Tag Archives: Sikhs

NDP EXPRESSES CONCERN OVER FORCED DISAPPEARANCES IN THE PUNJAB REGION

Ottawa, Canada:  New Democrats are expressing concern over the safety of Punjab Police sub inspector Surjit Singh following allegations of police participation in forced disappearances in the Punjab. Surjit Singh recently revealed that as a member of the Punjab Police, he participated in the murders of 83 Sikh youth on the orders of his superiors. Mr. Singh made further allegations ...

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NCM seeks info on loss in Sikh shrines of U’khand

Patiala, Punjab: National Minorities Commission (NCM) has sought a complete report from Uttarakhand Minorities Commission (UKMC) regarding loss of life and property of Sikh devotees in the recent floods. Ajiab Singh, member of NCM has written a letter to the chairman of UKMC Narinderjit Singh Bindra in this regard. Bindra is also the vice-chairman of Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust ...

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UK Sikhs feel very British

London, UK: Bhangra and chicken tandoori may be British obsessions. But equally, Sikhs are top of the table when it comes to feeling British, says a new report. Almost 62% of Sikhs, followed by 57% of Muslims and 54% of Hindus describe their only national identity as British, according to an analysis of Britain’s 2011 Census. The figure is just ...

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Sajjan’s acquittal: Sikhs march towards PM’s house

Delhi: A group of Sikhs Sunday attempted to march towards Prime Minister Manmohan Singh’s residence protesting against the acquittal of Congress Sajjan Kumar in a 1984 Sikh genocide, even as an indefinite fast by one of the victims entered the third day. The protesters who gathered at Jantar Mantar in New Delhi began their march towards the 7, Race Course ...

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UNITED SIKHS urges Canadian Government to object to France’s ban on Religious Symbols

Ottawa, Canada: French Prime Minster Jean-Marc Ayrault will be visiting Canada. The Ontario Gurudwaras Committee (OGC) is writing today in support of United Sikhs’ request to the Canadian Government to voice their objection against the ban in France and in doing so, to comply with the UN ruling opposing the decision. The OGC has been advised that the United Sikhs ...

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