Akalis claim clean sweep in SGPC polls

The ruling Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) Monday claimed a clean sweep in the 170-member general house of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-Parliament of Sikh religious affairs.

SGPC polls: SAD-Sant Samaj combine heads for emphatic win

Between 50 and 55 percent of polling was recorded for the SGPC elections.

SGPC polls: Independent candidate`s son kidnapped

Son of an independent SGPC
candidate was thrashed in full public view here before
being kidnapped.

Centre to move HC on Sehajdhari issue

The Centre will move the Punjab
and Haryana HC on Monday seeking recall of the High Court order yesterday on a plea challenging the 2003 notification barring Sehajdharis or non-baptized Sikhs from voting in SGPC elections.

SGPC polls on schedule: Chidambaram

The government has not withdrawn a 2003 notification preventing Sehajdhari or non-baptised Sikhs from participating in the elections to the SGPC and the polls would take place as scheduled.

HC declines to stay SGPC polls

The Punjab and Haryana High Court declined to stay the Shiromani Gurdwara Prabhandak Committee elections slated for September 18.

No need for identity cards for SGPC polls: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash
Singh Badal today said there was no need to issue identity
cards to Sikh voters for upcoming SGPC elections.

Cong not to participate in SGPC polls

The Congress on Monday claimed that
people have shown tremendous response to its ongoing
membership drive.

Young faces to get chance in SGPC polls: Sukhbir

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister
and Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) President Sukhbir Singh Badal
today said that young and dedicated faces would get a chance
in the elections to the general house of SGPC stated for November 22.