Tag Archives: Guru Gobind Singh

Hooda set to roll out HSGPC today

Chandigarh: It is likely to be a turning point for Haryana Sikhs tomorrow with the state government expected to fulfill its long-pending promise of announcing the creation of a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) at a conference in Kaithal. The announcement, expected to be made by Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda, is likely to come despite immense pressure from the ...

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Sikh bodies hold protest, demand arrest of Baba Ramdev

Jalandhar, Punjab: Several Sikh bodies today held a protest against Baba Ramdev and a Jammu-based assistant professor for hurting the religious sentiments of Sikhs. They also held a protest against the city police for delaying the arrest of the duo in the case. Harpal of the Sikh Talmel Committee said following protests by various Sikh organisations last month in Jalandhar, the ...

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350th anniversary of Anandpur Sahib Celebrations begin tomorrow

Chandigarh: The year-long celebrations of the 350th anniversary of Anandpur Sahib, associated with the birth of the Khalsa, begin on June 19. An akhand path was started today at Gurdwara Takht Sri Kesgarh Sahib. Earlier known as Makhowal, the town was founded by Guru Teg Bahadur. The foundation was laid on June 19, 1665. On the occasion of Baisakhi in 1699, ...

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Photo row event 2 years old: Ramdev

Amritsar, Punjab: A day after the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) asked him to apologise for allegedly keeping a photograph of Guru Gobind Singh near his feet during an event, yoga guru Baba Ramdev today clarified that the incident dated back to November 2011 when he had conducted a yoga camp in Bathinda. In a statement released by his spokesperson, Baba ...

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Majithia not summoned on May 1: Akal Takht

Amritsar, Punjab: Taking a U-turn, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Tuesday said that revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia has not been asked to appear before the highest temporal seat of Sikhs on May 1, in connection with the alleged distortion by him of a ‘shabad’ by Guru Gobind Singh. In a statement issued here on Tuesday, the jathedar also ...

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