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SGPC chief to probe land deal during Makkar’s tenure

The order to probe the deal was passed on a complaint by Amritsar-based petitioner Baldev Singh Sirsa. Badungar had replaced Makkar as SGPC chief, and both are reportedly not on good terms.

Attack on Dhandrianwale: Makkar condemns attack, says ‘ideological differences separate’

We might have our own ideological differences with Dhadrianwale but violence is unacceptable," said Makkar.


Kamaldeep Karwal being shielded by someone in SAD: Avtar Singh Makkar

Karwal was recently welcomed in to the Akali Dal by Sukhbir Badal. He faces attempt to murder charges, along with Independent MLA Simarjit Singh Bains.

SGPC chief adopts tough stance against HSGMC

Managers have been directed to submit the records at the HSGPC headquarters in Gurudwara Neem Sahib at Kaithal.

Makkar writes to PM,Pak Prez for visas to pilgrims

Alleging “grave injustice” by Pakistan High Commissioner in India in regard to denial of visas to 1400 Sikh pilgrims for Baisakhi celebrations at shrines in Pakistan,SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar on Thursday wrote to Prime Minister Manmohan Singh and Pakistan President Asif Ali Zardari to direct the Pakistani High Commissioner to entertain SGPC recommended passports and grant visas liberally.

It’s judicial murder,says SGPC

Akal Takht,the temporal seat of Sikhs and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee,the apex body of the community,Friday reacted sharply to the Supreme Court’s verdict dismissing Khalistani terrorist Devinderpal Singh Bhullar’s mercy plea saying the law was biased against the minorities.


Chandigarh Confidential

Off late,the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) seems to be having a change of heart on issues faster than a speeding bullet.

Makkar playing ‘friendly match’ to delay case: Ranu

Ranu claimed that Makkar had met him “thrice in Ludhiana” and “wanted a favour from SSP for delaying the case in Supreme Court as the present scenario suits him”.

Makkar vows not to end protests till Sajjan is jailed

President of Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee Avtar Singh Makkar,who joined the protests by the Sikh outfits in Ludhiana on Sunday,said the ongoing agitation against the acquittal of Congress leader Sajjan Kumar would continue till justice is done in the anti-Sikh riots.

Satkar panel in SGPC line of fire

SGPC chief Avtar Singh Makkar on Monday slammed hardline Sikh NGO Guru Granth Sahib Satkar Committee members for allegedly harassing some people from Lucknow before seizing religious literature from their possession at the Amritsar railway station on Sunday.