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HSGPC asks parbandhak gurudwaras in Haryana to submit account books

Last Updated: Friday, August 01, 2014, 03:03

The executive committee of the Haryana Sikh Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee directed managers of all parbandhak gurudwaras in Haryana to submit the account books and other records with it by August 2.

DSGPC president open to All India Act for gurdwaras

Last Updated: Monday, July 28, 2014, 10:50

The president of Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (DSGPC) Manjit Singh GK said on Monday that he has no objection if the All India Act is made and all the Gurdwara Committees fall under it.

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).

Akal Takht steps in, Sikh leaders call off congregation

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 23:21

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.

JS Jhinda elected Haryana SGPC chief

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 20:38

Despite opposition from Punjab`s ruling Shiromani Akali Dal and Amritsar-based SGPC, the newly set-up ad hoc committee of the Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) Saturday elected state Sikh leader Jagdish Singh Jhinda as its first president.

SGPC row: Centre`s directive must be obeyed, says new Haryana Governor

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 16:20

As controversy raged over Haryana`s move to create a separate Gurdwara Management Committee, Governor-designate Kaptan Singh Solanki Saturday said the Centre`s directive against it "must be obeyed".

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

Last Updated: Saturday, July 26, 2014, 14:56

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.

Akal Takht Jathedar terms turban incident shameful

Last Updated: Thursday, July 24, 2014, 10:59

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh on Thursday said that it was extremely shameful that two Sikh players were asked to remove their turbans on the basketball court in China.

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.

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.

Akal Takht Jathedar asks SGPC to probe into clash

Last Updated: Saturday, June 07, 2014, 20:41

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh asked Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee to initiate a probe into Friday`s violence that took place inside the Golden Temple.

Punjab minister Bikram Singh Majithia ordered to do religious penance

Last Updated: Thursday, May 01, 2014, 21:21

Punjab revenue minister Bikram Singh Majithia ordered by the Sikh high priests to do religious penance at the five temporal seats (Takhts) of the Sikh religion after he distorted a religious hymn during a political event.