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California Based Human Rights Activist Completes 150 Days of Hunger Strike in India LUDHIANA, June 15 : An extremely frail 82-year-old human rights activist from California has marked 150 days of hunger strike. Surat Singh Khalsa launched his campaign on January 16, 2015, to protest the prolonged detention of political prisoners who have already completed their terms in India. Khalsa ...

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750 Sikhs Depart for Pakistan to have glimpse of Gurdwaras


Lahoe : A Jatha of Bhai Mardana Yadgari Kirtan Darbar Society comprising 750 Sikhs has been departure to Pakistan to have glimpse of Gurdwaras there. The Jatha was headed by Bhai Jang Singh Bhai Ke Smadh who was honoured with Siropao while departing for journey. President of Society Harpal Singh and Sohan Singh informed that the Jatha will enter Pakistan ...

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Historic Decision: Sikh Turban Victory Against U.S. Army


WASHINGTON DC : A federal court ruled yesterday that a Sikh college student must be allowed to enroll in Army ROTC without shaving his beard, cutting his hair, or removing his turban. U.S. District Judge Amy Berman Jackson acted in the case of Hofstra University student Iknoor Singh, who had been barred by the U.S. Army from enrolling in the ...

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Antim Ardas of Shaheed Bhai Jashjit Singh Jammu


JAMMU, Jammu and Kashmir (June 12, 2015)—Bhog and Antim Ardas of Shaheed Bhai Jashjit Singh Jammu who attained martyrdom on June 4 during a peaceful protest against Indian security forces, will be held on June 13 at his native village Chohala, Tehsil RS Pura (district Jammu). Bhai Jashjit Singh was among Sikhs youth who were protesting against Indian Police’s move ...

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Prof. Bhullar Meets Wife & Sangarsh Committee Members in Amritsar


AMRITSAR SAHIB, une 13—Sikh Political prisoner Prof. Davinder Pal Singh Bhullar has reportedly met his wife, along with members of Bapu Surat Singh Khalsa’s sangarsh committee. Prof. Bhullar reached Amritsar Sahib yesterday amid heavy security arrangements. As per sources, a 5-member medical board has been formed by administration to examine Prof Bhullar. Depending on this medical board’s report, Prof. Bhullar ...

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