Tuesday, 9 August, 2022

Topic: Sikhs

Minorities panel seeks report from Punjab govt on ‘conversions of Sikhs to Christianity’

Representatives of Punjab govt, Akal Takht and SGPC will attend a meeting called by the National Minorities Commission to discuss the issue on 16 June.

As the dust settles, festering differences that led to Patiala violence come to light

Between claims and counterclaims the role of Shiv Sena (Bal Thackeray) and banned Sikhs for Justice reveal deep-rooted faultlines

Not ‘pro-Khalistan protest in Punjab after AAP win’, viral video is from after Deep Sidhu’s death

Many on social media platforms have claimed Khalistan separatists are carrying out rallies and have renewed their demand for a sovereign state for the Sikhs.

Morphed video of cabinet panel discussion against Sikhs originated from Pakistan: Delhi Police

A senior police officer Saturday said that the video was actually of the cabinet committee meeting which took place on 9 December 2021, after the demise of CDS General Bipin Rawat.

82% Sikh youth pray frequently, highly religious compared to others, shows CSDS-Lokniti survey

More than 80% Sikh respondents also support a ban on the making of comedy movies on religious leaders, as well as stand-up comedy on religion.

Off The Cuff with Conrad Kongkal Sangma

On this edition of ThePrint's Off The Cuff, Meghalaya Chief Minister Conrad Sangma talks to Editor-in-chief Shekhar Gupta and Angana Chakrabarti about the political...

Repeal effect felt in Uttarakhand, state’s Sikhs say they will no longer boycott BJP

Sikh leaders, however, said that this does not mean that they will necessarily vote for BJP but just that they will allow it to conduct party activities in Sikh-dominated areas.

Nihang tradition is rich. Don’t just view them through Singhu killing lens

Nihangs have a long history of staying away from any opposition against the ruling dispensation. It remains an enigma why they were at the farmers’ protests.

Boycott BJP or face music — Sikh farmer leaders in Uttarakhand warn community ahead of polls

Seething over Lakhimpur Kheri, Sikh farmer leaders say they will force community members to boycott BJP. But ruling party is unfazed, says will win community over before polls.

Look closer, Kashmir and Afghanistan attacks on minorities are copycat strategies

A gurudwara attacked in Kabul, a Pandit killed in Kashmir – all these are not the work of ‘free radicals’. They are tragedy replicated.

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Representational image | Indian Navy/Facebook

Tale of two ships – How Delhi is asserting Indianness of the Indian Ocean to China

A US Navy ship docked in an Indian port for the first time. And a Chinese ship couldn’t in Sri Lanka. New Delhi is finally pulling strings.
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.


First batch of women cadets to join NDA

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.