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Captain corners BJP on Kutch farmers

Amritsar, Punjab: Launching his election campaign from the Attari Assembly segment today, Congress candidate Capt Amarinder Singh said the BJP had “thrown Navjot Singh Sidhu out of Amritsar” and that the saffron party had no sympathy for the displaced Sikh farmers in Gujarat. At his first public meeting here, he said: “They’ve brought in Arun Jaitley to contest from Amritsar. He ...

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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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19th Century Sikh Art and Artefacts to be auctioned at Bonhams,

London, UK: 19th Century Sikh Art and Artefacts to be auctioned at Bonhams, New Bond Street, London on 8 April 2014 at 10.30AM. – A gold and silver-damascened steel Quoit (chakram) depicting the Sikh Gurus (Sialkot, 19th Century) Of circular form, the outer edge sharpened, decorated in silver and gold inlay with alternating cartouches containing depictions of seated figures with ...

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A tale of two hijackers – One gets Congress ticket for fourth time and other is India’s most wanted.

Jalandhar, Punjab: The candidature of a former hijacker Bhola Pandey from Salempur constituency of UP by Congress for the fourth time in a row has given handle to Sikh group Dal Khalsa to draw comparison between the treatment meted out to him and Dal Khalsa leader Gajinder Singh, who hijacked an Indian Airline plane and who is on India’s most ...

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Bhullar deserves to be freed at the earliest, says Sukhbir

Hoshiarpur, Punjab: Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal has welcomed the Supreme Court judgment commuting the death sentence of Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to life term. Sukhbir said Bhullar deserved to be released soon. “Bhullar has been languishing in jail for more than two decades and is not in a sound mental state. He must be released at the earliest,” he ...

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