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550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak: Hope Punjab govt will support SGPC in holding main function, says Longowal

October 09, 2019 10:24 am

The SGPC president appealed to the Punjab government as well as all religious organisations to celebrate the Parkash Purab unitedly as per the ‘advisory’ of the Jathedar of Sri Akal Takth.

Kashmiri students face fund crunch: Bathinda varsity extends fee deadline, SGPC steps in to help with ration

September 10, 2019 11:08 am

With these students fast running out of money to meet their daily expenses, including paying for food, help has also started pouring in from institutions like the SGPC.

Explained: The mystery of missing articles of Sikh Reference Library

June 20, 2019 9:19 am

SGPC secretary Roop Singh had also claimed that while the Army had written to SGPC that it had returned all articles seized in 1984 to police and SGPC, it was still expecting return of “at least 307 hand-written Birs of Guru Granth Sahib and 11,107 books”.

Animation movie on sixth Sikh guru: No decision at SGPC meet

May 30, 2019 3:26 am

The Sikh body, sources said, was not expecting any opposition to movie from any sub-committee member. Meanwhile, the date for another meeting is yet to be fixed. The movie directed by the Vinod Lanjewar is set to release on June 5.

Demolition of Punjab gurdwara entrance gate: SGPC rejects apology letter, says probe report awaited

April 02, 2019 8:50 am

Part of the entrance gate dating back to Maharaja Ranjit Singh era was demolished Saturday night. Interestingly, the apology underlined that demolition was carried out under the resolution of SGPC.

SGPC gives suspended IG puja spot in 3 days, others have to wait for 5 years

March 19, 2019 5:40 am

The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC) granted him a date for the akhand path: March 16. The path concluded Monday. Umranangal attended the bhog of the path at the Golden Temple.

LIP president accuses US Embassy of insulting baptised aide

October 31, 2018 1:00 am

"The security staff at the US Embassy asked Khalsa (Bains' personal assistant) to remove the small kirpan. Khalsa and I objected to this as this is a symbol of faith and not a weapon,” said Simranjeet Singh Bains.

SGPC passes resolution to demolish 200-yr-old entrance of historical gurdwara

September 17, 2018 12:51 am

SGPC General Secretary Gurbachan Singh Karmuwala was instrumental in passing the resolution to demolish and reconstruct the entrance. He claimed that oral demand from Sikhs led to this resolution to demolish and reconstruct the building.

Sukhbir informed me at last moment about plans to pardon Dera head, I warned him against it: Avtar Singh Makkar

September 04, 2018 1:07 am

"I came to know about it only when Sukhbir Singh Badal called me to his residence in Chandigarh and informed about the plans on the morning of September 24, 2015. I warned him again any such move. I advised him to first consult all Sikh bodies and take them into confidence," said Avtar Singh Makkar.

Desecration report an attempt to divide Sikhs: SGPC chief

August 27, 2018 12:12 am

SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal speaks to The Indian Express on silence over the Dera Sacha Sauda link in the report and also claims that Akal Takht head priest admitted before the religious body that his statements against the Badal family on the issue were a “lie”.