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Punjab Govt To Lift Ban On Student Elections In State’s Universities, Says Amarinder Singh

As per the media reports the state chief minister Amarinder Singh on Tuesday announced that student union elections will begin in universities and colleges from the next academic year.

News about Sikh Students Federation’s involvement in Dera followers’ killings is Fake: AISSF

A news about Sikh Students Federation having owned responsibility for killing of two dera premis in Ludhiana district was published by some online media outlets on Monday afternoon.

Jal Bin Sakh Kumlavati – A Booklet on Punjab Water Crisis & River Water Issue

Jal Bin Sakh Kumlavati is a booklet published by Sikh Students Federation in July 2008 on Punjab Water Crisis, Punjab River Waters and Satluj Yamuna Link SYL Issue.

Personification of Sikh Gurus through human actor or depiction through Animation, portraits or computer graphics is equally prohibited

Makers of the Nanak Shah Fakir movie are taking a plea that they did not violate Sikh tenets as Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Ji was depicted in Nanak Shah Fakir movie through computer graphics and no human actor has played the role of Guru Nanak ji in this movie.

Justice denied – Events of Saka Nakodar (4 Feb. 1986) tell the tales of impunity in Punjab

Nakodar, Punjab (February 04, 2014): Twenty-eight year ago on this day four innocent Sikh young men were murdered by Punjab police while they were peacefully protesting against the desecration of Shri Guru Granth Sahib.

Punjabi University Students protested against suspected execution of Prof. Bhullar

Patiala, Punjab (April 24, 2013): It is learnt that students of Punjabi University Patiala held a protest march in the University campus on April 23, 2013 to oppose the suspected execution of Sikh political prisoner Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. Prof. Bhullar is facing imminent threat of execution in India as the Supreme Court of India had cleared his execution on April 12, 2013.

(L to R) S. Rajwinder Singh Rahi, Dr. Darshan Singh Tatla, S. Ajmer Singh during a Seminar on Gadhar Movement at Kalaa Bhawan, Punjabi University, Patiala on April 04, 2013

Seminar Report: Historians did not do justice with the Gahdar Movement

Patiala, Punjab (April 07, 2013): Gadhar Movement was one of the historic movements of early twentieth century. It was started by Indian migrants in America and Canada with a view to oust the British imperial power from India and attain the freedom. More than ninety percent participants to this movement were the Sikhs of Punjab.

Observing the century of Gadhar Movement – Punjabi varsity students to hold seminar on April 04

Patiala, Punjab (April 02, 2013): Gadhar Movement was one of the major movement against the British rule in India and this year marks the century of formation of the Gadhar party. Students of Punjabi University, under the banner of Sikh Students Federation (SSF), have decided to observe the century celebrations of Gadhar Party by holding a Seminar on April 05 at Aujla Auditorium in Punjabi University, Patiala.

Canadian Sikh politician S. Jagmeet Singh (NDP) visited Punjabi University, Patiala

Patiala, Punjab (February 03, 2013): A Canadian Sikh politician S. Jagmeet Singh visited Punjabi University, Patiala on January 31, 2013 to address a gathering of university students at “Students Home”. S. Jagmeet Singh is Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) representing Bramalea Gore Malton, Ontario, Canada.

Punjabi University, Patiala - Candle Light Vigil by Sikh Students Federation on November 05, 2012 in the memory of Victims of Sikh Genocide 1984

SSF & Punjabi University students held candle light vigil to remember victims of Sikh Genocide 1984

[...] This peninsula, called India, is home for various ethnic, cultural, linguistic, religious, tribal and national entities and forcible absorption of all under the grab 'Indian nationalism', which is a veil adopted by the Hindutva ideology is the cause of all conflicts [...]

Political, social and Human rights orgs jointly condemned arrest of Sikh Leaders under UAPA

Jalandhar/Punjab (September 24, 2012): Various Social, Political, Religious and Human Rights Organizations of Punjab have jointly condemned the arrest of Sikh leaders Bhai Kulbir Singh Barapind (President of Akali Dal Panch Pardhani) and Bhai Daljit Singh Bittu (Former President of ADPP). Both leaders were arrested by Punjab police for waging war against the Indian state and notorious “Unlawful Activities (P) Act” was also lashed against them besides various other laws.

