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The collage of pictures shared by Navjot Singh Sidhu with the shawl on his Facebook page.

Day after Akal Takht reprimand, Sidhu apologises for wearing shawl with Sikh symbols

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON DEC 30, 2020 04:36 PM IST
Punjab Congress leader Navjot Singh Sidhu says many wear symbols of Sikhism on their turbans, clothes and even tattoos with pride, so he too wore them on the shawl unintentionally.
Shades of gold: A painting of the Golden Temple by Sanjeev Kumar Sinha
Shades of gold: A painting of the Golden Temple by Sanjeev Kumar Sinha

Na Koi Hindu, Na Koi Musalman: Guru Nanak Dev Ji belongs to all

By Shara Ashraf Prayag
UPDATED ON NOV 30, 2020 05:00 PM IST
On Guru Nanak Jayanti, let’s recall the saint’s message of compassion for all
Devotees seen at Golden Temple on the eve of Gurpurab in Amritsar, Punjab on Sunday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)
Devotees seen at Golden Temple on the eve of Gurpurab in Amritsar, Punjab on Sunday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT Photo)

On Gurpurab, PM Modi seeks Guru Nanak Dev’s blessing to serve society

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By hindustantimes.com | Edited by Kanishka Sarkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 30, 2020 09:47 AM IST
President Ram Nath Kovind also took to Twitter to wish the nation and share the teachings of the Sikh guru.
Members of the Sikh jatha in Amritsar on Friday before leaving for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Members of the Sikh jatha in Amritsar on Friday before leaving for Nankana Sahib in Pakistan.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Sikh pilgrims leave for Pakistan to celebrate Guru Nanak’s birth anniversary

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By Anil Sharma
PUBLISHED ON NOV 27, 2020 04:59 PM IST
Every year, the Pakistan government had been granting visas to 2,500 Indian Sikhs. But this year, the list was shorter at 883 due to the Covid pandemic.
The long-running campaign backed by several MPs was based on claims of alleged significant undercounting of the Sikh population in official statistics(file picture)
The long-running campaign backed by several MPs was based on claims of alleged significant undercounting of the Sikh population in official statistics(file picture)

UK court rejects petition for separate Sikh tick box in Census 2021

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar , edited by Vinod Janardhanan
UPDATED ON NOV 07, 2020 12:42 PM IST
The long-running campaign backed by several MPs was based on claims of alleged significant undercounting of the Sikh population in official statistics without a separate tick box. Census ethnicity figures are used for a range of purposes, including allocation of funds.
Sanjana poses for the launch edition of HT Brunch’s In Bed With… column in her bedroom, in Mumbai. Styling: Bornali Caldeira; Make-up and hair: Shivangi Upadhyay; Wardrobe: Night suit, Uniqlo; shoes, Melissa(Ankit Maurya)
Sanjana poses for the launch edition of HT Brunch’s In Bed With… column in her bedroom, in Mumbai. Styling: Bornali Caldeira; Make-up and hair: Shivangi Upadhyay; Wardrobe: Night suit, Uniqlo; shoes, Melissa(Ankit Maurya)

In bed with Sanjana Sanghi: “I’m not a night suit girl. I sleep in old T-shirts!”

Hindustan Times | By Karishma Kuenzang
UPDATED ON SEP 07, 2020 08:50 PM IST
Bollywood’s newest debutante spills her bedside favourites and three things nobody knows about her
Highlights of the collection include an eyewitness account of Ranjit Singh’s kingdom written by Shahamat Ali, the expedition leader’s Indian-born munshi and inscribed by him to the earl of Shaftesbury(Peter Harrington)
Highlights of the collection include an eyewitness account of Ranjit Singh’s kingdom written by Shahamat Ali, the expedition leader’s Indian-born munshi and inscribed by him to the earl of Shaftesbury(Peter Harrington)

Rare books on Sikhism, Punjab emerge in London sale

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
UPDATED ON JUN 25, 2020 01:47 AM IST
Others offering glimpses of life in India under British rule include a book by Captain Lakshmi, who was appointed by Subhash Chandra Bose as commander of the Rani of Jhansi Regiment in the Indian national Army, and three elusive monographs on the ruling families of Punjab, written or inspired by Lepel H. Griffin, a colourful official in nineteenth century British India.
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Talwandi Sabo gurdwara management urges devotees to pray from home

