Tag Archives: Sikh Gurdwara

Sikh Principle of Chardi-Kala Sustains Family of Oak Creek Victim, Punjab Singh

Wisconsin, US: Punjab Singh spent a lifetime preaching the Sikh principle of chardi-kala (optimism and hope) — the very principle that his family now rely upon to sustain them during his slow recovery from being shot in the head two years ago by a white supremacist. Singh, 66, can neither move nor speak. Doctors say his injuries were so severe that ...

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HSGMC Row: Akal Takht to form mediation panel

New Delhi: On a day the Supreme Court directed status quo (as of 2.30pm on Thursday) on the raging inter-state gurdwara row, Akal Takht, the supreme temporal seat of the Sikhs, said in Amritsar it would soon form a panel to mediate between the two sides. A Supreme Court Bench has posted the next hearing for August 25. The SC direction ...

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Today marks the two-year anniversary of the Oak Creek, Wisconsin Sikh Gurdwara shooting.

Oak Creek, Wisconsin, USA: Two years ago, a gunman opened fire inside the Sikh Gurdwara in Oak Creek. When all was said and done, six people had lost their lives, and four others were injured — including Oak Creek Police Lieutenant Brian Murphy — the first officer on scene. Starting at 6 p.m. Tuesday, August 5th, there will be a time ...

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Sikh community of Wisconsin marks two years since Sikh Gurdwara shooting

Wisconsin.USA: Tuesday marks the two-year anniversary of the deadly shooting at the Sikh Gurdwara of Wisconsin. On 5 August 2012, a gunman walked into the Gurdwara, killing six people and wounding three others. Hundreds of people gathered at the Gurdwara on Sunday for a special prayer service to remember those who were killed. It’s one of four events planned this week. ...

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Gurdwara commission postpones hearing of plea on SGPC auditor

Amritsar, Punjab: MRITSAR: The Sikh Gurdwara Judicial Commission deferred the hearing of the petition seeking the dismissal of the highprofile Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) auditor SS Kohli to August 7. The petition, filed by Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) leader Baldev Singh Sirsa on July 22, was slated to come up for hearing before the three-member commission on Thursday. However, ...

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