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Racial abuse of Sikh boy in US

DSGMC condemns racial abuse of Sikh student in Georgia (US)

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) today strongly condemned the incident of racial abuse of a Sikh boy in Georgia recently of which the video recording has gone viral over the social networking sites. A press release by DSGMC says the Sikh boy identified as Harsukh Singh was called "terrorist" by a group of school students.

Sikh bodies to hold Vangaar March from Faridkot today; 3 more marches announced

Sikh organization and a Punjabi vernacular 'Rozana Pehredar' has announced to hold four 'Vangaar Marches' to raise mass support in favour of Bapu Surat Singh, who is on fast-unto death from January 16. He is demanding release of Sikh political prisoners who have already completed minimum mandatory terms of their sentences.

SikhNet launches animation/cartoon short film Kaur

KAUR was funded to a large extent by an anonymous donor who made a contribution to SikhNet after reading a blog post written by SikhNet’s CTO and Founder, Gurumustuk Singh Khalsa, about his daughter.

Delhi protest by Sikh organizations postponed to March 9; Police crackdown continues

Punjab police has come down heavily against the Sikh activists supporting hunger strike of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa. The police has reportedly arrested a number of Sikh activists while others have gone underground to avoid arrests. Meanwhile Sikh organizations have postponed March 3 protest at Jantar Mantar to March 9.

Family members not allowed to meet Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa; Update from Bibi Sarvinder Kaur

Bibi Sarvinder Kaur, daughter of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa, today said that no one from the family is being allowed to meet him. "The police has put our father under arrest and he is being kept at Civil Hospital in Ludhiana. The police is not allowing any one to meet him", said Bibi Sarvinder Kaur.

Satinder Singh talks to BBC Midlands Today about The Black Prince Movie [Courtesy: A still from BBC Midlands Today video]

The story of the last Sikh Maharaja is being chronicled in a film | News report by BBC Midlands Today

BBC Midlands today covered a story about "The Black Prince", an upcoming Hollywood movie based on life-story of Maharaja Duleep Singh.

USA: Video showing classmates calling Sikh boy a ‘terrorist’ goes viral

A Sikh students reportedly captured a video in school bus when other students were bullying him. The video was reportedly recorded by Harsukh Singh, a Sikh student in the US state of Georgia. The video went viral after it was uploaded on video-sharing website YouTube.

US Sikh boy bullied in School Bus, called terrorist by fellow students [Video]

A young Sikh boy in the US was bullying by his schoolmates who called him “terrorist”.

Rajwant Singh (L) and Manjit Singh GK (R)

DSMGC announces contribution towards Campaign for Sikh Identity in USA

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has announced a contribution of $10,000 towards an awareness campaign to educate Americans about Sikhism and Sikh Identity. DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK and General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa appeared with Dr. Rajwant Singh, Chairman of the Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE) and Senior Advisor to the Washington based National Sikh Campaign, in New Delhi in a press meet and endorsed an American Sikh plan to reach out to millions of fellow Americans.

H.S. Phoolka Vs. Jagdish Tytler: Delhi court frames charges against Tytler under defamation law

The court of Gaurav Rao, ACMM, Patiala House, New Delhi, today framed charges against Congress leader and Sikh genocide 1984 accused Jagdish Tytler under section 499/500 Indian Penal Code (IPC) for the defamatory statements made by him against senior lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party leader Advocate Harvinder Singh Phoolka during the LIVE telecast of a program titled “Khabro-ki-khabar” and “X-Factor” on NDTV channel.

HSGMC (ad hoc) leader with Harayna CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda [File Photo]

Haryana Gurdwara Act is ultra vires, MHA tells Supreme Court

The Ministry of Home Affairs of India has reportedly gave a submission before the Supreme Court of India that the Haryana Gurdwara law commanding formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee should be annulled.

Dal Khalsa on Police crackdown on Sikh activists: State suppressing democratic protest undemocratically

Dal Khalsa today came down heavily on Punjab government for crackdown on members of Committee for the release of political prisoners for lending support to the cause of Bapu Surat Singh, who is on fast unto death since Jan 16 seeking the release of prisoners who have completed their prison term.

