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Neither Trail Nor Bail for Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in 15 Years Old Case

"Bail not jail" is a general rule for an under trial, the Indian Supreme Court declared time and again but a Punjab and Haryana High Court judge was not bothered about it while rejecting bail application of Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in a 15 years old case. The judge also ignored the fact that even the trail is also not taking place in that case.

Bargari Sacrilege Issue, Panthic Organisations and Political Parties Join Hands

Upping the ante against Punjab and Haryana High Court decision on Kotkapura firing incident, the Sikh bodies led by former Akal Takhat Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh today announced to burn the copies of the judgement terming it political, biased and flawed.

Improved Version of Free Punjabi Font Converter Released by Sikh Siyasat

Sikh Siyasat has been contributing for the promotion of Punjabi language by various means. One of the free services offered by the Sikh Siyasat for promotion of Punjabi language is online Punjabi font converter.

Accept Your Govt’s Failures In Sacrilege related Cases, Sack Inefficient AG: Sikh Bodies Tell Punjab CM

Raising the pitch against the denial of justice, the Sikh groups along with aggrieved family members register their protest against P& H High Court quashing the SIT report on Kotkapura incident.

Indian-origin man arrested for attacks on Sikhs in Australia

An Indian-origin youth has been arrested for a series of attacks on Sikhs which are suspected to be hate crimes. Asutalian media has identified the man as 24-year-old Vishal Jood.

Deep Sidhu Re-Arrested in Another Case After Bail

Actor turned activist Deep Sidhu was granted bail by a Delhi court today. He was arrested by Delhi police special cell in a case registered in relation to an incident at Red Fort during Kisan Parade of 26 January.

Four Sikhs Among 8 Killed in Indianapolis (USA) Shootout

At least four Sikhs have been killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx company facility in Indianapolis by a 19-year-old former employee, according to the Sikh Coalition.

Book Delhi Police Officials, Who Took Law Into Their Hands : Dal Khalsa to Pb Govt.

Blaming the Delhi police for committing human rights abuses, the Dal Khalsa strongly condemns its personal for abducting and torturing Lakha Sidhana’s cousin Gurdeep Singh, who is a law student. 

Unable to Arrest Lakha Sidhana, Police Targets His Cousin Brother Mundi Sidhana

Gurbir Singh alias Mundi Sidhana is cousin brother of Lakhbir Singh alias Lakha Sidhiana. He could barely walk now, that too with the help of two persons. He was allegedly picked up by Delhi police from Patiala and was tortured badly in illegal police custody.

U.S Congressman from Connecticut Condemns Violence of India on Farmers

US Congressman Joe Courtney has said that "excessive response" to farmers protest in India by the government of India was "worth of condemnation". While responding to concerns raised by Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, directory of Sikh Art Gallery, Joe Courteny said: "protests by many within India’s agricultural community have drawn worldwide attention after India’s Parliament enacted major legislation last November that sought to bring structural change to the country’s agricultural sector. In the time since, mass protests have ensued out of concern that the new law allows for an exploitation of farmers within the industry by larger firms, and that there was an overall lack of consensus built before the new law was enacted".

The Story of Bhai Lal Singh’s 28 Years Long Jail Life (Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh)

Bhai Lal Singh spent 28 years of life behind the bars. He was jailed by Indian authorities for his contribution towards the Sikh struggle for freedom. He was arrested in 1992 and was sentenced to imprisonment for life in 1997. He was granted permanent release in 2020.

Clashes in Myanmar Displace Thousands, UN Humanitarian Office Reports

Clashes between the Myanmar security forces and regional armed groups, which have involved military airstrikes, have reportedly claimed the lives of at least 17 civilians in several parts of the country, the UN Office for Coordination of Humanitarian Affairs (OCHA) said on Wednesday.

Punjab Government Notifies The Punjab News Web Channel Policy 2021

Disclosing this here today a spokesperson of the Punjab Government said that it was the need of the hour to optimally utilize these platforms of the modern era to publicize and promote the policies of the Punjab Government. The spokesperson said that news channels which were being run on the social media platforms of Facebook and Youtube would be covered under this policy.

Attack on Rakesh Tikait in Rajasthan’s Alwar; Car Damaged; BJP Blamed

Farm leader Rakesh Tikait's convoy was reportedly attacked in Rajasthan's Alwar today. The attack on his convoy shattered the windows of Rakesh Tikait's car.

Sikh Federation (UK) Terms Report of Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities As Disappointing and Whitewash

Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said “The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities 264-page report published today is hugely disappointing and a whitewash.”

Prof. Kulwant Singh Grewal Passed Away Early Morning Today.

Prof. Kulwant Singh Grewal Passed Away this morning. He was Born in 1941.

Sikh Art Gallery in Norwich Showcases The Sikh Story

Every inch of wall space in a one-story building on Clinic Drive is covered in colorful portraits of famed Sikh leaders and framed recognitions; a cozy place of inclusion. The Sikh Art Gallery sits a short drive from Backus Hospital, created during the middle of the pandemic in November 2020 in the cultural soul of one of the most diverse cities in eastern Connecticut.

Tributes Paid to Navreet Singh and other Martyrs of Farmers Protest; Samagam Held at Darbar Sahib Complex

Farmers and Sikh organizations today vowed that sacrifices and loss of lives of farmers during Kissan andolan won’t be allowed to go in vain. They were speaking at a function held inside Darbar Sahib complex in memory of Navreet Singh, who died with police bullets during Tractor March in Delhi on Jan 26.

Independent UN Expert Says ‘tsunami of hate’ Targeting Minorities Must be Tackled

“The Holocaust did not start with the gas chambers, it started with hate speech against a minority”, warned Fernand de Varennes, the UN Special Rapporteur on minority issues.

India-China Disengagement & India-Pakistan Disengagement: Impact on Geo Politics & Farmers Protests

China and India have disengagement from Ladakh by withdrawing their forces. India and Pakistan have agreed to observe ceasefire at Line of Control (LoC). These two developments are bound to affect geo-political dynamics of South Asia.

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