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High Court Acquits SAD (B) Leader Jagir Kaur and Others in Harpreet Kaur Death Case

The Punjab and Haryana High Court today acquitted SAD (Badal) leader and former SGPC president Jagir Kaur in her daughter Harpreet Kaur’s death case.

SGPC Should Recognise Sikhs Who Were Subjected to Enforced Disappearances by Indian Forces: Khalra Mission Organisation

The Khalra Mission Organisation (KMO) had demanded that the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) should recognise the Sikhs who were subjected to enforced disappearances by the Indian forces during 1980s-90.

In SGPC House, Senior Vice President is Senior to President

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandak Committee (SGPC) house elected Gobind Singh Longowal as its president for second time in a row, however, he is not the senior most in the 15-member executive committee elected on Tuesday.

Badals Retain Gobind Singh Longowal as SGPC President; Bibi Kiranjot Kaur Raises Voice for Dr. Kirpal Singh but Goes Unheard

SGPC general house today reelected Gobind Singh Longowal as its president. Notably, SGPC president and executive is elected every year. The election however in present scenario is a mere formality as final authority to appoint president of SGPC is exercised by Sukhbir Singh Badal as president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) which controls the SGPC. 

Arrested in Beadbi Cases, Dera Followers Were Running Businesses in SGPC Owned Shops

The administration of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhdandak Committee (SGPC) has once again come under serious questions after it is revealed that some Dera Sauda Sirsa followers were running businesses in SGPC owned shops in Bhagta Bhai town.

Why SGPC is Silent on Distortion of Sikh History by RSS?: Bhagwant Mann

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) MP from Sangrur has questioned the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) for its silence over distortion of Sikh history by the Hinduva fountainhead Rashtrya Swayamsewak Sangh (RSS). Taking to media persons Bhagwant Mann said that why SGPC was not speaking out against distortion of history by the RSS?

SGPC Appointed Acting Jathedar Faces Opposition During Message on Bandi Chhor Day

SGPC appointed "acting" Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib- Giani Harpreet Singh faced opposition from a section of Sikhs yesterday during his address on Bandi Chhor Day. Giani Harpreet Singh was recently appointed as "acting" Jathedar of Akal Takht Sahib by the SGPC executive after Giani Gurbachan Singh resigned from the post.

Tinkering with History by Anyone is a Cultural Crime: Dal Khalsa

The Dal Khalsa today called upon the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to set up a 5-member committee of renowned Sikhs historians and academicians not aligned to any political party to review all the books on Sikh and Punjab history especially about Ten Guru Sahiban and their period written during the last 30 years.

Executive Member Amrik Singh Shahpur’s Letter to SGPC President Regarding Appointment of Jathedars

The only non-SAD (Badal) member in the SGPC executive, Amrik Singh Shahpur handed over a letter to SGPC president Gobind Singh Lonogwal demanding that Jathedars should be appointed only in consultation with Panthic bodies and rules and regulations for eligibility, appointment, service and retirement and removal of Jathedars should be framed.

SGPC Gives Additional Charge to Gaini Harpreet Singh as ‘Jathedar’ Akal Takht

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.

Resignation of Rejected Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh A Drama: World Sikh Parliament

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'.

SGPC Calls Emergency Meeting of Executive Committee on Oct. 22

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.

Giani Gurbhachan Singh Expresses Desire to Quit ‘Jathedari’; Cites Age, Health; Says Sorry of Mistakes

The SGPC appointed Jatehdar of Akal Takht Sahib Giani Gurbachan Singh has expressed his desire to quit the post.

SGPC Varsity Teachers Go on Strike Due to Non Payment of Salaries

Teaching and non-teaching staff of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) run Sri Guru Granth Sahib World University, Fatehgarh Sahib went on strike today.

SADA (Mann) Condemns Haryana CM M L Khattar; Demands Apology

The Shiromani Akali Dal Amritsar (Mann) has condemned Haryana Chief Minister Manohar Lal Khattar for asking Sikhs of Dachar village near Asandh in Karnal district to remove portrait of Sant Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale from the village Gurdwara Sahib.

SGPC Raises Sikh Genocide 1984, Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and Sikh Identity Issues with UN Secretary General

In a letter addressed to the UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres during his visit to Amritsar, the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandak Committee (SGPC) raised issues of 1984 Sikh Genocide, Sikh identity, Sikh articles of faith, Visa free corridor to Gurdwara Kartarpur Sahib and hate crimes against Sikhs.

Punjab Govt. & SGPC Declare Holiday On First Parkash Purab of Guru Granth Sahib Ji

The Punjab Government has declared a gazetted public holiday on the occasion of ‘First Parkash Purab of Sri Guru Granth Sahib ji’ on September 10 (Monday).

Pro-freedom Sikh Groups Remembered Bhai Dilawar Singh at Akal Takhat Amidst Raj Karega Khalsa Slogans

Pro- Sikh Freedom groups today observed the martyrdom day of Bhai Dilawar Singh, who laid his life to execute the then Punjab CM Beant Singh on 31 August 23 years ago and vowed to carry on the mission of martyrs.

SGPC Chief Announces to Reject Beadbi Panel Report But Leaves Press Conference without Answering Questions

Toeing Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal)'s line the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC)'s executive committee (EC) has announced to reject Justice Ranjit Singh Commission's report.

SGPC Backed Jathedars Meet Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana in Patiala Jail

In a sudden move three SGPC backed Jathedars - Giani Gurbachan Singh, Giani Raghbir Singh and Giani Harpreet Singh met Sikh political prisoner Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana in Patiala jail.The meeting assumes significance as during his last visit to Rajindra Hospital in Patiala, a few days back, Bhai Balwant Singh Rajoana had come out in support of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) on the issue of incidents of beadbi of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village in 2015.

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