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Wall of Truth – the 1984 Sikh Genocide memorial to be inaugurated on Jan. 15: DSGMC

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has started Akhand Paath Sahib of Guru Granth Sahib at the 1984 Sikh Genocide memorial, called: The Wall of Truth.

Sikhs’ interests compromised in Delhi under Arvind Kejriwal Govt, says Manjit Singh GK

DSGMC chief Manjit Singh GK has criticised Arvind Kejriwal led Delhi government for allegedly undermining the Sikh interests.

Hindutva Outfit Launches Another Ideological Attack to Distort the Imago of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

The Hindutva forces have been repeatedly indulging into launching ideological attacks to distort the imago of Sikh Gurus. Hindutva forces are hell bent to confine the imago of Sikh Gurus to the trivial walls of patriotism.

AAP says Badals spreading false rumors about Punjabi language in Delhi schools

Under attack from the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), Shiromani Akal Dal (Badal) and other Sikh groups over alleged discontinuation of regional languages, including Punjabi, in government run schools in Delhi, the Aam Aadmi Party today offered explanation while alleging that it was mere 'rumour'.

DSGMC issues High Alert as Delhi court reorders demolition of Chhabil near Sisganj Sahib

DSGMC has issued an alert urging the Sikh Sangat to remain vigilant as a Delhi court has reportedly re-ordered demolition of Bhai Mati Dass Ji Chhabil (Piao) near Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib in Chandni Chow area of Delhi.

Kejriwal & AAP MLA Akla Lamba conspired to demolish Bhai Mati Dass Chhabil: alleges DSGMC

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (DSGMC) has levelled allegations against Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal and Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MLA Alka Lamba for conspiring to demolish Bhai Mati Dass Chhabil near Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib in Chandni Chowk area of Delhi.

DSGMC officals face wrath of Delhi Sikhs after MCD demolishes Mati Dass Chhabil

The situation continues to be tense at Chandni Chowk area of Delhi as the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) officials assisted by the Delhi police demolished Bhai Mati Dass Chhabil near Gurdwara Sisganj Sahib.

Police Sikhs clash near Sisganj Sahib in Delhi; Bhai Mati Dass Chhabil being demolished

New Delhi: Situation is reportedly tense in Sisganj Sahib area in Delhi after a clash took place between the police and the Sikhs this morning. ...

No progress in fresh investigation into 1984 Sikh massacre cases after one year

A Special Investigation team (SIT) formed by the Indian government in February 2015 to reinvestigate closed cases related to the 1984 Sikh massacre has not yet filed charges in a single case, Amnesty International India said today.

442 convicted by Delhi court for 1984 Sikh massacres: minister tells Rajya Sabha

A Minister for State for Home Haribhai Parathibhai Chaudhary yesterday (Dec. 23) told the upper house of Indian parliament that 442 people have been convicted so far by various courts of Delhi in connection with the violence against the Sikhs in 1984 in Delhi.

Punishment for ’84 Sikh genocide culprits would have averted Gujarat massacre 2002: Arvind Kejri

AAP convener and Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal started distributing compensation cheques of Rs 5 lakh each to the families of the victims of 1984 Sikh genocide. He handed over the cheques to 1,332 affected families yesterday.

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.

Sikh bodies hold demonstration at Jantar Mantar; Demand debate in Indian parliament on Sikh political prisoners issue

Cutting across party lines various organisations of Punjab and Delhi held a joint demonstration at Jantar Mantar (Delhi) seeking debate in Indian Parliament on the issue of Sikh Political Prisoner confined in various jails across Indian subcontinent despite having completed their minimum mandatory sentences.

Sikh bodies target Narendra Modi over continuous screening of Nanak Shah Fakir in Delhi

Local Sikh sangat along with leaders and activists of United Sikh Mission (USM), All India Sikh Confederation (AISC), Akhand Kirtani Jatha (Delhi), Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) held a march against controversial movie "Nanak Shah Fakir" from Gurdwara Bangla Sahib towards Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi’s house on April 19.

Sikh Sangat stops screening of Nanak Shah Fakir movie in Delhi Cinemas

Sikh anger against the Nanak Shah Fakir movie out-busted today after the movie was released by film-maker Harinder Sikka, despite opposition and appeals for withdrawal of the film. The screening of the film, that has already been banned in Punjab and Chandigarh, was opposed by Sikh youth in Delhi.

Demand for Ban on Nanak Shah Fakir Movie: Delhi Govt. forward concerns to L-G

Controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’ might come under hammer in Delhi following the two months delay on its release in Punjab and Chandigarh. Various Sikh organizations united under the banner of United Sikh Mission (USM) are active to compel Delhi Government to ban the release of this movie.

Delhi Sikh youth leader taken into custody by police as Nanak Shah Fakir movie releases today

Controversial movie Nanak Shah Fakir was released today despite strong opposition from the Sikh Panth. The BJP led Hindutva government ignored all voices of concern demanding ban on screening of NSF and the movie was allowed to be screened in India.

DSGMC observes “Delhi Fateh Divas” to mark anniversary of Delhi victory by Sikh General Baba Baghel Singh

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) celebrated “Fateh Divas” to mark victory of Sikh warrior leader Baba Baghel Singh over Delhi in 1783. The Fateh Divas celebrations were attended by Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh, Takhat Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh, Takht Damdama Sahib Jatehdar Giani Gurmukh Singh and Takhat Hazoor Sahib vice-Jatehdar Giani JyotInder Singh besides representatives of various Sikh organizations.

Delhi committee want India to commemorate conquest of Delhi by Sikh forces

The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has demanded conquest of "Lal Qila" by the Sikh forces in 1783 be celebrated every year at government level. A press release by DSGMC says [t]he conquest paved the way for end of mighty Mughal rule in India and beginning of war for Independence.

Sikh candidates in Delhi Assembly polls: AAP’s 4 secure win, others lost

There were 13 Sikh faces contesting the high pitched battle for Delhi Assembly on 11 seats. Four were fielded by Aam Aadmi Party. Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) had also fielded four Sikh faces, though three of them were contesting on BJP's election symbol. BJP had fielded two Sikh faces of it's own, while three were fielded by the Congress party.

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