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SGPC row: HC issues notices to Centre, Punjab, Haryana

SGPC row: HC issues notices to Centre, Punjab, Haryana

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 29, 2014, 01:40

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre, the SGPC and HSGMC on a petition seeking quashing of an act that paved the way for formation of a separate Sikh body in Haryana to manage affairs of gurdwaras in the state.

SAD announces candidate from Patiala seat

SAD announces candidate from Patiala seat

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 01:42

Shiromani Akali Dal has named Bhagwan Dass Juneja as the candidate of SAD-BJP alliance from Patiala Assembly seat for the upcoming bypolls.

AAP announces candidates for Punjab bypolls

AAP announces candidates for Punjab bypolls

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 21:01

The Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) on Sunday announced its candidates for bypolls to Talwandi Sabo and Patiala assembly seats in Punjab.

Badal is undermining principle of federalism: Amarinder Singh

Badal is undermining principle of federalism: Amarinder Singh

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 20:38

Asserting that creation of a separate SGPC for Haryana was within the jurisdiction of the state, Congress` Amarinder Singh accused Punjab CM Badal of "undermining" principle of federalism.

Akal Takht restrains HSGMC office bearers from functioning

Akal Takht restrains HSGMC office bearers from functioning

Last Updated: Sunday, July 27, 2014, 15:54

In a fresh directive, Akal Takht, the supreme temporal body of Sikhs, on Sunday restrained from functioning the newly elected office bearers of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC).

Preneet Kaur gets Cong ticket for Patiala (Urban) assembly seat

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:22

Former Union Minister Preneet Kaur, who had lost the Lok Sabha polls, has been fielded from Punjab`s Patiala (Urban) assembly constituency which was earlier represented by her husband Amarinder Singh.

Akal Takht steps in, Sikh leaders call off congregation

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:26

Congregations of Sikhs here and in Karnal against the formation of a separate Gurdwara Management Committee in Haryana were on Saturday called off after the Akal Takht`s intervention but Haryana Sikhs today went ahead with the election of office-bearers for the ad-hoc committee.

By-polls for two Punjab seats on August 21

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 19:15

By-polls to Talwandi Sabo and Patiala assembly seats in Punjab will be held on August 21.

SGPC row: Sikh leaders call off congregations as Akal Takht steps in

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 18:10

Stepping into the row over creation of a separate Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC), the Akal Takht - the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion - on Saturday asked the warring factions to call off the planned Sikh congregations in Amritsar and Karnal tomorrow.

Time for BJP to come out of Badal government: Bajwa

Last Updated: Friday, July 25, 2014, 22:16

Congress Friday took aim at the virtual split in SAD-BJP alliance in Punjab over the advance tax issue, saying it was time for the saffron party to break up with ruling party in the state.