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JAR­NAIL SINGH (1973-2021) — The Man Who Threw A Shoe At In­jus­tice

S P Singh is a se­nior jour­nal­ist who knows where the shoe pinches but has­n’t mus­tered up enough courage to hurl one at so many ...

Improved Version of Free Punjabi Font Converter Released by Sikh Siyasat

Sikh Siyasat has been contributing for the promotion of Punjabi language by various means. One of the free services offered by the Sikh Siyasat for promotion of Punjabi language is online Punjabi font converter.

Accept Your Govt’s Failures In Sacrilege related Cases, Sack Inefficient AG: Sikh Bodies Tell Punjab CM

Raising the pitch against the denial of justice, the Sikh groups along with aggrieved family members register their protest against P& H High Court quashing the SIT report on Kotkapura incident.

Four Sikhs Among 8 Killed in Indianapolis (USA) Shootout

At least four Sikhs have been killed in a mass shooting at a FedEx company facility in Indianapolis by a 19-year-old former employee, according to the Sikh Coalition.

U.S Congressman from Connecticut Condemns Violence of India on Farmers

US Congressman Joe Courtney has said that "excessive response" to farmers protest in India by the government of India was "worth of condemnation". While responding to concerns raised by Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, directory of Sikh Art Gallery, Joe Courteny said: "protests by many within India’s agricultural community have drawn worldwide attention after India’s Parliament enacted major legislation last November that sought to bring structural change to the country’s agricultural sector. In the time since, mass protests have ensued out of concern that the new law allows for an exploitation of farmers within the industry by larger firms, and that there was an overall lack of consensus built before the new law was enacted".

An Analysis of West Bengal Elections

Ideally, in a democracy, the elections should be contested on the basis of political, economic and cultural policies aimed at welfare of the society. But ...

Neither Trail Nor Bail for Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in 15 Years Old Case

"Bail not jail" is a general rule for an under trial, the Indian Supreme Court declared time and again but a Punjab and Haryana High Court judge was not bothered about it while rejecting bail application of Bhai Jagtar Singh Hawara in a 15 years old case. The judge also ignored the fact that even the trail is also not taking place in that case.

Bargari Sacrilege Issue, Panthic Organisations and Political Parties Join Hands

Upping the ante against Punjab and Haryana High Court decision on Kotkapura firing incident, the Sikh bodies led by former Akal Takhat Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh today announced to burn the copies of the judgement terming it political, biased and flawed.

Indian-origin man arrested for attacks on Sikhs in Australia

An Indian-origin youth has been arrested for a series of attacks on Sikhs which are suspected to be hate crimes. Asutalian media has identified the man as 24-year-old Vishal Jood.

Deep Sidhu Re-Arrested in Another Case After Bail

Actor turned activist Deep Sidhu was granted bail by a Delhi court today. He was arrested by Delhi police special cell in a case registered in relation to an incident at Red Fort during Kisan Parade of 26 January.

The Story of Bhai Lal Singh’s 28 Years Long Jail Life (Speech of Bhai Mandhir Singh)

Bhai Lal Singh spent 28 years of life behind the bars. He was jailed by Indian authorities for his contribution towards the Sikh struggle for freedom. He was arrested in 1992 and was sentenced to imprisonment for life in 1997. He was granted permanent release in 2020.

Sikh Federation (UK) Terms Report of Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities As Disappointing and Whitewash

Bhai Amrik Singh, the Chair of the Sikh Federation (UK) said “The Commission on Race and Ethnic Disparities 264-page report published today is hugely disappointing and a whitewash.”




Politics

Deep Sidhu Re-Arrested in Another Case After Bail

Actor turned activist Deep Sidhu was granted bail by a Delhi court today. He was arrested by Delhi police special cell in a case registered in relation to an incident at Red Fort during Kisan Parade of 26 January.

UK Parliament to Debate on Farmers Protest on March 8

UK Parliament is set to debate on ongoing Farmers Protest in India. The debate will be held in House of Commons on March 8 at 4:30 pm (UK Time).

Disha Ravi Breaks Down in Court; Says She Only Edited two Lines in Farmers Protest Toolkit

"I did not make a Toolkit. We wanted to support the farmers. I edited two lines on February 3," Disha Ravi told the Delhi court where she was produced earlier today. The court has sent her to police custody for five days for further questioning.

AULReP Stands in Solidarity with Kisaans (Farmers) and Workers in Punjab and India

Alberta Union of Labour Relations Professionals (AULReP) firmly express its solidarity with the over 250 million kisaans (farmers) and workers who have been on strike and have taken various peaceful actions in India against the Government of India's capitalist reforms. AULReP also firmly condemns the violent repression of kisaans, workers, and trade unionists in India by the Indian government and its armed forces.

Canadian Union of Postal Workers Support Indian Farmers Fight Against Draconian Laws

Farmers in India are rising to protest three new laws adopted in their country that have important ramifications for the average Indian farmer. Essentially, this set of bills eases restrictions on corporate interests like those of Monsanto and penalizes millions of small independent farmers in the process. 

Unable to Arrest Lakha Sidhana, Police Targets His Cousin Brother Mundi Sidhana

Gurbir Singh alias Mundi Sidhana is cousin brother of Lakhbir Singh alias Lakha Sidhiana. He could barely walk now, that too with the help of two persons. He was allegedly picked up by Delhi police from Patiala and was tortured badly in illegal police custody.

U.S Congressman from Connecticut Condemns Violence of India on Farmers

US Congressman Joe Courtney has said that "excessive response" to farmers protest in India by the government of India was "worth of condemnation". While responding to concerns raised by Swaranjit Singh Khalsa, directory of Sikh Art Gallery, Joe Courteny said: "protests by many within India’s agricultural community have drawn worldwide attention after India’s Parliament enacted major legislation last November that sought to bring structural change to the country’s agricultural sector. In the time since, mass protests have ensued out of concern that the new law allows for an exploitation of farmers within the industry by larger firms, and that there was an overall lack of consensus built before the new law was enacted".

Attack on Rakesh Tikait in Rajasthan’s Alwar; Car Damaged; BJP Blamed

Farm leader Rakesh Tikait's convoy was reportedly attacked in Rajasthan's Alwar today. The attack on his convoy shattered the windows of Rakesh Tikait's car.

Join Statement on Internal Issues Concerning the Farmers Struggle

It is satisfying and comforting to know that the Kisan Ekta Morcha leadership of has shown intent to set at rest the indications given about sidelining of Gurnam Singh Charuni -the leader of the Bharatiya Kisan Union Haryana Charuni group. This has become possible as a result of the awareness and alertness of internal platforms of this moveme

Bhupinder Singh Mann Recuses from 4-Member Committee Constituted by SC

In a significant development, Bhupinder Singh Mann- member of a committee appointed by Supreme Court of India to advise it on contentious new farm laws, has recused himself from the committee. In a statement issued to

US Lawmakers, Experts Express Solidarity with Farmers’ Protests in India

The members of United states congress and international legal and human rights experts have urged India to uphold the right of peaceful protest and engage with protesting farmers productively following the norms of democracy.

Farmers in India and the Fundamental Right to Protest: International Human Rights Day 2020

Weeks of protests by farmers from Punjab and Haryana intensified against three controversial farming laws which abolish Minimum Support Pricing (MSP) for farmers, led to a call for protestors to make their way to the national capital Delhi. On the 8th of December the protests had spread with farmers across India leading a country wide strike and shut down (band). Many of these poor and marginalised farmers, battled against the onset of winter amidst a world-wide pandemic travelling the 500km by foot, on tractors, scooters and other vehicles.