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DSGMC chief blames Pak’s ISI for California attack

DSGMC chief blames Pak’s ISI for California attack. Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Manjit Singh GK on Sunday blamed Sikhs for Justice (SFJ) legal advisor Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and members of Referendum 2020 for carrying out the attack on him in California at the behest of Pakistan’s Inter-Services Intelligence (ISI). Speaking to ANI, Manjit said, “I think the attack on me in California was done by ISI, Gurpatwant Singh Pannun and

UK has no plans to ban pro-Khalistan demonstration in London

UK has no plans to ban pro-Khalistan demonstration in London

London – The UK government has no plans to ban a demonstration planned by a pro-Khalistan group here as long as it is “within the law” and remains non-violent, a senior government official said today. The statement came after the Indian authorities had issued a demarche to the British government to take steps against a

25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship

25 Sikh families from Afghanistan seek Indian citizenship

AFGHANISTAN/PUNJAB: As many as 25 Sikh families from Afghanistan have urged the Congress-led Punjab government to provide them Indian citizenship and give houses to stay as they are unable to fulfill their daily requirements. Currently residing in Ludhiana, these families apparently came back to India from Kabul in Afghanistan a few years ago after they

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Majithia, Sirsa take up issue of forceful conversion of Sikh girl with J&K DGP

Chandigarh – Former Punjab Minister Bikram Singh Majithia and the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) General Secretary Manjinder Singh Sirsa on Saturday took serious notice of the incident occurred at Tral in Jammu and Kashmir where a sikh girl was pressurized to convert into Islam and was seriously injured in attack by Islamic fundamentalists

SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts

SGPC to provide free treatment to drug addicts

Chandigarh(Narinder Jagga): Amid the notorious wave of drug menace in the Punjab, the SGPC has decided to provide free treatment to the drug addicts across the state. In the meeting of Dharma Parchar Committee under the leadership of SGPC President Jathedar Gobind Singh Longowal, it was also decided to start state-wide campaign to aware the

Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India

Afghan Sikhs torn over option of relocating to India

NEW DELHI: A section of the Sikh community in Afghanistan is considering relocating to India after at least 13 of its members were killed in a terrorist attack in Jalalabad on Sunday, but another section wants to stay put, said people aware of the matter. Some members of the community sought shelter at the Indian

179th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh observed

PESHAWAR: For the first time in the history of Pakistan, the 179th death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjeet Singh, the leader of the Sikh Empire, was observed at the historic Balahisar Fort here. The anniversary on Wednesday evening was largely attended by the members of the Sikh community at the fort, which now serves as the

Singapore Prez applauds Sikh community's contribution to society

Singapore Prez applauds Sikh community’s contribution to society

Singapore – Singapore President Halimah Yacob has praised the local Sikh community for being active in the inter-racial and religious confidence circle in the multi-cultural and multiracial city-state. As one of the oldest Gurdwara, the 100-year-old Sri Guru Singh Sabha (SGSS) has made ‘huge strides in contributing to the overall efforts in building a more

Pakistan Sikh activist Charanjit Singh murder suspect arrested

Pakistan Sikh activist Charanjit Singh murder suspect arrested

PESHAWAR: The alleged murderer of Charanjit Singh, a renowned Pakistani Sikh religious leader and rights activist, was arrested by counter-terrorism officials, who said he was killed for failing to pay extortion money, media reports said. Singh, 52, was killed on 29 May when a lone gunman barged into his grocery store on the outskirts of Peshawar

SAD asks Congress to drop GST on langar in all religious institutions

SAD asks Congress to drop GST on langar in all religious institutions

Chandigarh – The Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) on Saturday asked the Congress government to waive off state GST on langar in all religious and charitable institutions on the pattern of the Central government instead of practicing deceit by not even fulfilling the solemn commitment made in the Vidhan Sabha to waive off GST on langar

