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First since independence: ‘Nagar Kirtan’ with Guru Granth Sahib arrives from Pakistan

The ‘Nagar Kirtan’ began from Gurdwara Nankana Sahib, the birthplace of Guru Nanak Dev in Pakistan, and crossed over to India in the afternoon with around 500 Sikh devotees who crossed the border carrying the holy Guru Granth Sahib on their head.

Pages of Guru Granth Sahib burnt in fire at gurdwara

Fire turns Palki Sahib area to ashes, lock of village gurdwara’s main hall broken; FIR registered.

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Make Gurnam Commission report public: AAP, panel to Punjab govt

While the AAP said they will raise the matter in the upcoming budget session fo the Vidhan Sabha, the committee said they will go to the High Court if the government fails to make it public.

Balwinder Singh Bhunder, Prem Singh Chandumajra take on Ranjit Singh Brahmpura

The Akali leaders recalled that Brahmpura was “in the forefront of the party’s resolution expressing total faith in the leadership of Sukhbir Singh Badal immediately after the results of the Vidhan Sabha poll were declared”.

AAP MLAs stage day-long hunger strike outside CM’s residence

The MLAs faced resistance from the Chandigarh Police initially while sitting on the ‘dharna’ as Section 144 has been imposed in the area where they planned to sit.

‘We are in talks with firms in Germany, Netherlands... will buy the best machine’: Delhi Gurdwara Committee Chief Advisor

Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee is importing a new computerised machine worth about Rs 8 crore for printing Guru Granth Sahib. The move comes at a time when Punjab is planning to strengthen an anti-blasphemy law to cover any ‘sacrilege’ of the holy book.

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Guru Granth Sahib desecration cases: Year on, Punjab withdraws bill

The Bill was passed after the SAD-BJP government faced severe criticism following a series of incidents of desecration of the Guru Granth Sahib, including one at Bargari in October 2015.

Desecration cases in Punjab: Why was DGP Saini shifted out, asks probe panel

Facing massive outrage over the sacrilege and killing of two protesters in police firing, the SAD-BJP government had removed Sumedh Singh Saini and appointed Suresh Arora as Punjab Director General of Police on October 25, 2015.

No one from public shows up to testify before desecration Ranjit Singh commission

Set up on April 14 by the Amarinder Singh government, the Ranjit Singh Commission was given six months to probe the desecration cases of all religions. It was on May 20 that the Commission in its first advertisement in newspapers asked people to record their statements about desecration of any religious scripture belonging to any religion.

Behbal Kalan firing incident: Rs 1-crore compensation for victim’s kin, says Katju’s report

During protests against allegations of desecration of the Sikh holy book Guru Granth Sahib, the police fired against protesters in which two people died.

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