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Not letting me speak will not serve any purpose, says angry Avtar Singh Makkar

Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) chief Avtar Singh Makkar had to face a symbolic protest from he Sikh sangat during his address at Fatehgarh Sahib yesterday (Dec. 25).

Three Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib burnt in fire

Three Saroops of Guru Granth Sahib were reportedly burnt in fire at village Rurisar Gurduara Sahib in Fatehgarh Sahib village. As per initial information the fire was sparked by electric short circuit. As soon as the news spread in this regard the Sikh sangat from adjoining villages began to reach at village Roorisar.

SGPC to hold World Punjabi Language Conference in October at Fatehgarh Sahib

Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee has announced you to hold a World Punjabi Conference at Fatehgarh Sahib in October.

SGGSWU to offer literature to Sikh prisoners in UK and Punjab jails

The Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University (SGGSWU) has announced to provide Sikh religious literature to Sikh prisoners lodged in jails in United Kingdom. The varsity, owned by Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC), has also announced seek permission from the Punjab government to provide such literature for prisoners in Punjab jails.

Mann Dal protests against RSS’ Shakha at Fatehgarh Sahib

The members of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) reportedly protested against ‘Shakha’ activity of Hindutva outfit Rashtriya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS) yesterday (on July 01) at Fatehgarh Sahib.

Aam Aadmi Party raised ‘forced conversions’, drug issue during Fatehgarh Sahib Shaheedi Sabha

Forced conversions by Hindu fundamentalists, drug trade and summoning of Revenue Minister Bikram Majithia by the Enforcement Directorate were the main issues that dominated the first political conference of the Aam Aadmi Party at the Shaheedi Sabha at Fatehgarh Sahib.

Badal hits-out at BJP for it’s silence of ‘forced’ religious conversions

Indirectly hitting out at the BJP for its silence on "forced" religious conversions across the country, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal said these were against the tenets of Sikhism. He was speaking at political conference at Fatehgarh Sahib on Dec. 27.

Aam Aadmi Party MP Harinder Singh Khalsa invites suggestions through Facebook

Aam Adami Party (AAP)'s Fatehgarh Sahib MP Harinder Singh Khalsa on recently listened to public woes and decided to get public suggestions through Facebook to prioritise developmental work in the constituency.

SGPC begins preparations for “Khalsa March” to mark “Sirhind Fateh Dihara”

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (May 04, 2014): It is learnt that the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has started preparations at Fatehgarh Sahib and at Chappar Chhirri to observe the Sirhind Fateh Dihara to commemorate the victory of Baba Banda Singh Bahadur and Sikh forces against the Mughal rulers in Sirhind.

Aam Aadmi Party fields Harinder Singh Norway from Fatehgarh Sahib; Jassi Jasraj from Bathinda

Singer-actor Jasraj Singh Longia, better known as Jassi Jasraj, has surprised many by securing the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) ticket from Bathinda constituency. Former director general of police Shashi Kant and AAP's state convener Sumail Singh were also in the race for the Bathinda ticket.

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Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University to start nine new courses

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (March 31, 2014): It is learnt that the syndicate of Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University (SGGSWU) has recently approved a budget of Rs. 72.34 crore with a deficit of Rs. 2.96 crore.

Family members of Sikh arrested for alleged links with BKI cries foul

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (March 20, 2014): The family members of Gurdeep Singh, who was arrested by Patiala police for his alleged links with Babbar Khalsa International (BKI), cries foul and maintains that he has been falsely implicated in a terror plot case by the police.

Shaheed Beant Singh’s son Sarabjit Singh joins BSP; May contest Lok Sabha elections from Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (March 11, 2014): It is learnt that Sarabjit Singh Khalsa, son of Shaheed Beant Singh, joined the Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) on March 10, 2014.

Nagar Kirtan from Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib to Gurdwara Jyoti Saroop Sahib (December 27, 2013)

Lakhs pay homage to Sikh martyrs at Fatehgarh Sahib on Shaheedi Sabha

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (December 28, 2013): The three-day Shaheedi Sabha in the memory of two younger Sahibzadas (sons) of Guru Gobind singh and Mata Gujri Ji, mother of Guru Gobind Singh, concluded on December 27 at Fatehgarh Sahib.

Nearly 3000 acres of panchayat land in Fatehgarh Sahib grabbed

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (November 25, 2013): According to certain media reports over 30 per cent of the panchayat land in the Fatehgarh Sahib district has been encroached upon. The District Development and Panchayat Office (DDPO) has been fighting legal battles for the past two decades to reclaim the land.

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Sri Guru Granth Sahib World Sikh University proposes encyclopedia on Sikh music

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (October 19, 2013): It is learnt that the advisory board of Guru Nanak Dev centre for Sikh music at Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib organised its first meeting on October 14, 2013 on the premises of the campus, under the chairmanship of Vice-Chancellor, Dr Gurmohan Singh Walia. An encyclopaedia of Sikh music (Gurmat Sangeet), to be complted in a time period of 11 years, was also proposed on the occasion.

Punjab police on the hunt for young Sikhs; 19 already reported as arrested; DGP announces promotions

Fatehgarh Sahib/ Amritsar, Punjab (September 18, 2013): For last few days the Punjab police is on the hunt for the Sikh youth again as at least 19 young Sikhs have already been arrested by Punjab police from various places in Punjab.

More than a million expected to pay homage to Sikh martyrs (Chhote Sahibzade) at Fatehgarh Sahib

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (December 25, 2012): More than a million Sikh devotees are expected to pay obeisance at Gurdwara Fatehgarh Sahib as part of the three-day Shaheedi Jor Mela, that begun here on December 25, 2012.

Son of Sardar controversy – Fatehgarh Sahib court to hear arguments for summoning Ajay Devgn on 31 October

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab (October 27, 2012): It is learnt that the court of Chief Judicial Magistrate of Fatehgarh Sahib has fixed October 31, 2012 as a date to hear arguments for summoning Bollywood actor and producer Ajay Devgn on a criminal complaint filed against him.

Fatehgarh Sahib openly speak up against proposed execution of Sikh Professor

Fatehgarh Sahib (July 06, 2011): Fatehgarh Sahib has turned to be first district of Punjab to fully and firmly stand up in favour of clemency for Professor Devinderpal Singh Bhullar. All the 428 village Panchayats and four municipal councils, besides 57 other recognized bodies in the district have adopted resolutions seeking clemency for Prof. Bhullar. Bhullar's clemency petition was rejected by President of India on 26th May.

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