Wednesday, 19 January, 2022
TopicGolden Temple

Topic: Golden Temple

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'.

Man lynched after ‘attempt to desecrate Guru Granth Sahib’ at Golden Temple

This is the second attempt of desecration to have taken place in the Golden Temple within days. The culprit in the earlier incident was handed over to police.

Protests over, 32 farmer unions of Punjab begin to split on whether to take political plunge

The 32 farmer unions that spearheaded anti-farm laws agitation in Punjab were to gather at Golden Temple, but many prominent ones decided to give it a miss.

Donations to SGPC gurdwaras eligible for tax exemption, income tax tribunal says

Twelve years after Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee filed an appeal calling for exemptions to its donors, an IT tribunal Monday gave approval for the exemption under Section 80G of IT Act.

Pro-Khalistan slogans raised at Golden Temple on 37th anniversary of Operation Bluestar

Amritsar (Punjab): Supporters of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Mann) raised pro-Khalistan slogans at the Golden Temple and a large number of young people carried...

How RSS helped save ‘Darbar Sahib’ twice and upheld Hindu-Sikh unity

Connection between RSS and Sikhs has a historical context — during partition, RSS saved lives of many Sikhs & protected people in Punjab from onslaught of Muslim league-led mobs.

Ladakh stand-off is a wake-up call on the power imbalance between India and China

A selection of the best news reports, analysis and opinions published by ThePrint this week.

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Malik Faisal Akram had no known affiliation with jihadist groups. Ideas that led him to take hostages in a Texas synagogue seeped into his mind almost by osmosis.

Tech, banking names are among hottest India stock picks for 2022

Despite concerns about lofty valuations and unwinding of easy-money policies, India’s benchmark is among those leading gains in Asia so far in 2022 with an advance of more than 4%.

Defence

File photo of IAF drone seen flying in Leh on 18 Nov 2020 | ANI

Indian firm gets foothold in prized global ‘kamikaze’ and armed drones market

Global demand for loitering munition & armed drones saw a jump after Azerbaijan was able to defeat superior Armenian armed forces in 2020 with the help of these systems.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

Read my lips, I’m hurting, says Pakistan’s National Security Policy. What it means for India

The new policy is mostly chaff, but it reveals the most inward-looking Pakistan in 3 decades. It needs breathing space, and is realising loss of stature and friendship with US.
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