Feb 19, 2011
Parental intrusion ruining couples' marital life: Delhi High Court
PTI, Feb 19, 2011, 07.50pm IST
NEW DELHI: The interference of parents in the married life of their daughters has become a major cause for playing havoc with the lives of young couples post marriage, the Delhi...
High priests may discuss split gurpurabs next week
Dharmendra Rataul - INDIAN EXPRESS - Fri Jan 07 2011
Amritsar : While some Sikhs celebrated Guru Gobind Singh’s birth anniversary on Wednesday, others will celebrate it next Tuesday, January 11. This confusion over dates arose thanks to...
Global food prices rose to a fresh high in December, according to the UN's Food and Agricultural Organisation (FAO). Its Food Price Index went above the previous record of 2008 that saw prices spark riots in several countries. Soaring sugar, cereal and oil prices had driven the rise, the report...
Patna Sahib Jathedar not invited to meeting of Sikh high priests
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, December 13
The forthcoming meeting of Sikh high priests on December 15 will not see the participation of Takht Sri Patna Sahib Jathedar Giani Iqbal Singh as he has...
Sharat Pradhan in Lucknow and Vicky Nanjappa
One infant was killed and 37 others, including six foreigners, were injured in a blast that rocked the crowded Shitla Ghat bank of the Ganga river...
Ajeet Singh stopped from bringing ceremonial Sikh sword onto premises
LAHORE: A Sikh man is planning to file a writ petition against Lahore High Court (LHC) security personnel after he was stopped from entering the court premises with his kirpaan, the ceremonial Sikh sword.
Punjab drug scene hits a new 'high'
73.5 percent of the Punjabi youth, between 16 and 35 years, surveyed were addicted to drugs!
Monday, 22 November 2010
CHANDIGARH: It is one of the most prosperous states of India and produces the bulk of the country's foodgrain, but Punjab may soon...
UK immigration 'unacceptably high,' must be cut: Cameron
Reuters - November 21, 2010
LONDON, Nov 21 (Reuters) - Immigration to Britain is "unacceptably high" and must be brought down, but this can be done while ensuring businesses can import talent, Prime Minister David Cameron said in...
London: Resham Singh Sandhu, a prominent Indian-origin multicultural leader selected as the new High Sheriff of Leicestershire, says he is honoured and it’s a matter of privilege to serve the office.
Sandhu, who was awarded the MBE in 2002, migrated to Leicestershire from Punjab 38 years ago...
A partner in a live-in relationship can walk out of it without any legal consequence and people cannot complain of infidelity if one partner in a live-in relationship ditches the other, the Delhi high court said today.
"Live-in relationship is a walk-in and walk-out relationship," Justice...
Easy to take the high ground
if you think God’s on your side
By Derek Lord
WATCHING the TV coverage of the Pope’s visit to Scotland, I was struck by the words of wisdom uttered by a leading Sikh who had gone to Holyrood to greet the Pontiff. He said that the only hope...
See full article in next post.
This is the latest news on the condition of Kulwant Singh, arrested with S Pal Singh, and whom we reported to be in the hospital in grave condition as a consequence of torture by electrocution while in police custody.
See news clipping in the next wndow.
Tribune News Service
Amritsar, August 7. To prevent eruption of controversies over books and films based on the Sikh religion, gurbani, history and culture, the five Sikh high priests have directed the SGPC to constitute a “censor board” comprising Sikh scholars to examine and clear books and...
Green activist shot dead near High Court
Gujarat: RTI activist Amit Jethwa shot dead
AHMEDABAD: An environmental activist, Amit Jethava, was shot dead outside the Gujarat High Court on Tuesday night. The incident took place at 8.45pm when Jethava, who had come out of the...
(CNN) -- Strikes fueled by higher prices for gasoline, diesel and kerosene spread across sections of India on Monday, disrupting rail and port traffic in some areas.
Officials reported trains were largely empty in the Indian financial capital of Mumbai, where protests by Hindu nationalist...
WASHINGTON — Preservation scientists at the Library of Congress have discovered that Thomas Jefferson even in the act of declaring independence from England, had trouble breaking free from monarchial rule.
In an early draft of the Declaration of Independence Jefferson wrote the...
Sikh high priests to meet on 1984 anti-Sikh riots
A meeting of the five Sikh high priests is likely to be convened by the Akal Takht, the highest temporal seat of the Sikh religion, to discuss whether the 1984 anti-Sikh riots should be designated a genocide.
Amritsar, June 06, 2010
First Published: 21:24 IST(6/6/2010)
Last Updated: 21:28 IST(6/6/2010)
Excommunicated get apology chance:
Sikh high priests
The Sikh high priests in a meeting at the Akal Takht on Sunday announced that all those excommunicated from the panth...
March Issue: Panch Pardhani Moved to High Court Against Arrest of Leaders|SikhSiyasat.net – Sikh News and Multimedia.
Chandigarh (May 31, 2010): In wake of arrests of party leaders, the Shiromani Akali Dal (Panch Pardhani) has moved pulled the Punjab Police and Punjab Government to the State...