Friday, 30 September, 2022
TopicSikh community

Topic: Sikh community

Building bridges with Sikhs, fighting ‘fanaticism’ at core of Modi’s Red Fort address tonight

PM Modi will address nation Thursday night to commemorate 400th Parkash Purab of Guru Tegh Bahadur. Showcasing India's treatment of minorities among objectives too.

Langar truck run by Sikhs offering free meals not from Ukraine, viral image dates back to 2016

The photo showing a food truck distributing free meals is reported to be Canada's first free Sikh-run food truck that was launched in 2016.

Soldier statue in Pakistan removed. Some say it was Hari Singh, others don’t even name it

Hari Singh was known to be the Sikh warrior the Afghans were scared of. Haripur in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa, where the statue was removed, was named after him.

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.

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Representational image| File photo of students writing a test | Photo: Suraj Singh Bisht | ThePrint

More Dalit students going to Oxfords, Harvards. West now gets the caste divide

There are five primary factors driving an increasing number of students from marginalised communities entering the Western institutions.
File photo of the Amazon logo pictured inside the company's office in Bengaluru | Reuters/Abhishek N. Chinnappa

Amazon India ties up with influencers for ‘live-stream shopping’ to drive festive season sales

Live-stream shopping events are hugely popular in China, with the feature being used by Alibaba Group Holding's Taobao & Bytedance's Douyin and driving millions of dollars in sales.

Defence

File photo of former Air Chief Marshal RKS Bhadauria after flying a MiG-21 of 51 Squadron at the Srinagar airbase | ANI

Famed IAF pilot Abhinandan Varthaman’s MiG-21 Squadron bows out from Srinagar today

Known as the ‘Sword Arms’, number-plating of the squadron was done Friday. It has made way for MiG-29s to be the new 'guardian of the Valley'.
Illustration by Soham Sen | ThePrint

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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