CHANDIGARH: Sikh couples in Haryana will now be able to get their marriages registered under the Anand Marriage Act instead of the Hindu Marriage Act.
Fulfilling the long-pending demand of Sikhs, Haryana government on Wednesday announced the formation of rules to register Anand Karaj, the...
Jains included as a minority community under Section 2(c) of the NCM Act, 1992
New Delhi: The Union Cabinet today gave its approval forinclusion of Jains as a minority under Section 2...
An act of home-grown terrorism
By ARJUN SETHI - Los Angeles Times -August 7, 2013
It's been a year since Wade Michael Page opened fire at a Sikh temple in Oak Creek, Wis. Since then, some basic facts about Page have come to light.
We now know that he was involved with white supremacy...
Shiva worship not a religious act, income tax tribunal says
By C Unnikrishnan, TNN - Mar 16, 2013, 01.05 AM IST
MUMBAI: Lord Shiva, Hanuman and goddess Durga do not represent any particular religion but are regarded as supernatural powers of the universe, the Nagpur income tax appellate...
Why people act out of line with their beliefs
Ever been forced to defend a particular position and ended up believing it? You’ve succumbed to one of the most famous theories in social psychology.
Despite all the...
Less than one month after of the massacre of Sikhs in Oak Creek, Wisconsin, Mayor Tonya Hoeffel of Garrett, Indiana has further offended the Sikh community. Mayor Hoeffel walked into a local convenience store, observed pamphlets about the Sikh religion on the store counter, and picked them...
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After Sikh Temple Shooting, a healing act
When hundreds of Americans showed up for a memorial service after the Sikh temple shooting, it affirmed the need for freedom of religion.
Mourners attend Friday's memorial service for the six victims
of the mass shooting at the Sikh temple in Oak...
Anand Marriage Act 1909 and the Marriage Laws
Joginder Singh Toor ( Advocate in Punjab & Haryana High Court at Chandigarh (India) - South Asia Post
Anand Karaj Ceremony introduced by Guru Amar Das Ji for performance of Sikh marriages continued to be followed amongst Sikh masses. The...
Anand Marriage Act amendment not enough: US Sikh bodies
Press Trust of India - Amritsar May 24, 2012 21:25 IST
Various Sikh organisations based in the US have said the recent amendment to Anand Marriage Act was not enough to restore separate status and identity of Sikh religion, and...
Takht supports complete marriage Act
Jathedar says draft to be forwarded to Union Govt through SGPC, rejects amendment in Anand Marriage Act 1909
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, May 15
Akal Takht Jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh today said the draft of ‘Sikh Marriage Act —...
Harinder Baweja, Hindustan Times
New Delhi, April 29, 2012
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1984 victim brings alive Sajjan Kumar's riot act
Relatives of people who were killed in the 1984
riots demonstrate in New...
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Zail Singh would have gladly been Indira’s ‘sweeper’. The rules changed for Rajiv.
Uttam Sengupta - Outlookindia Magazine - April 30, 2012
Zail Singh with Rajiv and R. Venkataraman
President Giani Zail Singh was in Yemen when Indira...
Anand Marriage Act to be implemented soon: Khurshid
Express News Service - Posted online: Mon Nov 14 2011, 01:17 hrs
Chandigarh : Union Law Minister Salman Khurshid on Sunday said all legislation “towards making a separate law to register marriages under the Anand Marriage Act have been...
ANAND MARRIAGE ACT ROW: Law Minister Assures Sikh MP That He Will Take Up The Issue With PM Manmohan Singh
NEW DELHI- India’s Law Minister Salman Khursheed assured a group of Sikh MPs that he would discuss the Anand Marriage Act amendment matter with Prime Minister Manmohan Singh soon as...
Who is a 'sehajdhari'?
CHANDIGARH: For the past several years, the Sikh community has been besieged by confusion and legal conflicts in the absence of clarity on the term 'Sehajdhari'. The present development arising out of withdrawal of a notification by the central government is all set...
August 29, 2011
Centre drops proposal for separate Sikh Marriage Act
New Delhi, August 29
The government has decided to drop the proposal for a separate law covering marriages solemnised within the Sikh community. Dealing a major blow to the aspirations of Sikhs, who...
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August 14, 2011
No single solution for corruption: President
ITGD Bureau | New Delhi, August 14, 2011 | 20:10
President Pratibha Patil addresses the nation on the eve
of 65th Independence Day.
Terming corruption a cancer affecting the nation, President Pratibha Patil on...
Sikh Coalition to Testify on Workplace Religious Freedom Act
By SiliconIndia, Thursday, 30 June 2011, 04:59 Hrs
Fremont: Sikh Coalition will assemble for the hearing before the New York City Council's Civil Rights Committee today. The hearing will be regarding the bill that would...