Chief Khalsa Diwan’s new president to be elected on March 4
Chief Khalsa Diwan's new president to be elected on March 4


Chief Khalsa Diwan’s new president to be elected on March 4 Jalandhar – After 83-year-old Charanjit Singh Chadha was removed from the president chair due to his objectionable video went viral on social media. The election process for the post of president, vice-president and Honorary Secretary of the Chief Khalsa Diwan organisation will be held on

Ban on Indian officials is gurdwaras’ internal matter: Australian envoy Ban on Indian officials is gurdwaras’ internal matter: Australian envoy

Ban on Indian officials is gurdwaras’ internal matter: Australian envoy Amaritsar – Australia’s high commissioner to India Harinder Sidhu on Saturday started her four-day tour to Punjab by paying obeisance at the Golden Temple in Amritsar on Saturday. On her first official visit to Amritsar, the Punjab-origin envoy also performed ‘sewa’ (voluntary service) by baking chapatis at

Sikh Uber driver 'held' at gunpoint Sikh Uber driver ‘held’ at gunpoint

Sikh Uber driver ‘held’ at gunpoint: A Sikh Uber driver claimed that he was held at gunpoint by a male passenger, who asked him racial questions regarding his national origin and his allegiance to the United States. According to The Huffington Post, the driver, Gurjeet Singh, a religious leader from northwestern Illinois, said the incident occurred on

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau pay obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib Canadian PM Justin Trudeau to pay obeisance at Sri Harmandir Sahib

Canadian PM Justin Trudeau pay obeisance at the holiest Sikh shrine Sri Harmandir Sahib on February 21. He will be accompanied by Sikh Canadian ministers and parliamentarians on this occasion. Justin Trudeau will arrive in the holy city Sri Amritsar Sahib after traversing through other Indian cities of Agra, Ahmedabad and Mumbai. After paying obeisance at

Detained Sikh activist Detained Sikh activist held for 100 days without charge

Detained Sikh activist held for 100 days without charge. The 31-year-old from Dumbarton has regularly appeared in court in Punjab accused of involvement in the murders of Hindu leaders. His family said he is innocent and the Punjab authorities are violating Mr Singh Johal’s rights. The Scot has not been charged with any crime.Jagtar Singh

Rs 2-cr GST paid
Rs 2-cr GST paid on langar items at Golden Temple

Rs 2-cr GST paid: With the purchases made for the world’s largest community kitchen at the Golden Temple coming under various slabs of the new GST since its inception in July 2017, the SGPC had to bear an extra burden of Rs 2 crore till date.Fumed over the Union Government’s insensitive attitude towards “langar sewa”

Pressure Intensifies to Seek Jagdish Tytler’s Arrest
Pressure Intensifies to Seek Jagdish Tytler’s Arrest

Pressure Intensifies Seek Jagdish Tytler Arrest: Former Supreme Court lawyer Advocate Harvinder Singh Phoolka has written a letter to the Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi seeking custodial interrogation of 1984 Sikh genocide culprit Jagdish Tytler. Beside it, he has also accused the CBI team of acting in biased manner towards Jagdish Tytler during probe of cases

Sikh marriages can now be registered under Anand Marriage Act
Sikh marriages can now be registered under Anand Marriage Act

Sikh marriages can now registered under Anand Marriage Act: Sikh marriages in Delhi can now be registered under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act, with the Delhi government today notifying the provisions of the new Act. As per the notification, the Anand Marriage Act will be registered with the Registrar under whose

Akali Jathedar Mahinder Singh Mukhi
Akali Jathedar Mahinder Singh Mukhi’s wife passes away

Wife of Taksali Akali Jathdar Mahinder Singh Mukhi and mother of additional manager of Darbar Sahib passed away. His mother Ajit Kaur was ill from long and later died. As well as Prakash Singh Badal made a phone call for consoling with family members. The cremation of Ajit Kaur was held at Model Town Extension

Gas station owned by Sikh vandalised with racial slurs
Gas station owned by Sikh vandalised with racial slurs

Sikh gas station vandalised: A gas station owned by a Sikh in the US state of Kentucky has been vandalised by a masked man with racist slurs and vulgar phrases, according to media reports. The station in Greenup County was hit by vandals last weeks, sending shock waves among community members. The vandals spray-painted vulgar phrases and

