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Harinder Singh (SikhRI) at 550th Parkash Gurpurab Samagam in Australian Federal Parliament

The Australian Sikh Council organised a Samagam to celebrate 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak ji at the Australian Federal Parliament on the 22nd October 2019. Sikh Siyasat News .

16 Nov 2019 5:00 pm
Baba Guru Nanak School Inaugurated in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa Province of Pakistan

The Khyber Pakhtunkhwa government on Friday inaugurated the Baba Guru Nanak School of Science, Technology, Education, Arts and Mathematics in Mahalla Jogan Shah in Dabgari locality on the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji. Sikh Siyasat News .

16 Nov 2019 4:44 pm
Sikh Commenters Response on Babri Masjid-Ram Mandir Ayodhya Verdict by Supreme Court of India [WATCH VIDEO]

A five judges bench of Supreme Court of India (SCI) on November 9, 2019 ordered that the disputed land in Ayodhya must be given to Hindus to construct Ram Temple. Listen to Sikh commenters' response. Sikh Siyasat News .

16 Nov 2019 10:54 am
On The Issue Of Release Of Sikh Political Prisoners Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur

Sikh Siyasat talked to Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur, who maintains the list of Sikh political prisoners, on this issue of release of Sikh political prisoners. This talk was recorded on November 13, 2019. Sikh Siyasat News .

16 Nov 2019 10:04 am
CBI Raids on Amnesty International Indias Office in Bengaluru

The Central Bureau of Investigation today conducted searches at the offices of Amnesty International India Private Limited and Indians for Amnesty International Trust in Bengaluru. Sikh Siyasat News .

15 Nov 2019 10:45 pm
Jagdish Gagneja Case: NIA Files Chargesheet in Mohali Special Court Against Jagtar Singh Johal and Others

The National Investigation Agency of India (NIA) on today submitted the chargesheet in RSS leader Gagdish Gagneja's murder case in a special NIA Court of Additional Sessions Judge N. S. Gill. Sikh Siyasat News .

15 Nov 2019 1:10 pm
AAP Demands Lifting of Passport Condition for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) senior leader and leader of opposition (LoP) Harpal Singh Cheema has demanded that the government should simplify the process of darshan-e-didar of Kartarpur Sahib, by lifting the mandatory passport condition. Sikh Siyasat News .

13 Nov 2019 4:33 pm
Message Issued by World Sikh Parliament (WSP) on 550th Parkash Gurpurab

The month of November 2019 marks the 550th birth anniversary of the founder of Sikhism, Sri Guru Nanak Saheb ji. Sikh Siyasat News .

13 Nov 2019 4:03 pm
Sikh Yatris Barred From Visiting Gurdwara Sahib in Haridwar (India)

The Uttarakhand police stopped a group (jattha) of over 140 Sikh pilgrims from Delhi who were on their way to Haridwar to visit Gyan Godhri Gurudwara at Har Ki Pauri on Saturday. Sikh Siyasat News .

11 Nov 2019 1:45 pm
Kartarpur Sahib Opening Ceremony: Dal Khalsa Praises Giani Harpreet Singh, Slams Amarinder Singh

Expressing their gratitude to the government of Pakistan and India for making the Kartarpur Corridor a reality, the Dal Khalsa said at inauguration ceremonies on both sides of Radcliffe, Gaini Harpreet Singh was at his best and Captain Amarinder Singh was at his worst. Sikh Siyasat News .

10 Nov 2019 7:17 pm
OGC to Host Lectures of Bhai Ajmer Singh and Dr. Jasjit Singh on 550th Parkash Gurpurab on Nov. 9 & 10

The Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) is hosting a series of lectures of different scholars and orators to mark the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji. In this series the OGC has announced to host lectures of Sikh political analyst and author Bhai Ajmer Singh and researcher Dr. Jasjir Singh for two days. Sikh Siyasat News .

8 Nov 2019 10:44 pm
2020 Sikh Referendum Android App Jitters Punjab CM; All You Need To Know About This App

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh has reacted sharply over the launch of an Android App titled 2020 Sikh Referendum. Sikh Siyasat News .

8 Nov 2019 10:08 pm
Shiv Sena-BJP Tussle in Maharashtra: Devendra Fadnavis Resigns As CM

mid the ongoing tussle between the BJP and the Shiv Sena over government formation in the state, Devendra Fadnavis on Friday resigned as chief minister. He submitted his resignation to Governor BS Koshyari at the Raj Bhawan in Mumbai. Sikh Siyasat News .

8 Nov 2019 5:09 pm
Punjab Government Declares Gazetted Holiday on November 11

Punjab Government has declared gazetted holiday in the state for November 11, 2019 in view of 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji on November 12. Sikh Siyasat News .

