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1992 Fake Encounter Case: After 31 Years Cop Convicted for Framing False Records

A Mohali court on Friday (27 October) pronounced judgment in another 1992 fake encounter case and convicted one former police official for preparing false records. 

US State Department’s Statement on India’s Move to Push Canada to Reduce Diplomatic Presence in New Delhi

US State Department issued a statement on Friday (Oct. 20) saying that the US expects India to uphold its obligations under the 1961 Vienna Convention

Reality Behind the Migration of Punjab’s Youth to Abroad ?

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee ( SGPC) held a two day seminar at Giani Ditt Singh Auditorium, Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College, Fatehgarh Sahib.

USCIRF Reiterates Concerns on Religious Freedom in India

The United States Commission on International Religious Freedom (USCIRF) held a hearing on “Advancing Religious Freedom within the U.S. - India Bilateral Relationship,” which highlighted the Indian government’s legal framework and enforcement of discriminatory policies against religious minorities.

Vishav Sikh Ikatarta: Reflections from a Sikh Naujawan in the Diaspora

As a Sikh Naujwaan from the Diaspora I felt immensely fortunate to participate in the Vishav Sikh Ikatarta on June 28, 2023. Reflecting back on this experience, there are multiple aspects of the gathering that carry deep-rooted lessons for Naujawan around the world and light our path forward.

Dal Khalsa Expresses Outrage Over Manipur Shame, Calls for End to Politics of Polarisation and Hate

 Dal Khalsa, a Sikh body known for having ties with ethnic minorities and struggling nationalities in the Indian sub-continent, has expressed deep concern and outrage over the heinous incident of sexual assault on two women from the Kuki tribal community in Manipur.

Civil Society Groups to Hold Seminar on Jungles, Biodiversity and Water Issues in Punjab on 22 May

Civil society groups active in Ludhiana are going to hold a seminar at Ludhiana on 22 May (Monday) on International Biodiversity Day.

Analysis: India Blocking More Information Since COVID

The outbreak of the COVID-19 pandemic has resulted in a weakening of fundamental rights such as freedom of expression

Tragic News: Three Children Run Over by a Train in Kartarpur Sahib

In a tragic incident three children were crushed to death under a passenger train today (27 November) when they were going to pluck wild berries.

Kejriwal Govt. Avoids Service of Notice in Prof. Bhuller Case; HC Permits “By Hand” Service

In a rare instance Punjab and Haryana High Court granted special permissions to lawyers of Prof. Devinder Singh Bhullar to serve court notice to the Home Department of Delhi government by hand and also by registered post.

Why Is China Building Up Airpower in Ladakh?

Concerns of air power violations in Ladakh entered the doors of military talks between India and China in early August 2022. Both sides blamed each other of violating the 1996 Agreement on Confidence-Building Measures along the Line of Actual Control.

How British Changed Indigenous Knowledge System and Imposed Modern System by Colonized Territories

Panth Sewak Jatha Doaba is holding a series of event to mark 100 years of Babbar Akali Movement that had challenged British Rule in Punjab and made efforts to revive the Sarkar-e-Khalsa, or the Sikh rule.

On Singh Sabha Movement — Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh

On 1 October 2021 local Sikh sangat held an event was held at Sangrur. This is video recording of speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh.

What Pentagon’s New Report Says About China-India Border Standoff?

Two days back the Office of the Secretary of Defense, USA released a report titled “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China – 2021”. The report covers a wide range of topics related to military and security development involving the People's Republic of China.

Kashmiri Leader SAS Geelani Passed Away at 92

Senior pro-freedom Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani passed away after a long illness in Srinagar on Wednesday (1 Sept 2021) night.

Indian Ministers Refers To ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ in SCO Meet But CAH Are Not Considered as Crimes Under Indian Law

Addressing a conclave of the Shanghai Cooperation Organisation (SCO) in Dushanbe on Wednesday India’s Defense Minister Rajnath Singh referred to ‘Crimes Against Humanity’ (CAH).

U.S., Uzbekistan, Afghanistan, and Pakistan Agree to Establish Quadrilateral Diplomatic Platform

In an important development, the U.S. has formed a Quad with Uzbekistan, Afghanistan and Pakistan.

China-Afghanistan Economic Relations and the BRI

Beijing has substantially expanded its economic involvement in Afghanistan since 2014. China’s investment in the country has been aimed at tapping its rich natural resources. As far back as 2007, for example, Beijing secured exclusive rights to extract copper from the Mes Aynak mine in Logar. Chinese companies have also shown interest in investing in Afghanistan’s energy sector. In 2011, the China National Petroleum Corporation (CNPC) won a $400 million bid to drill three oil fields in the Amu Darya basin for 25 years. These fields are thought to contain 87 million barrels of oil.

Death In Custody of Activist Priest, A Stain on India’s Rights Record: UN expert

Stan Swamy, who was 84, was jailed last October on terrorism charges which UN Special Rapporteur highlighting the work of human rights defenders worldwide, Mary Lawlor, insisted were fabricated.

India’s Reserve Bank Raises Alarm About Rising Bad Loans

The Reserve Bank of India (RBI) has cautioned that bad loans of the banking system are expected to hit 11.22 per cent of the advances under a severe stress scenario. The central bank also warned about the incipient signs of stress among medium and small units, notes a report in The Indian Express.

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