Rep. Luis Gutiérrez On Tuesday, a “yes or no” referendum will take place in Puerto Rico asking voters whether they wish to join the union as a state. Once the absolutely ridiculous requirement to get 50+1 of the entire electorate to sign a petition before the referendum could be triggered had been achieved (which many people, including Premier Alden McLaughlin, promised would never happen), we were then faced with another challenge. Brexit happened when the UK left the European Union on 31 January 2020. Caymanian voters will be going to the polls anyways. Google has removed the secessionist, anti-India mobile application '2020 Sikh Referendum' from its Play Store, Punjab state officials said on Tuesday. Anyone who opposed him was put on his hit list and some eliminated," Khushwant wrote. Pakistan and ISI have been trying hard for a long time to create problems in Punjab,” Gujral said, as quoted by news agency ANI. The British government, however, had said that they can not ban the rally under their law. by Fmr. pic.twitter.com/aKCs5RIWTV. Our Prime Minister must know that she cannot do that. The government cannot ignore the referendum even though they have pulled their support for the proposed cruise berthing facility. "These are people supported, as we know, by our … "He used vituperative language against the Hindus. The data revealed that a majority (55%) of Quebecers and those in the rest of Canada (67%) believe that the threshold for a "yes" vote in a referendum should be no lower than a two-thirds majority of 66%. A referendum of the status of Puerto Rico was held on November 3, 2020, concurrently with the general election.It was announced by Puerto Rico Governor Wanda Vázquez Garced on May 16, 2020. Article explains Revised Income Tax Due Dates as CBDT Notification No.35/2020 Dated 24.06.2020 which includes revised date for Income Tax Returns, Income Tax Audit, Investment for claiming Deduction under Chapter VIA, Capital Gains Exemption under Sections 54 to 54GB, Furnishing of TDS / TCS Statements, Issuance of TDS / TCS Certificates, Interest on Delayed Payment of TDS, … The Justin Trudeau Government will not recognise the results of the Punjab 2020 Referendum being organised by the pro-Khalistan group Sikhs for Justice (SFJ). He said,”The horrible memories of the dark decade of terrorism are too fresh in Punjabis’ memories to be forgotten. For there was no 2017 general election, and no 2019 one, either – just about. In an attempt to lure people into performing prayers for Khalistan and garner support for 'Referendum 2020', Sikh for Justice's Gurpatwant Singh Pannu had recently announced a $5000 for people organising such prayers at Akal Takht and $500 for performing them at any other gurdwaras. Poll shows strong support for making the change. The process is controlled by the servants (politicians), not the Masters, the citizens. The process is controlled by the servants (politicians), not the Masters, the citizens. They will not let anybody fiddle with peace in the state.” 12 December 2020 - 11:42 . Yes and no. Wear Shaheed Bhindranwale T-Shirts And Raise Khalistan Slogans. 'No one will win': French fishermen fear consequences of no-deal Brexit 09/12/2020 Macron sets up talks between the police and public, yet some already say it will 'lead to nothing' "Punjab Referendum 2020 is a campaign to liberate Punjab, currently occupied by India. Punjab CM Amarinder Singh as quoted by PTI. Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said on Friday that there are no takers in Punjab for `Referendum 2020', a campaign by a UK-based organisation for a separate Sikh state. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh said the presence of Pakistani politicians at the rally confirms it was an out-and-out ISI plot which fell through, just as their attempts to create trouble in India have been failing all these years. Gauge what the "Punjabi people" think about re-establishing Punjab as a nation state. Noumea, October 4: French President Emmanuel Macron hailed the results of New Caledonia referendum, as the early counting of votes showed a likely victory for the "no" camp. Section A – Board Proposed By-law Amendments Performed in accordance with the By-laws, Section 35.13, SPECIAL REFERENDUM AMENDMENTS. Its legal adviser - Gurpatwant Singh Pannun had launched ‘Referendum 2020’, which seeks to “liberate Punjab from Indian occupation”. "They are getting desperate, going into acts of terrorism and also militancy. Singh had on Friday dubbed the proposed rally in London on Sunday by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) as an attempt by a handful of frustrated ISI-backed Sikhs abroad to foment trouble. Results and aftermath. Noumea, October 4: French President Emmanuel Macron hailed the results of New Caledonia referendum, as the early counting of votes showed a likely victory for the "no" camp. People wave French national flags during the last meeting of the loyalists for the 'no' to the self-determination referendum of New Caledonia, in Noumea on October 1, 2020 [Theo Rouby/AFP] He exhorted every Sikh to kill 32 Hindus to solve the Hindu-Sikh problem. Voting on the day was largely held peacefully, although the Loyalists did allege that there was some intimidation and racist targeting of voters in a few localities. Amarinder Singh Hails Canada's Move Of Not Recognising "Referendum 2020", India News | Press Trust of India | Sunday July 26, 2020. Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh on Saturday welcomed Canada's decision not to recognise the results of ''Referendum 2020'' being organised by the pro-Khalistan group ''Sikhs for Justice (SFJ)''. New recession referendum in December 2020. Advertise with NZME. During analysis of the said application and the website in the DITAC Lab, Punjab, it was found that the data of voters registered through the App was also … Vol.10 No.215 Wednesday DECEMBER 02, 2020 New Dawn 16 mins ago - Last Updated: December 1, 2020 NEC, partners hold training workshop for independent candidates agents American voters smell the foul stench. Also Read: 'Referendum 2020' is a useless exercise, it has no support from Punjabis across world: BJP . Swiss voters have resoundingly rejected an attempt to tear up the country’s agreement with the … But the left didn't get off scot-free, either Opinion: There's a lot to clean up in this nation - both on the right and left. Explore more on Referendum 2020. The website of the referendum describes it as a campaign to liberate Punjab, "currently occupied by India". The “Referendum 2020” rally, organised by Sikhs For Justice (SFJ), is trying to understand if Punjabis across at least 20 countries want a separate state. I listened to our Prime Minister give an interview on ABC Australia, part of which was carried on CBC-TV news on 17 Sep 2020. Whatever the outcome, the referendum is by no means a process to resolve the island’s commonwealth status, which many Puerto Ricans liken to colonial status. … Whatever the outcome, the referendum is by no means a process to resolve the island’s commonwealth status, which many Puerto Ricans liken to colonial status. Here’s what’s happening Tuesday in Election 2020 and President-elect Joe Biden's transition. The "Referendum 2020" backed by a handful of Sikhs is a "bogus issue" which is being supported by a neighbour opposed to India, country's top envoy to the US said on Sunday. No 10 said to have reached a compromise over fishing vessels to be majority British-owned in future UK drops push for renationalising of fishing vessels in Brexit talks . Read the explainer on Operation Bluestar and the Khalistan Movement here. Our Attorney General, all the lawyers in the BLP and DLP, our Gove For video troubleshooting and help click here. 2. Post-referendum, the Conservative 2015 majority of 12 was whittled down to … Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh had said there are no takers in Punjab for Referendum 2020. Responding to a question, Shringla also termed the perpetrators of referendum as agents of Pakistan. 'Referendum 2020' is a campaign by the SFJ for a separate Sikh state. ''Referendum 2020'' is a campaign by the SFJ for a separate Sikh state. He said there are no takers for this campaign in the state as people want peace and development. "They are getting desperate, going into acts of terrorism and also militancy. In it, the Prime Minister explained that Barbadians will not be allowed a referendum, to decide on whether they support Barbados becoming a Republic. As per the votes … He wrote, "This plan envisaged the encouragement of a separatist movement among the Sikhs for an independent state to be called Khalistan. That will be the preliminary results, based on "ordinary" votes. Google has removed the anti-India mobile app ''2020 Sikh Referendum'' from its Play Store after the Punjab government took up the matter with the IT giant, an official said on Tuesday. First published on Sun 27 Sep 2020 07.53 EDT . This is not the first time … The struggle for a separate Punjab state dates back to the Punjabi Suba Movement. The referendum asks Sikhs living across the world to … 1. With a turnout of 85.6 percent, 53.26 percent of voters opted for "no", with the result that the islands remain French. While the resolution didn't help the Akalis gain political mileage, it found an admirer in Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, who galvanised the Sikhs into action. Preliminary results for the recreational cannabis and euthanasia referendum were released at 2pm. Election 2020: One referendum passes, another fails . The pro-Khalistani movement is supported and funded by the terrorist state of Pakistan in a hope that this movement will create instability in Punjab in India, which shares a border with Pakistan. In the American case, their revolt was ironically led by a tax-cheating … They were followed by a ragtag group of secessionists, wearing long beards – holding placards condemning India’s treatment of Sikhs – who congregated to once again demand a separate Punjab state. Rep. Luis Gutiérrez On Tuesday, a “yes or no” referendum will take place in Puerto Rico asking voters whether they wish to join the union as a state. In 1971, one saw the beginning of a joint covert operation by the US intelligence community and Pakistan's Inter Services Intelligence to create difficulties for India in Punjab.". A state lawmaker intends to introduce a “Texit” referendum next month… Although experts say seeing it through is all a moot point in 2020 everything is possible… Even becoming an independant nation! `Referendum 2020' is a campaign by the Britain-based Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) for a separate state. New Caledonia rejects independence from France, votes 'no' in referendum. In accordance with Section 35.1 of the By-laws, by-laws may be … Posted Sun Sunday 4 Oct October 2020 at 5:05am Sun Sunday 4 Oct October 2020 at … 2-min read. If they find that they do, they’ll call for a referendum by 2020. Subscribe To Our Daily Newsletter And Get News Delivered Straight To Your Inbox. A website with the address of www.yes2khalistan.org was also launched on the same lines for the same purpose. They showed New Zealanders have voted in 65.2 percent in support of the End of Life Choice Bill and 33.8 percent have voted against. First in the 1980s when the movement took a violent route to achieve its objective, and now again when it seeks to establish a separate state through a referendum, Pakistan's name has been brought up. 