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Punjab: 30 Sikh outfits demand SGPC chief’s resignation

The dharna was being held on the handing over cases against Dera head Gurmeet Ram Rahim to CBI.

History book row: SAD starts 48-hour dharna in Amritsar

Both SAD president Sukhbir Singh Badal and SGPC president Gobind Singh Longowal will sit for 24 hours each at the dharna site.


Garbage to Gold: Delhi Gurudwaras switch to biogas to prepare langar food

Delhi Gurudwaras that feed around 30,000 people daily decide to switch to biogas - a move that will help them manage kitchen waste, will be environment-friendly and will bring down the cost of preparing langar food.

SGPC seeks UN help for visa-free corridor to Kartarpur Sahib in Pakistan

The request was included in a memorandum that also made mention of Indian Army’s operation at Golden Temple in 1984, anti-Sikh riots that year, and the alleged racism faced by Sikhs in Western countries.

Why the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee thinks GST is an unfair burden

The most expensive commodity that the Golden Temple kitchen purchases is desi ghee — around Rs 4 lakh worth of desi ghee is used in the kitchen every day. At the rate of 12%, the GST on ghee alone will work out to Rs 1.75 crore, the SGPC has calculated.

Punjab ‘ghar wapsi’: Hindu groups woo Sehajdhari Sikhs

Sehajdhari Sikhs abide by the Sikh tenets but they are not baptised and do not wear the 5 Kakars i.e. Kesh, Kara, Kirpan, Kachha and Kangha.


SGPC wants centre to ban film on Sikh religion

SGPC president Avtar Singh Makkar to ban the screening of "Nanak Shah Fakir" as it violated Sikh tenets.

SGPC’s control over gurdwaras illegal, Haryana tells SC

Haryana told the bench that SGPC’s authority was valid only till the state came up with its own law.

Now there’s demand for separate gurdwara committee for Union Territory

Riar alleged that in Chandigarh, SGPC had done nothing all these years for the benefit of the community.

Amendments likely in Takht Hazur Sahib Act of 1956

Among the issues before it is a demand for increasing the representation of local Sikhs in the board.