Bathinda (December 31, 2010): Yet another year has passed but the number of patients boarding from here the infamous “cancer train” to Bikaner in Rajasthan for the treatment of the disease has increased, as the Punjab Government has so far failed to take remedial steps.
Fatehgarh Sahib (December 27, 2010): Various Sikh bodies have condemned the conviction of Dr. Binayak Sen by Raipur Court. In a conference organized at Fatehgarh Sahib (Punjab) on December 27, Sikh bodies including Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani), Dal Khalsa, Sikh Students Federation, SAD (International), AISSF; Human Rights bodies like Lawyers of Human Rights International and Sikhs for Human Rights adopted a resolution, approved by the gathering, in this regards.
Fatehgarh Sahib (December 27, 2010): The Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) today paid homage to great Sikh martyrs; Sahibzada Zorawar Singh, Sahibzada Fateh Singh and Mata Gujri Ji, and called upon the Sikh nation to seek guidance from their sacrifice.
Jalandhar (December 25, 2010): Committing themselves to upholding respect for Punjabi in all walks of life, two year old youth body, Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP) resolved to launch a sustained campaign in 2011 to ensure implementation of Punjabi in government offices, private companies, multi-national companies, schools, colleges and universities in Punjab.
“I do not see the logic in this verdict,” human rights activist Dr. Binayak Sen told Tehelka after the Raipur sessions court sentenced him for life, creating ripples of outrage and shock across the country.
Jalandhar (December 24, 2010): With the aim of empowering and harnessing youth power for the welfare and growth of the Sikhs, a youth organization, Sikh Youth of Punjab (SYP), is organizing a Conference at Jalandhar on Dec 25.
LAST week marked the International Day for Human Rights, a theme that will continue throughout this weekend in Surrey at the third Global Sikh Civil Rights Conference organized by the United Sikhs organization.
Ludhiana (December 18, 2010): Commenting upon reports of widespread and systematic torture being practised by India’s armed forces upon Kashmiri People, the Sikh Students Federation has claimed that India had indulged itself in committing “Crimes against Humanity”, no only in Kashmir but upon other people also who oppose India’s imperialist policies and want to live with dignity.
Patiala (December 15, 2010): Taking a strong exception to the popularised view that the problem of compelling Sikhs to remove their turban for so-called security reasons exists in US, France or in foreign countries only; the SSF has maintained that the problem exists in India, and even in Punjab also. “Sikhs in India, and even in Punjab, are facing similar situation, where they are compelled to remove their turbans by police authorities” said Parmjeet Singh Gazi, National President of SSF.
Ludhiana (December 10, 2010): Following text is English translation of text of resolutions read by Bhai Harpal Singh Cheema, on behalf of Presidium that presided over the Seminar held at Punabi Bhawan Ludhiana by Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani):- After considering the views expressed by learned speakers, during this seminar on “Human Rights and Democracy [...]
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