Surjit Singh is a correspondent. He covers politics and agriculture, besides religious affairs and Indo-Pak border in Amritsar and Tarn Taran.
Articles by Surjit Singh
By Surjit Singh and Anil Sharma, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2021 01:42 AM IST
Secretary Sushant Bhatia and superintendent Pushpinder Singh have been debarred from getting any promotion for two years, while pension of former superintendent Girish Kumar and then inspector Kewal Krishan will be deducted by 5% for the same period.
By Surjit Singh, Amritsar/gurdaspur
PUBLISHED ON FEB 22, 2021 01:12 AM IST
Jathedar says Union govt wants community to call back farmers protesting at the Delhi borders, but “that will never happen”
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 04:32 PM IST
Acting jathedar Giani Harpreet Singh describes Centre’s move not to permit jatha to attend centenary of Nankana Sahib massacre on February 21 as a historic wrong, urges it to reconsider decision
UPDATED ON FEB 19, 2021 01:19 AM IST
SGPC president Bibi Jagir Kaur said the Centre had hurt Sikh Jatha’s sentiments by not allowing them to go for the week-long pilgrimage to Nankana Sahib
PUBLISHED ON FEB 13, 2021 11:30 AM IST
The gharials were transported in boxes from Chhatbir Zoo in Chandigarh, where they had been kept for a year after being brought from the natural hatchery at Morena in Madhya Pradesh
PUBLISHED ON JAN 27, 2021 05:16 AM IST
- Farm leaders alleged Sidhu — who earlier publicly aired his differences with the Samyukt Kisan Morcha — tried to defame the farmers’ stir.
UPDATED ON JAN 16, 2021 04:37 PM IST
Sirsa says notice to nearly 40 from Punjab is attempt to stall tractor parade in Delhi on Republic Day and derail the farm agitation.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 15, 2021 02:53 PM IST
The ballads are sung at the highest temporal seat of Sikhs from 9am to 4pm daily under the tradition launched by sixth Sikh master Guru Hargobind, the founder of Akal Takht, to instil chivalry in the Sikhs and prepare them for fighting wars.
PUBLISHED ON JAN 06, 2021 01:33 AM IST
UPDATED ON JAN 05, 2021 02:53 AM IST
UPDATED ON DEC 29, 2020 01:54 AM IST
By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Amritsar, Amritsar
UPDATED ON DEC 21, 2020 01:18 AM IST
Low footfall attributed to the fact that air and rail connectivity have not fully resumed due to which devotees from other states and countries are unable to visit.
Gallery displaying portraits of militancy victims, Punjab’s legendary figures to come up at Durgiana Temple
UPDATED ON DEC 16, 2020 03:15 AM IST
UPDATED ON DEC 15, 2020 01:00 AM IST
At party’s 100th foundation day at Akal Takht, SAD chief says still stands by Anandpur Sahib resolution for stronger federal structure
Saka Nankana Sahib centenary: SGPC to seek Centre’s nod for sending 5,000-member Sikh jatha to Pakistan
UPDATED ON DEC 13, 2020 01:26 AM IST
PUBLISHED ON DEC 04, 2020 04:28 PM IST
In letter to the President, environmentalist and religious leader terms government’s attitude towards farmers worrisome.
UPDATED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:29 PM IST
To head apex gurdwara body for third tenure after getting 122 of the 143 votes, defeating opposition candidate Mithu Singh Kahne Ke
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2020 02:39 AM IST
By Surjit Singh, Amrtisar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 16, 2020 11:27 PM IST
A function is planned on November 17, for which an akhand path started at the Akal Takht on November 15, the foundation day of apex gurdwara body
On first anniversary of Kartarpur Corridor inauguration, devotees in Punjab want it reopened at the earliest
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2020 11:27 PM IST
The corridor that provides Indian devotees visa-free access to the final resting place of Guru Nanak in Pakistan remained operational for only four months before governments of both countries closed it in the wake of the Covid-19 pandemic
PUBLISHED ON NOV 05, 2020 02:31 PM IST
Clarifies PSGPC will continue to control arrangements related to Sikh Rehat Maryada inside historic gurdwara, including langar, accommodation of pilgrims, distribution of parshad, holding Akhand Path Sahib and managing golak
UPDATED ON OCT 25, 2020 02:28 AM IST
Incident took place when staff tried to evict the protesting activists from outside gurdwara body head office; journalists also attacked
UPDATED ON OCT 22, 2020 04:30 PM IST
Kisan Mazdoor Sangharsh Committee differs with other farmer bodies, says agitation will continue till October 28 when its core team will meet to decide on the course of action
By Surjit Singh | Hindustan Times, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON OCT 16, 2020 09:00 PM IST
Balwinder was on the hit list of terrorist outfits yet his security was withdrawn last month, family suspects it’s a terror attack
UPDATED ON OCT 12, 2020 12:54 AM IST
By Surjit Singh and Vishal Rambani, Amritsar/patiala
UPDATED ON SEP 30, 2020 03:59 AM IST
By Surjit Singh and Vishal Rambani | Hindustan Times, Amritsar/Patiala
UPDATED ON SEP 29, 2020 12:02 AM IST
Compared to 159 farm fires reported in the state till September 28 last year, as many as 520 incidents, most of them from Majha, have been witnessed during the corresponding period this time.
PUBLISHED ON SEP 28, 2020 12:56 PM IST
The two Congress leaders demanded that any purchase below the MSP should be made a punishable offence
UPDATED ON SEP 18, 2020 05:17 PM IST
Senior vice-president Rajinder Singh Mehta removed from all SGPC posts for a year; committee staffers who tossed nihang’s turban summoned at Takht
PUBLISHED ON SEP 18, 2020 06:30 AM IST
PROTEST MODE Farmer groups to meet in Ludhiana on Saturday to chalk out protest plan for revocation of three agriculture bills passed by Parliament