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Cricketer-turned-politician and former BJP MP Navjot Singh Sidhu joined Congress on Monday and blamed the ruling Akali Dal-BJP combine for the drug menace in Punjab while vowing to oust the Badals from power in the coming assembly elections. "Bhag Baba Badal Bhag... this is my pledge," he said, referring to chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, as he addressed his maiden...
Punjab was now a broken land and sikhs were a broken people. During partition managed by evil forces of Jinnah (Muslim), Lord Mount Batton (Christian) and Nairu (Hindu) over 2 million people died in the biggest transmigration the modern world has ever seen. Some of the most important shrines of Sikhism were left in Pakistan and people. Sikhs began...
Martyrdom in Sikhism is a fundamental concept and represents an important institution of the faith. In the Sikh form the institution is a complete departure from the Indian tradition, and for that matter radically distinguishes the whole-life character of Sikhism from the earlier dichotomous of pacific Indian religious traditions. It is significant that the concept was emphatically laid down...
Jagtar Singh Hawara is the current interim Jathedar of Sri Akaal Takht Sahib, the highest Sikh religious seat. He is a member of Babbar Khalsa. He is convicted in the assassination of then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, who was killed by a human bomb in Chandigarh, on August 31, 1995. During his tenure, the powerful Punjab Police were...
Pakistani singer Atif Aslam stopped his concert mid-way to rescue a girl who was being harassed by some men, a report said.The singer was performing at the Karachi Eat 2017 concert on Saturday night when he saw a group of men harassing a girl in the front row, news agency IANS reported citing a Geo news report. Realising the incident...
Punjab State stands 18th in all crime records in 2013. 16th in no of murders, 17th in no of rapes, 18th in no of robberies, 17th in no of thefts, 20th in no of dacoities, 16th in no of kidnapings, 33rd in no of riots. As per crime reports by ncrb.gov.in in last year 2013, 36,667crime has been reported in...
Punjabi actor and singer Diljit Dosanjh became the first mainstream Punjabi singer to win a FilmFare award. He is also the first turban wearing sardar to win the award in nearly 17 years. The award was given for best debut male actor for the film ‘Udta Punjab.’ When he accepted the award, he greeted the audience with “Wahe Guru Ji...
Suicide rates in India are climbing faster than in the rest of the world with Indian women having some of the highest rates on the planet. India alone accounts for approximately 30 percent of the world’s suicide deaths. In 2013, suicide claimed the lives of more than a quarter of a million Indians. That’s five times greater than all global...
The Sikhs in order to have darshan and blessings used to visit Guru Hargobind Sahib. And, also desired to offer some gift to the Guru. Once, the leader of sangat offered honey as a gift, which the Guru Sahib declined to accept, saying, I had asked for the same on the way and you refused. This shocked the Sikh...
A Kashmir based Sikh was barred at Delhi Airport by the authorities of Jet Airways, asking him to take off Kirpan (dagger) before taking flight to Mumbai. Talking to Brighter Kashmir, victim passenger S. Trilok Singh from Baramulla said that it was unfortunate that the authorities of Jet Airways suddenly jumped on him, asking him to remove Kirpan, before taking...