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Sikhs observe Shaheedi Diwas of Guru Arjun Dev
Sikh devotees from across the world, who assembled at Gurudwara Shaheed Asthan, inside Gurudwara Dera Sahib here observed the Shaheedi Diwas of the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjun Dev.

Sikh Diaspora urge Akal Takht to implement original Nanakshahi Calendar
The Sikhs who assembled at Gurdwara Dera Sahib here on Saturday to observe the Shaheedi Diwas of the fifth Sikh guru, Guru Arjun Dev, have urged Akal Takht to implement the original Nanakshahi Calendar, released by the Sikhs's highest temporal seat in 2003.

Kar Sewa begins to create Operation Blue Star memorial
After a gap of over a quarter century, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC) has laid the foundation stone for a memorial to be built for victims of Operation Blue Star, at the Golden Temple.

Sikhs urge government to repeal Beant Singh killer Rajoana's death sentence
Sikhs participated in a protest here on Wednesday and urged the government to repeal the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, a co-accused in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh on August 31,1995.

Akal Takht chief opposes Rajoana's hanging
Akal Takht chief Gurbachan Singh on Wednesday opposed the death sentence awarded to Balwant Singh Rajoana, a co-accused in the assassination of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh on August 31, 1995.

Khurshid declines to comment on Rajoana's death sentence
Refusing to intervene on the issue of granting clemency to Balwant Singh Rajoana, the assassin of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, who is scheduled to be hanged on March 31, Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid has said the government cannot defy the law and has to work within the system.

Rajoana case: Punjab CM arrives in Delhi to meet President, PM on Wednesday
Punjab Chief Minister Prakash Singh Badal arrived here on Tuesday evening and is scheduled to meet President Pratibha Devisingh Patil and Prime Minister Manmohan Singh on Wednesday.

Chandigarh sessions court orders hanging of Beant killer Rajoana on March 31

Security stepped up in Punjab as court to give verdict on Beant killer Rajoana
Security has been stepped up across the state of Punjab, as a Chandigarh additional sessions court is due to give its verdict in a case related to Balwant Singh Rajoana, the assassin of former Punjab Chief Minister Beant Singh.

Patiala jail chief returns death warrant of Beant Singh assassin to Chandigarh sessions court
The superintendent of police in charge of the jail in Patiala, Punjab, has returned the death warrant of Balwant Singh Rajoana, one of the assassins of former Punjab chief minister Beant Singh, to an additional session court in Chandigarh, citing legal weaknesses.

SAD-BJP combine got mandate on plank of peace and development: Badal
Punjab Chief Minister Parkash Singh Badal on Wednesday said that they are starting a new innings after seeking the blessings of almighty, and added that the people of the state have given a mandate to the Shiromani Akali Dal-Bharatiya Janata Party government to continue with its policies on a plank of peace and development.

Sikh organisations support Bhullar's mercy petition
The Akal Takht and Shiromani Gurudwara Prabandhak Committee (SGPC) on Saturday backed Devinder Pal Singh Bhullar, a pro-Khalistan militant, demanding review of his death sentence.

Ardass Diwas held at Akal Takht for the first time in 26 years
Ardass Diwas was held at the Akal Takht here for the first time in 26 years on Friday to honour the more than 30 people who were killed Hond-Chillar village in Rewari District at the height of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots.

Luxury Sikh pilgrimage train departs from New Delhi
A luxury train covering the spiritual odyssey including the five Takhts (temporal seats) of Sikhs was flagged off from New Delhi.

Sikh bodies divided over change in Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom date
Representative institutions of the Sikh community are divided over a move by the Akal Takht to change the original date of the day Guru Tegh Bahadur, the ninth Sikh spiritual master, was martyred.

Akal Takht announces new martyrdom day for Guru Teg Bahadur
Akal Takht has put off the original date of martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth spiritual master of the Sikhs.

Ardass Divas held at Akal Takht in Amritsar
To mark the 26th Anniversary of 1984 Sikh massacre in Delhi and other parts of India, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak committee (SGPC) the premier Sikh body of the Sikhs on Wednesday observed "Ardass Divas" (prayer day) at the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs.

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