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8 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Haryana gurdwara committee plans to take control via golak

Despite a directive for status quo from the Akal Takht, the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee on Thursday took the first step towards takeover of shrines in the state from the Amritsar-headquartered Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee .

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19 hrs ago | Hindustan Times

Patiala bypoll SAD out to woo Hindu voters

Raising the slogan of 'Jai Shri Ram', Bhagwan Das Juneja, Shiromani Akali Dal candidate for the August 21 Patiala byelection, rolled out the party's agenda - to woo Hindu voters.

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Wed Jul 30, 2014

Hindustan Times

One nomination filed for Patiala Assembly bypoll

An independent candidate has filed his nomination paper to contest bypoll from Patiala Assembly seat while no nomination paper has been filed from Talwandi Sabo seat.

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Hindustan Times

NGT restrains Punjab from spending funds for controlling water pollution

A bench headed by chairperson Justice Swatanter Kumar restrained Punjab, Punjab Pollution Control Board and Municipal Corporation of Amritsar from spending this amount till specific orders by the Tribunal.

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Hindustan Times

HSGMC demands share in SGPCs Chandigarh properties

Even as it is unable to get 'sewa sambhal' of various gurdwaras in the state, the newly-constituted Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee has now demanded 40% share in the property of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee in Chandigarh for its administrative purposes.

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Nerve News

Don't take Sikh religious matters to court: Akal Takht chief

Amritsar, July 30 - Amid the controversy over the creation of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee and the stand-off between Sikh leaders in Punjab and those in Haryana, the Jathedar of the Akal Takht, Gurbachan Singh, says that Sikhs should not take these matters to court.

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Tue Jul 29, 2014

Hindustan Times

Capt bypasses Bajwa assigns poll duties to loyalists for Patiala

Even though the Congress high command has been trying for a truce between Punjab Pradesh Congress Committee president Partap Singh Bajwa and Amritsar MP Capt Amarinder Singh, things are not moving in that direction on the ground.

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Hindustan Times

Historic fort waits to be opened for public

The Gobindgarh Fort, a legacy of Maharaja Ranjit Singh that remained under the control of the army for over 150 years, is yet to be thrown open to the public even as its keys were handed over to the civil administration in 2006 by then Prime Minister Manmohan Singh.

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The Indian Express

Things to do when you are in Amritsar

If 'fun' is on your agenda and all you want is a good time, good food, all in a budget, start packing your bags and hit the road to Amritsar.

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Newkerala.com

India-Pakistan border guards exchange sweets on Eid

The border guards of India and Pakistan Tuesday greeted each other and exchanged sweets at the border checkpost at Attari-Wagah, 30 km from Amritsar, on the occasion of Eid.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

MedicineNet

Rifaximin (Xifaxan) for Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) Treatment

Dr. Anand received MBBS degree from Medical College Amritsar, University of Punjab.

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Daily Times

(Un)Intelligence

The biggest problem however is this constant identification of India as the enemy state.

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Hindustan Times

Capt to campaign for Preneet Kaur in Patiala bypoll

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha and Amritsar MP Amarinder Singh on Monday said he will be campaigning for his wife Preneet Kaur, whom the party has pitted for Patiala assembly bypoll.

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Outlook

Hooda Vs Badals

As elections approach, Hooda-led Congress government in Haryana takes on the Badals by constituting a state-level Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee .

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

Hindustan Times

PODS project in Amritsar stands almost shelved now

If dreams could have wings, the desire of Amritsar residents to be airborne on magnetic PODS would certainly have come true by now.

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Hindustan Times

HSGMCs executive body to meet on July 29

With Akal Takht refraining the newly elected Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee from functioning, Jagdish Singh Jhinda, President of HSGMC on Sunday said the committee's executive body will decide about future course of action at a meeting at Kaithal in Haryana on July 29. "We do not want to comment on the edict given by the Akal Takht.

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Newkerala.com

Let not competitive politics get constitutional sanctity

Sikh politics is on the boil in Punjab and Haryana. Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal is insisting that Haryana roll back the Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 2014, creating a separate body to manage the gurdwaras in the state.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

Newkerala.com

Preneet Kaur to contest Amarinder's seat

Former minister of state for external affairs Preneet Kaur will contest the by-election to the Patiala assembly constituency to be held next month as the Congress candidate, the party announced Saturday.

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The Indian Express

Panthic conventions in Punjab, Haryana over HSGPC called off on Akal Takht directive

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh directing all the concerned Sikh organizaitons and parties to cancel their scheduled Panthic conventions in wake of Saharanpur incidents, at a press conference in Amritsar on Saturday.

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Express India

HSGPC office bearers elected

Summary A congregation of Haryana Sikhs today elected Jagdish Singh Jhinda and Didar Singh Nalvi, who spear headed the movement for the formation of separate SGPC for the state, as the President and Senior Vice President respectively of the newly notified 41-member ad hoc HSGPC.

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