SGPC

  • SGPC condemns Britain's role in Operation Bluestar 05-02-2014 12:46 PM

    Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Wednesday condemned the recent revelations about Britain's advisory role in Operation Bluestar. "The Sikh community never expected this from a country that is popular for human rights," he said. ...
  • 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...
  • Punjab CM meets Prime Minister, seeks mercy for Bhullar 15-04-2013 12:18 PM

    New Delhi: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday met Prime Minister Manmohan Singh seeking clemency for Khalistani terrorist and 1993 blast convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, whose mercy petition was turned down by the Supreme Court. "We have submitted a memorandum to...
  • Security stepped up after SC rejects Bhullar's plea 15-04-2013 04:53 AM

    Chandigarh: Security was on Sunday stepped up across the Punjab in the wake of uneasy calm among the radicals after the apex court had rejected the petition of Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar to commute his death sentence. The deployment of police have been increased by mobilising Punjab Armed Police...
  • Bhullar issue: Badal, Sukhbir to meet Manmohan Singh 15-04-2013 12:30 AM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal and his deputy Sukhbir Singh Badal will meet Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Monday, in connection with the death row convict Devinderpal Singh Bhullar case. "Both Badals will meet the Prime Minister tomorrow to seek commutation of death sentence of Bullar to life...
  • Bhullar verdict is 'death of democracy': SGPC 12-04-2013 05:00 PM

    Amritsar: Reacting sharply to the Supreme Court's verdict on Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Friday said the judgement was "the death of democracy". "There are two kinds of laws in India. One kind of law is for the Sikh minorities and the other...
  • 'Ponty-Hardeep shootout not over Delhi farmhouse' 19-11-2012 01:37 PM

    New Delhi: A self-confessed mediator in the alleged property dispute between liquor and real estate baron Ponty Chadha and his brother Hardeep said on Monday that the shootout in which the two killed each other was not actually over the Chhattarpur farmhouse. Delhi SGPC chief Paramjeet Singh, a close relative...
  • The Khalistan episode cuts both ways, requires healing and reconciliation

    Post Mortem |  Brijesh Kalappa
    Newspapers have carried extensive coverage of the news of the honouring of the killers of Congress MP Lalit Makhen and General AS Vaidya by the...

  • Sehajdhari row: Sikh hardliners condemns HC verdict 22-12-2011 02:19 AM

    Amritsar: Radical Sikh organisations on Wednesday condemned the order of Punjab and Haryana High Court, which allowed 'sehajdharis (non-baptised Sikhs) to cast votes in SGPC polls. "The High Court decision has plunged the Sikh community into fresh crises...Sehajdharis are non-Sikhs, describing them as part of Sikhism is untrue," Dal Khalsa...
  • Supreme Court to hear Bhullar's mercy plea today 09-11-2011 08:46 AM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday will hear death row convict Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's plea to convert his sentence into a life term. The Khalistani militant who had been sentenced to death for triggering the 1993 Delhi car bomb attack that killed 12 people, had filed a mercy...
  • Punjab Lokpal orders inquiry against CM 29-08-2011 07:48 PM

    Chandigarh: Punjab Lokpal on Monday ordered an inquiry into complaint on 'illegal occupation' of prime government land in Kapurthala district by former SGPC chief Jagir Kaur at the alleged behest of Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal. Lokpal Justice (Retd) DS Dhaliwal directed that an inquiry officer of the rank of...
  • SGPC to approach UNHRC to save Bhullar 31-05-2011 04:39 PM

    New Delhi: Politics continue over Khalistani terrorist Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar's mercy issue. The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) has decided to approach the United Nations Human Rights Commission asking it to intervene for saving Bhullar, whose mercy plea was rejected by President Pratibha Patil last week. The SGPC will...
  • Politics behind Bhullar clemency issue: Bitta 30-05-2011 06:41 PM

    Chandigarh: All India Anti-Terrorist Front Chairman MS Bitta on Monday said political parties were indulging in votebank politics over rejection of mercy plea of death row convict and Khalistan militant Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar even as SGPC decided to file a review petition against capital punishment for Bhullar. "It is...
  • CBI let-off Tytler, not Govt: Congress 03-04-2009 05:10 PM

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  • Dera chief asked to leave Mysore, then Delhi 23-06-2008 01:20 PM

    Dubai: Allrounder Shahid Afridi is a major injury doubt for Pakistan ahead of their Twenty20 series against Australia in Dubai. You must have witnessed it yesterday -- Shahid had a thumb injury, where his left thumb was wounded quite badly, the skin tore off and blood was oozing quite profusely,...
  • Minority Panel for judicial inquiry in Dera firing incident 23-06-2008 11:09 AM

    Dubai: Indian off-spinner Ravichandran Ashwin on Tuesday broke into the top 20 of ICC's Test Rankings for the first time at a career-best 18th spot after guiding the team to a series whitewash over New Zealand at home. The 25-year-old from Chennai, who took 5 for 69 in New Zealand's...
  • Are you a Sikh? Submit an affidavit: Punjab Govt 17-02-2008 08:48 AM

    Nottingham: Indian skipper MS Dhoni on Monday admitted that batting has been a big concern for Team India right from the West Indies tour to the ongoing England series. It is a big concern because this is a continuation of the West Indies series. Even there we could not put...
  • All followers of Sikh gurus not Sikhs: SGPC 16-02-2008 11:56 AM

    Nottingham: England suffered an injury scare when off-spinner Graeme Swann had to be taken for a precautionary x-ray after he was hit on the left hand by a Praveen Kumar snorter during the home team's first innings in the second cricket Test against India here on Friday. The incident occurred...
  • Terrorist's portrait in Temple precincts raises storm 02-12-2007 12:19 AM

    Dublin: Ed Joyce was selected on Wednesday in Ireland's 15-man squad for the World Cup, four years after playing against his native country in the competition. The Sussex batsman was part of the England team that defeated Ireland in the Super-8 stage at the 2007 World Cup in the West...
  • Despite warrant, Dera head free man 29-06-2007 12:29 AM

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  • Cops get govt nod to arrest Dera head 28-06-2007 01:56 AM

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  • Sikh clergy seeks Dera chief's arrest 02-06-2007 09:22 PM

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