Tag Archives: Sikh Jatha

Cops dressed as Nihangs thwart protest

Mohali, Punjab: Three days ahead of the Punjab Investors Summit in Mohali, the police swooped down on Sikh radical Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa’s indefinite fast to press for the release of Sikh youths from various jails across the country even after completing their jail terms. Kurukshetra-based Khalsa, who had been on fast since November 10 in front of Gurdwara Amb Sahib was taken ...

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Pak agencies target jatha members

Amritsar, Punjab: Lure visiting Sikh youths into spying; man arrested from Amritsar recently spills the beans Intelligence agencies in Pakistan are targeting unemployed youths in Sikh jathas visiting the country and luring them into spying. This came to light during the interrogation of a person arrested recently on the charges of spying. The State Special Operation Cell (SSOC) and the ...

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Sikh jatha leaves for Pak

Amritsar, Punjab: A 202-member Sikh jatha today left for Pakistan on a special train to observe the death anniversary of Maharaja Ranjit Singh at Gurdwara Dehra Sahib in Lahore. The jatha were to board the train to Pakistan at Attari railway station. The jatha will commemorate the occasion on June 29 and will return the next day. As many as ...

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Sikh jatha to visit Pak under shadow of Taliban threat

Amritsar, Punjab: Taliban’s fresh threat to target Indians to avenge the hanging of Pakistani terrorist Ajmal Kasab has worried over 3000 Sikh devotees scheduled to leave for Pakistan on November 22 to pay obeisance at gurdwaras in the neighbouring country on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. The Jathedar of Akal Takht has directed Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee to ...

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