Congress party of India have experience of burning Sikhs alive: BJP MP

November 30, 2019 Indian controversial right-wing parliamentarian Pragya Thakur said Congress party workers have “experience” of burning people during the 1984 anti-Sikh riots after a Congress MLA threatened to `burn’ her for her remarks praising Nathuram Godse, assassin of Mahatama Gandhi. BJP MP Thakur is in the midst of a row over her remark about Godse, Mahatma Gandhi’s assassin, during […]

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Book take a critical view pique at Khalistan activism in Punjab

Book take a critical view pique at Khalistan activism in Punjab : Sikh Daily

November 30, 2019 A new book details how Khalistan activism in Punjab affected judiciary by delaying trials, how it influenced the popular culture and how the youth today are still responding to conditions in the northern state. “The Legacy of Militancy in Punjab: Long Road to ‘Normalcy’” by civil rights activist Inderjit Singh Jaijee and journalist Dona Suri also aims […]

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SGPC sets up centre to help Kartarpur pilgrims in documentation

November 28 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to help pilgrims visiting Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan in completing online documentation formalities. A special centre was set up at the Golden Temple entrance plaza today in addition to dedicated help desks in other gurdwaras. Apart from this, a free bus service is going to be launched tomorrow to ferry […]

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Statute to Sikh soldiers to be unveiled in the UK’s Huddersfield

Statute to Sikh soldiers to be unveiled in the UK’s Huddersfield : Sikh Daily

November 29 Hundreds of people are expected in Greenhead Park in the UK’s Huddersfield on Sunday for the unveiling of a new statute in honour of Sikh soldiers who fought in both World Wars. The six-foot statue is the first in Yorkshire to honour the sacrifice of British Indian Sikh soldiers, and comes after years of fundraising. The £50,000 monument, […]

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UK Labour MP lodge police complaint against anti-sikh comment

November 29 Labour candidate Philip Dunne has reported his Conservative rival to the police for telling him he was “talking through his turban”. Dunne, who is seeking re-election as the Tory MP for Ludlow, Shropshire, made the comment to Kuldip Sahota at a hustings event on Wednesday. Sahota, who is a Sikh, has described the remark as “hateful” and said […]

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