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Khadoor Sahib battle on Feb 13, a test ahead of 2017

Ruchika M Khanna: Chandigarh: This could well be the beginning of a fierce political battle. Almost a year before Punjab goes to the polls, the stage is set for a keen fight between the ruling SAD-BJP alliance and the Congress, with the latter raring to turn around its political fortunes. The battlelines for the Khadoor Sahib byelection, scheduled for February 13, are clearly drawn. Apart from the... 

48 held post-Sarbat Khalsa, sedition charge against 20

Jupinderjit Singh & GS Paul: Chandigarh/Amritsar: The police today slapped sedition charges on 20 persons out of the 48 arrested since November 11 amid fear of law and order problem after the controversial Sarbat Khalsa and appointment of “parallel” jathedars. Those booked for sedition include 10 leaders of various outfits, who played a key role in holding Sarbat Khalsa and allegedly caused... 

SAD rejects ‘Sarbat Khalsa’ resolutions

Ruchika M. Khanna: Chandigarh: Rattled at the turn of events at the Sarbat Khalsa called in Amritsar and the secessionist agenda pronounced there, the Shiromani Akali Dal went into a huddle on Wednesday to deliberate on radicals’ nomination of ‘jathedars’ to head three important ‘takhts’ of Sikhism. The core committee of the SAD fully rejected the resolutions passed by the Sikh congregation... 

Hardliners declare KPS Gill, Gen Brar ‘Tankhaiya’; Gill term them ‘bunch of thugs’

Amritsar: The Sarbat Khalsa – a congregation of several hardliner Sikh organisations, passed a resolution declaring Lieutenant General KS Brar (retd), Operation Bluestar commander, and former Director General of Police KPS Gill “tankhaiya” (guilty of religious conduct) and directed them to appear before Akal Takht on November 30. Unfazed at being declared a “tankhaiya” Gill termed the Sarbat... 

‘Sarbat Khalsa’ appoints Beant Singh assassin as Akal Takht Jathedar

Amritsar: The ‘Sarbat Khalsa’, convened at Amritsar today removed the three Jathedars of Akal Takht, Takht Kesgarh Sahib and Takht Damdama Sahib and appointed former Chief minister Beant Singh’s assassin Jagtar Singh Hawara, Damdami Taksal leader Amrik Singh Ajnala and radical Sikh preacher Baljit Singh Khalsa (Daduwal) as the new Jathedars of three Takhts. The new Jathedars will converge... 

Sacrilege was political move to divert focus from dera case: Sarna

Amritsar: On the disturbed situation in Punjab following the sacrilege incidents, SAD (Delhi) chief Paramjit Singh Sarna has said that it was a political move to divert attention from the controversial decision of the five Takht heads to grant pardon to the Sirsa dera head. On his return from Pakistan today, the former president of the Delhi Sikh Gurdwara Managing Committee (DSGMC) said that the government...