Sikh pilgrims

India protests after Pakistan stops diplomats and Sikh pilgrims to enter Gurudwaras

India protests after Pakistan stops diplomats and Sikh pilgrims to enter Gurudwaras

This is the third consecutive instance of Sikh pilgrims being stopped on the pretext of security concerns, added the MEA.

Nov 23, 2018, 12:15 PM IST
Pakistan to soon start construction of Kartarpur corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan to soon start construction of Kartarpur corridor to facilitate Sikh pilgrims

According to the report, Pakistan Prime Minister Imran Khan will lay the foundation stone of the project.

Nov 22, 2018, 14:08 PM IST
Over 3,000 Sikh pilgrims get visas to attend Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations in Pakistan

Over 3,000 Sikh pilgrims get visas to attend Guru Nanak birth anniversary celebrations in Pakistan

Pak High Commissioner Sohail Mahmood said this was a "special gesture" by the Imran Khan government

Nov 20, 2018, 20:22 PM IST
Pakistan to open Kartarpur border corridor for Sikh pilgrims of India

Pakistan to open Kartarpur border corridor for Sikh pilgrims of India

In a welcoming news for Indians, Pakistan on Friday announced that it would soon open the Kartarpur border corridor for Sikh pilgrims of India. 

Sep 07, 2018, 13:33 PM IST
Navjot Singh Sidhu lauds Pakistan's decision of opening Kartarpur border corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

Navjot Singh Sidhu lauds Pakistan's decision of opening Kartarpur border corridor for Indian Sikh pilgrims

On the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak, Pakistan has agreed to open the corridor to the Kartarpur Sahib situated at Narowal District of Punjab.

Sep 07, 2018, 13:17 PM IST
Pakistan hits back at India over Sikh pilgrims row, calls New Delhi’s move ‘ironic’

Pakistan hits back at India over Sikh pilgrims row, calls New Delhi’s move ‘ironic’

The Pakistani official rejected India’s charges as baseless, alleging that facts had been distorted by New Delhi.

Apr 16, 2018, 13:06 PM IST
Pakistant prevents Sikh pilgrims from meeting Indian envoy; India lodges protest

Pakistant prevents Sikh pilgrims from meeting Indian envoy; India lodges protest

India today lodged a strong protest with Pakistan over blocking of access of visiting Sikh pilgrims to Indian diplomats in that country and even "compelling" the Indian envoy to return while on way to a prominent gurudwara there.

Apr 15, 2018, 14:41 PM IST
RJD bandh on Dec 21 won't create problems for Sikh pilgrims: Lalu Yadav

RJD bandh on Dec 21 won't create problems for Sikh pilgrims: Lalu Yadav

The Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) has called a bandh to protest against the sand mining policy of the Nitish Kumar government.

Dec 17, 2017, 23:49 PM IST
Pakistan says India 'prevented' Sikh pilgrims from visiting country

Pakistan says India 'prevented' Sikh pilgrims from visiting country

Pakistan has alleged that India has prevented some Sikh pilgrims from travelling to the country for the annual 'Jor Mela' as only 14 devotees have arrived so far.

Jun 09, 2017, 13:35 PM IST

Pakistan denies visa to 150 Sikh pilgrims

Pakistan High Commission has rejected the visa of 150 Sikh pilgrims visiting Pakistan to commemorate the martyrdom day of 5th Sikh Guru Arjan Dev.

May 22, 2015, 21:58 PM IST

No headway in missing case of 4-member Sikh family in Pakistan

Pakistani authorities have so far failed to make any headway in the mysterious disappearance of a four-member Sikh family from India who went missing during their trip to the country to celebrate Baisakhi.

Apr 26, 2015, 20:45 PM IST

'Security of Sikh pilgrims visiting Lahore to be ensured'

The security of over 2,000 Sikh pilgrims, who are scheduled to arrive in Lahore city via the Wagah railway station Tuesday for the three-day birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak, will be ensured, an official said Monday.

Nov 03, 2014, 13:00 PM IST

300 Indian Sikh pilgrims visit Pak for Jor Mela festival

Over 300 Indian Sikh pilgrims arrived here on Sunday to attend the Jor Mela celebrations of Guru Arjan Dev Jee, the fifth of the 10 Sikh gurus.

Jun 09, 2014, 01:15 AM IST

Pak makes elaborate arrangement for visiting Sikh pilgrims

A large number of Sikh devotees from India and various other countries have arrived in Pakistan to celebrate the 545th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev.

Nov 16, 2013, 13:08 PM IST

Sikh pilgrims arrive in Pakistan for Baisakhi festival

A delegation of 1,100 Sikh pilgrims from India arrived in Pakistan today to participate in the Baisakhi festival and visit several historic gurdwaras.

Apr 10, 2013, 18:01 PM IST

SGPC condemns Pak Embassy denying visas to Sikh pilgrims

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee said the move has denigrated the sanctity of the top religious body.

Apr 09, 2013, 21:05 PM IST

Sikh pilgrims` tents in Pakistan catches fire; no casualties

Sikh pilgrims are in Nankana Sahib city to participate in 542nd birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Nanak.

Nov 20, 2010, 14:47 PM IST

No travel sans visa: Pak to Sikh pilgrims

Pak has imposed a ban on the travel of Indian Sikh pilgrims to places for which they do not have a visa.

Apr 12, 2010, 13:15 PM IST

Pak cuts short visit of Indian Sikh pilgrims

Pakistani authorities have cut
short the visit of Indian pilgrims to Gurdwara Panja Sahib in
Hasanabdal city of Punjab province due to the security
situation.

Feb 23, 2010, 14:14 PM IST

Tight security in Pak to ensure safety of Sikh pilgrims

Pakistani authorities have put in place tight security measures to ensure the safety of pilgrims, including over 1,500 Sikhs from India, visiting the country to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak.

Nov 02, 2009, 13:19 PM IST

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