Satkar committee alleges police of inefficient in Sultanpur Lodhi rape incident


Puneet Pal Singh Sultanpur Lodhi Satkar committe Punjab slams police for not taking any action against self made tantrik charged under rape allegations. Pritpal Singh Cheema is alleged of raping as many as 50 women. A tantrik, who is also a municipal councillor, has been booked for rape and criminal intimidation of a woman who

Khalistani traps jobless Punjabi immigrants in Canada Khalistani traps jobless Punjabi immigrants in Canada

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Khalistani and ISIS has been trapping Punjabi immigrants especially students in Canada. Former President of Indian Overseas Congress and President of Indus Canada Foundation, Vikram JS Bajwa revealed that thousands of students have been going to abroad, but there is no such record with the Government of India or Punjab. He said that

Last Sikh Queen's earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate Last Sikh Queen’s earrings fetch nearly 6 times auction estimate

LONDON: A pair of gold pendant earrings from the collection of last Sikh Queen of Punjab Maharani Jind Kaur fetched 175,000 pounds, nearly six times the guide price, at an auction here. The earrings, the highlight of the Islamic and Indian sale at Bonhams yesterday, were estimated to attract bids between 20,000 and 30,000 pounds.

British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights British Sikh MP launches campaign for direct Amritsar-London flights

LONDON: Britain’s first turbaned Sikh MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, along with two NGOs, has started a campaign for the launch of a direct flight between London and Amritsar, a long pending demand of the British-Punjabi diaspora. The Labour party MP for Slough joined hands with the UK-based NGO, Social Education Volunteer Association (SEVA) Trust and

24-year-old 'Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India 24-year-old ‘Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India

24-year-old ‘Missing’ Indian Sikh sent back to India. A 24-year-old Indian Sikh, who had gone missing in Pakistan during Baisakhi festival celebrations, was found from his Facebook friend’s home in Punjab province’s Sheikhupura city. Amarjit Singh, a resident of Amritsar, had arrived in Pakistan along with other 1,700 Sikh pilgrims to celebrate Baisakhi festival on

‘SC observation on turban infringement in religious affairs’

Kashmir: All Parties Sikh Coordination Committee (APSCC) on Monday reacted to the observations made by the Supreme Court of India regarding wearing of turban by the members of Sikh community. The APSCC has termed it as an “infringement” in the religious affairs. The Supreme Court on Friday asked is wearing a turban integral to Sikh

Amritsar man on pilgrimage to Pak fails to return home
Amritsar man on pilgrimage to Pak fails to return home

Amritsar – An Indian national, who had gone to Pakistan on a 10-day pilgrimage as part of the Sikh Jatha on April 12, has failed to return home, police said on Sunday. The Sikh Jatha returned home on Saturday but 24-yearold Amarjit Singh, a resident of village Niranjanpura in Amrtisar district, was not part of it.“The

Turban integral part of Sikhism: Sukhbir
Turban integral part of Sikhism: Sukhbir

Chandigarh – Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday said the turban was an integral part of Sikhism and that the party would take up the query raised on this issue by the Supreme Court with the central government to ensure this issue was resolved once and for all. In a statement

New building to house Sikh Reference Library
New building to house Sikh Reference Library

New building to house Sikh Reference Library . The SGPC executive committee on Friday gave nod for the construction of a new building for the Sikh Reference Library. The decision was reached at a meeting of the committee presided over by SGPC chief Gobind Singh Longowal at Takht Sri Damdama Sahib in Talwandi Sabo. Addressing

Punjab Woman converts to Islam in Pakistan

Punjab Woman converts to Islam in Pakistan. A 31-year-old woman from Hoshiarpur has allegedly converted to Islam and married a Lahore-based man after going missing on a pilgrimage in Pakistan. The woman had gone to attend the Baisakhi festival there as part of a Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Sikh delegation.Woman’s father-in-law, who suspects that

SAD seeks criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide
SAD seeks criminal case against Rajiv Gandhi for orchestrating Sikh genocide

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Thursday demanded the registration of a criminal case against former Prime Minister Rajiv Gandhi for allegedly o rchestrating the Sikh genocide even as it asked the Congress president Rahul Gandhi to expel leaders like Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar who had executed the massacre of Sikhs in Delhi

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh faith respect that it deserves: Maloney
Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh faith respect that it deserves: Maloney

New York – US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it deserves.’ Maloney had joined President of the American India Public Affairs Committee Jagdish Sehwani and Sikhs of New

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh respect that it deserves: Maloney
Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh respect that it deserves: US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney

Turban Day in Times Square gives Sikh respect that it deserves: US Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney. US Congresswoman has commended the celebration of the Sikh culture through the annual Turban Day event at the iconic Times Square, saying such events give the Sikh faith and tradition the respect it “deserves”. Maloney had joined President of the American

SC says interim order on screening of Nanak Shah Fakir to continue
SC says interim order on screening of Nanak Shah Fakir to continue

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday made clear that its interim order permitting the release of regional film ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’, based on the life of the first guru of the Sikhs, shall remain operational. A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it would hear on May 8 the submission and the counter

United States: 4 injured in brawl at Gurudwara

United States: 4 injured in brawl at Gurudwara. A brawl at a Sikh temple in the United States’ Indianapolis left four people with minor injuries. “Police and health teams responded on Sunday to a verbal and physical fight involving about 150 people at the Gurdwara Sikh temple in the city just south of Indianapolis” the

BJP UP Ministers extend Guru Purab wishes 7 months early

BJP UP Ministers extend Guru Purab wishes 7 months early. Several Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leaders from Uttar Pradesh, on Sunday, took to their Twitter accounts to extend their greetings on the occasion of Guru Purab, without realising that they were seven months early with their wishes. Guru Purab, which marks the birth anniversary of

India Lodges 'Strong Protest' as Pakistan Prevents Sikh Pilgrims
India Lodges ‘Strong Protest’ as Pakistan Prevents Sikh Pilgrims from Meeting High Commissioner

India Lodges ‘Strong Protest’ as Pakistan Prevents Sikh Pilgrims from Meeting High Commissioner. India on Sunday lodged a strong protest with Pakistan after the country prevented visiting Sikh pilgrims from meeting Indian diplomats and “compelling” the Indian envoy to return while on way to a prominent gurudwara there.  The Ministry of External Affairs (MEA) said

Sikhs stage protest in UN on Ambedkar birth anniversary celebration

Sikhs stage protest in UN on Ambedkar birth anniversary celebration. A group of Sikhs has protested against alleged atrocities perpetrated against minority communities in India during the commemoration of Babasaheb Ambedkar’s 127th birth anniversary at the world body’s headquarters. India’s Permanent Mission to the UN had organised a special event titled ‘Leaving No One Behind’

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award
British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award

British MP Tanmanjeet gets ‘Sikh of the Year’ award London(Puneet Pal Singh): First baptized Sikh MP of United Kingdom, Tanamanjit Singh Dhesi awarded with 31st ‘Sikh of the Year’ at Vaisakhi celebrations held at House of Lords. The award was presented by renowned British charity ‘The Sikh Forum International’. Member of Parliament for Slough, Dhesi was

Nitish Kumar seeks exemption of Gurdwaras 'langar' items from GST
Nitish Kumar seeks exemption of Gurdwaras ‘langar’ items from GST

Nitish Kumar seeks exemption of Gurdwaras ‘langar’ items from GST. Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar sought an exemption of food prepared as ‘langar’ in Gurdwaras under the Goods and Services Tax (GST) structure. In this regard, Kumar penned a letter to Finance Minister Arun Jaitley, seeking exemption of all inputs related to the provision of