S. Ajmer Singh on Delhi elections result, Aam Aadmi Party and AAP & the Sikhs


Aam Aadmi Party Ludhiana stages protest

Govt. destroying the environment & grabbing prime land in the name of providing test tracks: Aam Aadmi Party

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) Ludhiana today staged a protest against the proposed plan to axe 600 trees to make way for a Test Centre Track at SCD Government College Ludhiana.

‘Attempts to remove Arvind Kejriwal,’ says AAP, facing split in party, media reports

Media reports say that there is serious rift with in the Aam Aadmi Party. Arvind Kejriwal's Aam Aadmi Party will meet on Wednesday for a decision that could presage the first big split in the party.

Dal Khalsa on Police crackdown on Sikh activists: State suppressing democratic protest undemocratically

Dal Khalsa today came down heavily on Punjab government for crackdown on members of Committee for the release of political prisoners for lending support to the cause of Bapu Surat Singh, who is on fast unto death since Jan 16 seeking the release of prisoners who have completed their prison term.

Sukhpal Khaira may join Aam Aadmi Party, media reports

There are reports in media that Pradesh Congress spokesperson and former Bholath MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira might join the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP). A The Tribune (TT) news report maintains that Sukhpal Khaira was seriously considering joining the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP).

India: Islamic State banned under Unlawful Activities Prevention Act

Indian government today declared it's banned the Islamic State (IS) and all its manifestations saying the organisation is recruiting "vulnerable youth" from India, posing a major security threat when such youths return to India.

Sukhpal Khaira (L) and Bhagwant Mann (R) [File Photo]

Bhagwant Mann, Dr. Gandhi, Sadhu Singh to block entry of Sukhpal Khaira in Aam Aadmi Party

Punjab Congress leader and former Bholath MLA Sukhpal Khaira's willingness to join Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has created negative currents in AAP's Punjab ranks. There are reports that three of AAP's four Punjab MPs are opposed to Sukhpal Khaira's entry in the AAP.

India to retain draconian AFSPA; Govt. says notorious law protests forces for ‘harassment’

Indian state has declared that controversial Armed Forces Special Powers Act, AFSPA will remain in force despite so much protest against it in the Northeast and Kashmir. AFSPA grants special powers to Indian security forces in Northeast and Kashmir and it is infamous for being a source of blatant human rights violations and impunity.

AAP crisis: Copy of Prashant Bhushan’s letter to Aam Aadmi Party’s Executive

The rift in Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has once again come out in the open. After senior party member Admiral Ramdas's explosive letter, AAP co-founder and senior lawyer Prashant Bhushan has shot off a letter to the National Executive of the party expressing his anguish over the growing divide and trust deficit in the party.

AAP activists take part in a roadshow in Mohali on Saturday

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) activists hit Mohali-Kharar road to contact masses

Mohali, Punjab: Blowing the horn for 2017 state assembly elections, the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP), organised its special mass contact programme under the banner of ‘Haal Punjab Da, Dard Punjab Da’, at Mohali on Feb. 28.

United Akali Dal (UAD) chief Mohkam Singh arrested; More arrests likely

The Ludhiana police yesterday arrested United Akali Dal (UAD) chief Bhai Mohkam Singh under preventive detention clauses (Sections 107/151) of the Code of Criminal Procedure. He was kept at a local police station till late evening. His family members tired to secure bail for him but could not succeed.

S. Dhian Singh Mand and others

Mann Dal gears up for Dhuri bypolls; List of 4 ticket asparants sent to party high command

Shiromani Akali Dal Amrtisar (Mann) led by former MP S. Simran Jeet Singh Mann has announced to contest Dhuri bypoll. Party leaders, including district presidents, held a meeting at Sangrur on February 23. The meeting was presided over by former MP and party vice president Dhian Singh Mand.

AAP government cuts power tariff by 50% for small users; Promises 20K litres free water per month

AAP leader and Delhi Dy-CM Manish Sisodia also announced that the AAP government will waive off water and sewer charges for families using 20,000 litres of water.