Hindustan Times, Bathinda | By HT Correspondent, Bathinda
PUBLISHED ON MAR 21, 2020 10:12 PM IST
Gurdwara manager Sant Singh said on Saturday the shrine management is following the guidelines issued by the state government in view of coronavirus pandemic. In the last 48 hours, there has been a substantial dip in the number of pilgrims
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Pak is safe, maximum Sikhs from India should visit gurdwaras there: Akal Takht jathedar

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent
PUBLISHED ON FEB 24, 2020 11:38 PM IST
People of both India and Pakistan don’t need to fear visiting each other’s country. Pakistanis are loved by people in India, says the jathedar
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Centre gives nod to govt medical college in Hoshiarpur

Hindustan Times, CHANDIGARH | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
UPDATED ON JAN 29, 2020 10:11 PM IST
New college to be set up at a cost of 325 crore, of which 195 crore will be borne by the central government
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SAD a bunch of sycophants, other leaders will join hands with us soon: Dhindsa Jr

Hindustan Times, Sangrur | By Avtar Singh, Sangrur
PUBLISHED ON JAN 12, 2020 10:18 PM IST
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ATTACK ON NANKANA SAHIB GURDWARA:SGPC to send 4-member delegation to Pak

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON JAN 04, 2020 10:36 PM IST
Congress president Sonia Gandhi called upon the Indian government to immediately take up the issue with Pakistani authorities to ensure the safety of pilgrims at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib.(HT PHOTO.)
Congress president Sonia Gandhi called upon the Indian government to immediately take up the issue with Pakistani authorities to ensure the safety of pilgrims at Gurdwara Nankana Sahib.(HT PHOTO.)

India should press for arrest, prevent attack on Gurdwara Nankana Sahib: Sonia Gandhi

Hindustan Times, New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 04, 2020 09:55 PM IST
An unruly mob on Friday evening reportedly attacked Gurdwara Nankana Sahib where Sikhism founder Guru Nanak Dev was born. According to reports, hundreds of angry residents at Nankana Sahib pelted the Sikh pilgrims with stones.
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: History, significance and teachings of the tenth Sikh guru.(Twitter)
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: History, significance and teachings of the tenth Sikh guru.(Twitter)

Teachings of Guru Gobind Singh Ji that you can use in your daily lives

Hindustan Times, Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JAN 02, 2020 10:31 AM IST
Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti 2020: Guru Gobind Singh Jayanti marks the birth anniversary of the 10th Sikh guru, Guru Gobind Singh Ji Maharaj. He was born in Patna and emerged as a great inspiration for people.

Corridor wish fulfilled, Wadala-led jatha heads to Kartarpur gurdwara

Hindustan Times, Gurdaspur | By HT Correspondent, Dera Baba Nanak (gurdaspur)
PUBLISHED ON DEC 26, 2019 11:21 PM IST
Mangu Mutt is located in front of the main entrance of the 12th-century Jagannath temple.(HT Photo/File)
Mangu Mutt is located in front of the main entrance of the 12th-century Jagannath temple.(HT Photo/File)

Demolition of Sikh’s Mangu Mutt in Puri begins, sanctum sanctorum to be spared

Hindustan Times, Bhubaneswar | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON DEC 09, 2019 12:36 AM IST
In September this year, Punjab chief minister Amarinder had opposed the move to demolish the Mutt visited by Guru Nanak Dev to spread his message of the oneness of God.
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Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniv: Celebrations over, but pilgrims continue to throng Sultanpur Lodhi

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Jatinder Mahal
PUBLISHED ON DEC 08, 2019 12:25 AM IST
On an average, over 20,000 pilgrims are visiting the historic gurdwara on a daily basis and the number touches over 1 lakh on weekends, said, Ber Sahib Gurdwara manager Satnam Singh
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Turban bank at Bangla Sahib Gurdwara in Delhi to motivate Sikh youngsters

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Press trust of India, New Delhi
PUBLISHED ON NOV 25, 2019 01:02 AM IST
The initiative was launched with donated ‘pagaris’ (turbans) marking the 550th birth anniversary of Sikhism founder Guru Nanak, said DSGMC president Manjinder Singh Sirsa
Jaspal interacting with governor of Pakistan Punjab, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar during an exhibition of sacred trees of Sikhism curated by him, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)
Jaspal interacting with governor of Pakistan Punjab, Chaudhry Mohammad Sarwar during an exhibition of sacred trees of Sikhism curated by him, on Wednesday.(HT Photo)

