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Sunday, December 15, 2019

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Punjab: Sukhbir Badal elected SAD chief third time in a row
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

The Ferozpur MP was re-elected at a gathering of office-bearers at the Teja Singh Samundri Hall in Amritsar.

Secularism, federalism cornerstones of SAD; Muslims should be under citizenship law: Sukhbir Badal
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

The Ferozepur MP said that under which the rights of minorities should be safeguarded. He said it was with this in mind that he had earlier stated that Muslims should be brought under the purview of the Citizen Amendment Bill.

Sukhbir Badal elected SAD chief third time in a row
Sun, Dec 15, 2019

Former minister Tota Singh proposed Sukhbir's name for the party president post and former MP Prem Singh Chadumajra and Jagmeet Singh Brar supported the proposal. No other name was proposed and Sukhbir Singh Badal was elected unanimously.

Punjab expo: Their visas rejected for last 2 years, Pak traders say they won’t participate
Thu, Dec 12, 2019

This time, exhibitors from Afghanistan, Turkey, Thailand and Egypt are also participating in PITEX. States like Jharkhand, J&K, Madhya Pradesh and the North-Eastern states will also be part of the event.

Onions from Afghanistan bring business and cheer to traders at Attari border
Tue, Dec 10, 2019

On Monday, 110 onion trucks were parked at the ICP in Attari, ready to leave for different parts of the country.

Rs 400/kg in Pakistan, but sky-high prices not a problem as devotees feast on tomato dish at Kartarpur Sahib
Fri, Dec 06, 2019

Thanks to devotees carrying supplies as an offering at Gurudwara Kartarpur Sahib, a problem of plenty ensured that a delicious tomato dish was served in langar to around 581 pilgrims who visited the historic gurdwara on Monday.

SGPC House condemns references to Sikh Guru in Ayodhya verdict
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Opposition member Sukhdev Singh Bhaur asked why the Supreme Court didn’t ask the SGPC about any such visit by Guru Nanak before making references in its verdict.

After oppn walkout, Longowal elected unanimously as SGPC president again
Thu, Nov 28, 2019

Longowal’s name was proposed by former SGPC president Jagir Kaur and accepted in the absence of opposition members who had either boycotted the proceedings or staged a walkout.

Kartarpur corridor entry: ‘Government should make instructions more clear’
Mon, Nov 11, 2019

A couple from Raipur of Madhya Pradesh that managed to cross the corridor without any trouble beamed as they held up their purchases — a pair of juttis and a salwar suit.

Amid confusion over passport requirement, group bookings, several Kartarpur pilgrims turned away
Mon, Nov 11, 2019

“I had brought my Aadhaar card. (Pakistan PM) Imran Khan had said that passport will not be required for the Corridor. But now they are seeking a passport,” said Hukam Singh, who had come from Pathankot with family.

PM Modi inaugurates Kartarpur corridor, flags off first jatha: Feeling what Sikhs feel after kar seva
Sun, Nov 10, 2019

The corridor links Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab’s Gurdaspur district.

PM Modi realised long-cherished dream of millions with Kartarpur Corridor, says Amit Shah
Thu, Nov 07, 2019

Tweeting a video about Kartarpur Corridor, Shah wrote: “Kartarpur Sahib Corridor is a historic achievement that generations of devotees will remember. It will find special mention in the annals of history."

First Sikh jatha crosses to Pak, 10k likely to attend Corridor opening
Wed, Nov 06, 2019

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.

Kartarpur corridor: Jatha of 2500 will not visit over 15 other historical gurdwaras
Tue, Nov 05, 2019

Navjot Singh Sidhu has sent a copy of the formal invitation from Pakistan to attend Kartarpur corridor opening event to the Ministry of External Affair which has to decide on Sidhu’s request to go to Pakistan.

Kartarpur corridor inauguration: Navjot Singh Sidhu seeks clearance to go to Pak
Sun, Nov 03, 2019

In a separate statement, Amarinder said that along with all other MLAs, Sidhu had also been invited to join an all-party ‘jatha’ going from Punjab to Kartarpur Sahib via the corridor on November 9.

Amid chill, India & Pakistan sign pact on Kartarpur Corridor
Fri, Oct 25, 2019

The signing comes after hectic negotiations over the last year, with Delhi and Islamabad agreeing on most major issues except a $20 fee to be levied by Pakistan per pilgrim on which India has sought a relook.

RSS and Sikhs: defining a religion, and how their relationship has evolved
Fri, Oct 18, 2019

A look at the RSS view of Sikhism, and its relationship with the community over the years.

Halt the war of words, Akal Takht jathedar tells SAD, Cong
Tue, Oct 15, 2019

Giani Harpreet Singh calls for restraint, says Akal Takht would make efforts for a common stage till the last moment

Golden Temple’s Darshan Deori, damaged during Op Blue Star, to be preserved in glass frame: SGPC
Mon, Oct 14, 2019

SGPC had decided to preserve the bullet marks in and around Golden Temple in March 2016 through a resolution passed by its House. Such marks in Teja Singh Samundri Hall of SGPC headquarters have been already preserved with small glass holdings.

Behbal Kalan firing anniversary: Govt failed to provide justice, says victim’s son, urges Sikh groups to gather at Bargari
Fri, Oct 11, 2019

For the past few days, Krishna’s son Sukhraj Singh has been visiting Sikh bodies urging them to gather at Bargari in Kotkapura to observe the fourth death anniversary of the firing victims.