Guru Granth Sahib

Guru Arjan Dev's martyrdom: Here's what you should know about the fifth Sikh Guru!

Born in Goindval, Punjab, Guru Arjan Dev Ji was the youngest son of Bhai Jetha, who was known as Guru Ram Das later on, and Mata Bhani - the daughter of Guru Amar Das.

Jun 16, 2020, 10:14 AM IST

Priyanka Gandhi blames SAD for desecration of Guru Granth Sahib

Congress leader Priyanka Gandhi on Tuesday blamed BJP ally Shiromani Akali Dal for the desecration of Guru Granth Sahib, an emotive issue in Punjab.

May 14, 2019, 22:57 PM IST

Sikh devotees throng Amritsar's Golden Temple on 'Prakash Parv' - Watch

Prakash Parv, the 350th birth anniversary of 'Guru Granth Sahib' was celebrated with much joy and fervour at the famous Golden Temple today. 

Aug 22, 2017, 22:52 PM IST

Punjab rejects Zora panel report on sacrilege cases; orders new probe

Terming it as "inconclusive", the Punjab government on Friday rejected the report of the Justice Zora Singh Commission and ordered a fresh Commission of Inquiry, headed by Justice (retd) Ranjit Singh to investigate all cases of sacrilege in the state.

Apr 14, 2017, 22:20 PM IST

Birs catch fire in Muktsar gurudwara

Six 'birs' of the Guru Granth Sahib were found partially burnt at a gurudwara in a village in Muktsar after a plastic fan kept close to them caught fire.

Apr 10, 2017, 14:18 PM IST

Tension grips Jalandhar as torn pages of Guru Granth Sahib, Bhagavad Gita found in canal

A protest has been launched by Sikh Talmel Committee and some Hindu organisations at Kapurthala chowk in Jalandhar after several torn pages of Guru Granth Sahib andBhagavad Gita were found in canal.

Sep 26, 2016, 09:55 AM IST

Pakistan to print Guru Granth Sahib to prevent desecration during yatra

India's Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) and the Delhi Gurdwara Management Committee will be engaged in the printing process.

Sep 12, 2016, 16:57 PM IST

Sikh holy book desecrated in California, community demands swift action

The Sikh community in Union City, California is protesting against an unidentified man desecrating the Guru Granth Sahib.

Aug 11, 2016, 13:47 PM IST

AAP in damage control mode? HS Phoolka to visit Golden Temple to seek pardon for Khetan's mistake

Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) leader Harvinder Singh Phoolka will visit the Golden Temple on Sunday to seek pardon for the mistake committed by Ashish Khetan, who "inadvertently" hurt the religious sentiments of the Sikh community by comparing 'youth manifesto' with the Guru Granth Sahib.

Jul 10, 2016, 09:46 AM IST

Punjab polls: AAP's 'Youth Manifesto-Guru Granth Sahib' analogy row - FULL DETAILS of FIR against Ashish Khetan

This could spell a major trouble for AAP leader Ashish Khetan.

Jul 07, 2016, 18:00 PM IST

AAP's Ashish Khetan booked for comparing party's manifesto with Guru Granth Sahib

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal attacked AAP for using the image of the Golden Temple on the cover page of its manifesto.

Jul 06, 2016, 11:03 AM IST

Punjab Police questions AAP MLA over scripture 'desecration'

Punjab Police Tuesday questioned AAP MLA Naresh Yadav for over five hours in connection with a case of alleged desecration of a scripture at Malerkotla here on June 24.

Jul 05, 2016, 19:52 PM IST

Priest who refused 'sirpora' to Punjab CM Badal transferred

Balbir Singh, an ardasiya (prayer reciter), who refused the traditional 'siropa' (robe of honour) to Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal has been transferred.

Jun 04, 2016, 10:46 AM IST

Guru Granth Sahib desecration in Faridkot: Provide information, get Rs 10 lakh from CBI - Here are details

In a major development in Faridkot holy text desecration case, the Central Bureau of Investigation (CBI) on Tuesday announced a Rs 10-lakh cash reward.

May 25, 2016, 12:04 PM IST

Khadoor Sahib by-poll: Counting of votes today

The by-poll to Khadoor Sahib Assembly seat was necessitated after Congress MLA Ramanjit Singh Sikki resigned last year.

Feb 16, 2016, 08:59 AM IST

Arvind Kejriwal to kick-start Punjab campaign next month

Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal will kick-start his Punjab campaign by addressing a mega rally in Muktsar next month, as the party gears up for polls in the state scheduled to be held in 2017.

Dec 27, 2015, 19:54 PM IST

Pakistan''s ISI, Congress behind Punjab disturbances: Sukhbir Badal

Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Singh Badal, president of the ruling Shiromani Akali Dal, made the allegation while addressing a `Sadbhavna Rally`.

Dec 04, 2015, 21:52 PM IST

Faridkot firing: Rahul Gandhi to meet President Mukherjee today

The police had allegedly opened fire on the people who were protesting against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village.

Nov 19, 2015, 10:26 AM IST

Faridkot firing case: Rahul Gandhi to meet President

The Police had allegedly opened fire on the people who were protesting against the sacrilege of Guru Granth Sahib at Bargari village.

Nov 17, 2015, 11:02 AM IST

'SAD trying to deflect public attention by accusing Congress'

Congress leader Amarinder Singh on Sunday rejected the ruling SAD's charge that his party was masterminding 'Sarbat Khalsa' and accused it of trying to "deflect public attention" from desecration and killing of peaceful protesters in Punjab.

Nov 15, 2015, 20:20 PM IST