Articles tagged under: Sikhs

Revamp works of Lakhpat and Bet Dwarka Gurudwaras launched

January 04, 2019
Revamp works of Lakhpat and Bet Dwarka Gurudwaras launched

Bhuj: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today performed ground breaking for Rs. 10 crore revamp work of Sikh Gurudwara at Bet Dwarka and Rs. 17 crore development work of Sikh Gurudwara at Lakhpat.     DeshGujaratRead More

Gujarat govt announces Rs 5 crore each for integrated development of Lakhpat and Bet Dwarka Gurudwaras

June 11, 2017
Gujarat govt announces Rs 5 crore each for integrated development of Lakhpat and Bet Dwarka Gurudwaras

Ahmedabad: Gujarat Chief Minister Vijay Rupani today announced Rs 5 crore each for integrated development of Gurudwara (Sikh temples) at Bet Dwarka and Lakhpat in the State. Rupani made this announcement at Prakash Parva function organized by the State government to mark the 350th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Shri Gobind Singh. Gujarat Government had organized a grand function at Sabarmati Riverfront to celebrate the birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh. City Mayor, MoS Hone Pradipsinh Ja...Read More

Grand celebration of Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary at Sabarmati Riverfront

June 11, 2017
Grand celebration of Guru Gobind Singh’s 350th birth anniversary at Sabarmati Riverfront

Ahmedabad: Gujarat government is celebrating the 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in a grand way today. The government has organized a function today evening at Sabarmati Riverfront West behind the NID campus. Some of the attractions are Gatka - Sikh Marshal Art display, cultural event, Langar (food served by Sikhs), Kirtan Darbar, Saheb-E-Kamal historical play by globally famous Patiala Rangmanch. State Chief Minister, City Mayor and around 50,000 Sikhs from all over India will atte...Read More

Tactic to get Sikh votes backfires: Police Case filed against Ashish Khetan of AAP

July 06, 2016
Tactic to get Sikh votes backfires: Police Case filed against Ashish Khetan of AAP

Amritsar:A day after AAP tendered an apology for equating the party's 'Youth Manifesto' for Punjab polls with religious books, police have registered a case against AAP leader Ashish Khetan for allegedly hurting the religious sentiments. A case under IPC section 295 A (deliberate and malicious acts, intended to outrage religious feelings of any class by insulting its religion or religious beliefs) was registered against Khetan at Civil Lines police station in Amritsar last night. The case ...Read More

Govt of India to celebrate 350th anniversary of Guru Govind Singh: PM Narendra Modi

July 03, 2016
Govt of India to celebrate 350th anniversary of Guru Govind Singh: PM Narendra Modi

New Delhi: The government will celebrate 350th birth anniversary of Sikh Guru Gobind Singh across the country and has earmarked Rs 100 crore for the events. Addressing a function to commemorate 300th anniversary of martyrdom of Sikh general Baba Banda Singh, Prime Minister Narendra Modi said a high-level national committee will be formed that would chalk out an elaborate plan for the celebrations. "Government of India will be celebrating 350th birth anniversary of Guru Gobind Singh in ever...Read More

British MP attacks Khalistan banner at Vaisakhi festival

April 27, 2016

From Aditi Khanna London A banner depicting a rifle and a slogan supporting a separate Sikh nation that appeared at a Vaisakhi festival in the UK city of Birmingham has led to demands for action against those who raised the flag. A British Asian MP has called for action against those behind the banner showing a rifle and a slogan for a separate Sikh state with the words 'Khalistan Zindabad' at the Vaisakhi celebrations. Pakistani-origin MP Khalid Mahmood said organisers of the event a...Read More

Sikh politician shot dead in Pakistan

April 22, 2016

Peshawar A prominent Pakistani Sikh politician was shot dead today by unidentified motorcycle- borne gunmen near his home in the country's restive northwest. Sardar Sooran Singh, the Special Assistant to Chief Minister Khyber Pakhtunkhwa (KP) on Minority Affairs, was assassinated in Pir Baba area of Buner district in the province when he was going back to his home after a routine walk, police said. He was immediately taken to a nearby hospital where he was declared dead. Police said th...Read More

I have more Sikhs in Cabinet than Modi: Canadian PM

March 13, 2016

Washington Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau, known for his witty repartees, told an American audience here that he has more Sikhs in his Cabinet than his Indian counterpart Narendra Modi. The quip came when Trudeau was taking 10 questions from students at the American University in northwest Washington during his state visit to the US. During the half-an-hour session at the university on Friday, a student named Jahan from the Punjab province of Pakistan told Trudeau that it was r...Read More

India sends Sikh ”Langar” teams to Nepal to feed earthquake victims

April 29, 2015
India sends Sikh ”Langar” teams to Nepal to feed earthquake victims

New Delhi Two teams of Indian volunteers have been sent to open 'Langars' to feed about 20,000 people every day in quake-ravaged Nepal. "One Langar team of 25 men with 24 metric tonnes of supplies from Haryana is being sent to Kathmandu today. "Another Langar team of 18 men with 30 metric tonnes of supplies from Punjab will be sent tomorrow. Each of these teams is capable of providing cooked meals for 10,000 people every day for a period of one month," an official release issued after...Read More

Sardar Modi

February 23, 2014

Ahmedabad, 23 February 2014 It was not the first rally Narendra Modi was addressing in Punjab, and therefore the point of discussion was not 'Modi in Punjab'. The point of discussion today was Modi's dressing in Punjab. Modi was wearing saffron color Sikh turban today while delivering a speech at Jograon(Ludhiana) in Punjab. He was looking exactly like a Sikh banda or Sardar! Immediate reactions on social media sites were amusing. People started calling him 'Sardar Na...Read More