Ludhaina, Punjab (May 22, 2013): Punjabi lyricist and singer Raj Kakra’s new song Rihaiyan talks about Sikhs in Jails.
Amritsar, Punjab (May 8, 2013): Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple, will celebrate annually its Foundation Day, the day it was established by Guru Ram Dass, the 4th Sikh Guru, in 1577. This effort will be spearheaded by Eco Amritsar, a group formed by the Washington based EcoSikh.Amritsar, Punjab (May 8, 2013): Amritsar, the city of the Golden Temple, will celebrate annually its Foundation Day, the day it was established by Guru Ram Dass, the 4th Sikh Guru, in 1577. This effort will be spearheaded by Eco Amritsar, a group formed by the Washington based EcoSikh.
Chandigarh (April 25, 2013): According to certain media reports the Punjab and Haryana high court on April 25, 2013 ordered Punjabi rapper-cum-singer Honey Singh to present himself before the court on May 14, 2013 to respond to the allegations levelled against him for singing a song ‘Main Hoon Balatkari’ (I am a rapist).
Toronto, Canada (March 13, 2013): The Canadian Sikh Coalition (CSC) presents the Toronto screening of Bhaar – a film on the real life story of a young Sikh male who was subjected to torture by the Indian police. Through the eyes of one man’s experiences, this film provides insight into the complex political and social atmosphere of Punjab in the 1980s.
Jharkhand, Bihar (March 10, 2013): A Sikh body, All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) has approached Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh against an upcoming Hindi TV serial titled “Gurbani”.
Ambala, Haryana (February 28, 2013): According to recent media reports it appears that the opposition to vulgar songs and obscene videos is gaining momentum. This could bring more trouble for controversial singers who restore to vulgar songs and obscene videos for earning money.
Mumbai/ Ludhiana, India/ Punjab (February 23, 2013): According to media reports Bollywood Filmmaker Harry Baweja says his 3D animation film “Chaar Sahibzaade”, on Guru Gobind Singh and his sons, will also be released in foreign languages.
Patiala, Punjab (February 20, 2013): According to media reports: “[g]iving impetus to the public outcry against lewd suggestive songs, students of Punjabi University on Wednesday blacked out Punjabi singers known for spreading vulgarity, during the varsity’s annual fete”.
London, United Kingdom (February 19, 2013): The Panjab Digital Library (PDL) launched in the UK with a permanent installation at Europe’s largest Gurdwara, Sri Guru Singh Sabha Southall (SGSSS), celebrating the Sovereign Sikh spirit under the leadership of Banda Singh Bahadar and the resultant Khalsa Raj.
Jalandhar, Punjab (February 8, 2013): There are reports in media that Punjabi Rapper and film artiste Yo Yo Honey Singh, besides some others, has been warned and threatened by a some militant organization.
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