12 lakh international tourists visited Bangla Sahib last year: DSGMC

12 lakh international tourists visited Bangla Sahib last year: DSGMC

NEW DELHI: Gurudwara Bangla Sahib, the famous Sikh shrine in the national capital, was visited by 12 lakh international tourists last year, Delhi Sikh Gurud wara Management Committee (DSGMC) claimed. In the first four months of this year, 6 lakh international tourists visited the Gurudwara, DSGMC president Manjit Singh said. Gurudwara Bangla Sahib is known for its

DSGMC lends support to SGPC against probe in sacrilege incidents

New Delhi, October 1 : The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has  announced to support decision of the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandhak Committee (SGPC) to reject Congress government appointed Justice Ranjit Singh (retd.) Commission in Punjab to probe sacrilege incidents occurred in the state of Punjab and said that one again  conspiracy hatched by the

SGPC Chief Badungar opposes shift of university from Nankana Sahib

SGPC Cheif Badungar. SGPC President Kirpal Singh Badungar recently in his statement opposed Pakistan Government. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has opposed the Pakistan-based Evacuee Trust Property Board’s decision to scrap its original plan of establishing Baba Guru Nanak University (BGNU) at Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of first Sikh master, Guru Nanak. SGPC chief

Sarna Dal Sri Patna Sahib Gurdwara

Sarna Dal takes over Sri Patna Sahib Gurdwara Managing Committee

Patna: Sarna Dal Sri Patna Sahib :Sarna Dal takes over Gurdwara Committee. Takht Sri Patna Sahib Gurdwara Management Committee has once again been in complete control of the Sarna faction. Harwinder Singh Sarna was elected president of the executive committee of Takht Sri Patna Sahib. Harvinder Sarna is the brother of former president of Delhi

Rajnath Singh intervenes as another gurdwara issued notice in Sikkim

Rajnath Singh intervenes another gurdwara issued notice Sikkim. Union Home Minister Rajnath Singh intervenes in the matter of crisis erupted in Sikkim on the issue of gurdwaras on Saturday. Another gurdwara Chungthang situated in North District was issued notice by local authorities. Home Minister asked the Sikkim Chief Minister Pawan Kumar Chamling to have a

DSGMC felicitates cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur

DSGMC felicitates cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur

DSGMC felicitates cricketer Harmanpreet Kaur New Delhi- Star cricketer and vice captain of the Indian women’s team, Harmanpreet Kaur, was today felicitated in a function by the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) here. The organisation presented Kaur a robe of honour, a Rs 1 lakh cheque, a silver coin that was a replica of Baba

Dera Followers Ghar Wapsi SGPC

Will SGPC succeed in “Ghar Wapsi” of Dera Followers?

A day after the Dera Sacha Sauda chief was sentenced to 20-year jail in two rape cases, the Akal Takht invited Sikhs to return to the fold. With the RSS and its affiliates having extended their ‘ghar wapsi’ programs to get Dera Followers back to Sikhism in Punjab as well Haryana, the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee

Nagar Kirtan Organised by devotees on Guru Nanak Dev Viah Purab

Sultanpur: Nagar Kirtan Organised Guru Nanak Dev Viah Purab. The Viah Purab of Guru Nanak Dev will be celebrated on 27-28 August in the form of Jod Mela in Sultanpur Lodhi and Batala. Huge nagar kirtan was organised from Sultanpur Lodhi today morning. Nagar Kirtan reached Gurudawra Ber sahib where devotes warmly welcomed Shri Guru

Jammu Sikhs protest derogatory video

Jammu Sikhs protest against derogatory video clip

JAMMU: Jammu Sikhs protest derogatory video. Sikh community members on Thursday staged a protest here and demanded action against persons involved in recording a derogatory video clip on some Sikh gurus that has gone viral.Sikh religious leaders and community members demanded action against those responsible for spreading the derogatory video clip on social media. Police have registered an FIR (First

SGPC condemns threats Dera followers

SGPC chief condemns threats by Dera followers, appeals to maintain peace

Amarpreet Singh Makkar, Ludhiana: SGPC condemns threats Dera followers. The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) Chief Kirpal Singh Badungar has condemned the threats issued by Dera Sacha followers ahead of verdict of CBI court on Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim in sexual exploitation case. SGPC president has also appealed the Sikh commiuntiy to