SGPC demands ban on TV serial 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'

SGPC demands ban on TV serial 'Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah'

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday demanded an immediate ban on TV serial "Taarak Mehta Ka Ooltah Chashmah", alleging that it has hurt the sentiments of Sikh community by portraying a series of blasphemous acts.

Sep 17, 2017, 14:48 PM IST

Centre declines permission to Sikh delegation to visit Pakistan

A 251-member Sikh delegation is scheduled to go to Pakistan from June 21 to 29. 

Jun 17, 2017, 17:05 PM IST

Akali Dal, SGPC upset at Italy Supreme Court ruling on ''kirpan''

The Shiromani Akali Dal and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Tuesday expressed anguish over the Italian Supreme Court upholding a ban on wearing of `kirpan` and plan to raise the issue at appropriate platforms to ensure "justice" to Sikhs settled in Italy.


May 16, 2017, 21:54 PM IST

Kirpal Singh Badungar elected SGPC president

Sikh intellectual Kirpal Singh Badungar was on Saturday elected as the new president of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini parliament of the religion, officials said.

Nov 05, 2016, 16:26 PM IST
Golden Temple priest refuses to honour Punjab CM

Golden Temple priest refuses to honour Punjab CM

The senior SGPC officials, who were present on the spot, tried to coerce the priest but he refused to budge.

Jun 03, 2016, 19:40 PM IST

Kohinoor issue: Sukhbir Badal asks SGPC to file caveat in SC

Shiromani Akali Dal president Sukhbir Singh Badal on Wednesday asked the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) to file a caveat in the Supreme Court so that the committee could be heard before the court gives a judgment on the return of the Kohinoor diamond to India.

Apr 20, 2016, 22:58 PM IST

Darkness in Punjab as Sikhs urged to observe 'Black Diwali'

The five-day festival, which takes place on Wednesday, November 11, is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains and is one of the most significant festivals in the Indian culture.Large firework displa

Nov 12, 2015, 08:30 AM IST

Amarinder appeals to people not to harm Akali workers

Amarinder Singh on Monday appealed to people to not harm Akali workers and jathedars saying that they had played no role in the situation.

Oct 26, 2015, 23:15 PM IST

Sikh leaders back Panj Pyaras' demand for removal of Jathedars

Amid crisis over the flip-flop on the pardon to Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, two prominent Sikh leaders today backed the demand of the suspended Panj Pyaras to remove the five Sikh high priests "in the community's larger interest".

Oct 24, 2015, 19:45 PM IST

Tight security in Amritsar ahead of Bluestar anniversary

The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) and Punjab Police are working in tandem to ensure that Operation Bluestar anniversary on June 6 passes off peacefully.

Jun 04, 2015, 10:33 AM IST

Samajwadi Party, SGPC send relief materials to quake-ravaged Nepal

The ruling Samajwadi Party in Uttar Pradesh and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) have sent relief materials, including food packets, water bottles and first-aid, to quake-ravaged Nepal.

Apr 27, 2015, 01:04 AM IST

DSGMC, SGPC to send 25,000 food packets every day to Kathmandu

Religious bodies of Sikh community - Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC)- will send 25,000 food packets to Kathmandu each day from tomorrow.

Apr 26, 2015, 18:06 PM IST

SGPC wants Centre to ban screening of `Nanak Shah Fakir`

 The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC), the mini-parliament of Sikh religion, has sought the intervention of Prime Minister Narendra Modi and the central government to ban the screening of film "Nanak Shah Fakir".

Apr 11, 2015, 09:30 AM IST

Congress attacks Akalis over calendar commemorating Indira killers

Congress Wednesday attacked the Akali Dal-BJP government in Punjab and the SGPC in Parliament for marking the death anniversaries of the killers of Indira Gandhi and former Army chief Gen AS Vaidya in the Nanakshahi calendar, with SAD saying it had nothing to do with this.

Mar 18, 2015, 16:09 PM IST

BJP keeps principles aside to capture power, says Congress

Congress on Sunday slammed BJP over its alliance with PDP and SAD and asked the ruling party to "clear its stand" on Kashmiri separatist Masrat Alam's controversial remarks and SGPC's contentious commemoration of death anniversaries of Indira Gandhi's assassins.

Mar 15, 2015, 18:10 PM IST

Akal Takht backs 'Sikhs are not Hindus' petition

Akal Takht, the top temporal seat of the Sikhs, on Monday asked the members of the community to continue signing a petition 'Sikhs are not Hindus' till December 31.

Dec 22, 2014, 22:09 PM IST

SGPC sends medicines for flood affected people in J&K

Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) Tuesday sent medicines to flood-affected areas in Jammu and Kashmir.

Sep 16, 2014, 17:26 PM IST

Attack on Sikhs: SGPC appeals Centre to raise matter with Pak

Apprehensive over attacks on the Sikh community, Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday appealed the Centre to "immediately" take up the matter with the neighbouring country to ensure safety of the minority community.

Sep 08, 2014, 22:26 PM IST

SGPC to write to PM over attack on Sikhs in US

Terming the recent attacks on some Sikhs in the US as "unfortunate", SGPC on Sunday said it will write to PM, urging the Centre to take up the matter with America.

Aug 10, 2014, 16:46 PM IST

SGPC row: SC orders status quo, next hearing on Aug 25

The Supreme Court will on Thursday ordered the Shiromani Gurudwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committe (HSGPC) to maintain a status quo on the issue of management control of all 52 Sikh shrines in Haryana till its further orders.

Aug 07, 2014, 08:51 AM IST