Who killed 35 Sikhs at Chattisinghpora?

Srinagar, J&K: Jagdish Singh Azad, 60, is one of the Sikh leaders who motivated his community to stay back in Valley in 1990 when majority of the Kashmiri Pandits left after armed insurgency broke out in Kashmir. Almost 20-years down the line, Azad feels that his decision was right. “I was young at that time, but decided that we should ...

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Punjab Cancer train a lifeline for stricken patients

Bathinda, Punjab: There was little hope of survival for 17-year old Sukhjit Singh, a resident of Ramuwala Kalan village in Moga district who was diagnosed with blood cancer earlier this year. However, as soon as his parents came to know about a cancer hospital located in Bikaner the three boarded the Abohar-Jodhpur passenger train at Bathinda on the night of ...

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Sikh students can carry ‘kirpan’ in 61 US schools

Washington DC, USA: Sikh students enrolled in 61 schools run by the National Heritage Academies in the US have been allowed to carry ‘kirpan’, a symbol of their faith, subject to certain restrictions. The National Heritage Academies (NHA), which runs its schools in the states of Michigan, Ohio, Colorado, Indiana, North Carolina and New York, has allowed Sikh children to ...

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Iran lab finds Chemicals in Indian basmati

Chandigarh, Punjab: Dealing a blow to basmati export and loss to Punjab and Haryana farmers, Iran has stopped import of Indian basmati after a government laboratory detected high contents of arsenic, cadmium and lead in the rice exported to it a few days back. This development has resulted in steep fall in basmati prices in the export and domestic markets. ...

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“Sikhs for justice" protests Kamal Nath Visit to US

New York, USA: Kamal Nath MP and Union Minister of India for Road and Transport who is currently in United States to attract investors and met World Bank officials and other investors was indicted by the Nanavati Commission on allegations that he lead the mob that killed Sikhs during November 1984 massacre of Sikhs. The Commission established by the Indian ...

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