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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 ask US to reveal official use of slurs

Last Updated: Friday, July 18, 2014, 01:06

A Sikh group today asked US authorities to reveal their use of ethnic slurs after a document leaked by Edward Snowden showed intelligence agents using an anti-Muslim epithet.

After water and territory, Haryana & Punjab now fight over Sikh shrines

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 14:52

They have fought over sharing of water, territory and even the state capital Chandigarh. Punjab and Haryana are now in confrontation over an unlikely issue - the management of gurdwaras or Sikh shrines in Haryana.

Haryana govt action "provocative, unconstitutional": Badal

Last Updated: Monday, July 14, 2014, 21:38

Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Monday described the Haryana government`s action of getting a law enacted to set up a separate body for managing the affairs of Gurdwaras in that state as "provocative and a brazen interference in the religious affairs of the Sikh community".

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 SGPC move illegal, Congress wants to divide Sikhs: Badal

Last Updated: Saturday, July 12, 2014, 19:55

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal termed the move of the Bhupinder Singh Hooda-led Haryana government to set up a separate committee for managing Sikh shrines in the state "illegal and patently wrong" as well as "politically motivated".

Hooda rules out sending HSGPC bill to President

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 23:47

Haryana Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda Friday said there is no need to send the Haryana Sikh Gurdwaras Management Bill, 2014 to the President for his assent.

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.

Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity: DoJ tells US court

Last Updated: Friday, July 11, 2014, 12:48

Former Indian prime minister Manmohan Singh continues to enjoy immunity in an alleged human rights violation case filed against him in a US court even though he is no longer the head of the State, the US Department of Justice has said.

Gurdwara panel official booked for molestation in Delhi

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 09, 2014, 01:24

A Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managment Committee (DSGGC) official was arrested for molesting a teacher at a committee-run school here, police said Tuesday. The panel has dismissed the charges as "baseless".