Tuesday, 28 June, 2022
TopicGuru Nanak

Topic: Guru Nanak

Guru Nanak vs RSS guru Hedgewar—farmer protests showed how Sikhs have a lesson for India

Whenever India's farm sector was in jeopardy, Sikh-Punjabi farmers fought for their rights. The BJP underestimated them.

Part of London’s Havelock Road in Southall to be renamed Guru Nanak Road

Southall is home to a large Sikh community and the largest gurdwara outside India, Gurdwara Sri Guru Singh Sabha, is also located on Havelock Road.

Guru Arjan Dev, the martyr whose death changed the course of Sikhism

The fifth Sikh guru, credited with compiling the Adi Granth, was a staunch advocate of tolerance, equality and pluralism.

Govt plans celebration of 550th Guru Nanak Jayanti with cultural events, stamps & coins

Several ministries have planned series of events to end year-long celebration of Guru Nanak Jayanti, a first for Modi govt for a religious leader of a faith.

Amarinder wants Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary declared ‘national tolerance day’

Punjab CM Amarinder Singh has written to Prime Minister Narendra Modi with the request, stating the declaration will be a “befitting tribute to the great master”.

Harsimrat Kaur urges Modi to take up Guru Nanak palace demolition issue with Pakistan PM Imran Khan

The Guru Nanak palace, located in Pakistan's Punjab province, was partially demolished by a group of vandals Monday.

A day after Kartarpur development, India lodges protests with Pakistan over harassment of officials

Indian High Commission officials were allegedly harassed in Islamabad before the two countries agreed to open up the corridor.

Congress, Akalis, Sikh religious body can’t come together even in the name of Guru Nanak

Congress government in the state, the SGPC and Centre to all hold separate events to begin year-long tribute celebrations.

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Free power & no new taxes in AAP govt’s Punjab Budget, but fiscal consolidation roadmap missing

Finance Minister Harpal Singh Cheema emphasised improving ‘fiscal health’ and augmenting tax revenues in AAP govt's maiden Budget Monday, but outstanding debt expected to rise by 8.4%.

Defence

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Almost 4,000 enrol for IAF’s Agnipath recruitment scheme on day 1 of online registrations

These registrations pertain to the Indian Air Force's Agniveer Vayu programme. The online portal for the first phase was opened at 10 am Friday, and will close on 5 July.

With Agnipath, Modi govt’s shock & awe doctrine may have misfired a vital reform, yet again

Modi govt's biggest flaw has been its disinclination to accept limitations of electoral majorities. This ruined land acquisition and farm reform, stalled labour codes.
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