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Unhappy Halloween, the 1984 Delhi Massacre

Harinder Kaur (Mai) is a Sikh woman whose family died October 31, 1984 in the Delhi riots following the assassination of Indira Ghandi. She is the author of the blog, "The Road...

Indian Fake Encounters Uncovered

Aridaman Jit Singh has spent two decades working with the Government of India's Central police Organizations(NSG/BSF), where as a senior officer he was involved in anti-militancy and Intelligence Operations. He also remain...

Divali: Keeping the Flame of Freedom Alight

Sikhs throughout the globe celebrate Divali in October. Divas/lamps are lite, a jovial festival atmosphere prevails. Sweets and samosas are enjoyed, fireworks will set alight the moonlit sky. But why do we...

Gurbani Calligraphy – a Lost Sikh Tradition

Gurbani calligraphy, or the art of Gurbani handwriting, once was revered as something of high value by members of the Sikh faith. Sikhs living across Punjab and elsewhere took it upon themselves...

Poem: ਕਾਸ਼ ਕਿਤੇ ਅੱਜ ਜੇਲੋ ਬਾਹਰ “ਹਵਾਰਿਆ” ਤੂੰ ਹੁੰਦਾ

ਕੌਮੀ ਘਰ ਵਿੱਚ ਖਿਲਰਿਆ ਕੂੜ ਸੰਵਾਰਿਆ ਤੂੰ ਹੁੰਦਾ ਕਾਸ਼ ਕਿਤੇ ਅੱਜ ਜੇਲੋ ਬਾਹਰ "ਹਵਾਰਿਆ" ਤੂੰ ਹੁੰਦਾ ...ਔਕੜਾਂ-ਭੀੜਾਂ ਵਿੱਚ ਮੁਸਕਾਉਣਾ, ਤੇਰੀ ਆਦਤ ਸੀ ਤੈਨੂੰ ਮਿਲ ਕੇ ਬੰਬ ਬਣ ਜਾਂਦੇ, ਲੋਕ ਕਹਾਵਤ ਸੀ ਜ਼ੁਲਮਾਂ ਦੀ ਬਰਸਾਤ ਚ, ਸਿਰ...

Review of “Breakaway” (Speedy Singhs)

(scroll down to view trailers) I first came across this trailer after a friend posted it on Facebook. The trailer starts out with the coach asking a group of hockey players what their...

Debunking the Dasam Granth Controversy – Part I

Singh Sahib Jathedar Bhai Ranjit Singh is an eminent personality of the Khalsa Panth. His unmatched contributions to the Panth make him one of the most respected Panthik leaders alive today. We...

Does Raksha Bandhan (rakhri) have any relation to Sikhi?

The Rakhri ritual is not a Sikh celebration. Its practice doesn’t fit in the Sikh philosophy. Rakhi or Rakhri means protection. This is a custom among some Hindus. Accepting a Rakhri from a...

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