Friday May 26, 2017 07:11 PM EST

It's June Again

Body - a living corpse
Army boots trample
Mauled, dishonored, left to rot:
It's June again...

Monday, Jun 04, 2012 | 01:46 PM

May 1710: The Khalsa Flag Fluttered At the Citadel of the Mughal Empire

After Banda Bahadur took Amrit, Guru Gobind Singh dispatched him, along with 25 Sikhs, to Punjab to uproot tyranny, oppression and injustice. Question arises? With no money, no arms, no shelter and no base to accomplish the mission set forth, how could a handful of Sikhs shatter the citadel of the mighty Mughal Empire?

Wednesday, May 23, 2012 | 08:32 PM

Infinite Courage: Sikhs as Warriors

If anyone knows anything at all about Sikhs it is their martial antecedents. It is usually the first and often the only topic that Sikhs and non-Sikhs touch upon when the subject is Sikhs or Sikhi.

Thursday, May 10, 2012 | 02:24 PM

Anarkali Kaur Wins UNESCO Prize

An Afghan women's rights campaigner was one of two winners of a United Nations award last year that recognizes her outstanding contributions for the promotion of tolerance and non-violence.

Saturday, Apr 28, 2012 | 05:48 PM

I Am Sick of Sikh Leaders

Jaspal Singh, 18, was shot by Punjab Police on March 29. For what? For protesting peacefully. Such a tragic end to a human life pains me to the core.

Thursday, Apr 12, 2012 | 10:42 AM

What Should India Now Do With Rajoana?

My suggestion: The government could quietly and tacitly, if not openly, support a campaign for the abolition of death penalty in India, with Punjab taking the lead.

Thursday, Apr 05, 2012 | 11:32 PM

Balwant Singh - Courage of Conviction

Beant Singh's assassin, Balwant Singh Rajoana, is to be hanged on Saturday, rules the court. But the jail authorities are reluctant to do it.

Wednesday, Mar 28, 2012 | 10:57 AM

SIKHI: The Global Vision That Was

Sikhi, to me, is a message that is unique, universal, timeless, and a thinking person’s way of life. But today we seem to have reduced it to Sikhi by inheritance and limited to Punjabi culture, cuisine, music and ambience.

Friday, Feb 10, 2012 | 05:58 PM

Talent: Arrogance and Modesty

The pursuit of plumbing is not necessarily inferior to the pursuit of philosophy. If that were the case, a society would have neither good plumbers nor good philosophers. For such a society, neither its pipes nor its ideas will hold water.

Wednesday, Jan 18, 2012 | 10:48 AM

The Incomparable Guru Gobind Singh

In his autobiographical account, Bichitra Natak or "Wondrous Play," we learn that Guru Gobind Singh, whose 346th birthday we celebrate today, viewed his earthly sojourn as a duty to fulfill a divinely ordained purpose -- that of fulfilling the mission of Guru Nanak, who had established the Sikh religion a little more than two centuries earlier.

Thursday, Jan 05, 2012 | 04:10 PM


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