Tag Archives: Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana

The Canadian Sikh Community Will Not Be Marginalized by Milewski and Kay

Canada: The following was authored by a concerned Canadian Sikh academic, who wrote under the condition of anonymity, in rebuttal to Jonathan Kay’s piece, entitled “Why are some Canadian Sikhs expressing solidarity with an unrepentant terrorist?“ There are many questions surrounding the stay of execution of of Balwant Singh Rajoana, who was sentenced for his involvement in the 1995 assassination ...

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Father of deceased Sikh youth names Sub inspector Joginder Singh as killer

Shaheed Bhai Jaspal Singh

Gurdaspur, Punjab: On March 30, 2012, a day after the killing of a Sikh youth, Jaspal Singh in police firing; the Gurdaspur city continued to remain tense on Friday and also under curfew. The curfew however was relaxed for two hours from 4.30 pm to 6.30 pm for the convenience of the residents. As per certain media reports the administration ...

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India Supreme courth refuses clemency plea for Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana

New Delhi, India: Supreme Court of India today refused to take up plea seeking to grant clemency to former CM Beant’s Singh killer Balwant Singh Rajoana, who is to be hanged on Mar 31 as scheduled. An apex court bench, headed by Justice T.S. Thakur, dismissed as withdrawn the petition by advocate Abhinav Ramkrishna on the ground that the petitioner ...

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Killing and Persecution of Sikhs continues in Punjab

Gurdaspur, Punjab (KP) – Shock, grief and anger quickly spread through the Sikh community as news spread that an innocent Sikh youth reciting naam-simran at a protest in Gurdaspur was killed on the spot by members of Punjab Police who attacked a Sikh gathering without any warning. Bhai Jaspal Singh of Sidhwan, an 18 year-old Amritdhari engineering college student, along ...

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Curfew continues in Gurdaspur, Badal orders probe

Shiv Sena Gurdaspur Chief Harvinder Soni smashed motorcycles of Singhs on 28th March and then He called for Gurdaspur Bandh on 29th and also burnt effigy of Bhai Rajoana and raised insulting slogans against Sikhs. To get back the Turban of Singh and make this person apologize , Singhs were protesting peacefully on 29th, But this person along with dozen gangsters attacked Singhs. Police sided with him and fired upon Singhs which led to death of 18 years old college student and critical injured many others.

Gurdaspur, Punjab: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal Friday ordered a magisterial inquiry into the violence in Gurdaspur, where curfew continued after a youth was killed in police firing following a clash over the fate of Balwant Singh Rajoana, on death row for the 1995 assassination of then chief minister Beant Singh. Curfew had been imposed in Gurdaspur, 210 km ...

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