Former Punjab-cadre IAS officer meets Imran Khan in Pakistan

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 10:28 PM IST
A former Punjab-cadre IAS officer, Jaspal has authored a book “Tryst with Trees”, documenting historical gurdawaras named after trees.
Harvinder Singh Phoolka(HT File)
Harvinder Singh Phoolka(HT File)

Phoolka objects to term ‘Sikh cult’ in Ayodhya verdict addendum

Hindustan Times, Amritsar | By HT Correspondent, Amritsar
UPDATED ON NOV 14, 2019 10:16 PM IST
Writes to Akal Takht seeking direction to SGPC to take legal measures to ensure removal of the term
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Kartarpur Corridor: Only 700 pilgrims cross over to Kartarpur despite fee waiver on Parkash Purb

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Anil Sharma, Amritsar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:32 PM IST
Also, maximum number of pilgrims in a day was doubled to 10,000 on the occasion; most of devotees visiting Dera Baba Nanak confused over passport requirement, online registration
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Follow Guru’s teachings on peace, brotherhood: Kovind

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By Gagandeep Jassowal and Jatinder Mahal
PUBLISHED ON NOV 12, 2019 11:27 PM IST
Accompanied by Punjab governor VP Singh Badnore, Shiromani Akali Dal leaders and cabinet minister Sunder Sham Arora.
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Allow Pak Sikhs to visit Dera Baba Nanak: Takht jathedar

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Kartarpur
UPDATED ON NOV 09, 2019 10:18 PM IST
The jathedar said Islam and Sikhism have many similarities and both preach worship of a single God
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GK supports allowing women to sing hymns at Golden Temple

Hindustan Times, Chandigarh | By HT Correspondent, Chandigarh
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 11:08 PM IST
Opposes government intervention into religious matters; says rights of broadcasting of live kirtan from the shrine be given to all Punjabi channels
Birmingham City University is the second university in UK to mark the Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary.(HT Photo)
Birmingham City University is the second university in UK to mark the Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary.(HT Photo)

‘Langar on campus’ for Birmingham City University students to mark Guru Nanak’s 550th birth anniversary

Hindustan Times, London | By Prasun Sonwalkar
PUBLISHED ON NOV 08, 2019 07:58 PM IST
The Birmingham City University said on Friday that the annual langar event is usually held in February or March, but has been advanced in view of the founder of Sikhism’s birth anniversary being celebrated in India, UK and across the globe.
Heaps of garbage near Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Gurdaspur district on Thursday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
Heaps of garbage near Gurudwara Darbar Sahib in Gurdaspur district on Thursday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Garbage dots Dera Baba Nanak

Hindustan Times, Dera Baba Nanak | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON OCT 17, 2019 10:32 PM IST
A garbage dump close to historic Sikh shrine is an eyesore ahead of opening of Kartarpur corridor
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Awareness film fest to show documentary on Guru Nanak

Press Trust of India | By Press Trust of India, Washington
PUBLISHED ON OCT 11, 2019 12:05 AM IST
A view of the construction work of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)
A view of the construction work of Kartarpur Corridor at Dera Baba Nanak in Gurdaspur district on Monday.(Sameer Sehgal/HT)

Work on Kartarpur corridor in full swing on Indian side

Hindustan Times, Dera Baba Nanak | By Surji Singh, Dera Baba Nanak
UPDATED ON AUG 27, 2019 08:19 AM IST
Nearly 1,700 workers are working in different shifts round-the-clock to meet the completion deadline of the corridor, being opened to provide the Indian devotees an access to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur, the last resting place of Sikhism’s founder.
The Pakistan high commission in New Delhi issued visas to the Indian pilgrims on July 26.(PTI Photo)
The Pakistan high commission in New Delhi issued visas to the Indian pilgrims on July 26.(PTI Photo)

500 more Indians allowed by Pakistan to attend Sikh festival

New Delhi | By HT Correspondent
UPDATED ON JUL 31, 2019 08:17 AM IST
The ‘jatha’ or caravan of Indian pilgrims crossed over to Pakistan through the Wagah border crossing on Tuesday morning, the Foreign Office said.
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