Rahul Gandhi at Golden Temple

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Rahul Gandhi Offers Prayer At Golden Temple Amritsar

Congress leader Rahul Gandhi on Monday today offered prayers at the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The Congress MP will also participate in volunteer service at the Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib. Earlier today, Punjab Congress president Raja Waring said that Rahul Gandhi is on his personal, spiritual visit. "Rahul Gandhi ji is coming to Amritsar Sahib to pay obeisance at Sachkhand Shri Harmandir Sahib." read a X (formerly known as Twitter.)

Mon, 02 Oct 2023 - 05:28 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Golden Temple, Amritsar, Rahul Gandhi, politics news, Congress MP

Golden Temple

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Punjab Govt Passes Bill For Free Gurbani Telecast From Golden Temple

The Punjab Assembly on Tuesday passed a bill introduced by the AAP government for the free broadcast of sacred Gurbani from the Golden Temple in Amritsar. The bill was passed despite opposition from the religious sikh community in Amritsar. However, Punjab CM Bhagwant Mann said, Gurbani is everyone's right and it should be free of cost. The new proposal amend the Sikh Gurdwaras Act, 1925 and insert Section 125 A.

Tue, 20 Jun 2023 - 06:29 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: bill, Punjab Assembly, Bhagwant Mann, Golden Temple, Free Telecast

Courtesy: Zee News India

Bhagwant Mann

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Punjab CM Seeks Free Telecast Rights Of Gurbani, Committee Opposes

The AAP-led Punjab government's move to amend the Sikh Gurdwara Act, 1925 to ensure ''free telecast rights of Gurbani'' from the Golden Temple has triggered a massive row. On June 18, the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee, the apex religious body for Sikhs, has reacted sharply to the move, asking the government ''not to interfere in religious matters.'' Notably, the Punjab CM will table the resolution in the cabinet meeting.

Mon, 19 Jun 2023 - 10:46 AM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: AAP Leader, Sikh Committee, Bhagwant Mann, Golden Temple

Courtesy: Zee News India

Punjab Blast

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Punjab Witnesses Low Intensity Blast Near Golden Temple

One person was injured in a low-intensity explosion that took place on a heritage street near the Golden Temple in Amritsar, Punjab. No detonator has been found and it appears that the explosive was kept in a container, DGP Gaurav Yadav said, adding that it is too early to claim any terror angle yet. Police and forensic teams reached the spot and security was stepped up in the area.

Mon, 08 May 2023 - 07:23 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Amritsar, Golden Temple, blast, One Injured, Indian News

Pak Pilgrims At Attari Border

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Pakistani Pilgrims Arrive At Attari Border, Permitted To Visit Various Sikh Shrines In India

About 48 Pakistani pilgrims arrived at the Attari Border in Punjab’s Amritsar, and are scheduled to visit various Sikh shrines in India. The pilgrimage will be extended to 25 days, and the pilgrims will reportedly be travelling to various parts of India. Some of the highlights of the pilgrimage include, Amritsar’s Golden Temple, Delhi, Uttarakhand and Hemkund Sahib. This is facilitated by the 1974 protocol on visits to religious shrines.

Thu, 15 Sep 2022 - 01:25 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: Pakistan, sikh, Attari Border, Amritsar, Golden Temple

Courtesy: ANI


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Worker Killed For Chewing Tobacco On Golden Temple Street, 1 Arrested: Punjab


Three people including, two Nihang Sikhs, killed a factory worker over chewing tobacco on a street in Golden Temple, Amritsar. On night of September 7, three accused killed one worker, which was captured in a CCTV outside a hotel, and went viral on social media platforms. The police registered a case and arrested one of the accused Ramandeep Singh. Furthermore, a search for two Nihang Sikhs is underway.

Thu, 08 Sep 2022 - 07:59 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: Amritsar, Golden Temple, murder, Tobacco Chewing, Nihang Sikhs

Pro Khalistan

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Protestors At Golden Temple Raise 'Pro-Khalistani' Slogans On 38th Anniversary Of Operation Blue Star

On the occasion of 38th anniversary of Operation Blue Star, in Amritsar's Golden Temple, supporters of radical Sikh outfits were seen raising pro-Khalistani slogans, on June 6. "Khalistan Zindabad" placards and banners were wielded by youths. Reportedly, the protests took place despite a prohibitory order. Meanwhile, Akal Takht chief Giani Harpreet Singh called for weapons training for all Sikhs, to be able to use "state-of-the-art" weapons… read-more

Mon, 06 Jun 2022 - 05:44 PM / by Shibu Immanuel S

Tags: sikh, Khalistan, Golden Temple, Amritsar, Operation Blue Star

Courtesy: Hindustan Times

CJI NV Ramana in Amritsar

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CJI Ramana Visits Golden Temple With Family On Baisakhi: Amritsar

Chief Justice of India NV Ramana with his family, visited the Golden Temple in Amritsar, on April 14. Marking the occasion of Baisakhi, Ramana said, "My good wishes for Baisakhi. I am very happy today, my lifetime dream came true as my family members and I reached the Golden Temple. I thank the managing committee". After the Golden Temple, CJI Ramana also visited the BSF museum and the Attari-Wagah Border.

Thu, 14 Apr 2022 - 08:32 PM / by Varsha Joshi

Tags: CJI Ramana, Golden Temple, Amritsar, Supreme Court, Baisakhi

Another Alleged Sacrilege Incident In Kapurthala

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After Amritsar, Kapurthala Reports Alleged Sacrilege Incident: Punjab

In Nizampur village of Kapurthala district, an incident of sacrilege was reported on December 19. A video went viral in which a young man tried to sabotage Nishan Sahib from the Gurudwara and was caught by the villagers. He was beaten up a lot, following which handed over to the police.  This was second such incident, on December 18, a similar incident was reported at Golden Temple, in Amritsar. 

Sun, 19 Dec 2021 - 12:46 PM / by Madhvi Jha

Tags: Kapurthala, Punjab, Golden Temple, Amritsar, Nishan Sahib

Courtesy: ANI

Golden Temple

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Devotees Seek Blessings At Golden Temple On 551st Guru Nanak Jayanti

Celebrating the 551st birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, devotees from across the country offered prayers at the Golden Temple and sought blessings on November 30. The Harmandir Sahib (Golden Temple) was decorated with lights and candles to commemorate the anniversary of the Sikh guru. Extending his greetings, President Ram Nath Kovind tweeted "let us resolve to conduct ourselves in a manner so as to emulate his teachings.”

Mon, 30 Nov 2020 - 12:59 PM / by Nikita Thakur

Tags: Guru Nanak Jayanti, PM Narendra Modi, RamNath Kovind, Golden Temple, Guru Nanak Dev, Amritsar

Courtesy: Hindustan Times