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SGPC row: Akal Takht cautions Haryana against Congress move

Last Updated: Tuesday, July 08, 2014, 00:30

The highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion, the Akal Takht, Monday opposed the move by the Haryana government to allow a separate committee to manage gurdwaras in the state.

SGPC reacts sharply on Hooda`s announcement of separate panel

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 23:35

Amritsar-based Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee, the apex religious body of Sikhs on Sunday strongly condemned Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda for announcing a separate SGPC for his state and said the move was Congress` "nefarious design to weaken" the community.

SGPC row: Parkash Singh Badal compares Congress to Mughals

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 22:56

Attacking the Haryana government`s decision to announce creation of a separate committee for gurdwaras (Sikh shrines) in the state, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal called the decision "unconstitutional" and accused the Congress of behaving like the "tyrannical Mughal rulers" to weaken Sikh power.

CM Bhupinder Singh Hooda announces separate SGPC for Haryana today

Last Updated: Sunday, July 06, 2014, 10:55

The Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda on Sunday made an announced to form separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for the state in accordance with aspirations of the Sikhs of the state.

Punjab, Haryana head for confrontation on separate SGPC issue

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 23:16

Punjab and Haryana were headed for confrontation over the issue of separate SGPC for the Congress -ruled state, with Parkash Singh Badal appealing to the Centre to intervene in the matter, while his counterpart Bhupinder Singh Hooda asserting that any decision will be taken keeping in view "aspirations" of Sikhs of his state.

SGPC warns action against supporters of separate Haryana gurdwara body

Last Updated: Saturday, July 05, 2014, 15:42

Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee Saturday warned action against supporters of separate SGPC in Haryana to manage the affairs of gurdwaras there and said that any such move will be "directly challenging" Akal Takht - the supreme temporal body of the community.

Sukhbir Singh Badal meets Rajnath Singh over Haryana`s separate SGPC issue

Last Updated: Friday, July 04, 2014, 22:31

Accusing Congress of trying to meddle in the religious affairs of Sikhs, Shiromani Akali Dal chief Sukhbir Singh Badal on Friday called on Home Minister Rajnath Singh here.

Amarinder Singh lashes out at Punjab CM

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 02, 2014, 21:18

Congress leader Amarinder Singh criticised Punjab CM Parkash Singh Badal for "dragging" the Akal Takhat in a controversy regarding the setting up of a separate SGPC for Haryana.

Amarinder questions Badal over his opposition to Haryana SGPC

Last Updated: Sunday, June 22, 2014, 19:00

Congress Deputy Leader in the Lok Sabha Amarinder Singh on Sunday questioned Parkash Singh Badal`s opposition to the creation of a separate SGPC for Haryana while supporting the move for managing affairs of Sikhs in the neighbouring state.

Sikh students body seeks religious congregation on SGPC issue

Last Updated: Friday, June 20, 2014, 18:34

A Sikh students outfit today urged Akal Takhat, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, to convene a religious congregation over the issue of Haryana Government`s proposed decision to set up a separate Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC).

Haryana to take decision on separate SGPC soon: Hooda

Last Updated: Monday, June 16, 2014, 01:32

Haryana government on Sunday said it has sought legal opinion for constituting a separate Shiromani Gururdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) in the state and has received about two lakh affidavits in its favour.

SGPC probe into clash have no relevance: Dal Khalsa

Last Updated: Monday, June 09, 2014, 20:27

Hardline outfit Dal Khalsa on Monday said a probe by the SGPC into the clash inside the Golden Temple premises will have no relevance.