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Uttar Pradesh chief minister Yogi Adityanath.(PTI file)

Yogi announces Sikh gurus’ history will be included in UP school syllabus

Lucknow | By Press Trust of India| Posted by Akhilesh Nagari
UPDATED ON DEC 28, 2020 10:06 AM IST
Adityanath said this at a Gurbani Kirtan held at his residence on the occasion of ‘Sahibzada Diwas’, which marks the martyrdom of four ‘sahibzada’ (sons) of 10th Sikh Guru Gobind Singh and his mother Mata Gujri.
The ticket counter wears a desolate look at PVR Cinemas, Silver Arc Mall, Ludhiana on Thursday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)
The ticket counter wears a desolate look at PVR Cinemas, Silver Arc Mall, Ludhiana on Thursday.(Harsimar Pal Singh/HT)

Despite upto 60% drop in prices, Ludhiana cinemas report low occupancy

Hindustan Times/Ludhiana | By Harsimran Singh Batra, Ludhiana
UPDATED ON DEC 04, 2020 12:09 AM IST
The average occupancy is 35-40%; cinema management blame lack of new releases, spurt in infections
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh carrying the Guru Granth Sahib as he launched the week-long celebrations in Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday.(HT Photo)
Punjab chief minister Capt Amarinder Singh carrying the Guru Granth Sahib as he launched the week-long celebrations in Sultanpur Lodhi on Tuesday.(HT Photo)

550th Parkash Purb: Capt launches week-long celebrations, cautions against Pak’s corridor move

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Mahal, Sultanpur Lodhi
UPDATED ON NOV 06, 2019 01:58 PM IST
Earlier also, the CM has blamed Pakistan for helping hardliner Sikh groups to disrupt peace and harmony in Punjab.

All-party meeting resolves to celebrate Parkash Purb jointly

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON NOV 02, 2019 06:08 AM IST
SAD, BJP NOT PRESENT Govt to invite leaders of all political parties, both state and central, for Nov 12 event at Sultanpur Lodhi; speeches to be restricted to propagating Guru’s philosophy and life
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the integrated check post (ICP) in Kartarpur Sahib on November 9(ANI Photo)
Prime Minister Narendra Modi will inaugurate the integrated check post (ICP) in Kartarpur Sahib on November 9(ANI Photo)

PM Modi to flag off 1st batch of Kartarpur pilgrims on Nov 9

Chandigarh | By Gurpreet Singh Nibber
UPDATED ON SEP 27, 2019 06:11 AM IST
Union minister for food processing, Harsimrat Kaur Badal announced on Thursday that the PM will also visit Sultanpur Lodhi, another important city in the life of the first Sikh guru to take part in a function organised by SGPC.
The Golden Temple on the occasion of the 415th anniversary of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Parkash Parv in Amritsar.(ANI)
The Golden Temple on the occasion of the 415th anniversary of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Parkash Parv in Amritsar.(ANI)

Golden Temple illuminates on 415th anniversary of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Parkash Parv

Amritsar | By Asian News International
UPDATED ON SEP 01, 2019 06:21 PM IST
The Harmandar Sahib, popularly known as the Golden Temple, shone brighter as it was illuminated by lights and candles on the occasion of Shri Guru Granth Sahib Parkash Utsav.
The celebrations took place at Gurudwara Dhan Pothohar Nagar.
The celebrations took place at Gurudwara Dhan Pothohar Nagar.

Students pay tributes to eighth Sikh Guru

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON AUG 09, 2019 02:06 PM IST
The students recited Shabad Kirtan in the gurudwara and all those present at the event.
Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh(HT File)
Chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh(HT File)

Capt Amarinder for visa-free travel to Kartarpur

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 10, 2019 10:36 PM IST
Their requirement would prevent thousands of devotees, particularly those from the rural belt of Punjab, from paying obeisance at the historic gurdwara associated with the life of the first Sikh Guru, Singh said.
Prayers being held at gurdwara Patna Sahib(HT Photo)
Prayers being held at gurdwara Patna Sahib(HT Photo)

Patna Sahib president punished for comparing CM Nitish Kumar to Sikh Guru

Hindustan Times, Patna | By Mukesh Mishra
UPDATED ON FEB 08, 2019 11:33 AM IST
The president of Takht Sri Harimandir Ji Patna Sahib Prabandhak Committee Avtar Singh Hit cleaned utensils and shoes in Takht Sahib. Hit was awarded religious punishment for comparing the chief minister Nitish Kumar with the 10th Sikh Guru
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday protested against Islamabad’s proposal to allow only Sikh pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan.(Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)
Punjab chief minister Captain Amarinder Singh on Wednesday protested against Islamabad’s proposal to allow only Sikh pilgrims to visit Kartarpur Sahib Gurdwara in Pakistan.(Photo by Sameer Sehgal/Hindustan Times)(HT Photo)

