Thursday, 20 January, 2022
TopicSikh community

Topic: Sikh community

Behind ‘Bulli Bai’, Mumbai Police sniff attempt to stoke Sikh-Muslim strife, cite Twitter handles

Mumbai Police say the accused tried to project themselves as Sikhs on the app and social media. Police probing possibility of a larger conspiracy, say more arrests likely.

‘Remove Granth’ from Chandigarh museum. When Sikh politics followed Olympics of suffering

As Guru Gobind lay dying, his followers asked who would succeed him. “Guru maniyo Granth,” he is reported to have said—Let the Book be...

Statue honouring Sikh soldiers who died in 1897 Battle of Saragarhi to come up in UK

New Delhi: In an homage to the 21 soldiers from the 36th Sikh Bengal Regiment that valiantly defended their signal post against over 10,000...

India condemns Pakistan’s decision to transfer Kartarpur Sahib management to non-Sikh body

The MEA said the unilateral decision by Pakistan is against the spirit of the Kartarpur Sahib Corridor and religious sentiments of the Sikh community.

India summons Pakistan High Commission official over abduction of Sikh girl

The Sikh community took out a protest in New Delhi Monday over the abduction of Gurdwara Panja Sahib head granthi's daughter in Pakistan.

Was told they will send my head back to India, recalls kidnapped Sikh leader after release

Sikh community leader in Afghanistan Nidan Singh Sachdeva was abducted in June along with 10 others of minority communities. They all arrived in India Sunday.

11 killed as ‘Islamic State’ gunmen storm gurdwara in Kabul, India calls attack cowardly

Upto 200 people are still believed to be trapped inside the Kabul gurdwara as rescue operations are underway.

Pakistan says Gurudwara Nankana Sahib ‘untouched’, desecration claims ‘false & mischievous’

Pakistan’s statement comes after India said action must be taken against miscreants who indulged in desecration of the gurudwara and attacked Sikh community members.

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.

Kashmiris offer gratitude to Sikhs for ensuring safety and security for them

Kashmiris are offering free tuitions & consultations to Sikhs as they sheltered Kashmiri students during backlash after Pulwama attack.

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How England’s dying industrial towns became the West’s largest jihad factory

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.

NTPC looks to coal imports to avoid new power crunch

India’s largest electricity producer is aiming to secure cargoes starting from April, when power consumption in India typically surges on summer cooling demand.

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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