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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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US court wants to see Sonia’s passport

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New York, USA: A US court has ordered Congress president Sonia Gandhi to provide a copy of her passport as documentary evidence by April 7 to determine if she was in America last September when a Sikh rights group claims to have served summons on her in the 1984 Sikh genocide case. Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) claims Sonia was served summons ...

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Jagdish Tytler withdraws nomination for Congress primary from Delhi

Jagdish Tytler withdraws nomination for Congress primary from Delhi.

Delhi: According to reports on NDTV, Congress leader Jagdish Tytler has withdrawn his candidature for the Lok Sabha seat from northeast Delhi under the primaries project. In the last Lok Sabha polls, Mr Tytler’s candidature was withdrawn by the party due to protests over his alleged role in 1984 anti-Sikh Genocide. Along with Mr Tytler, Congress leaders Rakesh Lalotia, a ...

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HS Phoolka to fight fierce battle against SAD (Badal) and Congress in Ludhiana

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Ludhiana, Punjab: Senior advocate HS Phoolka (58) is the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) candidate from Ludhiana Parliamentary constituency. His name was announced today in the first list of the AAP candidates for the ensuing Lok Sabha poll. The candidature of Phoolka, who has spearheaded the cause of 1984 Sikh genocide victims, makes the Ludhiana Parliamentary poll a triangular contest, the other ...

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Amarinder questions Badal’s role during Op Bluestar

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Chandigarh: Questioning the role of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal before and after Operation Bluestar, former Congress chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh, on Friday, alleged that Badal went underground at a farm house in Bazpur, Uttarakhand, in June 1984, before the military action and had returned only after the operation was over. He added that the issue was raked up ...

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1984 Anti-Sikh Genocide – The silence of the police station diaries.

1984 Anti-Sikh Genocide - The silence of the police station diaries.

New Delhi: The focus is now on how Congress leader Sajjan Kumar was acquitted in a major anti-Sikh Genocide case where he was accused of inciting a mob that led to violence. A key factor in his acquittal was the testimony of a police constable from the local station who contradicted witnesses, saying Sajjan never visited that area. But serious ...

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