Amritsar, Punjab (December 29, 2011): Describing the move of the SAD (Badal) to allot ticket to the wife of former DGP as equally disturbing, the Dal Khalsa said there’s hardly any difference between Izhar Alam and Begum Farzana Alam as it is evident that the former will rule by proxy. Party spokesperson Kanwar Pal Singh [...]
Ludhiana, Punjab (December 29, 2011): Apprehending the distribution of intoxicants (drugs and liquor) by the contesting candidates or their supporters among the people during the Assembly elections in Punjab, a senior Supreme Court advocate, HS Phoolka launched a campaign under the banner of ‘Intoxicants-free Punjab’ here today. The intoxicants are reportedly distributed in the elections [...]
Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (December 26, 2011): The Three-day Shaheedi Sabha in the memory of two younger Sahibzadas Guru Gobind singh and his mother Mata Gujri ji began on December 26 at Fatehgarh Sahib.
Chandigarh, Punjab (December 23, 2011): Punjab had a bitter experience of manipulation of elections process during SGPC elections held on September 18, 2011. Thousands of legally ineligible persons voted during SGPC elections, and complaints to the relevant Election Commission and even Home Ministry of India was never entertained.
For religious minorities in the United States, the promise of religious freedom remains unfulfilled. Sikh Americans, in particular, continue to face relentless challenges in the post-9/11 environment. Worse still, American law affords inadequate protection to Sikhs against religious discrimination and, in some cases, reflects deep-seated stereotypes about American identity.
Amritsar (December 23, 2011): Describing the police crackdown as uncalled and unwarranted, the Sikh organizations today criticized the seizure of T-shirts on which photograph of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale along with Khalistani slogans were imbibed from Ludhiana city.
Ludhiana, Punjab (December 22, 2011): Punjab Police is reported to have seized T-shirts wearing photos of Sant Jarnail Singh Khalsa Bhindranwale.
A news reported by some sections of Indian media terms T-Shirts as “objectionable t-shirts used for the promotion of the cause of a banned militant outfit”, but it is not mentioned the name of the so-called banned outfit.
Chandigarh, Punjab (December 21, 2011): Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara seeks inquiry into the incident of his being attacked by office bearers of youth wing of All India Suraksha Smiti on November 11, 2011 in District Courts, Chandigarh. As per information posted by Advocate Navkiran Singh on his Facebook Wall Bhai Hawara has claimed that the [...]
Amritsar (December 21, 2011): The Dal Khalsa today slammed politicians including Captain Amrinder Singh and Sehajdhari Federation leader Paramjit Singh Ranoo for creating unnecessary confusion over the definition of Sehajdhari, mixing it with patits (apostates) for vested interests. Going further, the organization has clarified that apostates were not eligible to vote in the SGPC elections [...]
Jonathan Ashworth: To ask the Secretary of State for Foreign and Commonwealth Affairs what recent representations he has made to the Indian authorities on the case of Professor Darinderpal Singh Bhullar.
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