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Sikh Federation (UK) welcomes statement by Canadian PM Stephen Harper defending Freedom of expression

London,England: The Sikh Federation (UK) has congratulated Stephen Harper, the Canadian Prime Minister, for taking a strong stand against India and defending the right of Sikhs to campaign for a Sikh homeland. The Federation has exclusively disclosed to Ajit details of what almost certainly led Stephen Harper to come out in support of Sikhs right to campaign for a Sikh ...

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Stephen Harper explains his position on political activism of Canadian Sikh diaspora

Ludhiana,Bangalore, India : According to media reports the Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, who is on a visit to India and has received complaints about political activities of Sikhs in Canada concerning the political rights of Sikhs in India, said on November 08, 2012 that “he won’t interfere with the political rights of Canadian Sikhs who advocate a separate state ...

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Stephen Harper team disputes Indian allegations of Sikh extremism in Canada

Toronto, Canada – In a bold move, Conservative MP Nina Grewal has defiantly opposed suggestions of Sikh Extremism by India.  While traveling with a delgation of 4 Sikh MPs alongside Prime Minister Harper in Punjab, the Conservatives have faced a lot of criticism. Human rights activists have suggested that the poor timing of the trip which coincides with the 28th Anniversary of the 1984 ...

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India tells PM Harper that Canadian Sikh Diaspora is “extremist”

Ludhaina,Panjab: India has once again shouted it’s alleged concerns about so-called “Sikh extremism” in Canada. According to media reports: “It’s the latest in a string of efforts by Indian authorities, including Prime Minister Manmohan Singh, to press Ottawa to stay vigilant about Sikhs in Canada who favour the establishment of Khalistan”. This time Preneet Kaur, India’s Minister of State of ...

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Canadain PM Stephen Harper visits Sikh Golden Temple

Amritsar, Punjab: Prime Minister Stephen Harper wrapped up his three-day visit to India Wednesday with a visit to the Sikh Golden Temple in Amritsar. Harper was surrounded by a massive crowd during the hectic visit to the temple, said CTV’s Graham Richardson, who is travelling with the prime minister. “There were thousands of people there thronging around the prime minister ...

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