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Sikh body tells Badal to prove his “Panthic” credential before launching “morcha”

By Parmjeet Singh
Jalandhar,Punjab (July 24, 2014): Taking a dig at Parkash Singh Badal for claiming to be a Panthic leader, who is willing to make even sacrifice for Panthic cause, the Dal Khalsa said all through his life his practice has been just the opposite.
By Parmjeet Singh
New Delhi, India (July 23, 2014): India's Foreign Secretary Sujatha Singh will meet her Pakistani counterpart, Aizaz Ahmad Chaudhry, in Islamabad on August 25, 2014. An announcement in this regard came-out following a telephonic conversation of the two diplomats on July 22.
By Parmjeet Singh
The Harayna government on July 23, 2014 constituted an ad hoc Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandal Committee (HSGPC). The list of members of ad hoc Harayna Committee or the HSGPC include following 41 names.
Koblenz, Germany espionage case
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By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Koblenz, Germany (July 23, 2014): In the Koblenz, Germany espionage case, an accused man from India has been sentenced to a prison term of nine months because of secret service agent activities.
By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
'Parkash Singh Badal knows Sikh voters in Punjab in very large numbers rejected him and Congress in the recent Lok Sabha elections. To his surprise many voted for a party (AAP) that had little or no party structure, finances or history in Punjab and incredibly took 4 of the 13 seats from Faridkot, Fatehgarh Sahib, Patiala and Sangrur, defeating some heavyweights on both sides in the process.’ - Sikh Federation UK.
By Webmaster
Interview with Parkash Singh Badal about separate HSGPC issue  | read this item
What is the urgency for bringing in this law? The Haryana governor was pressured to give assent. I fail to understand why they were in such a tearing hurry… you see, in the 2011 SGPC elections, we (Shiromani Akali Dal-Badal) won all 11 seats in Haryana, primarily over the issue of a separate gurdwara body in that state.
By Webmaster
Haryana’s Sikhs were demanding a separate body for the last 15 years, maybe more. It was a Sikh leader, Harbans Singh Dachar, who started the movement. He used to meet me and other leaders. The whole community wants nothing more than to manage their guru-ghars. They were asking for their rights.
By Parmjeet Singh
Washington, US (July 24, 2014): A New York-based Sikh rights group, which had earlier campaigned against Congress leaders Sonia Gandhi and Manmohan Singh, has launched an online petition campaign urging President Barack Obama to cancel invitation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi for the 2002 communal riots in Gujarat.
By Parmjeet Singh
Brussels (July 23, 2014): The European Union (EU) has reportedly threatened Russia with harsher sanctions over Ukraine. The sanctions could inflict wider damage on its economy following the downing of a Malaysian airliner, but it delayed action for a few days.
By Parmjeet Singh
New Delhi, India (July 22, 2014): Indian judiciary's image hangs in air amids Press Council of India chairman and former Judge of Supreme Court of India (SCI) Justic Markandey exposing the extension given to "corrupt" Mardas High Court judge.
By Parmjeet Singh
Ludhiana, Punjab (July 23, 2014): As per information available with the Sikh Siyasat News (SSN), Sikh leader Bhai Daljit Singh, Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) Press Secretary Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur and three other Sikhs - namely Bhai Balbir Singh Bira, Bhai Palwinder Singh Shatrana, and Bhai Gurdeep Singh Raju were yesterday acquitted by the court of justice of Sh. Sukhdev Singh (Additional Sessions Judge Ludhiana) in a UAPA case.
By Parmjeet Singh
Kanwar Pal Singh Bittu addressing the gathering
Kanwar Pal Singh Bittu addressing the gathering  | read this item
Chowk Mehta, Amritsar (July 22, 2014):Expressing its deep concern over the build-up tension within the community on HSGPC issue, the Dal Khalsa has said internecine clash amongst Akalis and Haryana Sikhs would severely damage the interest and cause of the Sikh community.

Qaumi Masle (Episode 13) On Kanwar Sandu's series- Operation Blue Star - the Untold Story

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A file photo of anti-rape protest.
A file photo of anti-rape protest.  | read this item
Child sexual abuse (CSA) is one of the worst perils that India is facing today. The rape of a six-year-old child in school premises on July 17 in Bangalore is just an example which has thrown open a can of worms.
By Parmjeet Singh
Finally Parkash Singh Badal found a “suitable reason” to seat in Sukhbir as CM  | read this item
Chandigarh/ Punjab (July 24, 2014): Media reports suggest that Parkash Singh Badal, the Chief Minister of Punjab and “patron” of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), may resign as Chief Minister of the state after launch of “morcha” against formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwra Prabhandak Committee (HSGPC) on 27 July.
By Parmjeet Singh
Isreali Tank Gaza Strip
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New Delhi, India (July 24, 2014): The death toll in Gaza has crossed 700. Israeli tank fire before dawn on July 23 in which 16 people were in the Hamas-dominated coastal territory.
By Sikh Siyasat Bureau
Force-feeding of Muslim by Shiv Sena MP
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New Delhi, India (July 23, 2014): As per media reports a Member of Indian Parliament Rajan Vichare, belonging to Shiv Sena, who 'force-fed' a chapatti (bread) in the mouth of a fasting Muslim employee in New Maharashtra Sadan, has expressed "regret" over his action even as IRCTC, the Indian Railways subsidiary that was catering for the Sadan, has ordered a probe into the incident.