8 Nov 2019 4:08 pm
NIA Fails to File Reply on Discharge Plea of Jagtar Singh Johal; Seeks More Time

The National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India failed to file a reply in a Mohali based special NIA court on 4 November 2019. The agency urged the court to grant more time for filing reply to a discharge plea moved by the counsel/s of Jagtar Singh Johal and Dharminder Singh Gugni in Case number RC-24/2017/NIA/DLI. Sikh Siyasat News .

7 Nov 2019 12:57 pm
The Sikh Tradition of Gurmukhi Akharkari and Gurbani Writing: Interview with Mehtab Singh Sadhanwala

Mehtab Singh, a research scholar at Panjab University Chandigarh, is engaged in attempts to revive the Sikh tradition of Gurmukhi Akharkari and Gurbani Writing. For around past five years, he has been doing research, learning and practising Gurmukhi Akharkari and Gurbani Writing, and holding workshops to teach others. Sikh Siyasat News .

7 Nov 2019 10:26 am
Marking 35th Year of 1984 Sikh Genocide, Dal Khalsa to Hold Meet in Chandigarh on Nov 5

The Dal Khalsa with the active support of like-minded groups will hold convention on Nov 5 at Chandigarh to mark 35th year of 1984 Sikh genocide. Sikh Siyasat News .

2 Nov 2019 10:01 pm
India Denies Permission To East Punjab Government Delegation to Visit Pakistan

The Government of India (GoI) has denied political go ahead to the delegation of East Punjab Government for observing 550th Prakash Gurpurb in Pakistan. A release issued by the Government of East Punjab said that GoI's denial doesn't bodes well for the federal structure and is unconstitutional also. Sikh Siyasat News .

31 Oct 2019 9:53 am
Brampton to Name Street After Guru Nanak Ji on 550th Parkash Gurpurab

At its meeting on October 23rd, Brampton City Council unanimously passed a motion moved by Regional Councillor Gurpreet Singh Dhillon and City Councillor Harkirat Singh to rename the section of Peter Robertson Blvd between Dixie Road and Great Lakes Road to Guru Nanak Street or Guru Nanak Road, in honour of the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji. Sikh Siyasat News .

24 Oct 2019 8:59 am
Advocate Amar Singh Chahal on Indian States Policy of Impunity in Punjab

A number of human rights lawyers held a joint press conference on October 16, 2019 at Press Club Chandigarh to express their opposition to the Indian State's policy of impunity for Crimes Against Humanity committed by Indian Security forces in Punjab during 1980s-1990s. Sikh Siyasat News .

24 Oct 2019 8:23 am
ITBP Deputy Commander Levels Serious Charges of Sexual Abuse of Ladies in Indian Forces

A former deputy commander of Indo-Tibetan Border Police (ITBP) has levelled serious charges of sexual abuse of ladies in Indian forces. Sikh Siyasat News .

23 Oct 2019 8:35 pm
Much Awaited Kartarpur Sahib Corridor to Open on November 9

A corridor linking Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab with Gurdwara Darbar Sahib, Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district of East Punjab will open on November 9. Sikh Siyasat News .

23 Oct 2019 6:58 pm
Joint Hindu-Muslim Delegation Thanks Ro Khanna for Rejecting Hindutva

A joint delegation of Hindu and Muslim organizational leaders met with US Congressman Ro Khanna on October 21 to thank him for his recent statement rejecting the political ideology of Hindutva. Sikh Siyasat News .

23 Oct 2019 6:23 pm
World Sikh Organisation of Canada (WSO) Statement on Results of 43rd Canadian General Election

The World Sikh Organization of Canada offers congratulations to Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on being re-elected in Canada's 43rd general election. The Liberal Party of Canada will return to Parliament Hill with a minority government. Sikh Siyasat News .

23 Oct 2019 6:06 pm
Amidst Deadlock on GoI-Naga Talks, Nagaland CM Cancels Leaves; Issues Strict Orders to Cops, Bureaucrats to Stay on Duty

In wake of deadlock between Government of India and National Socialist Council of Nagaland (NSCN - IM) in political settlement talks, the government of Nagaland has reportedly cancelled all leaves of state cops and bureaucrats. Nagaland CM has issued orders to cops and bureaucrats to stay on duty. Sikh Siyasat News .

23 Oct 2019 2:31 pm
Trend of Making Movies on Sikh Gurus Whats Behind It and How to Tackle It? : Ajaypal Singh Brar

Samvad, a discussion forum, held a discussion on Personification of the Sikh Gurus in Films and Sikh Principles at Sangrur on 28 July, 2019. Sikh activist Sandeep Singh Teja, Ajaypal Singh Brar and Dr. Sewak Singh shared their views during this event. Sikh Siyasat News .

