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Rajasthan Court Sentences 8 Imprisonments for Life to Jagmohan Singh, Others in UAPA Case

It is learnt that a trial court in Badmer (Rajasthan) today sentenced one Jagmohan Singh and nine others to undergo eight counts of imprisonment for life in a UAPA case. The case was related to recovery of arms and explosives and the trial was held under various section of Unlawful Activities Prevention Act (UAPA) besides Arms Act, Explosives Act and Indian Penal Code.

Attacks on Sikhs in India: SGPC Writes to Indian Home Minister, CMs of Punjab, Haryana & Rajasthan

SGPC has asserted that violent incidents with the minority Sikh community in different parts of the country are like reminding them of being second-class citizens in the country.

Consider Daya Singh Lahoriya’s case for Permanent Parole: Rajasthan HC Directs State

The Rajasthan High Court has directed the Rajasthan government to consider the case of Sikh political prisoner Bhai Daya Singh Lahoriya for release on "permanent parole".

Six, Along With Sarpanch Arrested For Assault On Rajasthani Sikhs

After the Rajasthan's state minority took notice of the incidence in which four Sikh men were assaulted in Ajmer district on 26th April 2017 ,

SGPC Team Leaves For Rajasthan To Meet Alwar Violence Victims

As per the media reports the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) chief Prof Kirpal Singh Badungar has constituted a team that would go and meet the victim

Rajasthan Police Assisted The Mob On Where to Beat Us, Says Sikh Victims

Two days after a video showing Sikhs being manhandled and thrashed by a mob in Rajasthan that when viral on the internet and was widely shared on the social

Jaipur Police attacks Sikh Gurdwara; Sikhs lathicharged, arrested

Jaipur (Rajasthan) police reportedly entered a Sikh Gurdwara Sahib located at Jhalana Doongri area of Jaipur yesterday. This area falls under Gandhi Nagar police station in Jaipur.

Sikhs outraged after Dera premi committed sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib

A saroop of Guru Granth Sahib Ji was reportedly disrespected in Chakk 3 MOD area of Hanumangarh by a person named Shankar Bavri. The accused is a follower of dera Sauda, a Sirsa based anti-Sikh cult. The accused was booked by local Police under charges of religious sentiments under section 295 A.

Hardeep Singh Dibdiba slam Punjab Govt’s ban on Sauda Sadh’s film

In a surprise move Hardeep Singh Dibdiba, president of Rajasthan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (ad hoc), came forward in support of controversial godman and chief of Dera Sauda Sirsa (DSS). In a two-page written statement, Hardeep Singh Dibdiba slammed the Punjab government for imposing a ban on the screening of Dera Sacha Sauda chief’s film Messenger of God.

Rajasthan BJP leader’s excommunicated son questions rationale behind Akal Takht edict against him

According to media reports trustees of Gurdwara Buddha Johad in Raisinghnagar segment of Sriganganagar in Rajasthan today questioned the rationale behind the Akal Takht edict of censuring two and excommunicating one of them following a controversy involving management of the Gurdwara Sahib.

Leader of Budhah Johar educational trust Baldev Singh expelled from Sikh-Panth

Amritsar, Punjab (June 29, 2014): Jathedar of Akal Takhat Sahib has reportedly expelled a leader of Budhah Johar educational trust Baldev Singh from the Sikh ...

Rajasthan Sikhs demanding separate Gurdwara committee to support demand of establishing HSGPC in Haryana

SriGangaNagar, Rajasthan (June 26, 2014): Rajasthan Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (RSGPC) (ad hoc) has put its weight behind the demand of Sikhs of Haryana for ...

6 Sikh school for girls at Ajmer that served for six decades, now closed under govt. control

Ajmer, Rajasthan (April 21, 2014): According to a news reported by Times of India (TOI): [s]ix private schools in the city which were started sixty years ago for Sikh minority girls are now closed down. These schools provided merits to Ajmer for long twenty years. The school was bliss for poor families who wanted to provide qualitative education to their daughters. The reason- state government appointed administrator in these schools in 2006 and condition at present of these schools went worse than government schools.

Jathedars give ‘another chance’ to Gurdwara Buddha Jaur committee members

Amritsar, Punjab (March 22, 2014): As per information the Akal Takht Jathedar has given another chance to the eight management committee members of Gurdwara Buddha Jaur Sahib in Rajasthan to appear before the Akal Takht.

Rajasthan Sikhs accuse Giani Gurbachan Singh of violating edict

Amritsar, Punjab (March 14, 2014): According to certain media reports Sikhs from Rajasthan under the banner of Bhai Bulaka Singh Sangarsh Morcha, Budha Jauhad, have accused Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh of accepting a “siropa” from a person who was declared “tankhaiya” (guilty of religious misconduct) by the Jathedar.

Lakha tenders written apology to the members of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satikar Committee

Self-styled godman Lakha, who had equatd himself with Sikh Gurus, tenders written apology

Rajasthan/ Punjab (October 22, 2013): It is learnt that self-styled godman who had been misguiding people by equating himself with Sikh Gurus has tendered written apology before the members of Sri Guru Granth Sahib Satikar Committee led by Bhai Balbir Singh Muchhal.

Akal Takht Jathedar takes notice against self-styled godman Lakha who equates himself to Sikh Gurus

Amritsar, Punjab (October 20, 2013): It is learnt that Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has taken strict notice of Lakha, a self-styled godman of Rajasthan's 8 LLB near Pili Banga. Lakha has been equating himself with the Sikh Guru Sahibs.