Tag Archives: Sikh activists

Detainee Gurmeet Singh gets 28-day parole

Mohali, Punjab: A few hours after Sikh activists staged a dharna in front of the Burail Jail in Chandigarh today, the UT Administration issued a warrant for Gurmeet Singh’s release on a 28-day parole. Gurmeet Singh, convicted in the Beant Singh assassination case, is lodged in Burail Jail along with co-accused Shamsher Singh and Lakhwinder Singh. Being a holiday tomorrow, he ...

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Sikhs to report airport abuse via smartphone app in US

Washington, USA: Sikh activists, fed up with being singled out at US airports, yesterday launched an updated smartphone application to make it easier for passengers to file complaints. The free downloadable app called FlyRights lets travellers instantly send their concerns to the US Transportation Security Administration, which would then respond through its own channels. Launched ahead of Thanksgiving, one of the ...

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