Sikh body honors kin of Gen Vaidya assassins

New Delhi: In a controversial move, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Wednesday honoured the kin of two terrorists —Harjinder Singh Jinda and Sukhdev Singh Sukha — who had killed former Army chief General AS Vaidya on August 10, 1986, two years after Operation Blue Star. This comes close on the heels of September 30 attack in London by suspected ...

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Sikh school proposals attracting ‘lot of enthusiasm’

U.S.A:PLANS for a Sikh free school in Derby are a “very good idea”, it was claimed last night. The proposed Derby Sikh Academy would build on the existing Sunday Punjabi school, which attracts up to 200 pupils at the Singh Sabha Gurdwara temple in Princes Street. The new school, serving a Sikh population of 8,000, would be one of only ...

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Martyrs – First International Production on Sikh History

Martyrs- Sikh Documentary Feature Film

Sikhs are a unique group of people that don’t write their history in ink, they write it in blood and Martyrs, the movie, is a testament to that. Martyrs is a second a documentary created by Jagmeet Singh Samundri, after his awarding winning documentary called ‘Rise of The Khalsa’. And now he is all set to create history by being ...

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Punjab Green Revolution: A Death to a Civilization?

Every night at 10.30 pm, a train leaves from small station in India’s northern state of Punjab to a very special destination. Passengers wear a sad and dismal face and comprise mostly of young children and adult men. Train 339 has been famously dubbed as India’s “Cancer Train”. It carries passengers from the state of Punjab to a government run ...

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The Development of Sikh Tribes in India

Sikhism is a monotheistic religion and the adherents of Sikhism are called Sikhs.  It advocates the Oneness of God and all the being of the universe His creation, hence all are of equal status. In every prayer the followers pray for Universal well being. They always are seen eager to help the poor and downtrodden. However certain groups of people ...

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