India: Idea of centralizing water resources unveils ominous desire of Center to encroach over states’ rights & people’s resources

Patiala (July 14, 2012): The Sikh Students Federation today strongly criticized Indian Water Resources Minister Pawan Bansal’s statement suggesting centralization of water resources. SSF is of the view that Mr. Pawan Bansal, in clear terms, has advocated for Centre’s encroachment over States’ right to utilize their natural resource of water by amending the constitution to take away water & related matters from States’ list and transfer them to concurrent list.

Decoding Kuldip Nayar’s recent article opposing Sikh memorial for Saka June 1984 – Talkshow: Qaumi Masle [Ep.4]

Ludhiana, Punjab (July 08, 2012): Sikh Siyasat Multimedia has released latest episode of talk-show “Qaumi Masle” today. This fortnightly talk-show focuses on vital/current issues concerning the ...

Thapar University quashed Punjab students quota; SYP and students bodies oppose the move

atiala/Amritsar, Punjab (April 21, 2012): Raising its voice against Thapar University (TU)  for abolishing the Punjab quota, the ‘Sikh Youth of Punjab’ (SYP) on  Friday slammed TU and said that this decision of the university was  biased and contrary to the ‘son of the soil’ theory. In a statement here today, youth body’s chief Ranbir Singh and spokesperson Prabhjot Singh said, "The University is located on land belonging to Punjab. The management, under no pretext, can refuse to give quota to the sons of the soil."

Dr. Sewak Singh to tell students importance of mother language

Malout, Punjab (February 26, 2012): International Mother Language Day is observed on 21 February every year. As per information posted on website of the Sikh Students Federation (SSF), Guru Teg Bahadur Group of Colleges, Chhapianwali, Malout unit of SSF will be organizing a special lecture of Dr. Sewak Singh on 27 February, 2012 to mark the day which signifies the importance of mother language.

Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee

SGPC, SSF oppose Jay Leno’s remark

Amritsar, Punjab (January 23, 2012): Shiromani Gurudwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) spokesperson Kiranjit Kaur, on behalf of SGPC, has objected to Jay Leno's remark about Darbar Sahib, Amritsar.

UNHRC’s decision in France turban case widely applauded world-over

Ludhiana, Punjab (January 13, 2012): Yesterday's decision of United Nations Human Rights Committee uplifting Dastar/Turban ban in France is widely welcomed by various Human rights activists, Sikh organizations, lawyers and rights bodies. Sikh Siyasat Network was able to collects comments of various prominent persons on this matter.

Seizure of T-shirts: Sikh bodies criticize police crackdown

Amritsar (December 23, 2011): Describing the police crackdown as uncalled and unwarranted, the Sikh organizations today criticized the seizure of T-shirts on which photograph of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale along with Khalistani slogans were imbibed from Ludhiana city.

British Government continue to raise concern for Professor DPS Bhullar

London, England (December 19, 2011): British Government continue to feel concerned about the plight of Professor Devender Pal Singh Bhullar, who is facing execution threat in India. In reply to question raised by Jonathan Ashworth, MP from Leicester South, the Minister of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs Mr Jermery Browne said, on December 19, that he had "written to the Indian high commissioner, most recently on 7 November, reiterating the UK Government's strong opposition to the death penalty and urging the Indian authorities not to break their seven-year de facto moratorium on the death penalty".

UK Sikh Lobby: Denial of Justice to 1984 Victims, death sentence of Prof. Bhullar and detention of Daljit Singh Bittu figured as major issues related to India

London, England (December 13, 2011): Around one hundred and fifty Sikh representatives from across the United Kingdom took part in a lobby at the UK Parliament organised by the Sikh Federation (UK). Several human rights issues were raised at the lobby, which lasted for two hours, including the case of Professor Davinderpal Singh Bhullar and the continued detention of (Bhai) Daljit Singh Bittu, chairman of Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) since August 2009 and the denial of justice for the Sikh Genocide 1984.

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