5 hrs ago
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 .
15 hrs ago
Kirpan row SGPC Akal Takht seek action against Rajasthan college
The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has sought strict action against the management of a college in Kota , which debarred an 'amritdhari' Sikh student from taking a written entrance test as he was wearing the kirpan .
Tue Jul 29, 2014
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.
Sun Jul 27, 2014
Takht leash on Haryana panel
Amritsar, July 27 : The Akal Takht, Sikhs' highest temporal body, today restrained office bearers of the new Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee from carrying out duties till a dispute over the panel's formation is resolved.
Sat Jul 26, 2014
Akal Takht Intervenes to call off Sikh Conventions - Indiatalkies.com
Amritsar, July 26: While abiding the directive of Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs , the Shiromani Akali Dal SAD has decided to cancel their scheduled gathering at Gurdwara Manji Sahib on July 27 .
Fri Jul 25, 2014
Haryana SGMC - SGPC row: Dal Khalsa lashes out at Parkash Singh Badal
Summary Radical Sikh organisation Dal Khalsa today took a swipe at Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal's 'Panthic credentials' over his opposition to the formation of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee .
Wed Jul 23, 2014
Undeterred Haryana names 41member gurdwara panel
Despite the Centre's objections and a brewing confrontation, Haryana government on Wednesday went ahead and constituted a 41-member, ad hoc Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee to manage, supervise and take over the assets of gurdwaras in the state.
Charges dropped against Sikh for carrying Kirpan to airport
A US court here has dismissed criminal charges against a Sikh man for carrying a kirpan to a city airport.
Mon Jul 21, 2014
Police not to enter gurdwaras Chattha
Haryana finance minister HS Chattha on Monday said that the state police would not enter gurdwaras of the state where armed workers of the SGPC had descended, subsequent to the recent enactment the Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 2014, which empowered ad hoc Haryana SGPC members to run them.
Sun Jul 20, 2014
Dal Khalsa concerned over tension building up in Haryana gurdwaras
Expressing concern over the tension that was gradually building up within the Sikh community over the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee issue, the Dal Khalsa has said an internecine feud between the Akalis and Haryana Sikhs could severely damage the interest and cause of the Sikh 'quam' and give the Congress and BJP an opportunity to step ... (more)
Fri Jul 18, 2014
HSGPC row: Badal meets Modi as Haryana remains defiant
New Delhi/Chandigarh, July 18 - Upset at the controversy over setting up of a separate board to oversee Sikh gurdwaras in Harayana, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi Friday to seek the central government's intervention.
Douglas Todd: In praise of mixing religion and world views
A former drug user reads the bible at the God's Love rehabilitation center in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.
The Asian Pacific Post
Sikh leadership retreat in Mission
For the first time, BC will host Sidak, an annual religion and leadership retreat for Sikh youth.
Thu Jul 17, 2014
Takht rejects Haryana Sikh leaders plea to review edict
The Akal Takht on Thursday rejected the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee's appeal to reconsider its decision to excommunicate Haryana Sikh leaders Jagdish Singh Jhinda, Didar Singh Nalwi and state finance minister Harmohinder Singh Chattha.
Wed Jul 16, 2014
Punjab budget Dhindsa serves it bland
Skirting the much-needed bold steps to course correct Punjab's worsening fiscal health, state finance minister Parminder Singh Dhindsa on Wednesday presented in the Vidhan Sabha a bland budget that neither imposed any tax nor proposed any new development scheme for the year 2014-15.
Haryana minister excommunicated from Sikh community
A Sikh minister in the Haryana government and two other senior Sikh leaders were Wednesday excommunicated from the community for anti-religious activities by the Akal Takht.
Tue Jul 15, 2014
Nothing To Do With Arbroath
Sikh daredevils demonstrate their prowess
Martial arts stunt group Bir Khalsa , "The Brave Pure", let loose with their skills in Armistar, North West India, in a display of weapon play and pain endurance.
Mon Jul 14, 2014
Pop Idol contestant Zoe Birkett, a stripper and a Sikh Essex boy enter Big Brother
Meet the latest housemates: Former Pop Idol contestant Zoe Birkett, a stripper and a Sikh Essex boy enter Big Brother as Armageddon Week gets under way Just when the housemates thought they were on the home stretch to the final, Big Brother has decided to mix things up.
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The 22-year-old 'cheeky, resourceful and tactile' ladies' man, comes from an affluent background and has a traditional Sikh family but he's ready to trade it all in for a chance at fame.
Sat Jul 12, 2014
Haryana govt to nominate ad hoc body to run affairs
The Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Bill, 2014, which was passed by Haryana assembly on Friday, would facilitate the establishment of a committee - Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee - for the proper management and control of gurdwaras and gurdwara properties within Haryana.