‘Nobody asks us why we took up arms’: former Assamese militant

Bijay Singh Lakhra has closely witnessed violence for most of his life. He was just 12 in 1996 when bloody clashes erupted between the adivasis and Bodos in Assam, spawning a new chapter of distrust and fear between the communities. Two years later, the state was thrown into another spiral of bloodshed. These events left a lasting imprint on Lakhra. ...

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SGPC wants Sikh representative in India Film Censor Board

Religious body Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has demanded the inclusion of a Sikh representative in the Censor Board. This comes in after the recent Censor Board certificate to the film starting the Dera Sacha Sauda chief.

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Movie Proud to be a Sikh

The movie is based on the life of a gursikh professor who comes to INDIA with lots of aspirations and feelings for his heritage and culture, as he had to leave the country during 1984. But as soon as he enters the city he comes across a very different environment and culture among sikh youth. Also few incidents occured which ...

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“Sikh Are not Hindus” Petition – White House Response Admits “Religious Freedom” Issue In India

Sikhs for justice

Washington DC, US: The White House issued an official response to rights group’s petition “Sikhs Are Not Hindus” stating that “During his recent trip to India, the President discussed the importance of religious freedom and tolerance in India on January 27 during his speech at Siri Fort in New Delhi”. “President Obama underscored that India’s success depended on the nation not ...

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SGPC took control of Patna Sahib board from Sarna group

Widening its control in the religious arena, the SAD today succeeded in wresting the power at Takht Sri Patna Sahib Management Board from SAD (Delhi) with SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar getting unanimously elected as the new board president in the mid-term poll of the office-bearers. During the election held under the supervision of the district judge, eight members owing ...

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