Tag Archives: Sikh Gurus

Desecration of Guru Granth Sahib By Bihari : Bhai Mandeep Singh Kubbe sentenced to 5 years imprisonment

Ludhiana, Punjab: According to some media reports, Bhai Mandeep Singh Kubbe, who shooted Bihari migrant in police custody, has been sentenced to 5 years imprisonment. It may be recalled that Bihari Hindu migrants had interrupted an Akand Paatth Sahib in August 2012 that was being held at Sri Guru Arjan Dev Ji Gurdwara Sahib, Sahnewal. Dalip Kumar, a migrant Bihari Hindu ...

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He pedals his way across difficult terrain

Amritsar, Punjab: At 61, with hundreds of kilometres covered by his sheer grit, Paramjit Singh prefers to cycle his way through the world. Making it his life pursuit, this veteran has pedalled to many holy shrines on his humble mode of travel — his bicycle. After successfully completing his pilgrimage to 5 Takhts, this man has now accomplished his journey of ...

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SGPC seeks action against US designer company

Amritsar, Punjab: Taking a serious notice of a US-based designer company putting up images of the Golden Temple and Sikh gurus on its products, including undergarments, the SGPC today urged the US administration to act tough over the issue and immediately impose a ban on the firm. SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar said the US firm’s move had hurt the sentiments ...

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Akal Takht to honour Sikh historian

Chandigarh: The Akal Takht Jathedar will bestow the title of National Professor of Sikhism on Dr Kirpal Singh, an eminent historian and author of several books, including one on the Partition, early next week. “I have got a communication that a function in this regard will be held on January 21 at the Golden Temple,” said Prof Kirpal Singh, who turned ...

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SGPC calls for action against author long dead

Chandigarh: The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Wednesday demanded legal action against the author of ‘The History of Sikhs’ without realising that author William Lewis M’Gregor had died around 150 years ago. SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar, in a press release, on Wednesday, said, “The book contains objectionable matter on Sikh gurus, including Guru Nanak; hence, it should be ...

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