Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Sikh

Sikh man acquitted in 1985 Air India bombings, shot dead in Canada

Ripudaman Singh Malik was shot dead in British Columbia on Thursday. Malik was acquitted in 2005 of mass murder and conspiracy charges related to the two bombings in 1985.

New book by historian Stephen Barker tells story of only Sikh to fly with Royal Air Force in WWI

Published by HarperCollins, ‘Lion of the Skies: Hardit Singh Malik, the Royal Air Force and the First World War’ by Stephen Barker will be released on 7 July on ThePrint’s Softcover.

SGPC installs Beant Singh assassin’s portrait in Golden Temple museum & then justifies it

Apex religious body of Sikhs tries to justify move by saying that Dilawar Singh ‘put an end to atrocities & human rights violations committed against community by then government’.

After Modi’s Sikh outreach, Akal Takht chief slams BJP, says minorities’ beliefs suppressed

In speech Thursday, PM honoured Guru Tegh Bahadur, emphasised govt's work for Sikhs. But Giani Harpreet Singh says issues not resolved & that there's distrust towards Centre.

Govt bans website, social handles of channel linked to outlawed Sikh group

I&B ministry says foreign-based 'Punjab Politics TV' is attempting to disturb peace during the ongoing assembly elections.

Pakistan missing Biden’s Summit for Democracy a bit rich. Just like the invitation was

ThePrint view on the most important issues, instantly.

Jamaat-e-Islami has a Sikh candidate. Pakistanis say it’s like VHP named a Muslim

A Sikh young man named Hardeet Singh was nominated for Pakistan's Khyber Pakhtunkhwa district. But people are asking if he is a Singh or an Afridi.

Lakhbir Singh’s lynching is the ‘irrational religiosity’ that Gandhi warned against in 1925

Lately, there has been a strong impression that religious symbols — cow, holy books, places of worship — are just as important as human life.

‘Remove Granth’ from Chandigarh museum. When Sikh politics followed Olympics of suffering

As Guru Gobind lay dying, his followers asked who would succeed him. “Guru maniyo Granth,” he is reported to have said—Let the Book be...

From the Afghan Wars to World Wars & Kargil, Sikh Regiment celebrates 175 years of legacy

Raised on 30 July, 1846, as the XIV Ferozepore Sikhs or Sikh I, with Sikh 2 or the XV Regiment of Loodhiana being raised the following day, the Sikh Regiment today comprises 20 Battalions.

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Opposition leaders protest outside Parliament | Representative image | ANI

Confused, aimless—why Opposition parties live up to Ronen Sen’s ‘headless chicken’ remark

From ‘compromising national security’ to 'playing havoc' with institutions, the Opposition continues to attack Modi while failing to reflect on own actions.
Representational image | Rupixen/Unsplash

‘We are cracking down’— how Modi govt plans to make it tougher for states to fund freebies

The Narendra Modi government is looking at ways to check states’ spending on handouts like free electricity and rations. The first step is to tighten the noose on state borrowings.


Women Army officers outside the Supreme Court in New Delhi on 17 February 2020 ( representational image) | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

First batch of 19 women cadets join NDA, set to begin training this week

The cadets will train for three years at NDA, Khadakwasla for the 148th course. The Supreme Court last year paved the way for women to take the NDA test for the first time.

In Kashmir 3 years on, 3 positive changes, 3 things that should’ve happened & 3 that got worse

Kashmir as a crisis has fallen off our headlines and from the top of our collective minds. Which is precisely the most important change for the better.