politics

  1. findingmyway

    Sikhism The Story Of The Turban - BBC Documentary

    The Story of the Turban - YouTube In September 2011, Sikhs from all over Britain gathered in Parliament Square to protest. The focus of their concern was the turban. Since the terrorist attacks of the 21st century Sikhs believe their turbans have singled them out for discrimination...
  2. Archived_Member16

    Canada CANADA: PM Plays Politics With Religion

    CANADA: PM plays politics with religion January 28, 2012 Haroon Siddiqui - The Toronto Star It is wrong to accuse Stephen Harper of mixing church and state just because he wants to promote religious freedom worldwide. First, church and state are not all that separate in Canada. Why...
  3. Archived_Member16

    India Politics Is A Drag On India’s Economy

    Politics is a drag on India’s economy November 03, 2011 Ramesh Thakur - The Toronto Star Congress party president Sonia Gandhi is the real power in India, not Prime Minister Manmohan Singh. (May 16, 2009) HARISH TYAGI/EPA India’s economy grows mainly in the night, some say...
  4. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Religion And Politics

    Religion and politics Should spiritual leaders enter politics? It would be better if they didn’t, writes Deepak Chopra I think it’s fair to say that there’s good reason to keep God out of politics. Religion and politics are both combustible subjects, and throwing them into each...
  5. spnadmin

    Opinion How Not To Mix Religion With Politics

    By Jyoti Malhotra Until Saturday night, when one of India’s best-known yoga gurus escaped from a Delhi police crackdown in female clothing — setting off peals of laughter across the country — the ruling Congress-led government looked in danger of being caught in the catatonic thrall of...
  6. spnadmin

    UK Big Majority Of Britons Think Religion Should Stay Out Of Politics

    As the census form plopped onto the doormats of most households this week, a major new piece of research has shown that only 54% of people in this country define themselves as Christian. More importantly, over two-thirds of respondents said they did not approve of religion and politics being...
  7. Archived_Member16

    Opinion Politics Keeps Violence Alive In Punjab: Prof Manjit Singh

    Politics keeps violence alive in Punjab: Prof Manjit Singh The Daily Pioneer January 11, 2011 Baninder Rahin - Chandigarh Prof Manjit Singh is a known sociologist of the region, and currently teaches at the country’s leading seat of learning — Panjab University (PU). He looks at the...
  8. spnadmin

    India Parties Set To Defy Akal Takht Edit On Keeping Politics Out Of Jor Mela

    Parties set to defy Akal Takht edict on keeping politics out of Jor Mela Sanjeev Chopra Posted: Sat Dec 25 2010, 23:25 hrs Patiala: Turning a deaf ear to the recent edict of the Akal Takht jathedar for keeping Jor Mela free of any kind of political activity and for serving only simple...
  9. findingmyway

    UK PM Rejects China Request To Remove Poppy

    BEIJING (AFP) – Prime Minister David Cameron on Wednesday wore a poppy in his lapel to honour British war dead, despite China's request he remove it because officials said it reminded them of the Opium Wars. Cameron and members of his delegation have all worn poppies...
  10. K

    S Asia Women Break Male Stranglehold Over Pakistan Politics

    Wed, Oct 6 12:12 PM Islamabad, Oct 6 (IANS) Women are now making a mark in Pakistan's male-dominated political arena as seats have been reserved for them and candidates have to hold a graduation degree to contest polls. There is reservation for women in the federal parliament as well as 33...
  11. Admin

    Religious War On A Global Scale? An Interview With Mark Juergensmeyer

    As director of the Orfalea Center for Global and International Studies at the University of California, Santa Barbara, Mark Juergensmeyer brings the sociology of religion to bear on the analysis of violent conflict in the contemporary world. His recent books include Global Rebellion: Religious...
  12. spnadmin

    Politics Indian-Americans Shine In American Politics

    WASHINGTON: South Carolina Republican governor candidate Nikki Haley is on the cover of the July 12 Newsweek for an article detailing her transformation this election season from "obscure state representative" to a Palin- and Tea Party-approved candidate who "proceeded to dispatch a US...
  13. spnadmin

    1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom The Politics Of Silence

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  14. spnadmin

    Canada Should The Government Withhold Funding From Overseas Aid Groups That Do Not Align With The Ruling Pa

    Should the government withhold funding from overseas aid groups that do not align with the ruling party's politics? Read more: Should the government withhold funding from overseas aid groups that do not align with the ruling party's politics? AJIT SINGH SAHOTA is a founding member of of...
  15. spnadmin

    Opinion Forget Diaspora Politics, Invite Ujjal Dosanjh To Sikh Events (Editorial)

    Forget diaspora politics, invite Ujjal Dosanjh to Sikh events Forget diaspora politics, invite Ujjal Dosanjh to Sikh events By Mansoor Ladha, For The Calgary Herald Read more: Forget diaspora politics, invite Ujjal Dosanjh to Sikh events I admire Liberal MP Ujjal Dosanjh, who was also...
  16. Archived_Member16

    Is Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney Playing Dirty Politics With Hindus And Sikhs?

    source: http://www.voiceonline.com/voice/thisweek/headline2.php IS MULTICULTURALISM MINISTER JASON KENNEY PLAYING DIRTY POLITICS WITH HINDUS AND SIKHS? By Rattan Mall – Editor: Indo-Canadian Voice – May 1, 2010 Citizenship, Immigration and Multiculturalism Minister Jason Kenney is...
  17. Archived_Member16

    Don't Let Diaspora Politics Twist Canada's Foreign Policy

    http://www.theglobeandmail.com/news/opinions/dont-let-diaspora-politics-twist-canadas-foreign-policy/article1545009/ April 24, 2010 Don't let diaspora politics twist Canada's foreign policy By Jeffrey Simpson From Saturday's Globe and Mail Ethnic disputes elsewhere should stay...
  18. Randip Singh

    World UK Voters Unite Against Conservatives

    I have noticed a rapid growth in a facebook group with many Sikh members that is united against the Conservative leader David Cameron. It seems as if with Clegg Mania and Gordon Browns good performance in the latest debate, hopefully the Conservatives will remain out of power for a long time...
  19. Randip Singh

    Politics Uk Politics - Who Will You Vote For As A Sikh?

    Hi all, It s coming to election time and in the UK we have 3 main parties. These are: Labour - tend to be left of centre, but are more centre today. Union supported. Liberal - centre party, but under present leadership more to the left. Conservative - Right wing Party. Tends to help rich...
  20. R

    Staying A Saint In Politics Tough----Sonia

    Staying a saint in politics tough: Sonia Soniaji, When you know that the most difficult job is being a saint in politics ! Then why you are wasting your and your family's time and energy in politics. You should force all the wicked person to sit home and should not indulge in dirty politics...
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