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Sikh re-elected to NZ Parliament

Melbourne,Australia: Three Indian-origin politicians, including a Sikh, were elected to New Zealand’s Parliament in the just-concluded general elections. Kanwaljeet Singh Bakshi, Dr Parmjeet Parmar and Mahesh Bindra have made it to the 121-member Parliament, the New Zealand Herald reported on Monday. While Delhi-born Bakshi is set to begin his third term in Parliament, Pune-graduate Parmar and Mumbai- bor n Bindra ...

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Gurdwara act a solution to many problems: Chandumajra

Jalandhar, Punjab: Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) general secretary and Member of Parliament from Anandpur Sahib Prem Singh Chandumajra on Saturday advocated the need to implement the All India Gurdwara act, which proposes single governing body for all gurdwaras across the country and is a long-pending demand of various sections of the Sikh. Addressing a press conference, Chandumajra said there was a ...

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HSGPC move ‘interference’ in Sikh affairs, says SAD

Chandigarh: Terming the move of the Haryana Government to constitute a separate committee for managing affairs of gurdwaras in the state as a “direct interference in the affairs of the Sikhs”, the legislature party of the Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today said it was a direct assault on Sikh psyche. In a unanimously passed resolution, the SAD legislature party, which met ...

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Declassify Bluestar documents, demand Akalis

New Delhi: In the wake of steaming debate on UK’s advisory role in Operation Bluestar, the Akalis today upped the ante against the government demanding immediate de-classification of correspondence between the Indian and British Governments during that period. The demand for making official documents public got shriller with Akali MPs in both Houses giving notices for adjournment motion to discuss the ...

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Seechewal reminds Kaypee of poll promise

Jalandhar, Punjab: The member of Parliament from Jalandhar, Mohinder Singh Kaypee, had to face an awkward situation during a function here on Saturday when environmentalist Balbir Singh Seechewal reminded him of his pre-poll promise, which the former has failed to keep. “Parliament di miyad khatam hone ja rahi hai Kaypee sahib, hun taa paani waste haa da nahra laga devo ...

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