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Khalistan activists: Canada assures India of action


September 12th, 2012 - 6:06 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Sep 12 (IANS) Amid reports of stepped-up activities of Khalistan activists in Canada, Canadian Foreign Minister John Baird Wednesday assured India that his country was committed to curbing ... Read more...

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Badal hit by human rights lawsuit in US


August 9th, 2012 - 11:40 am ICT by IANS
Milwaukee (Wisconsin), Aug 9 (IANS) Visiting Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been hit by a federal lawsuit by a Sikh human rights group alleging that he ... Read more...

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American Sikhs hail India’s Sikh marriage law


May 23rd, 2012 - 1:08 pm ICT by IANS
Washington, May 23 (IANS) American Sikhs have hailed as "historic" the passage in the Indian parliament of Anand Marriage Act for the registration of Sikh marriages."This is a historic day ... Read more...

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International support to declare 1984 riots a genocide


July 15th, 2010 - 1:06 pm ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, July 15 (IANS) A global human rights advocacy group working for Sikh rights Thursday called for international support after the Sikh high priests in Amritsar announced that the 1984 anti-Sikh riots ... Read more...

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Beheading of Sikh condemned by Pakistan, India (Intro Roundup)


February 23rd, 2010 - 12:35 am ICT by IANS
Islamabad/Chandigarh, Feb 22 (IANS) Hundreds of fear-stricken Sikhs in Pakistan clamoured to escape to India after the Taliban beheaded a Sikh man in the restive tribal region of Khyber Pass. The ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan finds it difficult to accept amity among Hindus and Sikhs in India


January 19th, 2010 - 3:09 pm ICT by ANI
Moga (Punjab) Jan.19 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its Punjabi Durbar programme has sought to project that Hindus and Sikhs in India are not living in amity.The latest broadcasts have provoked ... Read more...

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Golden palanquin set up in Taran Taran Gurdwara in Punjab


January 18th, 2010 - 7:06 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinTaran Taran (Punjab), Jan.18 (ANI): Chanting verses from the Guru Granth sahib, a large number of devotees on Sunday participated in a special religious ceremony held for the installation ... Read more...

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Why is Radio Pakistan mute over sale of Gurudwara land in Pakistan?, ask Sikhs


January 6th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
Gurdaspur, Jan.6 (ANI): The confiscation of the land belonging to Sikh Gurudwaras in Pakistan for allotment to the Defence forces to build colonies has caused concern to the Sikh minority. The step ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan keen on wooing Sikhs


November 25th, 2009 - 8:08 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Nov.25 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan continues to harp on the state of Sikhs in India. In the latest programme it has chosen the non-resident Indians to ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan’s effort to revive Khalistan agitation, an effort in vain


September 28th, 2009 - 6:15 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Sep.28 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its recent Punjabi Darbar programme has given an indication that Pakistan wants to revive the Khalistan agitation which caused misery to thousands of Sikhs in ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan still obsessed with Sikhs’ rights


August 13th, 2009 - 7:43 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Aug.13 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan seems to be obsessed with the welfare of Sikhs in India, unaware that Sikhs are being driven out of parts of ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan still hopes to revive Khalistan agitation


July 13th, 2009 - 5:49 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, July 13 (ANI): Radio Pakistan in its latest broadcast has attempted to provoke communal sentiments in Punjab.In its Punjabi Darbar programme, it mentioned about the Blue Star Operation of 1984 ... Read more...

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‘Bluestar’ will remain etched in the Sikh psyche for generations (Comment)


June 4th, 2009 - 2:18 pm ICT by IANS
By Jaideep Sarin Prime Minister Manmohan Singh recently asked the Sikhs to move on with the cataclysmic events of 1984. Though the comment of the country's first Sikh prime minister were in ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan urges Sikhs, Muslims to unite against Hindus


March 21st, 2009 - 1:31 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Mar.20 (ANI): Radio Pakistan appears determined to continue to propagate a policy of `divide and rule in India. In its recent Punjabi Darbar program, it urged both Muslims and Sikhs ... Read more...

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Sikhs want Radio Pakistan to be updated


January 29th, 2009 - 8:25 pm ICT by ANI
Abohar, Jan.29 (ANI): Sikhs living in the border areas of Punjab want the Government of India to contact Pakistan and convey that steps should be taken to update the staff of ... Read more...

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Radio Pakistan, now a patron of Dalits in India


October 21st, 2008 - 6:36 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Oct.21 (ANI): The Punjabi Durbar programme of Radio Pakistan has been having a staple diet talking about the status of Sikhs in India. Now the radio has a new object ... Read more...

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There is no justice or religious freedom for Indian Sikhs: Pak Radio


July 14th, 2008 - 6:51 pm ICT by ANI
Ferozepur (Punjab), July 14 (ANI): Anti-India tirade seems to be Pakistan Radios signature tune. Its Punjabi Darbar programme has now alleged that Sikhs in India neither have religious freedom nor do they ... Read more...

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Armour wasn’t 10th Guru’s, Sotheby’s tells Sikhs


April 3rd, 2008 - 2:14 pm ICT by admin
(Lead)London, April 3 (IANS) Wealthy British Sikhs Thursday wound up plans to bid at a controversial London auction after Sotheby's, the auction house, told them a body armour being put under the ... Read more...

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Armour did not belong to Sikh guru: Sotheby’s


April 3rd, 2008 - 7:35 am ICT by admin
London, April 3 (IANS) The auction house Sotheby's has said that a body armour being put under the hammer next week did not belong to the 10th Sikh Guru, Gobind Singh. "It ... Read more...

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Akali Dal angry with Pakistan Radio programme


April 2nd, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Chandigarh , Apr 2 (ANI): The ruling-Akali Dal has come down heavily on Punjabi Durbar programme of Pakistan Radio and has warned that the neighbouring country must stop playing foul games ... Read more...

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US lawmakers back demand for probe into anti-Sikh riots


March 18th, 2008 - 10:59 pm ICT by admin
New York, March 18 (IANS) A US Congressman and two New York lawmakers joined Sikh leaders here Saturday to demand an inquiry into the 1984 anti-Sikh riots in India and punishment for ... Read more...

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No takers for Pakistan Radio allegation over misuse of anti-terror laws


January 21st, 2008 - 5:52 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, Jan 21 (ANI): The Government of Indian Punjab has strongly rebutted Pakistan Radio allegations that the Indian Government misused the anti-terror laws like POTA against minorities in the state.A Punjab Government ... Read more...

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Sikhs reject Pakistan Radio allegation of forced conversion


December 12th, 2007 - 3:26 pm ICT by admin
Amritsar, Dec 8 (ANI): Pakistan Radio has been attempting to spread communal strife in border areas of Punjab, by making allegations that Hindus are forcing minority sections to change their religion.Lahore ... Read more...

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Pakistan to be first country to enact law for Sikh marriages


December 11th, 2007 - 12:56 pm ICT by admin
Islamabad, Dec 11 (ANI): Pakistan for the first time will be introducing special marriage legislation for the Sikh community, caretaker Law Minister Afzal Haider has said. Haider told reporters that the legislation would ... Read more...

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