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No OBC reservation in minority institutions: Court


June 25th, 2012 - 3:47 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Monday exempted four minority colleges of Delhi University from reserving 27 percent seats for students from Other Backward Classes (OBCs) for ... Read more...

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High court gives nod for Delhi gurdwara polls


March 1st, 2012 - 2:14 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, March 1 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Thursday gave the go-ahead to the Delhi government to conduct the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections, directing it to ... Read more...

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Delhi High Court reserves order on gurdwara


February 22nd, 2012 - 6:49 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 22 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Wednesday reserved its order on a plea filed by the Delhi government against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing ... Read more...

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Delhi appeals single judge order on gurdwara election


February 17th, 2012 - 11:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 17 (IANS) The Delhi government Friday moved the Delhi High Court against a single judge's order restraining it from issuing a notification for next month's Delhi Sikh ... Read more...

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Update Delhi gurdwara poll voters’ list, says court


February 8th, 2012 - 12:28 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Feb 7 (IANS) Ahead of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) elections next month, the Delhi High Court Tuesday told the Delhi government to update within a ... Read more...

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Devotees visit Amritsar’s Golden Temple on Baisakhi


April 14th, 2011 - 6:01 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Apr 14 (ANI): Thousands of devotees from across India visited the Golden Temple, the holy shrine of the Sikhs at Amritsar on Thursday on the occasion of Baisakhi ... Read more...

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Sikh bodies divided over change in Guru Tegh Bahadur martyrdom date


November 24th, 2010 - 12:46 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, Nov.24 (ANI): 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 ... Read more...

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Akal Takht announces new martyrdom day for Guru Teg Bahadur


November 23rd, 2010 - 10:10 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, Nov 23 (ANI): Akal Takht has put off the original date of martyrdom of Guru Teg Bahadur, the ninth spiritual master of the Sikhs.According to the Nanakshahi calendar ... Read more...

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White House yet to finalise Obama’s schedule for India


October 21st, 2010 - 8:14 pm ICT by ANI
New Delhi Oct. 21 (ANI): The White House has said that it still in the process of finalizing President Barack Obama's schedule for his visit to Asia, including India.White House spokesman ... Read more...

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Perturbed Sikh diaspora request Obama not to call off Amritsar visit


October 20th, 2010 - 9:14 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar Oct.20 (ANI): Perturbed over media reports regarding cancellation of US President Barack Obama's visit to Sri Harmandir Sahib (the Golden Temple), the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), the premier body ... Read more...

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Sikh Diaspora condemns Florida pastor threat to burn holy Quran


September 11th, 2010 - 7:16 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Sep. 11 (ANI): Even as the Florida pastor has reportedly called off his plans of a bonfire of Qurans, the threat for such an act has ... Read more...

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Sarnas appear before Akal Takht, panel set up on Phoolka charges


August 8th, 2010 - 1:44 am ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 8 (IANS) The Sikh high priests Saturday formed a five-member committee to look into a controversy involving 1984 anti-Sikh riots victims' lawyer H.S. Phoolka and the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Akal Takht stands behind Phoolka


July 22nd, 2010 - 5:25 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, July 22 (IANS) The Akal Takht, the highest seat of Sikhism, has asked Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) president Paramjit Singh Sarna and his brother to explain their stand ... Read more...

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Akal Takht summons Sarna over his remarks against Phoolka


July 21st, 2010 - 10:44 pm ICT by ANI
Amritsar, July 21 (ANI): Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikhs, on Tuesday summoned Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Chief Parmjeet Singh Sarna to clarify his stands on the ... Read more...

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Anti-Sikh riots: Phoolka offers to quit legal battle (Second Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 9:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) Advocate H.S. Phoolka Wednesday offered to quit the 26-year-long battle for justice to victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots after he was "hurt" by allegations of ... Read more...

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Anti-Sikh riots: Phoolka offers to quit legal battle (Lead)


July 21st, 2010 - 6:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) "Hurt" by the allegation of receiving crores of rupees for personal benefit, advocate H.S. Phoolka Wednesday offered to quit the 26-year-long battle for justice to victims ... Read more...

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Lone Sikh ranger withdraws from 1984 riots cases


July 21st, 2010 - 4:00 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 21 (IANS) After nearly 26 years of relentless battle for justice to victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh riots, advocate H.S. Phoolka Tuesday withdrew from all cases following ... Read more...

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Sham Singh to head Pakistan’s Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee


January 1st, 2010 - 8:12 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinNew Delhi, Jan 01 (ANI): Sardar Sham Singh has been appointed as the new head of the Pakistan Sikh Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (PSGPC) after his candidature was unanimously accepted ... Read more...

