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  1. aristotle

    Khushwant Wanted Sikhs To Retain Identity

    Noted writer and journalist Khushwant Singh, who passed away at 99 on Thursday, believed Sikh leadership should discuss and ponder over the fact that majority of them had discarded symbols of Sikh identity such as turban, long hair and beard. In an address read out by his son in February this...
  2. IJSingh

    Khushwant Singh: Cassandra With News Good & Bad

    KHUSHWANT SINGH: Cassandra With News Good & Bad I.J. Singh Khushwant Singh, modern India’s defining man of letters has never been easy to define. Was he a good Sikhs deeply steeped in its tradition, history and literature as many Sikhs and non-Sikhs think of him or was he more in league with...
  3. aristotle

    Khushwant Singh (1915-2014)

    Khushwant Singh, an Indian diplomat, author and journalist who was one of his country’s best-known chroniclers of strife and slaughter, died on Thursday at his home in New Delhi. He was 99, according to most reports, although by his own account he may have been several months shy of that age...
  4. spnadmin

    Opinion Dawn To Dusk: Khushwant Singh's Newest Translations From Guru Granth Sahib

    Dawn to dusk Anjana Rajan http://www.thehindu.com/books/books-authors/dawn-to-dusk/article5321507.ece The indefatigable Khushwant Singh has come out with a book of translated prayers from the Granth Sahib For a man who consistently declares himself an agnostic, Khushwant Singh dwells...
  5. R

    Does God Exist?

    is there god,which create the world. if yes then who create the god?
  6. Archived_Member16

    India I Applaud Action Against Ramdev: Khushwant Singh

    Saturday, July 9, 2011 THIS ABOVE ALL I applaud action against Ramdev Khushwant Singh BABA Ramdev, who has hogged front-page news in all our papers as well as top headlines of our TV channels, is a man of very modest learning. He was also a man of limited means till he moved from...
  7. spnadmin

    The Word Become Flesh (Interview With Khushwant Singh)

    The Word Become Flesh The Sunset Club, says the indefatigable Khushwant Singh, 96, is his swansong. Or so he says. Sheela Reddy on Khushwant Singh But why?” I ask Khushwant Singh when he firmly pronounces that his sixth and latest novel, The Sunset Club, will be his last. “I am...
  8. spnadmin

    Coming To Terms With A Few Matters Of Faith (Khushwant Singh)

    What does your religion mean to you? I suggest that on religious festivals after performing expected rituals, people should spend a little time — about half-an-hour — in silence and ask themselves: "What does my religion really mean to me?" Hindus could do this on Ram Navmi or Diwali, Muslims...
  9. K

    O Khotey-aa! - Hey You Idiot!

    http://www.sikhchic.com/people/o_khoteyaa O Khotey-aa! by KHUSHWANT SINGH This is a true story of an incident which took place in a gurdwara in Noida. A Hindu, who excelled in singing the gurbani, had been invited to perform kirtan. A large number of the sangat turned...
  10. P

    Hinduism Khushwant Singh's Translation Of Bapu's Favorite Hymn

    Noted India author and columnist Khushwant Singh had, in a column written for The Hindustan Times, published his English rendering of Bapu Gandhi's favourite hymn Vaishnov Jan to taynay kahyeeye and invited suggestions from readers on how to improve it. Mr. Singh felt that we should have a...
  11. Admin

    Absolute Khushwant

    Absolute Khushwant ... Indira Gandhi could be vengeful, even petty. Rajiv Gandhi wasn't really a leader, just a boy scout. Sanjay Gandhi had a conscience, was a man of action. Manmohan Singh is the best Prime Minister India ever had. And men like Varun Gandhi are dangerous for...
  12. Archived_Member16

    PM Best Example Of Integrity: Khushwant In New Book

    PM Best Example of Integrity: Khushwant in New Book New Delhi | Aug 17, 2010 Prime Minister Manmohan Singh lost the Lok Sabha election from South Delhi in 1999 but he immediately returned Rs two lakh he had taken from writer Khushwant Singh for hiring taxis saying he had not used it. This...
  13. spnadmin

    Arts/Society Home Away From Home (Travels Of Khushwant Singh)

    Home away from home http://www.hindustantimes.com/News-Feed/travel/Home-away-from-home/Article1-504426.aspx Khushwant Singh paid a just tribute to the people of Lahore, calling them “recklessly generous”. Some time ago, when my friend Madhur and I visited the cultural and...
  14. Vikram singh

    Opinion A Fearless, Devout Sikh

    A friend rang me up in the afternoon to tell me that Patwant Singh had died that morning and his cremation was fixed for later that evening. I switched on my TV set to hear what different channels had to say about him. Perhaps they could include tributes from the Prime Minister, the Chief...
  15. Admin

    Khushwant Singh

    Not one to mince his words, India's most admired writer, Sardar Khushwant Singh, recently appeared at his candid best during the launch of his latest book, Why I Supported the Emergency - a bold, thought-provoking and immensely interesting collection of essays and profiles, compiled and edited...
  16. K

    Sikh News Driven By The Greed For Power- KHUSHWANT SINGH

    This Above all Driven by the greed for power KHUSHWANT SINGH AN anecdote was fabricated about Jathedar Gurcharan Singh Tohra who was elected President of the SGPC (Shiromani Gurdwara Prabandhak Committee) for a record...
  17. S

    Sikh News India Literary Giant Khushwant Singh Mulls Last Tryst With Destiny

    ... do not accept the belief that while the body perishes the soul survives," Singh says in the preface to "Death at my Doorstep", contradicting Sikh beliefs even ...
  18. S

    Sikh News Indian Literary Giant Khushwant Singh Mulls Last Tryst With

    ... accept the belief that while the body perishes the soul survives," Singh says in the preface to "Death at my Doorstep", contradicting Sikh beliefs even ... http://www.khaleejtimes.com/DisplayArticle.asp?xfile=data/todaysfeatures/2005/March/todaysfeatures_March25.xml&section=todaysfeatures
  19. N

    Yesterday Once More By Khushwant Singh

    Yesterday once more by Khushwant Singh I discovered at the cost of considerable time and trouble that writing about the immediate past is more difficult and hazardous than writing about the hoary past. Past history has fewer records for reference and the people you write about are not there...