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Sep 11, 2019
'Profound shame': Archbishop Of Canterbury Justin Welby lays prostrate at Jallianwala Bagh Memorial, apologises for massacreArchbishop of Canterbury Reverend Justin Welby on Tuesday visited Jallianwala Bagh, the site of British colonial era massacre, and said it was a "deeply humbling" experience and provoked "feelings of profound shame".
Jun 07, 2019
On Operation Blue Star's 35th anniversary, examining its historical precedents for SikhsAs we approach the 35th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, the Indira Gandhi-ordered attack on the Sri Harmandir Sahib and the Akal Takhat (where Jarnail Singh Bhindranwale was headquartered), it is impossible not to place it on the context of Sikh history.
Jun 06, 2019
Operation Blue Star 35th anniversary: Radical Sikh outfit calls for partial bandh in Amritsar; over 3,000 security personnel deployedMarkets in Amritsar around the Golden Temple remained closed on Thursday, the 35th anniversary of Operation Bluestar, when a military operation was carried out in 1984 to flush out heavily-armed terrorists holed up in the temple complex
Jun 05, 2019
Over 3,000 security personnel to maintain vigil in Amritsar on Operation Blue Star anniversaryAmritsar has turned into a virtual fortress ahead of the 35th anniversary of Operation Blue Star on 6 June, with more than 3,000 security personnel deployed and police maintaining a hawk-eyed vigil in sensitive areas
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.