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Dal Khalsa Releases Original Version Of Nanakshahi Calendar At Hoshiarpur

The pro-freedom party of the Sikhs, Dal Khalsa while sticking to the original version of Nanakshahi calendar adopted in 2003, released the copy of current year Samat 550.

93 Sant Samaj Leaders Part Ways with Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma

The controversy surrounding Sant Samaj chief Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma's support for ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) in assembly elections deepens further with a number of Sant Samaj leaders parting ways with Baba Harnam Singh.

Sant Samaj Extends Support to Badal Dal; Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma says Govt. did a lot for Religion

Sant Samaj led by Damdami Taksal (Mehta faction) chief Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma today extended its support for Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) for upcoming state assembly elections.

SGPC backs Jathedars’ move to grant pardon to Dera chief; Taksal, UAD call for meetings

Five Singh Sahibs' decision to grant pardon to Dera Sauda Sirsa Gurmeet Ram Rahim has sparked strong criticism from various Sikh organizations and personalities.

Sant Samaj want Sukhbir Badal to get Jathedar Nandgarh removed

Sant Samaj leaders led by Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma reportedly met Sukhbir Badal in New Delhi. Sant Samaj leaders asked Sukhbir Badal to get Giani Balwant Singh Nandgarh removed as Jatehdar of Takht Damdama Sahib.

Sant Samaj memorandum pleas ‘sacrifices of Sikhs’ for India to seek release of Sikh prisoners

A delegation of Sant Samaj today met Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh and tendered him a demanding requesting his intervention to secure release of Sikh political prisoners who are confined in jails even after completing terms of their sentences.

Sikh delegation met Indian Home Minister to seek release of Sikh political prisoners

A Sikh delegation comprising Giani Mal Singh (Jathedar of Takht Kesgarh Sahib), Damdami Taksal chief Baba Harnam Singh Dumma, DSGMC president Manjit Singh GK, Sikh Council UK special representative Inderjit Singh and others today met Indian Home Minister Rajnath Singh.

Sant Samaj want Akal Takht to discard Nanakshahi calendar and revert to Bikrami Calendar

Members of the Sant Samaj yesterday (Dec. 22) met Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and handed him over a memorandum, seeking revocation of Sikh calendar called Nankshahi Calendar. Members of Sant Samaj also demanded the implementation of the Hindu calendar called ‘Bikrami Calendar’.

Gurbani distortion by Navjot Sidhu: Taksal head Baba Harnam Singh seeks action

Amritsar, Punjab: Damdami Taksal (Mehta) head Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma has demanded strict action against Bhartiya Janta Party (BJP) leader and former Amritsar MP Navjot Sidhu. Hindutva party’s ‘Sikh face’ Navjot Sidhu is accused for committing gross misconduct for distorting a Shabad from Gurbani.

Sant Samaj and Damdami Taksal declare to support Badal Dal consolidates; silent on BJP

Chandigarh/ Punjab (April 17, 2014): It is learnt that the Gurmat Sidhant Parcharak Sant Samaj and Mehta faction of Damdami Taksal have extended their support to Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) in Lok Sabha Elections.

Sant Samaj and Damdami Taksal (Mehta) still undecided over supporting Badal-BJP in Lok Sabha

Jalandhar, Punjab (April 12, 2014): According to media reports Sant Samaj and Damdami Taksal (Mehta) are still undecided over supporting Shiromani Akal Dal (Badal) candidates in the Lok Sabha Elections 2014.

Pal Singh Purewal meets Jathedars – Nanakshahi calendar discussed

Amritsar, Punjab (March 22, 2014): According to a news reported by the Hindustan Times (HT): Canada-based Sikh scholar Pal Singh Purewal, the architect of the Nanakshahi calendar, met the Sikh Jathedars on March 20.

Baba Harnam Singh (L) and Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana (R) - [File Photos]

Taksal head meets Bhai Rajoana; Bibi Kamaljit Kaur seeks support of Sant Samaj in elections

Patiala, Punjab (February 13, 2014): It is learnt that Damdami Taksal head and chief of Sant Samaj Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma met Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana in Patiala jail on February 10, 2014. A day after that Bhai Rajoana's sister Kamaldeep Kaur, who has decided to contest the Lok Sabha elections from Patiala, approached Baba Harnam Singh Dhumma and sought his support in the forthcoming poll.

Dal Khalsa President Harcharanjit Singh Dhami

Sant Samaj members should stop raking up controversial issues: Dal Khalsa

Amritsar, Punjab (December 12, 2013): Stressing on Panthic unity at this critical juncture, Dal Khalsa head H S Dhami appealed to leaders of the Sant Samaj to be sensitive towards the Sikh situation and stop raising controversial issues including Nanakshahi calendar that have a potential of creating divisions amongst the community.

Baba Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale with Bhai Gurbaksh Singh [November 30, 2013]

No announcement of hunger strike by Baba Ranjeet Singh Dhadrian – Rumours could harm the morcha

Amb Sahib/ Mohali, Punjab (December 07, 2013): It is a matter of concern that the Social-media, especially the facebook is increasingly becoming a hub of rumours related to Bandi Singh Rihai Mocha.

Baba Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale with Bhai Gurbaksh Singh [November 30, 2013]

Various Sikh preachers visited Bhai Gurbaksh Singh in last two days to show solidarity with the cause of Sikh prisoners

Mohali, Punjab (December 30, 2013): It is learnt that Sikh preacher Baba Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale visited Bhai Gurbaksh Singh on November 30, 2013 at Gurdwara Amb Sahib, Ajitgarh (Mohali). It is notable that various other Sikh preachers including former Jathedar Prof. Darshan Singh and various leaders of Sant Samaj have also visited Bhai Gurbaksh Singh whose hunger strike completed 18th day today.

Surjit Singh SI exposes fake encounters by Punjab police

Sanj Samaj want Badal to break silence on disclosures about fake encounters in Punjab

Amritsar/Mehta, Punjab (July 29, 2013): As per media reports the Sant Samaj, an ally of the ruling Badal Dal, expressed anguish at the silence of Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal on the issue of fake encounters despite some serving and former Punjab cops coming on record saying they witnessed or participated in such killings, and demanded an inquiry.

Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal gets bail; release ordered by court

Dabwali, Haryana (January 01, 2012): As per information Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal who was arrested by Haryana police from Amritsar airport on December 25, 2012 in relation to a five years old case, has been granted bail by the court of District cum Sessions Judge of Dabwali.

Sikh preacher Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal sent to 14 days judicial custody

Dabwali, Haryana (December 27, 2012): It is learnt that a magistrate's court at Dabwali has sent Panthic Sewa Lehar patron and Sant Samaj leader Baljit Singh Daduwal to 14-day judicial custody on December 26, 2012. It is notable that Baba Daduwal was detained by Amritsar immigration authorities at Guru Ram Dass International Airport, Amritsar upon his arrival from London, England.

Sikh preacher Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal arrested in a 2007 duel case by Haryana police

Amritsar, Punjab (December 27, 2012): As per reports Baba Baljit Singh Daduwal, a Sikh preacher and patron of ‘Panthic Sewa Lehar’ was arrested by Haryana Police from Sri Guru Ram Dass International Airport on December 25, 2012 immediately after his arrival from London.

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