Sikhism

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau  on Vaisakhi

Statement by the Prime Minister of Canada Justin Trudeau on Vaisakhi

The Prime Minister, Justin Trudeau, today issued the following statement on the occasion of Vaisakhi: “Today, Sikhs in Canada and around the world will celebrate Vaisakhi, the most important date in the Sikh faith. “Vaisakhi celebrates the creation of the Khalsa – the community of baptized Sikhs – by Guru Gobind Singh Ji in 1699. […]

By 14th April 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Andrew Scheer´s Message on Vaisakhi

Andrew Scheer´s Message on Vaisakhi

Waheguru Ji Ka Khalsa, Waheguru Ji Ki Fateh! Today, Sikhs will join friends and family as they gather to celebrate Vaisakhi, a sacred day to the Sikh faith. The community will gather to participate in the vibrant and colourful processions known as Nagar Kirtans. This day honours the creation of the Khalsa, the community of […]

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Nanak Shah Fakir movie row: SGPC  tenders apology to sangat

Nanak Shah Fakir movie row: SGPC tenders apology to sangat

Upset over remarks against him on the social media for endorsing controversial movie “Nanak Shah Fakir” for an all-India release, barring Punjab, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) chief secretary Roop Singh on Thursday tendered his apology to the sangat. Referring to the letter issued by him on March 19 in which he directed gurdwaras to […]

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Indian Police Officer shared  morphed pic of Sikh Guru Sahib

Indian Police Officer shared morphed pic of Sikh Guru Sahib

A sub-inspector of Kaithal police was suspended on Monday for allegedly sharing a morphed photograph of a Sikh Guru in a WhatsApp group, police said. SI Suresh Kumar was suspended on the basis of a complaint filed by a woman on April 7, they said. The complainant claimed that the alleged act of the police […]

By 9th April 2018 0 Comments Read More →
Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Smethwick listed in Top Ten places of faith and belief by Historic England

Guru Nanak Gurdwara in Smethwick listed in Top Ten places of faith and belief by Historic England

GURU NANAK GURDWARA SMETHWICK LISTED IN TOP TEN BY HISTORIC ENGLAND Europe’s largest Gurdwara features alongside iconic locations such as Stonehenge and Canterbury Cathedral in a new listing of England’s most important faith buildings. The Guru Nanak Gurdwara, in Smethwick, has been chosen alongside nine other places of faith to feature in A History of […]

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Manjinder Singh Sirsa Prevented from Speaking About Guru Gobind Singh Ji in Delhi Assembly

Manjinder Singh Sirsa Prevented from Speaking About Guru Gobind Singh Ji in Delhi Assembly

Delhi MLA Manjinder Singh Sirsa was prevented from speaking about Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Ji in Delhi Assembly. Manjinder Singh Sirsa was sharing a historical story about equality among all humans and the teachings of Guru Gobind Singh Sahib Ji when suddenly opposing party MLAs interrupted him and his right to speak in the Assembly. […]

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Indian Army was involved in Sikh Massacre of Chittisinghpura : Retired Lt Gen

Indian Army was involved in Sikh Massacre of Chittisinghpura : Retired Lt Gen

On March 20, 2000, in the backdrop of the then President of the United States, Bill Clinton’s visit to India, 35 members of the Minority Sikh community in Jammu and Kashmir were gunned down in the Chittisinghpura village of Anantnag district of Kashmir. The army claimed that it was the handiwork of the “Pakistan-backed terrorists […]

By 25th March 2018 0 Comments Read More →
I am a proud Canadian and a Proud Sikh  : Raj Grewal

I am a proud Canadian and a Proud Sikh : Raj Grewal

Raj Grewal writes on his facebook : I am a proud Canadian, a Proud Sikh and most proud that I live in a nation that doesn’t make me choose between my devotion to my country and my devotion to my faith. Here is my statement in the House of Commons today. #cdnpoli I have been […]

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Updates on Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa – FIR Registered Against Unidentified Policemen

Updates on Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa – FIR Registered Against Unidentified Policemen

Kurukshetra: A day after Sikh activist Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa jumped to death at his native village Thaska Ali, the police on Wednesday registered an abetment-to-suicide case against unidentified police personnel. On Tuesday afternoon, Khalsa started a dharna demanding release of Sikhs who have completed their jail sentence. Later, he climbed a 80-ft water tank in […]

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#AskCanadianSikhs campaign : Want to know about us Sikhs?

#AskCanadianSikhs campaign : Want to know about us Sikhs?

Over the past month the Canadian news media reports have lacked nuance and context and as a result have smeared the Sikh community as radical and extremist. The exclusion of Canadian Sikhs from the discussion has been striking. In an effort to share the Sikhs perspective please post a picture or story about yourself or […]

By 19th March 2018 0 Comments Read More →