A Bride to Remember

Many beautiful women have been subjects of paintings the world over but Sobha Singh’s immortal work The Kangra Bride is special. Drive to the Kangra valley on a clear day and try to reach by dusk to view the rays of the setting sun on the snows… Read More

Savage Harvest – Stories of Partition

Bureaucrat and author Navtej Sarna has a gift of words. This time around, it is an English translation of Punjabi stories based on Partition. It couldn’t have been an easy switch after shuttling the landscapes of Geneva, Shimla… Read More

Running for his Second Life

Sikh amputee known as ‘Indian blade runner’ finds faith, friends in Oklahoma – A surgeon took one look at his injuries and sent Maj. Devender Pal Singh’s broken body to a makeshift mortuary near a battlefield… Read More

They Had A Dream Too

Fifty years after the epic “March on Washington” placed civil rights and racial discrimination on top of the national agenda in the United States, a similar, but much smaller and largely forgotten, event took place at the same time 3,600 miles away in Bristol, England… Read More

Sikhs Identifying with their Castes Fading

A recent study has reportedly revealed that not even 1% of Sikhs settled in north-eastern and southern states identify themselves with their gotras/castes/surnames. This interesting fact came to light in a study conducted for National Commission for Minorities… Read More