SAD raises issue of Tytler's sting on anti-Sikh riots
SAD raises issue of Tytler’s sting on anti-Sikh riots

SAD raises issue of Tytler’s sting on anti-Sikh riots.The alleged “confession” of Congress MP Jagdish Tytler, in a purported sting, on “killing” 100 Sikhs in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots today figured in the Rajya Sabha with Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) seeking justice for the victims. Sukhdev Singh Dhindsa (SAD), whose notice under Rule 267 was

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Victims urge Centre to set up special court
1984 anti-Sikh riots: Victims urge Centre to set up special court

1984 anti-Sikh riots: Victims urge Centre to set up special court: The victims of 1984 anti-Sikh riots on Monday urged the Centre to set up a special court to settle their cases and also requested to arrest Congress leaders Jagdish Tytler and Sajjan Kumar. “We urge the Centre to provide us with a special court. Sajjan Kumar

Akali Minister Ajit Singh Kohar
Former Akali Minister Ajit Singh Kohar passes away

Akali Minister Ajit Singh Kohar: Former Akali minister and sitting MLA from Shahkot Ajit Singh Kohar died of heart attack late last evening. Ajit Singh Kohar dies at 78. He was reappointed as the district president of its rural committee, it has been seemingly not able to fill the same post for its urban body. He was elected to

Sikh group calls for World Sikh Environment Day on March 14
Sikh group calls for World Sikh Environment Day on March 14

Sikh group calls for World Sikh Environment Day on March 14:  A US-based Sikh outfit appealed to Sikhs in India and elsewhere to celebrate March 14 as World Sikh Environment Day, as a tribute to Guru Har Rai the seventh Sikh Guru. Since 2010, EcoSikh has been engaging Sikhs to take action on nature preservation and to

Delhi L-G gives nod to notify Anand Marriage Act for Sikhs
Delhi L-G gives nod to notify Anand Marriage Act for Sikhs

Delhi L-G gives nod to notify Anand Marriage Act for Sikhs: Sikh marriages in Delhi will now be registered under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act as Lt Governor Anil Baijal today gave his approval to notify the rules in the national capital, an official said today. The official said that after the

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London
Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London

Sikh soldiers to get new war memorial in London. The UK government has agreed to support and fund a national memorial to honour the sacrifices and contribution of Sikh soldiers who fought for Britain and its allies during the two World Wars. More than 83,000 turbaned Sikh soldiers gave their lives and more than 100,000 were

PM Modi celebrates Guru Ravidas' birth anniversary
PM Modi celebrates Guru Ravidas’ birth anniversary

PM Modi celebrates Guru Ravidas birth anniversary: Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Wednesday said that the Government is taking inspiration from the teaching of Guru Ravidas to build a strong, inclusive and prosperous India, where every initiative taken by the Centre reaches the poor. Taking to his Twitter handle, the Prime Minister even sent warm greetings

Significance, muhurat timings related to Guru Ravidas Jayanti
Guru Ravidas Jayanti 2018: Significance, muhurat timings related to Guru Ravidas Jayanti

Guru Ravidas Jayanti is the birthday of Guru Ravidas. It is celebrated as per the Hindu lunar calendar and hence the date changes every year. It falls on Magh Purnima, the full moon day in the month of Magh. This year is the 641st Birth Anniversary of Guru Ravidas. The day falls on January 31,

Phoolka demands probe into Rajiv Gandhi's role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots
Phoolka demands probe into Rajiv Gandhi’s role in 1984 anti-Sikh riots

Senior advocate and AAP leader H S Phoolka on Monday demanded an investigation to find out if Rajiv Gandhi had any role in the 1984 anti-Sikh riots after the assassination of his mother and then prime minister Indira  Gandhi. Phoolka, the AAP MLA from Punjab who has been representing the riots victims in various courts for

SGPC Annual Examinations
SGPC Annual Examinations for Sikh Study Courses from February 3

SGPC Annual Examinations for Sikh Study Courses from February 3. SGPC Additional Secretary Prof. Balwinder Singh Jaura Singha has informed that all the preparations for these annual examinations have been completed. He has further informed that roll numbers, date sheet and detail examination centres have been also sent to the candidates.In a press note shared