Friday, Oct 07, 2022

Golden Temple


When the Queen came calling: Elizabeth's three visits to India

September 10, 2022 12:46 pm

During her reign she undertook three state visits to India, in 1961, 1983, and 1997. The Queen and her royal consort, Prince Philip, the Duke of Edinburgh, first visited India in January 1961, the first royal British tour of India in 50 years.

Punjab: Accused of being drunk, man killed by Nihangs near Golden Temple

September 09, 2022 2:21 am

Bystanders watched as the man was attacked with swords, but did nothing to save him, said the police.

Congress worker sports T-shirt with image of Tytler at Golden Temple; cops file case

August 19, 2022 3:17 am

The case was registered under Section 153-A of the IPC on a complaint filed by Sulkhan Singh, manager, Sachkhand Shri Darbar Sahib

Aamir Khan visits Golden Temple ahead of ‘Lal Singh Chadda’ release

August 10, 2022 2:31 pm

Aamir essays the role of a Sikh character in ‘Lal Singh Chadda’ which is to be released worldwide on August 11

Australian business delegation to visit Punjab, strengthening industry connections on agenda

July 05, 2022 9:18 am

Dr Parwinder Kaur, an award-winning scientist of Indian origin, and Punjabi writer Mintu Brar are facilitating the Punjab leg of the delegation's India visit and they expressed hope that the visit would prove to be fruitful for both Punjab and Western Australia.

Behind Dilawar portrait in Golden Temple museum, Akali bid to revive Panthic base

June 18, 2022 11:08 am

On the evening of August 31, 1995, a 25-year-old Punjab cop Dilawar tied a belt of explosives around his waist, leading to a blast that killed the then CM Beant Singh and 16 others at the Punjab Civil Secretariat.

Portrait of man who killed Beant Singh, 16 others up at Sikh museum

June 15, 2022 7:51 am

The portrait was unveiled by SGPC president Advocate Harjinder Singh and additional head granthi of Sachkhand Sri Harmandar Sahib, Giani Jagtar Singh.

Man on way to Golden Temple shot dead in front of wife, children

June 13, 2022 3:24 am

The victim, identified as Harinder Singh of Chheharta locality in Amritsar city, was working in Dubai and returned home just five days ago, the police said

SGPC to install suicide bomber Dilawar Singh’s portrait tomorrow at Golden Temple museum

June 13, 2022 3:07 am

Singh told The Indian Express that the portrait will be installed in a ceremony organised by the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC).


Operation Blue Star's 37th anniversary: Security stepped up at Golden Temple

June 06, 2021 11:25 am

Operation Bluestar was a military action ordered by then PM Indira Gandhi to flush out Sikh militants holed up in Harmandir Sahib Complex (Golden Temple) in Amritsar. It is said that nearly 3,000 Sikhs were killed during the operation.

Festivities, prayers mark Gurpurab in Punjab

November 06, 2014 10:07 pm

A Sikh priest sits behind the Guru Granth Sahib (the Sikh holy book) as a 'jalao', a show of Sikhism's symbolic items, is displayed inside their holiest shrine inside the Golden Temple in Amritsar.

Clash inside Golden Temple premises on Bluestar anniversary

June 06, 2014 4:31 pm

A clash broke out during an event on the 30th anniversary of Operation Bluestar inside Golden temple premises.