Amritsar, Punjab: Three years after the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) elections were held, the fate of the new House continues to hang in balance due to legal wrangling over voting rights to Sehajdhari Sikhs. The House has already lost three of its five-year tenure to the controversy. At present, the SGPC executive committee of 2010 is managing the day-to-day affairs ...Read More »
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11 Punjab Police officers jailed for 22-yr-old fake encounter if Sikh youth.
Bhatinda, Punjab: A Bhatinda Court on Friday held eleven Punjab Police officers guilty of killing a fireman deployed at an ammunition depot in Bathinda Cantt in a fake encounter 22 years ago. Additional Sessions Judge MPS Pahwa held eleven policemen guilty of killing thirty year-old Paramjit Singh. The quantum of sentence would be pronounced on 14 January 2014. Of the ...Read More »
Mohali resident moves HC on release of Sikh detainees
Chandigarh: More than a month after Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa raised his voice for the release of Sikh detainees languishing in jails even on “completion” of their jail term, Mohali resident Mandeep Kaur filed a PIL in the High Court today, seeking directions to the State of Punjab, the UT Home Secretary and Burail Jail Superintendent to release such detainees in Chandigarh ...Read More »
Will pursue case of Gujarat’s Sikh farmers: NCM chief
Amritsar, Punjab: Accepting a memorandum by the SGPC on various issues concerning the Sikhs, National Commission for Minorities (NCM) Chairman Wajahat Habibullah today said the panel was looking into the issue of eviction of Sikh farmers from Gujarat. Addressing mediapersons after paying obeisance at the Golden Temple, Habibullah said the commission had sought replies from the Punjab and Gujarat Governments ...Read More »