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.

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.

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.

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.

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.

SGPC, HSGMC supporters clash over Kurukshetra gurdwara

The issue over management control of a gurdwara here took a violent turn on Wednesday when supporters of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (HSGMC) clashed with each other.

SC to hear plea on constitutional validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Act

The Supreme Court Wednesday agreed to examine the constitutional validity of Haryana Sikh Gurdwara (Management) Act, 2014 under which a separate committee was formed to manage the affairs of the Gurdwaras in the state.

HSGPC row: Warring Sikh groups agree on panel to resolve issue

Senior leaders of the Shiromani Akali Dal and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on one side and the newly-created Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (HSGPC) Monday evening agreed to set up a panel to look into all aspects of control of Haryana gurdwaras to resolve the issue.

HSGMC leaders to meet Hooda seeking control of Sikh shrines

Alleging that Amritsar-based SGPC and SAD supporters are "occupying" Sikh shrines in the state, Haryana Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee leaders today said they will meet Chief Minister Bhupinder Singh Hooda tomorrow seeking control of the Gurudwaras and eviction of their Punjab counterparts.

Taking over control of Gurudwaras from SGPC won`t be tolerated: Badal

Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Sunday took strong exception to the move of Haryana government to allow setting up of a separate Sikh body to take over control of Gurudwaras in that state from Amritsar-based SGPC, and said it would not be tolerated.

SGPC row: HC issues notices to Centre, Punjab, Haryana

The Punjab and Haryana High Court on Monday issued notices to the Centre, the SGPC and HSGMC on a petition seeking quashing of an act that paved the way for formation of a separate Sikh body in Haryana to manage affairs of gurdwaras in the state.

DSGPC president open to All India Act for gurdwaras

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.

Badal is undermining principle of federalism: Amarinder Singh

Asserting that creation of a separate SGPC for Haryana was within the jurisdiction of the state, Congress` Amarinder Singh accused Punjab CM Badal of "undermining" principle of federalism.

JS Jhinda elected Haryana SGPC chief

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

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

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.

SGPC row: Sukbir Badal calls it constitutional crisis, meets Rajnath, Jaitley

With both sides refusing to budge from their stated positions, the row over Haryana government`s decision to create a separate Sikh gurdwara management committee could turn into a major confrontation with the Akali Dal government in Punjab.

Haryana govt nominates 41 people as members of HSGMC

Taking a step further, the Haryana government today nominated 41 people as members of newly-constituted separate SGPC.

SGPC seeks removal of Haryana Governor, Chief Secretary

Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee, Amritsar-based supreme religious body of Sikhs, on Monday demanded the removal of Haryana Governor and state`s Chief Secretary in the wake of formation of separate HSGPC.

Congress backs separate SGPC for Haryana

The Congress central leadership on Saturday came out in full support of Haryana in its face-off with the Centre on the creation of a separate SGPC, accusing the Narendra Modi government of encroaching on the autonomy of states.