Golden Temple

Nihangs kill Punjab youth for ‘smoking’ near Golden Temple, one arrested

Police sources said a CCTV camera outside a hotel near the Golden Temple had captured the incident after which the accused was identified.

published on : 9th September 2022

Youth murdered by Nihangs for smoking lay bleeding for hours; passers-by remained mute spectators 

There is no ban on drinking or smoking in the city.

published on : 8th September 2022

'The Anatomy of Loss' book review: Of festering wounds and fractured identities

Heartbreaking tale of the 1984 pogrom told through the eyes of an eight-year-old boy

published on : 28th August 2022

Grand Janmashtami celebrations at Hare Krishna Golden Temple

This was followed by the performance of melodious bhajans and kirtans and traditional  dance by devotees during the Sankirtana.

published on : 20th August 2022

Five-year-old girl's body found abandoned near Golden Temple; mother's role under scanner

The footage from CCTVs installed outside Golden Temples showed a woman carrying the child in her lap, police said.

published on : 12th August 2022

GST on SGPC inns around Golden Temple kicks up political storm

Describing the decision as arbitrary, Punjab Chief Minister Bhagwant Mann and Shiromani Akali Dal MP and former Union minister Harsimrat Badal demanded that it be rolled back.

published on : 3rd August 2022

Pro-Khalistan slogans raised at Golden Temple on 38th anniversary of Operation Bluestar 

Pro-Khalistan slogans were also raised by activists of the Shiromani Akali Dal (Amritsar) outfit led by former MP Simranjit Singh Mann, who was also present at the spot.

published on : 6th June 2022

Punjab CM pays obeisance at Golden Temple, holds closed-door meeting with Akal Takht Jathedar

However, what transpired at the meeting was not shared by the chief minister with the media when he came out of the residence of the Jathedar.

published on : 5th June 2022

Brahmostavam celebrations end at Hare Krishna Golden Temple

The celebrations concluded with Maha Samprokshana and Dhwaja Avarohana ceremonies.

published on : 9th May 2022

Brahmotsavam fete begins at Hare Krishna Golden Temple

The Hare Krishna Golden Temple is celebrating its fourth Brahmotsavam which will continue up to May 8.

published on : 4th May 2022

Patna Sahib priest requests PM for corridor around gurdwara

The government has to make a master plan and develop it. The project could cost around Rs 500 crore,” he said.

published on : 3rd March 2022

Canadian PM Trudeau, family pay obeisance at Golden temple wearing traditional Punjabi clothes

Trudeau and his family landed at the Sri Guru Ram Dass Jee International Airport here from Mumbai and headed straight for the shrine to offer prayers.

published on : 21st February 2018

'Kar sewa' begin to set up martyrs' gallery at Operation Blue Star Memorial near Golden Temple 

300 photographs of martyrs including Jarnail Singh Bhindrawale, Shubeg Singh, Thara Singh and others would be placed in the gallery.

published on : 7th July 2017

Ghosts of Operation Blue Star stir in Punjab’s politics

There’s a move to commemorate militants slain in the 1984 operation by the Indian Army in the Golden Temple Complex.

published on : 4th July 2017

Shiromani Gurdwara Parbhandak Committee rolls out red carpet for Canadian minister Harjit Sajjan at Golden Temple

SGPC president Kripal Singh Badungar was also present when the minister reached the shrine and he presented the visiting dignitary with a ‘siropa’, sword and a memento.

published on : 20th April 2017