoral processes, the Dal Khalsa resolved to stay away from the upcoming Lok Sabha elections to be held on June 1 in Punjab.

SAD Occupied by Corporate Family; We Shall Liberate and Revive It: Misl Satluj

Misl Satluj, a socio-political organization, said on March 20, 2024 that the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) has lost its relevance and that Misl Satluj endeavours to revive Akali movement’s principles, advocate for Punjab’s rights, and tackle socio-economic challenges with a comprehensive agenda.

Faridkot Lok Sabh Results: Sarabjit Singh Khalsa Wins, Karamjit Anmol Lasts Second

In the ongoing tallying of votes for the Faridkot (SC) Lok Sabha seat, independent candidate Sarabjit Singh Khalsa, the son of Shaheed Beant Singh, has taken a commanding lead.

Khadoor Sahib Final Result: Amritpal Singh Wins, Valtoha lasts Fourth

In Khadoor Sahib constituency independent candidate and president of Waris Punjab De party is leading with a considerable margin. Amritpal Singh is jailed in Dibrugarh jail of Assam under the National Security Act. 

Lok Sabha 2024 Results: Narendra Modi Won from Varanasi

In a stunning development, Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi finds himself trailing in the Varanasi constituency as per early vote count data released by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

NSA Detained Amritpal Singh Enters Political Fray, Files Papers for Khadoor Sahib Seat

Amritpal Singh, president of ‘Waris Punjab De’ group which was formed by late actor turned political activist Deep Sidhu, is set to contest Lok Sabha election from Khadoor Sahib constituency.

Detained under NSA, Amritpal Singh to Run for Lok Sabha from Khadoor Sahib Constituency

In a significant turn of events, Amritpal Singh, the president of Waris Punjab De party, founded by the late actor turned politician Deep Sidhu, is set to contest the upcoming Indian Parliament (Lok Sabha) elections from the Khadoor Sahib constituency in Punjab as an independent candidate.

Misl Satluj Releases Draft of Aims and Objective; Seeks Suggestions from Sikhs & People of Panjab

A sociopolitical group Misl Satluj held a press conference at Chandigarh on March 20, 2024 and released a document titled "Teeche ate Manorath Pattar 2024" (Aims and Objectives 2024).

Misl Satluj’s Instagram Handle Blocked in India

Social and political organization Misl Satluj’s Instagram handle is blocked in India.