Tag Archives: Sikh detainees

Ailing Khalsa refuses medicine, shifted to gurdwara hall

Mohali, Punjab: Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, on an indefinite fast at Gurdwara Amb Sahib here to seek the release of Sikh detainees in various jails, is reported to have developed “symptoms of pneumonia”. Gurbaksh Singh, whose fast entered the 40th day today, was taken to Fortis Hospital. He has been shifted from a tent on the gurdwara premises to the shrine’s meeting ...

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SAD, Cong gear up for ‘show of strength’

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: Shaheedi jor mela  Release Sikh detainees to dominate the proceedings of splinters Akali factions; PPP to hold conference. Former finance minister Manpreet Singh Badalled People Party of Punjab (PPP) will organise its political conference during the shaheedi jor mela for the first time. With political conferences at the mela scheduled for December 26, the SAD and Congress leaders ...

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3 Sikh detainees agree to come out on parole

Mohali, Punjab: A day after the release of Lal Singh from Nabha jail, the three Sikh detainees —Lakhwinder Singh, Gurmeet Singh and Shamsher Singh — who are lodged in Burail Jail for the past 18 years in the Beant Singh assassination case have finally agreed to come out of jail on parole. The late-evening development follows a series of deliberations with ...

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Free 108 Sikh detainees in state jails first, Capt to CM

Mehraj, Bathinda: Former Pradesh Congress chief Capt Amarinder Singh today asked Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal to release Sikh detainees lodged in Punjab jails. Talking to the media after addressing an impressive gathering in his ancestral village here this afternoon, he claimed that 108 such detainees were lodged in the state jails. He said ...

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Sikhs rally for release of detainees

Amritsar, Punjab: Radical Sikh outfits today took out a protest march in support of Gurbaksh Singh and sought the immediate release of six Sikh detainees whose cases have been highlighted by him. Activists of Dal Khalsa, SAD (Panch Pardani), Sikh Youth of Punjab and other like-minded groups participated in the march, following which they submitted a memorandum to Deputy Commissioner Ravi ...

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