Punjab

Ex-CM Parkash Singh Badal knew of Kotkapura police action

Ex-CM Parkash Singh Badal knew of Kotkapura police action

The Justice Ranjit Singh commission, which investigated 162 instances of sacrilege across Punjab, has concluded that then chief minister Parkash Singh Badal knew about police action against men protesting against a sacrilege case at Kotkapura on October 14, 2015. Many of the protesters were hurt in police firing to disperse the men, upset with sacrilege […]

By 17th August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Malerkotla Quran sacrilege accused was ex-pracharak of RSS

Malerkotla Quran sacrilege accused was ex-pracharak of RSS

The Justice Ranjit Singh (retd) Commission report on sacrilege incidents in Punjab has claimed that the main accused in the Malerkotla Quran sacrilege case of 2016 was a former pracharak of the Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS), the BJP ideological mentor.In the first report submitted by the one-man panel to the state government on June 30, […]

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Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

Atal Bihari Vajpayee dies

Former Indian Prime Minister Atal Bihari Vajpayee has died at the age of 93 following a prolonged illness, according to a hospital statement.A Hindu nationalist from the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP), Vajpayee had been hospitalised since June with a kidney infection and chest congestion.Reports emerged on Thursday morning that Vajpayee was in a critical condition […]

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Narendra Modi and his Fashion

Narendra Modi and his Fashion

On India’s 72nd Independence Day, Prime Minister Narendra Modi addressed the nation from the rampart of Red Fort, where he projected himself as an ‘impatient agent of change’. In the nearly 80-minute long speech, the politician vowed to end triple talaq, help vulnerable families, send out warnings to rapists and highlighted how the country made […]

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Amit Shah Dropped The National Flag To The Ground During Hoisting

Amit Shah Dropped The National Flag To The Ground During Hoisting

Congress today slammed BJP president Amit Shah after he fumbled while hoisting the national flag on the 72nd Independence Day.Shah had an awkward moment while he was hoisting the national flag at the BJP headquarters in New Delhi on Wednesday.The flag fell off the post as soon as Shah pulled the string, however, an unmoved […]

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AAP ex-workers gherao Mann over Khaira row

AAP ex-workers gherao Mann over Khaira row

Peeved at the removal of Sukhpal Khaira as the Leader of Opposition, some former Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) volunteers on Monday gheraoed MP Bhagwant Mann at Pandori village after the cremation of Kaka Singh, father of Mehal Kalan MLA Kulwant Singh Pandori.After the cremation, when Mann sat in his vehicle to leave, some ex-volunteers, who […]

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Sikhism

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

The victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide on Thursday met Sri Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, apprising him of the “discriminatory” treatment given to them by the Congress-led state government.The Jathedar assured them that the matter would be taken up with the government.Under the banner of ‘1984 Sikh Kataleaam Peerat Welfare Society (Punjab)’, […]

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Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek  Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday excommunicated New Zealand-based Radio Virsa host Harnek Neki over derogatory comments on Sikhs Gurus and present leaders of the community.Neki was summoned to Sri Akal Takht Sahibtwice by jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh but he failed to make an appearance, prompting the five Sikh high priests to decide on his […]

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Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INQUIRY INTENSIFY AS JUDGE ORDERS CABINET OFFICE TO DECLASSIFY SECRET PAPERS AND RECOGNISES LIMITATIONS OF HEYWOOD REVIEW London (12 June 2018):Judge Murray Shanks, who presided over a three-day hearing in London in March has ordered the Cabinet Office that it must declassify secret papers about the Amritsar massacre in June 1984. […]

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NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: This month, New Democrats mark the 34th anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab, India, that took place in June of 1984. I wish to personally extend my sympathies to the families of all those who […]

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California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

Sikh community of California marched on June 10th to commemorate the 34th anniversary of attack on Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1984.The march started from 2nd Street and ended at Civic Centre Plaza in San Francisco downtown. About 9,000 Sikhs walked on Market Street and covered one mile of every inch, according to organizers.Sikh gathering […]

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GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

Amid opposition, the SGPC and Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday endorsed the financial aid offered by the Union Government for langar under the Seva Bhoj Yojana. Giani Gurbachan Singh sent an appreciation note to the Centre and the state government for waiving the GST on langar purchases.The SGPC too is feeling relieved of extra […]

