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Dec 21, 2018
Rajnath Singh says Pakistan trying to revive Punjab militancy; India must revisit history to prevent second wave of terrorPunjab Chief Minister Captain Amarinder Singh flayed Pakistan Army Chief General Qamar Javed Bajwa for terror activities in Punjab and killings of Indian soldiers at the border
Aug 24, 2018
BJP's RP Singh alleges Rahul Gandhi invoked Guru Nanak Dev only for votes, says he should apologise for 1984 riotsRahul Gandhi said the Congress's thought of "unity in diversity" came from the times of Guru Nanak Dev. In a sharp reaction to his remarks, Singh said Gandhi's thoughts are actually in line with the Congress culture of divide and rule.
May 23, 2018
After Nanak Shah Fakir row, Akal Takht sets up censor board to review movies related to SikhismAfter a few Bollywood films ran into trouble with a section of the Sikhs over the depiction of the community, the Akal Takht set up of a 'Sikh Censor Board'.
Apr 10, 2018
Supreme Court clears release of controversial Punjabi film Nanak Shah Fakir after resistance from Akal TakhtAkat Takht, the highest temporal seat of Sikh religion, said it won't allow the release of controversial film Nanak Shah Fakir on 13 April.
Oct 15, 2017
Denied entry to Golden Temple, says Gurdwara Chhota Ghallughara Trust chief Johar SinghGurdwara Chhota Ghallughara trust chief, Johar Singh claimed that he was denied entry to the Golden Temple by SGPC task force.
Nov 24, 2015
Is Sikh radicalism riding on politics to make a comeback in Punjab?The fear of revival of terrorism has started haunting Punjab again. A spate of recent incidents suggests that the sub-surface disquiet over matters religion is getting intense in the state.
Nov 13, 2015
Over 20,000 sign plea seeking US intervention for release of former Punjab CM's assassinOver 20,000 people have signed a petition on the White House website seeking help of US President Barack Obama for the release of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh's assassin Jagtar Singh Hawara
Nov 12, 2015
Akal Takht protests: Radical Sikh agitators raise black flags, swords at Golden TempleBlack flags were shown and swords were brandished inside the Golden Temple complex on Wednesday by radical Sikh elements who were opposing the Akal Takht jathedar.
Oct 26, 2015
Gripped by Sikh Panthic crisis, Punjab struggles to maintain peace and harmonyThe Panthic (religious) crisis in Punjab continues with the Panj Pyaras (five favourites of the Guru) and the Akal Takht Jathedars failing to resolve the conflict over pardon to Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh, head of the Sirsa-based Dera Sacha Sauda. Though the Akal Takht revoked the pardon under pressure from various quarters on 16 October, the issue refuses to die down. The desecration of the copies of the Holy Granth Sahib has only added fuel to fire.
Oct 22, 2015
Bitta slams Dera Sacha Sauda, says their activities have not helped cause of peace in PunjabWith Punjab limping back to normalcy after remaining tense for past few days over desecration of the holy book, All India Anti- Terrorist Front Chairman M S Bitta today said political parties should stop giving statements which may disturb peace in the state.