AMRITSAR: On the occasion of Sikh Environment Day, a group of environmentalists and members of non-governmental organisations (NGOs) on Friday called upon the Akal Takht to take the lead in preventing the entry of genetically-modified (GM) crops into Punjab.
The NGOs submitted a joint...
Pauline Marois’ monocultural dream
For years, Marois has been working the rich vein of identity politics, searching for a way to arouse enthusiasm among her more myopic supporters...
Raise Sikh youth unemployment issue in Parliament: Congress leader to PM
Updated: Monday, July 29, 2013, 21:35
Delhi: Expressing concern over a survey that puts Sikh youths among the most unemployed in the country, a Congress leader has asked Prime Minister Manmohan Singh to raise the...
Bluestar memorial issue takes new turn
The controversy surrounding the Operation Bluestar memorial took a new turn on Friday as a Sant Samaj faction led by Bhai Ram Singh dubbed...
Pakistan prays for Malala, clerics issue fatwa against Taliban
LAHORE: More than 50 clerics associated with the Sunni Ittehad Council and a former Pakistani minister have joined hands against the Taliban and issued a fatwa that declared the attempted assassination of teenage rights activist...
Who is a 'sehajdhari'?
CHANDIGARH: For the past several years, the Sikh community has been besieged by confusion and legal conflicts in the absence of clarity on the term 'Sehajdhari'. The present development arising out of withdrawal of a notification by the central government is all set...
AMRITSAR: Distribution of 450 birs of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Italy by Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has attracted controversy after the delegation that accompanied the birs complained of non-cooperation and misbehaviour by office-bearers of National Sikh Dharam Parchar...
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Khalsa college issue comes up in Assembly
Chandigarh, Mar 17 : The issue of conversion of the 120-year-old Khalsa College, Amritsar, into a private university reverbated during Zero Hour in Punjab Assembly today.
Congress MLA Sukhpal Singh Khaira advocated a status quo since the Khalsa...
PATIALA: Sikhs have from years been facing the humiliation in various countries due
to their Turbans. France is one among such nations where tying turban is still not accepted, said Basant Singh Panjhattha, France Sikh Council President.
Basant Singh expressed these views during his visit to...
The federal government last week expressed solidarity with the Sikh community while attacking the "separatist" Quebec parties over the kirpan "non-issue".
Minister of Immigration, Citizenship and Multiculturism Jason Kenney charged the incident - in which four Sikhs were barred from entering...
FATEHGARH SAHIB: The Canadian government wants to utilize the expertise of Indian students and engineers as it believes Indians can run the world if given a chance. This was stated here by Patrick Brown, Member of Parliament from the Barrie constituency of Ontario.
?Since the educational...
USA: January 22, 2011. (PCP) The World Sikh Council – America Region (WSC-AR) appreciates and stands in solidarity with the efforts of Sikhs in Canada, led by the World Sikh Organization (WSO) of Canada, in refusing to enter the Quebec National Assembly on January 18, 2011 without their...
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Air hostess who smuggled £250,000 of cocaine into Britain via Heathrow is jailed for 8 years
By Colin Fernandez
Last updated at 12:49 AM on 21st December 2010
Jailed: Mandeep Shahi fought back tears as given an eight year prison sentence
An air hostess who teamed up with a former...
I get very surprised and upset at constantly reading/hearing about caste. One of the fundamental beliefs in Sikhism is that we are all equal. Caste was one of the earliest things that Guru Nanak Dev Ji rejected. Why then is it such a big issue still? Can anyone give me some insight as to why...
Wednesday, 18 August 2010
By Satinder Bains
CHANDIGARH: Punjab government is likely to take up the issue of arrest of a Sikh truck driver hailing from state with the West Bengal Government. The driver Gurjant Singh hailing from Sangrur district was arrested on charge of attempt to murder...
Mosque at Ground Zero — One Issue, Three Perspectives
July 27, 2010
Sikh testifies before the US Congress on Racial Profiling issue
June 25, 2010 by Sikh Coalition Newsletter
(Washington, DC) June 23, 2010- "[I]t is my humble submission today that the use by law enforcement of classifications based on race, national origin, religion, or ethnicity has...
March Issue: Panch Pardhani Moved to High Court Against Arrest of Leaders|SikhSiyasat.net – Sikh News and Multimedia.
Chandigarh (May 31, 2010): In wake of arrests of party leaders, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) has moved pulled the Punjab Police and Punjab Government to the State...
SGPC issue directions, not to give Siropa to Amarinder
Wednesday, 12 May 2010
PATIALA: The Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has issued strict directions to the...