Melbourne (November 30, 2009): According to a press release sent by Sikh Federation of Australia on 29th November, 2009 it is learnt that SFA has conducted a signature campaign to seek clemency for Prof. Devinderpal Singh Bhullar, a victims of death penalty.
Ludhiana (November 29, 2009): The SikhSiyasat Network has launched its’ Punjabi News Website titled “Punjab News Network” (url: www.punjabnewsnetwork.com) today.
Amritsar (November 28, 2009): According to some media report SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar has declared that there is no move to ‘withdraw’ the Sikh Calendar known as Nanakshahi Calendar.
Amritsar (November 27, 2009): The Dal Khalsa has urged the Union government to act tough against those including the top brass of the BJP that has been held responsible by the Liberhan Commission for the demolition of Babri Masjid 17 years ago.
Fatehgarh Sahib (November 27, 2009): Students of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur Engineering College today singed in large numbers on petitions seeking clemency for six victims of death penalty who represent the extreme cases and are currently confined in various jails while awaiting execution of the sentence awarded to them years ago.
Hoshiarpur (November 26, 2009): The Dal Khalsa will be holding a Panthic assembly to do “postmortem” of SGPC’s performance at Gurdwara Guru Teg Bahadur, Jalandhar on Dec 3.
Fatehgarh Sahib (November 24, 2009): Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) has demanded re-probe of Chithisinghpura massacre in which 34 innocent Sikhs were killed on March 20, 2000.
Patiala (November 24, 2009): Terming it a failure of Indian State System to fulfill its’ responsibility to ensure justice to all its’ citizens, as is promised by the Constitution, the Sikh Students Federation took a serious note of exposure made by former J&K Chief Minister Farooq Abdullah that ‘vested interests had sabotaged the investigations of Chittisinghpura massacre’.
Ludhiana (November 24, 2009): On November 22, 2009 former Jammu and Kashmir CM Farooq Abdullah claimed on Sunday that some powers did not want the massacre of 34 Sikhs in Chattisinghpora in 2000 to be investigated
Ludhiana (November 22, 2009): A news reported by a prominent daily of India, The Hindu, says that on the eve of Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s arrival in the U.S., different advocacy, human rights groups, networks and Sikh organisations, have put up a coordinated campaign across North America and Europe to expose the denial of justice to the thousands of victims of the November 1984 anti-Sikh carnage.
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