Punjab CM Captain Amarinder Singh protests Pak curbs on pilgrims

Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 24, 2019 07:47 AM IST
Amarinder Singh urged the Centre to take up the issue with Islamabad when it sends its draft agreement for regulating pilgrims entry into its territory through the Kartarpur corridor.
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is one of the holiest shrines of the Sikh community.(Unsplash)
The Golden Temple in Amritsar is one of the holiest shrines of the Sikh community.(Unsplash)

Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: Significance of the sacred day of Gurpurab

Hindustan Times | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 23, 2018 10:11 AM IST
Guru Nanak Jayanti 2018: Gurpurab will be celebrated on November 23 this year. Here’s everything you need to know about the festival and how Guru Purnima is celebrated.
(Shutterstock)
(Shutterstock)

Abusive remarks against Sikh gurus on social media: SGPC to move high court

Hindustan Tinmes, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON SEP 12, 2018 09:00 AM IST
The complainant said that a social media account has been posting blasphemous remarks and illustrations against Sikh Gurus.
Inderjeet Singh, the outgoing head boy of Jasvindera Senior Secondary School, Lalru, loves playing cricket. A humanities student who aspires to be an IPS officer, he is against the reservation system and corruption in India.(HT Photo)
Inderjeet Singh, the outgoing head boy of Jasvindera Senior Secondary School, Lalru, loves playing cricket. A humanities student who aspires to be an IPS officer, he is against the reservation system and corruption in India.(HT Photo)

Turning 18 with HT: ‘Reservation in India overshadow merit’

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Ribha Sood
PUBLISHED ON JUN 18, 2018 12:35 PM IST
Practical thinker: Inderjeet Singh says he wants to earn money by ‘fair means’ to secure his family’s future. For him, social media is a platform to show off, where hardly anything meaningful is shared.
Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh(HT File)
Akal Takht jathedar Giani Gurbachan Singh(HT File)

Akal Takht forms 21-member censor board to check Sikh-related movies

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 22, 2018 09:00 PM IST
Demand for a parallel censor board was raised after the row over controversial movie ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’.
The scholars said important chapters on Sikh history and gurus have been deleted from the book which distorts and misinterprets the gurus’ mission.(HT File)
The scholars said important chapters on Sikh history and gurus have been deleted from the book which distorts and misinterprets the gurus’ mission.(HT File)

Sikh scholars express shock over ‘glaring errors’ in history book

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 04, 2018 09:55 PM IST
They said the Punjab government should seriously take note of the issue.
The three ministers, at the joint press conference, rejected allegations of the SAD and AAP that chapters related to Sikh gurus and their teachers were dropped from history textbooks, accusing the two parties of distorting facts for political benefit.(HT File)
The three ministers, at the joint press conference, rejected allegations of the SAD and AAP that chapters related to Sikh gurus and their teachers were dropped from history textbooks, accusing the two parties of distorting facts for political benefit.(HT File)

Punjab govt regrets ‘any mistakes’ in books, but denies deletion of chapters on Sikh gurus

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAY 03, 2018 11:08 PM IST
Finance minister Manpreet Singh Badal alleged that private publishers are behind “the controversy” because “their business is getting affected due to the books brought out by the board”.
(PTI/ File photo)
(PTI/ File photo)

President lauds women’s progress in country

Hindustan Times, Bhopal | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON APR 29, 2018 10:39 PM IST
President Ramnath Kovind on Saturday had fulsome praise for the way women were moving ahead in all spheres of their lives in the country

Nobody can stop portrayal of religious beliefs, says Supreme Court

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 16, 2018 11:45 PM IST
A bench headed by Chief Justice Dipak Misra said it will hear on May 8 the submission and the counter on behalf of the film producer and the Shiromani Gurdwara Parbandhak Committee.
A still from Nanak Shah Fakir. Guru Nanak is represented by a luminescent figure in the film.(YouTube)
A still from Nanak Shah Fakir. Guru Nanak is represented by a luminescent figure in the film.(YouTube)

SC refuses urgent hearing on plea against Nanak Shah Fakir’s release

Press Trust of India | By HT Correspondent, New Delhi
UPDATED ON APR 12, 2018 01:49 PM IST
The Supreme Court has refused to hold an urgent hearing in the plea made against the release of Nanak Shah Fakir.

Haryana: Cop suspended for sharing morphed pic of Sikh Guru on WhatsApp

Press Trust of India, Kaithal | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON APR 09, 2018 08:13 PM IST
He was suspended on the basis of a complaint filed by a woman on April 7.

Akal Takht bans movie on Guru Nanak, plans a ‘Sikh censor board’

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Surjit Singh
UPDATED ON APR 10, 2018 09:44 AM IST
The producers have already refused to hold it back at this stage, citing a U-turn by the top Sikh bodies that had approved it and even appreciated it.

Won’t allow screening of ‘Nanak Shah Fakir’: SGPC

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON MAR 30, 2018 12:15 AM IST
The SGPC had issued this statement soon after noticing the rage of Sikh people on social media against the movie’s release
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