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Indo-Canadian Labour And Anti-Racism Pioneer Charan Gill Passes Away

Indo-Canadian Labour And Anti-Racism Pioneer Charan Gill Passes Away

SURREY – Indo-Canadian labour and anti-racism pioneer Charan Gill passed away Tuesday. “It is with the deepest sorrow that we announce the death of our father, Charan Gill, on February 2, 2021 following a battle with cancer. He took his last breath at Langley Memorial Hospital surrounded by family,” Gill’s family said in a statement […]

February 3rd, 2021 | Posted in Breaking News, International, Lead Story, Link News, Link VIP'S, News, Top News | Read More »

Farmers Demand ‘Concrete’ Proposal From Government For Talks

Farmers Demand ‘Concrete’ Proposal From Government For Talks

NEW DELHI – Farmers’ unions reiterated their demand for repealing the three agri laws even as the Centre is gearing up for its outreach program wherein PM Narendra Modi will release Rs 18,000 crore to over 9 crore beneficiaries under the PM Kisan Samman Nidhi on December 25. Replying to the Centre’s December 20 offer […]

December 28th, 2020 | Posted in Punjab Link, Top News | Read More »

BC State Of Emergency Extended Again Until January 5th

BC State Of Emergency Extended Again Until January 5th

“I want to thank everyone in British Columbia for doing their part to keep themselves and their loved ones safe during this extraordinarily trying year,” said Premier John Horgan. “With more British Columbians receiving vaccines, we can see the light at the end of the tunnel. But immunization won’t happen overnight. Through the holiday season […]

December 27th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

Supreme Court Says Farmers’ Protest Should Be Allowed To Continue

Supreme Court Says Farmers’ Protest Should Be Allowed To Continue

Right to protest is part of a fundamental right, says a Bench led by CJI SA Bobde; asks Centre whether it’s ready to defer implementation of farm laws NEW DELHI – The Supreme Court on Thursday refused to interfere with the ongoing agitation against farm laws by farmers from Punjab and some other states who […]

December 19th, 2020 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

Haryanvi-Punjabi Bonhomie Amid Farmers Protests

Haryanvi-Punjabi Bonhomie Amid Farmers Protests

JHAJJAR – Tarpaulin covered tractor-trailers parked in serpentine queues, small stalls offering free items ranging from medicines to books, langar serving round-the-clock tea and food, flag-bearing bikes, tractors and SUVs playing Punjabi songs, camera-wielding volunteers keeping an eagle-like vigil, turbaned elders discussing the ill-effects of the farm laws and leaders scrambling for mike at the […]

December 19th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

12 BJP Workers Resign Over Farm Laws

12 BJP Workers Resign Over Farm Laws

FEROZEPUR – BJP leaders in the region continue to desert the ship in support of the farmers’ agitation against the Central farm laws. Today, 12 more BJP workers, including a member of the state executive committee and two “mandal” presidents, resigned from the party membership. Surjit Singh Sadardin, former state secretary of the BJP Kisan […]

December 19th, 2020 | Posted in South Asian, Top News | Read More »

South Asian Man From Edmonton Charged For Allegedly Luring 6 Teens Over Snapchat

South Asian Man From Edmonton Charged For Allegedly Luring 6 Teens Over Snapchat

Noor Sultan was arrested during a traffic stop in southeast Edmonton on Oct. 21. Alberta is seeing an increase in child luring cases and police believe the fact kids are at home and online more these days could be a factor. Sarah Komadina reports – Oct 31, 2020 EDMONTON – Edmonton police have charged a […]

December 19th, 2020 | Posted in Top News | Read More »

DUMB BORIS: UK PM Confuses Farmers’ Protest With India-Pakistan Dispute

DUMB BORIS: UK PM Confuses Farmers’ Protest With India-Pakistan Dispute

British Sikh Labour MP Tanmanjeet Singh Dhesi, who has been leading a drive to keep the protests by the Indian farmers against the government’s agricultural reforms in the news in Britain, repeated one of his previous Twitter statements on the issue in the House of Commons during the weekly Prime Minister’s Questions (PMQs) session. LONDON […]

December 19th, 2020 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

Thousands Back Elderly Sikh Widow’s Right Not To Be Deported To India From UK

Thousands Back Elderly Sikh Widow’s Right Not To Be Deported To India From UK

Gurmit Kaur Sahota, 75, came to the UK in 2009 and Smethwick in the West Midlands has been home to her ever since. LONDON – Over 62,000 people have signed an online petition in favour of an elderly Sikh widow’s right to not be forcibly sent back to India after over 10 years of living […]

December 8th, 2020 | Posted in International, Top News | Read More »

PM Trudeau Joins MPs And Punjabi-Canadians In Supporting The Massive Farmers Protest In India

PM Trudeau Joins MPs And Punjabi-Canadians In Supporting The Massive Farmers Protest In India

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau also sent out a message of support for the farmers, condemning the brutality of the Indian state against the peaceful protests. NDP leader Jagmeet Singh tweeted: “The violence perpetrated by the Indian govt against farmers peacefully protesting is appalling. I stand in solidarity with the farmers from Punjab and across India […]

December 8th, 2020 | Posted in Breaking News, Top News | Read More »