By 8th June 2018 0 Comments Read More →

World

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

1984 Sikh Genocide victims allege Cong ‘discrimination’

The victims of the 1984 Sikh Genocide on Thursday met Sri Akal Takht Sahib Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, apprising him of the “discriminatory” treatment given to them by the Congress-led state government.The Jathedar assured them that the matter would be taken up with the government.Under the banner of ‘1984 Sikh Kataleaam Peerat Welfare Society (Punjab)’, […]

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Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek  Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib excommunicates Harnek Neki

Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday excommunicated New Zealand-based Radio Virsa host Harnek Neki over derogatory comments on Sikhs Gurus and present leaders of the community.Neki was summoned to Sri Akal Takht Sahibtwice by jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh but he failed to make an appearance, prompting the five Sikh high priests to decide on his […]

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Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

Judge orders UK Government To Disclose Papers Revealing Their Hand in 84 Attack

CALLS FOR INDEPENDENT PUBLIC INQUIRY INTENSIFY AS JUDGE ORDERS CABINET OFFICE TO DECLASSIFY SECRET PAPERS AND RECOGNISES LIMITATIONS OF HEYWOOD REVIEW London (12 June 2018):Judge Murray Shanks, who presided over a three-day hearing in London in March has ordered the Cabinet Office that it must declassify secret papers about the Amritsar massacre in June 1984. […]

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NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

NDP Statement on the 34th anniversary of the 1984 Golden Temple Invasion

Jagmeet Singh, Leader of Canada’s NDP, issued the following statement: This month, New Democrats mark the 34th anniversary of the invasion of the Darbar Sahib Complex and dozens of other Gurdwaras in Punjab, India, that took place in June of 1984. I wish to personally extend my sympathies to the families of all those who […]

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California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

California Sikhs Commemorate 34th Anniversary of Attack on Sri Darbar Sahib

Sikh community of California marched on June 10th to commemorate the 34th anniversary of attack on Sri Darbar Sahib, Amritsar, in 1984.The march started from 2nd Street and ended at Civic Centre Plaza in San Francisco downtown. About 9,000 Sikhs walked on Market Street and covered one mile of every inch, according to organizers.Sikh gathering […]

By 12th June 2018 0 Comments Read More →
GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

GST on langar VS Sarkari financial aid

Amid opposition, the SGPC and Sri Akal Takht Sahib on Thursday endorsed the financial aid offered by the Union Government for langar under the Seva Bhoj Yojana. Giani Gurbachan Singh sent an appreciation note to the Centre and the state government for waiving the GST on langar purchases.The SGPC too is feeling relieved of extra […]

By 8th June 2018 0 Comments Read More →

India

Punjab man killed in a blast in Canada house

Punjab man killed in a blast in Canada house

Jasmel Singh, a native of Nabha in Punjab, staying at Abottsford in Canada was killed in a massive blast at his house on Thursday evening. The family has been settled in Canada for 30 years and was preparing for the wedding of Jasmel’s younger daughter on August 18. Jasmel was father-in-law of local municipal councillor, […]

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Dozens of civilians killed in school bus attack

Dozens of civilians killed in school bus attack

The Saudi-UAE military alliance at war with Yemen’s Houthi rebels has been blamed for an air attack on a school bus that killed dozens of people, including at least 29 children.The vehicle came under attack as it was driving near a crowded market in the Houthi-controlled province of Saada, which borders Saudi Arabia, the International […]

By 10th August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Police chief’s son arrested for allegedly attacking Sikh man

Police chief’s son arrested for allegedly attacking Sikh man

MANTECA, Calif:There’s a sense of relief for the family of a 71-year-old Sikh man after his suspected attackers, one the son of Union City’s police chief, were put behind bars.Eighteen-year-old Tyrone McAllister was taken into custody on Wednesday. He’s the estranged son of Union City Police Chief Darryl McAllister.Chief McAllister says he helped Manteca police […]

By 9th August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Sikh Man Attacked in Hate Crime: ‘My Turban Really Saved Me’

Sikh Man Attacked in Hate Crime: ‘My Turban Really Saved Me’

A Sikh man who was recently ambushed, beaten up and told to return to his country said he believed that the very thing that may have prompted the assault also protected him from further harm.“My turban really saved me,” Surjit Malhi of Turlock, Calif., said in an interview on Monday.Mr. Malhi, 50, was putting up […]

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Teens crashed stolen car into police cruisers in Brampton

