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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".

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.

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.

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.

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".

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.

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.

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.