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Explained: The mystery of missing articles of Sikh Reference Library

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

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.

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

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

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

"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

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.

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

"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

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”.

Amritsar: Punjab CM, SGPC expresses dismay at Pakistan's denial of access to pilgrims

SGPC president Gobind Singh Langowal said Saturday that Pakistan's action was "wrong" and that the officials were to meet pilgrims to enquire about their well-being.

In new session, SGPC institutes likely to ask SC students to pay fee from own pocket

Avtar Singh, secretary, SGPC, said, “Controversy over the SC scholarship scheme has badly hurt the financial condition of our colleges. We have been awaiting payment of around Rs 20 crore from the government. It is the fee amount that we didn’t charge SC students in hope that government will pay us.”

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