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India has to be held accountable in Sikh’s death in Canada

Last week Justin Trudeau, the prime minister of Canada, told the country’s Parliament that his government had “credible reasons” to believe that agents of the Indian government may have killed a Sikh Canadian citizen, Hardeep Singh Nijjar, on Canadian soil.

Dharam Yudh Morcha : Historical and Contemporary Relevance – Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh in Delhi

A Sikh yudh groups organised a discussion of Dharam Yudh Morcha at Gurdwara Sahib, Subhash Nagar in Delhi on August 4, 2019. Speaking on this occasion Bhai Mandhir Singh briefly introduced the Anandpur Sahib Resolution that was drafted by Sirdar Kapur Singh and adopted by Shiromani Akali Dal. In his speech Bhai Mandhir Singh highlighted the Historical and Contemporary Relevance of Dharam Yudh Morcha.

Exemplary Self-Less Sewa: Provide Free Ride To Darbar Sahib In His E-Rickshaw

Surinder Singh, a rickshaw puller known for offering a free ride to devotees from the Amritsar railway station to the Darbar Sahib, now owns an e-rickshaw,

Initiative To Translate Japji Sahib Into Mandarin Lauded

As per the media reports the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) president Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar here on Monday lauded the efforts of 

The Great Leap of Faith: A Sikh Initiation Rite

Sikhs have a straightforward, but still very inspirational and practical initiation rite. The only problem is that in recent times, we seem to have forgotten its importance.

Gurbani impact programme held at Punjab University, Chandigarh

Chandigarh/ Punjab (May 14, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), a four-day ‘Gurbaani Impact Study Programme’ concluded at Panjab University ...

No political conferences at Talwandi Sabo on Vaisakhi; Jathedar, SGPC head urge people to shun drugs

Talwandi Sabo, Bathinda (April 15, 2014): Lakhs paid obeisance at Takht Damdama Sahib (Talwandi Sabo) on the eve of Khalsa Sajna Day (Vaisakhi). This time, Vaisakhi at Talwandi Sabo remained devoid of any political conferences in view of the restrictions imposed by the Election Commission of India (ECI).

Aljazeera features Guru Ram Das Langar (Darbar Sahib, Amritsar) ‘in Depth’

Amritsar, Punjab (November 18, 2013): In it’s recent “In-Depth – In-Pictures” feature, Alzajeera has featured Guru Ram Dass Langar at Darbar Sahib, Amritsar (known to western world as free kitchen of Golden Temple, Amritsar).

Bhai Amrik Singh Zakhmi

Kirtani Bhai Amrik Singh Zakhmi passed away; Sikh bodies express grief

Jalandhar, Punjab (November 11, 2013): According to a news reported by Sikh24, an online news portal, [w]orld renowned Kirtani, Bhai Amrik Singh Zakhmi passed away on November 10, 2013.

Guru Nanak Math (Kathmandu, Nepal)

Nepal govt. agrees to facilitate Parkash Gurpurb celebrations in historic Gurdwara at Kathmandu

Kathmandu, Nepal (November 6, 2013): According to media reports the Nepalese Government has agreed to celebrate the Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Nanak Ji at Guru Nanak Math, a more than 400-year-old Gurdwara in Kathmandu, on November 17, 2013. The Nepalese government has agreed to allow pilgrims from all over the world to take part in the Gurpurb celebrations.

Bhai Gurmej Singh awarded fellowship for transliterating Guru Granth Sahib in Braille script

Patiala, Punjab (October 18, 2013): It is learnt that the department of Gurmat Sangeet of Punjabi University, Patiala has awarded Bibi Jasbir Kaur Khalsa fellowship to Bhai Gurmej Singh, Hazoori Ragi of Darbar Sahib, for translating the entire Sri Guru Granth Sahib into Braille script.

Greetings on Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Ram Dass Ji

Amritsar, Punjab (October 09, 2013): Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) extends greetings on the Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Ram Dass Ji to all the readers/visitors.

A view of Nagar Kirtan on the occasion of Gurpurb of Guru Ramdas Ji (October 08, 2013)

Nagar Kirtan held at Amritsar on the occasion of Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Ram Dass Ji

Amritsar, Punjab (October 09, 2013): Sikh sangat in large numbers participated in a Nagar Kirtan held in the historic city of Amritsar on October 08 to mark the Parkash Gurpurb of Guru Ram Dass Ji. The Nagar Kirtan started from Sri Darbar Sahib complex and passed through various places.

Conference on Sri Guru Grant Sahib at Sikh Gurdwara San Jose on Sept 14

Conference on Sri Guru Grant Sahib at Sikh Gurdwara San Jose on Sept 14

San Jose (September 08, 2013): It is learnt that Sikh Gurdwara San Jose and Chardi Kalaa Foundation is going to hold 2nd annual conference on Sri Guru Granth Sahib from 9:00 AM to 5:00 PM Saturday, September 14, 2013.

Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Ji: Shabad ton Shahadat Takk – Speech of Sikh Scholar S. Ajmer Singh

New Delhi, India (June 03, 2013): This is video recording of speech of Sikh Scholar and Historian Sirdar Ajmer Singh on "Martyrdom of Guru Arjan Dev Ji - Shabad ton Shahadat Takk". This speech was delivered during a program held by the Sikh Youth Forum on June 29, 2013 at Gurdwara Singh Sabha, Mukharjee Nanar, Delhi.

Sikhpoint announces new magazine focusing on Sikh life-style

Orange County, CA (June 19, 2013): According to a press release by the Jessi Kaur, Editor of the Sikhpoint, a newly revamped website focusing on Sikh lifestyle was launched on June 14, 2013.

Rochester Gurdwara Kirpan Ban lifted; Judge acknowledges the authority of Akal Takht over global Sikh Issues

It is important to note that while lifting the complete ban on Kirpan at Gurdwara of Rochester, Judge Rosenbaum referred to Sri Akal Takht Sahib as the supreme Sikh authority and acknowledged its influence over Sikh affairs around the globe.

International film maker Meera Dewan produced documentary on “Langar”

Khadoor Sahib, Punjab (May 17, 2013): According to a press release by PRO Nishan-e-Sikhi: "after dedicating many documentaries to society disseminating positive messages before it, the international award winning film maker Meera Dewan now came with her new production piece “Gur Prasad; The Grace of Food”, an interesting and introductory documentary of 58 minutes on India’s tradition of food sharing (called ‘Langer’ in Sikh tradition) basically made for Film division of ministry of information and broadcasting, Government of India".

Prof. Bhullar’s issue remained in focus during Khalsa Sajna Nagar Kirtan in Toronto

Toronto, Canada (May 07, 2013): It is learnt that more than eighty thousand Sikhs participated in Khalsa Sajna Nagar Kirtan that was held on May 05, 2013 in Toronto, Canada. The Nagar Kirtan started from Gurudwara Singh Sabha, Melton and concluded at Sikh Spiritual Centre, Rexdale.

Caste discrimination set to become unlawful in the United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom (April 23, 2013): It is learnt that on April 23, 2013 the UK became the first European country to pass legislation on caste discrimination. Many including all Sikh organisations agree caste discrimination is ‘unacceptable and must not be tolerated’ as stated by the Government Minister.

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