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Advocate H.S. Phoolka visits families of police firing victims

Faridkot, Punjab: Senior Supreme Court lawyer and Aam Aadmi Party leader (AAP) Harvinder Singh Phoolka on Thursday met the families of Krishan Bhagwan Singh (45), of Niamiwala village and Gurjeet Singh (25), of Sarawan village who were killed in police firing recently, and assured them all legal help. Phoolka first visited the protest site at Behbal Kalan village, where the ...

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Sikhs believes in true democracy: Wants People’s panel to look into Bargari desecration

Bathinda, Punjab: Sikh community organizers now have trashed the police theory that two brothers were involved in the Bargari desecration incident. Sikh community organizers had led the agitation against sacrilege, announced to form a “people’s commission” to look into all cases. Sikh community organizers such as Bhai Ranjit Singh Dhadriyanwale, missionary preacher Panthpreet singh along with former Takht Damdama Sahib ...

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Panj Pyaras to go ahead with meeting today at Sri Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) executive body may be indecisive on suspending them for summoning all five Sikh high priests but the defiant Panj Pyaras of the Akal Takht will go ahead with their meeting to decide the fate of the jathedars who on September 24 pardoned Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda controversial head Ram Rahim in a ...

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Sikhs reject Akali Dal Badal camp’s smear campaign towards two Sikh Activists

Moga, Punjab: Claiming that the two brothers — Rupinder Singh and Jaswinder Singh — arrested by the police on the charge of sacrilege of the ‘bir’ of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargarhi village (Faridkot district) were innocent, the residents of Panjgrain Khurd — the native village of these youths — in Moga district have demanded a CBI inquiry into the ...

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Giani Gurbachan Singh says that Panj Piyares are ordinary granthis allowed to do small duties

Amritsar, Punjab: On September 24, the five Takht heads — Gurbachan Singh (Akal Takht), Mal Singh (Kesgarh Sahib), Gurbaksh Singh (Damdama Sahib), Iqbal Singh (Patna Sahib) and Ram Singh (Hazoor Sahib) — had issued an edict pardoning Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh for his alleged blasphemous act by pretending 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh in 2007. The Panj Pyaras had, going ...

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