Gurudwara

  • Temples, gurdwaras targeted in Pakistan over alleged blasphemy 17-03-2014 05:07 PM

    Karachi: Angry mob attempted to set ablaze Hindu temples and Sikh gurdwaras in a southwestern Pakistan province over alleged desecration of a holy book in Sindh, local media reported on Sunday. Security personnel in the restive Balochistan province ensured that no damage was done to religious places belonging to the...
  • Delhi: Sikhs protest against Rahul Gandhi's remark on 1984 riots 30-01-2014 12:25 PM

    New Delhi: Delhi Sikh Gurudwara committee and Shiromani Akali Dal party members are holding a protest at the headquarters of Indian National Congress party at 24 Akbar road. The protest is against Congress Vice President Rahul Gandhi's comment over the 1984 Anti Sikh riots recently. "We want an SIT to...
  • Watch: Two Sikh groups attack each other with swords in gurudwara in Patna 07-01-2014 12:50 PM

    Patna: Violent clashes have taken place during the Guru Govind Singh birth anniversary celebrations in Patna. Members of two factions of the Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee attacked each other with swords and sticks. Two people have sustained minor injuries in the incident. Though the situation is now under control, tensions still...
  • Former editor Sunita Naik back to living on Mumbai streets 20-09-2013 11:08 AM

    Less than a month after moving into the home of a couple, 65-year-old Sunita Naik, former editor of Marathi magazine 'Grihalaxmi', is back to living on the pavement outside a local gurudwara in Mumbai. Naik was offered shelter by the couple - Gregory and Christine Misquitta - at their home...
  • Gurudwara vandalised in California; word 'terrorist' spray-painted on its wall 31-07-2013 02:50 PM

    A Gurudwara in California has been vandalised and the word "terrorist" scrawled on its walls in an apparent hate crime, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurudwara shooting in Wisconsin. "The Sikh Gurudwara in Riverside was vandalised on the night of July 29 in an apparent...
  • Delhi Police meets SGPC to increase security across gurudwaras 16-07-2013 03:33 PM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police official held meetings with the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) members to increase security across all the gurudwaras. The SGPC has also hired a consultant to guide them on ways to increase security. The move came after CNN-IBN showed how bags and pressure cookers were...
  • Delhi: Five youth arrested for robbing hired vehicles 24-06-2013 04:10 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi Police has arrested five youths who were allegedly involved in robbing hired vehicles. Additional Commissioner of Police (Crime) Ravindra Yadav said Amit, 20, Aman Sharma, 20, Sushil Kumar, 22, Ajay Kumar, 23, and Yogesh Kumar, 20, were arrested on a tip-off. The five accused, hailing from...
  • US Gurdwara shootout: Obama honours security personnel 12-05-2013 11:16 AM

    Washington: The police officer who risked his life to save victims of the Wisconsin Gurdwara shootout in 2012 was honoured by US President Barack Obama at a White House award ceremony. Six people were shot dead while three others injured when gunman Wade Michael Page went on a shooting rampage...
  • US: Elderly Sikh man assaulted outside gurudwara, 1 arrested 08-05-2013 01:28 PM

    Washington: In a suspected hate crime, an elderly Sikh man has been brutally assaulted with an iron rod outside a Gurudwara in the US and was in a serious condition, as police arrested a person in connection with the incident. The incident happened outside a Gurudwara in Fresno which is...
  • US: Armed men rob California Gurudwara 30-01-2013 12:10 PM

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  • India's corruption woes among top stories of 2012 04-12-2012 09:34 PM

    New York: India's corruption woes, the Wisconsin gurudwara shooting and cricket icon Sachin Tendulkar's 100 centuries are among the top stories of 2012, according to a list compiled by Time magazine which chronicles the "highs and lows, the good and the bad" of the past year. As the year draws...
  • Punjab: People offer toy plane seeking visa to go abroad 25-11-2012 10:06 AM

    Talhan: What does a toy plane have to do inside a shrine? Well, if it is Shaheed Baba Nihal Singh Gurudwara, the toy is at the heart of prayers of those who are seeking visa to go abroad. Strange it may sound though but this gurudwara in the tiny village...
  • US gurudwara shooting: FBI concludes probe 21-11-2012 07:41 AM

    New York: The Federal Bureau of Investigation (FBI) has said it has concluded its probe into the August shooting incident at a gurdwara in Wisconsin, and found there is no evidence that the attack was part of any ongoing threat to the Sikh community. "There is no evidence to suggest...
  • Delhi: 4 people injured as 2 Sikh groups clash 15-11-2012 12:17 PM

    New Delhi: Four people have been reportedly injured after a scuffle broke out between two Sikh groups at the Rakabganj Gurudwara in Central Delhi on Thursday. Reports said that a dispute between two Sikh groups turned nasty at the Gurudwara. Two people are said to be serious while 2 others...
  • Obama wishes 'Happy Diwali', praises resilience of Sikhs 13-11-2012 11:56 PM

    Washington: US President Barack Obama on Tuesday wished people "happy Diwali" and "saal mubarak", as he praised the resilience of Sikhs in the aftermath of the tragedy at a Wisconsin Gurudwara this year in which six members of the community were gunned down. "To those celebrating Diwali, I wish you,...
  • US: Suspicious man detained outside Oak Creek gurudwara 02-11-2012 11:37 AM

    Washington: A suspicious man carrying ammunition and "strange writings" was briefly detained outside an Oak Creek gurudwara in the US state of Wisconsin, where a white supremacist had gunned down six Sikhs in August. "This happened last Sunday. The man was detained due to his suspicious activity outside the gurudwara....
  • Superstorm Sandy: Gurudwaras turn into shelter homes 30-10-2012 06:09 PM

    Amritsar: As superstorm Sandy hit the US East Coast affecting millions of people, an international Sikh forum on Tuesday announced that gurudwaras in the country have been turned into shelter homes for the affected. American Gurudwara Parbandhak Committee (AGPC) said that arrangements have been made in Gurudwaras for providing food,...
  • Gurdwara attacked in Oz, Sikhs ask for security 02-06-2011 07:54 PM

    Melbourne: A Gurdwara in the Australian state of Victoria has been vandalised in what is believed to be a "racial" attack, sparking fears among the minority community which has appealed for greater security for the Sikhs. Sikhs in Shepparton in northern Victoria have appealed to those who vandalised their Gurdwara...
  • 1984 riots case: US court sets date for hearing 31-05-2011 12:25 PM

    New York: A US federal Court in New York has set September 21 date for pre-trial hearing in a case against Urban Development Minister Kamal Nath and India's Congress Party in connection with the 1984 anti-Sikh riots. Judge Robert W Sweet of US Federal Court of the Southern District of...
  • Pakistan cancels controversial Gurudwara land deal 27-03-2011 06:25 PM

    The Pakistan government, in a goodwill gesture on Sunday, canceled a controversial Gurudwara land acquisition deal. This was announced by the Pakistan Home Secretary during his visit to Golden Temple on Sunday. ...
  • Pak cancels controversial Gurudwara land deal 27-03-2011 05:42 PM

    New Delhi: The Pakistan government, in a goodwill gesture on Sunday, canceled a controversial Gurudwara land acquisition deal. This was announced by the Pakistan Home Secretary during his visit to Golden Temple on Sunday. Pakistan Federal Minister of minority had ordered an inquiry last year. Resentment among the Sikh community...
  • Gurudwara site set on fire in Australia 14-01-2010 10:23 PM

    Police confirmed that miscreants used Molotov cocktails to set the site on fire. ...