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Punjab hooch tragedy: Suspects will be probed irrespective of political affiliation or rank, says inquiry officer

India, Aug. 6 -- Jalandhar divisional commissioner Raj Kamal Chaudhary on Thursday initiated an inquiry into the hooch tragedy that has claimed 113 lives in Tarn Taran, Amritsar and Gurdaspur district... Read More


Sikh gurus descendants of Lord Ram, says Takht Patna Sahib ex-jathedar

AMRITSAR, Aug. 6 -- Takht Patna Sahib former jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh on Wednesday said the Sikh gurus were descendants of Lord Ram. Addressing the mediapersons on the sidelines of the 'bhoomi pooj... Read More


Akal Takht jathedar shrugs off invitation to Ayodhya event

AMRITSAR, Aug. 5 -- Akal Takht acting jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh on Tuesday shrugged off the invite to the bhoomi pujan of the Ram temple in Ayodhya. The invitation, sent by the Shri Ram Janmabhoom... Read More


Akal Takht declares SGPC member, aide of Langah 'tankhaiya'

AMRITSAR, Aug. 5 -- Akal Takht on Tuesday pronounced Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) member Gurinderpal Singh Gora and another member's husband Rattan Singh Jaffarwal 'tankhaiya' (guilt... Read More


SGPC suspends 3 gurdwara employees after 'pardon' to Langah by panj pyaras

Amritsar, Aug. 4 -- The Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee (SGPC) on Monday suspended three employees of the historic Gurdwara Baba Banda Singh Bahadar at Garhi Gurdas Nangal village in Gurdaspur... Read More


Excommunicated by Akal Takht, Langah pardoned by panj pyaras at Gurdaspur gurdwara

India, Aug. 3 -- Excommunicated by Akal Takht, the highest Sikh temporal seat, after a video allegedly showing him in an objectionable position with a woman was widely shared on social media in 2017, ... Read More


Villagers blame it on bootlegger-cop nexus

MUCHHAL (AMRITSAR), Aug. 2 -- Residents of Muchhal village near Jandiala Guru town of Amritsar district that witnessed 10 deaths due to consumption of hooch on Saturday claimed the illicit liquor trad... Read More


Villagers claim illicit liquor trader-police nexus

MUCHHAL (AMRITSAR),, Aug. 1 -- Residents of Muchhal village near Jandiala Guru town of Amritsar district that witnessed 10 deaths due to consumption of hooch on Saturday claimed the illicit liquor tra... Read More


Missing saroops: Ex-HC judge opts out of probe

AMRITSAR, July 31 -- The probe into the case of missing 267 holy saroops (copies) of Guru Granth Sahib has got hampered once again as former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Navita Singh on Thursda... Read More


Missing 267 saroops: Former HC judge opts out of probe

AMRITSAR,, July 31 -- The probe into the case of missing 267 holy saroops (copies) of Guru Granth Sahib has got hampered once again as former Punjab and Haryana High Court judge Navita Singh on Thursd... Read More