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In its effort to extract concessions from Democrats in exchange for opening the government, the GOP has faced a fundamental strategic obstacle: They don't have the votes. A majority of the members of the...
Why are the main British political parties competing for the Sikh vote?
19 September 2013
TAKE ACTION: Urge Congress to Protect Your Right to Vote!
Yesterday the Supreme Court overturned a key provision in the Voting Rights Act , a landmark civil rights law that has protected voters since 1965, and as recently as the 2012 election. The overturned provision was in place to...
In less than 24 hours Delhi time SPN will be 10 years old. A celebration thread will be coming up on the minute.
It seems that SPN went live at 10:14 am US time which would have been approximately 7:30 pm Delhi time, or thereabouts. The first post, that I can find, was a translation of the...
It is too soon to call this election. Given time zone differences, the best we can tell is that early results are in, but the decisive votes are yet to be counted.
Here is Al Jazeera coverage of the electoral landscape as the sun set on election day. The article is concise but solid on the...
Indians vote like cattle: Markandey Katju
IANS - Mar 30, 2013, 06.33 PM IST
NEW DELHI: India is not a full-fledged democracy as 90 percent of its people vote like sheep and cattle, Press Council of India chairman Justice Markandey Katju said here Saturday.
Speaking to TV channel...
"Gurdwara Management Seva : Election By Majority Vote Vs Unanimous Selection by Gurmatta"
ਗੁਰਦੁਆਰਾ ਪ੍ਰਬੰਧਕ ਸੇਵਾ ਚੋਣ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ - ਵੋਟਾਂ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਬਹੁਮਤ ਦੀ ਇਲੈਕਸ਼ਨ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ ਬਨਾਮ ਗੁਰਮਤੇ ਰਾਹੀਂ ਸਰਬਸੰਮਤੀ ਦੀ ਸਿਲੈਕਸ਼ਨ ਪ੍ਰਣਾਲੀ
Vaheguru Ji Ka Khalsa
Vaheguru Ji Ki Fateh
Gurdwara Sahib is an essential...
Devinder Pal Singh, Indian Idol Contestant 2012
An Appreciation Thread
Principal Sukhwant Singh gave us Ishmeet Singh and now he has delivered with Devinder Pal Singh, the 17 year old prodigy, who has shot to fame in a matter of days!
We have been following his progress from his first...
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Women in Saudi Arabia are to be given the right to vote and run in future municipal elections, King Abdullah has announced.
He said they would also have the right to be appointed to the consultative Shura Council.
The move was welcomed by activists who have called for greater rights for...
Islamabad: July 13, 2011. (PCP) Human Rights Focus Pakistan (HRFP) organized a Press Conference on “the minorities’ issues”. The Minorities leaders of Christians, Hindus, Sikhs and others also speak at the conference.
Naveed Walter President HRFP said in his news conference “The minorities’...
Quebec MNAs vote unanimously to bar kirpans from assembly
QUEBEC — By a vote of 113-0, the Quebec National Assembly adopted a motion Wednesday supporting the decision by security workers to bar four Sikhs who came to the assembly to testify on Bill 94, banning Islamic face coverings.
Vote for Gurmit Kaur a prodigy tabla player. We need to help her win the award and be recognised for her talent.
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Gurmeet Kaur is a talented Tabla player, composer and producer from Punjab. She is the first Sikh female tabla player. She also has intense experience in playing...
February 13, 2011
Egypt’s Military Dissolves Parliament; Calls for Vote
By ANTHONY SHADID and J. DAVID GOODMAN - THE NEW YORK TIMES
CAIRO — The Egyptian military consolidated its control Sunday over what it has called a democratic transition from three decades of President Hosni Mubarak’s...
[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...
Inside Politics Blog
Question of the Day
* By Ryan Hicks
The kirpan -- the ceremonial dagger worn by many Sikhs -- is not considered a weapon by law. Many Sikhs wear it in public places.
Bloc MP Claude DeBellefeuille is proposing a ban on kirpans in the House of Commons. This came...
India issues notification allowing NRI's to vote in home country
Punjab Newsline Network
Wednesday, 24 November 2010
NEW DELHI: The government of India on Wednesday issued notifiction accepting a longstanding demand of of NRIs for voting right in India to enable them to exercise their...