Tag Archives: Sikh leaders

Radicals form new Akali party

Amritsar, Punjab: Radical elements in the Sikh Panth, opposed to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD), have joined hands to form yet another Akali party — the United Akali Dal (UAD). The formal declaration of the formation of the UAD was made here on Saturday following a convention of the United Sikh Movement, a socio-religious group that had been in existence ...

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84 genocide is issue in California race

Sacramento, California: Anger stemming from the 1984 Sikh genocide in India has crept into one of the closest and most expensive congressional races in the country. Some Sikh political activists and the California Republican Party are campaigning against Democratic Rep Ami Bera, saying he refuses to acknowledge the alleged involvement of the Indian government in the riots. Bera, a physician representing a ...

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Operation aftermath: Target killings of Sikhs to be raised in parliament

Islamabad, Pakistan:After being pushed onto the back foot as a result of the Zarb-e-Azb operation, militants have found a new way to get media coverage — targeting member of minority communities in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (K-P). The target killing of Sikhs in parts of K-P has become a serious concern for Pakistani Sikhs. “It is a matter of concern, anger and ...

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SAD Delhi chief meets Shah, seeks SIT probe into 1984 genocide

New Delhi: Picking up the thread from the Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal’s representation to Prime Minister Narendra Modi demanding an SIT probe into the 1984 Sikh genocide, the Delhi unit of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) today met BJP president Amit Shah and reiterated the demand. A delegation of the SAD led by its Delhi president Manjit Singh (GK) called ...

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HSGMC supporters stage protest, want control of shrines in Haryana

Ambala, Haryana: Hundreds of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) supporters led by their leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalwi on Sunday took out a protest march through the main bazaars of Ambala. The Sikh leaders were demanding that the gurdwaras in Haryana be handed over to them and administration should take steps to remove the SGPC task force ...

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