Tag Archives: Rakabganj Sahib

SAD (Badal) protest outside CM’s house

New Delhi: Workers and leaders of the Delhi unit of the Shiromani AKali Dal (SAD), Badal, today staged a protest outside the residence of Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit. Raising slogans against the Delhi Government, they protested against a petition being filed in the Delhi High Court challenging the authority of Shri Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs. ...

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Thomas Bernhard in New Delhi

New Delhi: Thomas Bernhard, the great Austrian author, created several curious characters in his short play “The German Lunch Table.” An ordinary extended family sits down for a meal around a “natural oak” table, but somewhere down the line they find Nazis in the soup. Nazis in the soup. Nazi soup. The mother complains: When I open packages of noodles in ...

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HC seeks replies to Sarna’s plea

New Delhi: The Delhi high court on Wednesday granted four weeks to the Delhi government to reply to the amended petition objecting to the construction of a memorial at Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib complex here for those killed in the 1984 Sikh genocide. The court asked the government to file its counter replies after it allowed the petitioner to file an amended ...

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Paramjit Sarna fails to appear before Akal Takht

Amritsar,Punjab: Former Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee president Paramjit Singh Sarna today failed to appear before the Akal Takht. The Takht had summoned Sarna and sought a clarification from him for allegedly creating hurdles in the construction of a memorial dedicated to the victims of the 1984 Sikh genocide. The monument is to come up at Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib complex ...

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Sarna opposes memorial inside Delhi gurdwara

New Delhi:  The proposed building in memory of the 1984 riot victims at Gurdwara Rakabganj Sahib would violate the sanctity of the shrine, claimed president of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Delhi), Paramjit Singh Sarna. “Those killed inside the Golden Temple during Operation Bluestar were martyrs as they died for a cause. In Delhi thousands of Sikhs were murdered. They are ...

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