23 Oct 2019 8:34 am
Canada Elections: Trudeaus Liberal Party to Form Minority Government; NDPs Jagmeet Singh Emerges As King Maker

As the results for Canada's general elections were being declared today, it comes out that Liberals led by Justin Trudeau will return to power but will have to seek support of some other party to make legislations as Liberal party did not cross the majority mark. Sikh Siyasat News .

22 Oct 2019 8:35 pm
Why Sikhs Should Not Personify Guru Sahibs in Films or Animation Movies: Sandeep Singh Teja

Samvad, a discussion forum, held a discussion on Personification of the Sikh Gurus in Films and Sikh Principles at Sangrur on 28 July, 2019. Sikh activist Sandeep Singh Teja, Ajaypal Singh Brar and Dr. Sewak Singh shared their views during this event. Sikh Siyasat News .

22 Oct 2019 6:40 pm
Kartarpur Corridor: Punjab Govt. & SGPC Should Share $20 Fee of Yatris Who Couldnt Afford

Dal Khalsa has urged the Punjab government and the SGPC to equally share the financial burden of pilgrims who couldnt afford $20 fee proposed by Pakistan for visiting Gurdwara Darbar Sahib through Kartarpur Sahib corridor. Sikh Siyasat News .

22 Oct 2019 9:07 am
Akal Takht Sahib Prohibits Idols of Sikh Guru Sahib

In a written release issued by S. Jaspal Singh, personal assistant of SGPC appointed Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib Giani Harpreet Singh, it is said that the Akal Takht Sahib has prohibited the same of idols of Guru Sahibs. Sikh Siyasat News .

21 Oct 2019 7:33 pm
Indo-Naga Political Solution Without Naga Flag and Constitution Not To Be Conclusive: NSCN (IM)

A day after Indian media reports quoted Government of India's interlocutor for talks with Nagas saying that the GoI won't allow separate Naga flag and constitution, the NSCN (IM) president Q. Tuccu has reiterated that, the Indo-Naga political solution without Naga flag and constitution is not conclusive and that will create a room for future headache. Sikh Siyasat News .

20 Oct 2019 8:16 pm
First Time Ever in US History, the US Senate Session Starts with a Sikh Prayer: ASCC & SCCEC

The American Sikh Caucus Committee (ASCC) and Sikh Coordination Committee East Coast (SCCEC) said in a written statement that: [w]hen Giani Sukhvinder Singh of Philadelphia Sikh Society, Milbourn Gurdwara, stood next to Senator Patrick Toomey-President pro-term of Senate, to offer the 'Sikh Prayer' in US Senate Chamber, he was creating history. Sikh Siyasat News .

20 Oct 2019 5:37 pm
On Impunity in Punjab & Pardoning of Guilty Cops: Advo. Jaspal Singh Manjhpur [Video]

A number of human rights lawyers held a joint press conference on October 16, 2019 at Press Club Chandigarh to express their opposition to the Indian State's policy of impunity for Crimes Against Humanity committed by Indian Security forces in Punjab during 1980s-1990s. This press conference was addressed by senior lawyers and human rights activists. Sikh Siyasat News .

20 Oct 2019 4:44 pm
Human Rights Lawyers Oppose Impunity in Punjab; Condemn Release of Cops Guilty of Extra-Judicial Killings

Declaring that Punjab Government move to get police police officers convicted of fake encounters and extra-judicial killings released from jail as unlawful, arbitrary and unconstitutional, various human rights lawyers today held a joint press conference and condemned the move. Sikh Siyasat News .

20 Oct 2019 4:21 pm
Jagmeet Singhs Campaign Trail Strength has Silenced His Critics within the NDP

Heading into the 2019 election campaign, it seemed like the New Democrats couldn't catch a break. The party was struggling to raise funds and recruit candidates and was polling badly. Some speculated that the NDP might lose official party status. Sikh Siyasat News .

20 Oct 2019 2:01 pm
India-Naga Talks: Centre Says No Separate Flag or Constitution; Reports Say NSCN (I-M) May Be Left Out from Final Deal

Reports in Indian Media say that the Government of India was 'determined' to honourably conclude the talks with Nagas and final draft of deal was ready which could be sealed by the end of October. Sikh Siyasat News .

20 Oct 2019 11:00 am
Envoys and Embassy Officials of 90 Countries to Visit Darbar Sahib on October 23

Ambassadors and high-level officials of 90 embassies would visit the Darbar Sahib in Amritsar on October 22, the SGPC said in a media release. Sikh Siyasat News .

19 Oct 2019 10:35 pm
Ontarios Sikh Community Gearing up to Mark 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji

This year marks the 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji. To mark this momentous occasion, the Ontario Gurdwaras Committee (OGC) is hosting engaging events and activities across the province, in addition to the Gurpurab celebrations being held at Gurdwaras. Sikh Siyasat News .

