Sikh History

Sikh Volunteers Provide Langar to Rohingya Muslims

Sikh Volunteers Provide Langar to Rohingya Muslims

Volunteers from Khalsa Aid, a Sikh organisation, are offering food, water, and shelter to lakhs of Rohingya Muslims, who have fled Myanmar fearing persecution, across the Bangladesh border, an Indian Express report has said. An estimated 370,000 Rohingya have fled to Bangladesh since August 25 after a crackdown by the Myanmar’s army against the community […]

By 15th September 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan arrives today

Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan arrives today

Canadian defence minister Harjit Singh Sajjan arrives in New Delhi on Monday for a seven-day visit to India amid a controversy triggered by Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh who has dubbed him a “Khalistani sympathiser” and refused to meet him. During his trip from April 17 to 23, Sajjan will be visiting Chandigarh and […]

By 17th April 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Turban Day Celebrated At Times Square In New York

Turban Day Celebrated At Times Square In New York

The iconic Times Square in New York was seeped in the colours and tradition of the Sikh culture as members of the community tied turbans to thousands of New Yorkers and tourists to spread awareness about the Sikh identity amid a spike in hate crimes against them in the country. Non-profit group ‘The Sikhs of […]

By 17th April 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Jagmeet Singh Speech during passing of Sikh Genocide Motion in Ontario Parliament

Jagmeet Singh Speech during passing of Sikh Genocide Motion in Ontario Parliament

Through the incredible advocacy over the past year by community organizers and Gurdwara leadership (Sikh place of meditation), today the Legislative Assembly of Ontario passed a motion recognizing the 1984 anti-Sikh violence throughout India as Genocide. This historic achievement helps end the false narrative which depicts the anti-Sikh violence as a conflict between religions or […]

By 10th April 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Ontario government recognises 1984 riots  as Sikh genocide

Ontario government recognises 1984 riots as Sikh genocide

The Ontario Assembly set a new precedent by carrying a motion that described the violence against Sikhs in India in 1984 as “genocide.” The motion was moved by a Member of Provincial Parliament (MPP) of the ruling Liberal Party of Ontario Harinder Malhi. The Ministry of External Affairs responded to this today with: We have […]

By 7th April 2017 0 Comments Read More →
Beadvi of Ardas : Baba Dhadrianwale takes on Maluka

Beadvi of Ardas : Baba Dhadrianwale takes on Maluka

The Gaddaar Gangu will always stand out in bold on the list of traitors in Sikh history. This snake will forever be known as a personification of greed that sold his conscience and played the role that lead to the arrest and martyrdom of Guru Gobind Singh Ji’s younger Sahibzade.The lineage of Gangu’s traitorous mentality […]

By 1st January 2017 0 Comments Read More →
UK office ‘borrows’ files linked to Op Bluestar

UK office ‘borrows’ files linked to Op Bluestar

London – The UK Foreign Office today admitted removing from the National Archives a number of files on the India-UK relations in the 1980s, including some related to Operation Bluestar, prompting a Sikh group to demand an independent investigation into the matter. The files were released by the National Archives under the 30-year declassification rules […]

By 5th November 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bibi Sahib Kaur

Bibi Sahib Kaur

Bibi Sahib Kaur (1771-1801) was a warrior and leader of men who played a prominent part in the history of the Sutlej states from 1793 to 1801, was the elder sister of Raja Sahib Singh of Patiala. Born in 1771, Sahib Kaur was married at an early age to Jaimal Singh of the Kanhaiya clan, […]

By 8th October 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bibi Sada Kaur

Bibi Sada Kaur

When Kabul’s ruler, Badshah Jamaan, was convinced of continued his inability to rule Punjab, he sent a secret message suggesting Ranjit Singh to assume control of Lahore. The Lahore residents too were fed-up with continuously changing rulers with every sunrise. So when they learned of Shah Jamaan’s message, they too sent a message asking Ranjit […]

By 8th October 2016 0 Comments Read More →
Bibi Baghel Kaur

Bibi Baghel Kaur

A newlywed Hindu girl was returning along with her groom and the marriage party to the village of her in- laws when some Mughal soldiers abducted her and looted her dowry.Her groom and the members of the marriage party who were unarmed were beaten and made to flee. They complained to the Muslim chief of […]

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