Daily Routine of Amritdhari Sikh Soldier is the Most Challenging

Capt Suresh Sharma says: Amritdhari Sikh soldier of the Indian Army leads one of the most toughest and challenging lifestyles. His daily Routine: Gets up at 0330 hours, takes bath, does his holy prayers, goes for physical training (PT) at 0530 hours. Throughout the day, the Sikh soldier continues to do naam simran in his […]

History Shows Sikh Regiment Never Lost a Battle

The Sikh Regiment 💎 A Very interesting Answer by Bhagyesh Gayakwad, Btech Mechanical Engineering & Defense Aspirant, ITM (2020) to a Question: Which regiment has the record of never having lost an operation in the Indian Armed Forces? Answer: Maj. General M. Khan of Pakistan wrote in his book ‘Crisis of Leadership’ about the bravery […]

Sikh Regiment is the Only Regiment to Salute Twice During Republic Day Parade, Here’s the Reason

The Republic Day march starts at Vijay Chowk & ends at Red Fort in Delhi. The regiments of the Indian army salute only the President. As per regiment tradition, the Sikh regiment contingent salutes twice. The coln cdr orders “Dahiney Dekh” & lowers sword in salute when going past Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib also. The Sewadars […]

Sikh Regiment is the Only Regiment to Salute Twice During Republic Day Parade, Here’s the Reason

The Republic Day march starts at Vijay Chowk & ends at Red Fort in Delhi. The regiments of the Indian army salute only the President. As per regiment tradition, the Sikh regiment contingent salutes twice. The coln cdr orders “Dahiney Dekh” & lowers sword in salute when going past Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib also. The Sewadars […]

Congress and Akali Dali Express Unhappiness Over Sikh Regiment Absence at R-Day Parade

The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Monday said it would raise the issue of the absence of a Sikh regiment contingent in this year’s Republic Day parade in the coming session of Parliament. SAD secretary general and Rajya Sabha member Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa told reporters this here. The absence of a Sikh regiment at the […]

Sikh Leaders Respond to Absence of Sikhs from Republic Day Parade

For the first time, the Indian Republic day parade saw an absence of Sikhs. The highly decorated Sikh regiment and the float of the state of Punjab wasn’t seen. The exclusion of Sikhs from the parade created resentment among the Sikh community leaders who condemned the Centre. Hindustan Times reported the rejected Jathedar Gurbachan Singh […]

9 Historic Wars Prove Why Enemies Fear Sikh Regiment

One of the most decorated units in the Indian Army and at one point the most decorated unit in the British Indian Army, the Sikh Regiment’s tales of bravery are legend. Much like the Ghorkas, the Sikh Regiment has an elevated status that is richly deserved. The beginning of the Sikh Regiment The proposal to […]

Newly Wed Sikh Regiment Soldier Killed By Pakistan Firing at Border

A newlywed Soldier of the Sikh regiment Rashpal Singh became shaheed after he was shot and killed by Pakistani forces during an indiscriminate firing at the border in Poonch, Poonch is a town and a municipal council in Poonch District in the Indian administered state of Jammu and Kashmir. However, news media refuses to cover […]

Sikh Researcher Discovers Touching Story of Sikh Soldier from WW1

Exactly 100 years ago today on 19 May 1915 a young Sikh soldier, engaged in a fire-fight with Turks on the mountainous passes on the Gallipoli peninsula was struck behind the eyes by a Turkish bullet. As it smashed into his skull it severed optical nerves rendering him completely blind. Regardless, he somehow continued to […]

Sikh Soldier Dedicates Song To Mothers on Mother’s Day

A Sikh soldier dedicated a song to Mother’s on Mother’s day. The video is being widely shared on social networks. The emotional lyrics of the song revolve around the feelings of a mother towards are son. The Singh is on a UN mission hence the sky blue turban. In Sikhi, everyday is recognized as Mother’s […]

Remarkable Story Highlighting the Bravery of Sikh Soldiers

Heroes In Our Midst Posted by Retd. Prof. Janet Wells Kaur Vickers-Robertson in Wartime Heroes The Men of The Punjab: The Heroes Within Our Midst – Revisited 2015 A decade ago I wrote an article The Men of The Punjab: The Heroes Within Our Midst celebrating the Year of the Veteran; a story that was […]

This is Why Sikhs Helped the British During Mutiny of 1857

Anglo Sikh Wars brought an end to the Khalsa rule in Punjab. These two series of wars, First Anglo Sikh War and Second Anglo Sikh War left Sikhs leaderless. The Dogra generals who lead Sikh armies were in alliance with British and reaped a profit of their own by getting small kingdoms (like Kashmir). In […]