19 Oct 2019 9:40 pm
Probe Properties of Radha Soami Beas and Other Deras in Punjab: KMO & PHRO

The Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) and Punjab Human Rights Organisation (PHRO) have demanded probe into properties held by Dera Radha Soami Beas and other deras in Punjab. Sikh Siyasat News .

19 Oct 2019 4:24 pm
Online Registration for Kartarpur Sahib Corridor To Begin from October 20

The registration for the first Jatha to Darbar Sahib, Kartarpur Sahib in Narowal district of West Punjab in Pakistan will begin from October 20 (Sunday). Sikh Siyasat News .

19 Oct 2019 9:42 am
The Sikh-Muslim School in the Punjab

It may not be inappropriate here to refer to a school of Nmculture in the Punjab that must be so called to distinguish it from the Sufis (the Sufis being the Hindu-Muslim School of thought), the Sikh-Muslim School. It is well-known that Baba Guru Nanak was well-beloved of both Hindus and Muslims. Sikh Siyasat News .

18 Oct 2019 10:33 am
Tamil Translation of Book About Sikh Struggle Released

People from all walks of life packed the Los Cerritos Community Centre in Fremont, CA on October 12 for the launch of the Tamil translation of Captivating the Simple-Hearted: A Struggle for Human Dignity in the Indian Subcontinent. Sikh Siyasat News .

18 Oct 2019 8:40 am
First Sikh Football Cup in Punjab From November 23

Global Sikh Sports Federation (GSSF) and Khalsa Football Club (Khalsa FC) has announced to hold first 'Sikh Football Cup' for Sikh players under FIFA rules from November 23 in all districts of Punjab. Sikh Siyasat News .

17 Oct 2019 4:49 pm
On Personality of Bhai Surinderpal Singh and His Contribution in Sikh Struggle: Bhai Mandhir Singh

Samvad organised Bhai Surinderpal Singh Memorial Lecture 2019 on October 2 at Punjabi Bhawan in Ludhiana. The topic of this year's lecture delivered by Prof. Kanwaljit Singh was Principle Aspects of the Sikh Politics. Sikh Siyasat News .

17 Oct 2019 3:16 pm
Key Resolutions Adopted During World Sikh Parliaments Derby Session

A press release issued Hardyal Singh and Manpreet Singh, both general secretaries of the WSP is being reproduced below, in verbatim, for the information of readers of the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN). Sikh Siyasat News .

17 Oct 2019 12:34 pm
Discussion on Sehje Racheo Khalsa at GNE Ludhiana on October 23

'Sabheyacharak Sath' is going to organise a discussion on 'Sehje Racheo Khalsa' on October 23, 2019 at Guru Nanak Engineering College in Ludhiana. The event, dedicated to 550th Parkash Gurpurab of Guru Nanak Ji, is being held with the support of Academic Forum of Sikh Students (AFSS) at College Auditorium. Sikh Siyasat News .

17 Oct 2019 11:16 am
Institute of Sikh Studies (IoSS) to Hold Seminar on Guru Nanaks Message for Humanity on Oct. 19

The Institute of Sikh Studies, Chandigarh is organising a Seminar on the theme Guru Nanak's message for humanity on 19th October 2019 (Saturday) at Kendri Sri Guru Singh Sabha Auditorium, Plot No. 1, Madhya Marg, Sector 28-A, Chandigarh from 10 AM to 5 PM. Sikh Siyasat News .

16 Oct 2019 9:54 pm
Human Rights Lawyers Oppose Indian States Policy of Impunity and Move to Release Guilty Punjab Cops

Declaring that Punjab Government move to get police police officers convicted of fake encounters and extra-judicial killings released from jail as unlawful, arbitrary and unconstitutional, various human rights lawyers today held a joint press conference and condemned the move. Sikh Siyasat News .

16 Oct 2019 8:10 pm
Interpol Red Corner Notice Against Harmeet Singh PhD and Others on Indias Request

Reports in Indian media maintain that the Interpol, acting on Indias request, has issued so-called red notices against six persons. These include Harmeet Singh alias PhD, Gurjinder Singh, Gurjit Singh Cheema, Gurpreet Singh; Jagdish Singh Bhura, and Gurmit Singh alias Bagga. Sikh Siyasat News .

15 Oct 2019 5:10 pm
Four Years After Saka Behbal Kalan, Two Separate Events Held by Sikh Groups

On the fourth anniversary of Saka Behbal Kalan, in which the Punjab police had killed two Sikhs and injured several others, two separate events brought forth the internal divisions between the Sikh groups. Sikh Siyasat News .

15 Oct 2019 4:59 pm