The executive committee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) held an emergency meeting at Amritsar today and accepted the resignation of Giani Gurbachan Singh as SGPC appointed Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib.
An evening celebration of Dussehra quickly turned into a rescue mission on late evening of Friday (October 19) when a multi-car train crashed into a crowd of festival attendees.
The first quarterly Sikh Roundtable meeting for representatives of various Sikh organisations and Gurdwaras in England took place on Saturday (October 20) at Guru Nanak Gurdwara, Smethwick.
The two days event organised under the title of "Panthic Assembly" concluded in Amritsar today. The event took place on the lines of a 'session' of an assembly institution of parliamentary setup.
The executive committee of 'World Sikh Parliament' today sent a written statement about the resignation of Giani Gurbachan Singh from the post of 'Jathedar' and SGPC's move to convene emergency meeting of its executive committee to discuss the resignation and appoint new 'Jathedar'.
The Punjab Police today announced arrest of two persons who were allegedly imprinting Referendum 2020 marks on walls in Amritsar. Like previous arrests in similar cases this time too the police has made huge claims of "thwarting a major campaign to disturb communal peace and harmony in the state".
The SGPC today called an emergency meeting of the executive committee on October 22. The meeting is called on 72 hours notice after Giani Gurbachan Singh's resignation as SGPC appointed Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib.
The SGPC appointed Jatehdar of Akal Takht Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh has expressed his desire to quit the post.
Sath, a students group in Punjab University Chandigarh, has announced to hold Ardas in the memory of Saka Behbal Kalan Shaheeds and seek action in Beadbi cases.
A Sangrur court has denied bail to arrested Sikh activists who had hurled shoes on Sukhbir Singh Badal's convoy.
The protest gains significance as it was spontaneous response of the Sikh Sangat against SAD (B) top leader. Notably, after the release of Justice Ranjit Singh Commission's findings, ill-deeds of SAD (B) stand exposed before the Sikh masses of Punjab and protest against Badals is gaining momentum.
Speaking on this occasion Prof. Kulwant Singh Grewal said that the leftist cultural sabotage in Punjab has made Punjab intellectually irrelevant. Therefore, he said, the vision presented by the Prof. Harinder Singh Mehboob has become even more important for Punjab.
Sikh sangat in large numbers converged at Bargari on Sunday to mark shaheedi day of Bhai Krishan Bhagwan Singh (Niamiwala) and Bhai Gurjeet Singh (Sarawan), who were killed by the Punjab police on October 14, 2015.
Amidst tight security arrangements and police restrictions, members of the Darbar-E-Khalsa organizations and representatives of other Sikh bodies and Aam Aadmi Party gathered at Kotkapura to commemorate 2015 police firing incident.
Following a 24-hour rain period across parched farmland last week, Australian farmers are experiencing a rare occasion for respite amidst a seven-year drought that has ravaged their crops, livestock and means for steady income.
On October 14th from 3:00 pm - 5:00 pm at the Ontario Khalsa Darbar, the World Sikh Organization of Canada will be hosting an International Students Orientation exclusively for Punjabi speaking students and Sikh students who are studying in post-secondary institutions in and around the Greater Toronto Area.
Dal khalsa today blamed the Punjab government for affording an escape route for the high-ranking accused police officials as well as the then political leadership. The Sikh group said that the state government is playing games for impunity to police and political camaraderie.
Sikh sangat of Karnal district has now started a drive to install portraits of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale at various Gudwara Sahibs in the district.
The Sikh citizens' Panthic Assembly comprising 117 individuals from Punjab and outside has been convened to chalk out a well-thought and deliberated policy and strategy to counter sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib in the State and neighbouring states, as well as to ensure that the guilty of sacrilege and police firing at Behbal Kalan, Kotkapura and Bargari are brought to justice.
The makers of an upcoming cartoon movie "Dastan-e-Miri Piri" have announced to release the film on November 2. The movie is an attempt to personify sixth Sikh Guru, Guru Hargobind ji despite established Sikh tenets against personification of Sikh Gurus.Next Page »