Sikhism

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 […]

Simranjit Singh Mann’s Message to  Badals and Police

Simranjit Singh Mann’s Message to Badals and Police

AHEAD OF SGPC and Assembly polls, Panthic organisations are getting ready to organise the 2nd Sarbat Khalsa on November 10. The first one was also held on the same date in Amritsar last year. However, the venue is Talwandi Sabo in Bathinda district this year. Baljeet Singh Daduwal, Jathedar of Takht Sri Damdama Sahib, as […]

1984 Sikh Genocide : They raped me , in front of my son -Gurdeep Kaur

1984 Sikh Genocide : They raped me , in front of my son -Gurdeep Kaur

Gurdeep Kaur’s wrinkled face was wet with tears, as she recounted what she saw a quarter century ago: the killings of 21 of family members. She recalled how maddened mobs barged into her home and burned alive her husband, two of her sons and a son-in-law because they were Sikhs, easily identified by their beards […]

Delhi cops against Sikhs in 1984

Delhi cops against Sikhs in 1984

A sting operation carried out by a news portal exposed that the government had failed to take action to stop the Killing of Sikhs and senior police officers “colluded” with the then government to teach Sikhs a “lesson.” In an undercover investigation, Cobrapost interviewed eight officers of Delhi police, some of them admitting to their […]

I’m still in the race :  Makkar

I’m still in the race : Makkar

Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) house, last elected in 2011, will elect its new president on November 5. In an interview, Avtar Singh Makkar, SGPC president for the last 11 years, claims he is still not out of race. Following the Centre’s notification regarding Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president election on November 5, speculations […]

Sikh Leaders criticise  Badal government

Sikh Leaders criticise Badal government

Leaders of several Sikh organisations today criticised the government for its failure to prosecute the erring policemen who ordered unprovoked firing on Sikh activists protesting against the incident of sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Behbal Kalan village on October 14 last year. Harpal Singh Cheema of the Dal Khalsa, Simranjeet Singh Mann of the […]

Husband killed woman accused of sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Amritsar

Husband killed woman accused of sacrilege of Sri Guru Granth Sahib in Amritsar

Amritsar : Police on Wednesday claimed to have solved the murder of a woman, who was allegedly involved in a 2015 sacrilege incident. “The woman, identified as Balwinder Kaur of Veroke village, was murdered by her husband who was upset over the desecration incident,” said Amritsar (rural) senior superintendent of police HPS Khakh. Police had […]