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SGPC to provide homes to 250 Afghan Sikh families in Amritsar

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee will provide homes to 250 Sikh families from Afghanistan that have taken shelter in Punjab.

Record decline in Sikh counts in India worries Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Committee

The President of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Manjit Singh GK referring to the fall in growth rate of Sikh population in India by 0.2% called upon the Sikhs living in India and world over to watch their count and be careful as Sikhs are already in a microscopic minority and fall in the growth rate could be of serious consequences in the days to come for future generations.

Sikhs record maximum population decline in India, Jathedar reissues concerns

Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has expressed concerns over decline in percentage of Sikh population in Indian subcontinent. As per Census data (2001-2011) released by the government of India on August 25, Sikhs have reported maximum decline in population.

Harcharan Singh appointed as first Chief Secretary of SGPC amidst protest

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has appointed Harcharan Singh, former Deputy Chairman of Punjab and Sind Bank, as its first chief secretary for three years.

Inaugral Sikh Youth Leadership institute a success: WSO Canada

The World Sikh Organization of Canada's inaugural Sikh Youth Leadership Institute (SYLI) successfully concluded last week. After taking part in a rigorous application process, twenty Sikh youths between the ages of 18-25, from across Canada, including Newfoundland, Quebec, Ontario, Alberta and British Columbia, were selected to take part in the program.

Left vs Right

Is it right that Sikhs put more emphasis on non-Sikh media than their own outlets? [Left v Right]

Left v Right returns to our naujawani channel with a new twist! Every Friday, two individuals will offer up a short debate on a range of Sikh and Punjabi issues to ‎instigate more constructive discussion amongst our viewers.

Five year old Sikh girl dies as PWD work led to roof collapse at Geeta Nagar Delhi Gurdwara

A five-year-old girl was killed and four others were severely injured when the roof of a Gurdwara collapsed in east Delhi’s Geeta Colony area, said Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGPC) in a written statement issued yesterday.

US court rejects Sikhs For Justice’s appeal in case against Sonia Gandhi

A United States court of appeals has rejected the appeal filed by Sikhs For Justice in case against Sonia Gandhi. The court of appeals for the second circuit in New York upheld the order of the district courts dismissing human rights violation lawsuit against Indian politician and Congress president Sonia Gandhi. It may be recalled here that the district court had dismissed the case in June last year.

Parkash Singh Badal (R) and Giani Gurbachan Singh (L) - [File Photo]

Can not take back Fakar-e-Qaum award from Parkash Singh Badal: says Giani Gurbachan Singh

Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today said that he cannot take back Fakar-e-Qaum award from Prakash Singh Badal.

Patiala court frames charges against Jagtar Singh Tara, another in Rulda Singh Murder case

A Patiala court yesterday framed charges against by Jagtar Singh Tara and Ramandeep Singh Goldy in former Rashtriya Sikh Sangat (RSS) chief Rulda Singh murder case.

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Police enters in Assam Gurdwara with Shoes; CM orders inquiry

Assam Chief Minister Tarun Gogoi has ordered an inquiry into an incident in Guwahati, where the police had entered into a Gurdwara Sahib with shoes. Official sources said that the Joint Commissioner of City Police will conduct the inquiry and submit report within 7 days.

Singh is Bling movie caught into controversy: Jathedar want filmmakers to remove offensive contents

Bollywood star Akshay Kumar's upcoming movie "Singh is Bling" seems to be caught into a controversy as Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh has raised objections against movie's promotional song and trailer that were recently released by the film makers.

Bhai Ajmer Singh - Ideological Encirclement of Sikhs (Speech at Brampton, Canada)

Politics

Arvind Kejriwal (L), Dharamvira Gandhi (R) [File Photo]

Suspended AAP MPs term Arvind Kejriwal as dictator

Suspended Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) parliamentarians have criticised AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal. Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa said Arvind Kejriwal was acting like a dictator. Patiala MP Dharamvira Gandhi said said everything (their suspension) was being done at AAP convener Arvind Kejriwal's behest.

Dal Khalsa want govt. to lift ban from student elections in Punjab

In the backdrop of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)'s success in Punjab University students’ elections, the Dal Khalsa today demanded that illegal ban imposed since 1984 on student's politics in Universities and colleges of Punjab should be removed immediately.

SGPC move to appoint Harcharan Singh as chief secretary draws flak

The SGPC move to appoint Harcharan Singh, former director of Punjab and Sindh Bank, as its chief secretary has drawn strong criticism from several quarters. Those opposed to the move including some SGPC executive members, besides Sikh organisations and intellectuals.

Capt. Amarinder’s protest outside CM Badal house lacked strength; 21 MLAs, Many leaders stayed away

A section of Congress party leaders held a "demonstration" outside Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal's house yesterday. The 'gherao' demonstration turned to be a show by Captain Amarinder Singh.

India Signals to Call Off NSA level talks with Pakistan

India's minister of external affairs held a press conference this evening and said that it can not head with NSA level talks with Pakistan under given conditions.

AAP divided at Baba Bakala conference

Divide deepens in Punjab unit of the Aam Aadmi Party

Warring factions of the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) held parallel conferences at Baba Bakala on Rakhar Punya. After the rallies, AAP suspended MPs Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dharamvira Gandhi.

AAP suspends two Punjab MPs Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dharamvira Gandhi

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) has reportedly suspended two of party's four MPs Dharamvira Gandhi (Patiala) and Harinder Singh Khalsa (Fatehgarh Sahib) for alleged anti-party activities.

PPP chief Manpreet Badal all set to join Congress: media report

As per certain media reports former Punjab finance minister and People's Party of Punjab (PPP) chief Manpreet Badal is all set to formally join the Congress.

Sucha Singh Chootepur (L), Dr Dharamvira Gandhi (C) and Harinder Singh Khalsa (R) [FIle Photos]

Aam Aadmi Party heading for possible split in Punjab

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) is heading for a possible split in Punjab, as two of its four MPs, Harinder Singh Khalsa and Dr Dharamvira Gandhi, are going to skip its Rakhar Puniya conference at Baba Bakala for a volunteer meet organised by sacked Amritsar leader Dr Daljit Singh.

Bains brothers may join Aam Aadmi Party for 2017 polls, media reports

There are reports in the media that Bains brothers of Ludhiana are ready to the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) for the 2017 Assembly elections. Bains brothers, Simarjit Singh Bains and his brother Balwinder Singh Bains, are currently members of the state assembly from Ludhiana.

Sanjiv Bhatt [File Photo]

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong: Sanjiv Bhatt

It is dangerous to be right when the government is wrong. And all the more dangerous when the government is diabolically devious as well. After conducting a sham, ex-parte inquiry on completely fabricated charges of unauthorised absence from duty. - Sanjeev Bhatt.

Aam Aadmi Party launches “Punjab Jodo” campaign; Targets to enrol 25 lakh members

Aam Aadmi Party today launched mass contact campaign called "Punjab Jodo". Party that surprised political pundits as it was able to secure 4 seats from state during last Lok Sabha elections, is not preparing itself for the 2017 assembly elections for all 117 seats.