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Gurmeet Pinky’s premature release: Vicitim’s father meets Akal Takht Jathedar

Amritsar, Punjab: Disappointed over the “out of the way” premature release of former police cat turned cop Gurmeet Pinky, Amrik Singh of Ludhiana met Akal Takht Jathedar Gurbachan Singh on August 21. He demanded Giani Gurbachan Singh’s intervention in this matter and wanted him to issue directions to the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (Badal) asking them to explain their favour ...

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Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa serves “ultimatum” on Giani Gubachan Singh on Sikh political prisoners’ issue

Amritsar, Punjab: Bhai Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa, who observed a 42-day fast seeking release of Sikh prisoners languishing in various jails last year, reached completed his foot journey and reached Akal Takht on August 17, where they submitted a memorandum at Akal Takht secretariat in absence of Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh. Gurbaksh Singh Khalsa wanted to meet Jathedar Giani Gurbachan ...

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Shock, surprise over Punjab ‘terror’ cop’s early release from jail

Chandigarh: The pre-mature release of life-convict Gurmeet Singh, alias Pinki, an alleged terrorist-turned-commando-turned cop, in the murder case of Avtar Singh, alias Gola, of Ludhiana has stirred a controversy with lawyers questioning the legality of the release and the procedure adopted to send certain prisoners to Nabha open jail, where they get faster remission in sentence. Even religious leaders, owning allegiance ...

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1984 Anti-Sikh Pogrom Victims to Carry ‘Torch of Justice’ From Delhi to New York

Amritsar, Punjab: Victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh pogroms launched the “Torch of Justice” after paying obeisance at Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikhism here on Friday. Speaking on the occasion, All India Sikh Students Federation (AISSF) president Karnail Singh said that on October 1st, AISSF and 1984 survivors would start their journey carrying the “Torch of Justice” from Delhi ...

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Takht, SGPC flay RSS chief

Amritsar, Punjab: The Akal Takht and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) are feeling offended over the reported statement of RSS chief Mohan Bhagwat in which he had said that all citizens of Hindustan were Hindus. Reacting to these remarks here on Tuesday, Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh said, “We have repeatedly made it clear that Sikhs are a separate ...

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