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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: 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.

HSGPC row: Badal meets Modi as Haryana remains defiant

Last Updated: Saturday, July 19, 2014, 00:04

Upset at the controversy over setting up of a separate board to oversee Sikh gurdwaras in Harayana, Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal met Prime Minister Narendra Modi in New Delhi on Friday to seek the central government`s intervention.

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`.

Punjab Assembly passes resolution against HSGPC

Last Updated: Thursday, July 17, 2014, 21:05

Punjab Assembly on Thursday passed by voice vote a resolution against setting up of a separate body in Haryana for managing the gurdwaras there amid dissent from the main Opposition Congress.

Badal accuses Cong of hatching conspiracy to form SGPC for Haryana

Last Updated: Wednesday, July 16, 2014, 19:41

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday accused the Congress leadership of hatching a conspiracy to create a separate Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for Haryana and urged the Centre to stop the move "initiated" by the Bhupinder Singh Hooda government.

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.

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".