San Jose Sikh Gurdwara Sahib Elections 2015

In ideal situation, there should be no dispute, wrangling, or expensive court cases over the control of our Gurdwaras. But this is not the case and we all face an unsavory situation in San Jose with elections this week. I have intentionally tried to keep away from getting involved in the politics. However I am deeply concerned about the impact ...

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Sikh Museum Initiative looks at the relationship between the British and the Sikhs

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UK: There has been a long history linking the Sikhs to the British since the eighteenth century. This history is relatively unknown and requires an initiative to bring closer introspection and investigation. As a result the Sikh Museum Initiative (SMI) will focus on locating and uncovering relics and artefacts which bind the two communities together. This national programme will leave ...

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5 year old Sikh girl dies due to Delhi Government’s negligence

Geeta Colony, Delhi: Gurudwara sahib building crumbles in Delhi and 5 year old daughter of Granthi Singh dies. Building of Gurughar fell down due to heavy earth moving work going on in a building next door which caused the foundation of the Gurdwara to weaken and crumble. Saroops of Guru Sahib were safely taken out by Singhs. The Gurdwara’s committee ...

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Ex-banker to work for SGPC on a big salary package- Paid by Sangat’s Sewa

Amritsar, Punjab: SGPC has formally appointed Delhi-based former banker Harcharan Singh as its chief secretary at a monthly salary of Rs 3 lakh – which is higher than any Chief Secretary position of any state in India. The appointment of chief secretary by the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) has been criticised by many organizations and former Deputy Speaker Bir Davinder Singh. While ...

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A father’s lonely battle in Search of Justice

FAKE ENCOUNTER CASES – TARLOCHAN SINGH: A FATHER’S LONELY BATTLE IN SEARCH OF JUSTICE  ਝੂਠੇ ਪੁਲਿਸ ਮੁਕਾਬਲੇ – ਤਰਲੋਚਨ ਸਿੰਘ – ਇੱਕ ਪਿਤਾ ਦੀ ਇਨਸਾਫ ਦੀ ਭਾਲ ਵਿੱਚ ਇਕੱਲਿਆਂ ਲੜਾਈ Tarlochan Singh Sidhu, ex-principal of Khalsa Senior Secondary School in Kharar (Ropar) spent his life pursuing the police officers who killed his only child, Kulvinder Singh ‘Kid’. During this time, ...

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