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To remember Guru Nanak is to necessarily remember Bhai Mardana, long extolled as the first Sikh
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To remember Guru Nanak is to necessarily remember Bhai Mardana, long extolled as the first Sikh

Mardana stood by his friend and mentor and played an important role in enabling Nanak's message to reach a wider audience

Children's picture book withdrawn amid backlash from Sikh community; publishers apologise for hurt sentiments
Life

Children's picture book withdrawn amid backlash from Sikh community; publishers apologise for hurt sentiments

The story revolved around a young boy who helps his father tie the turban, but a pug — which happens to be his pet — keeps coming in the way. In the end, it is the dog that ends up with a sash of cloth around its head.

On Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary, a look at founder of the Sikh faith's roar against tyranny, through verses
Life

On Guru Nanak's 550th birth anniversary, a look at founder of the Sikh faith's roar against tyranny, through verses

It sometimes seems that Guru Nanak has been reduced to a caricature of himself, characterised primarily by the bazaar art that typically depicts him as a greybeard in a white or saffron turban, deep in meditation. In reality, his roar against tyranny and oppression reverberated through the Punjab in the 18th-century, a time of great instability and turmoil

Guru Nanak's langar and legacy: Tracing the origin of the practice, what it says about his commitment to inclusion
Life

Guru Nanak's langar and legacy: Tracing the origin of the practice, what it says about his commitment to inclusion

The practice of langar, whereby Sikh gurdwaras around the world serve free food and the poor and hungry can eat there as often as they want, emerged because of Guru Nanak's failure as a merchant. It is an embodiment of his compassion and rejection of caste

Punjab cop 'forces' Sikh man to cut hair, beard in Tarn Taran district; CM Amarinder Singh orders probe
Sports

Punjab cop 'forces' Sikh man to cut hair, beard in Tarn Taran district; CM Amarinder Singh orders probe

Punjab chief minister Amarinder Singh on Wednesday ordered the DGP to inquire into an allegation that a policeman forced a Sikh man to cut his hair and beard at a village in Tarn Taran

In The Camel Merchant of Philadelphia, Sarbpreet Singh writes about the colourful world of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's court
Life

In The Camel Merchant of Philadelphia, Sarbpreet Singh writes about the colourful world of Maharaja Ranjit Singh's court

In his historical non-fiction book, Sarbpreet Singh explores the conquests and foibles of the Sikh ruler, Ranjit Singh, the treasons endured by his regime and how the empire he built crumbled upon his death and fell into the lap of the East India Company.

Singer-songwriter Snatam Kaur on her Grammy nomination, surprising Oprah for her birthday, and her Indian influences
Entertainment

Singer-songwriter Snatam Kaur on her Grammy nomination, surprising Oprah for her birthday, and her Indian influences

Snatam Kaur's latest album Beloved being nominated for the 61st Grammy in the Best New Age Album category.

Kartarpur corridor: Beyond Navjot Singh Sidhu's antics is plan to be the Yogi Adityanath of Sikh politics
Politics

Kartarpur corridor: Beyond Navjot Singh Sidhu's antics is plan to be the Yogi Adityanath of Sikh politics

Those under the illusion that Sidhu is letting his heart race ahead of political pragmatism must realise there is a method to his madness

Navjot Singh Sidhu must follow tenets of Sikhism before speaking on religion: SAD
Politics

Navjot Singh Sidhu must follow tenets of Sikhism before speaking on religion: SAD

Senior SAD leader Prem Singh Chandumajra on Saturday said Punjab cabinet minister Navjot Singh Sidhu has no right to speak on Sikhism.

UK considering classifying Sikhism as separate ethnicity for 2021 census after demand by British Sikh groups
World

UK considering classifying Sikhism as separate ethnicity for 2021 census after demand by British Sikh groups

The UK's Office of National Statistics (ONS) had opened a public consultation over whether to add the separate box for Sikhs under ethnicity, instead of just as a religion, and are now getting ready to present the findings to the government.

After Nanak Shah Fakir row, Akal Takht sets up censor board to review movies related to Sikhism
Entertainment

After Nanak Shah Fakir row, Akal Takht sets up censor board to review movies related to Sikhism

After 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'.

Supreme Court refuses to stay release of Nanak Shah Fakir, says will not interfere unless film denigrates Sikhism
Entertainment

Supreme Court refuses to stay release of Nanak Shah Fakir, says will not interfere unless film denigrates Sikhism

The Supreme Court on Monday refused to stay the release of the film Nanak Shah Fakir based on the life of Guru Nanak Dev saying that the Constitution protects the filmmakers.

Supreme Court should consider Indian senior citizens' right to die with dignity, go beyond medical reasons
India

Supreme Court should consider Indian senior citizens' right to die with dignity, go beyond medical reasons

Given the collapse of the large Indian family and the known fact that most senior citizens are treated badly, the Supreme Court should consider extending the right to die with dignity to the elderly

Jaspal Atwal controversy: Ruling Liberal Party blocks Conservative motion in Canadian Parliament seeking NSA Daniel Jean's testimony
World

Jaspal Atwal controversy: Ruling Liberal Party blocks Conservative motion in Canadian Parliament seeking NSA Daniel Jean's testimony

Justin Trudeau and his Liberal Party thwarted a bid from the Canadian opposition Conservative Party on Thursday to get National Security Advisor Daniel Jean to testify in the Parliament for his assertion that rogue factions in the Indian government sabotaged Trudeau's India trip by securing visa for Jaspal Atwal

Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalism
India

Indian Muslims must heed Jordan's King Abdullah's message: Ending takfirism key to getting rid of radicalism

Jordan’s importance for Indian Muslims lies in an inclusivist non-takfiri (not accusing other Muslims of apostasy) interpretation of Islam which King Abdullah II bin Al-Hussein championed through the Amman Message

Who is Jaspal Atwal? Khalistani militant convicted of trying to kill Punjab minister roils India-Canada relations
India

Who is Jaspal Atwal? Khalistani militant convicted of trying to kill Punjab minister roils India-Canada relations

Jaspal Atwal convicted of trying to assassinate an Punjab cabinet minister in 1986 was reportedly invited to attend events with the Canadian Prime Minister Justin Trudeau during his visit to India

Khalistani militant Jaspal Atwal's invite to Justin Trudeau event rescinded after furore; India says matter being probed
India

Khalistani militant Jaspal Atwal's invite to Justin Trudeau event rescinded after furore; India says matter being probed

Canadian media reports say that Jaspal Atwal, a convicted Khalistani terrorist, who was once active in the International Sikh Youth Federation, was photographed with Trudeau's wife Sophie and Canadian minister Amarjeet Sohi at an event in Mumbai on 20 June.

With Ram Rahim convicted of rape, followers abandon crumbling Dera empire and return to Sikhism
India

With Ram Rahim convicted of rape, followers abandon crumbling Dera empire and return to Sikhism

With the self-proclaimed godman Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh Insan sentenced to jail for 20 years for raping two devotees, his vast Dera Sacha Sauda empire has begun to crumble.

Delhi court directs Google India to remove videos containing derogatory remarks against Sikh religion
India

Delhi court directs Google India to remove videos containing derogatory remarks against Sikh religion

A Delhi court directed Google India Pvt Ltd to remove within a week certain videos and articles containing hate speeches and derogatory remarks against Sikh religion

Punjab and Haryana HC allows bursting of firecrackers for three hours on Guru Nanak Jayanti
India

Punjab and Haryana HC allows bursting of firecrackers for three hours on Guru Nanak Jayanti

Punjab and Haryana High Court on Wednesday allowed bursting of firecrackers for three hours from 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm on the birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev