Thursday, 29 September, 2022
TopicGolden Temple

Topic: Golden Temple

Guru Arjan’s friend Mian Mir laid Golden Temple’s foundation stone and offered namaz

Jahangir called Mian Mir 'rich in poverty and independent of mind' in his autobiography. But the Mughal earned the pir's ire by torturing Guru Arjan.

Behind Golden Temple memorial to Khalistan terrorists, a bigger social-media war

A portrait of Dilawar Singh — who assassinated CM Beant Singh in 1995 — was put up at Central Sikh Museum in Golden Temple this week. It came with a tweet for the intended audience.

SGPC installs Beant Singh assassin’s portrait in Golden Temple museum & then justifies it

Apex religious body of Sikhs tries to justify move by saying that Dilawar Singh ‘put an end to atrocities & human rights violations committed against community by then government’.

What Akal Takht must know about harmonium and music before banishing it from Golden Temple

In an era where India’s past and ‘purity’ are constantly being dug up and debated, the humble harmonium has become the latest victim.

Trudeau lectured India on rights, is now using emergency powers to crush anti-vaccine protesters

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Punjab Congress candidates to accompany Rahul Gandhi to Golden Temple on 27 January

The former Congress chief will be accompanied by all 117 party candidates of the state assembly polls when he pays obeisance at the Golden Temple Thursday.

Kapurthala gurdwara in-charge booked for murder, lynched man ‘made no attempt at sacrilege’

Punjab CM Channi announced FIR would be amended to murder, police say unidentified man was probably looking for food. Man lynched in Amritsar for 'sacrilege' also unidentified.

Who were the men lynched for ‘sacrilege’ in Amritsar & Kapurthala? No clue yet, say police

Last few hours of the two men's lives have been closely tracked, but no one has claimed their bodies yet. Police say Kapurthala ‘sacrilege’ accused was probably just after food.

Punjab CM visits Golden Temple after ‘sacrilege’ attempt, says will expose ‘real conspirators’

CM Charanjit Singh Channi urges people to maintain calm, says some 'inimical' forces or agencies may be involved in the incident.

RSS condemns Golden Temple sacrilege bid, says it’s ‘conspiracy to make society fight’

RSS general secretary Dattatreya Hosabale says 'conspirators' behind Golden Temple incident should be 'exposed and punished severely'.

On Camera

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Congress leader Rahul Gandhi and Yogendra Yadav at the Bharat Jodo Yatra | YogendraYadav/Facebook

‘Congress must die’, I said in 2019. What I meant then, and what’s changed now

At this juncture in history, you don't hold on to grudges. Following Paul Samuelson, I ask everyone: 'When the situation changes, I change my assessment. What about you, sir?'
European Commission President Ursula von der Leyen and EU Foreign Policy Chief Josep Borrell address the media on the Ukraine crisis in Brussels, Belgium, on 28 September 2022 | Yves Herman/Reuters

Oil price cap to blacklistings — EU slaps new ‘biting’ sanctions on Russia over Ukraine

Ursula von der Leyen, who proposed the fresh sanctions said the European Union is 'determined' to make Russia pay the price for the further escalation with Ukraine.

Defence

File image of Lieutenant General Anil Chauhan Twitter@adgpi

Centre appoints ‘China expert’ Lt Gen Anil Chauhan as new CDS

Lt Gen Chauhan retired as the Eastern Army Commander on 31 May, 2021. Prior to that, he was the Director General of Military Operations during the Balakot air strike in 2019.
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AAP’s filling a big vacuum in Indian politics. Question is how long it can sustain without ideology

If you find admiration for AAP qualified, if not muted among many of the Modi-BJP’s critics, it is because they question it for its lack of ideological clarity. Especially on secularism.
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