'Referendum 2020, a bogus' says Harsh Vardhan Shringla "The organizers (of referendum) are just a handful of people. Picture via ABC. It is no surprise that older white males, mostly less educated, poorer, and from rural areas, finding nothing but hostility from liberals, ran into the waiting arms of Trump, and carried him on their shoulders to victory. A constitutional referendum about the reduction of the size of the Italian Parliament was held in Italy on 20 and 21 September 2020. Sun 27 Sep 2020 10.56 EDT. Even before the rally, the Indian government had issued a demarche to the British government requesting it to deny permission for the rally. It would allow a referendum to give Texans a vote for the state to return to an independent nation, lawmaker says. "Lack Of Support For Referendum 2020": Amarinder Singh On London Rally, India News | Press Trust of India | Monday August 13, 2018. News . Eleanor Ainge Roy in Queenstown @EleanorAingeRoy. Facebook; Twitter; Whats App; Reddit; Email ; Stuff. Liberian citizens will remain powerless and in bondage if they … Besides this, there is a near non-existent support for any such global movement calling for a separate Punjab in India. “They failed in Kashmir and want to move the stage to Punjab.” He said a “very … But they did assure India that “any group which spreads hate or deliberately raises community fears and tensions by bringing disorder and violence to our towns and cities will not be tolerated,” News18 reported. He told PTI that the idea of Referendum 2020 was an ‘anti-national’ proposal designed to break the communal harmony among the people of the community in and outside Punjab. They've made more sacrifices for India than any other community,” SAD leader Naresh Gujral was quoted as saying by DNA. SFJ has announced to hold polling for referendum in November 2020 which it has planned to hold in Punjab along with major cities of North America, Europe, Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Kenya and the Middle Eastern Countries.” … Stressing that those supporting the idea had "little support" from the community, Ambassador Harsh Vardhan Shringla said that such groups were "getting desperate" and going into "acts of terrorism". 3. The 2020 referendum, like all previous historical ballots, are poison pills designed to empower and enrich politicians and it’s not what the citizens want. Tarun Chugh, BJP’s national secretary, termed Referendum 2020 a “useless exercise’ by a desperate group of radicals who have no support from Punjabis living across the globe”. Even on Sunday, British-Pakistani, Lord Nazir Ahmed, who was in the Labour Party but thrown out for his political views, was among the speakers. The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) – a powerful Sikh political outfit – sought a separate province of Punjab, but the State Reorganistion Commission, in its recommendations, rejected the demand. Like the politician-favored referendum, politicians also set excessive salaries and benefits. Responding to a question, Shringla also termed the perpetrators of referendum as agents of Pakistan. The so-called Referendum 2020 is a bogus issue," he told reporters after a visit to a Sikh gurdwara in Baltimore. Delhi Banay Ga Khalistan Launched From Canada To Register Referendum 2020 Votes In Delhi. No. 05:00, Oct 31 2020. In the cannabis referendum 53.1 voted against it, while 46.1 voted in favour. This website follows the DNPA Code of Ethics, Make sure all words are spelled correctly. Make 2020 a referendum on Trump's crimes and corruption. Four men, with the Nishan Sahib (Sikh flag) in their hands flying high, marched on Trafalgar Square in London on Sunday, 12 August this year. A dinner invitation to a convicted terrorist, Jaspal Atwal, during the recent visit of Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, had caused dismay in India. But unless progressives find ways to respond to the perceived reality of … The Indian government has, since the very beginning, accused the Pakistani establishment of supporting the separatist activities in Punjab. I listened to our Prime Minister give an interview on ABC Australia, part of which was carried on CBC-TV news on 17 Sep 2020. As … Official results of the end of life choice referendum : Number of votes % of votes: Yes, I support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 coming into force: 1,893,290: 65.1%: No, I do not support the End of Life Choice Act 2019 coming into force: 979,079: 33.7%: Informal votes: 35,702: 1.2%: Total votes: 2,908,071: 100.00% DP William Ruto has called for further amendments to the BBI Bill, signalling his readiness to lead the 'No' campaign. He dubbed the proposed rally in London on Sunday by Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) an attempt by a handful of frustrated ISI-backed Sikhs abroad to foment trouble in Punjab and India by raising divisive voices. The separatist rally was organised by Sikhs for Justice (SJF), a separatist Sikh organisation. However, six years later, when the Congress swept to power, relegating the Akalis to the margins, the SAD went into a huddle to revive its fortunes. Give the people of Punjab the privilege to decide their future political status. (With inputs from PTI, Hindustan Times, DNA, News18). In 1982, when Bhindranwale and Harsharan Singh Longowal, then-president of the Akali Dal, launched the Dharam Yudh Morcha or a civil disobedience movement, both took up residence inside the Golden Temple and had to be flushed out by Operation Bluestar, initiated by Indira Gandhi.