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EC seeks video of Badal’s critical Hola Mohalla speech

Chandigarh: The Election Commission of India (ECI) has called for the video footage of the March 16 Hola Mohalla speech and media address of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, since it will not take its criticism lightly. On March 15, the EC had banned political conferences during Hola Mohalla when the SAD had made elaborate arrangements already for the rally ...

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Sikh monument irks Kisumu preachers

Kisumu, Kenya: The controversial monument erected by the Sikh community in one of the streets in Kisumu has caused jittery among the city residents. The storm was raised by members of Repentance and Holiness Ministry associated with Prophet Dr. David Owuor who claimed the statue was ‘satanic’. The monument, erected on top of a rock along Mosque Road on a roundabout, ...

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Witness to seek Lt Governor’s nod for records on Sajjan

New Delhi: A Delhi government official on Monday told a local court, which is trying Congress leader Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 Sikh genocide case, that he would seek permission from the Lt Governor’s office for showing records related to the grant of sanction to prosecute the accused in the matter. Vishwendra Singh, then deputy secretary (home) of the Delhi ...

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US Sikh council to check hate crime through PR

Chandigarh, Punjab: The Sikh Council on Religion and Education (SCORE), which consists of prominent members of the community in the USA, is in talks with a renowned public relations (PR) firm, AKPD, to create awareness about Sikhism there. US-based social activist and SCORE chairman Rajwant Singh said the PR agency had handled the election campaign of US President Barack Obama. He ...

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Experts dwell on contribution of Sikhism to peace

Amritsar, Punjab: Though all the religions around the world teach love, preach sympathy for others and encourage mutual respect and harmony, yet the world today is torn by conflicts, enmity and religious hatred. These views were expressed by Joginder Singh Vedanti, former Jathedar, Sri Akal Takht Sahib, during the inaugural session of a symposium on ‘Contribution of Sikhism in Promoting Peace ...

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