Sikhism

Sikh man allowed to wear kirpan to workplace in UK

Sikh man allowed to wear kirpan to workplace in UK

A British Sikh man, working at an international telecom firm in the UK, has been given permission to wear kirpan to the workplace after initially being refused. The Sikh Council, among the largest representative bodies for the Sikhs in the UK, had intervened on behalf of the unnamed worker to explain the Sikh articles of […]

What Manjit GK Says about Dera Sirsa Support

What Manjit GK Says about Dera Sirsa Support

After the polling in Punjab, Shiromani Akali Dal’s Delhi unit president Manjit Singh GK has launched scathing attack on Sirsa Dera chief by saying that he would raise the issue of support extended by the Dera to SAD in the Punjab assembly election at party forum. He is also the president of Delhi Sikh Gurudwara […]

SGPC panel to probe dera support to Akalis

SGPC panel to probe dera support to Akalis

On directions of Sri Akal Takht Sahib, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has formed a three-member panel to probe the issue of Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) taking support from Dera Sirsa in the Punjab assembly polls held on February 4. Sri Akal Takht Sahib through an edict in 2007 banned Sikhs from keeping social, religious […]

Ex- DGP, IG Umranangal convicted for registering fake rape case

Ex- DGP, IG Umranangal convicted for registering fake rape case

Former director general of police (DGP) Rajinder Singh and inspector general (IG) Paramraj Singh Umranangal were among seven people held guilty by a local court here on Friday for registering a false rape case against Kirpal Singh Randhawa, a witness in the infamous murder case of human rights activist Jaswant Singh Khalra. The court of […]

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 […]