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Delhi Pushing Punjab to the Wall: Dal Khalsa

Participating in the farmers’ stir against contentious farm laws on November 5, the Dal Khalsa warned the Narendra Modi Government for pushing Punjab to the wall.

Open Wagha Border for Free Trade and Lift Restrictions on People’s Movement : Dal Khalsa

To commemorate 55th Punjab day, the Dal Khalsa today held a rally to highlight contentious issues related to denial of rights and Punjab’s destiny beside farmer’s distress.

Nirankari Dera Case: SCI Grants Bail To Bikramjit Singh

The Supreme Court of India (SCI) today granted bail to Bikramjit Singh in Nirankari dera blast case. Defense counsel Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur told Sikh Siyasat News (SSN) that the court of Justice Rohintoni Fali Nariman allowed appeal against denial of bail by lower court.

Indian Government Extends Fresh Invite for Talks to Farmers’ Unions Protesting in Punjab

The Government of India (GoI) on Sunday extended a fresh invitation to Punjab’s farmers’ unions, who have been protesting against the new farm laws, for holding talks on issue on October 14. The invite is extended in second time with in a week.

After Behbal Kalan Case, Ex-DGP Sumedh Saini Also Named As Accused in Kotkapura Firing Case

A Special Investigation Team (SIT), probing the Kotkapura and Behbal Kalan police firing of 2015, has nominated former Punjab Director General of Police as an accused in related case registered at Kotakpura city police station in 2018.

Farmers, Experts Rue That India Blocks Punjab’s Potential of International Trade of Agricultural Products

As farmers’ dharna on the Amritsar-Delhi railway tacks completed 14 days on Wednesday, many protesters recalled how they had sat at the same track for seven weeks in 2016 to push state government to pursue better marketing of Punjab Basmati in Iran and other middle eastern countries. They also rued that due to diplomatic reasons, Punjab was not able to fully realise the potential of trading its agri-products through the Wagah border.

Farmers’ Struggle on Agriculture Bills & Laws in Punjab: Challenges & Possibilities (Bhai Ajmer Singh)

Farmers in Punjab have been protesting against three agriculture ordinances promulgated by Narendra Modi led Union Government in India. Protests have intensified after the Union Government proceeded forward with its plan to convert these ordinances into permanent laws.

Harsimrat Kaur Badal’s Resignation: Face-Saving by Badals

Caught in a complex situation Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) has attempted to save its face on agriculture ordinances issue by tendering resignation of Harsimrat Kaur Badal from the Union Cabinet. SAD (B), a political ally of BJP, was given cabinet berth in BJP led Union government.

Elderly Sikh Booked in UAPA Gets Bail As Police Fails to Substantiate ‘Secret Information’

An elderly Sikh booked by the Punjab police under draconian Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) was granted bail by a Kapurthala court today.

NIA’s Tactics Under Question Again After Sikh Youth Inquired by NIA Dies Under Mysterious Circumstances

The tactics adopted by National Investigation Agency (NIA) of India are once again under question after a witness questioned by NIA dies under mysterious circumstances. This is second such death in Punjab which is linked with NIA's ongoing investigations. Earlier a witness named Rampal had committed suicide in 2018.

Stop Repression and Illegal Detention of Sikhs Youth in Punjab Under Lawless Laws like UAPA: ASC

Chandigarh: In a written statement (copy with SSN) the American Sikh Council (ASC) has expressed grave concerns about the alleged “illegal detention of innocent Sikh ...

Sikh Lawyer Releases Latest List of UAPA Cases in Punjab; Congress Govt. Using UAPA Faster than Last SAD-BJP Govt.

An updated tentative list released by Sikh lawyer Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur has revealed that the Congress party led Punjab government is faster than previous SAD-BJP government in at least one perspective- registering cases under the Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA). UAPA is considered present day notorious law and a new avatar of draconian TADA and POTA.

Ex-Bureaucrat, Journalists, Opinionists, Academicians & Activists Tell Punjab Government to Stop Repression & Mis-use of UAPA

In the last days of June 2020, our igneous Intelligence Agencies have ‘unearthed one terror module after another, supported by ISI of Pakistan and the Sikhs For Justice.’ In consequence, God knows how many, Sikh young men have been arrested, some (maybe all) have been tortured and insulted in a bid to demoralize and demonize the people in order to secure them in eternal slavery by total denial of constitutional and innate human rights.

How Gurmeet Ram Rahim Escaped in Salabatpura Case? Role of Punjab Police & State Government

Burj Jawahar Singh Wala case is not the first case in which DSS chief is named by the Punjab police. He was earlier named by the state police in 2007 ‘Salabatpura case’.

Rule of Bureaucracy under Badals Not Different Under Amrinder Singh

It is rare happening in the past four decades when Punjab ministers forced a defiant Chief Secretary representing ‘real governance’ to be removed from office.

Facts Trash Baseless Propaganda Against Hazur Sahib Sikh Sangat [SPECIAL VIDEO REPORT]

While the Indian Media continues with its vilifying propaganda against Hazur Sahib Sikh sangat that recently returned to Punjab, new information is surfacing which could help in unfolding the mystery surrounding the source of COVID-19 infection that has led to a sudden rise in the number of positive cases in Punjab.

Another FIR Against Singer Sidhu Moose Wala But Arms Act Sections Still Missing

As per reports, Punjab police have registered another FIR against Punjabi singer Sidhu Moose Wala for violating curfew at Dhuri police station after his another video went viral on Tuesday.

Sidhu Moose Wala Turns Controversial for Punjab Govt.; Police Still Offering Favour

Punjab police personnel allowed Sidhu Mossewala to use sophisticated automatic weapons and extended him help in shooting target in a training range. This venture took place at Badbar shooting range on May 4 amidst lockdown and curfew in Punjab. The shooting was arranged by a Punjab police DSP.

Special Report: Covid19 Infection in Sikh Sangat from Hazur Sahib, Newly Surfaced Evidence Point to Blunders of Political Leaders and Punjab Government Authorities

While the Indian Media continues with its vilifying propaganda against Hazur Sahib Sikh sangat that recently returned to Punjab, new information is surfacing which could help in unfolding the mystery surrounding the source of COVID-19 infection that has led to a sudden rise in the number of positive cases in Punjab.

Joint Statement on Vilifying Propaganda Against Hazur Sahib Sikh Sangat and Targeting of Minorities by Indian Media

About two dozen people from various walks of life have issued a joint statement rejecting vilifying propaganda against Sikh sangat that is recently brought back to Punjab by the government.

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