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Phoolka seeks memorial to victims of ’84 genocide

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New Delhi: Senior advocate HS Phoolka who is fighting a case for the victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh genocide today demanded that a memorial be built on the 30th anniversary of the carnage. Over 3,000 Sikhs were killed in the riots in Delhi alone, he said. In a letter written to Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh, Phoolka said the memorial should ...

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SC refuses to permit petitioner to argue PIL on 1984 Genocide

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New Delhi: The Supreme Court today refused to permit a non-advocate petitioner to argue his PIL in which he raked up the issue of de-recognising a political party for its alleged role in the 1984 Sikh genocide and sought withdrawal of the top civilian award conferred on its leader. “Having regard to the subject matter, We decline the petitioner to ...

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Phoolka: Withdraw security cover from ’84 genocide accused

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New Delhi: AAP leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka today demanded that Z category security provided to the accused of 1984 Sikh genocide should be withdrawn. In a letter written to Union Minister of Home Affairs Rajnath Singh, Phoolka said for the past 30 years, the leaders who are responsible for killing Sikhs in November 1984, had been provided the highest security cover, ...

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UK: Nick Clegg sidesteps Justice for 1984 Sikh Genocide

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London, United Kingdom: The Sikh Federation (UK) last year arranged a meeting of British Sikh representatives with Nick Clegg, the Deputy Prime Minister and Simon Hughes, the Deputy Leader of the Liberal Democrats at that time. In a more detailed follow up meeting in his office at the Cabinet Office Sikh Federation (UK) representatives suggested in a future trip to India ...

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Bhattal meets Hooda, seeks relief for Genocide hit

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Chandigarh: Senior Congress leader and former Chief Minister Rajinder Kaur Bhattal today led a delegation of Haryana Sikhs to meet Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda at his official residence here. She also handed him a charter of demands, said a statement issued here today. Bhattal told Hooda that the Sikhs in Haryana had suffered a lot during the 1984 Sikh ...

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A reader’s comments about ban on Punjabi Movie Kaum De Heere

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Chandigarh: Recently the Govt. of India banned Punjabi movie Kaum De Heere. It was a big news in Indian newspapers. I’ll like to share some of the comments I wrote on Times of India website and some of my counter comments in reply to some of the other people making comments. I hope you’ll find them interesting. It clearly proves ...

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Now India’s CBFC bans Punjabi Movie “Dilli 1984 – Insaaf Di Udeek”

Now India’s CBFC bans Punjabi Movie “Dilli 1984 – Insaaf Di Udeek”

New Delhi, India: It is learnt that another Punjabi movie “Insaaf Di Udeek – Dilli 1984″ has been denied clearance Certificate by Central Board of Film Certification (CBFC). Ashok Gupta, director of the movie told during a press conference that an interview of Sikh Genocide 1984 victims and eye-witness was the main motivation behind the movie. He said that the story ...

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Welfare Board demands CBI inquiry into Sikh genocide

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Ludhiana, Punjab: The members o f Ludhiana Sikh Migrants Welfare Board (LSMWB) have expressed disappointment over the delay in justice to the victims of Sikh genocide in 1984. In a press release issued here on Saturday, Kanwaljit Singh Mong a, president, LSMWB, stated that they were disparaged with the role of political parties to carry forward the cause as they had ...

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Sikh panel puts candidates to test

Sikh panel puts candidates to test

Ludhiana, Punjab: The Ludhiana Sikh Migrants Welfare Board asked all major political parties and their candidates contesting the Lok Sabha elections to make their stand clear on all crucial issues related to victims of  Sikh genocide of 1984 so that more than 15,000 families settled in the city could decide their line of action. In an open letter to state presidents ...

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Dhadi jathas on SAD trail: Religion meets politics in campaign’s music

Members of a dhadi jatha performing at Akalia Kalan village before the arrival of sitting MP and SAD candidate from Bathinda, Harsimrat Kaur Badal,

Bathinda, Punjab: “Shikhar te chadh gayi mehngayi, janta teri payi satayi, Lokan da kadhya kachoomar, kismat jandi dhendi. Indira diye nuhein ladliye, eh kursi nahiyon rehndi,” sings a a dhadi jatha (traditional singing group) campaigning for Shiromani Akali Dal candidate and sitting MP Harsimart Badal in Bathinda. Loosely translated, the verse says, “Prices have touched the sky, people are suffering; but ...

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State ministers backing drug mafia: Kejri

AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal during a roadshow in support of HS Phoolka in Ludhiana

Ludhiana, Punjab: Claims credit for getting a SIT formed to investigate the 1984 Sikh genocide. Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal today slammed the SAD-BJP Government for “failing” to curb the drug problem in Punjab. Speaking during his roadshow in the city, he alleged some ministers were hand in glove with drug peddlers. Interacting with a gathering at Dana Mandi here, Kejriwal ...

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HS Phoolka under attack by Fake and highly Controversial leaders of Organization

Members of the Sikh Katle-Aam Peerat Welfare Society protest against AAP candidate HS Phoolka in Ludhiana.

Ludhiana, Punjab: Genocide victims’ welfare society alleges he withdrew case against Tytler. The members of 1984 Sikh Katle-Aam Peerat Welfare Society (Punjab) today alleged that the AAP candidate HS Phoolka has withdrawn his anti-Sikh genocide case against congress leader Jagdish Tytler filed in Karkardooma Court of Delhi. Surjit Singh and Gurdeep Kaur, president and women wing president, respectively, of the society ...

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