Opinion

30 years on, no fading of 84′ wounds, ideals

Amritsar, Punjab: The 30th anniversary of the Indian government’s 7 day brutal and bloody crackdown on pro-human right activists in Golden Temple was passing quietly in Amritsar, but for some it is not completely forgotten. Sri Harmandir Sahib and the narrow avenue that leads to it were both little eerily tense on the anniversary week, with intelligence police and pro-GOI ...

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Meet Amritsar AAP candidate Dr Daljit Singh

Amritsar, Punjab: Dr Daljit Singh is a world renowned eye surgeon, a poet and a visionary. Born in 1934 in Amritsar, the doctor completed his studies from the city and has always lived there. Both his sons and daughters-in-law are also doctors as are two of his grandchildren. He was the first to introduce lens implantation in cataract surgeries in ...

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Gadar party believes that 1947 was just Transfer of Power not Freedom

A deceased Gadar Party member, Baba Bhagat Singh, who breathed his last in 2009, was never satisfied with the kind of Independence India got on August 15, 1947. Therefore, he wanted to continue his struggle for the same even after 1947, said his son, Kulbir Singh Sangherha, who is also a member of Indian Workers Association in the UK. Kulbir ...

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Draconian and Repressive laws of India

Ludhiana, Punjab: On 1 March outside the Ludhiana Courthouse, a seminar took place that was arranged by the Peoples Movement Against UAPA. Advocate Jaspal Singh Manjhpur took on the role of stage secretary and among those in attendance were; Jatinder Singh, a scholar from Punjab University, Kamal Faloqui, Advocate Rajvinder Singh Bains and Professor P Koyia. India introduced its first ...

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Hugh Jackman worn Sikh Turban for a Brit Asian TV series “Kumars”

Hollywood star Hugh Jackman, 45, took everyone by surprise by tweeting a picture donning a blue turban, on Wednesday. The Wolverine actor was seen sporting a blue turban, very similar to the one mostly worn by Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, in a pic that was part of a cameo that Jackman did for the hit Brit-Asian TV series, Kumars. Soon, the social ...

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