Bapu Surat Singh, 82 years old, who is a human rights activist is on a 300-day hunger strike in Punjab. Why? This is because Surat Singh is protesting for the release of Sikh and other minority prisoners who have served their sentences but still not been released.
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Jains included as a minority community under Section 2(c) of the NCM Act, 1992
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today gave its approval forinclusion of Jains as a minority under Section 2...
Hi m new here........ I really need help and suggestions as I am very confused.
I am Jagjit from Kolkata, West Bengal and I need a Minority certificate..... bt there are thre classes i.e. SC, ST and OBC.
So how to go for Minority certificate?
I belong to Ramgharia Tarkhand!!!!!!!!!
As per SC...
Sikhs are a contradiction.
Originating from India, they are simultaneously one of Asia's least urban yet most outward looking communities.
Decades of emigration have taken Sikhs worldwide - to the extent where arguably they have greater political presence in countries like Canada, U.K. and...
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Becoming a 'Majority of One'
There are times and places where one's voice needs to be heard above the clamor of others who may think differently or wish to go in a different direction. The need to raise one's 'voice' is not a call to shout or to shout...
[B]Sikhs 'disappointed' by Quebec vote barring kirpans from assembly[/B
QUEBEC — Members of Canada's Sikh community said they were 'disappointed' Wednesday evening after Quebec's national assembly adopted a motion by a vote of 113-0 supporting the decision by security workers to bar four...
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The Sikh community has some friendly advice for politicians in Quebec’s National Assembly: you can’t preserve your culture at the expense of someone else’s.
When the World Sikh Organization of Canada was invited to speak in Quebec about Muslim women’s right to wear the niqab last week...
NEW YORK, Jan. 21, 2011 /PRNewswire-USNewswire/ -- The ability of the Sikh community to practice its faith freely is a good litmus test of freedom for those that manifest their religious identity. UNITED SIKHS finds in the Global Sikh Civil & Human Rights Report 2010 released today that Sikhs...
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“Merae Prabh Saache ik khel rachaiya Koi na kis hi jeha upaya Aapae faraq karae vekh vigasae Sabh raas dehi maha hae.” [SGGS: 1056 Rag Maru III]
The foregoing Guru-Vani precept translates roughly as: my true Lord has created a universe of wondrous...
New Delhi, Nov 18 (IANS) The Supreme Court Thursday indicated that it may refer to the constitution bench the question whether Sikhs in Punjab enjoy minority status in respect of setting up educational institutions and availing related benefits.
The apex court bench of Justice B. Sudershan...
Intolerance is a bitter beast. There are many groups in America that are subject to discrimination and prejudice, but none are more hated than atheists. Research conducted a couple years...
Chandigarh (Haryana Live): The Haryana Government has invited applications in the prescribed proforma from the students belonging to Minority Communities, Muslim, Sikh, Christian, Buddhists and Zoroastrians (Parsis) pursuing technical or professional courses at undergraduate/postgraduate level...
In what is perhaps the greatest refutation to the notion of East Indian immigrants forming a 'model minority' in North America, the city of Vancouver in British Columbia has been a hotbed of gang activity, drug-dealing and violence for a group of young Indian men, the sons of immigrants from the...
<H1>BNP leader Nick Griffin: Lots of Hindus, Sikhs and ethnic minority Britons support my anti-immigrant views
By Daily Mail Reporter
Last updated at 9:26 AM on 20th October 2009
Large numbers of Sikh, Hindu and other ethnic minority voters support the British National Party's hard-line...
Today I was reading a topic on another site and I was surprised That population of sikhs at the time of maharaja Ranjit singh was around 8-10 million and after that it was reduced to just 10-20% of original population
Then I searched net and found 2 very good sites on this...
Minority Sikhs in other States living in penury: Minority Commission
Pioneer News Service - Chandigarh - Tuesday, July 01, 2008
Harcharan Singh Josh, member minority commission of India on Monday said that Sikhs in some other States like Madhya Pardesh particularly in Tilangana and Gunadhar...
NEW DELHI: Andhra Pradesh and Karnataka have granted minority status to Sikh populations, with a view to extending benefits to the community under the Prime Minister's new 15-point programme for minorities.
National Commission for Minorities member Harcharan Singh Josh said the commission had...
It is not merely the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) that is contemplating challenging Monday's judgment of the Punjab and Haryana High Court, striking down the Punjab government notifications that reserved 50 per cent seats for Sikhs in educational institutions run by the...
Monday s High Court judgement that Sikhs are not a minority in Punjab has left a trail of red faces, with Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal government and apex Sikh religious body SGPC caught unawares.