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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. 

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.


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.

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.

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.

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 displays are typically held during Diwali along with the lighting of divas (lamps).But this year, Sikhs ar

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.

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".