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Zora Singh Commission Report Disclosure: Sikh Council UK Calls For Action


LONDON : The Sikh Council UK has called for comprehensive and urgent action by the next Punjab Government following the leak of the findings of the Justice Zora Singh Commission. The Commission was established in October 2015 by the Punjab Government following the desecrations’ of the holy Sikh scriptures the Guru Granth Sahib in Punjab and the subsequent killings of ...

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Report on dera role in a week: SGPC chief


Amritsar : The SGPC today formed a three-member committee to probe if Sikh leaders had visited the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda to seek support for those in fray for the Punjab elections, despite a 2007 Akal Takht “hukamnama (edict)” to the Sikhs not to have ties with the controversial dera. The committee comprises SGPC senior vice-president Baldev Singh Kaimpur, general ...

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SGPC President convenes meeting ahead of releasing annual budget for 2017-18


AMRITSAR SAHIB : President of Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhik Committee Prof. Kirpal Singh Badungar on January 29 underwent a meeting with the SGPC Chief Secretary Harcharan Singh, Secretary Dr. Roop Singh , Avtar Singh, Additional Secretary Harbhajan Singh Manawa, Ranjit Singh, Sukhdev Singh Bhoora Kohna, Partap Singh, Diljit Singh Bedi and Bijai Singh to deliberate upon the budget of the supreme ...

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Sikh advocacy groups urges Gurdwaras to be alert and vigilant


Washington : A Sikh advocacy group today urged gurdwaras in the country to be alert and vigilant in view of the prevailing atmosphere in the US. “Given the current situation of our country, and other parts of the world, we advise Gurdwaras to step up their security measures, especially following Sunday’s deadly mosque attack in Quebec,” Gurvinder Singh, director for ...

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Group of Sikhs protests outside UN headquarters on Republic Day


New York : As India marked the 68th Republic Day, several Sikhs held protests outside the UN headquarters here against the Indian Constitution, raising pro-Khalistan slogans and demanding the world body’s intervention to protect the community. The Sikhs held a “liberation rally” on Thursday alleging that the Indian Constitution denied religious freedom to the Sikh community. Carrying placards that read ...

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