Sikhism

Fiji Puts Sikh Man on Currency Note

Fiji Puts Sikh Man on Currency Note

The government of Fiji issued a $2 currency note where a picture of a Sikh man can be seen. The government of Fiji recognized the contribution of Sikhs and honored Sikhs in the national currency note Sikhs living in the island country of Fiji have played an integral part in the fabric which makes up […]

Controversial Statement by SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar

Controversial Statement by SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar

SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar is making headlines for his statement regarding Indira Gandhi. Indira Gandhi who attacked Sri Darbar Sahib was praised by SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar. SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar also took U turn on Siropa to Modi with Topi at Sri Darbar Sahib. Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Kirpal Singh […]

SGPC reinstates Ardasiya Bhai Balbir Singh who denied ‘siropa’ to Badal

SGPC reinstates Ardasiya Bhai Balbir Singh who denied ‘siropa’ to Badal

Bhai Balbir Singh, former ‘ardasia’ of Sri Darbar Sahib, was reinstated by the newly constituted SGPC body led by Kirpal Singh Badungar. However, Badungar refrained from commenting over former SGPC body’s decision of removing Balbir Singh. While announcing the reinstatement of Ardasiya, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president told newspersons here, “I don’t want to […]

SGPC President Badungar’s U-Turn on Modi’s CAP Controversy

SGPC President Badungar’s U-Turn on Modi’s CAP Controversy

Fatehgarh Sahib: Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee president Kirpal Singh Badungar on Saturday said Prime Minister Narendra Modi did not violate Sikh ‘rehat maryada’ by wearing a cap during his recent visit to SachKhand Sri Darbar Sahib. After the Prime Minister visited SachKhand Sri Darbar Sahib wearing a cap instead of covering his head with a […]

SGPC President Badungar comments  on Sarbat Khalsa and S. Mann

SGPC President Badungar comments on Sarbat Khalsa and S. Mann

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has asked the Sikh Jathedars to look into the controversy surrounding Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s visit to Sri Harmandar Sahib while wearing a cap. “This matter regarding ‘maryada’ comes under the purview of the Singh Sahiban . We have requested them to look into this issue if the ‘maryada’ […]

Sirpao to Modi : What SGPC President says

Sirpao to Modi : What SGPC President says

Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s gesture of serving langar at Sri Darbar Sahib today set off a debate on the motive behind the move in poll-bound Punjab. He is the first PM to do so, catching the attention of everyone. Accompanied by Afghanistan President Ashraf Ghani, he visited Sri Darbar Sahib on the eve of Heart […]

SGPC expresses displeasure over MEA hoardings

SGPC expresses displeasure over MEA hoardings

Image of Sri Darbar Sahib , along with a dancing man and a woman on hoardings installed by the Union ministry of external affairs (MEA) to welcome foreign dignitaries attending the Heart of Asia conference in Amritsar has courted controversy. Condemning the move, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Kirpal Singh Badungar said: “The Union […]

Many UK Sikhs prefer not being called Indian

Many UK Sikhs prefer not being called Indian

London-Many Sikhs in the UK reject being described as “Indian” and would prefer a separate ethnic category created for a Sikh identity, according to the findings of the UK Sikh Survey 2016 released today. The annual survey by the Sikh Network, involving 4,500 respondents, also found that the community continues to face discrimination and hate […]

Sarbat Khalsa congregation to be held at Talwandi Sabo on December 8

Sarbat Khalsa congregation to be held at Talwandi Sabo on December 8

The “jathedars” appointed in last year’s “Sarbat Khalsa” Saturday announced to hold the congregation this year on December 8 at Talwandi Sabo. The event was first scheduled for November 10, but was postponed indefinitely following a massive crackdown by the Punjab Police on those associated with organising the event. The new date of “Sarbat Khalsa” […]

Viral Video of Dhadrianwale : PAKHANDVAAD Vs CHITTA

Viral Video of Dhadrianwale : PAKHANDVAAD Vs CHITTA

Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale, who had escaped a murderous attack in May earlier this year, has yet again courted controversy. The Sikh preacher, during his discourse at his dera near Patiala last night, stated that as a Congress MLA resigned from his seat over the sacrilege incident, those in power (SAD-BJP) were busy fighting […]