Teens crashed stolen car into police cruisers in Brampton

Three teens have been charged after they crashed a stolen vehicle into two police cruisers in Brampton, police say. Police said they received information about a stolen vehicle in a park on Creditview Road Friday.When police arrived in the area, they located the vehicle and it attempted to flee, crashing into two police cars in […]

By 7th August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Widow of Indian man to be granted  visa

Widow of Indian man to be granted visa

In Indian culture the widow of a man who has died tragically is viewed as bad luck, and thus shunned by her community and society . Indian woman Tanvi Bhavsar was granted a two-year visa after an appeal made by her on humanitarian grounds. Tanvi Bhavsar knows her late husband would be delighted with the […]

By 2nd August 2018 0 Comments Read More →

Sikhs of Mumbai’s Punjabi Camp Colony fear eviction

Sikhs of Mumbai’s Punjabi Camp Colony fear eviction

Even as the issue of eviction of Sikhs living in Meghalaya’s Shillong is yet to be fully resolved, fear of eviction is looming large over a section of the community based in the Punjabi Camp Colony of Mumbai in Maharashtra. In a press release here, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Friday said some […]

By 15th August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
ATS Recovers  Bombs and RDX From Hindu Terrorist

ATS Recovers Bombs and RDX From Hindu Terrorist

The Maharashtra Anti Terror Squad (ATS) has recovered at least eight country-made bombs and other explosives from the house of Sanathan Sanstha worker Vaibhav Raut.In a late night raid, the squad searched Raut’s house and a nearby local shop in Palghar. According to a source, at least eight country-made bombs were recovered from his residence. […]

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In Gurugram, Muslim Man Forced To Shave Beard After Argument

In Gurugram, Muslim Man Forced To Shave Beard After Argument

A Muslim man was allegedly forced to shave his beard and thrashed following an altercation in Gurugram’s Sector 29. A resident of Haryana’s Mewat, Jaffruddin had come to Gurgaon to meet his friend when the accused started abusing the victim in Khandsa Mandi area on Tuesday.The three were identified as Gaurav alias Tedha (a resident […]

By 3rd August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Watch The Great Khali Party With Ladies

Watch The Great Khali Party With Ladies

The Great Khali started his pro wrestling career 18 years ago after training in gyms to become a pro wrestler back in India. He was obviously a standout there and caught the eye of the Punjab Police and he moved to the states to start his career in 2000.Khali recently shared a video of his […]

By 31st July 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Head priest rapes woman inside temple premises in Greater Noida

Head priest rapes woman inside temple premises in Greater Noida

Case registered; hunt launched to arrest the accused A woman was allegedly raped by the head priest inside a temple premises in a Greater Noida village, police said on Saturday. The incident took place in Dhoom Manikpur village in the Badalpur police station area on July 9, they said.According to the police complaint, the victim […]

By 29th July 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Air India blames weather for bed bugs infestation

Air India blames weather for bed bugs infestation

India’s national carrier, Air India, has blamed the weather for a bed bug infestation on one of its recent flights from New York to the western city of Mumbai.Photos of a few business class passengers bitten by bed bugs were widely shared online in the past week.Air India temporarily grounded flights between Newark and Mumbai […]

By 28th July 2018 0 Comments Read More →

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Sikhs Want Government to Name Sumedh Saini in Behbal  Kalan firing Case

Sikhs Want Government to Name Sumedh Saini in Behbal Kalan firing Case

Acting on the recommendations of the Justice Ranjit Singh (retd) Commission, Punjab Police has included the names of four police personnel in the FIR registered in 2015 in the Behbal Kalan firing incident in which two people were killed. The names of PPS officers Charanjeet Singh (the then SSP Moga, now retired), Bikramjit Singh (then […]

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Canada shooting: Several injured in  firing in Fredericton

Canada shooting: Several injured in firing in Fredericton

Toronto: At least four people were killed in a shooting incident in the eastern Canadian city of Fredericton, police said on Friday.The Fredericton police said in a post on Twitter the incident was ongoing and there were multiple fatalities. The police urged people to stay inside and lock doors. In 2014, another mass shooting in […]

By 11th August 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Teen strangles 8-yr-old girl to death with mobile charger cord

Teen strangles 8-yr-old girl to death with mobile charger cord

A 15-year-old boy allegedly strangulated an eight-year-old girl to death using a mobile charger cord after tying her legs and hands with shoelaces at Joggowal Jattan village under the Dhariwal police station.The accused has been arrested.SSP Swarandeep Singh said the girl’s body was recovered from the house of an army man who had asked the […]

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