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Wednesday, October 20, 2021



In spotlight for lynching, the Nihang Sikhs: their history in Punjab, and current status

October 20, 2021 9:03 am

Nihang is an order of Sikh warriors, characterised by blue robes, antiquated arms such as swords and spears, and decorated turbans surmounted by steel quoits.

Sikhs of Shillong locality protest relocation decision, Dy CM says doing 'due diligence'

October 12, 2021 9:52 am

On October 7, the Conrad Sangma-led state cabinet approved a proposal to relocate the Punjabi residents from Them lew Mawlong area, based on a recommendation made by a high-level committee (HLC) headed by Tynsong.

Canadian PM Trudeau shuffles Cabinet after Indian-origin Sikh minister steps down

January 13, 2021 4:07 pm

Navdeep Bains, who played a key role in Trudeau's leadership bid in 2013, issued a video statement on Tuesday wherein the 43-year-old minister said he was retiring from politics to spend more time with his family.

Sikhs should not keep holy Granth Sahib at home: Satikar Committee chief

August 12, 2020 1:09 pm

Villages often have “marian” (place to remember ancestors) where Guru Granth Sahib remains installed. However, Satikar Committees do not approve this.

Indian-American Congressman seeks refugee status for Afghan Sikhs, Hindus

April 30, 2020 11:36 am

Just last month, a terrorist organization linked to an ISIS-affiliate killed 25 Sikh worshippers in Kabul, including a four-year-old girl named Tanya Kaur, he said.

Swinging between hope and despair, Hindu, Sikh refugee families from Pak, Afghanistan

February 01, 2020 9:39 pm

Punjab Assembly, on January 17 adopted a resolution against the CAA urging the Centre to repeal the new law “to avoid any discrimination on the basis of religion in granting citizenship and to ensure equality before law for all religious groups in India.”

Indian-origin Sikh taxi driver assaulted in US

December 10, 2019 7:40 pm

The driver told the police that he believes his race promoted the attack. Prosecutors are trying to determine if the attacker should face hate crime charges, Bellingham Police said. Police found Sayers in his apartment's porch and arrested him, the report said.

Three lakh in one day: Rush of devotees chokes Sultanpur Lodhi

November 06, 2019 11:26 am

Sultanpur Lodhi saw a record footfall of pilgrims on Tuesday with three lakh visiting the small town on a single day.

First Sikh jatha crosses to Pak, 10k likely to attend Corridor opening

November 06, 2019 11:00 am

First Sikh jatha left for Pakistan on Tuesday on a nine-day tour to celebrate 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev. Around 2000 Sikhs were part of the first Jatha.


HS Phoolka on how he survived the Sikh riots

June 22, 2020 6:06 pm

Senior advocate H S Phoolka has just started practising in the Delhi High Court when Indira Gandhi was assassinated on October 31, 1984. Here is the story of how he and his pregnant wife survived the three-day carnage.