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Implementation of Punjab Official Language Act Would Generate Employment for Punjabi Youth

South Asian Language and Culture Centre held a discussion on "Punjab's Language Policy: Present Situation and Direction". The discussion was held on 30 October 2021 at People's Convention Centre, Sector 36B, Chandigarh.

November 1984 Sikh Genocide in India: How and Why It Should Be Remembered and Recognised?

Students of Guru Nanak Dev University, Sri Amritsar held a remembrance event on 37th anniversary of November 1984 Sikh Genocide. The event organised by students organisation "Sath" was held at university campus based Gurdwara Sahib on 8 November, 2020. Sikh Siyasat editor Parmjeet Singh Gazi addressed students during this event.

Pro-Hindi Constitutional Provisions, Central Act & Language Policy is causing Linguistic Inequality

South Asian Language and Culture Centre held a discussion on "Punjab's Language Policy: Present Situation and Direction". The discussion was held on 30 October 2021 at People's Convention Centre, Sector 36B, Chandigarh.

How Pro-Hindi Language Policy of India is Adversely Affecting Other Languages

South Asian Language and Culture Centre held a discussion on "Punjab's Language Policy: Present Situation and Direction". This is video recording of speech by Dr. Sikandar Singh.

New Book Tracks the Footprints of the 1984 Sikh Genocide Across India

A new book titled “Sikh Nasalkushi 1984” (Sikh Genocide 1984) tracks the footprints of genocidal violence against Sikhs across India during 1984. Sikhs were subjected to genocidal violence and massacres across India after the execution of the then Indian prime minister Indira Gandhi on 31 October 1984.

What Pentagon’s New Report Says About China-India Border Standoff?

Two days back the Office of the Secretary of Defense, USA released a report titled “Military and Security Developments Involving the People’s Republic of China – 2021”. The report covers a wide range of topics related to military and security development involving the People's Republic of China.

Why Issues of Various Nationalities Turned Complex in India? Why Coordination Nations is Important?

A Tamil nationalist party Naam Tamilar Katchi organised an event to mark martyrdom anniversary of Thiru Sankaralinganar who had fasted untill death demanding renaming of Madras presidency as Tamil Nadu. People of various struggling nationalities and historical polities-

Guru Ramdas Ji

Ramdas had selected a solitary place shaded by Acacia trees, part of the gift of land made by the Emperor Akbar, and at the bidding of Amardas, had laid there the foundation of a new colony of disciples.

One Caught, Executed By Nihangs While Attempting to Commit Beadbi at Singhu Border

Reports are eminating from Singhu Border Farmers Protest that a person was caught by Nihang Singhs while he was trying to commit Beadbi of Guru Sahib. He reportedly confessed before Nihang Singhs that he was told by some elements to do so and he was to be paid by them.

Extradition Proceedings Against 3 West Midland Sikh Activists Dropped in UK

Extradition proceedings against three West Midland based Sikh activists in UK were dropped today. Indian government was seeking their extradition alleging that they were linked with some incidents of offences committed in India. During today’s proceedings at West Minister Magistrate’s Court the Crown Prosecution Services dropped extradition proceedings against trio.

The Image of Sikh Struggle Cannot Be Blurred With Accusations : Bhai Mandhir Singh at Dallewal

An annual Shahaeedi Samagam in the memory of Shaheed Bhai Satpal Singh Dallewal was held on 14 September 2021. Speaking during the samagam Bhai Mandhir Singh (Panth Sewak Jatha Doaba) said that the image Sikh struggle cannot be blurred with accusations.

Culprit of Beadbi at Takht Kesgarh Sahib is Linked with Dera Sauda Sirsa

A person was apprehended by sewadars at Takht Kesgarh Sahib in Anandpur Sahib after he smoke and threw biri/cigarette bud inside the Takht Sahib. The culprit who was identified as Paramjit Singh of Mohalla Maharaj Nagar of Ludhiana was handed over to the police. Police have registered FIR No. 122 (PS Anandpur Sahib) under section 295A of Indian Penal Code (IPC).

Sikh Viewpoint on Peace Talks Between Naga Nation and Indian State

Naga People's Movement For Human Rights (NPMHR) held a conference at Delhi on 4 September 2021. Sharing concerns of the organisers about the ongoing talks between representatives of Naga nation and the Indian state, and expressing solidarity with Naga people and their struggle, Parmjeet Singh (editor, Sikh Siaysat) said that as Sikhs, we were duty bound to stand with the Naga nation.

The Untold Secret of Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra’s Martyrdom

Human Rights defender Shaheed Jaswant Singh Khalra was illegally arrested by Punjab police from his Amritsar based residence on 6 September 1995. He was subjected to enforced disappearance.

Kashmiri Leader SAS Geelani Passed Away at 92

Senior pro-freedom Kashmiri leader Syed Ali Shah Geelani passed away after a long illness in Srinagar on Wednesday (1 Sept 2021) night.

How Can We Conserve/Save Our Environment? : UN’s Faith of Earth Counsellor Baba Sewa Singh

Baba Sewa Singh of Kaar Sewa Khadoor Sahib has been engaged in environment conservation for past about two decades now. Kaar Sewa Khadoor Sahib has planted hundreds of thousands trees in Punjab under its greenery drive. This Sikh body has set up rain water harvesting on various buildings under its direct or indirect management. Kaar Sewa Khadoor Sahib has planted more than one hundred small forests at different places in Punjab.

Environmental Sustainability – Truths and Myths

The documentary starts with the quote of Martin Luther King Jr., “In the End, we will remember not the words of our enemies, but the silence of our friends.”

New Audiobook “Janbaaz Raakha: Sant Jarnail Singh” Released on Sikh Siyasat App

Sikh Siyasat has released a new audiobook titled “Janbaaz Raakha: Sant Jarnail Singh”. This book is a Punjabi translation of former PCS A. R. Darshi’s book ‘The Gallant Defender: Sant Jarnail Singh’. The audiobook can be listened to through Sikh Siyasat app, which is available for free download on Google Play Store and Apple App Store.

Farming Expert Gurpreet Singh Dabrikhana Advocates For Organic Farming in Punjab

Agriculture and Environment Awareness Centre marked United Nation's Nature Conservation Day on 28th of July 2021. A discussion for Soil and Water Conservation in Punjab was held at Ludhiana on this day. Speaking during this event, farming expert Gurpreet Singh Dabrikhana advocated for organic farming in Punjab. This is full video recording of speech of Gurpreet Singh Dabrikhana.

WAR AND SIKHISM

It is generally asserted that the first five Sikh Gurus, up to Guru Arjan (1563-1606), were opposed to individual participation in war, and to war as a measure of national policy, and that it was the persecution of Guru Arjan by the Mughal Emperor Jebangir which obliged the Sikh movement to diverge from its true doctrine of pacifism.

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