Sikh Community

SC refuses to block release of Nanak film

NEW DELHI: The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the release of regional film "Nanak Shah Fakir" based on the life of the first Sikh Guru, Guru Nanak Dev, saying the Constitution allows filmmakers to make any movie as long as it does not impinge on secularism.

Congress MPs from Punjab raises issue of forced converstion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Sushma

A delegation of Congress Members of Parliament from Punjab led by Punjab Pardesh Congress Committee President and MP from Gurdaspur Mr. Sunil Jakhar today raised the issue of forced conversion of Sikhs in Pakistan with Mrs Sushma Swaraj Minister of External Affairs (MoEA). Delegation members including Mr Jakhar and MP Mr Ravneet Singh Bittu said that they were seriously concerned about the forced conversion of Sikhs in Pakistan and solicited Ministry’s urgent intervention in the matter to protect the identity of the Sikh community settled there.

Indian Railway grants permission for special trains to Patna Sahib for Guru Gobind Singh anniversary celebration

CHANDIGARH: Decks have been cleared for special trains to carry devotees from Punjab to and from Patna Sahib for the 350th Birth Anniversary celebrations of tenth Master of the Sikhs Sri Guru Gobind Singh ji.

$210,000 raised in Washington for Underprivileged Students in Punjab

WASHINGTON DC: Over 350 guests from all across the Metropolitan Washington area came to support the scholarship program of the Sikh Human Development Foundation at Gaithersburg Hilton in Maryland. The glittery gala, featuring Bollywood actor and a Punjabi comedian, Gurpreet Ghuggi, raised over $210,000 for underprivileged youth pursuing higher education in Punjab. Gajinder Singh Ahuja, Chairman of SHDF, while welcoming the audience, invited all to donate by saying, “Your assistance is lifting young people out of poverty, tragedy and painful circumstances.”

Panjab University colloquium holds lecture on “The Sikh Panth : Its History and Historiography”

CHANDIGARH: Panjab University Colloquia Committee in collaboration with Department of Political Science organized 43rd Colloquium Lecture on “The Sikh Panth : Its History and Historiography ”at Panjab University,here Monday.

SikhPAC chairman GS Khalsa endores Hate Crime Bill

INDIANAPOLIS: Sikhs Political Actiion Committee (SikhsPAC) Founder and Chairman Gurinder Singh Khalsa endorsed pending hate crimes legislation at a press conference held today at the Atrium of the Indiana State Capitol/Statehouse building in Downtown.

Guru Teg Bahadur is Dharam-di-chadar and not Hind-di-chadar: Dal Khalsa

AMRITSAR:  Dal Khalsa has urged Sikh Diaspora to observe the martyrdom day of Guru Teg Bahadur as 'Human Rights and Religious Freedom' day as the Guru attained martyrdom to protect the oppressed class irrespective of their religion and caste.

USA Sikhs hold conference to implement 'Mool Nanakshahi Calender' at Illinois Gurdawara

CHICAGO, IL: Sikh Religious Society hosted a two-day conference on November 11 & 12, 2017 at the Sikh Gurdwara in Palatine, Illinois, a suburb of Chicago, to implement "Mool Nanakshahi Calendar.

US president Donald Trump greets Sikhs on Guru Nanak Dev's Gurpurab

WASHINGTON: US President Donald Trump greeted the Sikhs on the occasion of Gurpurab - the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of the faith, saying the community exemplifies the fundamental values that all Americans share.

Indian court told Google to remove hate speech videos on Sikhism

NEW DELHI: A court here on Thursday directed Google India to remove from social media, including Youtube, all videos featuring a woman called Sakshi Bhardwaj who is making hate speech about Sikh gurus and Sikh religion.

Dal Khalsa demands to make paintings and pictures of 1984 massacre part of Sikh Museum

AMRITSAR: The radical Sikh organisation Dal Khalsa has demanded that that paintings and pictures depicting the Nov 1984 genocide be put up in the Sikh Central Museum and made part of the Sikh heritage.

Dal Khalsa flays Punjab CM Capt Amarinder for irrational reaction on Canadian Sikh leader Jagmeet Singh

HOSHIARPUR: Dal Khalsa today blamed Punjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh for doing the bidding of New Delhi, wittingly or otherwise.

RSS move to celebrate Guru Gobind Singh anniversary triggers major controversy and Sikh protests

CHANDIGARH: A majir controversy has started over RSS move to celebrate 350th birth annivesaray of Tenth Sikh master Guru Gobind Singh for which the Rashtriya Sikh Sangat a frontal organisation of RSS is holding a funtion in Delhi on October 25.

Akal Takht Jathedar's call to Punjab villagers to pass resolution for removal of liquore vends

AMRITSAR: Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh in his message to Sikh Community on eve of Bandi Chhod divas has called to end internal conflict and unitedly work for peace and propserity and to defeat the enemies of Panth. He asked the Sikhs to remain committed to Akal Takht and observe Sikh rehat maryada.

Fireworks, LED lighting mark 'Bandi Chhor Diwas', Diwali at Golden Temple

AMRITSAR: Fireworks display and the newly-installed LED lighting marked the celebrations of "Bandi Chhor Diwas" and Diwali as thousands of devotees flocked to the Golden Temple complex here on Thursday.

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