Monday, Oct 03, 2022

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee (SGPC)


SGPC’s 1946 resolution on ‘Sikh state’: What Simranjit Singh Mann missed

May 15, 2022 7:12 pm

The SAD (Amritsar) chief and Khalistan proponent recently equated the resolution with his party’s demand for a separate Sikh homeland. But he did not mention the differing contexts.

SGPC giving religious colour to farmers' protest, says BJP

March 11, 2021 12:57 am

Grewal's reaction came after Bibi Jagir Kaur recently announced that the SGPC will set up temporary tin sheds and provide fans for the benefit of farmers protesting at Delhi borders.

SGPC suspends two officials for violating Akal Takht edict on ex-SAD minister

December 22, 2020 12:01 am

Akal Takhat Sahib had excommunicated Sucha Singh Langah for his alleged immoral conduct in the public life back in 2017.

SGPC-run university allows last-minute name change to add ‘Singh/Kaur’ for Sikh quota seats

November 19, 2020 8:59 am

Every Sikh student must also give in written that "I have the word 'Singh' or 'Kaur' affixed to my name”.

Missing Birs: Akal Takht asks SGPC president to sweep a clean Heritage Street as punishment

September 19, 2020 11:20 am

All the members would also sweep clean the Heritage Street from Saragarhi Sarai to Ghanta Ghar Chowk for the days when Akhand Path will be in continuation.

Amritsar: Today, SGPC to install Ghadar leaders’ photos at Golden Temple

January 11, 2020 4:14 am

“January 11 is the martyrdom day of Mewa Singh Lopoke, who was hanged in Canada for his fight for immigrants’ rights. He was also connected to Ghadar Party revolution. Pictures of revolutionaries will be installed at Golden Temple on the same day,” said Gurvinder Singh of Ghadar Memorial Society.

Chandigarh: In SGPC house, senior vice president is senior to president

November 14, 2018 4:58 am

A close family friend of Badals, nominated SGPC member Raghujit Singh Virk is the senior most in the SGPC with 11 years of experience.

Punjab: No provision for CCTV cameras in SGPC budget

April 01, 2016 6:07 pm

Akal Takht Jathedar Gaini Gurbachan Singh had also told the gurudwara committees to reach out to SGPC for financial assistance to install the surveillance equipment.

Bangladesh gurdwaras poorly maintained: Panel to SGPC

March 26, 2016 7:57 am

The report says only 4 out of the 35 historical gurdwaras in the neighbouring country have satisfactory management.