Sikh Weapons Display (Shastar Darshan) at Sri Hazur Sahib, India

Vaheguru ji ka Khalsa Vaheguru ji ki Fateh This is a video of Shastars (Sikh Weapons) that are kept at the holy Sikh shrine of Takht Sachkhand Sri Hazur Sahib in Nanded, India. In this short clip, we can see: The sword (Tegh) of Akali Phula Singh Ji – a Jathedar (commanding officer) of the…

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If you live in Wolverhampton South-West, vote for Jagmeet Singh

I’ve made it no secret that I’ll be voting for Labour in tomorrow’s General Election, but if I lived in the constituency of Wolverhampton South-West, I’d vote for Jagmeet Singh as MP. Jagmeet Singh is a Sikh educator, prison chaplain, and he’s running independently for the role in Wolverhampton South-West. What makes Jagmeet Singh so…

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Is this the last chance to save the NHS?

In this video, Dr Bob Gill outlines how the Conservative government intends to sell off the British National Health Service as recommended in the Naylor Review.   As well as a General Practitioner (GP), Dr Gill has been a researcher and campaigner for the NHS for many years. “There has been a concerted effort by…

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Breathtaking Gatka Display in Mumbai

A very skilled and proficient Gatka display by a Nihang Singh Akhara in Mumbai, India. Gatka is the name given to the art of showcasing the Sikh Martial Art of Shastar Vidiya (literally “Weapon Studies”, or “study of weaponry”). Nihang Singhs are the armed military order of the Sikhs. These Sikhs started out as the…

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Grime behind Corbyn

Here in the UK, urban music is becoming increasingly political once again. This has been evidenced by the show of support for UK Labour Party leader Jeremy Corbyn from a range of British grime and hip hop artists, such as Akala, Low-Key and JME. Corbyn is seen by many in underprivileged areas as the man…

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Corbyn responds to London Terrorist attack

“The choice you face on 8 June is a Conservative Party which has made it clear that it will press on with another five years of austerity and cuts to essential public services to pay for even more tax handouts to the richest and the biggest corporations. Or the Labour Party, which is guaranteeing that…

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Study Finds Alcohol to be One of the Most Dangerous Recreational Drugs

Results from the Global Drug Survey (GDS) 2017, an independent study of almost 120,000 people over 25 countries, have now been published. The report finds that despite being legal, alcohol and synthetic cannabis* are the most dangerous of all recreational drugs available, along with methamphetamine (meth). They were found to be more dangerous than cocaine, LSD, MDMA…

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