Friday, Dec 09, 2022

Akal Takht


Ex-minister Langah awarded religious punishment by Akal Takht Jathedar

November 27, 2022 8:16 am

The Jathedar while awarding the 'tankhah' said Langah cannot become a member of any gurdwara committee of the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee for five years.

Hindus, Muslims take part in prayers in memory of lives lost during Partition

August 17, 2022 9:00 am

Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh said that the governments of India and Pakistan should pass condolence resolutions in their Parliaments for the of people who lost lives during Partition.

When Akal Takht issued an edict for military training

August 14, 2022 5:58 am

“Our Bharat is free from slavery and Sikhs have sacrificed a lot for this Independence. We have to keep the Panth in 'Chardi Kala' and take country to heights of development. For this purpose, the Sikh Sangat must take care of four points,” read the edict.

A first: Akal Takht to hold prayers for Sikhs, Hindus, Muslims killed during Partition

August 09, 2022 6:47 am

“Around 10 lakh Punjabi men, women and children were killed during the Partition of Punjab between India and Pakistan in 1947," reads the poster released by Akal Takht Sahib, the highest temporal seat of Sikhs, on Monday.

Punjab govt prunes then restores Akal Takht Jathedar’s security; he refuses to take it back

May 29, 2022 5:52 am

SAD lashes out at CM Bhagwant Mann govt, says it is stooge of 'anti-panth' and 'anti-Punjab' Arvind Kejriwal.

Explained: Harmonium in Sikh religious tradition, and why Akal Takht wants it removed from Golden Temple

May 25, 2022 4:11 pm

What is behind the push by Sikh bodies to ensure that kirtan, or the singing of Gurbani, is only accompanied by traditional instruments, and why is the harmonium at the receiving end?

Calls to phase the harmonium out from Gurmat Sangeet ignore a rich history

May 24, 2022 9:10 am

The harmonium is Indian. How can one forget the day when it sat next to melody queen Lata Mangeshkar as she sang “Aye mere watan ke logon”, while a nation and its then prime minister wept?

Akal Takht jathedar: 250 sacrilege incidents from Feb 2013 to Feb 2019 in Punjab

December 20, 2021 4:36 pm

Two lynchings linked to sacrilege rocked Punjab in the last 48 hours. Akal Takht jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh said on July 26 at a Panthic conference that they had divided the sacrilege incidents into three categories.

Punjab: SGPC to honour farmer leaders on December 13

December 10, 2021 9:53 pm

Addressing a press conference after the meeting, SGPC president Harjinder Singh Dhami said, “SGPC has supported the farmers during the Kisan Sangharsh and would continue to stand firm with them in future too”.

Conversion push by Christian missionaries: Akal Takht jathedar

October 13, 2021 7:04 am

Giani Harpreet Singh's remarks came on the day Dalit and Sikh organisations in Amritsar observed the 101st anniversary of the restoration of Dalit Sikhs’ right to uninterrupted entry and offering of ‘Karah Prasad’ at Golden Temple and Akal Takht.