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Quebec Court of Appeal Decision on Bill 21: WSO Expresses Disappointment

The World Sikh Organization of Canada (WSO) is deeply disappointed by the decision of the Court of Appeal of Quebec largely upholding Bill 21, Quebec's controversial secularism law. The WSO maintains that Bill 21 is a direct attack on religious freedom and will continue to fight this unjust law.

Indian Top Court Not Above Politics : Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa leader Kanwar Pal Singh, reacting to the verdict of the Supreme Court on Article 370 abrogation in Kashmir said,  "Clearly, the Indian top court’s verdict endorsing the Indian government’s decision to abrogate Article 370 has come on explected lines.

With US indictment, lid blown out on India’s bundle of lies : Dal Khalsa

Dal Khalsa has observed that the re­cent US indictment of Indian agents for plotting to kill Gurpatwant Singh Pannu has nailed all lies and designs of the Indian establishment that was shamelessly denying its newly carved strategy to kill pro-active Sikhs on foreign soil by hiring mercenaries.

Global Sikh Council urges CM to take action on violations of Punjabi laws in schools

Expressing deep concern over the disregard for Punjabi language in private schools, the Global Sikh Council (GSC) condemned the neglect of Punjabi teaching as mandated by both the Punjabi Acts promulgated in the state since 2008.

Former R&AW Chief Samant Goel’s Name Reported in 128 Cases of Enforced Disappearances in Punjab: Ensaaf’s Dossier

Ensaaf has released its complete dossier on former Punjab police official Samant Kumar Goel, who- according to Ensaaf, bears responsibility for at least 127 disappearances and unlawful killings when he served as SSP during the 1980s and 1990s in Punjab.

Dal Khalsa Marched in Amritsar for Punjab’s Sovereignty

To get rights and justice for the November 1984 massacre and the killing of Bhai Hardeep Singh Nijhar, Dal Khalsa took out the freedom march highlighting the on-going democratic struggle for sovereignty and independence of Punjab.

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. 

Struggling Nationalities to Show Mirror to G20: To Hold M&N-20 Summit on 7th at Delhi

To present the perspective of minorities and nationalities residing in India before the G-20, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) and the Dal Khalsa have decided to convene a Conclave under the nomenclature

SCI Dismisses NIA’s Appeal Against Bail to Jagtar Singh Jaggi Johal

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today dismissed appeal field by National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India against bail granted to Scottish national Jagtar Singh alias Jaggi Johal.

Bhai Daljit Singh’s Statement on 29th April Khalistan Declaration Day

Amritsar, Punjab: Bhai Daljit Singh has released a statement today to mark the Khalistan Declaration Day. A copy of the statement reads, in verbatim, as ...

Concrete Lining of Rajasthan Canal in Punjab: It is Related to State Govt’s Subject : Jal Shakti Ministry Official

India’s Jal Shakti Ministry has said that the issue of concrete lining of Rajasthan canal in Punjab is a matter related to ‘state government’s subject’. 

Women Group Seeks Scrapping of “Unjust Law” AFSPA in Assam

A women’s group on 11 January 2023 demanded the repeal of Section 197 of the Code of Criminal Procedure (CrPC) along with the “draconian” Armed Forces (Special Powers) Act of 1958.

Settle Naga Political Issue Before Polls: Naga Tribal Bodies

Bodies representing 15 tribes of Nagaland have appealed to the Centre to “seriously and sincerely” resolve the “Indo-Naga” peace process before the Assembly elections in the State without further delay, a news article in The Hindu reads.

Bhagwant Maan led AAP Govt. Prevents Permanent Release of Bhai Gurmeet Singh

Aam Aadmi Party government in Punjab is raising hurdles in the way of release of Sikh political prisoners. On the one hand AAP leaders maintain in their public speeches that their government is in favor of release of Sikh political prisoners who have completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences

Personalities Related to Sikh Struggle Form Common Platform to Initiate Dialogue for Panthic Unity

Personalities related Sikh struggle, including Bhai Rajinder Singh Mughalwal, Bhai Lal Singh Akalgarh, Bhai Daljit Singh, Bhai Narien Singh Chaurra, Bhai Bhopinder Singh, Bhai Satnam Singh Khandewala, Bhai Satnam Singh Jhanjian, Bhai Hardeep Singh Mehraj, Bhai Amrik Singh Isru, Bhai Manjit Singh Phagwara and Bhai Sukhdev Singh Doad have announced to form a common platform to initiate dialogue for Panthic unity. They addressed a press conference at Press Club, Sri Amritsar on 28 September 2022.

Social Media Censorship Against Sikhs Continues in India; Jakara Movement’s Twitter Handle Blocked

Indian government’s censorship against Sikhs, including Sikh media houses, continues and many Sikh websites and social media handles stand blocked in India. On 6 June 2022, the Government of India had blocked websites and social media platforms of Sikh media houses like Sikh Siyasat, TV84, Apna Sanjha Punjab, KTV UK and Akaal Channel. Though Akaal Channel’s social media platforms were unblocked in India, others stand blocked till date.

End “Sole, Exclusive and Absolute” Rights of PTC; Build Community’s Own Gurbani Broadcasting System: says Report

A recently released report has recommend revocation of "sole, exclusive and absolute" rights of PTC Network over Gurbani broadcast from Sri Harmandar Sahib, Sri Amritsar. The report says that no single channel or network can establish monopoly over Gurbani broadcast as Gurbani is Sarab-Sanjhai (common) and there should be a Sangati (community based) broadcasting system.

Remembering Dina Bhana on His Birth Anniversary

On 28th February, Sikh Siyasat News remembers Bahujan activist Dina Bhana, as this day marks his birth anniversary. We are sharing a brief biography of Dina Bhana in audio podcast format. This podcast is based on a write-up penned by Inderpreet Singh Sangrur.

Deep Sidhu Killed in Road Accident; Antim Sanskar Today at Ludhiana

Punjabi film actor cum activist Deep Sidhu died in a road accident on KMP road on February 15. As per media reports a Scorpio car which Deep Sidhu was driving struck with a truck from behind. The driver side of car was badly damaged in this accident.

New Jersey Senate Passes Resolution Recognising the Fact of Sikh Genocide 1984

The Senate of New Jersey has adopted a resolution recognising the fact of '1984 Sikh Genocide'. The Senate Resolution Number 142 was introduced in senate by Senator Stephen M. Sweeney on January 6, 2022. It was adopted by voice vote on January 10, 2022. The resolution condemns November 1984 anti-Sikh violence in India as "genocide".

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