Tag Archives: Giani Gurbachan Singh

Khalsa’s fast not legal: Makkar

Chandigarh: As the fast-untodeath by for mer militant Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who has received support from radical and Panthic groups, entered the 35th day, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday said the fast was “not legal”. Talking to HT, Makkar said the fast at the SGPC-managed gurdwara was not the right step. Khalsa has been ...

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Panel leaves for Amritsar to submit details

Mohali, Punjab: A four-member panel representing leaders of the ‘Bandi Sikh Rihayi’ stir left here today for Amritsar to give details of the detained Sikh youths languishing in various jails of the country to the Akal Takht Jathedar. The team left Amb Sahib Gurdwara, where the fast by Haryana leader Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa entered its 30th day today for the release ...

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Panj Piara’s turban issue: Cong demands Punjab CM’s apology

Amritsar, Punjab: The Congress party has sought an unconditional apology from Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal for “humiliating” a ‘Panj-Piara’ (beloved one of the guru), whose turban was removed during a scuffle with police outside the Golden Temple on Wednesday. The party also demanded that the concerned policemen should be booked for hurting religious sentiments and be suspended without any ...

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Police, Sikh sangat come face to face in Amritsar

Amritsar, Punjab: There was a face-off between the police and Sikh groups at the Golden Temple complex as the police tried to stop a ‘Rihaee March’ in support of Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa who is on a fast at Gurdwara Amb Sahib, Mohali to seek the release of Sikhs languishing in various jails since the days of militancy. Activists of the ...

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Rein in SAD leaders: Congress to Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: The Congress today urged Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh and other members of the Sikh clergy to “rein in SAD leaders who are indulging in illegal drug trade”. It also urged the SGPC to form district-level committees to screen the Youth Akali Dal (YAD) leadership. PPCC spokesperson Sukhpal Singh Khaira alleged: “It has become clear that the ruling ...

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