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.
Akal Takhat Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today said that he cannot take back Fakar-e-Qaum award from Prakash Singh Badal.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee is likely to announce the name of appointee for controversial seat of a Chief Secretary today. As per media reports the SGPC has convened a meeting of the executive committee for today (August 24) at Anandpur Sahib.
A delegation of the Bandi Singhs Rihai Sangharsh Committee, formed to spearhead the movement for the release of Sikh political prisoners, yesterday met Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and demanded the withdrawal of “Fakhr-e-Qaum” title bestowed upon Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal.
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.
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'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.
Hours after house arrest of pro-freedom Kashmiri leaders, the government of Jammu and Kashmir withdrew restriction orders and set them free.
As per media reports, pro-freedom Kashmiri leaders, including All Party Hurriyat Conference leaders Mirwaiz Umar Farooq, Syed Ali Shah Geelani and Abbas Ansari have been put under house arrest by Indian authorities in order to prevent their meeting with Pakistan's National Security Advisor (NSA).
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.
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.
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.
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 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.
Punjab police and the Punjab government has reportedly refused to handover probe of 27 July Dinanagar (Gurdaspur) attack to India's 'National Investigation Agency' (NIA).
Indian government has declared not a repeat it's 'hard stand' this time as the Pakistan authorities have invited pro-freedom Kashmiri leaders to hold talks ahead of India-Pakistan NSA level talks.
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