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Former Akal Takht Jathedar declared guilty of religious misconduct


December 5th, 2009 - 11:24 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar (ANI), Dec.5: Akal Takht, the highest Sikh governing body, on Saturday in an unprecedented step of declaring former Jathedar of Akal Takht Prof. Darshan Singh Ragi a ... Read more...

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Sikh groups lend support for Nov 3 shutdown


October 29th, 2009 - 1:27 am ICT by IANS
Chandigarh, Oct 28 (IANS) Various Sikh organisations, including Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC), Wednesday announced they would support the call for a Punjab shutdown Nov 3 to mark 25 years of ... Read more...

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1984 riots: Court rejects Sikh body’s plea


June 3rd, 2009 - 8:03 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 3 (IANS) A city court Wednesday dismissed the plea of the Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) to make a representation on behalf of victims of the 1984 anti-Sikh ... Read more...

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Sikh diaspora condemns violence and appeals for peace


May 27th, 2009 - 3:04 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh RobinAmritsar, May 27 (ANI): Sikh leaders and diaspora across world have condemned the violence in Vienna and in Punjab.Talking from San Francisco, Dr. Pritpal Singh, the convener of the ... Read more...

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Dikshit meets Sikh leaders, seeks support for Congress


April 7th, 2009 - 11:55 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, April 7 (IANS) Delhi Chief Minister Sheila Dikshit Tuesday met a delegation of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) led by its president Sardar Paramjit Singh Sarna and ... Read more...

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Over 2,500 leave for Pakistan for ‘Gurpurab’


November 11th, 2008 - 8:13 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Nov 11 (IANS) More than 2,500 devotees Tuesday left here for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan to take part in the 'Gurpurab' (birth anniversary) celebrations of Guru Nanak Dev, the founder of ... Read more...

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Sikh Jatha visiting Pakistan on 474th birth anniversary celebrations of Guru Ram Das


October 6th, 2008 - 8:54 pm ICT by ANI
By Ravinder Singh Robin Amritsar, October 6 (ANI): Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandhak Committee (SGPC), the premiere governing body of Sikhs, has today sent a delegation of nearly 100 Sikh pilgrims to Pakistan to ... Read more...

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I can’t please every single Sikh, says Vipul Shah


August 14th, 2008 - 9:25 am ICT by IANS
By Subhash K. Jha Mumbai, Aug 14 (IANS) The agitations by some Sikh groups against the depiction of Sikhs in the romantic comedy "Singh Is Kinng" has left producer Vipul Shah agitated. Directed ... Read more...

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‘Singh is Kinng’ show disrupted in Amritsar


August 8th, 2008 - 1:49 pm ICT by IANS
Amritsar, Aug 8 (IANS) The first show of much-hyped Hindi film "Singh is Kinng" was disrupted Friday at a cinema hall here after protests by Sikh activists. The Sikh activists vandalised the ... Read more...

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‘Singh is Kinng’ is dedicated to my grandparents: Akshay


August 7th, 2008 - 11:11 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) Bollywood actor Akshay Kumar says his romantic comedy "Singh is Kinng" that releases Friday is for his grandparents. "It is an entertaining film and I have made ... Read more...

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‘Singh is Kinng’ gets clean chit from Delhi Gurdwara panel


August 7th, 2008 - 9:26 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 7 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Thursday gave a clean chit to the much hyped Akshay Kumar starrer romantic comedy "Singh is Kinng", which is releasing ... Read more...

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Delhi gurudwara panel to examine Sikhs’ portrayal in ‘Singh is Kinng’


August 4th, 2008 - 3:16 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, Aug 4 (IANS) The Delhi Sikh Gurudwara Management Committee (DSGMC) Monday formed a three-member committee to screen Akshay Kumar starrer "Singh is Kinng" to see if there Sikhs have been ... Read more...

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Court asks minority colleges to admit OBC students


July 25th, 2008 - 10:31 pm ICT by IANS
New Delhi, July 25 (IANS) The Delhi High Court Friday directed a group of colleges of Delhi University (DU), which claim to be run by minority institutions, to reserve seats for Other ... Read more...

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Colleges approach court against OBC reservations


June 27th, 2008 - 12:22 am ICT by IANS
New Delhi, June 26 (IANS) A group of Delhi University colleges Thursday urged the Delhi High Court to exempt them from reserving seats for students from other backward classes (OBCs) since they ... Read more...

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