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Haryana Gurdwara Act is ultra vires, MHA tells Supreme Court

The Ministry of Home Affairs of India has reportedly gave a submission before the Supreme Court of India that the Haryana Gurdwara law commanding formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee should be annulled.

HSGPC took to streets in Harayna against proposed release of Messenger of God

Sikh organisations have again started their protests against the forthcoming release of Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim’s film, MSG: Messenger of God, and have threatened to again move the High Court, which had refused to stay the release, to reconsider its decision.

Justice (Retd) T. K. Garg visited Hondh Massacre site

“Probe” into Hondh Chillar Massacre stopped after expiry of the Garg Commission’s term

Hisar, Haryana: The investigations into Hondh Chillar genocidal massacre of the Sikhs in November 1984 were reportedly stopped as the term of the Garg Commission constituted after 27 years of the massacre has expired. The extended term of Garg commission reportedly expired on 30 September, 2014; as a result the probe that was being conducted in a Hisar court was stopped with immediate effect.

SGPC head Avtar Singh Makkar wants BJP govt. to review HSGMC Act

Fatehgarh Sahib, Punjab: With the BJP getting absolute majority in the Haryana Assembly, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to urge the Haryana Government to review the Act passed by the previous Congress government for the formation of a separate Gurdwara management committee.

Parties eyeing Sikh votes mum on Hondh Chillar massacre issue

Jalandhar, Punjab: As SAD(B)-INLD and Congress are trying to woo Sikhs of Haryana by raking up formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) to garner votes, the issue of justice to the victims of the Hondh Chillar village massacre in Rewari district where 32 members of the community were butchered has been completely forgotten.

HSGMC supporters show black flags to Punjab CM Badal in Dabwali

Dabwali, Haryana: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal was shown black flags by supporters of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) at Dabwali (on Oct. 06).

Cracks in HSGMC over election support to Congress party in Haryana

Kaithal, Haryana: Newly formed Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) is reportedly divided over the of expending support to Congress in the upcoming assembly polls. Top leadership of HSGMC has decided to back the ruling party but according to media reports, but there are some rebels as well.

SAD (Amritsar) shots show cause notice to Haryana unit chief for offering election support to Congress

Chandigarh, Haryana (September 6, 2014): Four days after president of Haryana unit of Shriomani Akali Dal Amritsar (SAD-A) Ajit Singh Kahlon reportedly expressed gratitude to Haryana chief minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) and reportedly extended support to Haryana congress for upcoming assembly elections, the party today issued show cause notice to Kahlon and asked to file a reply within a period of 10 days.

Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) Haryana unit declares support for Congress in assembly polls

Chandigarh/ Haryana (September 03, 2014): According ot a news reported by Business Standard (BS), the Haryana unit of Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) today (Sept. 03) expressed gratitude to Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for realizing "long pending demand" of formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC). According to news reported by P.T.I. the state unit of SAD (A) has decided to extend full support to the Congress party in upcoming assembly polls.

Didar Singh Nalvi

HSGMC leader go defensive on reports of demanding assembly tickets from the Congress party

Karnal, Haryana (September 03, 2014): Caught into controversy over reports of demanding Haryana assembly tickets from the Congress party, newly formed Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC - ad hoc) has denied the charges. HSGMC (ad hoc) senior vice-president Didar Singh Nalvi has claimed that the committee (HSGMC) had not sought tickets for the Assembly elections for any of its members

HSGMC (ad hoc) resolves to support Congress in Harayna elections for “it’s own survival”

Karnal, Haryana (August 27, 2014): The Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC, ad hoc), that was being termed as a creation of Congress party by Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) and Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), recently declared it's support for the Congress party in the upcoming assembly polls.

HSGMC issue: Giani Gurbachan Singh still clueless about form of coordination committee he had proposed

Amritsar, Punjab (August 15, 2014): According to media reports Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh is still to give shape to the coordination committee that he had proposed for finding a solution to the HSGMC issue. According to a news reported by Hindustan Times (HT), Giani Gurbachan Singh has once again indicated that the coordination committee would be formed soon.

Mann Dal’s Haryana unit meets Giani Gurbachan Singh on HSGMC issue

According to media reports the Haryana unit of Simranjeet Singh Mann led Shiromani Akali Dal Mann (Amritsar) wants the Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh to play the lead role in finding an amicable solution to the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) issue that is acceptable both to the Sikhs of Haryana as well as to the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).

SCI ordered status quo on control of Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras; Next hearing on Aug. 25

The Supreme Court of India on Thursday (August 07) ordered the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committe (HSGPC) to maintain a status quo on the issue of management control of all 52 Sikh shrines in Haryana till its further orders.

#Breaking: HSGMC begins Akhand Path Sahib at Guhla-Cheeka (Kaithal) Gurdwara Sahib

The Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) today started Akhand Path Shaib Gurdwara Patshahi Chhevin in Guhla-Cheeka. The control of this Gurdwara Sahib was secured by HSGMC yesterday, as a gorup of about 150 persons led by Baba Baljeet Singh Daduwal and Avtar Singh Chakku [...]

HSGMC takes over control of two more Gurdwaras in Kurukshetra

According to a news reported by Daily Ajit, the members and supporters of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) took over management of Gurdwara Novin Patshahi, Deodi Sahib, Ladhwa and Gurdwara Novin Patshahi, Village Banni Badarpur, Kurukshetra.

Fresh attempt by HSGMC men to enter Kurkshetra Gurdwara forcibly foiled by the police; Situation remains tense

Situation continues to remain tense at Gurdwara Chhevin Patshahi, Kurukshetra where the supporters of newly formed Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) are staging Dharna on roadside to take take over control of the Gurdwara Sahib from Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC).

SGPC chief Makkar again meets Haryana Governor over separate Haryana Committee issue

Chandigarh (August 05, 2014): The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar on knocked at the door of Haryana governor Kaptan Singh Solanki again yesterday.

HSGMC, SGPC and Badal Dal leaders hold secret meeting at Yamunagar

It is learnt that the leader of Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal), Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC) held a secret meeting with leader of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) on August 04 at Yamunanagar. The meating was aimed to find a solution of deadlock between the two groups over the management of historic Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs in Haryana.

HSGMC knock at the doors of ECI against presence of SGPC task force in Haryana Gurdwaras

Kurukshetra, Haryana (August 04, 2014): The Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) in their attempt to find any support from any quarters of administration to carry out their plans to take over control of Historic Sikh Gurdwara Sahibs of state from SGPC, has knocked at the doors of Election Commission of India.

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