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SGPC row: Haryana says the Act can only be challenged in court

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 21:10

Digging in its heels over the creation of a separate HSGPC, the Haryana government on Friday said that those against it can move court even as the Centre asked the Haryana governor to withdraw the assent granted to a bill in this regard.

Centre asks Haryana Governor to withdraw assent to separate SGPC Bill

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 18:16

After protests from Punjab, the Centre on Friday asked the Haryana Governor to withdraw the assent granted to a Bill aiming to create a separate Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee, saying the state Assembly did not have legal authority to enact such a law and it was thus `void`.

Sikhs protest at Congress` office in Delhi

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 13:48

Hundreds of Shiromani Akali Dal-Badal workers staged a protest at the Congress office here Friday over a legislation to set up a separate Sikh committee to manage gurudwaras in Haryana, police said.

Haryana SGPC row: Akalis term it assault on Khalsa Panth

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 00:43

Terming it a "sinister move of the Congress government in Haryana to dilute, divide and break up the supreme, sacred and historic" SGPC, Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal Tuesday said the move to set up a parallel body was a "direct assault on the Khalsa Panth (Sikh religion), its history, traditions and spiritual values".

SAD core committee opposes Haryana SGPC creation

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 15, 2014, 23:03

Shiromani Akali Dal on Tuesday described the Haryana government`s move of setting up a parallel SGPC in that state as "direct assault" on the Sikh community, its history, traditions and spiritual values.

Dal Khalsa welcomes Haryana SGPC Act

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 23:06

Radical Sikh outfit Dal Khalsa on Sunday welcomed the passage of Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee Bill and congratulated Haryana Sikhs for getting the right to manage their religious institutions.

Governor gives assent to Haryana SGPC bill

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:47

Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia on Monday gave his assent to a new bill, passed by the state Assembly on Friday, for creating a separate management committee for Sikh shrines in Haryana.

Governor has given assent to Bill for separate SGPC: Hooda

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 15:25

Haryana Governor Jagannath Pahadia has given his assent to a Bill passed by state Assembly for the formation of a separate body to manage gurdwaras in the state, Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda said here Monday.

Akali Dal leaders to meet president over Haryana SGPC

Last Updated: Sunday, July 13, 2014, 20:08

Leaders of Punjab`s ruling SAD will meet President Pranab Mukherjee soon to protest against the recent bill passed by the Haryana assembly under which a new Haryana Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) would be set up.

MP Kumari Selja supports separate SGPC for Haryana

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 23:41

Former Union minister and Rajya Sabha MP Kumari Selja on Saturday came out in support of Haryana government`s move to carve out a separate SGPC for the state to manage Sikh shrines.

Separate SGPC within legal framework, says Hooda

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 22:18

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Saturday hit out at his Punjab counterpart Parkash Singh Badal who earlier in the day termed the Congress government`s move to set up a separate committee for managing the Gurdwaras in the state "illegal and patently wrong".

Haryana Assembly passes bill for separate SGPC

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 18:32

Haryana Assembly today passed a bill paving the way for the formation of a separate body to manage affairs of Gurdwaras in the state even as the main opposition parties INLD and the BJP staged a walkout over the issue.