Tag Archives: Akali Dal

Radical Sikh groups close ranks

Chandigarh: Alarmed at reports of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) spreading its wings in the state’s villages and establishing links with various deras, radical Sikh groups, such as the Dal Khalsa, Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) and Khalsa Panchayat, have decided to close ranks to the counter the rising influence of the RSS in Punjab. The Delhi Shiromani Akali Dal headed by ...

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Court notice to Bikram Majithia for distorting verses of Guru Gobind Singh Ji

Chandigarh: A Chandigarh court issued fresh notices to Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) minister Bikram Majithia for hurting the sentiments of the Sikh community by distorting a Shabad of Guru Gobind Singh Ji while campaigning for BJP leader Arun Jaitley during campaigning for the Lok Sabha poll. The court was told that the previous notices were not served. The court asked ...

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Sikh leader Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind acquitted by Jalandhar court; Release expected today

Jalandhar, Punjab: A local court here today acquitted Akali Dal Panch Pardhani (ADPP) president Bhai Kulvir Singh Barapind in a two years old case. Bhai Kulvir Singh, who is also a member of Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee (SGPC) from Phillaur constituency was brought to Jalandhar from Nabha Jail to hear the decision. Additional District and Sessions Judge Mandip Singh Dhillon ...

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Sikh attacked with acid in Delhi; Hair cut forcibly, auto-rickshaw burnt

New Delhi: A Sikh was yesterday admitted to trauma section of Safdarjang Hospital in Delhi after an acid by three persons. Ranjit Singh, 60, an auto-rickshaw driver was beaten up by three persons, reportedly of Hindu community, over some issue. The attackers also cut his hairs and attacked him with acid. Sources told that condition of Ranjit Singh, a resident ...

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Plea challenging selection of SGPC auditor withdrawn

Amritsar, Punjab: The petition challenging the appointment of high profile Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee (SGPC) auditor SS Kohli before the Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission was withdrawn here on Monday for lack of relevant documents. When the petition came up for hearing before the commission, petitioner Baldev Singh Sirsa of the Akali Dal (Panj Pradhani) once again expressed his helplessness in procuring ...

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