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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Akal Ustat Samagam unites Sikhs in Malaysia

Malaysia: “This semagam is not done by the SGGS Academy or any specific person. This semagam was made successful by Guru Gobind Singh Maharaj Himself. We are no one in making this happen. It’s Him who gave us the sewa and made all of this possible! Those that are against Sri Dasam Granth, aren’t against us, their fight is with ...

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Missionaries challenge Sikh Scriptures, History and Traditions

Sikhism is a relatively new religion. It became an organized religion ever since Guru Gobind Singh ji created khalsa in 1699 and gave a code of conduct. He ordained Kirpan, Kes, Kanga, Kachhehra and Kara to be worn by Sikhs. He also prescribed five transgressions for sikhs namely not to cut hair, not eating meat slaughtered by halal, no extra ...

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Sikhs in the West are not entertaining any Indian Political Party anymore

Punjab Congress president Captain Amarinder Singh on Thursday cancelled his plans to hold political rallies in Toronto and Vancouver following request from Canada’s foreign ministry. However, he would be meeting and interacting with the Punjabi diaspora during his six-day visit to Canada that begins on April 23. Amarinder was informed on phone by Indian foreign secretary Dr S Jaishanker that ...

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Racist who vandalised Sikh Gurdwara to serve community service penalty at same Gurdwara

A 21-year-old man, who vandalised a gurdwara with hateful anti-ISIS graffiti following the San Bernardino shootings, has been sentenced to 80 hours of community service at the place of worship he targeted and 240 hours of graffiti clean-up. Brodie Durazo pleaded guilty to charges of misdemeanor vandalism and vandalism of religious property in exchange for serving 80 hours at the ...

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