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SGPC Agrees To Demands Of Agitating Pathis, Raises Wages

Giving a reson to celebrate to the agitating pathis rendering their services in Darbar Sahib complex, the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC)

SGPC Executive Meeting Postponed To August 18th

The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) here on Sunday postponed its executive committee meeting -- scheduled to be held here on August 8

Exemplary Self-Less Sewa: Provide Free Ride To Darbar Sahib In His E-Rickshaw

Surinder Singh, a rickshaw puller known for offering a free ride to devotees from the Amritsar railway station to the Darbar Sahib, now owns an e-rickshaw,

Shiv Sena leader arrested for burning effigy on 33rd Anniversary of Ghallughara June 1984 in Amritsar

A Shiv Sena leader named Sudhir Kumar Suri was arrested by police on Sunday (June 11) for allegedly hurting religious sentiments.

Amritsar Observes Complete Shut Down on Ghallughara Day

Amritsar today observed complete shut down on the 33rd anniversary of Indian Amry's attack on Darbar Sahib complex and other Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs in Punjab and neighboring states.

Hindutva Activists Burn Effigy under Police Protection in Amritsar; Fled in seconds after being challenged by a Singh

A group of Hindutva activists today burned an 'effigy' in Amritsar apparently under police protection. A video which surfaced over social networking platform Facebook shows that some Hindutva activists were burning an effigy.

Sikh Activists Hold ‘Sikh Genocide Remembrance March’ in Amritsar; Calls For Amritsar Shut Down On 6 June

Pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa took out a Genocide Remembrance Parade on the streets of holy city displaying photographs of damaged Akal Takht Sahib and Sikh martyrs

Local Gurudwaras Should Pass Resolution Condemning “Operation Blue Star” On June 6: Dal Khalsa

Pro-freedom Sikh group Dal Khalsa here on Sunday asked all local gurdwara committees across Punjab to hold prayers meet on June 6 and pass resolution

Sikh Activists, Police Take Action Against those Selling Tobacco near Darbar Sahib Complex

Even after strict instructions to the administration to impose a strict ban on sale of tobacco products inside the walled city which hosts many Sikh shrines including the Darbar Sahib to uphold its sanctity, the illicit practice continues smoothly a few yards away from the shrine.

Capt Amarinder Singh lead Congress Government Of Punjab Quashes Khalsa University Act

While keeping up with demand of the locals to safegaurd the heritage status of 125 years old Khalsa college Amritsar, Capt Amarinder Singh

Objectionable Ad On LED Screen Near Darbar Sahib Complex Irks Sikh Sangat

LED screens installed at Heritage Street that leads to Darbar Sahib complex were depicting commercial advertisements with objectionable content that hasn't gone down well with the visiting Sikh Sangat.

Pro Hindutva Outfit RSS Dictating Appointments At Amritsar’s Khalsa College: Lalli Majithia

As per the media reports Congress party leader from Majitha constituency here today has claimed that pro Hindutva outfit Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) is dictating all recruitments being made by the current management of Khalsa College, Amritsar.

Dr Ajay Gupta To Be AAP Candidate From Amritsar Central

In a press note released by the AAP on Wednesday evening, Dr Ajay Gupta has been announced as party candidate from Amritsar Central.

Dal Khalsa Condemns Indian Authorities For Not Letting Pakistani Diplomat to Pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib

The pro-freedom organisation of the Sikhs Dal Khalsa yesterday condemned the immature and irresponsible act of Indian leadership for not letting Pakistan diplomat Sartaz Aziz to pay obeisance at Darbar Sahib.

Preparations in Full Swing at Amritsar for Upcoming “Heart of Asia ” Conference

According to a press release by Punjab Govt Deputy CM of Punjab S. Sukhbir Singh Badal today took stock of the preparations and inspected the preparations regarding the ‘Heart of Asia’ conference to be held at Amritsar from 2 and 3 December.

SGPC Probe Report fails to fix responsibility for Incident of Fire in Shiromani Committee’s Press

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC) has held no one responsible for the fire that broke out at its only press, in May this year.

Suneet Singh Tuli joins Chief Khalsa Diwan

DataWind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli becomes member of Chief Khalsa Diwan

Sikh entrepreneur and Data Wind CEO Suneet Singh Tuli today joined Chief Khalsa Diwan at Amritsar. DataWind had shot to fame when with low cost educational tablet called Aakash.

After 1984 Freedom, not just holy city status for Amritsar, is the core demand: says Dal Khalsa

Joining issue with the AAP chief Arvind Kejriwal on proposing to accord holy city status for Amritsar if AAP comes to power, the Dal Khalsa said it’s a calculated attempt aimed to exploit the sentiments of Sikhs to woo their votes in the upcoming Punjab assembly elections in 2017.

AAP convenor Arvind Kejriwal Kejriwal promises promises ‘holy city’ status for Amritsar if AAP assumes power

Aam Aadmi Party convener Arvind Kejriwal has announced to grant Sri Amritsar and Anandpur Sahib the status of 'holy cities' in case his party was voted to power in the state.

Face cover ban: Simranjeet Singh Mann slams Punjab police for harassing Sikh youth

Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) chief S. Simranjeet Singh Mann has criticised the Punjab police for imposing ban on covering face while riding two wheelers in Amritsar, Ludhiana and Hoshiarpur.

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