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Centre has almost done away with blacklist of overseas Sikhs: Ram Madhav

Centre has almost done away with blacklist of overseas Sikhs: Ram Madhav

WASHINGTON: The NDA government has almost done away with the blacklist’ of overseas Sikhs which denied them an Indian visa, a senior BJP leader told Sikh community members here. The blacklisted NRI Sikhs are barred from travelling to India due to their alleged ties with Khalistan movement in the 80s and 90s. The list was prepared at

Delhi HC allows Sikh students to wear kara, kirpan during NET exams

Delhi HC allows Sikh students to wear kara, kirpan during NET exams

New Delhi/Chandigarh The Delhi High Court on Thursday allowed Sikh candidates to wear ‘kara’ (iron bracelet) and ‘Kirpan’ (dagger) in the National Eligibility Test (NET) 2018. The permission comes with a condition under which the candidates will have to to report at least 1 hour prior to the normal reporting time.The directive has been issued

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’

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London. The UK government has agreed to support and fund a national memorial to honour the sacrifices and contribution of Sikh soldiers who fought for Britain and its allies during the two World Wars. More than 83,000 turbaned Sikh soldiers gave their lives and more than 100,000 were

Sikhs demand to delay ELD installation on trucks- Daily Post India

Sikhs demand to delay ELD installation on trucks

The Sikhs requested to US president Donald Trump to delay the new law in which truck owners will have to install expensive logging device in trucks. The device costs huge amount which can be difficult for trucking business. The new law will be imposed from December 18, 2017. It is pertinent to mention that trucking

Sikh software engineering student stabbed to death in US

Sikh software engineering student stabbed to death in US

A 22-year-old Sikh software engineering student has been stabbed to death in his taxi allegedly by an American student who was upset over not getting admission into a university, media reports said. Gagandeep Singh, a third year student who was also working as a taxi driver, was allegedly attacked by the 19- year-old passenger he

Sikh Community not cooperate

Sikh Community not to cooperate in War against China or Pakistan: SAD (A)

Sikh Community not cooperate in War against China or Pakistan. On the martyrdom conference organized by Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) to pay homage to Shaheed Karnail Singh Issru, National President Simranjit Singh Mann said that AAP, Congress and SAD-BJP a manipulated. There is no concern with the interests of the Panth and the Punjab. Today is

Allow women to perform Kirtan at Golden Temple: American Sikhs

Sikh-Americans have proposed that women should be allowed to sing shabads or hymns at the Golden Temple to recognise the important role played by them in strengthening the Sikh faith. About 120 young Sikhs between the age group of seven and 17 from across the United States and Canada, gathered in a Maryland suburb of

BJP targets AAP for supporting Sikh Referendum 2020

BJP targets AAP supporting Sikh Referendum 2020. Questioning AAP leaders, Joshi said, “Why is AAP associated with people or organizations which are anti-national and want to break Punjab into pieces? Before Punjab elections, AAP stood with ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ organized by Simaranjit Singh Maan ignoring Sikh tenets and principles. AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal met the parallel

Pakistani Sikhs protest against Indian government

Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (PSGPC) and hundreds of other Sikh community members staged a peaceful protest demonstration against India here Friday for stopping Indian Sikh yatrees from visiting Pakistan. Pardhan PSGPC Sardar Tara Singh and other Sikh community leaders condemned Indian policies towards its minorities particularly against Sikhs and Muslims. The protesters while carrying

Survey : Two-Thirds of Canadians have no Problem voting for Sikh-led party

According to a major survey, nearly two-thirds of Canadians have no problem voting for a national party led by a Sikh. The people of Canada are now opening up in accepting a leader from Sikh background to become the Prime Minister and occupy the official residence at 24 Sussex Drive in Ottawa. Only half of

Documentary on Sikh Coins being planned by Canadian NRIs

Documentary on Sikh coins is being planned by the Canadian NRIs. Canada-based Micromeg Movies has asked to the Sikh community to contribute and take a part in making a 40-minute documentary film on the Sikh coins. This documentary is based on Sikh Coins aimed at educating the world, especially our youth about the history, valour

Sikh served Chabeel in different parts of Canada

Sikh served Chabeel (Free Cold Drink) different parts Canada. In summer, where in other places water is paid, there in Punjab, (Chabeel) free cold drink is served to satisfy the thirst of passerbys. But Sikhs and Punjabis make separate Punjab wherever they go.Similarly an organisation, ‘Basics of Sikhism’, is offering chabeel in Canada, UK. They

Punjabi language is the new main language spoken in America

America’s first city in which the mother tongue Punjabi received recognition. The name of this city is Connecticut. Proof of recognition of Punjabi is the board of ‘welcome’ in the Punjabi language at all the welcoming places in the city of Norwich. These boards have been permanently installed in the city.In the coming days, Punjabi


“Khanda Sahib” On Footwear In Malaysia, Resentment Among Sikhs

There has been a lot of resentment among Sikhs in the wake of the disfiguring of religious symbols of Sikhs in Malaysia. The Sikh-led ‘Malaysian National Sikh Movement’ has lodged a complaint with the ‘Ipoh Center Police Station’. This complaint has been lodged against manufacturers and vendors who are selling chappals with religious symbol Of

Pak to celebrate Martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev Ji on june 16- Chawla

Pak to celebrate Martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev Ji on june 16- Chawla. General Secretary of Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee and President of Pakistan Punjabi Sabha, S Gopal Singh Chawla appealed to Sikhs across the globe that the martyrdom day of Guru Arjan Dev Ji will be celebrated on 16th June at Gurdwara


SGPC gave Compensation to victims of fake police encounter

The SGPC had given a grant of Rs 1 lakh to the families of four of the 11 Sikhs killed in fake encounters during 1991, in Pilibhit in Uttar Pradesh. The families receiving the help amount are related to the district of Gurdaspur. These included Bhai Kartar Singh of Khaira village, Bhai Surjan Singh of

Kirtan Darbar in Amritsar, devotees reached in large number

Kirtan Darbar in Amritsar, devotees reached in large number. Gurugaddi Diwas of Sixth Guru of Sikhs Guru Hargobind Sahib Ji, Bandhichod Satguru and creator of Shri Akal Takht Sahib, is being celebrated all over the world. On this auspicious occasion, kirtan darbar is organised at different places including Shri Harmandir Sahib.Devotees have a great happiness

NAPA expresses concern over killing of Sikhs in US

Fatehgarh Sahib: US Based North American Punjabi Association (NAPA) strongly condemned the killing of second Sikh youth in USA since the Donald Trump won the election of US President. NAPA executive director Satnam Singh Chahal said that a second Sikh youth Mehman Singh from village Uchi Bassi village in Dasuya subdivision of Punjab was shot

Sikhs raise USD 135,000 for awareness campaign in Yuba City

Washington: The Sikh community in Yuba City in California has raised USD 135,000 as part of a national campaign to educate Americans about Sikhs and Sikhism. Yuba City is home to many gurdwaras in the Northern California region and is also known for its Sikh farming community which owns large farms of Almond, Peach and raisins.

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