Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee

  • SGPC row: Truce between Haryana, Punjab after Akal Takht steps in Yesterday

    After Akal Takht stepped in the row over the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee Sikh leaders from Punjab and Haryana have decided to call off their congregation scheduled for Sunday in Amritsar and in Karnal on Monday. While the situation has been defused the long term problem of the legality of...
  • SGPC row: Punjab, Haryana Sikh rallies called off after Akal Takht order 2 days ago

    Chandigarh: Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs, has stepped in the row over the Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee. The Akal Takht has asked Sikh leaders from Punjab and Haryana to call off their congregation scheduled for Sunday in Amritsar and in Karnal on Monday. Both Punjab and...
  • May review SGPC Act passed by Haryana government, says new Governor 2 days ago

    New Delhi: Senior Bharatiya Janata Party leader Kaptan Singh Solanki has been appointed as the new Governor of Haryana amidst the ongoing tussle over the new Gurudwara Committee Act passed by the Haryana Government. Solanki has now hinted that he may review the legality of the SGPC Act passed by...
  • Centre may take Presidential reference to resolve Punjab, Haryana SGPC row 3 days ago

    New Delhi: The row over a separate Gurudwara Committee for Haryana is intensifying every minute. Punjab Deputy Chief Minister Sukhbir Badal met Home Minister Rajnath Singh and Finance Minister Arun Jaitley on Friday. Sources say that the government may send a Presidential reference, which means that the Supreme Court will...
  • SGPC condemns attack on Lt Gen (retd) KS Brar October 2, 2012

    Lieutenant General KS Brar, the man who led Operation Blue Star in 1984, came under attack from four "burly, bearded" men on Sunday night. He said that CCTV footage and a mobile phone from the crime scene could help police find the men who attacked him at his London home. The Scotland...
  • Jagir Kaur no VIP in jail, says Punjab minister April 3, 2012

    New Delhi: Two days after police officials were caught touching convicted minister Bibi Jagir Kaur in jail, Punjab Jail Minister SS Phillaur denied any such treatment being meted out to Kaur. "I haven't seen the video of policemen touching Jagir Kaur's feet. How can I comment on it," said Phillaur. Uniformed officers...
  • SGPC to seek mercy for Beant Singh's co-assassin March 26, 2012

    Chandigarh: The Akali Dal-backed Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee has decided to file a clemency plea before the President for Beant Singh's co-assassin Balwant Singh Rajoana. Rajoana is on death row for assassinating then Punjab chief minister Beant Singh in 1995. The decision was taken at the SGPC meeting on Sunday...
  • Operation Blue Star images grace SGPC calendar March 22, 2009

    New Delhi: The new Nanakshahi Sikh calendar published by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee has created widespread furore. A picture of the Akal Takht damaged during Operation Bluestar in 1984 has been featured in the calendar that also contains anti-army captions. The calendar refers to the assassins of former PM Indira...
  • Bhindranwale locks space on Golden Temple's wall December 1, 2007

    Amritsar: The Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) is likely to meet various political parties in Chandigarh on Saturday over its decision to install the portrait of slain rebel Sikh leader Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale in Amritsar's Golden Temple. The face of the Khalistan movement in the 1980s, Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale, has been...