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One Month Later: A Nihang Sikh And A Journalist Discuss The Lynching At Singhu Border

Nov 04, 2021 Arshpreet Kaur

To understand issues such as Beadbi and the caste angle (given the deceased was a Dalit) Outlook spoke with two people - Gurjeet Singh, a Nihang Sikh and a local priest, and Kamaldeep Singh Brar, a political journalist - to help us understand the issue and the sharp reactions it elicited.

Nihangs: All You Need To Know About This Sikh Sect

Oct 21, 2021 Vikas Pathak

Despite growing power of the Sikh misls (fighting units) in the 18th century, the Akali Nihang bands continued to renounce power and cultivated self-discipline and austerity.


Singhu Border Lynching: Three Accused 'Nihang' Sent To Custody, Two SITs To Probe Case

Haryana police sought remand of the accused on the ground that they have to reconstruct the scene of the crime, recover clothes that the accused wore at the time of the incident, and interrogate them in depth about the entire incident.

Singhu Border Lynching: Second Nihang Sikh Arrested, Victim's Family Demands High-Level Probe

Oct 16, 2021 Outlook Web Desk

Narain Singh, the second Nihang Sikh arrested, claimed he had informed the police that he was surrendering.


Police Made Second Arrest On Singhu Border Lynching Case

The body of Lakhbir Singh, a labourer from Punjab's Tarn Taran district, was found on Friday tied to a barricade at the Delhi-Haryana border, where the anti-farm law protesters have been camping, with a hand chopped off and multiple wounds caused by sharp-edged weapons.

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Singhu Border Lynching: BJP Says ‘Anarchists’ Behind Farmer Protests Need To Be Exposed

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BJP's IT cell chief Amit Malviya said ‘anarchists behind these protests in the name of farmers need to be exposed’.


15 October, 2021

Lynching, Chopping Off Hand Was 'Punishment' For 'Desecrating' Holy Book: Nihang

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Hours after the macabre crime, a man wearing the blue robes of the Sikhs’ Nihang order appeared before the media, claiming that he had 'punished' the victim for 'desecrating' a holy book.


15 October, 2021

SKM Leaders Doubt Conspiracy Behind Lynching Of Man At Singhu Border, Demand Probe

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The umbrella body of 40 farm unions spearheading the farmers' agitation against the Centre's three agri laws also demanded a thorough probe into the matter and said those responsible should be brought to book.


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A farmer sits near his red chillies at a deserted APMC market, during the weekend curfew imposed by the Karnataka government to curb the spread of COVID-19, in Hubballi.

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Delhi Chief Minister & AAP National Convenor Arvind Kejriwal being welcomed by women supporters during his door-to-door campaign ahead of the Goa Assembly elections, in Goa.

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The Lajpat Nagar market wears a deserted look during the weekend curfew imposed by the Delhi government to curb the spread of Covid-19, in New Delhi.

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