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Photo row: SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar seeks apology from US...

The photograph of a young Sikh woman in bridal attire, posing before the Guru Granth Sahib inside a gurdwara in Glen Cove town of New York, has triggered a controversy after it went viral on Facebook. The photo shows the bride, Sonal Parmar, ... Hindustan Times, 6 days ago

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IBNLive India News, 2 months ago

Separate Sikh status: CM and his deputy not on same page

Punjab chief minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Badal on Friday expressed divergent views on the issue of Sikhs being part of the Hindu community, as mentioned in Article 25(b) of the Constitution. When asked for his take on the ...
 Hindustan Times5 days ago Badal opens first phase of Golden Temple plaza  Hindustan Times1 month ago

Akal Takht demands action against DJJS

Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh has reiterated his demand for imposing a ban on the activities of the Nurmahal-based Divya Jyoti Jagriti Sansthan (DJJS), saying that these are against Sikhism. In a statement issued here on Thursday, the ...
 Hindustan Times6 days ago
Indian Express

Chaar Sahibzaade products get SGPC nod for gurdwaras, movie goes tax free in state

Chaar Sahibzade merchandise on disply in Ludhiana. (Express photo by Gurmeet Singh) The animated Punjabi movie Chaar Saahibzaade, based on the life of four sons of Guru Gobind Singh and their sacrifices during Mughal regime, is garnering applause ...
 Indian Express1 month ago "Chaar Sahibzaade" director honoured in ludhiana  Hindustan Times3 weeks ago

Fresh controversy may hit Nanakshahi calendar

With a section of the Sant Samaj (a group of Sikh religious leaders) unhappy with the amended Nanakshahi calendar, a fresh controversy is in the offing. Last December, Damdami Taksal head of the Sant Samaj Harnam Singh Dhuma moved an application ...
 Hindustan Times8 hours ago

SGPC To Set Up Sikh Censor Board

AMRITSAR In view of the controversies surrounding the films having Sikh characters in the past, the SGPC has decided to set up a Sikh Censor Board. This will ensure that Sikhs are projected in a proper manner and the upcoming movies are in sync ...
 Link4 days ago Sikh Body Grabs the Scissors to Cut Controversial Films to Size  New Indian Express4 days ago AISSF slams SAD, SGPC for failing to release Sikh convicts  Times of India6 days ago

Incensed Sikhs Declare Holy War on Guru Granth Sahib Made in China

CHANDIGARH: Not everything Made in China can be sold in India, especially when the product is the Guru Granth Sahib, the holy book of Sikhs. Considering it sacrilege, The Sikh clergy has issued a diktat not to buy copies of the book, which is now ...
 New Indian Express1 week ago China-Made Guru Granth Sahib Triggers Row, Sikhs Told Not to Buy Holy Book  New Indian Express1 week ago Akal Takht enraged, SGPC files case over Guru Granth Sahib printed in China  Hindustan Times2 weeks ago

Jodhpur village tense; Sikh leaders demand stern action

Tension prevailed in Jodhpur village in this district as panthic leaders descended on the village on Thursday to demand the arrest of those who were alleged to be responsible for the burning of a bir of Guru Granth Sahib in the village gurdwara ...
 Hindustan Times1 week ago

Capt Amarinder seeks clarity on plight of hostages in Iraq

Amid media reports that the Islamic State (IS) terrorists in Iraq have killed 39 Indian hostages, most of them from Punjab, Congress parliamentarian Captain Amarinder Singh and Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) president Avtar Singh ...
 Hindustan Times2 weeks ago
Times of India

Sikh priest gives his sword to Nikki Haley's husband, stirs row

AMRITSAR: A member of the Sikh clergy handing over his ceremonial sword to South Carolina governor Nikki Haley's husband here upset a number of people at the Golden Temple here on Saturday. Granthi of the Golden Temple, Giani Jaswinder Singh, ...
 South Asian Observer3 weeks ago
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