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Yesterday | The Telegraph

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.

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Sat Jul 26, 2014

India Talkies

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 .

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Fri Jul 25, 2014

Express India

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 .

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Wed Jul 23, 2014

Hindustan Times

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.

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Hindustan Times

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.

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Mon Jul 21, 2014

Hindustan Times

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.

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Sun Jul 20, 2014

Hindustan Times

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)

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Fri Jul 18, 2014

Nerve News

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.

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Vancouver Sun

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.

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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.

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Thu Jul 17, 2014

Hindustan Times

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.

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Wed Jul 16, 2014

Hindustan Times

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.

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Nerve News

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.

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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.

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Mon Jul 14, 2014

Daily Mail

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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Mirror.co.uk

Big Brother Armageddon LIVE: Latest news and updates from...

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.

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Sat Jul 12, 2014

Hindustan Times

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.

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Fri Jul 11, 2014

Vancouver Sun

My big, fabulous Indian wedding

Instagram users share their snapshots as they soak up the sun this week on the beach, at the PNE, in parks and at the ballgame.

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Daily Mail

yler Atkins drops the turbans and takes up new headwear to display his spirituality

Spiritual Gangster! Tyler Atkins swaps his devotion to Sikhism for snapbacks as he drops his turban in total fashion turnaround Spiritual Gangster! Tyler Atkins, who was seen wearing turbans last month, has adopted new headwear that allows him to show his devotion to spirtuality 'Only GOD can judge me,' Tyler captioned the shot, quoting slain ... (more)

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Hindustan Times

Haryana Vidhan Sabha passes HSGPC bill amid din ruckus walkouts

Chandigarh: The Haryana Vidhan Sabha on Friday passed the Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Bill, 2014, paving the way for the setting up of a separate gurdwara prabandhak committee for the state, even as the main Opposition parties staged a walkout over the contentious issue.

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