Sunday, 23 January, 2022
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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.

Sikh delegation meets MoS Home Reddy over ‘forced conversion’ of girls from community in J&K

SAD leader Manjinder Singh Sirsa had alleged that 4 Sikh women were forcibly married & converted to Islam recently and demanded that they be returned to their families.

‘Won’t go anywhere’ — eviction fears trigger insecurity in Shillong’s ‘Punjabi colony’ again

In 2018, a scuffle between a Sikh woman & a tribal resident resulted in wider unrest in Meghalaya. Security forces rushed to the area and several pockets were put under curfew for a month. 

Modi govt has lost farm laws battle, now raising Sikh separatist bogey will be a grave error

This crisis requires political sophistication & governance skills, Modi-Shah BJP has neither. It would be nuts to reopen an issue in Punjab that was closed and buried by 1993.

Shambles over farmers’ protest shows Modi-Shah BJP needs a Punjab tutorial

Modi-Shah BJP has tended to patronise Punjab & Sikhs, instead of being a respectful partner. Its strategy to tackle protests farm laws crisis has given Sikhs the good fight they love.

Facebook, Instagram temporarily block #Sikh on Operation Bluestar anniversary

The hashtag was restored on Instagram soon after users raised the issue, but several users on Facebook said they continued to face issues with it.

On Camera

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Demonstrators attempt to enter the US Capitol building during a protest in Washington, D.C., U.S., on 6 January 2021 | Eric Lee | Bloomberg

Texas attack shows a long, violent struggle for America’s soul is inevitable

The shock of Covid 19—both economic and cultural—has strengthened the maniacal conspiracy culture with which the American Right is suffused.
A visual representation of the digital Cryptocurrency, Bitcoin alongside US dollars | Photo: Dan Kitwood | Getty Images via Bloomberg

Joe Biden administration set to put itself at centre of US cryptocurrency policy

An executive order is being drafted which will soon set in place a govt strategy empowering US federal agencies to assess risks and opportunities posed by the digital assets.

Defence

Chinese army has found missing 17-year-old boy from Arunachal, Defence Ministry PRO says

Indian Army had sought assistance from China's People Liberation Army to locate and return Miram Taron, who had gone missing on 18 January and was reportedly captured by PLA.

Modi vs non-BJP CMs: When most popular isn’t all-powerful & why Centre-state ties will worsen

Modi’s inability to win many states, and the huge popularity his rivals enjoy there, is pushing Indian politics in a more robustly federal direction.
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