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Badal Party stirs up Khalsa College controversial issue again

Amritsar, Punjab: The Parkash Singh Badal government is set to clear a proposal for setting up Khalsa University on the iconic Khalsa college campus at Amritsar – a potentially-controversial move that was shelved five years ago in the face of stiff opposition from Sikh and political quarters. On Thursday, a high-powered committee headed by chief secretary Sarvesh Kaushal is scheduled ...

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Sikh Farmers’ Organic Push in Punjab

Chandigarh, Punjab: When Ikroop and Raman Tiwana returned to Chandigarh in 2014 after spending a good number of years abroad, they decided to take over their farms themselves. They stopped giving it for contract farming and began growing vegetables. The farm at Paintpur near Mullanpur was a relatively small one — around two acres — but the produce was good ...

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World’s Largest Free Kitchen testing Organic food inside Sri Harmander Sahib

Feeding the hungry is a time-honored tradition among people of many faiths, all over the world. In Amritsar, India, the Sikh gather in Sri Harmander Sahib to serve 100,000 meals every single day of the year in a kitchen that never closes. The langar, or community kitchen, found in this gurdwara(temple) is the largest free kitchen on the planet, serving literally ...

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Daduwal states issue of desecration of Guru Granth Sahib not addressed yet

Bathinda, Punjab: Panthic organisations and political parties, which held the Sarbat Khalsa at Chabba village in Amritsar on November 10 last year, will announce their next course of action on the issue of desecration of ‘birs’ of Guru Granth Sahib and the date of holding the next Sarbat Khalsa during the Baisakhi political conference at Talwandi Sabo on April 13. ...

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Badal’s and their Delhi acolytes desperate to malign Kejriwal

Old Delhi, India: It appears that a BJP supporting friend of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, General Secretary Manjinder Sirsa was responsible for the court complaint that led to the Shabeel at the Historic Sis Ganj Sahib being demolished by the PWD of the Delhi Municipal Corporation and not the civil administration of the Aam Aadmi Party, as is being ...

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