Pro-Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh is likely to surrender on April 7. The surrender is expected to be before Akal Takht Conference. In this regard, the Punjab Police has issued an extensive alert and high security across the state of Punjab. The fugitive Khalistani is on run since March and has escaped the huge force of Punjab Police. Meanwhile, Singh is releasing videos, claiming to appear before the world soon.
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The chase for pro-Khalistani leader Amritpal Singh continues, whereas he is successfully escaping the police. Several videos of Singh is being circulated on social media platforms, escaping police using various vehicles. In the latest development, the leader and preacher slammed the Punjab and Haryana police and blames them for attacking the Sikh Community. He also called for a 'Sarbat Khalsa' congregation on Baisakhi, to discuss issues of… read-more
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Kangana Ranaut has been summoned by the Delhi Assembly Committee, on November 25. The summon notice was issued in regard to several complaints registered against the actress related to her recent "Khalistani Terrorist" remark against the Sikh Community. As per the complaint, the comment was derogatory and hurtful. Committee's Deputy Secretary Sadanand Shah, issued notice and asked Ranaut to appear before them on December 6.
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At the inauguration of Gurudwara at Singapore's Silat Road, the Prime Minister, Lee Hsien Loong was witnessed wearing a white turban while greeting “Sat Sri Akal” to the community members. The PM expressed gratitude towards the Sikh community for their unconditional help during the Covid-19 pandemic. Regardless of caste, religion, and race, the contribution of Sikhs was commendable, he stated. The netizens went in awe by his approach.
The Sikh community has been outraged by the web series "Grahan" which is set to launch on June 24 in Disney+Hotstar. The president of the SGPC community, considered as the top body amongst the Sikh community, has called for a ban on the series which is based on the anti-Sikh riots of 1984. According to the president, the reason for the ban is the objectionable portrayal of a Sikh character.
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Accusing PM Narendra Modi of taking an "anti-farmer" stand, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Bibi Jagir Kaur stated that the committee would not invite PM Modi for upcoming Sikh events. The SGPC chief said, "The Prime Minister’s stance has caused great damage to farmers". Bibi also demanded an immediate reopening of the Kartarpur Corridor, which was closed due to the pandemic.
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Politician Navjot Singh Sidhu took to Twitter and apologized for wearing a shawl with Sikh religious symbols. Sidhu wrote “Shri Akal Takht Sahib is Supreme, if I have unknowingly hurt the sentiments of even One Sikh, I apologize.” "Millions of other Sikhs put on Sikh symbols on Turban, clothes and also carve Tattoos, so did I", he mentioned. Reportedly, on December 29 the Akal Takht’s Giani Harpreet Singh had asked Sidhu to apologize for the… read-more
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Condemning the desecration of Mahatma Gandhi’s statue at Washington D.C., the White House Press Secretary Kayleigh McEnany has described the act as "appalling". Kayleigh stated Gandhi has fought for the values of peace, justice and freedom, which the US respects utmost. Earlier, the statue was desecrated by a pro-Khalistani group who hijacked the peaceful protests supporting the Indian farmers. Moreover, the Embassy has sought a probe on the… read-more
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The members of the Sikh Community carried out a rally on October 10 against the alleged manhandling of a 'Sikh man', identified as Balwinder Singh, by Kolkata police during a BJP rally. The uproar followed a viral video, wherein the police can be seen pulling Balwinder's turban. However, the police have denied the allegations saying that the turban fell "automatically" during the scuffle to seize the gun he was carrying.