Tag Archives: Sri Akal Takht Sahib

Sikh scholars discuss Nanak’s teachings

Chandigarh: Historians and Sikh scholars have advocated a strong move to translate the message of Guru Nanak Dev to promote harmonious and peaceful co-existence, locally as well as globally. This was decided on the second day of the silver jubilee celebrations of the Institute of Sikh Studies (IOSS), here today. The scholars laid stress on the creation and promotion of a ...

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Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa Continues Foot March to Akal Takht Sahib, Calls August 15 as Black Day for the Sikhs

Ludhiana, Punjab: UDHIANA, Punjab (August 13, 2014)—Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who had come into the limelight last year when he held a hunger strike for the release of Sikh prisoners has termed August 15, India’s Independence Day, as a “Black Day” for Sikhs. Bhai Gurbaksh Singh is currently leading a foot march to Sri Akal Takht Sahib. The march started ...

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Violent clash at Akal Takht, 12 hurt

Amritsar, Punjab: Bloodshed and intense pro-Khalistan sloganeering marked the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar as at least 12 persons, including six SGPC employees, were injured in a clash that broke out among SGPC task force members, SAD (Amritsar) activists and other radical Sikh groups at Sri Akal Takht Sahib minutes after the programme to mark the occasion concluded in the morning. ...

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Akal Takht Sahib Does Not Accept Majithia’s Apology; Sikhs Protest in Amritsar Seeking Action

Amritsar, Punjab: Fearing the fury expressed by Sikhs across the world, notorious Akali leader Bikram Majithia, today, tendered his apology for distorting the words of a shabad by Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji. Majithia had put the name of Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Arun Jaitley in place of pronoun used by Guru Sahib in the shabad.He posted a video of ...

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Experts dwell on contribution of Sikhism to peace

Amritsar, Punjab: Though all the religions around the world teach love, preach sympathy for others and encourage mutual respect and harmony, yet the world today is torn by conflicts, enmity and religious hatred. These views were expressed by Joginder Singh Vedanti, former Jathedar, Sri Akal Takht Sahib, during the inaugural session of a symposium on ‘Contribution of Sikhism in Promoting Peace ...

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