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Bharatiya Yuvak Sangh making Hindu temple on the blueprints of Sri Harmandir Sahib

Amritsar, Punjab: Amritsar’s 106-year-old Durgiana Mandir (Copy of Darbar Sahib) will now replace the Sri Harmandir Sahib as the theme of the Durga Puja pandal at Bakri Bazar in Upper Bazar area of Ranchi. Organizers Bharatiya Yuvak Sangh on Sunday agreed to make the needed modifications as a gesture after a Sikh delegation from Jamshedpur visited the capital to point out ...

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Harayana urges Modi to complete SYL canal

Chandigarh, Punjab: Parliamentarian from Hisar Dushyant Chautala on Tuesday wrote to Prime Minister Narendra Modi to request him to ensure completion of the Sutlej Yamuna Link (SYL) canal at the earliest. In the letter, Dushyant claimed that the Supreme Court had in 2002 decided the SYL issue in favour of Haryana and had even directed the Centre to ensure the ...

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BJP banking on RSS to win Punjab in 2017 polls

Amritsar, Punjab: After Haryana, the Bharatiya Janata Party is eyeing Punjab. The state will go to Assembly polls in 2017, and the party is gearing up to penetrate into the rural areas – the bastion of its ally, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal). And for that BJP is banking on the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS). In recent times the Sangh ...

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Stop RSS processions in Punjab – Communist Party of India

Chandigarh, Punjab: The CPI and the CPM on Tuesday demanded a ban on the RSS processions in Punjab, expressing their reservation over the manner in which the RSS cadres flaunted swords and weapons in bazaars and raised “communal slogans”. The two left parties also announced their ‘chetavani’ rally to be held in Ludhiana on November 28. The CPI-ML (Liberation) and ...

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DSGMC for waiving tax on ‘Char Sahibzadas’

New Delhi: The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) has demanded a nationwide tax waiver on the picturisation of ‘Char Sahibzadas’, an animation movie on the life of four sahibzadas of the tenth Guru Guru Gobind Singh. In a letter written to Arun Jaitley, Union Finance Minister also holding the charge of Union Information and Broadcasting Ministry, DSGMC president Manjit Singh ...

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