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Sikh groups converge at Beas bridge to challenge Shiv Sena

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Beas (Amritsar) : Provoked by the announcement earlier made by some Hindu extremist groups to take out Lalkar rally to Amritsar, several Sikh organisations gathered at the Beas bridge here.It may be mentioned that these Hindu organisations had earlier announced their decision to backtrack. However, about a dozen member of Shiv Sena who tried to take out the march in ...

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Dal Khasa gives call for Amritsar bandh on June 6

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Amritsar : Dal Khalsa today gave the call for Amritsar Bandh on June 6 to protest against Operation Bluestar, the army assault on Golden Temple complex that resulted in killing of hundreds of innocent pilgrims and destruction of edifice of the Akal Takht- the highest temporal seat- and loot of invaluable manuscripts from Sikh reference library. The organization will take ...

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Dhadrianwale to blame for attack- Dhumma

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Amritsar : Damdami Taksal head Harnam Singh Dhumma said here today that the attack on Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale was the outcome of the preacher’s propaganda against the Taksal and the Sant Samaj.Backing the persons arrested in connection with the attack, Dhumma said, “The derogatory comments made by Dhadrianwale against the Sant Samaj went viral on the social media. It was ...

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ATTACK ON DHADRIANWALE: Taksal activists back suspects

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Ludhiana : Damdami Taksal activists today extended support to the suspects arrested in connection with the murderous attack on Sikh preacher Ranjit Singh Dhadrianwale. The May 17 attack in Ludhiana had claimed the life of another preacher, Bhupinder Singh Khasi Kalan. Sant Charanjit Singh, a member of the Sant Samaj — a conglomerate of Sikh bodies led by Damdami Taksal ...

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Sikh U.S. Army captain wins right to wear beard and turban

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FORT BELVOIR : As the sun rises over Fort Belvoir Army base in Virginia, officers of the 249th engineer battalion play a friendly game of football Frisbee. Among them is 28-year-old Captain Simratpal Singh, the first active duty Sikh American soldier in 35 years to be allowed to serve while wearing his religious turban and beard while on active duty. ...

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