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Is Diwali A Sikh Festival?
What is Bandhi Chhor? T. SHER SINGH

When I was a child, nothing grabbed the imagination of a child more than the magic and joie de vivre of the 'day of lights'.

Sikh-Aussie Discovers Anzac Ancestor Who Served In World War I:
Private Desanda Singh MANPREET KAUR SINGH

Archives reveal that Desanda Singh of the 3rd Light Horse Regiment was deployed in Egypt during 1917-18.

It Can Happen Again:
Indira Gandhi Suspended Democracy in 1976 And Became Dictator MIHIR S SHARMA

Forty years on, don’t think the Emergency is just history. It’s a warning …

Gallipoli 1915-2015:
National Memorial Service -
London, United Kingdom NEWS REPORTS

"100 yrs later, we are assembled here to once again honour that bravery …"

When Romans Met The Sikhs KULVEER SINGH

“As I grew up, my grandpapa inspired me with stories of Sikhs and asked me to meet some Sikhs if I wanted to be a man."

India’s Other Sikh Massacre:
15 Years Ago In Chitti Singhpora -
It Was A BJP Government HARSARAN SINGH

Our wounds are legion. Yet, in the face of evil, we continue to stand tall and firm and undaunted.

A Page From History:
March 14, 1940 -
Ex-Governor Of Punjab Slain THE NEW YORK TIMES

Brandishing his revolver, the man ran down the aisle toward the entrance shouting ‘‘Make way!’’

The East India Company:
The Original Corporate Raiders -
Part II WILLIAM DALRYMPLE

Not unlike the nexus between corporations and politicians in India today …

The East India Company:
The Original Corporate Raiders -
Part I WILLIAM DALRYMPLE

"It almost certainly remains the supreme act of corporate violence in world history."

The Jewellery Of The Last Sikh Emperor:
Maharaja Duleep Singh NATIONAL MUSEUM OF SCOTLAND

This collection of jewellery and personal possessions is now on exhibit.

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