DERA SACHA SAUDA
SC rejects pleas for transfer of criminal cases on sacrilege of Sikhs' holy book out of Punjab
It was alleged that as the matters relate to alleged sacrilege of the holy book in different places in Punjab in 2015, there was deep anguish and bitterness amongst a particular religious group, who form majority in Punjab and hence the trials against the accused, members of the 'Dera Sacha Sauda' sect, may be be biased.
Sukhbir Badal urges PM Modi to take up transfer of Kartarpur shrine management to trust with Pakistan
The Pakistan government's decision to e...
New connectivity to Amritsar; Expressway phase-I to cost Rs 25,000 crore, says Gadkari
With this expressway, travel time from Amritsar to Del...
Punjab: Kartarpur Corridor bridges Partition gulf as state remembers Baba Nanak's message
As Sikhs celebrated the 550th birth anniversary of Guru Nanak Dev, Pakistan allowed unprecedented access to Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Kartarpur, the place where the founder of their faith spent his final years. Pilgrims visiting the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur often peer into binoculars installed there to gaze in reverence upon Kartarpur Sahib gurdwara in Pakistan.
Kartarpur Gurdwara added in MP govt's pilgrimage scheme
"The name of Kartarpur Sahib, Pakistan, is added in the list of destinations to be covered under the 'Mukhya Mantri Teerth Darshan Yojna'," the official said quoting the order.
Imran Khan inaugurates Kartarpur corridor to facilitate visa-free entry of Indian pilgrims
Khan welcomed the first batch of the Indian Sikh pilgrims who entered Pakistan through the corridor in Kartarpur, the final resting place of Guru Nanak Dev, to Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Punjab's Gurdaspur. PM Modi earlier flagged off the first batch of over 500 pilgrims in Gurdaspur, saying it will be easy to pay obeisance at the Darbar Sahib gurdwara after the opening of the corridor.
Kartarpur corridor's opening to 'enormously improve' Indo-Pak ties, says Manmohan Singh
Former prime minister Manmohan Singh went to the Pakistan side of Kartarpur corridor as part of the first batch which also included Akal Takht Jathedar Harpreet Singh, Punjab Chief Minister Amarinder Singh, former chief minister Parkash Singh Badal, Sukhbir Singh Badal, Harsimrat Kaur Badal, cricketer-turned-politician Navjot Singh Sidhu and BJP MP Sunny Deol.
Sikh separatists, including Bhindranwale, feature in Pakistan's video on Kartarpur
The video was released on Monday just days ahead of the inauguration ceremony of the much-awaited corridor, which will connect the Dera Baba Nanak shrine in India's Punjab with Darbar Sahib at Kartarpur in Pakistan, just 4 kilometres from the International Border. In Chandigarh, Punjab CM said the video showed Pakistan's “hidden agenda” in opening the corridor.
Kartarpur corridor: India hopes pact will be inked on time, asks Pakistan not to levy USD 20 fee
Pakistan has been insisting on levying the service fee of USD 20 per pilgrim to meet the operational costs of the corridor linking the historic Gurdwara Darbar Sahib in Pakistan's Kartarpur with Dera Baba Nanak shrine in Gurdaspur, Punjab.
BSF to secure immigration checkpoints on Kartarpur corridor
Security of immigration checkpoints are usually handled by CISF personnel but BSF has been given charge in this case as the terminals are on the Pakistan border. Apart from BSF, immigration, customs and state police officials will be stationed.
Sirsa candidates still woo Dera
The present Dera followers still look forward to Dera for solutions to all their problems, including who to vote for in the coming assembly elections, even after its chief Gurmeet Ram Rahim Singh's arrest.
After Punjab, It’s Udta Haryana: drug abuse emerges top election issue
How chronic the problem has become is evident from numerous wall writings in villages with phone numbers for rehabilitation centres.
Dera Sacha Sauda chief seeks over month-long parole for farming
The 51-year-old is currently lodged at Sunaria jail in Rohtak after being convicted in two rape cases and murder of a journalist.
Parties woo followers of Dera Sacha Sauda ahead of Lok Sabha polls
In the past support of dera followers was considered crucial for several parliamentary seats including Sirsa and Hisar.
Panchkula: CBI court to pronounce verdict on Dera Sacha Sauda chief today
Panchkula: CBI court to pronounce judgment in journalist murder case involving Dera Sacha Sauda chief Gurmeet Ram RahimPanchkula: CBI court ...