Gurdwara

  • 1984 anti-Sikh riots: Delhi HC rejects Tytler's plea for early hearing 17-01-2014 09:59 AM

    New Delhi: The Delhi High Court on Thursday refused to stay the CBI probe against Congress leader Jagdish Tytler in a 1984 anit-Sikh riots case and declined to entertain his plea for an early hearing of his appeal against the trial court's order for investigation. A bench of Justice V...
  • UK: Sikhs continue fight against meat plant close to a gurdwara 30-08-2013 03:34 AM

    Nearly two weeks after city councillors in Bradford approved a meat plant close to a gurdwara, leaders of the Sikh community are planning to invite leaders of other faiths to strengthen its fight against the move. Members of the Sikh community are trying to get the backing of other faiths...
  • 1993 Delhi blast: SC rejects Bhullar's review plea 14-08-2013 05:50 PM

    New Delhi: The Supreme Court on Wednesday rejected the review petition of 1993 Delhi blast accused, Devender Pal Singh Bhullar. Bhullar is on death row for his hand in the 1993 Delhi blasts. A Khalistani terrorist and death row convict Bhullar was sentenced to death by a trial court on...
  • Namdhari Sikh leader injured in attack at UK gurdwara 12-08-2013 08:11 PM

    London: Namdhari sect head Thakur Uday Singh was injured in an attack by a Sikh man at a gurdwara in Britain's Leicester city, with police on Monday describing the crime as an "isolated incident". The attacker, a non-Namdhari Sikh, was arrested after the incident on Sunday and is currently in...
  • US: Gurdwara vandalised in California 01-08-2013 06:28 AM

    Washington: A top American lawmaker has condemned the vandalism of a Gurdwara in California with the word "terrorist" scrawled on its walls, days ahead of the first anniversary of the Oak Creek Gurdwara shooting in Wisconsin. Congressman Joe Crowley, Vice Chair of House Democratic Caucus, and Co-Chair of the Congressional...
  • No damage to Hemkunt Sahib gurdwara by rain fury: Trust 23-06-2013 01:37 AM

    Patiala: The Shri Hemkunt Sahib Management Trust on Saturday said no damage has been caused to the Hemkunt Sahib shrine by the rain fury in Uttarakhand and it is safe. "The main Gurdwara building is intact and no loss has been caused to the 'sanctum sanctorum' where the Birs (religious...
  • Australia looks into allowing Sikhs to wear turban at work 24-05-2013 03:06 AM

    Melbourne: Australian Prime Minister Julia Gillard on Thursday promised to look into allowing Sikhs to wear turbans at work places and also while riding a motorcycle. "We will work with your community to help make the necessary changes requested on cultural and religious grounds," Gillard assured Australian Sikh Association members...
  • Sikh joins other religions demanding gun control laws 13-04-2013 01:59 AM

    Washington: Members of the Sikh community joined other religious leaders in urging the US Congress to pass strict gun control laws to prevent the recent surge in gun violence in the country, including the one at a Wisconsin Gurdwara in 2012. The religious leaders gathered on the National Mall in...
  • 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...
  • Two men stabbed outside a Gurdwara in California 12-11-2012 07:27 AM

    Washington: Two men have been stabbed outside a Gurdwara in California and more than a dozen people pepper-sprayed in violent clashes that broke out between two groups over a power struggle to control the shrine. According to an eyewitness, violence erupted outside the Tierra Buena Gurdwara in Yuba City of...
  • 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....
  • US: Gurdwara locked down after violation of rules 12-12-2011 08:47 AM

    Chicago: A gurdwara here has been locked down by police authorities after it was allegedly found violating several rules related to safety standards. Gurjot Parkash Sahib gurdwara, located in the suburb of Island Lake, was locked down by police on December 8 because of certain safety violations that had put...
  • Cameron hails move to protect Southall gurdwara 11-08-2011 06:19 PM

    London: Prime Minister David Cameron on Thursday lauded the efforts of the hundreds of Sikhs and other people of Indian origin who gathered outside the Guru Singh Sabha gurdwara over the last 48 hours to protect it from rioting mobs on the streets of London. Cameron made a special mention...
  • London riots: Indians protect Southall gurdwara 10-08-2011 07:23 PM

    London: Cries of 'Jo bole so nihal, sat sri akal' rent the air as over 700 Sikhs and other Britons of Indian origin gathered around the Guru Singh Sabha gurdwara in Southall to protect the place of worship against rioting mobs on the streets of London. The gurdwara, the largest...
  • 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...
  • Sikhs not a minority community in Punjab: HC 18-12-2007 01:21 AM

    Colombo: Alcohol and musical instruments have been banned from Sri Lanka's World Cup stadiums as part of a security plan in the co-host nation, police said on Friday. Police chief Mahinda Balasuriya said that drunk spectators or anyone carrying any alcohol will not be allowed entry to grounds. Police and...
  • Identity crisis haunts Delhi Sikhs 16-05-2007 10:54 PM

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