Kamaldeep Singh Brar

Articles By Kamaldeep Singh Brar

RSS and Sikhs: defining a religion, and how their relationship has evolved

A look at the RSS view of Sikhism, and its relationship with the community over the years.

Halt the war of words, Akal Takht jathedar tells SAD, Cong

Giani Harpreet Singh calls for restraint, says Akal Takht would make efforts for a common stage till the last moment

Golden Temple’s Darshan Deori, damaged during Op Blue Star, to be preserved in glass frame: SGPC

SGPC had decided to preserve the bullet marks in and around Golden Temple in March 2016 through a resolution passed by its House. Such marks in Teja Singh Samundri Hall of SGPC headquarters have been already preserved with small glass holdings.

Behbal Kalan firing anniversary: Govt failed to provide justice, says victim’s son, urges Sikh groups to gather at Bargari

For the past few days, Krishna’s son Sukhraj Singh has been visiting Sikh bodies urging them to gather at Bargari in Kotkapura to observe the fourth death anniversary of the firing victims.

Amritsar: On display in holy city, 80 artworks on Sikh history

These 80 artworks include the portrait of battle-hardened Ranjit Singh in reverential tranquility by Emily Eden, Edwin Lord Weeks’s iconic painting of the Golden Temple and Rudolf Swoboda’s portrait of a Sikh under commission by Queen Victoria.

One year of Amritsar train tragedy: ‘Give us jobs or we will die of hunger’

Family breadwinners lost in last year’s Amritsar train tragedy, two sisters plead for government jobs.

Amritsar train tragedy: Year on, govt mum on jobs to victims, punishment to guilty

Today, families of victims to sit on dharna at the track where the accident occurred.

Punjab STF chief has narrow escape during shootout to nab men linked to arms haul

Sidhu was leading the team to arrest the men, in connection with STF’s recovery of a cache of arms from the Indo-Pak border in Punjab on September 24.

Punjab STF chief has narrow escape during shootout to nab men linked to arms haul

Sidhu was leading the team to arrest the men, believed to be five in number, in connection with STF’s recovery of a cache of arms from the Indo-Pak border in Punjab on September 24.

Recovery of Pakistani drones: In flip-flop by Punjab Police, more questions than answers

Hours later, the state information and public relations department “clarified” that the Punjab Police had actually recovered a crashlanded drone at Muhawa, situated close to Indo-Pak border, on August 13 last month.

BSF mum on Punjab police theory Pakistan drones dropping arms

BSF claimed Director General VK Johari visit to Rajoke, which has three BSF check posts, was not in connection with the recovery of drones.

Fresh twist: Not Friday, Punjab govt say they recovered a drone last month

A top officer of Punjab Police when contacted Thursday night had feigned ignorance about any recovery of any drone in August and about any communication by Punjab with Centre saying, “It is not in my knowledge”.

Counter intel top cop says one more ‘drone’ recovered in border areas of Punjab

DSP (counter intelligence) Balbir Singh, also claimed that the drones from Pakistan breached Punjab border in at least three villages to drop weapons.

With BSF guarded on drone delivery, its DG likely to visit posts in Rajoke village today

Rajoke, which has 6000 voters, is a village on the Pakistan border with one Punjab Police checkpost and three BSF checkposts — within five km of each other at Pallopati, Rajoke and Nangali — surrounding it.

Drones made sorties, dropped arms, says Punjab Police; BSF yet to confirm

Police sources said eight drones were used in this operations, which lasted around 20 days from August 23.

‘Drones used to smuggle arms’: Police, BSF work to connect probe dots, CM urges Shah to address issue

CM Amarinder Singh tweeted to tweeted to Union Home Minister Amit Shah on Tuesday to address the drone issue at the earliest.

No evidence that Guru Nanak visited Puri’s Mangu Math: SGPC

“We have been assured by Odisha government authorities that they are not going to demolish Mangu Math. They will only demolish the illegal constructions around Mangu Math,” said Harjap Singh who was part of the three-member delegation.

Release 22 Sikh prisoners on life term: Damdami Taksal to President Kovind

“Article 72 of the Constitution mentions the power of President to grant pardons, etc., and to suspend, remit or commute sentences in certain cases...these 22 Sikh prisoners undertake to abide by all the terms and conditions as per lay down by law..." the letter said.

MLA Inderbir Singh Bolaria interview: ‘MLAs should not feel threatened by appointment of advisers’

With a political storm raging over the appointment of political advisers to the Punjab CM recently, The Indian Express spoke to one among them, Amritsar (South) MLA Inderbir Singh Bolaria, about the how will the position, which comes with a Cabinet rank, prove productive.

Rev Justin Welby visits church which was attacked before massacre

Church officials said that the history of attack on church was not on anyone's mind and it was not discussed at any level.